Conference on the Competences in Industrial Pharmacy 2011

University of Belgrade – Faculty of Pharmacy, Belgrade, Serbia
May, 24th 2011

Conference on the Competences in Pharmacy was held in Belgrade on May, 24th 2011 with the aim to to align education reforms in Serbia (across a wide scope of pharmacy education issues) with the leading edge of best pharmaceutical education practice. Current trends in higher and professional education were discussed and their potential impact on practice and pharmaceutical care. The presentations tried to establish links with the notion of professional competence and performance, and encouraged stakeholder debate about how to ensure practitioner competence. More than a hundred participants, mainly from the community pharmacy sector, but also representatives from the hospital pharmacy, professional associations and academia contributed the Conference. The feedback received indicates that overall satisfaction of participants was expressed with the average mark related to: General impression 4.68; Programme 4.57; Presentation contents 4.63; Printed material 4.59; Discussion 4.38; Organisation 4.75.

Conference Programme

9:30–10:00 Registration
10:00–10:30 Opening remarks – Nada Kovačević, Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade; Marija Filipović – Ožegović, National Tempus Office
10:15–11:00 Trends in Global Pharmacy Education and impact for Europe – Ian Bates, School of Pharmacy, London
11:00–11:30 Framework for Competence Development in Pharmacy – Graham Davies, Joint Programmes Board, UK
11:30–12:00 The Role of Teacher Practitioners in Competence Development – Martin Henman, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Trinity College, Dublin
12:00–12:30 Cof"ee break
12:30–13:00 Postgraduate Education: Experience and Challenges from Slovenia – Mitja Kos, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana
13:00–13:30 Learning Needs of Pharmacy Professionals: Reflections on the current postgraduate curricula in Serbia – Dusanka Krajnovic, University of Belgrade – Faculty of Pharmacy
13:30–13:45 Evaluation of pharmacist`s competencies – CoDEG project in the Subotica Pharmacy – Svetlana Stojkov Rudinski, Pharmacy Subotica, Arijana Mestrovic, CoDEG
13:45–14:00 Global Competency Framework Draft Version – Report from the Pharmaceutical Chamber of Serbia – Sanja Jovic, Pharmacy Beograd
14:00 – 15:00 Lunch break
15:00 – 17:00 Is there a case for Competency-led education in pharmacy? – Ian Bates, School of Pharmacy, London; Graham Davies, Joint Programmes Board, UK
Discussion forum Developing Partnerships: The role of University in competencies development on both the undergraduate and postgraduate level

Publications

Conference on the Competences in Pharmacy