Cross-Sectional Study on Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Pharmacist at Community Pharmacy in Indonesia about COVID-19


Authors : Yelly Oktavia Sari; Dedy Almasdy; Dini Rizki Amalia

Volume/Issue : Volume 7 - 2022, Issue 5 - May

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DOI : https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6618394

COVID-19, which first occurred in Wuhan, China, has spread rapidly to almost all countries including Indonesia and was announced by the WHO as a pandemic. The Indonesian government establishes a “Task Force Acceleration of Handling COVID-19” for handling COVID-19. Pharmacists are an important part of the health care system and play a role in perfecting the COVID-19 outbreak management cycle. Pharmacists play a role in ensuring the continued functioning of the health care system in the detection, prevention and management of cases. In this practice, pharmacists need knowledge, attitudes and practices related to COVID-19. This study aims to evaluate knowledge, attitudes and practices of pharmacists in Community Pharmacy in Indonesia about COVID-19, and examines the relationship between these three variables. This research is a cross-sectional study, and the sampling technique is purposive sampling. The study instrument was a validated questionnaire that was distributed through social media (WhatsApp). 178pharmacist was qualified to participate in this study. The results of the study showed that pharmacists have a high level of knowledge (83.1%), positive attitude (54.5%) and good practices (57.3%) about COVID-19. In this study, knowledge level of pharmacists was influenced by the education level, attitudes was influenced by the education level and the province’s recovery rate, while practice was influenced by gender. Statistical analysis between knowledge, attitude and practice of pharmacists about COVID-19 showed that there was a significant relationship between knowledge with attitude and attitude with practice and knowledge with practice

Keywords : COVID-19, Knowledge, Attitude, Practice, Community Pharmacy.

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