ASHP’s significantly updated 4th edition of our widely popular Preceptor’s Handbook for Pharmacists expands the content to include current challenges and issues impacting preceptors since fundamental changes have occurred that greatly affect modern practice. The Preceptor's Handbook for Pharmacists, 4th edition, is the updated and expanded authoritative resource for both new and experienced pharmacy preceptors to create a lifelong impact on young pharmacists.
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ASHP’s significantly updated 4th edition of our widely popular Preceptor’s Handbook for Pharmacists expands the content to include current challenges and issues impacting preceptors since fundamental changes have occurred that greatly affect modern practice including:
The onboarding process
Wellness and resiliency
Misconduct and inappropriate behaviors
Teaching across diverse student populations
To be an effective preceptor, a pharmacist should exhibit clinical competency skills, possess excellent communication skills, and demonstrate humanistic skills. This edition includes perspectives from across the country and from different or unique practice programs to bring a wide variety of expertise to this edition. The intent is for this book to be reflective on broad practice guidelines.
Our completely updated 4th edition will help shape you into a great leader and will show you how to:
Integrate pharmacy students and residents into your practice
Improve essential communication, teaching, and leadership skills
Motivate and challenge students, set expectations, and acknowledge and understand generational issues and perspectives
Establish a professional attitude and bearing in your students
Develop your students' cultural competency
Grasp essential teaching skills fundamental to your students' success
Master the administrative detail of being a pharmacy preceptor
Understand the skills needed to mentor pharmacy residents and those in fellowships
The Preceptor's Handbook for Pharmacists, 4th edition, is the updated and expanded authoritative resource for both new and experienced pharmacy preceptors to create a lifelong impact on young pharmacists.
Lourdes M. Cuéllar, BS Pharm, MS, RPh, FASHP, FTSHP
Lourdes M. Cuéllar is Administrative Director Pharmacy (Ret.), TIRR Memorial Hermann, Houston, TX, and Adjunct Clinical Professor, University of Houston College of Pharmacy, and University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy, San Antonio, TX. She received both her BSc Pharm and MS in Pharmacy Administration from the University of Houston.
Ms. Cuéllar is a Past-President of the Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists (TSHP), Gulf Coast Society of Health-System Pharmacists & of the TSHP Research & Education Foundation. Ms. Cuéllar has served on various state, local, and ASHP councils, committees, and task forces. She has served as a Texas delegate to the ASHP House of Delegates since 1998. She is currently serving on the Texas Statewide Health Coordinating Council by appointment from former Governor Rick Perry. Cuéllar has been the recipient of several leadership awards, including the TSHP Distinguished Service Award. Her professional interests are in pharmacy practice management, leadership development, health policy, and alleviation of health disparities. She is recognized as a Fellow of ASHP.
Diane B. Ginsburg, PhD, MS, RPh, FASHP
Diane B. Ginsburg is Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Associate Dean for Healthcare Partnerships, G.D. Searle Endowed Fellow in Pharmacy, the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. Her career includes practice in multi-hospital systems, rural institutions, ambulatory care, and academic pharmacy. She is responsible for student leadership and professional development activities at the College of Pharmacy. Ginsburg earned her BS from the University of Pittsburgh and MS in Hospital Pharmacy from the University of Houston. She completed a 2-year residency at The Methodist Hospital in Houston. She earned her PhD in Higher Education Administration and Leadership from the University of Texas at Austin College of Education.
Dr. Ginsburg has been active with ASHP and served as President and a 3-year term on the Board of Directors. She has served ASHP in many capacities, including Chair, Council on Educational Affairs; AJHP Editorial Advisory Board; Texas Delegate; and co-coordinator, National Clinical Skills Competition. She is co-editor of Infectious Disease Pharmacotherapy Self Assessment. She also served as Chair of the ASHP Research and Education Foundation Board of Directors. Dr. Ginsburg is a Past President of the Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists (TSHP) and TSHP Research & Education Foundation. She has received several honors and awards, including the 2005 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Pittsburgh.