How should teaching of undergraduates in clinical pharmacology and therapeutics be delivered and assessed?

@article{Maxwell2012HowST,
  title={How should teaching of undergraduates in clinical pharmacology and therapeutics be delivered and assessed?},
  author={Simon R J Maxwell},
  journal={British journal of clinical pharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={73 6},
  pages={893-9}
}
Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics is the academic discipline that informs rational prescribing of medicines. There is accumulating evidence that a significant minority of prescriptions in the UK National Health Service contain errors. This comes at a time when the approach to and success of undergraduate education in this area has been called into question. Various stakeholders are now in agreement that this challenging area of undergraduate education needs to be strengthened. The… CONTINUE READING
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