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Category list : Education and training

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  • News feature: Why the four-year MPharm is a success Subscription

    28 JUL 2001 0:00 By Harriet Adcock

    In 1997 the pharmacy degree in England and Wales changed from a three-year bachelor degree course to a four-year course leading to a master of pharmacy degree. The first cohort of students are now graduating from the new course. How have schools of pharmacy coped with the transition, and what changes have been made to the course? Harriet Adcock finds out

  • Agenda for 2003 - Genetics education for pharmacists Subscription

    18 JAN 2003 0:00

    Advances in genetic science have increased the number of health interventions that can be undertaken with regard to genetic disorders. Genetics is, therefore, expanding into the domains of pharmacogenetics, national screening programmes and disease prediction. Such expansion means that a growing range of health professionals, including pharmacists, need skills and knowledge in genetics in order to take on new roles. This article describes the development of a strategy to meet the educational ...

  • Shipman inquiry Subscription

    7 AUG 2004 0:00

    Evolving distance learning programme needed Professional back-up lacking Report GPs to primary care trusts if concerned

  • Australian and New Zealand APEC/CAOP accreditation examination

    1 JUL 2008

    I would like to hear from anyone who has taken or who is intending to take this exam in the near future. As this examination is part of the formal accrediation of qualifications to work as a pharmacist in Australia/ New Zealand and a requirement in visa applications the information received will be used to compile a useful resource for those considering working in these countries.

  • MPharm overhaul: what clinical skills do our future pharmacists really need?

    4 JUL 2008

    So the Government wants universities to boost "meaningful clinical context and experience"  in the MPharm and suggests the best way for us to do this would be to integrate the degree and the pre-registration year.  Pilots of this new approach are expected to start in just two years time (PJ ,April 19 2008, 467).

  • Return to work courses

    7 FEB 2009

    What courses are available for return to work phrmacists after career breaks?

  • Employment prospects

    26 FEB 2009

     Hello I am a prospective Pharmacy student and as a part time job I want to work in a pharmacy to advance my knowledge in the pharmacy world. Therefore I wanted to ask whether you know how students like myself who haven't started thier pharmacy degree yet can find a job in the pharmacy world. Thank you.

  • English standard IELTS band 7

    21 MAR 2009

    IS english test IELTS Band 7 is necessary in single attempt. why easter european pharmacist can work here with out speaking english -even minimum standards It is regional discrimaination Asians and africans can communicate with customers far better than east europeans Doctors and nurses dont need band 7 in each section.

  • Continuing professional development: Find out about learning styles to learn and teach effectively Subscription

    1 SEP 2009 By Ruth McGuire

    Learning how to learn is not a subject usually covered by school or university curricula. However, being able to learn effectively underpins any kind of education at any level and in any place, whether in the workplace or in schools, colleges and universities.

  • Turn a dull lecture into an unforgettable learning experience Subscription

    1 OCT 2009

    By Yvonne Perrie

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