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A Five-State Continuing Professional Development Pilot Program for Practicing Pharmacists

Dopp AL, Moulton JR, Rouse MJ, Trewet CLB. A Five-State Continuing Professional Development Pilot Program for Practicing Pharmacists. Am J Pharm Educ. 2010; 74(2): Article 28. Researchers examine the use of CPD in a randomized, placebo-controlled trial involving pharmacists from five states. The intervention group was involved in learning, goal setting, and reflection consistent with [...]

2022-02-21T13:54:03-06:00March 10th, 2010|Studies of Effects|

Continuing Professional Development: Don’t Miss the Obvious

Janke KK. Continuing Professional Development: Don’t Miss the Obvious. Amer J Pharm Educ. 2010; 74 (2): Article 31. This viewpoint briefly reviews CPD-related progress since 2003. The author argues that academics must not miss the opportunity to influence CPD by providing CPD-related didactic and experiential education and thereby graduating CPD-ready pharmacists. The author suggests that [...]

2022-02-21T13:59:04-06:00March 1st, 2010|Editorials/Viewpoints/Commentaries|

International Trends in Lifelong Learning for Pharmacists

Driesen A, Verbeke K, Simoens S, Laekman G. International Trends in Lifelong Learning for Pharmacists. Am J Pharm Educ. 2007; 71 (3): Article 52. The lifelong learning requirements, control (regulation), and consequence of non-compliance are presented for The Netherlands, Great Britain, France, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Ontario, and the United States in a chart format. [...]

2022-02-21T13:59:32-06:00June 15th, 2007|Descriptive Papers/Chapters|

Continuous Professional Development: A Qualitative Study of Pharmacists’ Attitudes, Behaviors, and Preferences in Ontario, Canada

Austin Z, Marini A, Macleod Glover N, Croteau D. Continuous Professional Development: A Qualitative Study of Pharmacists’ Attitudes, Behaviors, and Preferences in Ontario, Canada. Amer J Phar Educ. 2005; 69(1): Article 4. This study used focus group discussions to evaluate Ontario pharmacists’ education-related attitudes, behaviors, and preferences toward Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Less than half [...]

2022-02-21T13:59:51-06:00September 1st, 2005|Surveys of Perceptions|

Continuing Professional Development in Pharmacy

Rouse, MJ. Continuing Professional Development in Pharmacy. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2004; 61: 2069-2076. This paper provides definitions for competence, lifelong learning, and continuing education. The paper argues for the need to change reporting evidence of the effectiveness of CE and including information from the Institute of Medicine’s efforts in quality improvement. In addition, [...]

2022-02-21T13:22:21-06:00October 1st, 2004|Descriptive Papers/Chapters|

Continuing Professional Development in Pharmacy

Rouse, MJ. Continuing Professional Development in Pharmacy. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2004; 44(4): 517-520. This paper provides a comprehensive summary of the concept of CPD. It begins by addressing the role of continued learning, then transitions into concerns regarding the current CE system, most namely a lack of continuum and professional development. CPD is described [...]

2022-02-21T13:23:50-06:00July 1st, 2004|Descriptive Papers/Chapters|

Staying Focused on the Goal

Janke KK. Continuing Professional Development: Staying Focused on the Goal. Amer J Pharm Educ. 2003; 67(2): Article 50. This viewpoint outlines two major shortcomings in the current CE system: accountability and support. The author suggests CPD is an important concept, but that the real challenges comes in changing the system to accept this new learning. [...]

2022-02-21T14:00:53-06:00January 1st, 2003|Editorials/Viewpoints/Commentaries|

A Framework for Assessing the Continuous Professional Development Needs of Community Pharmacists

Delyth James, Sheila Beaumont, Sue Carter and J. Graham Davis, A Framework for Assessing the Continuous Professional Development Needs of Community Pharmacists, Pharm Educ. 2002;2 (2): 63–68. Twenty community pharmacists were recruited to participate in a Continuous Professional Education Programme and to complete a reflective logbook over a four-week period. The intent of the study [...]

2022-02-21T13:49:06-06:00July 29th, 2002|Studies of Training|

Making the Move from Continuing Education to Continuing Professional Development

Hancox D. Making the Move from Continuing Education to Continuing Professional Development. Phar J. 2002; 268(7180): 26-27. The author shares a viewpoint on the value CPD has as a method of life-long learning. He begins by explaining the role CPD has in the lives of many different professions, then identifies problems with the current CE [...]

2022-02-21T13:07:51-06:00January 1st, 2002|Editorials/Viewpoints/Commentaries|

Perceptions of CPD within the pharmacy profession

Bell HM, Maguire TA, Adair CG, McGartland CF. Perceptions of CPD within the pharmacy profession (2001). Int J Pharm Pract. 2001;9(suppl):R55. This article very briefly presents the results of a 2001 questionnaire used to determine perceptions of CPD within the pharmacy profession. The questionnaire was given to 1,689 members of the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern [...]

2022-02-21T13:33:34-06:00January 1st, 2001|Surveys of Perceptions|
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