CEimpact Podcast

Failure to Fail

March 23, 2022 Season 2 Episode 3
CEimpact Podcast
Failure to Fail
Show Notes

Perhaps one of the greatest challenges a preceptor has is that of honestly evaluating poor performance in a way that will help get the student either back on track, or connected to the help and support they need, depending on the specific performance issue or issues they are exhibiting. It sounds cold, but in experiential education it has been said more often than once – that sometimes you just have to fail a student for their own benefit and ultimate success. Those conversations are heartbreaking – for the preceptor, for the school’s staff – and most importantly for the students. Listen in as Dr. Lisa Richter and Dr. Kate Newman discuss the evidence and importance of failure in supporting student development.
Kathy Schott, PhD

Lisa Richter, PharmD
Director of Experiential Outreach and Assessment
Assistant Professor of Practice
North Dakota State University

Kate Newman, PharmD
Director of Experiential Education
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

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CPE Information 

At the end of this course, preceptors will be able to: 

  1. Identify barriers to providing accurate assessment of underperforming learners 
  2. Discuss strategies to overcome barriers and support accurate assessment of underperforming learners 

UAN: 0107-0000-22-148-H04-P 
Release Date: 03/23/2022 
Expiration Date: 03/23/2025 

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