From Individual to Professional: Supporting Learners in Developing their Professional Identity

From Individual to Professional: Supporting Learners in Developing their Professional Identity

Professional identity formation is a critical pillar of a pharmacy professional’s career as it boosts confidence, reinforces professional behaviors, and fosters ethical practice. Discover why professional identity formation is essential and how pharmacists, preceptors, and mentors can support a student’s journey of professional self-discovery.

Upon successful completion of this application-based CPE course, pharmacy preceptors should be able to:
1. Define professional identity and its importance to the individual and the pharmacy profession
2. Describe educational practices that foster identity formation in pharmacy
3. Identify experiential activities that support professional identity formation (PIF)
4. Develop strategies to mentor and support pharmacy student and resident PIF

Jamie Kellar, BscHK, BScPhm, PharmD, PhD
Associate Dean Academic Organization
Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy
University of Toronto

Jamie Kellar has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. 

This program has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy as education for Minnesota pharmacy preceptors.

This program has been reviewed by the Texas Consortium on Experiential Programs and has been designated as preceptor education and training for Texas preceptors. 

Course fee includes course, course materials, and CPE credit submission to CPE Monitor.
Course is non-refundable.
Release Date: July 1, 2023
Planned Expiration Date: July 1, 2026

Copyright 2023, CEimpact. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction of this course without express permission is strictly forbidden.  


Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0107-0000-23-233-H99-P
Application-based CPE Activity

CEImpact is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Obtain CPE credit by completing the course, followed by the exam and evaluation (if applicable). Once successfully completed, your course will appear in your Completed Courses tab. Access your CPE statement of credit at

¹CEImpact provides you with two (2) opportunities to complete the exam. The learner will not receive CPE credit after two failed attempts.

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