Pharmaceutical education

The World Health Organization, in conjunction with the International Pharmaceutical Federation, has been analyzing for several years the role of Pharmacists in health aystems, evidencing the need for curricula that meet their professional needs to carry out this function. It has been recommended particularly to include not only knowledge but also attitudes and skills that an expert consultation summarized in seven attributes or stars, namely: care provider, decision maker, communicator, leader, manager, permanent learner and educator; adding more later an eighth star: researcher.
WHO Model Lists of Essential Medicines