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Instructional Innovations in the Waterloo PharmD Bridging Program

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Teaching Innovations in the University of Waterloo PharmD Bridging Program
Lunch and Learn recorded on April 1, 2015 at the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy

The University of Waterloo PharmD Bridging Program incorporates instructional innovations to create a flexible, yet rigorous program for our alumni.

Speakers

Waterloo PharmD Bridging Program team

  • Rosemary Killeen, Director, Distance Education and Continuing Professional Development
  • Dr. Jeff Nagge, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Rita Dhami, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Stephanie Chiu, Former Experiential Course Coordinator - Bridging

Session outline

  • 00:00 – Introduction (Rosemary Killeen)
  • 01:23 – Program overview (Rosemary Killeen)
  • 06:06 – Online problem-based learning (Dr. Jeff Nagge)
  • 19:30 – Advanced professional practice (Dr. Rita Dhami)
  • 27:01 – Clinical rotations and the application of recognition of prior learning (Stephanie Chiu)

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Waterloo PharmD Bridging Program Curricular Design

Educational Outcomes, Competencies, and Experiential Training

Students in the Waterloo PharmD Bridging Program are assessed according to the educational outcome, competency and experiential training requirements approved by the following organizations:

Competency assessments in our PharmD Bridging Program are consistent with those used in the fourth year courses for our entry-level PharmD program.

Interprofessional  Collaboration (IPC)

Students will be assessed on the IPC competencies derived from the Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative (CIHC) National Interprofessional Competency Framework.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

To learn more about RPL in general, read “What is Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition (PLAR)/ Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)?”  by the Canadian Association for Prior Learning Assessment (CAPLA).

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If you have any questions about our PharmD Bridging Program, please contact us.

General inquiries or admissions:
Rosemary Killeen,
Director, Distance Education and Continuing Professional Development

Clinical rotations:
pharmacybridging@uwaterloo.ca