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Online course

Become a Pharmacy Preceptor

Learn how to become an effective pharmacy preceptor, exploring the qualities a great preceptor needs.

Discover the qualities of an effective pharmacy preceptor

Good internship programs are vital for training healthcare providers well - that’s why effective pharmacy preceptors, the teachers who guide students through their pharmacy training, are so important.

This online course will equip you with the knowledge to become an effective pharmacy preceptor. You’ll discover the typical responsibilities and duties a preceptor must take on and you’ll improve your confidence in creating well-structured learning experiences and assessing trainees. This course will also help you to explore essential interpersonal skills like integrity, honesty and being a responsible role model for students.

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Skip to 0 minutes and 7 secondsHello, Everyone! My name is Shawn Chen. I'm the chairman and associate professor of clinical pharmacy department. Today, I'm pleased to introduce you our new

Skip to 0 minutes and 18 secondscourse in clinical pharmacy: How to be a super clinical pharmacy perceptor. To be a good mentor, we can respectively recite how we grew up. First, we start to know the principles. Then, we knows the background. And then, our mentors show us how to perform these clinical tasks. Finally, we do them by ourself. Through this process, knowledge becomes skills, and skills become our abilities. In this series of lectures, we hope to foster our students with their clinical abilities and skills, and also the best usage of the knowledge they earned from the school. In this course, we invite two important clinical faculties to share their experience with us. I would like to use Dr. Brown's figure to illustrate our goals for students.

Skip to 1 minute and 24 secondsWe hope to build our students professional abilities in three different dimensions. Professional compatibility is the integrated competence from knowledge, skills and clinical judgment. The second one is the interpersonal compatibility, which means communication and people skill. The last dimension is even more important. Through our professional life, personal reliability, it is a character of honesty, integrity and responsibility. In this course we hope to help pharmacists in clinical path to become excellent receptors. This course records TMU's efforts on develop the same methodology for our preceptors across TMU hospitals. We hope these experiences can benefit even more to all clinical pharmacists precepting students in their career life.

What topics will you cover?

  • How to be a super preceptor
  • Principles of experiential learning in pharmacy and basketball
  • GPS precepting: assessment, feedback, and grading
  • Designing a structured, well-organized learning experience
  • Strategies for bringing out the best in every student
  • Traits of great preceptors and characteristics of great rotations
  • Optimal outcome precepting: putting everything together

Who is this accredited by?

Taiwan Society of Health-System Pharmacists: This course is accredited by the Taiwan Society of Health-System Pharmacists as credit towards your Continuing Professional Development.

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

  • Compare the differences between knowledge learning and experiential learning
  • Develop the skills for best practice
  • Describe the abilities a good pharmacy preceptor should have
  • Improve the design of professional training

Who is the course for?

This course has been designed for those working in healthcare looking to become pharmacy preceptors.

In addition to the Taiwan Society of Health-System Pharmacists, this course is also accredited by the Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Associations and the Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Associations Foundation as credit towards your Continuing Professional Development.

Who will you learn with?

Daniel Brown

I have been a pharmacy educator for more than 35 years. As of July, 2017, I will be the dean of the College of Pharmacy at California Health Sciences University.

Who developed the course?

Taipei Medical University (TMU) has been a leader in Taiwan’s healthcare system for over half a century due to its research, teaching excellence, internationalization and outstanding medical service.

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