Professional and Academic Perspectives of Pharmacy Students: A Cross Sectional-Study from Brazil

Maria Pantoja Moreira de Sena, Ronaldo Oliveira Pantoja, Tácio de Mendonça Lima, Carolina Heitmann Mares Azevedo Ribeiro, Marcos Valério Santos da Silva, José Luiz Fernandes Vieira, Luann Wendel Pereira de Sena


The study aims to assess the professional and academic expectations of pharmacy students of faculties that lives in the northern region of Brazil. Data were collected via a printed questionnaire. The number of students that answered the questionnaire was 600. Regards to academic life, 74.6% believe that faculties offer ideal opportunities. The most desired areas of activity were clinical and hospital pharmacies (45%) and commercial pharmacies (32.3%). Their salary expectations are higher than six national minimum wages. The profession is experiencing a period of enormous positive transformations. The study provides a general view of the several fields of work for pharmacy students to plan and conduct their professional activities to improve the health of the population.

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