Clinical Education: an interface between building pharmacist knowledge, interprofessional collaboration and improving patient care (Plenary speaker 1)

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    Abstract

    Pharmacists have a unique opportunity in the healthcare system to effect change on the use of medicines. Pharmacists graduate and become registered with a good general standard of knowledge. Building and developing that knowledge is critical to ensure safe patient outcomes and the advancement of the pharmacy profession. This session will focus on aspects of the role of the clinical educator in enabling pharmacists to be proactive in collaborating with medical colleagues to improve patient care and conduct research, the importance of keeping knowledge contemporary, and assessing competencies of pharmacists in the clinical hospital environment.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages1
    Publication statusPublished - 2016
    EventInternational Conference on Pharmacy Education and Practice - Penang, Malaysia
    Duration: 29 Jan 201631 Jan 2016

    Conference

    ConferenceInternational Conference on Pharmacy Education and Practice
    Abbreviated titleICPEP 2016
    CountryMalaysia
    CityPenang
    Period29/01/1631/01/16
    OtherA conference for both international and local pharmacy practitioners, academicians, researchers as well as hospital management to discuss, share and assimilate their practice experience and research outcomes for the betterment of pharmaceutical care.

    Keywords

    • clinical education
    • pharmacists knowledge
    • interprofessional education
    • patient care

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