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Promoting Adaptive Expertise in the Experiential Environment

Maryann Z. Skrabal, PharmD, CDCES


Maryann Z. Skrabal, PharmD, CDCES
Director, Pharmacy Office of Experiential Education
Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Creighton University








The speakers and reviewers who contributed to this activity have no relevant conflicts of interest to disclose.

Type of Activity: Knowledge-based

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the importance of promoting adaptive expertise in the experiential learning environment.
  • Discuss why preceptor coaching & mentoring are integral to student and resident development of adaptive expertise.
  • Describe approaches for how to incorporate adaptive expertise into experiential learning in different practice settings.
Target Audience: Pharmacists Fee: Free
Release Date: June 12, 2024 Expiration Date: June 12, 2026
Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour CE: 1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEUs)

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Continuing Education Statement:

The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity has been assigned an ACPE Universal Activity Number 0016-0000-24-076-H99-P, for 1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEUs). Reading the learning objectives and faculty disclosures; participating in the entire knowledge-based activity, active learning activity, post-test, and activity evaluation; estimating the duration of time spent on the activity; and submitting NABP eProfile ID and MMDD are prerequisites for receiving continuing pharmacy education credits. All ACPE credit awarded to participants must be uploaded to CPE Monitor ™ within 30 days of the activity date, so pharmacy technicians are required to provide their eProfile ID and date of birth (MMDD) at the time of the activity. Please contact if you do not see activity information listed within 30 days. For more information and to set up your e-Profile visit:

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