publication . Article . 2016

How Do European Pharmacy Students Rank Competences for Practice

Andries S. Koster; Dimitrios Rekkas; Borut Bozic; Chris Van Schravendijk; Keith A. Wilson; Agnieska Skowron; Sandra Hočevar; Daisy Volmer; Constantin Mircioiu; Antonio Sánchez Pozo; ...
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  • Published: 26 Jan 2016
European students (n = 370), academics (n = 241) and community pharmacists (n = 258) ranked 13 clusters of 68 personal and patient care competences for pharmacy practice. The results show that ranking profiles for all three groups as a rule were similar. This was especially true of the comparison between students and community pharmacists concerning patient care competences suggesting that students have a good idea of their future profession. A comparison of first and fifth (final) year students shows more awareness of patient care competences in the final year students. Differences do exist, however, between students and community pharmacists. Students—like aca...
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