Mobile Device Use in Pharmacy: A Multi-Institutional Study

Vicky Duncan, Sherri Vokey, Shannon Gordon, Melissa Helwig, Trish Chatterley

Abstract


Although there are studies that explore the use of mobile devices by physicians and pharmacists, there has not been a study to date that examines the prevalence and usage patterns of mobile devices amongst pharmacy students and faculty. This is the first pan-Canadian study that examines the prevalence and patterns of use of mobile devices by pharmacy faculty and students at Anglophone and Francophone universities. Unlike previous studies, this study also included interviews with participants to collect richer data than can be gathered with an online survey alone.

Keywords


mobile devices; pharmacy students; pharmacy faculty; mobile apps

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5596/c15-021

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