In 2009, a pharmacist commenced working in a nondispensing role at a primary care medical center located in a metropolitan suburb of Brisbane, Australia. Research into the role and function of a practice pharmacist in this setting is still in its infancy. Methods: Ethnographic methods were used over a 3-month period to record activities undertaken by the practice pharmacist on a daily basis. Results: During the 3-month period, 296 hours of activity were documented. Activities the practice pharmacist performed most frequently included medication review, “pharmaceutical opinion,” student supervision, drug information, and administrative tasks. Conclusion: This study demonstrates the broad range of activities which were conducted by a practice pharmacist in the primary care setting as part of a multidisciplinary team.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Intergrated Pharmacy Research and Practice|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|