2. Core Concepts and skills

2.1.3Professional empowerment

Professional empowerment is about enabling professionalism and professional judgement. At an individual level for pharmacists and future pharmacists, it is about the development of knowledge; development of skills, experience and confidence; and the cultivation of professional values and behaviours which collectively imbue the pharmacist with authority, empowering and enabling professionalism and the ability to manage ethical dilemmas.