Become a Pharmacy Preceptor
Taipei Medical University
  • Start Date: 08 Apr, 2019
  • 4 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos

Learn how to become an effective pharmacy preceptor, exploring the qualities a great preceptor needs.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility


Introduction Video

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.


Good internship programs are vital for training healthcare providers well - that’s why effective pharmacy preceptors, the teachers who guide students through their pharmacy training, are so important.

This course will provide those looking to become internship preceptors, in the context of pharmacy education, with basic knowledge about pharmacy precepting.

Understand the basic principle of precepting

On this course you’ll get an introduction to pharmacy precepting, noting the typical responsibilities and duties a preceptor must take on.

Learn how to create a well-organised learning experience

Along with clinical skill, a good preceptor should know how to design well-structured learning experiences and how to assess trainees. You’ll look at both of these areas and develop your skill in each.

Discover the qualities of an effective pharmacy preceptor

There are many qualities an effective pharmacy preceptor should have. From interpersonal skills to integrity, honesty and being responsible - a preceptor must act as a role model for students. They should be able to build proper relationships with their students. On this course we’ll look at how you can develop these qualities so you can become a great preceptor.

This course has been designed for those working in healthcare looking to become pharmacy preceptors.

In addition to the Taiwan Society of Health-System Pharmacists, this course is also accredited by the Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Associations and the Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Associations Foundation as credit towards your Continuing Professional Development.

Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

Taipei Medical University

Taipei Medical University (TMU), 600 meters away from the world’s tallest green building - Taipei 101 building, has been a leader in Taiwan’s healthcare system for more than half a century due to its research, teaching excellence, internationalization and outstanding medical service. TMU has seven colleges including College of Medicine, College of Oral Medicine, College of Pharmacy, College of Public Health and Nutrition, College of Nursing, College of Medical Science and Technology and College of Humanities and Social Sciences and owns three Joint Commission International (JCI)-accredited hospitals with a total capacity of over 3,100 beds. TMU and its three JCI hospitals are the largest and one of the best healthcare systems in the Taipei Metropolitan Area.

TMU leads in quite a few research areas including Cancer, Translational Medicine, Neuroregenerative Medicine, Biomedical Devices and Tissue Engineering, Reproductive Medicine and Biomedical Informatics. TMU has several top-notch research centers such as Center of Excellence for Cancer Research, Center of Excellence for Clinical Trial and Research in Neuroscience, Center of Excellence for Stroke Research, Center of Excellence for Biomedical Implants and Microsurgery Devices. TMU collaborates with many international prestigious universities and institutes on cancer, neurotrauma, nanotechnology and 3D printing research such as National Institutes of Health, Johns Hopkins University, University of Southampton, University of Dundee, University of Liverpool, Aarhus University, University of Washington, University of Tokyo, Academia Sinica, and National Health Research Institutes.

TMU’s commitment to internationalisation has resulted in 36,000 alumni improving healthcare systems in over100 countries around the world. More than 5,500 students from over 31 countries are enrolled in TMU’s seven colleges, and most master’s degree and doctoral programs offer instruction in English. The permanent appointment of the university’s medical teams to assist two African nations (Swaziland and Sao Tome and Principe) provides opportunities for service and learning as well as enhancing Taiwan’s health diplomacy.


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