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Stimulating students’ critical thinking skills in pharmacology using case report generation

SS Mlambo


To encourage critical thinking and appropriate application of pharmacological concepts, especially in the face of limited contact sessions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, students were tasked to generate and answer one another’s case reports. Additionally, each student had to provide feedback on their peers’ attempts to answer their case report questions, under the guidance and moderation of the lecturer.


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SS Mlambo, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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African Journal of Health Professions Education 2021;13(3):184-185. DOI:10.7196/AJHPE.2021.v13i3.1514

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

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