Medical student perceptions of their knowledge and skills in pharmacology in their first and final clinical years

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Abstract

Medical student perceptions of their knowledge and skills in pharmacology in their first and final clinical years were investigated. An online survey investigated qualitative and quantitative data. Resources that the students relied on to support their knowledge in this area included pharmacists and the Australian Medicines Handbook. Suggested areas for curriculum review include having more formal teaching in this area and having more prescribing practice.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages11
JournalMedEdPublish
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 8 Mar 2019

Keywords

  • Medical education
  • pharmacology
  • prescribing
  • curriculum
  • teaching and learning

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