The first step in planning for the future is determining where you are today. ADVANCE includes 7 guided exercises to help users honestly and comprehensively assess where they are now. Your responses help determine your professional development needs. ADVANCE uses this insight to recommend activities that will help make your vision for professional development a reality.
Leveraging your personal strengths will help you understand yourself, how you work, and how you contribute as a team.
Each of us has a unique set of professional skills that is shaped by our past experiences, interests, and goals. Like many aspects of life, our professional skills may change or grow over time.
Personal attributes are associated with how your individual personality, emotions, and tendencies contribute to your behaviors. These attributes can significantly impact your ability to interact with others and function effectively as a professional.
Aligning your career with your interests increases the likelihood that you will achieve professional satisfaction and maximizes the impact of your development. The interest areas you note in your Pharmacy Profiles account are carried into ADVANCE to help save you time as you Evaluate.
Growth and Development
All of us have areas where we need to improve, and these areas for growth and development often hold us back from achieving our full potential. ADVANCE will help you identify and address these traits and position you for future success.
ADVANCE uses your licensure information from Pharmacy Profiles to provide a summary of your licensure requirements. Evaluating these requirements will help you create a professional development plan that simultaneously keeps your licenses active and keeps you moving toward your goals.
Your well-being is important. Understanding your stressors, your relaxers, and how they impact your personal and professional needs can bring balance to your life.
Created by the American Pharmacists Association, ADVANCE is a continuous professional development planner and workforce development tool. It utilizes self-evaluation to provide intelligent recommendations for activities that will move individuals toward their goals while also meeting their licensure, employer, and school requirements.