by Kazeem Olalekan MRPhamS

ijppAt the recent Royal Pharmaceutical Society Conference, the strategy for supporting the future of pharmacy through education and professionalism was the theme of a break-out session.

The following pieces of work are relevant:

  1. Defining professionalism (and its elements) in early career pharmacists
    R. Elvey, P. Lewis, E. Schafheutle, S. Willis, S. Harrison and K. Hassell
  2. Expanding teaching capacity in pharmacy education: how to engage practicing pharmacists in teaching?
    Z. Lim and C. Anderson
  3. The impact of the introduction of the GPhC Code of conduct for pharmacy
    students, and fitness to practise procedures on MPharm students in Great Britain

    J. Groocock, G. Kitson, S. McGlen, M. Salek and P. Rogers
  4. Research in pharmacy and the role of the undergraduate programme: Course Directors’ perspectives
    I. Stupariu, I.S. Blagbrough, J.I. Millar, P.J. Rogers and J.W. Sutton
  5. Development of a new postgraduate training programme in pharmacovigilance
    D. Layton, L. Harvey, D. Brown and S. Arkle

Session 2 – Supporting the future of pharmacy through education and professionalism – Chair: Jane Portlock. (2011). International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 19, 8-12. doi:10.1111/j.2042-7174.2011.00141.x

Other relevant posters are:

  1. Development of professionalism in pharmacy education leading to registration: trainees’ self-assessments versus tutors’ perceptions
    M. Christou, L. Moore and D. Wright
  2. An evaluation of the level of ‘professional engagement’ of preregistration and final year pharmacy students
    K. Olalekan, A. Yakubu, H. Hull and J. Portlock

Posters – Practice Development and Audit. (2011). International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 19, 38-64. doi:10.1111/j.2042-7174.2011.00147_1.x

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