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AuthorHammoudi Halat, Dalal
AuthorAl-Jumaili, Ali Azeez
AuthorAhmed, Kawther Khalid
AuthorRahal, Mohamad
AuthorHamad, Anas
AuthorDarwish, Rula M.
AuthorAlsous, Mervat M.
AuthorThomas, Dixon
AuthorBukhatwa, Salma
AuthorKhdour, Maher
AuthorAlkhudair, Nora
AuthorAl Balushi, Abdullah Ali
AuthorKhalifa, Sherief
AuthorAlsharif, Naser Z.
Available date2024-03-13T09:57:55Z
Publication Date2024-02-01
Publication NameAmerican journal of pharmaceutical education
Identifierhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajpe.2023.100640
CitationHalat, D. H., Al-Jumaili, A. A., Ahmed, K. K., Rahal, M., Hamad, A., Darwish, R. M., ... & Alsharif, N. Z. (2024). Academic Entitlement Among Pharmacy Students in the Arab World: A Multi-National Exploratory Study. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 88(2), 100640.‏
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URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10576/53024
AbstractOBJECTIVE: The study's aim was to explore academic entitlement among pharmacy students in different pharmacy colleges in the Arab World and assess associated factors. METHODS: This study design was a cross-sectional survey. Data were collected using a self-administered electronic questionnaire posted across pharmacy college networks in 10 Arab countries (Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates). The electronic survey was administered through Qualtrics Survey Software, and its link was open from January 23, 2022 to May 13, 2022. The multiple linear regression measured the association between different predictors and the academic entitlement. RESULTS: A total of 2386 surveys were received from students studying in 10 different Arab countries. The majority of responding students were male and studying in a Bachelor of pharmacy program. Students reported an agreeable attitude in 4 areas: rewards for efforts, customer orientation, customer service expectation, and general academic entitlement. In accommodation, a neutral attitude was reported, while they reported a disagreeing attitude in the responsibility avoidance domain. In grade haggling, the 3 items of the domain had different attitudes. Only 3 factors had a significant negative association with student entitlement (professionalism, GPA, and year in the study program). CONCLUSION: The academic entitlement scores among pharmacy students in the Arab World were high and had a negative association with professionalism perceptions. This study finding is a call for pharmacy programs to consider the effect of academic entitlement on pharmacy education and to obtain in-depth evidence on its magnitude and associated factors.
Languageen
SubjectAcademic entitlement
Arab World
Pharmacy education
TitleAcademic Entitlement Among Pharmacy Students in the Arab World: A Multi-National Exploratory Study
TypeArticle
Issue Number2
Volume Number88


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