EDITORIAL: Overview of the pharmacy education and workforce development challenges and responses to the global pandemic of COVID-19 in Switzerland

Authors

  • Astrid Czock QualiCCare Association, Baden, Switzerland & Swiss Society of Endocrinology and Diabetology, Baden, Switzerland

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46542/pe.2020.202.106109

Keywords:

postgraduate education, continuous education, federal examinations, covid-19, pharmacy education

Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic changed pharmacy education permanently as it promoted and facilitated online learning for the pharmacy workforce. In regards to examinations, it did not affect the examination mode as exams could be performed under special precautions and respecting predefined safety concepts

Author Biography

Astrid Czock, QualiCCare Association, Baden, Switzerland & Swiss Society of Endocrinology and Diabetology, Baden, Switzerland

QualiCCare Association, Baden, Switzerland & Swiss Society of Endocrinology and Diabetology, Baden, Switzerland

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Published

07/12/2020

Issue

Section

COVID-19 Editorial