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Knowledge and practice on patient counseling of community pharmacists in Cebu City.

Author

Athena Grace L. Capuras,
Chiena Mae S. Flores,
Manuel Timothy Jude C. Lo,
Marie Charmaine B. Tan,
Kevin Christian Dela Cruz

Related Institution

College of Pharmacy - Cebu Doctors' University

Publication Information

Publication Type
Thesis/Dissertations
Thesis Degree
BS
Specialization
Pharmacy
Publication Date
March 2015

Abstract

     The research study is entitled The knowledge and practice on patient counseling of community pharmacists in Cebu City, is a quantitative type of research and uses Investigator-Made Examination Form and Investigator-Made Survey Form as tools to measure the level of knowledge and practice of a total of 141 community pharmacists. the data obtained was treated with Pearson Correlation Formula which determines whether or not a correlation exists between the knowledge and practice on patients counseling of the respondents.


     There are 52, or 38.66%, of the respondents with ages of 21-25. There are 39, or 27.66%, of the respondents who had 1-24 months, or 1 month to 2 years, of experience in their work. there are 46 respondents, or 32.62% of teh population, who graduated from School A, followed by School B which had 42 respondents, or 29.79% of the population. There are 51.1% of the respondents have satisfactory knowledge, which belongs to the majority of the respondents. Therefore the respondents have satisfactory knowledge. there are 66.7% of the population having satisfactory practice, which is the highest percentage, or the majority of the respondents. therefore, the respondents have satisfactory knowledge.


     Based on the findings, it could be concluded that community pharmacists have satisfactory to above satisfactory knowledge and practice on patient counseling, and showed no correlation. There is also no significant relationship between the variables and the profile of the respondents.

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