Carolinas pharmacist gets IPPE, APPE awards
Carolinas Hospital System announces that Erin Brewer, PharmD was selected as the Lowcountry Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) Hospital Preceptor of the Year and the Lowcountry Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) Hospital Preceptor of the Year by the South Carolina College of Pharmacy (SCCP). This is the first time in the program’s history that a SCCP preceptor has received both the IPPE and APPE awards in the same year.
SCCP students nominate preceptors for the Preceptor of the Year awards annually. Criteria addressed in the award nominations include being a role model practitioner; being an effective, organized, and enthusiastic teacher; and, possessing strong leadership skills.
Experiential education accounts for almost a third of the Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum. Preceptors like Dr. Brewer are vital to ensuring quality experiential training and the future success of student pharmacists trained at Carolinas Hospital System.
“We are proud of Dr. Brewer’s dedication to her profession and Carolinas Hospital System which shows through her outstanding commitment to her colleagues and student pharmacists. We congratulate her on these honorable recognitions,” said Gary Malaer, Chief Executive Officer for Carolinas Hospital System.