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Published on:June 2017
Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, 2017; 51(3):365-372
Original Article | doi:10.5530/ijper.51.3.62

A Management and Special Pharmacy Services Course for Pharmacy Students


Authors and affiliation (s):

Alina de las Mercedes Martínez Sánchez1,2

1Pharmacology Professor, E.U. de Enfermería y Fisioterapia, Campus Tecnológico Antigua Fábrica de Armas, Avda. Carlos III, s/n. 45071 Toledo, Spain

2Ex-chairman Pharmacy Department, Social Pharmacy Professor, Pharmacy Department University of Oriente, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

Abstract:

Purpose: To describe the designing and implementation of a Management and Special Pharmacy Services course. Methods: According to the typology of teaching activity established by the Ministry of Higher Education of Cuba a course was designed. The course was focus on the development and management of innovative practices in all areas of pharmacy practice. To assess the students’ perceptions related to the course a 9-item survey was distributed to 25 students. Results: All students returned the survey. Of the respondents, 91% strongly agreed or agreed that the objectives for student learning were met and 71% agreed that the course furthered their understanding of the impact of managed care and pharmacy management, and increased their competency to practice pharmacy. Conclusion: Management education experiences such as this course will help better prepare our next generation of community and hospital pharmacy managers.

Key words: Pharmacy Management Education, Pharmaceutical Care, Social Pharmacy, Pharmacy Education, University.

 

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