The Pharmacist Professional Study Program at Hasanuddin University held the UKCE OSAI Method Writing Workshop at the Faculty of Pharmacy UNHAS office (Saturday-Sunday / 12-13 Oct 2019. Makassar). On this occasion, there were around 40 people who were practitioners from various fields of pharmaceutical services as well as lecturers in the Faculty of Pharmacy UNHAS. The material was delivered for two days accompanied by guest speaker / facilitator Mrs. Endang Wahyuningsih, Ike Dhiah R and Susi Ari Kristina.
OSCE (Objective-Structured Clinical Examination) is a practice-based test that must be passed by prospective pharmacist graduates in Indonesia as a form of UKAI (Indonesian Pharmacist Competency Test). At present the UKAI of the OSCE method is still formative but is expected to have changed to summative in 2020.
The Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy Unhas, Prof. Dr. Gemini Alam, M.Sc., Apt., In his speech said that this activity was expected to be able to provide competence to pharmacist colleagues and lecturers to be able to compile or develop OSCE questions as an effort to make uniform competency of pharmacist graduates in the country. In line with this, the Head of Professional Pharmacists, Dra. Ermina Pakki, M.Sc., Apt. also expressed great hopes for the development of the Pharmacist study program at UNHAS.
“It is hoped that in this activity, questions will be selected that can be selected at the national level so that they can contribute to the number of questions entered from UNHAS so that it is indirectly expected to improve the quality and percentage of graduates”, she said.