APT - Advanced Preceptor Training

Activity Preview

If you currently serve as a preceptor, this program - which includes peer-developed content - will provide you with additional knowledge and tools to enhance the experiential education process for you and your student pharmacists and residents. For new preceptors, the APhA Advanced Preceptor Training will provide you with a strong foundation to get started in your new role.

The goal of the APhA Advanced Preceptor Training program is to provide a formal curriculum for preceptors at all practice sites who interact with student pharmacists and residents. This curriculum has been developed as the following four tracks to help guide your continuing professional development:

Track 1: Getting Started as a Preceptor
Track 2: Working Effectively with Student Pharmacists
Track 3: Building Clinical Confidence
Track 4: Cultivating Interprofessional Education

 

Program Completion Requirements

To earn continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit and/or a Certificate of Completion, participants must meet all the following requirements:

  • Complete the pre-requisite content to confirm baseline knowledge every preceptor must have.
  • Complete the self-assessment.
  • Identify and complete 10 activities and their associated assessment and evaluation. Participant must successfully complete each activity assessment with a score of 70% or better.
  • Once the above steps have been successfully completed, your Certificate of Completion will be available to you online for immediate printing.

 

Accreditation Information

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The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

APhA continuing pharmacy education policy provides you with two opportunities to successfully complete each continuing pharmacy education assessment. Please note that you will not be permitted to submit an assessment a third time. The current policy of the APhA Education Department is not to release the correct answers to any of our CPE assessments. This policy is intended to maintain the integrity of the CPE activity and the assessment.

Initial release date: June 15, 2021
Expiration date: June 15, 2024 - No credit can be earned after this date

*ACPE UANs

  • Getting Started as a Preceptor Prerequisite is approved for 3 hours (0.3 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-21-198-H04-P).
  • The Role of a Preceptor is approved for 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-21-199-H04-P).
  • Setting Expectations for Rotations is approved for 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-21-200-H04-P).
  • Developing Rotation Activities is approved for 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-21-201-H04-P).
  • Communicating with Student Pharmacists is approved for 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-21-202-H04-P).
  • Preventing Preceptor Burnout is approved for 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-21-203-H04-P).
  • Complying with ACPE Standards for IPPE and APPE is approved for 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-21-204-H04-P).
  • Principles of Adult Learning is approved for 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-21-205-H04-P).
  • Evaluating Student Pharmacists and Delivering Constructive Feedback is approved for 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-21-206-H04-P).
  • Navigating Conflict in the Experiential Setting is approved for 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-21-207-H04-P).
  • Legal Issues in Precepting is approved for 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-21-208-H04-P).
  • Motivating and Engaging Student Pharmacists is approved for 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-21-209-H04-P).
  • Professionalism during Rotation is approved for 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-21-210-H04-P).
  • Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process is approved for 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-21-211-H04-P).
  • Guiding Practice-Based Research is approved for 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-21-212-H04-P).
  • Motivational Interviewing is approved for 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-21-213-H04-P).
  • Medication Reviews and Patient Counseling Skills is approved for 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-21-214-H04-P).
  • Placing Journal Clubs into Practice is approved for 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-21-215-H04-P).
  • Interprofessional Precepting is approved for 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-21-216-H04-P).
  • Cultural Competency and Health Literacy is approved for 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-21-217-H04-P).
  • Team-Based Learning is approved for 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-21-218-H04-P).
  • Interprofessional Communications is approved for 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-21-219-H04-P).

*For full ACPE information, please refer to the description page for each individual activity.

Development

APhA Advanced Preceptor Training is an online educational activity for pharmacists developed by the American Pharmacists Association. © 2021 American Pharmacists Association

Disclosures

The authors and APhA’s editorial staff declare no conflicts of interest or financial interests in any product or service mentioned in this activity, including grants, employment, gifts, stock holdings, and honoraria. For a complete list of APhA staff disclosures, visit the APhA website at www.pharmacist.com/apha-disclosures

Fee

The fee for this program is $129.99 for APhA members and $349.99 for APhA non-members.

Technology Requirements

Computer and internet access is required to complete this activity. Please visit our website to view the Technology System Requirements for a positive learning experience.

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
APhA Provider #50-3800 13 Hours June 15, 2015 - June 15, 2099