Category Archives: Teaching

A Word About Time

22 September 2015: Time and the value of timeliness is one of the biggest cultural differences I’ve encountered since working in Africa. Most everyone has heard the term “Africa Time” or something similar. I’ll speak only to my observations in … Continue reading

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A Visit to Nsambya and Mengo Hospitals in Kampala, Uganda

21 September 2015: Until today, all of my clinical pharmacy work in Kampala has been based at Mulago National Referral Hospital and Makerere University School of Pharmacy. But after the presentation I made last week at the Pharmaceutical Society of … Continue reading

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A Pharmaceutical Care Presentation

18 September 2015: When I come to Uganda I never can anticipate exactly what I activities I will participate in here. Of course, I have planned ahead for my main tasks, and this time, that was the teaching of the … Continue reading

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A New Experience for 3rd Year Makerere Pharmacy Students + A Presentation to the Pharmacy Interns

10 September 2015: The 3rd Year Makerere University Pharmacy Students started a new chapter of their training today at Mulago National Referral Hospital. It was their first day on the patient wards as active participants and not just observers. Their … Continue reading

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Experiential Learning at Mulago National Referral Hospital, Kampala, Uganda

9 September 2015: Today I helped to precept the 4th Year Pharmacy Students during their experiential learning time at Mulago National Referral Hospital. It has been a regular part of the BPharm curriculum to have the students go to the … Continue reading

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A Great Day in the Classroom!

8 September 2015: Today was the first Pharmaceutical Care Skills Lab (PCSL) for both the new 3rd year and 4th year Pharmacy Students.  In Uganda, the basic pharmacy degree required for practice is a Bachelors of Pharmacy (BPharm) and it … Continue reading

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A Busy Day with the Makerere University Pharmacy Students & Meeting Up With Old Friends

6 September 2015:  Today I had the awesome experience of explaining the Role of the Pharmacist in Academia and encouraging students to envision their future careers as a way to stay motivated to learn in Pharmacy School.  The Makerere University … Continue reading

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First Day Back in the Classroom at Makerere University School of Pharmacy

5 September 2015: It certainly was great to be back in the classroom today working with the 4th year Pharmacy Students that I got to know last year.  Today they presented the patient case reports from their visits with patients … Continue reading

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