Intern training ‘outdated’: study

The current intern training models are no longer meeting the needs and expectations of pharmacy graduates, a new study reveals.

Researchers reported that many South Australian graduates were dissatisfied with their internships due to a “mismatch between expectations of skill development across all areas of professional practice and the actual experiences being highly focused on supply-based dispensing”.

Results from a survey of interns found that 45% of them wanted to do something else other than being a practising pharmacist, while a further 50% said