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Table 4 Perceptions of participants (n = 869) regarding role of the colleges of pharmacy in preparing pharmacists for their responsibilities during epidemics/pandemics, and specifically the coronavirus pandemic

From: Knowledge and perceptions of pharmacists’ readiness during coronavirus pandemic: the case of United Arab Emirates

Statements Strongly disagree, n (%) Disagree, n (%) Neutral, n (%) Agree, n (%) Strongly agree, n (%)
The college has a role in preparing you to deal with any epidemics/pandemics 33 (5.2) 42 (6.6) 127 (20.1) 230 (36.4) 200 (31.6)
The college should add an epidemics/pandemics management course 31 (4.9) 20 (3.71) 86 (13.6) 269 (42.6) 226 (35.8)
The college should provide you with online lectures and webinars as a student or alumni 18 (2.8) 11 (1.7) 99 (15.7) 286 (45.3) 218 (34.5)
The college should provide online educational workshops on the pandemic coronavirus 21 (3.3) 13 (2.1) 68 (10.8) 301 (47.7) 228 (36.1)
The college should provide online information resources (e.g., summaries of current research studies) on the pandemic coronavirus 15 (2.4) 10 (1.6) 58 (9.2) 282 (44.7) 266 (42.2)