Pharmacy Education and Student/Practitioner Training

A section of Pharmacy (ISSN 2226-4787).

Section Information

The editorial board of “Pharmacy: Section Pharmacy Education and Student/Practitioner Training” welcomes suggestions for material on teaching matters—didactics, teaching and evaluation methods. These will include contributions on issues such as:

  • Pre-registration pharmacy education and training for students
  • Post-registration pharmacy education and training for practitioners
  • The philosophy, production and use of competence frameworks, and experience with competence-based pharmacy education and training
  • Curriculum design and assessment, innovations in teaching and learning, interprofessional learning
  • Continuous professional development, revalidation, roles of the employer and employee
  • Quality assurance of education and training
  • The interaction and integration of teaching with health services
  • Future developments in education and training for pharmacy, including theories and methods

Contributions can be in the form of:

  • Reviews: comprehensive, fully-referenced papers on teaching or research topics (maximum 25 double-spaced pages).
  • Research articles: experimental or observational investigations using formal data collection and reporting of results (maximum 25 double-spaced pages).
  • Letters to the editor: contributions to a forum for the expression of ideas or comments on matters previously published articles in the journal commentaries (maximum 4 double-spaced pages).
  • Commentaries: less formal contributions with more flexible chapter headings along the lines of: introduction, design and evaluation, discussion and conclusions. “Design” could be design of a course, a curriculum, an educational intervention (maximum 25 double-spaced pages).

All manuscripts will be peer reviewed.


• pharmacy
• education
• training
• healthcare
• professional practice
• competence
• policy

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