Details: Reflect on the content on Pharmacy Education: From Apprentice to PharmD using the below questions as a guide, at a minimum:
In the 1950s, two schools in California did NOT transition from the 4-year BS degree to a new 5-year BS degree in Pharmacy. What was the impact of them moving directly to the entry-level PharmD?
The entry-level PharmD degree is now 20 years old as the required degree to practice pharmacy in the USA. How do you feel this significant change in educational requirements has impacted our practice?
Our current “apprenticeship” requirements a key component to learning how pharmacy practice works? Should they be changed?
What other relevant questions would you ask about this content?
Reference: “The History of American Pharmacy.” Prof. McCarthy created this version of the slide talk for his class in the Spring of 2016.
Teaching the History of Pharmacy section of the website of the American Institute
of the History of Pharmacy (https://aihp.org/historical-resources/teaching-the-history-of-pharmacy/)
Image preview for”what was the impact of them moving directly to the entry-level PharmD?”