Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Application
Vol 5 No 1 (2023): Journal Pharmaceutical Science and Application (JPSA)

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN KNOWLEDGE AND COMMUNITY BEHAVIOR IN UTILIZATION OF TELEPHARMACY SERVICES IN THE TABANAN CITY

Ni Putu Aryati Suryaningsih (Universitas Bali Internasional)
Ni Wayan Mita Arisia (Clinical Pharmacy Study Program, International University of Bali)
I Ketut Tunas (Health Information Management Study Program, International Bali University)



Article Info

Publish Date
04 Jun 2023

Abstract

Background: Telepharmacy appears to be a technology that represents a unique and innovative way to deliver quality pharmaceutical services to rural and regional areas in particular. Providing appropriate pharmaceutical services to patients and conducting consultations with other health workers have an important role in reducing the use of inappropriate and less effective drugs. The development of telepharmaceutical services can be influenced by the knowledge and practice of the community. Objective: to determine the relationship between knowledge and community practice on the use of telepharmaceutical services in Tabanan City. Methods: This research is an observational study using a cross-sectional design. The sample in this study amounted to 100 people who met the inclusion and exclusion criteria. The sample was taken from the population using a purposive random sampling technique. The research instrument used in this study was a questionnaire (questionnaire), collecting data formally for the subject to answer questions in writing. Data were analyzed using computer software, namely the Chi-square test. Results: The respondents who have sufficient knowledge, as many as 55 people have sufficient behavior, and as many as 42 people, while those who have good behavior, 13 people and respondents who have good knowledge, 45 people have sufficient behavior, as many as 23 people and behavior well as many as 22 people (p-value <0.05). There is a relationship between knowledge and practice regarding the use of telepharmaceuticals in the community of Tabanan City. Conclusion: there is a relationship between knowledge and practice regarding the use of telepharmaceuticals in the community of Tabanan City. Keywords: Knowledge; Practice; Telepharmaceutic

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jpsa

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Biochemistry, Genetics & Molecular Biology Chemistry Health Professions Immunology & microbiology Materials Science & Nanotechnology Medicine & Pharmacology Public Health

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Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Applications (JPSA) is an online and print out Journal. This Journal publishes original research work that contributes significantly to further the scientific knowledge in pharmaceutical sciences and applications. Pharmaceutical Technology Pharmacognosy Natural ...