Professionalization in pharmacy education as a matter of identity

Mylrea, Martina F., Sen Gupta, Tarun, and Glass, Beverley D. (2015) Professionalization in pharmacy education as a matter of identity. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 79 (9). 142. pp. 1-9.

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Abstract

Little research exists on the formation of professional identity in higher education health programs. Such programs may approach the teaching, learning, and assessment of professionalism based upon a suite of attitudes, values, and behaviors considered indicative of a practicing professional. During this transition, professional identity formation can be achieved through student engagement with authentic experiences and interaction with qualified professionals. This paper examines the shift toward identity formation as an essential element of professional education and considers its implications for pharmacy curriculum design.

Item ID: 43844
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1553-6467
Keywords: professional identity, pharmacy education, health professionals, professionalization
Date Deposited: 16 May 2016 02:45
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1115 Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences > 111503 Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice @ 100%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9305 Education and Training Systems > 930501 Education and Training Systems Policies and Development @ 100%
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