Telepharmacy knowledge, attitude, and experience among pharmacy students in Indonesia: A cross-sectional study


  • Dewi Latifatul Ilma Department of Pharmacy, Jenderal Soedirman University, Indonesia
  • Kiasati Mumpuni Putri Department of Pharmacy, Jenderal Soedirman University, Indonesia
  • Ika Mustikaningtias Department of Pharmacy, Jenderal Soedirman University, Indonesia
  • Nia Kurnia Sholihat Department of Pharmacy, Jenderal Soedirman University, Indonesia
  • Damairia Hayu Parmasari Department of Pharmacy, Jenderal Soedirman University, Indonesia



Attitude, Experience, Knowledge, Pharmacy student, Telepharmacy


Background: The advancement of technology in healthcare services has given rise to telepharmacy. The success of telepharmacy depends on the knowledge, attitude, and experience of pharmacy students. However, telepharmacy is relatively new in the Indonesian pharmacy education system.   

Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted using an online questionnaire to evaluate pharmacy students' knowledge, attitude, and experience related to telepharmacy.    

Results: The questionnaire was completed by 442 pharmacy students. Among them, 97.96% demonstrated a high level of knowledge about telepharmacy, and 96.60% had a positive attitude toward it. However, 85.97% of students had limited experience with telepharmacy. While there was a significant correlation between knowledge and attitude, no such correlation was observed between attitude and experience.    

Conclusion: The findings revealed that pharmacy students had high knowledge and attitude, but limited experience with telepharmacy. Additionally, there is a significant correlation between knowledge of telepharmacy and a positive attitude towards its use. To better prepare future pharmacists to provide effective telepharmacy services, it is essential to integrate telepharmacy practice models into the curriculum.


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How to Cite

Ilma, D. L., Putri, K. M., Mustikaningtias, I., Sholihat, N. K., & Parmasari, D. H. (2024). Telepharmacy knowledge, attitude, and experience among pharmacy students in Indonesia: A cross-sectional study. Pharmacy Education, 24(1), p. 40–47.



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