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D. Preceptor Recruitment, Orientation, Education and Development

  1. Preceptor Recruitment and Orientation
    1. Recruitment and on-boarding of new sites and/or preceptors includes:
      1. Potential new sites/preceptors are identified by our Experiential Education faculty, recommended to our program by an internal or external third-party, or made known via sites/preceptors contacting the university and requesting to participate in our
      2. Experiential Education faculty evaluate site/preceptor candidates based on the information collected via our electronic intake form, phone and/or in-person communications, and/or recommendations received from third-parties.
      3. Experiential Education faculty verify that potential sites and preceptors have met licensing requirements.
    2. Orientation and training for all new preceptors includes:
      1. Orientation to the College of Pharmacy’s mission statement
      2. Orientation to teaching responsibilities associated with the rotation
      3. Orientation to the specific learning objectives for the rotation that will direct student activities
      4. Completion of an education module on the Pharmacists Patient Care Process (PPCP)
      5. Orientation to student evaluation to assess student performance
      6. Instruction on dealing with student problems and unprofessional student behaviors
      7. Instruction on the use of the Student Evaluation of Preceptor to self-assess teaching effectiveness
  2. Preceptor Education, Development, and Support
    1. Regular Experiential Education faculty visits, to review and provide updated information
    2. Annual Preceptor’s Conference
    3. Access to the library resources at SWOSU, including the electronic resources that can be accessed remotely
    4. Educational resources related to various precepting topics as needed
    5. Supportive environment fostered by Experiential Education faculty continually encouraging preceptors to contact the OEE with any needs, concerns, or suggestions they may have