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Preceptor Development/Continuing Education

Upcoming Continuing Education Events Offered: 

 

Continuing Education Programs Available:

WesternU College of Pharmacy Office of Experiential Education (OEE) can provide on-site CE preceptor development programs for many of our clinical sites. If you bring ten or more pharmacists together for a CE (lunch or dinner), then we will come to you to provide the CE credit focused on improving the skills involved with precepting students on clinical rotations. Contact the OEE office at oee@westernu.edu for more information about these programs if you are interested.  Contact the OEE oee@westernu.edu for more information if you are interested.

Putting the Patient First in Pharmacy Experiential Education

Learning Objectives for Pharmacists:

  • Describe the Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process
  • List specific ways that the PPCP can be integrated into different types of pharmacy practice settings
  • Identify ways of evaluating student pharmacists’ ability to perform PPCP activities at their facility
  • Define the term clinician educator
  • Identify and describe key elements to developing and maintaining professional relationships
  • Examine clinician attributes that build rapport and establish credibility
  • Create an action plan to enhance engagement with patients, students and colleagues 

Speakers:
Lindsay E. Davis, PharmD, BCPS, ASH-CHC, TTS
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Midwestern University College of Pharmacy – Glendale

James Scott, PharmD, FCCP, FASHP, FCSHP 
Associate Dean for Experiential and Professional Affairs
WesternU, College of Pharmacy
 
See links below for available dates and locations:

San Diego     Orange     Universal City 

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) LogoWestern University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy is accredited by the
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy
education.


Building a Better Rotation

Learning Objectives for Pharmacists:

  • List the essential components of a clinical rotation
  • List the essential components of evaluating student pharmacists on rotation
  • Provide examples of summative and formative feedback
  • List the essential components of rotation orientation

Target audience: Pharmacists (P)
This is a knowledge based activity
0.1 CEU’s or 1 Contact Hours
UAN #0059-0000-15-077-L04-P & # 0059-0000-15-077-L04-T
No fee for WesternU Preceptors
To earn CE credit, attendees will be required to actively participate in the entire session and
evaluate the program & complete a post test. Partial credit will not be given.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) LogoWestern University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy is accredited by the
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy
education.

Teaching Clinical Skills

Learning Objectives for Pharmacists:

  • Correlate the Stages of Learning Pyramid with preceptor roles
  • List hierarchy of practice-based teaching
  • List examples of how case-based learning can be incorporated into a pharmacy practice experience
  • List examples of how questioning, feedback and facilitating can be used in the pharmacy practice experience they oversee.

Target audience: Pharmacists (P)
This is a knowledge based activity
0.1 CEU’s or 1 Contact Hours
UAN #0059-0000-17-002-L04-P & # 0059-0000-17-002-L04-T
No fee for WesternU Preceptors
To earn CE credit, attendees will be required to actively participate in the entire session and
evaluate the program & complete a post test. Partial credit will not be given.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) LogoWestern University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy is accredited by the
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy
education.

Dealing with Difficult Students on Rotation

Learning Objectives for Pharmacists:

  • Provide examples of how preceptor feelings about trainees have affected the training
  • Diagnose a students learning needs
  • Provide examples of ways to overcome challenging situations with trainees
  • Explain the difference (and the impact of the difference) between teaching and learning

Target audience: Pharmacists (P)
This is a knowledge based activity
0.1 CEU’s or 1 Contact Hours
UAN #0059-0000-17-004-L04-P & # 0059-0000-17-004-L04-T
No fee for WesternU Preceptors
To earn CE credit, attendees will be required to actively participate in the entire session and
evaluate the program & complete a post test. Partial credit will not be given.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) LogoWestern University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy is accredited by the
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy
education.

Making Evaluations Easy and Effective

Learning Objectives for Pharmacists:

  • Identify 3-4 of the core requirements for pharmacy practice experiences that facilitate evaluations
  • List 4-5 tenets of providing constructive feedback
  • Provide examples of appropriate milestones/endpoints following an example of a constructive evaluation

Target audience: Pharmacists (P)
This is a knowledge based activity
0.1 CEU’s or 1 Contact Hours
UAN #0059-0000-14-018-L04-P & # 0059-0000-14-018-L04-T
No fee for WesternU Preceptors
To earn CE credit, attendees will be required to actively participate in the entire session and
evaluate the program & complete a post test. Partial credit will not be given.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) LogoWestern University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy is accredited by the
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy
education.

For more information:

Western University of Health
Sciences College of Pharmacy
Office of Experiential Education
309 E 2nd Street, HPC 203
Pomona, CA 91766
Email: OEE@WesternU.edu
Telephone: (909) 469-5517
www.westernu.edu/pharmacy-oee

 

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