Evaluating the online platform of a blended-learning pharmacist continuing education degree program

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Wilbur, Kerry;
  • Publisher: Co-Action Publishing
  • Journal: Medical Education Online,volume 21 (issn: 1087-2981, eissn: 1087-2981)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4901507, doi: 10.3402/meo.v21.31832
  • Subject: Special aspects of education | courses | pharmacy education | blended-learning; online; courses; peer-review; pharmacy education | peer review | R5-920 | Medicine (General) | blended learning | online courses | online | Short Communication | LC8-6691

Background: Distance-based continuing education opportunities are increasingly embraced by health professionals worldwide. Methods: To evaluate the online component of a blended-learning degree program for pharmacists, we conducted a structured self-assessment and p... View more
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