On April 11th, the School of Pharmacy’s Office of Experiential Education held its first of Preceptor Development Workshop at the American University of Health Sciences (AUHS). The series of workshops was initiated to strengthen, expand, and develop their role as a preceptor.
The first workshop provided prospective preceptors with an orientation of the school’s mission, vision, and values, experiential course syllabi, experiential learning outcomes and objectives, and methods of evaluating student performance.
Pharmacists from various settings, including the AIDS Foundation, LA Care Health Plan, hospice pharmacy, board member of Orange County Pharmacists Association, pharmacy technician instructor, medication therapy management pharmacists, and members of the community attended the workshop.
The Office of Experiential Education would also like to thank the AUHS students who volunteered at the successful workshop, and the executive team of the School of Pharmacy and the University, including the President, Provost, and Chief Operations Officer, and representatives from the School of Nursing who attended to support the School of Pharmacy.
Next Preceptor Development Workshop to be scheduled in the upcoming months.
About American University of Health Sciences
AUHS is a Christian based, minority-serving university, which educates students for careers in the healthcare profession. AUHS emphasizes the values of faith in God, love of humankind, and belief that all people have a right to healthcare and deserve a good quality of life based on the wellness of body, mind, and spirit. The university celebrates diversity and reaches out to groups currently underrepresented in healthcare and research. AUHS provides the undergraduate and graduate curriculum, hands-on practical training and supportive environment required to create competent and compassionate healthcare professionals.
American University of Health Sciences is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001. For more information visit www.auhs.edu.