Meeting room: Galenos
Rapporteur: Nilay Aksoy, Altınbaş University Faculty of Pharmacy, Turkey
Supported by European Association of Faculties of Pharmacy (EAFP)
Target audience: Pharmacy education and academic pharmacy, Social and Administrative Pharmacy, Policy and regulation
Increased importance of a strong primary health care represents an excellent opportunity for pharmacists to take the next leap forward for the profession. The next leap forward requires current and future workforce to receive needs-based initial and continuous education and training. This session will explore the imperatives for educating and training current and future workforce to meet the needs of primary health care provision, what are the new models of delivery of contemporary education and training from the primary health care perspective and how practitioners can take a role supporting the education and training of pharmacists to obtain essential competencies.
14:00 – 14:05 Introduction by chairs
14:05 – 14:20 Pharmacy Education in Turkey
Yusuf Öztürk, Dean, Vice President of Turkish Deans Council, Anadolu University Faculty of Pharmacy, Turkey
14:20 – 14:35 Needs-based education: Are we equipping the current and future workforce for the next leap of pharmacy?
Ian Bates, FIP Workforce Development Hub Director, United Kingdom
14:35 – 14:50 How to provide harmony in pharmacy and training: A case in Turkey
Gul Ozhan, Vice Dean, Istanbul University Faculty of Pharmacy, Turkey
14:50 – 15:05 Bringing primary health care providers closer to pharmacy education
Arijana Mestrovic, Vice President FIP Academic Pharmacy Section, Croatia
15:05 – 15:30 Q&A and discussion with the audience