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Can pharmacy assistants play a greater role in public health programs in community pharmacies? Lessons from a chlamydia screening study in Canberra, Australia

Deeks, Louise; Cooper, Gabrielle; Currie, Marian; Martin, Sarah; Parker, Rhian; Del Rosario, Rendry; Hocking, Jane S; Bowden, Francis


Background: Little is known about the engagement of pharmacy assistants (PA) in public health service provision. Objective: To explore the experiences of PA participating in a study to determine whether a cash reward, offered to consumers and pharmacy businesses, increased participation in community pharmacy-based chlamydia screening. Methods: PA experience of the study education and training package, participant recruitment and conducting screening (providing information about chlamydia,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy
DOI: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2013.11.006


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