Generational Shift: Why We Should Modify our Instructional Strategies for the Next Generation of Pharmacists

Generational Shift: Why We Should Modify our Instructional Strategies for the Next Generation of Pharmacists

Do you feel like your interactions with Millennial students differ from those of previous generations?  This course enables pharmacist educators to understand the attitudes, work ethics, and preferred methods of communication of the Millennial generation as well as how they learn and study. Hear discussion on effective strategies based on generational research and advances in neuroscience to implement in the classroom and experiential setting that will aid you in working with and teaching the Millennial generation.

Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE activity, pharmacists should be able to: 
1. Explain the foundation for the behaviors and characteristics of the millennial generation.
2. Describe the 4A’s of Learning – Active, Associate, Anticipate, Awareness.
3. Develop strategies for incorporating the 4A’s when working with Millennial individuals.

Mary Niemczyk, PhD
Associate Professor
Arizona State University
Chandler, AZ

Dr. Niemczyk does not report any actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this continuing pharmacy education activity.

Fee includes course, course materials, and CPE credit submission to CPE Monitor.
Initial Release Date: December 17, 2020
Planned Expiration Date: December 17, 2023

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

Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0107-0000-20-358-H04-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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