Teaching appropriate interactions with pharmaceutical company representatives: The impact of an innovative workshop on student attitudes

@article{Wofford2005TeachingAI,
  title={Teaching appropriate interactions with pharmaceutical company representatives: The impact of an innovative workshop on student attitudes},
  author={James Lucius Wofford and Christopher A Ohl},
  journal={BMC Medical Education},
  year={2005},
  volume={5},
  pages={5 - 5}
}
BACKGROUND Pharmaceutical company representatives (PCRs) influence the prescribing habits and professional behaviour of physicians. However, the skills for interacting with PCRs are not taught in the traditional medical school curriculum. We examined whether an innovative, mandatory workshop for third year medical students had immediate effects on knowledge and attitudes regarding interactions with PCRs. METHODS Surveys issued before and after the workshop intervention solicited opinions… CONTINUE READING
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