Become a Pharmacy Preceptor Course - Taipei Medical University

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

Why join the course?

Good internship programmes 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 course will provide those looking to become internship preceptors, in the context of pharmacy education, with basic knowledge about pharmacy precepting.

Understand the basic principle of precepting

On this course you’ll get an introduction to pharmacy precepting, noting the typical responsibilities and duties a preceptor must take on.

Learn how to create a well-organised learning experience

Along with clinical skill, a good preceptor should know how to design well-structured learning experiences and how to assess trainees. You’ll look at both of these areas and develop your skill in each.

Discover the qualities of an effective pharmacy preceptor

There are many qualities an effective pharmacy preceptor should have. From interpersonal skills to integrity, honesty and being responsible - a preceptor must act as a role model for students. They should be able to build proper relationships with their students. On this course, we’ll look at how you can develop these qualities so you can become a great preceptor.

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.

When would you like to start?

Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts.

  • Available now

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to:

  • Compare the differences between knowledge learning and experiential learning.
  • Describe the abilities a good pharmacy preceptor should have.
  • Develop the skills for best practice.
  • 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. I am currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy.

Elizabeth Chang

Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy; Taipei Medical University Deputy Director, Department of Pharmacy, Taipei Municipal Wanfang Hospital

Who developed the course?

Taipei Medical University

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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