Available Until 3/28/2027

Implementing DEI: A Focus on Precepting, Hiring, and Provision of Patient Care

Planned in cooperation with the Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners / Educational Steering Committee

ACPE Activity Number: 0204-0000-24-035-H04-P
Release Date:  March 28, 2024
Expiration Date: March 28, 2027
Activity Type: Knowledge-based 
CE Credits:  1.0 contact hour, (0.10 CEUs)
Activity Fee: Member – Free / Non-Member – Not Available 

This activity is a recording from a live webinar and those that claim credit for the live webinar should not claim credit for this activity.

Activity Overview 

Join experts as they discuss diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) principles as they relate to precepting, hiring, and providing patient care. Participants will evaluate the critical importance of DEI in these key aspects of their professional roles and acquire implementation strategies. 

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education with Commendation.

This activity was planned to meet the educational needs of those who are investigating how to implement changes in diversity, equity, and inclusion at their institution, health care system, and/or clinic. This activity was also planned to meet the educational needs of those who may have already implemented changes in precepting, hiring, and/or patient care but have identified the need for new strategies. 

After completing this activity, the learner should be able to…

  • Evaluate the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in precepting, hiring, and providing patient care.
  • Summarize key strategies for implementation of DEI in precepting, hiring, and providing patient care.
  • Predict potential challenges and areas of improvement for implementing DEI in precepting, hiring, and providing patient care. 

  • Introduction and Announcements 

  • Presentation  

  • Questions, Answers, and Discussion 

• Kevin Astle, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, AAHIVP, CDCES University of South Florida 

• Alex Mills, PharmD, BCACP, AAHIVP, University of Mississippi  

• Lakesha M. Butler, PharmD, Associate Vice President, Organizational Culture and Strategic Engagement, Chief Culture Officer, UF Health; Clinical Professor, Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research, University of Florida 

• Cassie Heffern, PharmD, BCACP, Pharmacist II – Primary Care/Population Health, Saint Luke’s 

In accordance with our accreditor’s Standards of Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, ASHP requires that all individuals in control of content disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if they have had a financial relationship with an ineligible company in any dollar amount in the past 24 months and the educational content that the individual controls is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company. 

An ineligible company is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The presence or absence of relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience. 

  • No one in control of the content of this activity has a relevant financial relationship (RFR) with an ineligible company. 

This activity consists of recordings of faculty slides presentations, active learning activities, discussion, and handouts. Participants must participate in the activity in its entirety to claim continuing pharmacy education credit online at ASHP Learning Center. Follow the prompts online to complete the evaluation, claim credit and view the statement of credit immediately after completing the activity. 

Per ACPE requirements, CPE credit must be claimed within 60 days of being earned. Once you have processed and claimed your CE credit, we encourage you to check your NABP eProfile account to verify your credits were transferred successfully before the ACPE 60-day deadline. It is an electronic direct-report process so your credits should appear in your account within a few minutes. After the 60 day deadline, ASHP will no longer be able to report your credit(s) for this activity.