News

San Pedro College pharmacy students won the gold award for the Oral Presentation in the recently concluded BLM2-ICAM4 International E-Conference.  They presented on Learners’ perceptions on virtual simulation using MyDispense in the Philippines. Well done to them!

Journal articles & commentaries

Malone D, Galbraith K, White PJ, Exintaris B, Nicolazzo JA, Brock T, Bruno-Tomé A, Short JL, Larson I. Development of a Vertically Integrated Pharmacy Degree. Pharmacy. 2021; 9(4):156. https://doi.org/10.3390/pharmacy9040156

Deneff, M.; Holle, L.M.; Fitzgerald, J.M.; Wheeler, K. A Novel Approach to Pharmacy Practice Law Instruction. Pharmacy 2021, 9, 75. https://doi.org/10.3390/pharmacy9020075

Vivienne Mak, Jill Fitzgerald, Lisa Holle, Sarah E. Vordenberg, Clark Kebodeaux. Meeting pharmacy educational outcomes through effective use of the virtual simulation MyDispense. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning (April 2021). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877129721000800

Rahman, N.S.A,  Nazar, N.I.M. &  M.H. Elnaem (2020): Experiential learning in community pharmacy: Online and remote teaching experience in Malaysian higher education. Pharmacy Education journal. https://pharmacyeducation.fip.org/pharmacyeducation/article/view/1137

Kayla Ambroziak, Nour Ibrahim, Vincent D.Marshall, Sarah E.Kelling (2018). Virtual simulation to personalize student learning in a required pharmacy course. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning: Volume 10, Issue 4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cptl.2018.03.017

Jaekyu Shin, Daryush Tabatabai, Christy Boscardin, Marcus Ferrone, and Tina Brock (2018). Integration of a Community Pharmacy Simulation Program into a Therapeutics Course. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education: Volume 82, Issue 1, Article 6189. https://doi.org/10.5688/ajpe6189

Costelloe MT. MyDispense: Lessons from Global Collaboration in Developing a Pharmacy Educational Simulation Tool. Inov Pharm. 2017;8(1): Article 10.
https://pubs.lib.umn.edu/index.php/innovations/article/view/490

Shin J, Tabatabai D, Boscardin C, Ferrone M, Brock T. Integration of a Community Pharmacy Simulation Program into a Therapeutics Course. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5822943/

Jenny McDowell, Kim Styles, Keith Sewell, Peta Trinder, Jennifer Marriott, Sheryl Maher, and Som Naidu (2016). A Simulated Learning Environment for Teaching Medicine Dispensing Skills. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education: Volume 80, Issue 1, Article 11.
http://www.ajpe.org/doi/abs/10.5688/ajpe80111

Marcus Ferrone, Clark Kebodeaux, Jill Fitzgerald, Lisa Holle. Implementation of a virtual dispensing simulator to support US pharmacy education. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning: Volume 9, Issue 4, July 2017, Pages 511-520. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cptl.2017.03.018

Geoffrey A. Mospan, Chris Gillette (2019). Using MyDispense to simulate validation of controlled substance prescriptions in a pharmacy law course. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, Volume 11, Issue 10, 965-1076. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1877129719300358

Ming-Hei Tai, Nada Rida, Kristin C. Klein, Heidi Diez, Trisha Wells, Kellie Kippes, Paul C. Walker, Sarah E. Vordenberg. Impact of virtual simulation in self-care therapeutics course on introductory pharmacy practice experience self-care encounters. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2020; 12(1):74-83. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877129719300577?via%3Dihub

Posters and conference presentations

Betty Exintaris, Rita Wardan, Annie Chen, Sara Chuang, Nilushi Karunaratne, Vivienne Mak. Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Melbourne, VIC, Australia (2020). Integrating virtual simulation (MyDispense) for teaching comprehensive care pharmacy curriculum. ASCEPT-APSA 2020 Joint Scientific Meeting.

Tsitsi G Monera-Penduka, Tafadzwa Sukwe, Phillip Peters, Keenan Beaumont, Keith Sewell, Jennifer Marriott. Collaborative development of a virtual Pharmacy Practice skills laboratory at the University of Zimbabwe School of Pharmacy. Ghana, July 2017.

Clark Kebodeaux, Keith Sewell, Aric Schadler, Keenan Beaumont. Assessing Student Performance in the Medication Use Process using Community Pharmacy Simulation (MyDispense). AACP Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tenn. July 2017.

Kebodeaux C, Sewell K. Implementation of Community Pharmacy Dispensing Software (MyDispense) in an Advanced Pharmacy Practice Course. Am J Pharm Educ. 2016; 80 (5): S2 (p. 70)
https://www.ajpe.org/doi/10.5688/ajpe805S2

Kebodeaux C, Sewell K. Implementation of Community Pharmacy Dispensing Software (MyDispense) in an Advanced Pharmacy Practice Course. AACP Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA. July 2016.

Johnson AE, Fitzgerald J, Holle LM, Phaneuf M, Sobieraj D. Integration of a Virtual Dispensing Simulator “MyDispense” in an Experiential Education Program to Improve Medication Safety. Presented at: ASHP 2016 Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition; December 5, 2016; Las Vegas, NV: Abstract 21.

Ferrone M, Holle L, Fitzgerald J, Sewell K, Johnson A, Tabatabai D, Costelloe M, Brock T. International Deployment of a Virtual Dispensing Simulator Supporting Pharmacy Education. Presented at: 2015 American College of Clinical Pharmacy Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy, October 19, 2015; San Francisco, CA.

Ferrone M, Holle L, Fitzgerald J, McDowell J, Sewell K, Costelloe M, Youmans S, Brock T. Globally Relevant: Creation of a Virtual Dispensing Simulator Supporting Pharmacy Education. Presented at: UCSF Medical Education Showcase. March 2015; San Francisco, CA.

Costelloe M, Brock T, Sewell K, Ferrone M, Fitzgerald J, Holle L, Kebodeaux C. Community Pharmacy Simulation: a multi-nation collaboration to optimize student learning through the world. Presented at: Pharmacy SNOW Symposium; December 10, 2016; Denver, CO.

Brock T, Ferrone M, Bates I, McLaughlin J, Steeb D, Holle L, Fitzgerald J, White P, Costelloe M. It’s a Small World – a Model for Meaningful and Sustainable Global Pharmacy Education Collaboration. Presented at American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting; July 25, 2016; Anaheim, CA.

Costelloe M, Brock T, Ferrone M, Holle L, Fitzgerald J, Forrister D, McLaughlin J, Larson I, Sewell K, Galbraith K. Continuing Professional Education Section: From Prato to Maryland: Transforming Practice Through Global Education Collaboration. Presented at: Pharmacy Education 2015 AACP & AFPC Annual Meeting; July 12, 2015: National Harbor, Maryland

Holle LM, Ferrone M, Fitzgerald J, Sewell K. Special Session: Community Pharmacy Dispensing Simulation Software Roll Out Across Three International Schools of Pharmacy. Presented at: Pharmacy Education 2015 AACP & AFPC Annual Meeting; July 12, 2015: National Harbor, Maryland.

Marriott, J.L. et al. SABER and MyDispense: Building better pharmacy education through innovation and sharing. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy , Volume 10 , Issue 5 , e65 – e66 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2014.07.162

Jaekyu Shin, Daryush Tabatabai, Christy Boscardin, Marcus Ferrone, and Tina Brock (2018). Integration of a Community Pharmacy Simulation Program into a Therapeutics Course. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education: Volume 82, Issue 1, Article 6189. https://doi.org/10.5688/ajpe6189