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Auburn’s School of Pharmacy uses mock trial as teaching tool

AUBURN – The annual mock trial for Auburn University’s first-year pharmacy students is a fictional civil suit with real-life lessons.

A study by the Institute of Medicine found that approximately 1.5 million people are harmed by medication errors each year, including 7,000 deaths. On Friday, Aug. 12, first-year students from the Auburn and Mobile campuses of the Harrison School of Pharmacy will witness pharmacists’ professional responsibility tested in an imaginary, multimillion dollar civil case against a pharmacist, whose mistake allegedly resulted in the death of a young woman. The trial will begin at 1 p.m. in the tiered auditorium of the Walker Building on campus.

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Auburn pharmacy faculty, local attorneys holding mock malpractice trial

AUBURN – Auburn University’s incoming pharmacy students will get an introduction to professional responsibility Friday when attorneys and faculty conduct a mock malpractice trial.

The trial, part of the Harrison School of Pharmacy’s Foundations of Pharmacy orientation course, will involve arguments and deliberations in a fictional $375 million civil suit against a pharmacist. It will be presented at 1:30 p.m. in the Walker Building’s tiered auditorium for 150 first-year students, including 24 from the Mobile campus.

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