Find complementary tools and resources for the Concordia University Wisconsin Pharmacy preceptors below—including training modules and drug information links—to aid in preceptor development and training.
Collaborative Education Institute (CEI): a resource for preceptors that offers developmental, as well as clinical modules that include CE. Access to this is provided as a benefit to CUW—SOP preceptors via E*Value.
- Log into your E*Value account and select the blue “Learning Modules” icon from the navigation at the top of the page. Choose “CEI” within the submenu that appears and follow the prompts to the CEI Preceptor Education page. View details or register at no charge for any of the activities housed on this page. All are accredited for CPE.
- Choose “Register” next to the activity you wish to complete
- Choose the schools for which you precept (if prompted) and then click the “Free” button before clicking the “Register” button
- At the Transaction Summary screen, click “Finalize Registration”
- To access your activity, either go to “My Portfolio” or choose “Click Here to go to Activity”
Scroll down to the list titled “My Activities” and locate the title, which should appear in the list. To access the links to the activity and any supporting documents, click the title. Any supporting handouts associated with the activity will be available by clicking the link titled “Available” under the Handouts column of the activity table.
CUW—SOP Preceptors can contact Melissa Theesfeld, Director of Experiential Education, for login information.
In collaboration with CUW-SOP, the Greater Milwaukee College of Clinical Pharmacy (GMCCP) presents “Effective Assessment of Learner Performance–A Preceptor Development Webinar.”
Please see the link below to listen to a recording of the fall educational event.
Tools and Resources
Pharmacists Letter (PL) Preceptor Training Network: a free source of preceptor training modules, including free CE offerings and CE tracking. Examples of Free CE opportunities from the PL include:
- Precepting in the Community Pharmacy, Parts 1–3
- Precepting in the Hospital Pharmacy, Parts 1–3
- Evaluation and Feedback in Pharmacy Practice Experiences
- Handling Difficult Learning Situations
- Journal Club articles and guides
- Promoting Professionalism in Pharmacy Practice Experiences
ASHP Preceptor Toolkit: designed as a resource for frontline pharmacists who have a formal or informal responsibility to precept pharmacy students. The various articles and links will serve as an excellent starting point in guiding preceptors in the provision of optimal pharmacy practice experiences.
American Pharmacists Association (APhA): has multiple resources related to precepting student pharmacists and/or pharmacy residents. Examples of free CE opportunities through APhA include:
- The Pharmacist Preceptor Education Program: addresses the role of the preceptor and strategies to enhance implementation of pharmacy rotation
- Preceptor SIG: addresses giving feedback, evaluating students, and managing difficult learning situations
National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education: coordinates and studies the advancement of collaborative, team-based health professions education and patient care as an efficient model for improving quality, outcomes, and cost. It’s a free resource with online training modules and group resources focused on inter-professional practice and education.
Free Drug Information Links
- Epocrates Online Free, requires registration
- Directory of Open Acccess Journals (DOAJ)
- Recalls, Market Withdrawals & Safety Alerts
- Information on current clinical trials
- Drug digest
- Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
- National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
- MediLexicon Medical abbreviations, dictionary, ICD9 codes, etc.
- HIV InSite (from UCSF)
- Cancer literature in PubMed
- PubMed clinical queries
- TOXNET (Toxicology Data Network)