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Continuing Education

Preceptor CE Conference
Sat., May 6, 2017


In cooperation with the Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists, UH College of Pharmacy's Office of Experiential Programs hosts Preceptor Continuing Education Conferences in the fall and spring of each year.

The conferences are designed to inform attendees of the latest developments within the college, its Office of Experiential Programs and external entities such as the Texas State Board of Pharmacy, particularly activities and initiatives specific to preceptors and Introductory and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE/APPE). In addition, the conferences are intended to provide helpful advice on various topics and issues related to the preceptor/student relationship to ensure a positive, effective and safe learning/training experience.

Spring 2017 Preceptor Continuing Education Conference

8 a.m. - Noon Saturday, May 6


Please Note: This is the same program offered at the Fall 2016 Preceptor Continuing Education Conference. If you attended the Fall Conference, please do not register for the Spring Conference. 

View/download PDF flier here

Location: University of Houston College of Pharmacy, Science & Research Building 2, UH Main Campus, 3455 Cullen Boulevard, Room 130, Houston, Texas 77204

Training: 3 contact hours (0.3 CEUs) ACPE Credit; State Board Approved CE for Texas preceptors and for 1 Hour of Texas Law

Program Schedule/Speakers

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.         Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.         IPE: TeamSTEPPS

Catherine Hatfield, Pharm.D., Director for Interprofessional Education and Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences, UHCOP
0156-9999-16-193-L04-P; Credit Hours: 1.0 (0.1 CEUs)

9:30 – 9:40 a.m.          Break

9:40 – 10:40 a.m.        Pharmacists Patient Care Process

 Santhi Masilamani, Pharm.D., CDE, MBA, Director, Ambulatory Based APPEs, UHCOP
 Kimberly Nguyen, PharmD, Director, Institutional-Based APPEs, UHCOP

                  0156-9999-16-194-L04-P; Credit Hours: 1.0 (0.1 CEUs)

10:40 – 11:40 a.m.       Texas Law Update: Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

  Marc L. Fleming, PhD, MPH, RPh, Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Health Outcomes & Policy, UHCOP

                           0156-9999-16-195-L03-P; Credit Hours: 1.0 (0.1 CEUs)

Upon completion of course the preceptor should be able to:

  • Describe the TeamSTEPPS framework and key principles in IPE.
  • Describe four communication tools and strategies.
  • Identify tools for use in conflict resolution.
  • Describe the pharmacist’s patient care process (PCPP).
    • Apply PCPP to different pharmacy practice settings.
    • Describe how to incorporate students in the PCPP.
    • Discuss the prescription drug monitoring program in Texas.
    • Describe 2 factors that would facilitate pharmacists’ engagement of patients (counseling) regarding aberrant prescription drug (e.g., opioid) use.
    • Describe 2 barriers pharmacists face when counseling patients when refusing to dispense controlled substance prescriptions

No registration fee is charged for the Preceptor Conference, but advance registration is needed for space reservations. Since space is limited, please Register Online here by May 1, 2017.

If you have questions or encounter problems registering, please contact Dmitry Vishnevetsky in the Office of Experiential Programs at 713-743-6229 or

ACPE Pharmacy CE Provider Statement

The Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This Knowledge-based continuing professional education program (0156-9999-13-228-L04-P) provides 3.0 contact hours (0.3 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education. This program’s accreditation expires on 10/24/2018. To receive a Statement of Participation, your attendance must be verified, and a program evaluation must be completed and turned in at the end of the program.

NABP e-Profile ID

In 2012, ACPE-accredited providers, such as TSHP, began requesting all participants to provide their NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth (in MMDD format) when they register for a CPE activity or submit a request for credit. It will be the responsibility of the pharmacist or technician to provide the correct information in order to receive credit for participating in a CPE activity. To obtain your NABP e-Profile ID, visit and complete the sign-up process for the "CPE Monitor."

Participants must complete the online evaluation after the program to receive credit. You will receive an email after the conference with more information.

For help with the NABP CPE Monitor registration, download the following How-to Guide PDF.

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