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Family physician perceptions of a medication assessment clinic located within a pharmacy school



Family physician perceptions of a medication assessment clinic located within a pharmacy school



Canadian Family Physician Medecin de Famille Canadien 63(12): E512



To determine if the clinical services provided at a patient care clinic run by pharmacy faculty and students are valuable to family physicians. Paper-based postal survey. The Medication Assessment Centre located within the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon. Family physicians who had more than 1 patient who underwent a complete assessment at the Medication Assessment Centre between April 1 and October 26, 2015, were included in the study. Family physician experience and satisfaction based on quantitative analysis of 6 Likert scale survey questions and thematic analysis of 2 open-ended survey questions. A total of 81 questionnaires were mailed to family physicians, with a response rate of 43.2% (n = 35). Respondents reported a very high level of support and satisfaction with the clinical pharmacist program; most (88.6%) stated that it helped them to improve the health of their patients. The family physicians who responded to the questionnaire perceived the services provided at the patient care clinic located within the pharmacy school at the University of Saskatchewan to be valuable to their practices.

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