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Embracing Pharmacy E-Learning: Models of Success
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School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, 525 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
College of Pharmacy's Center for Medication Safety Advancement, Purdue University, 6640 Intech Boulevard, Suite 120 Indianapolis, IN 46278, USA
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Received: 28 June 2013; in revised form: 27 July 2013 / Accepted: 1 August 2013 / Published: 9 August 2013
Abstract: Traditionally, education has revolved around the idea of a learner being taught in a physical classroom setting. With recent technological developments and the “immediate results” world we now live in, elearning has become much more common. Students and professionals are now able to access and acquire lectures, tests, certifications and degrees online. The Purdue University College of Pharmacy’s Center for Medication Safety Advancement has developed three eresources to enhance medication safety: The Veterans Affairs Yellow Belt Lean Certification Course, the Medication Safety Essentials Continuing Education Modules, and the Virtual Clean Room Simulation Certificate. These three modalities offer valuable content for additional knowledge, training and certification at a convenient location—your computer.
Keywords: elearning; eportfolio; eresources; reflective practitioners; evaluation; just-in-time resources
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Jeffries, J.A.; Jeffries, P.R.; Hertig, J.B.; Hultgren, K.E. Embracing Pharmacy E-Learning: Models of Success. Pharmacy 2013, 1, 43-52.
Jeffries JA, Jeffries PR, Hertig JB, Hultgren KE. Embracing Pharmacy E-Learning: Models of Success. Pharmacy. 2013; 1(1):43-52.
Jeffries, Jaclyn A.; Jeffries, Pamela R.; Hertig, John B.; Hultgren, Kyle E. 2013. "Embracing Pharmacy E-Learning: Models of Success." Pharmacy 1, no. 1: 43-52.