Teaching and assessment of an innovative and integrated pharmacy undergraduate module

Authors

  • James W. Barlow School of Pharmacy, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, York House, York Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Judith D. Strawbridge School of Pharmacy, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, York House, York Street, Dublin 2, Ireland

Keywords:

Integrated teaching, OSCE, integrated pharmacy, novel teaching methods

Abstract

This study reports the development of an innovative undergraduate integrated pharmacy module, using novel teaching methods and using as an assessment tool the objective structured clinical examination (OSCE). This study aims to evaluate the performance of the students in this module, towards the end of their degree programme, and to discuss student feedback. Student feedback was very positive. This study supports the use of integrative cross-disciplinary teaching as a valuable tool in pharmacy undergraduate education.

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Section

Research Article