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Ministry Holds Train –the - Trainer SMART Pharmacy Workshop

Ministry Holds Train –the - Trainer SMART Pharmacy Workshop

Ministry Holds Train –the - Trainer SMART Pharmacy Workshop


The Ministry of Health (MOH), represented by the Directorate General of Medical Supply in collaboration with the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) organized today (Monday) at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre a workshop to training the trainers in the field of smart pharmacy.

Around 30 pharmacists from various MOH health facilities participated in the workshop in addition to pharmacists from the Diwan of Royal Court, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Armed Forces Hospital, Royal Oman Police Hospital, as well as pharmacists from the private sector pharmacies.  The workshop is run by experts from ACPE.

The four-day workshop focuses on training the participants on improving the professional competency and the quality of occupational education as well as explaining the modern educational models and means of evaluating the competencies.

Train-the-trainer SMART Pharmacy aims at building educational capacity related to pharmaceutical practice in Oman, as well as enabling the participants to understand the multiple concepts of continuing vocational education (CPE) models. Moreover, the overall objective of the workshop is to laying the foundations for the continuing vocational education models based on the needs of pharmacy practice in the Sultanate, as well as designing an educational plan to develop the pharmaceutical competencies.

Within the framework of the Ministry's orientation for qualifying the health workers especially those working in the pharmacy sector, the workshop is held to train and qualify the pharmacists in order to continue developing their performance.