Rene Breault, BScPharm, PharmD

Associate Clinical Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Director, PharmD for Practicing Pharmacists Program, Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences

Contact

Associate Clinical Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Email
rbreault@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-0544
Address
3-228 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
11405 - 87 Ave NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 1C9

Director, PharmD for Practicing Pharmacists Program, Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Email
rbreault@ualberta.ca

Overview

About

BScPharm - 1998 University of Alberta

PharmD - 2010 University of Toronto

Certification/Licensure

Alberta College of Pharmacists

Additional Prescribing Authorization (2007)

Academic Appointments

Clinical Assistant Professor 2009-2016

Associate Clinical Professor 2016-Present

Administrative Appointments

Director, PharmD for Practicing Pharmacists Program 2014-Present

Director, Practice Development 2011-2013. 

Clinical Practice

Hypertension Clinic, Kaye Edmonton Clinic, University of Alberta Hospital


PLEASE NOTE: I do not supervise graduate students


Research

Research Interests:

The role of the pharmacist and their professional development needs

The pharmacists role in care planning services

Pharmacist Prescribing

Pharmacy Education

Clinical Areas of Interest

Hypertension, Nephrology, Primary Care, Ambulatory Care


For a current list of publications click here


Teaching

Entry to Practice PharmD Program

PHARM 420: Patient Care Skills 5 - Course coordinator and Instructor

PHARM 343: Pharmacotherapy 2 (Nephrology content) - Instructor

PharmD for Practicing Pharmacists Program

Pharm 522: Advanced Patient Care Skills and Health Assessment - Course coordinator and Instructor

Additional Teaching

PHARM 498: Research and Directed Studies - Independent Student Projects 

PHARM 515: PharmD for Practicing Pharmacists - Specialty Elective - Pharmacy Education/Academia

PHARM 537: Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience - Elective - Pharmacy Education/Academia

PHARM 320: Patient Care Skills 3

PHARM 323: Patient Care Skills 4

PHARM 423: Patient Care Skills 6

PHARM 502: Advanced Patient Care Skills and Health Assessment (Renal Function Assessment)


Announcements

I DO NOT supervise graduate students

Courses

PHARM 420 - Patient Care Skills 5

Focus will be on advanced practice concepts including prescribing and the application of the patient care process to more complex patient scenarios and chronic diseases. Further development of skills in patient assessment, communication, medication therapy management, and evidence based practice will be undertaken within the context of various practice environments. Peer mentoring and lifelong learning will also be examined. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

Fall Term 2020
PHARM 522 - Advanced Patient Care Skills and Health Assessment

Features health assessment, the patient care process, care planning, and documentation as fundamental elements of a framework for patient-centred care. Incorporates lab-based simulations and assignments to provide students with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills required for practice. This distance learning course is offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)

Winter Term 2021

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