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Teaching in the time of COVID-19: Shared perspectives from South Africa and the USA

V Bangalee, O Garza, F Oosthuizen, V Perumal-Pillay, Hanna Rotundo

Abstract


In line with keeping people safe, social distancing has become a civilised norm across the world. Compulsory lockdowns have meant that universities closed their doors to students and staff, thus causing widespread disruption across the higher-education landscape. Pharmacy education is no exception. As pharmacy educators from institutions in different countries, with an existing partnership, we have identified common challenges between our different educational environments and have benefited from sharing possible solutions


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V Bangalee, Discipline of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

O Garza, University of Louisiana Monroe, College of Pharmacy ‒ New Orleans Campus, USA

F Oosthuizen, Discipline of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

V Perumal-Pillay, Discipline of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

Hanna Rotundo, University of Louisiana Monroe, College of Pharmacy ‒ New Orleans Campus, USA

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African Journal of Health Professions Education 2021;13(2):94-95. DOI:10.7196/AJHPE.2021.v13i2.1445

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Date submitted: 2021-07-21
Date published: 2021-07-21

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