publication . Doctoral thesis . 2017

The Role of Motivation in Continuing Education for Pharmacists

Tjin a Tsoi, Sharon;
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  • Published: 04 Oct 2017
  • Publisher: Utrecht University
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
Healthcare professionals, including pharmacists, need to continuously update their knowledge and are, therefore, expected to participate in Continuing Education (CE) and Continuous Professional Development (CPD) activities on a regular basis. Lack of intrinsic (or autonomous) motivation appears to be an important barrier for engaging in high quality learning and can have consequences for poor performance and patient safety. This thesis aims to enhance our understanding of pharmacists’ motivation in CE/CPD. Different topics ranging from motivation as a dependent and an independent variable, the dynamics of motivation and structural relations between basic psychol...
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free text keywords: Pharmacists, Motivation, Continuing Education, Professional Development, Self-Determination Theory, Lifelong learning
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