Further education in back pain welcomed by pharmacists: study

Pharmacists benefit from educational workshops addressing the treatment of lower-back pain, and could further benefit from similar workshops for treating other conditions, a recent study has found.

The study, published in the Australian Journal of Primary Health, aimed to investigate the knowledge and satisfaction of the 193 pharmacists who attended a two-hour education workshop on the evidence-based management of LBP.

The educational workshops, held between October 2011 and April 2012 in Sydney, were delivered by two