Teaching medicines information to undergraduate students: a two-semester course offered by the faculty of pharmacy of the university of porto
- At: 2008 FIP Congress in Basel (Switzerland)
- Type: Poster
- By: RIBEIRO RAMA, Ana Cristina (Coimbra University Hospitals, Pharmacy, Coimbra, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Silva, Cristina (Faculty Pharmacy University Oporto, Portugal)
Fresco, Paula (Faculty Pharmacy University Oporto, Portugal)
Gonçalves, Jorge (Faculty Pharmacy University Oporto, Portugal)
The complexity of medicines information (MI) field and expanding roles of pharmacists as information resources (http://www.who.int/medicines/publications/WHO_PSM_PAR_2006.5.pdf), demand that students be trained thoroughly in necessary skills for handling information. Pharmacy education literature recommends curricula integration of information.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.