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Reflection on remote teaching and learning of a final-year BPharm clinical training module during a pandemic

M Viljoen, R Coetzee, N Hoffman, J McCartney, E Upton, M van Huyssteen

Abstract


Background. The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in innovative and creative changes to educational practices in order to produce pharmacy graduates amidst a global crisis.   Experiential learning was unable to take place during the highest levels of lockdown in South Africa with access to health care facilities restricted to essential staff only.

 


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M Viljoen, School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa

R Coetzee, School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa

N Hoffman, School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa

J McCartney, School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa

E Upton, School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa

M van Huyssteen, School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa

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African Journal of Health Professions Education 2021;13(3):203-204. DOI:10.7196/AJHPE.2021.v13i3.1498

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Date submitted: 2021-10-07
Date published: 2021-10-07

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