Mind the Gap: Understanding Generational Differences of Learners

Mind the Gap: Understanding Generational Differences of Learners

This dynamic pharmacy education course will illustrate how preceptors can identify the five generations and trace the historical events that have shaped generational perspectives and technological preferences. The course content will provide tools and resources for carrying out the precepting roles of instructing, modeling, coaching, and facilitating. Real-world case scenarios will delve into these key areas, enabling preceptors to tailor communication and teaching methods to learners from different generations. After completion of this course, preceptors will be able to foster a more impactful and inclusive educational experience for all learners.

Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE course, pharmacy preceptors should be able to:
1. Identify the five generations using dates of birth
2. List the major historical events from each generation’s childhood that may have shaped their worldview
3. Contrast each generation’s technology tools and information sources
4. Describe how to use the 4As of learning to fulfill the four main precepting roles across the generations
5. Apply generational attributes to case vignettes to identify ways to tailor communication and teaching methods to meet the needs of the learner.

Melissa Medina, Ed.D.
Interim Dean and Professor
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Pharmacy

Melissa Medina 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: February 1, 2024
Planned Expiration Date: February 1, 2027

Copyright 2024, CEimpact. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction of this course without express permission is strictly forbidden.  

Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0107-0000-24-023-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 www.MyCPEMonitor.net.

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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