FACTORS AFFECTING PHARMACY BOARD EXAMINATION RESULT, AS PERCEIVED BY GRADUATES OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN PHARMACY AT SAINT DOMINIC COLLEGE OF ASIA WHO TOOK THE BOARD EXAMINATION
Vince Lee M. Alo, Danilo S. Crisostomo, Emmanuel O. Olatinwo, Romarico M. Perdido* and Ronald B. Senson
Education is a form of learning in which a group of people's talents, skills, and behaviors are handed down from generation to generation through teaching, training, study, or simply autodidacticism. Pharmacy refers to the science and practice of preparing and standardizing drugs. Its scope includes medicinal plant husbandry, chemical compound production, and medicinal agent interpretation. This study aimed to identify the factors that have an impact on the result of the board exam. This is to help future pharmacists get rid of these factors for them to be able to pass the Licensure exam. In gathering the data, we selected those respondents who passed and didn't pass the exam that graduated from Saint Dominic College of Asia using Purposive-Convenience Sampling. The main objective of the sample is to produce a sample that can be logically assumed to be representative of the population. A survey questionnaire was formed by the researchers that went through validation and reliability testing. The survey questionnaire is composed of profiles of the respondents and sentences that are connected to the variables that affect board exam results. For the online data collection, the researchers turned the survey questions into Google forms. The result of the study shows that the Review Technique and Examination Day are very important factors that affect the board exam result. Therefore, students must do their part to enhance their skills in studying to have a better outcome in the exam by strengthening their weaknesses during review time.
Keywords: Board Exam, Pharmacy, Pharmacists, Factors.
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