Preceptor Orientation

Preceptor Orientation

This CPE course consists of four brief activities that equips preceptors with the background information they need to be successful clinical instructors for student pharmacists.

Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE course, pharmacy preceptors should be able to:  

Module #1: Pharmacy Preceptor Fundamentals
1. Define the term precepting
2. Discuss the benefits of becoming a preceptor
3. Identify skills needed to be an effective preceptor

Module #2: Effective Strategies to Maximize Student Learning
1. Identify principles of adult learning
2. Discuss how to assess a student’s knowledge
3. Describe how the preceptor’s role in teaching clinical problem solving changes based on the student’s level of knowledge and skills

Module #3: Developing an Effective Rotation Experience
1. Define the role of the preceptor during an effective rotation
2. Develop a process for the preparation of a student rotation, including orientation procedures and creation of student learning materials
3. Design appropriate learning activities and experiences to enhance the student rotation

Module #4: Evaluating Performance and Providing Feedback
1. Discuss strategies to write and present an effective student evaluation
2. Identify characteristics of providing effective feedback
3. Demonstrate the ability to provide both constructive and positive feedback using the Situation, Behavior, Impact, Recommendation model

Kelly Stegh, PharmD
Management and Education Consultant
Kelly Stegh reports no actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this continuing pharmacy education activity.

Course fee includes course, course materials, and CPE credit submission to CPE Monitor.
Course is non-refundable.
Release Date: April 26, 2021
Planned Expiration Date: April 26, 2024

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

Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0107-0000-21-173-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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