At the Wulling Center, we’ve been trying to start a movement. – a movement that values and celebrates the role of educational scholarship in advancing pharmacy education. Inspired by this TED Talk, we decided to “start dancing” and see if others might join in. This August, we held a 10 day Tweet-a-Thon at #RxEdScholar. It was … More Join the 14 Day Pharmacy Writing Challenge
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
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
In 1999, former University of Minnesota (UMN) President Mark Yudof established the Academy of Distinguished Teachers (ADT) in recognition of the importance of outstanding teaching to the university. The ADT’s purpose is to recognize and celebrate teaching excellence, foster continuous improvement of teaching and learning at the UMN, and strengthen the resources to do so. … More Fostering collegiality and celebrating outstanding teaching
UMN-COP Faculty continue to innovate in the new curriculum and to share their insights with pharmacy educators. Below is a roundup of our recent publications. Educational Leadership & Administration Expanding Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency Education Through a Multisite University-Affiliated Model Drs. Sarah Schweiss, Sarah Westberg, Jean Moon, and Todd Sorensen describe and advocate for the … More Publication Record: Spring 2017
10 Years, 60 Pharmacists and 175 Students One of the highlights of the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy’s (MN-COP) Leadership Emphasis Area (LEA) curriculum1 is the Leadership Networking Partners (LNP) program2 that has been in operation since 2007. Within this experience, students on Duluth and Twin Cities campuses pair with local pharmacists recognized for … More Pairing Pharmacists and Students for Leadership Development