Investigating antibiotic knowledge and use among pharmacy students in australia and sri lanka

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: SAKEENA, M.H.F. (The University of Sydney, Pharmacy)
  • Co-author(s): M.H.F. Sakeena: Sydney Pharmacy School, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia;Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
    Alexandra Bennett: NSW Therapeutic Advisory Group, NSW TAG, NSW, Australia
    Stephen Carter: Sydney Pharmacy School, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Andrew McLachlan: Sydney Pharmacy School, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Pharmacists play a key role in the healthcare setting ensuring the quality use of medicines. Undergraduate pharmacy education can influence appropriate antibiotic use in community and hospital settings.

    Methods

    A cross-sectional survey was conducted in Australian and Sri Lankan universities offering pharmacy degrees. A paper-based survey

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