Preceptor Faculty

Preceptor assist the student intern for a positive experience while preparing each student for a career in healthcare as related to all COPHS programs; Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Environmental Health, Health Administration, Healthcare Administration (Masters), Health Information Management, Pharmacy, and Respiratory Therapy

Through the collaborative efforts of preceptors, students, faculty, administrative teams, and experiential staff an academically sound, practice experience that facilitates achievement of the course competencies.

The learning experience our students receive is dependent on selection of suitable pharmacists or health professional preceptor to be preceptors, and adjunct faculty in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Health Sciences (PPCHS).  The pharmacist or health professional preceptor must be licensed and in good standing with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy or, if in a federal institution, with a Board of Pharmacy in the USA as required by the practice environment, or their field of expertise. The pharmacist preceptor must have a current and active Texas State Board of Pharmacy Preceptor Certificate and the health professional preceptor the required certification for their program or field prior to participating in a preceptor training program and maintained throughout their preceptor role.

BEING A PROFESSIONAL PHARMACIST OR HEALTH PROFESSIONAL PRECEPTOR MEANS…
 Having the knowledge and skills of the profession
 Pride in the profession
 Ethically sound decision making
 Leadership

Recruitment:
Pharmacist who are interested in becoming a TSU COPHS Preceptor, and able to meet the TSBP Preceptor requirements, should contact the Office of Experiential Training (OET) office at (713) 313-1290 or email cophscpd@tsu.edu, or contact any OET personnel.
 
Requirements:
The Office of Experiential Training must have the following documents on file prior to undergoing Preceptor Orientation 101:

Preceptor Information: (This information must be completed and/or uploaded into E*Value)
• Completed TSU Preceptor Profile
• Resume or Curriculum Vitae
• Complete biographic data page in E-value
• Complete 3 hours of Preceptor CE training through an ACPE approved provider and upload your certificate to your E-value profile (Pharmacy Program)
• Preceptor Certificate; current,  active TSBP issued (Pharmacy Program)
• Other certifications, .i.e. Board certifications (BPS), Immunization certification, etc.
• Preceptor Statement of Commitment

Texas State board of Pharmacy Preceptor Requirements
For certification as a preceptor by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy (requirements for all Texas preceptors):
(1) You must have:
□ One year of experience as a pharmacist; or
□ Six months of residency training in a program accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

(2)  Have completed 3 hours of preceptor training provided by an ACPE approved provider within the previous two years or within my current license renewal period. The preceptor training must be developed by a Texas college of pharmacy or approved by a committee comprised of the Texas colleges of pharmacy, and provided by an ACPE approved provider.

(3) You may not serve as a preceptor if your license to practice pharmacy has been the subject of an order of the board imposing any penalty set out in the Act, §565.051, during the period serving as preceptor or within the three-year period immediately preceding application for approval as a preceptor, unless the board has granted written petition to serve as a preceptor, pursuant to §283.6(c) of Texas Pharmacy Rules.

For additional information on preceptors from the Texas State Board of Pharmacy, please go to http://www.tsbp.state.tx.us/infocist/. This website also provides the preceptor application, preceptor CE Information, and information for potential providers of preceptor education and training programs.

As Preceptor Faculty members in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Health Sciences (PPCHS) will receive:
1. Invitations to and recognition during special events held by the College
2. Recognition and participation during accreditation site visits
3. Reduced fees for selected continuing pharmacy education events sponsored by the College
4. Access to library resources of Texas Southern University

If eligible, and interested in an adjunct faculty appointment you may submit a Letter of Interest with CV/Resume to: Dr. Inyang Nora Osemene
  Chair, Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Health Sciences Department
  Texas Southern University COPHS
  3100 Cleburne Street
  Houston, TX 77004
  (713) 313-1887
  Inyang.osemene@tsu.edu

The success of this program heavily depends on the dedication of our affiliated partners and preceptors, we appreciate the time and effort put forth in educating our students and contributing to the development of future pharmacists.  We welcome any and all of your comments and feedback.

Practice Program Experiential Preceptor Manual 2019-2020F

TSU Preceptor Profile
(This information must be completed and/or uploaded into E*Value)

Pharmacy/Site Profile Form
(This information must be completed and/or uploaded into E*Value)

2018-2019 Preceptor of the Year Award Recipients and Nominees