NMA: Nonprescription Medicines Academy

Jan Hastings

Jan Hastings

Current Academic Appointment

  • Professor and Associate Dean for Development/Director of Office of Continuing Pharmacy Education
  • Dept. of Pharmacy Practice
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy

Education

  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy BS Pharmacy
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy Doctor of Pharmacy

Instructional Area:

  • Nonprescription Products – (required course)
  • Advanced Nonprescription Products (elective course)
  • Advanced Community Pharmacy Practice Experience- Nonprescription Products

Teaching Innovations

  • PhPr 4692 Nonprescription Products
    • Assist with lectures
    • Incorporated contraceptive Jeopardy
    • Assisted with expanding course into WebCT format
  • PhPr 5622 Elective course
    • Incorporated documentation of self-care via SOAP notes
    • Introduced recitation periods for case review
  • PhPr 6664 APPE course
    • Expanded course so that it is one option for the required APPE in a community Pharmacy

Research (focused / integrated with OTC-Self Care):

Long-Term Research and Scholarly Interests

  1. Promoting optimal use of nonprescription medicines in a community pharmacy
  2. Establishing good communication between patients and pharmacists especially as it relates to self-care.

Publications

  • Book Chapter: Communicating Effectively with Others. In: Chisholm-Burns, M. Wallaincourt, A. Shepherd, M. Asadoorian, M. Essentials of Pharmacy Mangaement, Leadership, Marketing and Finance, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, LLC, In publication
  • AJPE: Integrating an Elective Self-Care Experience With a Required Advanced Pharmacy Practice Community Experience. August 2010
  • AJPE: Integrating an Elective Self-Care Experience with a Required Advanced Pharmacy Practice Community Experience. 2006

Professional Organization Involvement:

  • American Pharmacists Association- Fellow (2005) Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management; National Patient Counseling Judge; Poster Judge; House of Delegate for over 10 years
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy-Self-Care/NPM SIG Programming Committee, Advocacy and Outreach Taskforce, Preceptor Development Taskforce; Resolutions and Standing Rules committee
  • Arkansas Pharmacists Association- President-2009-2010 Previous positions: Area 3 Representative x 6 years; Vice- President; President-Elect;
  • National Community Pharmacists Association
  • Rho Chi
  • Phi Lambda Sigma

Areas of Expertise

  • Community Pharmacy Practice; Communication; Self-care; Veterinary Pharmacy

Honors and Awards

  • Arkansas Pharmacists Association President’s Award May 2010
  • Chancellor’s Faculty Teaching Award- University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, February 2006
  • Teaching Incentive Award- UAMS College of Pharmacy, May 2005
  • Charles K. Born Professionalism Award- UAMS College of Pharmacy, March 2005
  • Innovation in Teaching Award (3rd place)- University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Teaching with Technology Fair, April 2004
  • American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Pharmacy Practice Presentation Merit Award, March 2004
  • Clinical Faculty of the Year-1999

Practice Site

  • Academia/Community Pharmacy

Years Attending NMA

  • 7 years