Available Until 9/5/2022

Precepting Millennials: The How with Generation Why

Planned in cooperation with the ASHP Foundation

ACPE Activity Number: 0204-9999-19-027-H04-P
Activity Date: September 5, 2019
Expiration Date: September 5, 2022
Activity Type: Knowledge-based
CE Credits: 1.0 hour, no partial credit
Activity Fee: Free for members and non-members

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This activity was originally presented as a live webinar. If you claimed credit for that activity, you should not claim credit from this activity.

Activity Overview

Millennials are often community-oriented and socially conscious. They are also stereotyped as not respecting authority, asking too many questions, and only wanting positive feedback. In this activity, three millennials share the ins and outs of understanding and precepting this generation.


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

Target Audience

This continuing pharmacy education activity is designed for pharmacy practitioners serving as residency preceptors.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the context and general characteristics of Millennials.
  • Explain practical teaching and engagement strategies for learners.
  • Identify communication challenges and effective methods for reaching residents

Schedule of Activities

  • Teaching and Engagement Strategies: Highlighting the importance of things like thorough orientation, understanding the “why” behind projects, making personal connections, being vulnerable and honest, individualized goals for the rotation
  • Practical Tools and Avoiding Pitfalls: Summarizing tools Millennials are using (TLDR pharmacy; podcasts; social media; guideline summaries; wiki-journal clubs, etc.)
  • Brief ways to avoid pitfalls when precepting Millennials
  • Tips for Learners: How to Connect with Other Generations! Be gracious, understand who you are, be humble.


Emily Kosirog, PharmD, BCACP
Assistant Professor and Clinical Pharmacist
University of Colorado School of Pharmacy and Salud Family Health Centers,
Aurora, CO

Rhianna Fink, Pharm.D., BCACP
University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Clinica Family Health
Aurora, CO

Morgan Payne, PharmD, BCACP
Assistant Professor and Clinical Pharmacist,
University of Colorado School of Pharmacy and Salud Family Health Centers.
Aurora, CO


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• All planners, presenters, reviewers, and ASHP staff of this session report no financial relationships relevant to this activity.

Methods and CE Requirements

This activity consists of a 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 eLearning Portal. Follow the prompts online to complete the evaluation, claim credit and view the statement of credit immediately after completing the activity.

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Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
ACPE #0204-9999-19-027-H04-P 1 Hour September 05, 2019 - September 05, 2022
19027 1 Hour September 05, 2019 - September 05, 2022