Doctorof Biomedical Sciences
Pharma Expert Consultancy and Education
Zagreb, Croatia


Dr scArijanaMeštrović, MPharm has been working 14 years as a community pharmacist and she was responsible for education and competency development in the biggest pharmacy chain in Croatia.
She is now independent consultant in Pharma Expert international agency, providing lectures and workshops in CPD programs for pharmacists, implementing new services in pharmacy chains and teaching Professional Practice and Pharmaceutical Care at universities in Croatia and Cyprus. Her Doctor’s degree is in biomedical sciences – competency development in pharmacy.
Representing CoDEG (Competency Development and Evaluation Group) she is using the Global Competency Framework and evaluating its impact on pharmaceutical care and practitioner development in European countries. She is collaborating with FIP/UNESCO/WHO Education Development Team in areas of Competency and Quality Assurance in Pharmacy Education.
Arijana serves as member of the International Services Program Advisory Group the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE, USA), Co-Chair of the FIP Programme Committee, Expert Member of Board od Pharmacy Practice at FIP, and member of PCNE (Pharmaceutical Care Network of Europe). Arijana is dedicated to promote competency-based education in CPD cycle among pharmacy practitioners, so her teaching usually addresses all components of competencies – knowledge, experience and motivation.