APC con­sul­ta­tion

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THE phar­macy pro­fes­sion and re­lated stake­hold­ers are be­ing urged to have their say on the re­view of the ac­cred­i­ta­tion stan­dards for phar­macy de­grees and in­tern train­ing pro­grams.

The cur­rent stan­dards are due for a re­view to re­flect the cur­rent and fu­ture needs of the pro­fes­sion and the pub­lic.

Aus­tralian Phar­macy Coun­cil (APC) CEO Bron­wyn Clark said it was im­por­tant all phar­macy prac on­ers, trainees, stu­dents, phar­macy ed­u­ca­tors, pro­gram ad­min­is­tra­tors, other health pro­fes­sion­als and the pub­lic sub­mit­ted to the re­view and in­flu­enced the qual­ity of prepara on for phar­ma­cists as con­tem­po­rary health ser­vice prac on­ers.

“The de­vel­op­ment of ac­cred­i­ta­tion stan­dards has a sig­nif­i­cant im­pact on the fu­ture of phar­ma­cist train­ing and the stan­dard and qual­ity of phar­macy that emerges post univer­sity and in­tern train­ing,” Clark said.

APC has pub­lished a com­pre­hen­sive Health Pro­fes­sion Ac­cred­i­ta­tion Prac­tices Interna onal Lit­er­a­ture Re­view as a back­grounder for those con­tribut­ing ‐ CLICK HERE.

Sub­mit at phar­ma­cy­coun­cil.org.au.

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