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CIPhER Center for Innovative Pharmacy Education & Research

Students as Pharmacist Extenders - Tips from the Field

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Thursday, November 17, 2022 via Zoom
Effectively integrating students into practice results in a win-win for sites and students.   In this session, seven preceptors in various practice inpatient, outpatient, and non-direct patient care settings will share how they have created active learning opportunities for students that help sites reach their department goals and extend the reach of pharmacy services.
Learning Objectives:  At the end of this program, participants will be able to:
  1. Identify strategies to align students learning experiences with departmental goasl and objectives
  2. Reflect on their own experiences integrating students into their practice setting
  3. Discuss ideas for optimizing their rotation experience for students and the department
Target Audience:  This program is designed for faculty, staff, preceptors, post-graduate trainees, and students.
Registration: For non-UNC affiliates, registration is $15.00. (UNC Affiliates are faculty, staff, trainees, students, preceptors and residents who currently work for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill or support its students.)
REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Tuesday, November 8th at 5pm

The University Of North Carolina Eshelman School Of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE program 0046-9999-22-234-L99-P provides 1.0 contact hour of continuing pharmacy education credit. To receive CE credit, participants must sign-in upon arrival (in class or online), attend the entire program and complete the evaluation within 60 days of the program date (included in LECE which will open after the workshop). Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks. **No partial credit will be available**
Presenter Information
 Anna Baird, PharmD
 Anna Baird completed a PGY1 Community-based Pharmacy Residency with UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and Realo Durgs, a regional independently owned pharmacy group, servicing the coast to the triangle.  Baird has           served as a preceptor for Realo Drugs since the start of residency and has mentored over 20 Eshelman School of Pharmacy students.  She currently serves as a Clinical Pharmacist at Realo where she provides chronic care   management services for a local ACO and works with providers to improve quality metrics.  She is the Program Coordinator and a Certified Lifestyle Coach for the National Diabetes Prevention Program and an Educator for Realo's   Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support Program.  Additionally, she is a member of NCAP and serves on the NCAP Community Care Practice Academy Leadership Team.  Baird is passionate about enhancing the role of   community pharmacy and strives to involve her students in numerous opportunities to advance community pharmacy practice both on and off the counter.
 Brenna Bristol, PharmD, BCPS
 Brenna Bristol is a Medicine Pharmacist at East Carolina University Health in Greenville, NC where she has practiced for the last eight years.  Brenna earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in   2013.  She completed her PGY1 Residency at Georgia Regents Health System in conjunction with the University of Georgia in Augusta, GA with emphasis on teaching in phamacy practice in 2014.  She percepts residents, early   immersion health systems, direct patient care, and advanced immersion health system students.
 Amanda Kennedy, PharmD 
 Amanda Kennedy is the Pharmacy Experiential Education Coordinator at Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, NC.  Along with coordinating student rotations within the health system for mulitple schools of   pharmacy, she also serves as the Wilmington zone coordinator for the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.  Amand ahs practiced at the hospital for over 10 years as a Clinical Pharmacist specializing in Internal Medicine.  She is a   preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and P4 students for internal medicine (18 months of learners per year), and precepts two PGY2 residents in their yearlong education rotation.  Amanda earned her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, PA.  She completed her PGY1 residency at Greenville Hospital System in Greenville, SC and PGY2 Internal Medicine Pharmacy Residency at Virginia Commonwealth University Hospital System in   Richmond, VA.
 Pete Koval, PharmD, BCPS, CPP
 Pete Koval received his PharmD degree from Campbell University in May 1994.  Following graduation, he completed Pharmacy Practice Residency at Cone Health in Greensboro.  He then completed a second year of Primary Care Resdiency   Training in St. Louis, MO.  His current title is Associate Professor of Clincal Education at UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.  He is the Director of Pharmacy Education with the Greensboro Area Health Education Center (AHEC).  His practice   site, since 1996, is the Cone Health Family Medicine Residency Program where he provides a variety of chronic disease management including tobacco cessation.
 Anne Carrington Warren, PharmD, BCPS, CPP
 Anne "Andy" Carrington Warren grew up in rural South Boston, VA.  After receiving her undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech, she finished her PharmD from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in 2015.  She went on to complete her   PGY1 residency with Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Virginia and moved to Asheville to complete her PGY2 residency in academia and ambulatory care at the Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC).  In her current role as a   Clinical Pharmacist Practicitioner at MAHEC Family Health Center, she splits her time between the inpatient Family Practice Service at Mission and MAHEC's Pharmacotheray Clinic.  Her areas of interest include transition of care, collaborative   interdisciplinary practice, diabetes managment, and population health.  
 Victoria Wakins, PharmD, BCACP, CPP
 Tori grew up and lived in Austin, TX.  She completed degrees in Chemistry and Psychology before finishing her PharmD at the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy in 2018.  She then moved to North Carolina to complete her   PGY1 Community-based Pharmacy Residency at UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and Sona Pharmacy + Clinic.  She has stayed with Sona Pharmacy in Asheville and worked ina  variety of roles throughout the company.  She is currently   the embeded Pharmacist working int he Pardee BlueMD Clinic on-site with Sona Pharmacy and serves as the site's primary preceptor.
 Thomas Winkler, PharmD, MSPH
 Thomas Winkler is a proud alum of UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.  He has worked in various capacities in the phamaceutical industry since graduating.  Currently, he works at United Therapeutics in Research Triangle Park, as a   Medical Reviewer--partinering with the Commercial Teams as they seek to inform prescribers and patients on the clincal data of the company's products and disease states.  His main role is to help ensure the information we share has   sufficient context and is appropriate for the target audience and mode of delivery.  He precepts 3-4 APPE students annually and hleps mentor fellows.
Program Coordinators
 Christy Holland, PharmD, BCACP
 Christy Holland received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in 2001.  Upon graduation, she completed a residency at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon, GA, where she subsequently served as the residency co-coordinator, student coordinator, and pharmacy department-based educator.  Holland moved to Arkansas in 2008, teaching in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Harding University Colelge of Pharmacy.  In 2011, she   transitioned to Baptist Health Medical Center in North Little Rock to create a PGY1 hospital-based residency program, expanding a second residency site in 2012.  In 2013, Holland moved to North Carolina, transitioning from inpatient care to   independent community-based outpatient care with Realo Drugs.  She partnered with the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy to being a community-based residency program, growing to 3 residents by 2018.  Holland also coordinated student   rotation experiences for Realo Drugs, arranging schedules and programming for more than 75 students each academic year.  She is a member of the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists Community Care Executive Forum.  She is also a  member of the American Pharmacists Association, curretnly serving as a North Carolina delegate for 2020-2021. 
 Charlene Williams, PharmD, BCACP, CDCES
 Charlene Williams completed her Doctor of Pharmacy at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.  She completed an ASHP-Accredited Specialty Residency in Primary Care at Mission Hospital and the Mountain Area Health Education Center.   Currently, she is the Director of Preceptor Development and a Clinical Assistant Professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.  Dr. Williams is a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist and is board certified in Ambulatory Care   Pharmacy by the Board of Pharmacy Specialities.  She has experience starting hospital-based and primary-care pharmacotherapy clinics, serving as a Residency Director and Preceptor, precepting students, working in ADA-Accredited   Diabetes Education Centers, and serving as an Experiential Education Director.  Her research interests in preceptor development include technological methods to enhance preceptor development, creating productive experiential   environments, and preceptor facilitation of student learning.
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  • CE:  Participants requesting CE have 60 days from the program date to claim CE crediit and verify credit has been uploaded to your CPE monitor account. 
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Date: Nov 17, 2022 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

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