American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education

The American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education is the official publication of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. The American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education provides professionals, graduate students, and postgraduates with information on the latest advances in pharmaceutical education. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education includes research articles, editorials, descriptions of teaching innovations, and book reviews.

Articles from Vol. 77, No. 10, December

2013 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Report
MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT AND CEO Getting to the Right Tables of Influence Partnership was a driving force at AACP during the past year. We sought "all the right tables of influence," pursuing other organizations in education and healthcare...
A Leadership Elective Course Developed and Taught by Graduate Students
INTRODUCTION In the ever-changing landscape of the healthcare field, pharmacists must develop innovative strategies and communication skills that will enable them to deliver high-quality and cost-effective care that will move the profession forward...
An Elective Course in Leader Development
INTRODUCTION The 1982 Argus Commission's report identified the need to build leadership skills in pharmacy students during challenging times. (1) Thirty years later, with healthcare reform challenges looming in the context of a difficult economic...
An Elective Course on Application of Clinical Pharmacy Principles
INTRODUCTION Standard 11 of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accreditation standards states that programs must use and integrate teaching and learning methods "fostering the development and maturation of critical thinking...
A Quantitative Professionalism Policy in a Community Pharmacy Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience
INTRODUCTION Instilling and fostering professional behaviors in students is considered one of the primary objectives of pharmacy curricula. While professionalism can be defined in many ways, numerous definitions have been provided in pharmacy academia...
A Roadmap for Educational Research in Pharmacy
INTRODUCTION Educational research has undergone significant growth in recent years amid increasing demands for accountability, data-informed decision making, and evidence-based quality improvement. While governing bodies like the Accreditation Council...
Board of Directors Meeting, July 11-12, 2013, Chicago, Illinois
1. Roll Call President J. Lyle Bootman welcomed the Board and staff members present at the Hyatt Regency Chicago at 9:05 a.m. on July 11,2013. The following Board members participated in the discussion: Cynthia J. Boyle (Speaker of the House), Brian...
Competencies for Student Leadership Development in Doctor of Pharmacy Curricula to Assist Curriculum Committees and Leadership Instructors
INTRODUCTION Guideline 9.3 of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education's (ACPE) Accreditation Standards and Guidelines for the Professional Program in Pharmacy Leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy Degree states that "the college or school curriculum...
Corrections to References in "An Interprofessional Pediatric Prescribing Workshop"
In the Instructional Design and Assessment article entitled "An Interprofessional Pediatric Prescribing Workshop," published in the August 10, 2012, issue of the Journal (2012; 76:Article 111), the first 13 references in the References section are...
Educational Testing Validity and Reliability in Pharmacy and Medical Education Literature
INTRODUCTION Pharmacy educators use a wide variety of evaluation methods to ascertain whether students achieved specific learning objectives. When developing and evaluating the effectiveness of a doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) curriculum, educators...
Exuding Competence
"Where's the sweat, Lisa?" This admonition from a teacher to a less-than-engaged student is from the movie Fame. The singular call out by the teacher is one of my favorite and often used movie quotes. Lisa is a competent student or she would not have...
Felton L.: Remington: Essentials of Pharmaceutics
Felton L. Remington: Essentials of Pharmaceutics. Pharmaceutical Press; 2013, 772pp, $69.00 (softcover), ISBN 9780857111050. This new pharmaceutics book, edited by Dr. Linda Felton, is a snap shot of the previous Remington's pharmaceutical sciences...
Final Report of the 2012-2013 Bylaws and Policy Development Committee
A. MEMBERSHIP RESOLUTIONS Resolution #1--University of North Texas System College of Pharmacy PASSED in the first session of the House of Delegates. B. PROPOSED POLICY STATEMENTS Policy Statement #1 (Source: 2012-13 Professional Affairs...
Game Changers in Education and Health Care: Report of the 2012-13 Argus Commission
INTRODUCTION The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Argus Commission is comprised of the five immediate past AACP presidents and is annually charged by the AACP President to examine one or more strategic questions related to pharmacy education,...
Guiding Principles for Student Leadership Development in the Doctor of Pharmacy Program to Assist Administrators and Faculty Members in Implementing or Refining Curricula
INTRODUCTION The need for leadership instruction in pharmacy education has been articulated by multiple pharmacy groups over many years. (1-6) The Oath of a Pharmacist indirectly supports the need for leadership instruction by calling on pharmacists...
Impact of a First-Year Student Pharmacist Diabetes Self-Care Education Program
INTRODUCTION The prevalence of diabetes has reached epidemic proportions, creating a mandate for more healthcare providers to meet the needs of this growing patient population. With one-fourth of Americans diagnosed with diabetes or at risk for...
Impact of a Student Leadership Development Program
INTRODUCTION Changes in health care, including the expanded use of health information technology and the implementation of health care reform, have resulted in new roles for pharmacists including greater involvement in patient care and disease state...
Independent Auditor's Report
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES OF PHARMACY, INC. June 30, 2012 TABLE OF CONTENTS Independent Auditor's Report Statements of Financial Position Statements of Unrestricted Revenues, Expenses and Other Changes in Unrestricted Net Assets Statements...
Is It Time to Start Teaching Basic Diagnostics?
A pressing movement within the profession, which is being partially propelled by national universal healthcare initiatives, is the drive towards "provider status" for at least some groups of pharmacists. (1) Given the long history of our profession,...
Johnson TJ.: Critical Care Pharmacotherapeutics
Johnson TJ. Critical Care Pharmacotherapeutics. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 2012, 420pp, $52.43 (softcover), ISBN 9781449604783. Critical Care Pharmacotherapeutics provides groundwork for pharmacy students and residents in critical...
Leadership Development of Student Pharmacists
Redesigning the health system model(s) to provide improved access, coordination, and utilization of resources, and quality of care is an important step towards achieving better health for all. This will require the work of many creative and forward-thinking...
Leadership Is Not a Soft Skill
As volunteers within various pharmacy organizations, we have become more sensitized to the crucial role of language in communicating desired messages. For example, the term community pharmacy is now preferred over retail pharmacy. At no time is messaging...
Organizational Philosophy as a New Perspective on Understanding the Learning of Professionalism
INTRODUCTION Pharmacy practice has an increasingly clinical focus, both in hospital and community pharmacy. This is evident in a revised community pharmacy contract. (1) which diversified remuneration away from payment by volume of items dispensed...
Pharmacy Residency Match Rates and Predictors
INTRODUCTION The training of pharmacists has changed, because of the shift from a bachelor of science in pharmacy to the doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degree. In 1991, only 17% of degrees conferred to pharmacists were PharmD degrees. (1) In 1997,...
Preparation of Faculty Members and Students to Be Citizen Leaders and Pharmacy Advocates
INTRODUCTION In 2004, a survey of pharmacists predicted that a significant gap in pharmacy leadership would occur between 2009 and 2014 in health-system pharmacy. Of particular concern, less than half (32%) of current pharmacist practitioners were...
Reliability of a Minimal Competency Score for an Annual Skills Mastery Assessment
INTRODUCTION Many colleges and schools of pharmacy have developed mile marker or progress examinations in response to the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education Standards described in Guideline 15.1, (1) which states that the evaluation of...
Report of the 2012-2013 Professional Affairs Committee: Tables of Influence-Is Pharmacy Hungry Enough?
BACKGROUND AND CHARGES According to the Bylaws of AACP, the Professional Affairs Committee is to study issues associated with the professional practice as they relate to pharmaceutical education, and to establish and improve working relationships...
Report of the 2012-2013 Standing Committee on Advocacy: Advocacy Tools and Resources: A Framework for Increasing Member Engagement
INTRODUCTION According to the Bylaws of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), the Advocacy Committee: "will advise the Board of Directors on the formation of positions on matters of public policy and on strategies to advance those...
Self-Perceived Professional Identity of Pharmacy Educators in South Africa
INTRODUCTION The role and behavior of pharmacy educators has been identified as a significant factor in the development of professionally mature pharmacy practitioners with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to deliver "medicine-centered,...
Soric MM.: Maximize Your Rotations: ASHP's Guide to IPPEs, APPEs, and Beyond
Soric MM. Maximize Your Rotations: ASHP's Guide to IPPEs, APPEs, and Beyond. Bethesda, MD: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists; 2013, 286pp, $35 (softcover), ISBN 9781585283545. It can be a real challenge to maintain any type of consistency...

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