Innovative Active Learning Strategies for Nonprescription Medications

October 25, 2022
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. ET

Hosted by the Self-Care Therapeutics/Nonprescription Medicine SIG

Encore presentation of Self-Care Therapeutics/Nonprescription Medicines SIG Program at Pharmacy Education 2022. This session will highlight innovative self-care teaching strategies from 2 schools of pharmacy that take students outside of the traditional classroom setting. Faculty from Binghamton University will describe their Vitamins and Dietary Supplements Fair, focused on developing skill in counseling on these products using both written and verbal communication. Faculty from Wingate University will describe how they utilize Flipgrid(C) as a platform to facilitate information sharing following a visit to the pharmacy self-care aisle.


  1. Highlight the challenges of incorporating parts of CAPE 2013 Domain 3 into didactic courses.
  2. Describe strategies to incorporate patient and provider education as well as written and verbal communication into a group project involving dietary supplements.
  3. Discuss the successes and challenges of a simulated patient experience in the self-care aisle utilizing Flipgrid(C) as a platform for sharing information. 


Erin Slazak, PharmD
Clinical Associate Professor
University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences


Sarah Lynch, PharmD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Director of Skills Education
Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Erin E. Pauling, PharmD
Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ambulatory Care
Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Jennifer (Jenn) A. Wilson, PharmD
Associate Professor and Director of Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences
Wingate University

Melissa (Lisa) M. Dinkins, PharmD
Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Wingate University

Rashi C. Waghel, PharmD
Associate Professor 
Wingate University