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Javadi M, Eslami K, Mojtahedzadeh R, Zolfaghari M, Gholami K, Ostad S et al . Instructional design and delivery of a virtual short course of pharmaceutical care and evaluating participants’ satisfaction. jmed 2015; 10 (1) :84-91
URL: http://jmed.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-532-en.html
Department of e-learning in Medical Education, Virtual School, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran. Iran , zolfaghm@tums.ac.ir
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Abstract Introduction: There is more need for pharmacy managers’ development regarding pharmaceutical care after Heath Reform Project. In this study, we designed, delivered and evaluated a virtual one-year short course of pharmaceutical care for pharmacy managers. Methods: We interviewed with five hospital pharmacy managers for educational need assessment. Then we developed the curriculum and performed a systematic instructional design for its blended delivery. Faculty members participated in a three-day workshop and then developed their course plans, multimedia e-contents and completed their assessment (courses’ panels) in the university Learning Management System. We delivered the one-year MBA in three modules. At the end of each module, participants evaluated the courses via a researcher-made questionnaire. Results: In total, 38 pharmacy managers participated in the course. Ten participants (26%) left the study and 28 participants succeeded to pass the final written exam with the overall score of 18.0/20 (±0.45). The participants found the program useful for their career. Conclusion: Considering the participants’ feedback, We recommend this virtual pharmaceutical care are program for hospital pharmacy managers.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Medical Education
Received: 2015/04/8 | Accepted: 2015/04/8 | Published: 2015/06/15

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