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The conference format includes a variety of presentations presented in a conference classroom style environment with several interactive professional discussions sessions.

2017 Agenda – Download PDF Version Here with Learning Objectives

ACPE LogoThe University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity is approved for 0.550 CEUs (5.50 contact hours) of continuing education credit. In order to receive 5.50 contact hours of CE credit, the participant must attend/participate in all sessions of the program, return their completed Record of Attendance Form at the conclusion of the program, and return to this website to complete the online evaluation.

Saturday, 5th of August 2017

 9:30 – 10:00



Welcome and Announcements


Lost in the Rubric? Navigating the APPE Student Evaluation Process

Sharla Tajchman, Pharm.D., BCCCP, BCNSP
Coordinator, Galveston/Houston Regional Experiential Program


Learning Objectives:

• Describe the Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) evaluation rubric.
• Describe appropriate evaluate student performance based on the established rubric for APPE competencies.
• Apply the evaluation rubric to sample APPE student cases.
• Implement training or remediation plans to address student performance deficiencies.


University, College and Experiential Overviewcollege of pharmacy logo

ACPE Accreditation Recap and AACP Annual Preceptor Survey Results

Patrick J. Davis, Ph.D.
Eckerd Centennial Professor in Pharmacy
University Distinguished Teaching Professor
UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers
Professor of Chemical Biology & Medicinal Chemistry
Senior Associate Dean-Academic Affairs

Experiential Overview

Jennifer Ridings-Myhra, B.S.
Assistant Dean for Experiential & Professional Affairs
Secretary, Texas Pharmacy Congress
Clinical Associate Professor of Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice


Learning Objectives:

• Articulate recent events within the College of Pharmacy and The University of Texas at Austin that
are relevant to the experiential program.
• List two new experiential initiatives.
• Describe and evaluate the recent experiential year.
• Discuss recommendations and implications of the 2017 AACP preceptor survey for The University of Texas at Austin’s experiential program.
• Describe implications for UT Austin’s experiential program as a result of its recent self-study and accreditation process.


Presentation of Preceptor Awards

Recognition of 2016 Regional Preceptor Award Recipients:

• Austin/Temple/Waco: Lucas Hill, Pharm.D.
• Dallas/Fort Worth: Jennifer Tran Belisle, Pharm.D.
• El Paso: Monique Garcia Aldaz, Pharm.D.
• Galveston/Houston: Joann Lim, Pharm.D.
• Rio Grande Valley: Rose Mary Silva-Rodriguez, Pharm.D.
• San Antonio: DeWayne Davidson, Pharm.D.

Presentation of the 2017 Wm. Arlyn Kloesel Preceptor of the Year Award




Navigating the Generational Divide – The Secret to Being a Preceptor Every Student Wants

Todd Canada, Pharm.D., BCNSP, BCCCP, FASHP, FTSHP
Regional Director, Galveston/Houston Regional Experiential Program and
Sarah Hardt, Pharm.D.
Coordinator, Austin/Temple/Waco Regional Experiential Program


Learning Objectives:

• Identify the communication preferences of different generations.
• Describe how different generations elicit feedback and rewards.
• Discuss strategies to address generational differences in work habits.
• Contrast the preferred mentoring styles of your generation to others.




Applying Student Evaluation Tools to Core Rotation Syllabi, DOPS, and Portfolios

Inpatient General Medicine: Nile Barnes, Pharm.D., and Phuoc Anh Nguyen, Pharm.D.

Advanced Community: Sharon Rush, R.Ph. and Consuelo Worley, MS, R.Ph.

Advanced Hospital: Carrie Shuman, Pharm.D. and Gabby Garza, R.Ph.

Ambulatory Care: Lucas Hill, Pharm.D. and April Hinds, Pharm.D.


Learning Objectives: 

• Articulate appropriate timing of DOPS for a particular type of rotation.
• Explain how to navigate a student’s rotation portfolio in Canvas®.
• List three student learning outcomes for a particular rotation.
• Apply the APPE rubric and principles related to generational differences to a DOPS or rotation scenario.


What Every Preceptor Needs to Know

Linda S. Albrecht, MBA, R.Ph., FASHP
Regional Director, Dallas-Fort Worth Regional Experiential Program


Learning Objectives

• List both preceptor and student requirements for participation in The University of Texas experiential program.
• Design an intern orientation session that will foster a meaningful preceptor-intern relationship. • • Describe guidelines for providing feedback and evaluation to pharmacist-interns.
• Outline the steps to take when dealing with poorly performing students or students who are in danger of failing a rotation.



ACPE LogoThe University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

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