Preceptor education and training is an integral component of PCOM’s PharmD program and preceptor appointments are highly valued by both faculty and students. As such, preceptors are expected to be competent practitioners who are committed to pharmacy education. Though most preceptors are pharmacists, applicants with other scientific training will be considered for a preceptor appointment on an individual basis.
PCOM School of Pharmacy is interested in preceptors who:
Preceptors are evaluated by the Assistant Dean for Experiential Education, Clinical Coordinator and students. The Assistant Dean and Clinical Coordinator will periodically conduct site visits with the preceptor to assess student training opportunities and discuss student experiences with the preceptor. Students are also required to complete a formal assessment of the preceptor and training experience at the end of each experience.
All preceptor applicants must:
In order to be considered for the program, all preceptor applicants must:
More information about precepting is available in the 2015–2016 Preceptor Handbook.