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Pharmacy Assistants

Competencies: A
Community Pharmacy
Setting
Amen, Mariah Aleja
Ashley D.
Delfin, Nelsy Jane T.
Dellomos, Razel Marie G.
Solidum, Mary Rose S.

This study aims to evaluate the level of


competencies of all pharmacy
assistants in small scale community
pharmacies
Bacolod City.
This
also aims located
to raise in
awareness
to the
significant people (affected population)
the performance and kind of
competence the pharmacy assistants
This will be ofgive.
great help for the
betterment of the pharmacy assistants
competencies.
To be able to give appropriate
recommendation.

What is the profile of


respondents in terms of the
following: Sex, Age, Years of
experience,
Educational
Attainment
What
is
the
level
of
competencies of pharmacy
assistants in Bacolod City?
Is there a significant difference in the
Pharmacy Assistants competence when
they are grouped according to: Sex, Age
and Years of Experience and educational
attainment?

Concept
ual
Framew
ork
Performance
at work

Demographic Profile
of Pharmacy
assistants: Age, Sex,
Educational
background
Pharmacy Assistants
Competencies:
a.receiving prescription
for dispensing
b.preparing and
packaging
pharmaceutical products
in dose administration
containers
c.performing dispensing
operations
d.performing stock
control
e.performing
housekeeping and
maintenance
Recommendations

There is no significant
difference between
pharmacy assistants
competencies when they
are grouped according to:
Sex, Age and Years of
Experience and educational
attainment.

Results and
The resultDiscussion
of the study showed that
When
most taken
of theas
pharmacy
a whole,assistants
regardlessofof
small
age,
scale
sex,independent
highest educational
pharmacies
attainment
were females,
and year
mostly
of experience,
of ages
the
ranging
overallfrom
mean
25score
yearsofofthe
age
level
andof
competency
below. The result
of pharmacy
also showed
assistants
that
most
in Bacolod
pharmacy
City assistants
was 15.13 had
and been
was
interpreted
working foras
5 high
yearsbased
and below.
on the
Moreover,
range of
most
arbitrary
of them
scores
are high
school graduates.

Results and
Based
onDiscussion
the
results
The results
of the
mean taken
scores ifper

competency,
the the
fifthdifferent
competency
based upon
(C5)
which profiles
was showed
Performing
demographic
ap
Housekeeping
the which
lowest
values of moregot
than 0.05
average
of there
2.55 was
while
the first
means that
no significant
competency
Receiving
difference in (C1)
the Pharmacy
Prescription
for Dispensing
got
the
Assistants competence
when
they
highest
average
of 3.33.to: Sex, Age
are grouped
according
and Years of Experience and
educational attainment

Recommendat
ions
Conduct survey
to customers as
subject to assess the level of
competencies of pharmacy
assistants serving them so as to
get their satisfaction level as well.
Conduct a related study regarding
the competencies of Pharmacists.
Conduct survey to owners of
pharmacies to assess the
competencies of pharmacy
assistants working for them.