Teaching Certificate in Pharmacy Education

Please note we are in process of confirming dates for the 2020-2021 academic year.

The University of Washington School of Pharmacy offers a variety of opportunities to enhance the resident’s experience in precepting, teaching, and facilitating small groups.  Opportunities include Preceptor Training, Introduction to Teaching, Teaching Certificate in Pharmacy Education, and Co-instructing for the 1st – 3rd year Skills courses in the PharmD program.

Residents may elect to enroll in the Teaching Certificate (Workshops I-VI) or the basic introduction to teaching and precepting (Workshop I-II).  Co-instructor opportunities with the SOP are also available.

All Residents should attend the Preceptor Training Orientation.

08/20/2020 Workshop I Location: Online via Zoom
Introduction to Teaching

  • Crafting objectives, setting the agenda
  • Academia
  • Presentation skills
  • Developing your teaching philosophy
09/17/2020 Workshop II Location: Online via Zoom
Precepting Training/
Introduction to Teaching

  • Preceptor training (AM)
  • Group facilitation skills
  • Managing challenging situations
  • Providing feedback
08/20/2020 – 03/18/2021 Workshops I – VI Teaching Certificate in Pharmacy Education
All sessions will be online

  • Attend Workshops I – VI (the first two are outlined above)
  • Four additional mandatory Thursday evening workshops from 5:45-7:30pm (online)
  • Mentorship meetings with assigned UW Faculty Mentor
  • 10/22/2020 Workshop III Developing Objectives (Rotation, In-Services, Presentations), Precepting
  • 11/19/2020 Workshop IV Group Facilitation, In-Services, Presentation
  • 01/21/2021 Workshop V Presentations, Teaching Philosophy
  • 03/18/2021 Workshop VI Teaching Philosophy

 

Co-Instructor for Skills Courses

Opportunities to develop small group facilitation skills with PY1-PY3 PharmD students.

As the UW SOP transitions to the new curriculum, available co-instructor sessions are limited and priority will be assigned to those enrolled in the Teaching Certificate.

Sign up for the Co-Instructor slots with info about quarter and time is at the following link. The site will allow sign up beginning 9/1/20 at 8am PST:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0849A4AC29A1FF2-20202021
Sign ups will close on 9/11/20 at 11:59pm.

Expectations:

  • 10 week commitment, ~2 hrs weekly for one quarter
  • Prepare and facilitate portions of the skills session each week
  • Grading, assessing, and providing feedback

Courses available: (currently checking which courses will be available for the 2020-21 academic year)

  • Fall Quarter:
    • Pharmacist Provider Readiness (PY1 students)
      • 2 Resident per session; 1 session
    • Pharmacist Provider Readiness (PY2 students)
      • 3 Residents per session; 1 session
    • Applied Therapeutics skills (PY3 students)
      • 1 Resident per session; 3 sessions
  • Winter Quarter:
    • Pharmacist Provider Readiness (PY1 students)
      • 2 Residents per session; 1 session
    • Pharmacotherapeutic Foundation and OTC (PY1 students)
      • 10 Residents per session; 1 session
    • Pharmacist Provider Readiness (PY2 students)
      • 4 Residents per session; 1 session
    • Applied Therapeutics skills (PY3 students)
      • 1 Resident per session; 3 sessions
  • Spring Quarter:
    • Pharmacist Provider Readiness (PY1 students)
      • 2 Residents per session; 1 session
    • Pharmacist Provider Readiness (PY2 students)
      • TBD

Teaching Certificate Requirements:

  • Attend Workshops I-VI
  • Teaching mentor meetings
    • The teaching mentor offers access to the UW SOP faculty and their expertise in pharmacy education.
    • Communicate and schedule meetings with teaching mentor for reflection and advise.
    • Provide guidance and assist the resident’s reflection on their learning, precepting students, and presentation experiences. 
    • Advise the residents with their teaching philosophy and career goals.
  • Complete and submit all assignments and reflections by the end of August.
  • Teaching portfolio: participants will be required to demonstrate achievement
    of program outcomes via creation of a portfolio:

-Curriculum Vitae
-Teaching philosophy (personal statement on teaching)
-Teaching materials (Lectures, presentations, inservices)
-Course Syllabi (clerkship orientation / manual)
-Peer evaluation

-Student evaluations
-Self reflection
-Seminar / Lecture reflection
-Small group facilitation
-APPE preceptorship

Registration and Fees for the Workshops and Teaching Certificate:

Attend workshops and complete assignments for: Fees:
Precepting Training Workshop II (AM)
Introduction to Teaching Workshops I and II $175.00
Teaching Certificate in Pharmacy Education (TCPE) Workshops I – VI $350.00

Program Fees

  • Fees for 2020 will be paid online via Credit Card or by UW budget code.
  • https://washington.irisregistration.com/Form/4791
    • If paying by budget code, please note that at the last screen with an orange verification button, you will need to change the drop down menu to ‘budget code’ to remove credit card info fields.

Registration

Registration: https://forms.gle/Wa9K5AV5iXJnvrvF9 
Please note that some institutions (Providence) might block access to Google Docs, so you may need to access this link through another machine or personal device.

Registration closes 8/17/2020

Faculty

Alvin Goo, PharmD
Clinical Associate Professor
Director, Teaching Certificate in Pharmacy Education
Department of Pharmacy
rxteachc@uw.edu

Lingtak Chan, PharmD
Vice Chair and Professor
Department of Pharmacy

Jennifer Chang, PharmD
Clinical Associate Professor
Director, Preceptor Development
Department of Pharmacy

Jennie Do, PharmD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy

Leigh Ann Mike, PharmD
Clinical Associate Professor
Assistant Director for Education, Plein Center for Geriatric Pharmacy Research, Education, and Outreach
Department of Pharmacy

Sharon Wu, PharmD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy