Amy Kang, PharmD
Chapman University School of Pharmacy
Amy Kang is an assistant professor at Chapman University’s School of Pharmacy and specializes in infectious diseases. After earning her PharmD at Loma Linda University (LLU) School of Pharmacy, she completed her PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency training at UCSF and PGY-2 training in Infectious Diseases at University of Southern California (USC). She currently practices at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center as an infectious diseases pharmacist. As the current member of the IPE Committee and pharmacy coordinator for the IPE 502 course, she has developed interprofessional education (IPE) course materials for numerous health professional students.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Utilizing a Virtual Platform to Provide a Simulated Telehealth Patient Encounter for Medical and Pharmacy Students
Education through a virtual platform has expanded tremendously during the pandemic. While most of these education activities have centered on didactic learning, the need for an active approach to patient care is essential. We explored using a virtual platform to provide a simulated patient care experience with standardized patients for a total of 146 medical and pharmacy students . Students were assigned to interprofessional teams of four to five students, with at least two students representing each profession on each team. Teams interacted with a standardized patient with aspiration…