You may not often hear the words “scholarly” and “blog” used in the same sentence, but that is the new concept for Pulses; a scholarly blog supported by Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning (CPTL). Generated by several of the CPTL editors, this blog provides an outlet for scholarly dialogue in pharmacy education through brief … More Pharmacy education’s newest way to share your ideas.
Course and Curriculum Design Beyond the Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process: Cultivating Patient Care Practitioners by Utilizing the Pharmaceutical Care Framework Drs. Claire Kolar, Keri Hager, and Victoria Losinski identify several next steps to promoting the teaching and utilization of the Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process (PCPP). The team identifies the need to not only teach the … More Publication Record: Summer2017
Dr. Keri Hager shares the focus of some of her work from her spring 2017 semester leave. Why IPE? It is essential for students in health professional programs to learn the skills necessary to work effectively in a team-based, patient-centered, interprofessional setting. This goal has been clearly articulated in the IHI’s Triple Aim. What is … More Addressing the Gap: Expanding IPE to Graduate Trainees
Like last year, UMN-COP faculty and graduate students presented posters in a variety of disciplinary areas at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN. Click on the titles below to read more about each poster. School Poster on Assessing Student Achievement of CAPE Domain 4 Empowering Student Pharmacist Innovation … More Who and what was shared about our new curriculum at the 2017 AACP Annual Meeting?
Co-Curricular Activities in Pharmacy Education Co-curricular activities are defined as “experiences that complement, augment, and/or advance what is learned in the formal didactic and experiential curriculum.” Co-curricular activities may include things such as ‘brown bag’ medication reviews, participation in state and national legislative days, research projects, and holding office in student organizations or student government. … More Partnering with student organizations to support student success
A team of Minnesota faculty was recently recognized by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Experiential Education Section with the Award of Excellence in Experiential Education. The experiential education curriculum was significantly modified as part of the curriculum revision that started with the graduating class of 2017. Some of the goals were to increase … More U of MN Recognized for Excellence in Experiential Education
Why study “variables in new practitioners’ success”? The concept of success and the variables contributing to success as a new practitioner are insufficiently studied in pharmacy education. Domain 4 of the CAPE Outcomes lacks the specificity needed to guide curricular decisions about the inclusion or exclusion of specific content and skill sets. As a result, … More UMN pharmacy researchers study employer perceptions of success
We continue our series on innovation in electives by profiling an international elective, Portugal: A Study in Comparison. This course is led by Dr. Julie Johnson and Dr. Jason Varin. In addition this course is made possible due to a partnership with a pharmacist in Portugal, Ema Paulino, who is a leader in pharmacy and … More Studying pharmacists’ provided care, home and abroad
The Wulling Center is a community of scholars engaged in advancing education through the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) and through Educational Research. Affiliate members are researchers from an organization outside of the University of Minnesota, who are working with the Center in targeted research areas. The Wulling Center recently welcomed two new affiliate … More Wulling Center Welcomes Two New Affiliate Members
In January 2016, Drs. Abimbola “Abi” Asojo and Paul Ranelli were each representing their own departments, interior design and pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical sciences (PPPS), at a community engagement seminar. Dr. Ranelli mentioned pharmacy design and cultural sensitivity as an engagement area and they began exploring the possibility of applying the idea in Dr. Asojo’s … More Joining Pharmacy and Design: Reaching Out and Collaborating across Disciplines