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Title: Community pharmacy type 2 diabetes care : design and evaluation of a model to support continuous professional development
Author: Power, Ailsa M.
ISNI:       0000 0004 2674 8922
Awarding Body: University of Strathclyde
Current Institution: University of Strathclyde
Date of Award: 2008
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To develop a competency based continuous professional development (CPD) support package based on a workbook of competencies for community pharmacists working with patients with diabetes mellitus type 2 in primary care. To monitor the competencies attempted and evaluate by means of a pre and post measurement of views and attitudes to CPD. Subjects and settings: (a) 19 health care team members in the model of care design, (b) 18 community pharmacists in consensus building, (c) 60 pharmacists in a controlled study to monitor and evaluate the package. Main outcome measures: (a) Model of Care, (b) Measured consensus on pharmacist activities, (c) Uptake of elements of the Support Model; changes in pharmacist views and attitudes to CPD; investigation of pharmacists' CPD priorities. Results: Findings established an agreed model of care and a set of activities (behavioural statements). These statements linked to nationally agreed multiprofessional competencies producing a CPD diabetes workbook.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral