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CIPhER Seminar: Maximizing Prepositions: Advancing Interprofessional Education and Practice in Pharmacy Education

April 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Interprofessional Education and Practice (IPEP) is pivotal in molding health care professionals who excel in teamwork, patient safety, and optimal health care outcomes. This session will provide an overview of the development of a school of pharmacy’s IPEP “core curriculum”, share insights on the impact of national trends on interprofessional approaches, and provide strategies for weaving interprofessional perspectives into educational practices. This session will also address the inherent challenges of fostering interprofessional collaboration, providing participants with effective solutions and learning strategies to enable pharmacy learners to effectively learn from, with, and about other health care professionals, thereby enhancing the quality of health care education and practice.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe one approach to developing and implementing an IPEP curriculum and “Distinguished Scholars” program.
  2. Discuss and evaluate methods for assessing interprofessional competencies.
  3. Identify the common barriers to integrating interprofessional activities within both educational and clinical settings in pharmacy, and brainstorm actionable strategies and solutions.

Target Audience: This program is designed for faculty, staff, preceptors, post-graduate trainees, and students.


REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday, April 1, 5 p.m. ET
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Please Note: The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Office of Lifelong Learning has recently changed to a new registration system.


This new system will allow for increased functionality and flexibility in program selection and delivery. We are in the process of importing personal account information from our previous system, however, you may not have been imported yet, so feel free to create a new account if needed. Imported accounts will need to reset their password before the first login. To do this, click the “Forgot Password” link and enter the email address associated with your account. You will then be emailed instructions on how to reset your password and log into your account. Once logged in please make sure your information is correct to ensure you receive ACPE CPE credit for any future programs.


The University Of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE program 0046-9999-XX-XXX-L99-P provides 1.0 contact hour of continuing pharmacy education credit. To receive CE credit, participants must sign-in upon arrival (in class or online), attend the entire program and complete the evaluation within 60 days of the program date (included in LECE which will open after the workshop). Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks. **No partial credit will be available**


Presenter Information:

Phil Rodgers, PharmD, FCCPVice Chair of Education, Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education (PACE)Director of Interprofessional Education and PracticeAssociate ProfessorUNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Phil Rodgers, PharmD, FCCP is an associate professor and Director of Interprofessional Education and Practice at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. He also serves as vice chair of education for the Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education at the School. He coordinates and serves as an instructor for multiple courses in the School as well as serves as a faculty advisor for the Student Health Action Coalition (SHAC) and for Kappa Psi Professional Pharmacy Fraternity. His areas of scholarship and teaching are in interprofessional education and practice, diabetes management, and innovative pharmacy education programs. His practice focus has been in primary/ambulatory care in interprofessional practice models in multiple institutions. He has been named a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. Rodgers received his Bachelor of Science in pharmacy and his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After earning his Pharm.D., he completed a pharmacy residency in ambulatory care at the Medical College of Virginia Hospitals in Richmond, Virginia.


Event FAQ

  • A Zoom link will be provided before the session via a confirmation Outlook invitation. To receive CE credit, you must be registered for the program and we must be able to tie your registration to your Zoom login (use your name).



April 3
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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