Find the Cutting Edge: Sharpening Critical Thinking Skills

December 13, 2023
Noon–1:00 p.m. ET

Hosted by the Council of Faculties

This session is designed to review critical thinking instruction and assessment as it applies to pharmacy education. We will delve into the importance of critical thinking skills in our learners as the profession continues to evolve. This webinar will explore practical strategies on how to foster critical thinking skills in students and how to measure the outcome in the didactic curriculum. Additionally, this session will discuss barriers to implementation and strategies to overcome them. 


  • Define critical thinking and identify key components of critical thinking
  • Discuss the necessity of critical thinking skills and metacognition as the profession continues to evolve
  • Explore pedagogical approaches and instructional methods used by pharmacy educators to integrate critical thinking skills
  • Identify assessment tools and techniques for measuring critical thinking skill development


Jenni Beall, PharmD, BCPS, CHSE
Director, Pharmacy Labs and Simulation
Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy


Cary Mobley, RPh, PhD
Pharmaceutics Department
University of Florida College of Pharmacy 

Nicholas R. Nelson, PharmD, BCCCP, BCPS 
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy
Wingate University School of Pharmacy

Timothy K. Fincher, PhD, RPh
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
William Carey University School of Pharmacy

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