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Preceptor • Developing Habits of Highly Effective Preceptors • Todd Canada

This program is designed for pharmacists who wish to earn 1.00 hours of precepting CE credit to use towards their 3.0 hours needed to maintain precepting certification, as required by TSBP rule 283.6(a)(3)(B)
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Todd W. Canada, PharmD, BCNSP, BCCCP, FASHP, FTSHP
Regional Director
Galveston-Houston Regional Experiential Program

Learning Objectives
  • Establish realistic and achievable goals for the rotation to satisfy the needs and interests of the learner and site
  • Review learner-specific goals utilizing awareness of the learner to assess progress and adjust accordingly
  • Provide learner feedback in terms of achievement of individualized goals or rotation objectives 

Activity Description

This program may be applied toward the Texas State Board of Pharmacy CPE requirement for maintaining precepting certification.

This program was recorded for the annual Preceptor Orientation and Training Conference, which launched virtually on August 1, 2020. Please visit the Preceptor Orientation and Training Conference website for more information about the event. 

Continuing Education Credit
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This online activity is approved for 0.10 CEUs (1.00 contact hours) of continuing education credit. In order to receive 1.00 contact hours of CE credit, the participant must complete the online pre-test (ungraded), watch the video in its entirety, pass the post-test ( > 70% within 5 attempts), and complete the online evaluation.  Continuing Pharmacy Education credits will automatically be uploaded to CPE Monitor (allow 7 days). Please make sure NABP profile and date of birth (month/year) are correct under learner's profile in this system.




CE Hours


CE Units


Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists
  • Preceptors




Developing Habits of Highly Effective Preceptors - Practice Makes Perfect
This session includes a video and a PDF of presentation slides. 

The Faculty

Todd W. Canada, PharmD, BCNSP, BCCCP, FASHP, FTSHP
Regional Director
Galveston-Houston Regional Experiential Program

Todd W. Canada, Pharm.D., BCNSP, FASHP, FTSHP serves as a clinical pharmacy services manager and clinical pharmacy specialist in nutrition support for the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. He received his B.S. in Pharmacy from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 1988 and his post-baccalaureate Pharm.D. from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1993. His current responsibilities include providing direct patient care, managing and mentoring his group of 15 non-oncology clinical pharmacy specialists, and serving as a pharmacy educator and preceptor. He serves as the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy regional internship institutional and clinical coordinator for the Galveston/Houston area and is an Adjunct Assistant Professor. He has presented and published in a variety of areas including safe practices for parenteral nutrition, critical care pharmacy practice and pharmacy mentoring.

Disclosure: Todd Canada has no relevant financial relationship(s) with commercial interests or conflicts of interest to disclose.


Activity Number


Release Date: Jan 25, 2021
Credit Expiration Date: Jan 25, 2023

CE Hours