Precepting When the Student's Primary Language is Not English

Published by Pediatric Pharmacy Association and Texas Pharmacy Association


Dr. Caroline Sierra, PharmD, BCPPS and Dr. Norm Fenn PharmD, BCPPS will conduct a 1-hour knowledge-based continuing education webinar program. This program will highlight some of the unique challenges of precepting students whose native language is not English. This presentation will include tools to address these issues and discuss cultural considerations in working with these students.

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
1. Describe current enrollment of students whose reported native language is not English.
2. Discuss the impact of cultural beliefs on communication between student and preceptor.
3. Assess a student’s ability to effectively communicate their educational needs.
4. Formulate a plan in collaboration with a student to enhance their communication skills.

ACPE logo PPAG has accredited this knowledge-based webinar for 1.0 contact hours (0.10 CEUs) of continuing education credit for pharmacists. UAN # 0180-0000-19-002-H04-P

The Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. In order to receive credit, participants must register for the program, attend the program, and fill out a post-program survey. Webinar programs are 100% supported through program registration fees and PPAG membership dues, and is not supported by Industry.

Group Pricing: Group pricing is available through online registration for CE only.Groups will need to email Lauren Henretty at their attendance list with each participants name, email, NABP# and DOB in order to receive credit.

Dr. Caroline Sierra, PharmD, BCPPS
Dr. Caroline Sierra PharmD, BCPPS is an Assistant Professor at Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy. Caroline received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of New Mexico School of Pharmacy, after which she completed her PGY1 Pharmacy...More
Dr. Norm Fenn, PharmD, BCPS
Dr. Norm Fenn, PharmD, BCPS completed his PharmD degree with Honors from the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2014. He completed a PGY-1 residency at Children’s National Medical Center and remained as a...More

Originally Published

March 13, 2019

Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Precepting When the Student's Primary Language is Not English - Video
  • Precepting When the Student's Primary Language is Not English - Paper

How To Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.

Technical Requirements

You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.


If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.

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