Preceptor's Handbook for Pharmacists

Preceptor's Handbook for Pharmacists

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Being a preceptor is hard work. Let ASHP help you become a great leader with the new Preceptor's Handbook for Pharmacists, Third Edition, by Lourdes Cuellar and Diane Ginsburg. You'll quickly get up to speed on helping students and residents prepare to become effective pharmacists and master patient care. This updated guide will show you how to: * Integrate pharmacy students and residents into your practice* Improve essential communication, teaching, and leadership skills* Motivate and challenge students, set expectations, and acknowledge and understand generational issues and perspectives* Establish a professional attitude and bearing in your students* Develop your students' cultural competency* Grasp essential teaching skills fundamental to your students' success* Master the administrative detail of being a pharmacy preceptor* Understand the skills needed to mentor pharmacy residents and those in fellowships* In the changing world of pharmacy practice, the need for effective preceptors to help prepare both students and residents has never been greater. The Preceptor's Handbook for Pharmacists remains the go-to, authoritative resource for both new and experienced pharmacy preceptors. When you are a preceptor, you create a lifelong impact on young more

Product details

  • Paperback | 350 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 12.7mm | 544.31g
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • Bethesda, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 1585284955
  • 9781585284955

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Reviewer , Michael Barros, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP, BC-ADM (Temple University School of Pharmacy), , Description , This is the third edition of a handbook that continues to serve as an excellent guide to acquiring the necessary skills to become an effective educator. Although the book may be best used by novice educators, senior educators will find excellent tips to augment their interactions with students and residents., , Purpose , The authors set out to present various educational strategies for preceptors to use to actively engage with students and residents. Anyone looking to design dynamic and effective experiential programs at their practice sites will find this book most useful., , Audience , Any pharmacy professional looking to augment or improve their teaching skills will find this book incredibly helpful. Both novice and senior preceptors will walk away with great tips and ideas to enhance students' or residents' rotational experiences. The authors are credible professionals and they have assembled top leaders to contribute their expertise as well., , Features , Detailed chapters examine different educational scenarios. The 14 chapters progress from precepting fundamentals to topics such as precepting in new practice models and pharmacy residencies/fellowships. Chapters begin with outlines followed by learning objectives. Important concepts are explained and organized into easy-to-follow charts. Preceptor pearls are listed throughout to assist readers with how to incorporate the information into their practice setting. Finally, a summary enhances important concepts and references are provided for review., ,, Assessment , As an educator, I find this handbook continues to serve as an excellent resource for anyone wishing to augment or improve the educational component at their practice site. Readers will come away with great tips to help them become proficient, energetic, and memorable preceptors. ,, , --Michael Barros, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP, BC-ADM (Temple University School of Pharmacy)"Doody Review Services" (04/06/2016)show more

About Lourdes M. Cuellar

Lourdes M. Cuellar, MS, RPh, FASHP, serves as Administrative Director of Pharmacy, Clinical Support Services and Medical Outpatient Clinics at TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, TX. She received both her B.Sc. Pharm and M.S. in Pharm Administration from the University of Houston. She is a past-president of the Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists (TSHP), Gulf Coast Society of Health-System Pharmacists & of the TSHP Research & Education Foundation. Ms. Cuellar has served on various state, local and ASHP councils, committees and task forces. She has served as a Texas delegate to the ASHP House of Delegates since 1998. She is currently serving on the Texas Statewide Health Coordinating Council by appointment from former Governor Rick Perry. She is an adjunct Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Administration at the University of Houston and the University of the Incarnate Word and serves as a preceptor for pharmacy students & residents. Ms. Cuellar has been the recipient of several leadership awards including the TSHP Distinguished Service Award. The TIRR Pharmacy Department has been the recipient of the TSHP Collaborative Practice Award, University of Houston Health-System Preceptor Site of the Year Award & several pharmacists have received Preceptor of the Year awards. Her professional interests are in pharmacy practice management, leadership development, health policy, & alleviation of health disparities. She is recognized as a Fellow of the ASHP.Diane B. Ginsburg, PhD, RPh, FASHP, completed her B.S. in Pharmacy at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy in 1984 and a M.S. at the University of Houston College of Pharmacy in 1990. She completed a two-year ASHP-accredited residency in hospital pharmacy administration in 1987 at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. She received her Doctor of Philosophy degree in higher education administration in the College of Education at the University of Texas at Austin. She is currently a Clinical Professor in the Division of Health Outcomes and Pharmacy Practice and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, College of Pharmacy. She has been active with ASHP and served as President and a 3-year term on the Board of Directors. She has served ASHP in several capacities including: Chair, Council on Educational Affairs, AJHP Editorial Advisory Board, Texas Delegate, Co-Coordinator National Clinical Skills Competition. She is Co-Editor of Infectious Disease Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment and an author and editor of ASHP's Preceptor's Handbook for Pharmacists. She also served as Chair of the ASHP Research and Education Foundation Board of more