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Preceptor • Preceptor Pearls for New Residency Preceptors

Tamara Knight, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Manager - Ascension Texas PGY1
Pharmacy Residency Program Director
Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas 

Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the updated ASHP Residency Accreditation Standards as it relates to preceptor requirements.
  • Summarize the process for developing a resident rotation.
  • Discover evaluation strategies applicable to pharmacy residents.
  • Describe strategies to incorporate layered learning into your resident rotation.

Content Disclaimer
The following preceptor training CPE activity was recorded at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy annual Preceptor Conference held each summer in Austin Texas. The content was initially created for UT Austin preceptors and may include content that is directed specifically at UT Austin. However, most of the concepts and content are usable for anyone engaged in precepting pharmacy students. The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is offering this low-cost preceptor content to help preceptors nationwide who may find this content useful in their preceptor development

This program consists of one video and downloadable resources in PDF format.
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Preceptor Pearls for New Residency Preceptors
About the Speaker 
Tamara Knight, Pharm.D. BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Manager - Ascension Texas 
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director 
Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas 
Tamara Knight is a Clinical Pharmacy Manager for Ascension Seton and Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas. After graduating from UT College of Pharmacy, she completed her PGY1 residency with Ascension Seton and PGY2 Internal Medicine pharmacy residency at Indiana University Health and Butler University in Indianapolis, IN. She served as an Internal Medicine Clinical Specialist for Ascension Seton for many years before moving into her current position. During her time as an Internal Medicine Pharmacy Specialist, she served as Residency Program Director for the PGY2 Internal Medicine Residency and served as a primary preceptor for students, PGY1 pharmacy residents, and PGY2 pharmacy residents. In her current role she serves as the Residency Program Director for the PGY1 Residency Programs at Ascension Seton. In addition to pharmacy resident precepting and mentoring, her other research and practice interests include anticoagulation, medication safety and quality improvement, as well as clinical decision support. 
Disclosure: Dr. Knight does not have any relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies (as defined by the Standards for Integrity and Independence).


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Release Date: Jun 23, 2023
Credit Expiration Date: Jun 22, 2026

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