Community pharmacists and continuing professional development — a qualitative study of perceptions and current involvement

@inproceedings{Attewell2005CommunityPA,
  title={Community pharmacists and continuing professional development — a qualitative study of perceptions and current involvement},
  author={Joanne Attewell and Alison Blenkinsopp and Patricia L Black},
  year={2005}
}
Results Few pharmacists understood and practised the principles of CPD. Most found it hard to describe how they assessed their own learning needs. Only one pharmacist used a systematic method and, on probing, needs were often identified through a practice situation, which had made the pharmacist uncomfortable by highlighting an area they felt unfamiliar with. There was little reported evaluation of learning; indeed many pharmacists were unsure how they could do this. A recurring theme was that… CONTINUE READING

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