Autonomy and relevance in annual recertification

  title={Autonomy and relevance in annual recertification},
  author={D Nicholas Harries},
Ongoing competence assessment is becoming mandatory for health professionals in New Zealand. The Pharmacy Council of New Zealand has introduced a system, that measures the application of learning to practice. The advantages of the system are that it rises above the tokenism of completion of certain numbers of hours of unspecified education and takes a firm step towards relevant learning. The challenges arise from implementation of the system, particularly from pharmacists who may resent the… CONTINUE READING

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