CVS Caremark - MN

8300 Norman Center Drive, Suite 800
Bloomington, MN 55437 

Jeffrey Larson, MS, MBA, RPh
Clinical Director
The Preceptor is licensed in North Dakota Minnesota.
Description of the Activities in which the Student Pharmacist will be Involved 
CVS Caremark is a leading pharmaceutical services company, providing comprehensive drug benefit services to plan members throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. CVS Caremark's clients include large and small employers, health plans/ managed care organizations, insurance companies, unions, government agencies and other funded benefit plans. The managed care rotation will provide the student with a unique opportunity to work on initiatives that foster proactive management of pharmaceutical and overall health care costs, including drug tends, financial and utilization analysis, drug information, specialty pharmacy management, formulary management, DUR management (implementation, management and reporting), utilization management (PA, QL, Step Therapy, Dose Optimization, etc.) and clinical solutions (sales, customization, implementation, reporting).
APPE Length 
Adaptable to school requirements - typically 5 weeks
APPE Schedule 
We operate in a very traditional office setting, so there is little flexibility for a non-traditional PharmD program.
Site does not offer an IPPE.
Site Capacity 
Site can accomodate one (1) student pharmacist per rotation block. 
When can you take student pharmacists for APPE's 
Adaptable to the rotational schedule of the affiliated school of pharmacy.
State and School/College Preference 
No preference
Site does not provide housing or housing assistance.
Student Pharmacist Prerequisites Prior to the Rotation Start 
Site does not have prerequisite requirements.
Affiliation Agreement Required by Site 
Site requires the school/college to sign an affiliation agreement; please contact Preceptor.


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