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Pharmacist-Educator: The challenges of nurturing future pharmacists
 

Pharmacist-Educator: The challenges of nurturing future pharmacists

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“Those who can, do; those who can’t, teach.” While this old quote by George Bernard Shaw in 1903 is usually treated as a literary ‘classic’, many raised their eyebrows on the merits of the passage as it questions the value of educators in the society.
 
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21 Nov 2016 - General
 
Wow. Hands up to all our educators. Indeed, Lianne Marie Victoria Laruan you have dedicated almost all of your time in teaching just to make all of your students learn. Way back in my college days, i was really amaze with one of our clinical instructor who partake her knowlegde with us though it is beyond her teaching time. We are really lucky to have an educator who can understand and relate on our behaviour. She...
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Thanks to everyone who commented! Teaching has been and always will be close to my heart, as it is where I grew not just as a professional, but also as a person more aware of what I could give back to the world. Getting the opportunity to teach and train future pharmacists has been an extremely rewarding experience, and though it wasn’t always easy, I would always value the growth and experiences I learned. It’s amazing that when you teach, you get to have an impact on not just one but a lot of ...
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It is very interesting and informative story told by Liaane as she is shifting gears towards teaching after completing pharmacy profession. She has told that it is not unusual that young educators have to deal with the disadvantage of having a small age gap with the students, therefore, she was not much confident in standing in front of a class. She has further expressed her views as There is a very large discrepancy between what we learn and what we practice in pharmacy and a lot of her student...
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I loved my professors in college. I surely had favorites. Educators are essential because dreams are built in school and when we set goals, realities are realized/envisioned with the help of good guidance and influence. Like my hope for the healthcare industry, as a whole, I am hopeful that the slow progress in Pharmacy takes a faster pace so that professionals are no longer underutilized. Pharmacists, like every healthcare personnel, play a big role in patient care. It would be amazing if we co...
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Wow, kudos to all the educator in the world including, Lianne Marie Victoria Laruan. A renowned professor once told me that by operating, you can only help the most several patients a day, however if you teach you can help hundreds and thousands of people. Through education, you can teach subsequent generations to further teach subsequent generations and in that sense, would contribute greater to the medical community. I am an educator and instructor myself, and I strongly believe that with a gr...
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