Philosophy of Practice: Laying the Foundation for What We Do

Track 4: Professional Roles and Skills
Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 11:00-12:00 pm
UAN: 0107-9999-20-023-L04-P | 0107-9999-20-023-L04-T
0.1 CEU/1 hr
Have you ever thought about your philosophy of practice and its impact on your work? This course will cover the meaning and application of philosophy of practice to pharmacy. The main tenets of pharmacy’s philosophy of practice will be discussed as well as whether or not pharmacy should adopt a consistent philosophy of practice. Participants will be given the opportunity to reflect on their own philosophy of practice.
Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE activity, participants should be able to:
1. Describe the importance of a philosophy of practice.
2. Define the tenets of pharmacy's philosophy of practice.
3. Evaluate the differences between philosophy of practice and an organizational mission and vision.
4. Articulate your pharmacy philosophy of practice.

Deborah Pestka
Deborah Pestka, PharmD, PhD

Research Scientist
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN