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American Journal of Educational Research. 2014, 2(12B), 56-60
DOI: 10.12691/education-2-12B-11
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Educational Environment and the Application of IT in Pharmacy Education

Mariana Drachuk1,

1Lecturer of the Department of Biophysics, Danylo Halytskyi Lviv National Medical University, Lviv, Ukraine

Pub. Date: December 14, 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Ensuring the Quality of Higher Education)

Cite this paper:
Mariana Drachuk. Educational Environment and the Application of IT in Pharmacy Education. American Journal of Educational Research. 2014; 2(12B):56-60. doi: 10.12691/education-2-12B-11

Abstract

The article deals with the problem of educational environment and application of information technology (IT) in Pharmacy education. It has been investigated the formation of professional knowledge using information technology in Pharmacology and its application as an educational tool in the professional training system aimed at teaching future pharmacists and preparing students to use IT in their professional activity. For this purpose the training course "Information Technology in Pharmacy" has been developed and included into the curriculum. The development and implementation of this course into the curriculum proved to be efficient and successful. The pedagogical conditions of the application of IT in professional training of pharmacists have been theoretically grounded. Computer science in the sphere of health care or medical computer science is a new branch that requires appropriate personnel training. Thus, it is necessary to develop training programs to ensure efficient training of specialists and implement information technology in medical science and health care.

Keywords:
information technology pedagogical conditions professional training pharmacy education training of highly-qualified specialists competency approach

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