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A Framework and Guide to Establishing Quality Assured and Accredited Continuing Pharmaceutical Education

The lack of a trained health care workforce creates a barrier to the delivery of quality health services. Inadequate knowledge and limited or outdated skills can be obstacles to achieving positive health outcomes. Advances in the treatment and diagnosis of diseases, new technologies, and systems and process improvements, as well as changes in professional roles […]

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“Continuing Pharmaceutical Education: Guide to Establishing Quality Assured and Accredited Programs”

“Continuing Pharmaceutical Education: Guide to Establishing Quality Assured and Accredited Programs” aims to establish and/or improve systems for the quality assurance and accreditation of continuing education/continuing professional development (CE/CPD) activities. The document outlines the rationale and framework for establishing CE/CPD programs, as well as the necessary elements for these programs to be effective, including: 1) The development of a quality-assured process; 2) Ensuring the quality of training activities; and 3) Establishing a CE/CPD accreditation body.
To assist in the practical application of these points, the guide provides criteria and standards for accreditation bodies, as well as checklists for assessing the quality of CE/CPD activities.
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