Module 10: Entrustable Professional Activities

Preceptors of today’s student pharmacists are both new and experienced practitioners, working in clinics, hospitals, specialty sites, and/or community pharmacies. It is critical that the keep abreast of standards and guidelines for experiential learning from accreditation bodies, as well as gain knowledge and understanding of our University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy experiential learning curriculum. This module is part of a series of video lectures for preceptors to gain knowledge and skills related to the PittPharmacy program, accreditation standards, precepting resources, and strategies for success.

Sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

Target Audience

Who should attend:

  • Pharmacist preceptors

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this continuing pharmacy education program, the participant should be able to:

  • Define entrustable professional activities (EPAs)
  • Identify the six practice domains and five levels of supervision of EPAs
  • Analyze how other schools of pharmacy have integrated EPA use
  • Describe how EPAs are used in the Pitt Pharmacy curriculum
  • Discuss how EPAs can track the progression of student development
  • Develop students assignments related to different EPA competencies
  • Explain how EPAs are connected to the Pitt Pharmacy experiential learning student feedback surveys completed by preceptors
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 0.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
06/10/2020
Course expires: 
06/10/2023
Online
United States

Kathy Monangai, PharmD,  Graduate Student in the Doctor of Pharmacy Program.

No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

 

Susan J. Skledar, RPh, MPH, FASHP,  Associate Director of Experiential Learning Professor, Department of Pharmacy & Therapeutics University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy.
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This knowledge-based activity provides 0.5 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.
 

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Please note, the certificate issued at the end of this course is not official, it only indicates that you achieved a passing grade for this activity.   As required by the ACPE, credits for will be uploaded to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) within 60 days of completion.  It is the responsibility of the pharmacist/pharmacy technician to provide the correct NABP Board ID and DOB. To review/edit your board ID and/DOB, access your UPMC continuing education account and http://cce.upmc.com and choose “My Account”.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 0.50 Attendance
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