The Art of Dialogue: A Stepwise Approach to Effective Communication

The Art of Dialogue: A Stepwise Approach to Effective Communication

ACPE Activity Number: 0204-9999-20-016-H04-P
Activity Date: 04/30/2020
Expiration Date: 04/30/2023
Activity Type: Knowledge-based
CE Credits: 1.0 hour, no partial credit

Accreditation for Pharmacists

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.

Activity Overview

The Art of Dialogue: A Stepwise Approach to Effective Communication will outline essential concepts for preceptors to improve communication skills with residents. Preceptors will also review special considerations related to digital communication.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe a stepwise approach to effective communication with learners.
  • Explain special considerations related to digital communication.
  • Discuss how to incorporate compassion when communicating with learners.

Schedule of Educational Activities

  • Introduction and Announcements
  • Preceptor and Resident Case
  • Three Steps: Three step approach for effective conversations
  • Incorporating Compassion: How to incorporate compassion into dialogue 5 mins
  • Special considerations: Special considerations related to digital communication
  • Key Take-Aways
  • Questions and Answers


Katie Korte, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP
Director of Pharmacy
Truman Medical Center Lakewood
Kansas City Missouri,

Methods and CE Requirements

This on demand webinar activity consists of faculty slides presentations, active learning activities, discussion, and handouts. Participants must attend the activity in its entirety to get the Attendance code 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 the activity.

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

System Technical Requirements

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Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
ACPE #0204-9999-20-016-H04-P 1 Hour April 30, 2020 - April 30, 2023