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BACKGROUND People with mental illness have been recognized as key stakeholders in the development of mental health education. However, few studies have evaluated the impact of people with mental illness as participants in education programs for students studying to become health professionals. OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of education provided by mental(More)
BACKGROUND Hospital pharmacists around the world are becoming increasingly involved in promoting the responsible use of medicines through clinical pharmacy services. This is reflected in the Basel Statements developed by the International Pharmaceutical Federation Hospital Pharmacy Section, particularly the theme 'Influences on Prescribing.' Some countries,(More)
OBJECTIVES To compare longitudinal data with previous cross-sectional data regarding Australian undergraduate pharmacy students' approaches to learning, and explore the differences in approaches to learning between undergraduate and postgraduate cohorts. METHODS Longitudinal, repeated measures design using a validated self-report survey instrument were(More)
  • R Reeve, G Rose
  • 1999
The progressive use of information systems and information technology has the potential to transform the way complex organisations are managed and the way they operate. This article reports the findings of a study undertaken to examine the importance of various factors related to the progressive use of information technology in Australian hospitals. Our(More)
Positive Speakers programs consist of people who are trained to speak publicly about their illness. The focus of these programs, especially with stigmatised illnesses such as hepatitis C (HCV), is to inform others of the speakers' experiences, thereby humanising the illness and reducing ignorance associated with the disease. This qualitative research aimed(More)
BACKGROUND Dyslipidaemia is a major risk factor for coronary heart disease. A key issue in management is adherence to therapy. Pharmacists are ideally situated to provide a service to increase medication adherence and optimize health outcomes. This study aimed to evaluate the impact of a community pharmacist-delivered adherence support service on patients'(More)
Acknowledgements Thank you to the young people, families and friends, TOHI staff, members of the research team, Reference Group and Steering Committee for their participation, advice and comments. All results are presented with pseudonyms to protect confidentiality. The Queensland Alliance for Mental Health has commissioned an evaluation of the outcomes and(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationships between pharmacy students' preferred teacher qualities and their academic achievement goal orientations. METHODS Participants completed an achievement goal questionnaire and a build-a-teacher task. For the latter, students were given a $20 hypothetical budget to purchase amounts of 9 widely valued teachers'(More)
BACKGROUND Achievement goal theory helps us understand what motivates students to participate in educational activities. However, measuring achievement goals in a precise manner is problematic. Elliot and McGregor's Achievement Goal Questionnaire (AGQ) and Elliot and Murayama's revised Achievement Goal Questionnaire (AGQ-R) are widely used to assess(More)