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Design and Implementation of an Integrated Competency-Focused Pharmacy Programme: A Case Report
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Competency (and Beyond): Think Patient. Collaborate. Develop. Evaluate. Improve. Repeat.

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Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, 3052 Victoria, Australia
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Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
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School of Pharmacy, University of Namibia, Windhoek, Private Bag 13301, Namibia
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Pharmacy 2019, 7(4), 146; https://doi.org/10.3390/pharmacy7040146
Received: 12 May 2019 / Revised: 21 October 2019 / Accepted: 29 October 2019 / Published: 4 November 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Pharmacy Education; Competency and beyond)
The global workforce needs to be competent, flexible, adaptable, sustainable, and patient-focused. A competency approach towards education, development, and professional practice strengthens services and increases better health outcomes. This paper will provide a global perspective on competency approaches from different health care professions. It will focus on two case reports, describing the use of competency methodologies at an undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as supporting the internship and/or pre-registration training. Challenges and opportunities will be highlighted by addressing some of the key questions posed for this special edition. View Full-Text
Keywords: competency-based; competency framework; pharmacy education; professional development; interprofessional competency-based; competency framework; pharmacy education; professional development; interprofessional
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Bruno-Tomé, A.; Ortner Hadžiabdić, M.; Mucalo, I.; Rennie, T. Competency (and Beyond): Think Patient. Collaborate. Develop. Evaluate. Improve. Repeat.. Pharmacy 2019, 7, 146.

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