New Community Pharmacy Resource
While hosting a student on rotation, preceptors can utilize their MultiPass to access all the resources in the Duquesne University Gumberg Library. One new resource, which may be of particular interest to community preceptors, is the "Community Pharmacy Practice Guidebook," which is available on the AccessPharmacy platform. Chapters include:
Chapter 1: Community Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Design Models
Chapter 2: Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship
Chapter 3: Human Resources Management
Chapter 4: Optimizing Pharmacy Workflow
Chapter 5: Common Legal Aspects of Pharmacy Practice
Chapter 6: Pharmacy Inventory
Chapter 7: Role of Technology in Community Pharmacy
Chapter 8: Profit, Loss, and Risk Management
Chapter 9: Payment Models and Methods
Chapter 10: Quality Metrics
Chapter 11: Clinical and Value-Based Services
Preceptors may utilize the above chapters as needed throughout an IPPE or APPE community pharmacy rotation.
For example, prior to involving the student in inventory projects, preceptors may assign the student to read Chapter 6: Pharmacy Inventory, to have a better understanding of the "why" behind inventory tasks.
AccessPharmacy also includes a wealth of other electronic pharmacy textbooks, and a NAPLEX Question of the Week.
More information on how to access Gumberg Library resources, while a student is actively on rotation at your site, can be found on our Preceptor Portal (duq.edu/preceptors) on the New Preceptor Resources tab.
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