Preceptor education and training is an integral component of PCOM’s Doctor of Pharmacy (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.BECOME A PRECEPTOR
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:
The Southeastern Pharmacy Experiential Education Consortium offers an online preceptor training series. Preceptors are encourage to complete all modules prior to precepting Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) students.
In order to be considered for the program, all preceptor applicants must:
For more information, please view the APPE Preceptor Information Manual.
More information about precepting is available in the School of Pharmacy Preceptor Handbook (PDF).