Metrics

  • citations in SCIndeks: [2]
  • citations in CrossRef:0
  • citations in Google Scholar:[]
  • visits in previous 30 days:1
  • full-text downloads in 30 days:0

Contents

article: 6 from 9  
Back back to result list
2012, vol. 62, iss. 3, pp. 208-218
Analysis, adaptation and validation of the instrument for the competence evaluation of the pharmacists in community pharmacies
aZU Apoteka Subotica, Subotica
bUniversity of Belgrade, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Social Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Legislation

emaildirektor@apotekasubotica.rs
Keywords: Competence; GLF-General Level Framework; Community Pharmacy Subotica
Abstract
The competency of a pharmacist is one of the fundamental preconditions for high quality pharmaceutical care provision. The General Lever Framework (GLF), which was developed by a group of British experts (Competency Development and Evaluation Group - CoDEG), represents a tool that allows definition, measurement and professional competences development of the pharmacist during pharmaceutical care provision. Community Pharmacy Subotica organized an expert panel in order to analyze, adapt and validate the GLF document, which would be relevant to pharmacy practice in Serbia. The aim of the paper is to present the adaptation process of the GLF document that could be used in community pharmacies in Serbia. Validation of the document was performed using the expert panel methodology. The document was analyzed in terms of relevance, comprehension, compliance with national regulation, and applicability in practice, through anonymous evaluation and discussion of the expert panel participants. Titles and descriptions of each competence (26 in total) were validated. The document for the competence assessment was adapted in accordance with the pharmacy practice and regulations in Serbia. All the competencies of the original document were accepted, with minor modifications in order to accommodate pharmaceutical practices and regulations in Serbia. GLF document, have shown satisfactory properties to be used in the pharmacy practice in Serbia, based on the adaptation carried out by the expert panel.
References
*** (2008) The international forum for quality assurance of pharmacy education: A global framework for quality assurance of pharmacy education. International Pharmaceutical Federation, http://www.fip.org/files/fip/PharmacyEducation/GlobalFrameworkFinalDraft.pdf [cited 2011 Oct 3]
*** A framework for pharmacists development in general pharmacy practice. The Competency Development and Evaluation Group, [cited 2011 July 7] http://www.codeg.org. 2nd ed
*** Statut saveza farmaceutskih udruženja Srbije. Savez farmaceutskih udruženja Srbije, http://www.farmacia.org. [cited 2011 July 7]
Anderson, C., Bates, I., Beck, D., i dr. (2006) FIP Roundtable Consultation on Pharmacy Education: Developing a Global Vision and Action Plan. Int Pharm J., 20(2); 12-13
Anderson, C., Bates, I., Beck, D., i dr. (2008) Action!, Update on the Global Pharmacy Education Consultation. Int Pharm J., 22: 6-8
Jones, J., Hunter, D. (1995) Qualitative Research: Consensus methods for medical and health services research. BMJ, 311(7001): 376-380
Laaksonen, R., Mills, E.R., Duggan, C., Davies, G.J., Bates, I., Mackie, C.A. (2007) The effect of training and service provision on the self-assessed competence of community pharmacists. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 15(2): 141-147
McMahon, N. Postgraduate education of hospital pharmacists. in: Tempus PQPharm Seminar Pharmacy Education: meeting Patient need through Practice Development, Dublin, March 16th 2012
Mcrobbie, D., Webb, D.G., Bates, I., Wright, J., Davies, J.G. (2001) Assessment of Clinical Competence: Designing a Competence Grid for Junior Pharmacists. Pharmacy Education, 1(2): 67-76
Meštrović, A., Staničić, Ž., Hadžiabdić, M.O., Mucalo, I., Bates, I., Duggan, C., Carter, S., Bruno, A. (2011) Evaluation of Croatian Community Pharmacists' Patient Care Competencies Using the General Level Framework. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 75(2): 36
Mills, E., Farmer, D., Bates, I., Davies, J.G., Webb, D., Robbie, D. (2005) Development of an evidence-led competency framework for primary care and community pharmacists. Pharm J., 275: 48-52
Mills, E., Laaksonen, R., Bates, I., Davies, G., Duggan, C. (2000) Self-assessment of a competence in community pharmacy setting. Pharm Educ, 5(3/4):189-199
Whiddett, S., Hollyforde, S. (1999) The competencies handbook. London: Institute of Personnel and Development
 

About

article language: Serbian
document type: Original Paper
published in SCIndeks: 22/03/2013