Perceptions, Experiences, and Expectations of Arab healthcare providers about pharmacists’ expanded roles in the healthcare system
You are invited to take part voluntarily in a research project titled ”A Mixed Methods Approach to Investigating the Acceptance of Pharmacist’s New Roles by Arab Healthcare Providers”. This study is approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee of USM (JEPeM) with protocol code (USM/JEPeM/21040328). This study will be conducted under the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia. The main aim of this study is to explore the perceptions, attitudes, experiences and expectations of Arab pharmacists and other healthcare providers (HCPs) about the emerging roles of pharmacists in healthcare systems. Your participation in this study is expected to take one hour of your time to collect data. This study is estimated to include up to 1170 participants. This study involves participating in an online semi-automated interview with the main researcher (Ramez Alkoudmani) and a chatbot supported with artificial intelligence (AI). The online interview will be via facebook messenger. The interview will take 30-60 minutes and it will be included semi-automated 8-10 questions via the chatbot. The main researcher could follow up with you after you answer the questions sent to you by the chatbot. You may refuse to take part in the study or you may stop your participation in the study at any time, without any penalty or loss of benefits to which you are otherwise entitled. If you have any questions about this study, please contact [Ramez Alkoudmani] via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Extended pharmacy services refer to tasks undertaken by pharmacists that are over and above their traditional dispensing role, e.g. diabetes screening. The dispensing role may also include associated activities such as clarifying dosage and prescription details and identifying drug interactions.
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