Pointers for Preceptors: Tailoring Training to Different Layers of Learners


If you’re a preceptor at a practice-based learning site, you can’t miss this session. You’ll discover effective strategies for overcoming one of your greatest challenges: teaching and training learners at various levels. Find out how to create and adapt structured practice-based experiences with activities that suit each learner’s experiences and abilities. 

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this application-based activity, participants will be able to

  1. Describe pharmacy practice models that successfully meet the educational needs of various levels of learners.
  2. Explain how to identify individual learner needs and adapt learning experiences to meet those needs.
  3. Develop strategies to match learning activities with teaching goals and objectives to address learners’ needs and support clinical skill development.
  4. Discuss opportunities to increase the accessibility, quality, quantity, and variety of learning opportunities for different levels of learners.
Jessica Skelley, PharmD, BCACP
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy
Toral Patel, PHARMD
Asst. Professor, Dept. of Clinical Pharmacy
University of Colorado Skagg's School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Jean-Venable Goode, PHARMD, FAPhA, FCCP
Virginia Commonwealth University
Learning Level: Level 2
Track: Early New Practitioner, Pharmacy Management and Professional Leadership
Session Time Slot(s): 
Monday, March 23
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Gaylord National Resort - Chesapeake G-I
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-20-070-L04-P
CEUs Pharmacist: 0.2
Activity Type: