Preceptor Development: “Skills-based Student Assessment: Setting the Stage for Not Giving an Auto-A”


Skills-based assessment, including the use of Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs), is widely used across pharmacy education and is intended to maintain a standard minimum acceptable level of performance for all graduates. It is an important strategy to ensure pharmacy graduates are practice ready. During this interactive session, speakers and panelists will guide participants through the rationale, benefits, and mitigation strategies related to implementing EPAs within experiential education.

Fee

$0.00

CE Hours

1.50

CE Units

0.150

Activity Type

Application

Target Audience(s)

Pharmacists
Pharmacy Preceptors

Accreditation(s)

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

 

 

Skills-based assessment, including the use of Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs), is widely used across pharmacy education and is intended to maintain a standard minimum acceptable level of performance for all graduates. It is an important strategy to ensure pharmacy graduates are practice ready. During this interactive session, speakers and panelists will guide participants through the rationale, benefits, and mitigation strategies related to implementing EPAs within experiential education.

Objectives

  • Explain the rationale for skills-based assessment in Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs).
  • Discuss strategies for overcoming challenges in assessment faced by preceptors in experiential learning.
  • Incorporate Entrustable Professional Activity (EPA) levels to assessment of students on rotations.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Cathy Crill, Pharm. D., FCCP, BCNSP
Associate Professor and Director, Office of Experiential Learning and International Programs, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Liz Hall, Pharm. D., BCPS, BCPPS
Assistant Professor and Director of Assessment, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Activity Number

0064-0000-20-058-H04-P

Release Date: Dec 15, 2021
Credit Expiration Date: Dec 15, 2023

CE Hours

1.50