Become a Preceptor
Pharmacy preceptors play in important role in the educational development of Texas A&M Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy students, from beginning first-year students through advanced fourth-year students. Multiple precepting opportunities exist through service learning, shadowing, clinical experiences and mentoring in order for the students to develop the attitudes, values and behaviors of professional pharmacists.
- Are role models
- Share past pharmacy experiences
- Take an interest in the student’s education
- Offer guidance for career selection
- Are prospective employers
- TSBP licensed preceptors (three hours of preceptor CE every two years)
- The accreditation standards require pharmacy preceptors to interact significantly with students and to closely supervise students’ activities.
- Assess the student’s level and develop rotation activities suitable to their current abilities and the desired learning outcomes.
- Provide structure and develop meaningful rotation experiences for the student to allow progression and development.
- Stay abreast of current practice trends.
- Assist the college by evaluating student’s performance and documenting hours through the online monitoring system (E*Value) at the conclusion of every rotation.
- Communicate with the Rangel College of Pharmacy to address concerns and areas of need.
- Give back to the profession and know that you are contributing to the next generation
- Stay current with practice trends
- Challenge yourself to offer meaningful learning experiences and learn as you teach.
- Free live CE.
- Utilize your student to assist with quality assurance programs, health fairs and other projects
- Receive assistance with time-consuming tasks
- Develop a research collaboration with your student
- Utilize the Medical Science Library resources
- Meet and attract future employees