The Next STEP-PF: A Standardized Teaching Education Program for Pharmacist Facilitators

TitleThe Next STEP-PF: A Standardized Teaching Education Program for Pharmacist Facilitators
Faculty/College/UnitPharmaceutical Sciences
Duration1 Year
Project Summary

The Next STEP-PF is a 5-module online certificate program that addresses the need for a robust Pharmacist Facilitator (PF) training within the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences Entry-to-Practice (E2P) Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program. It is a sustainable, open educational resource that will standardize the student learning experience and enhance the quality of teaching and learning in our academic program. Prioritizing (i) Academic Pedagogy (ii) Inclusive Teaching Practices (iii) Fair and Standardized Assessment Practices, (iv) Enhancing Student Engagement and (v) Providing Meaningful Feedback, The Next STEP-PF learning modules will help to support high-value teaching, learning and assessment for our students.

Funding Details
Year 1: Project YearYear 1
Year 1: Funding Year2022/2023
Year 1: Project TypeSmall TLEF
Year 1: Principal InvestigatorAli Reza Ladak
Year 1: Funded Amount49,601
Year 1: Team Members

Co-Principal Investigators:

Ali Reza Ladak, Lecturer, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Georgina Barbour, Adjunct Professor, Integration Activities Team, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Project Team Members:

Tamiz J. Kanji, Associate Professor of Teaching / Director, Continuing Pharmacy Professional Development, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Jocelyn Micallef, Manager, Educational Development, Office of Educational Technology and Learning Designs, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Kathy Seto, Associate Professor of Teaching, Medication Management Lead, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Colleen Brady, Associate Professor of Teaching, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Tony Seet, Associate Professor of Teaching, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Jon Grosshuesch, Lecturer, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Adam Bleik, 2nd Year E2P PharmD Student
Hanna Dawood, 1st Year E2P PharmD Student

Year 1: TLEF ShowcaseYear 1: TLEF Showcase
Project Report2022-TLEF-SP-Final-Report-Barbour-WEB.pdf