Dominika Polakowska, Natalia Wrzosek, Agnieszka Ewa Zimmermann
Survey on the pharmacists’ and pharmacy students’ opinion on the organizational and legal form of the pharmacist profession according to obligatory act on the pharmacist profession
The subject of this research are organizational and legal forms of performing pharmaceutical profession with particular consideration of two new forms included in new pharmaceutical profession act. This two forms are volunteering and sole proprietorship. The purpose of this research was to analyze the opinion of pharmacy masters and students about possible forms of hiring. A cross-sectional e-survey was conduct. The questionnaire was made from 16 questions, some of them were closed and some were open. E-survey has been distributed through the social media. In the study group were 185 respondents: 138 pharmacy students and 47 working pharmacists. The first hypothesis posed in the study: pharmacists with long work experience more often than pharmacy students believe that volunteering should be legally recognized as a form of practicing a profession was rejected. The vast majority of respondents positively accept the possibility of performing their profession in the form of self-employment. No differences in responses depending on the length of work-experience were found in this area.
Keywords: pharmacy law, pharmacist, medical profession, forms of profession performing, volunteering, hospice.
© Farm Pol, 2021, 77(1): 9–16