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KGI Patient Counseling Competition 2

It is that time of the year for our APhA-ASP Annual Patient Counseling Competition! Patient counseling is an essential skill for our development as pharmacists, to provide high-quality patient-centered care. Show off your skills in this year’s Patient Counseling Competition!

The purpose of this competition to measure your abilities to communicate drug information to patients. No clinical knowledge is needed!

When: Thursday, Nov. 21 – Friday, Nov. 22

Where: KGI Clinical Skills Lab (517-514)

Time: Sign-up for a 15 min time slot between 12 PM – 6 PM 

General Overview of Competition: 

  • Registered participants will receive their 15 minute slot time, a list of 5 medications, and the judging rubric the weekend prior to the competition.
  • One the day of the competition, participants will randomly select a prescription order on which to counsel the patient.
  • You will be allowed 5 minutes to study the prescription order, the patient profile, and available medication information resources.
  • You will be allowed 5 minutes to consult the patient.
  • Your counseling session will be recorded and sent judges who will review your submission using the same judging rubric provided to you.
  • Top 10 participants win a prize from APhA-ASP and 1st place wins a free ticket to APhA Annual Conference in National Harbor, MD (minutes away from Washington, DC)! This is one of the largest national pharmacy conferences where first place will be able to represent KGI at the national level!

**Must be a paid APhA-ASP member to participate**


November 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm PST
November 22, 2019 at 6:00 pm PST
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