|Author||: Dixon Thomas|
|Release Date||: 2018-11-23|
|ISBN 10||: 0128142774|
|Pages||: 540 pages|
Clinical Pharmacy Education, Practice and Research offers readers a solid foundation in clinical pharmacy and related sciences through contributions by 83 leading experts in the field from 25 countries. This book stresses educational approaches that empower pharmacists with patient care and research competencies. The learning objectives and writing style of the book focus on clarifying the concepts comprehensively for a pharmacist, from regular patient counseling to pharmacogenomics practice. It covers all interesting topics a pharmacist should know. This book serves as a basis to standardize and coordinate learning to practice, explaining basics and using self-learning strategies through online resources or other advanced texts. With an educational approach, it guides pharmacy students and pharmacists to learn quickly and apply. Clinical Pharmacy Education, Practice and Research provides an essential foundation for pharmacy students and pharmacists globally. Covers the core information needed for pharmacy practice courses Includes multiple case studies and practical situations with 70% focused on practical clinical pharmacology knowledge Designed for educational settings, but also useful as a refresher for advanced students and researchers
The Majority Of Clinical Pharmacy Textbooks Focus On Disease States And Applied Therapeutics. This Book Is Different. It Aims To Provide Readers With A Comprehensive Description Of The Concepts And Skills That Are The Foundation For Current Clinical Pharmacy Practice. It Seeks To Answer The Question How Do Clinical Pharmacists Practice? Rathar Than What Do Clinical Pharmacists Need To Know About Drugs And Therapeutics? The Book Is Divided Into Three Sections, And Each Chapter Is Self-Contained And Can Be Read Independently. Section I Provides An Overview Of The Current Status Of Clinical Pharmacy Practice In India And Other Countries. Section Ii Includes Chapters On The Key Concepts, Skills And Competencies Required For Effective Clinical Practice. Section Iii Covers Topics Of Interest To Graduate And Postgraduate Students, And More Experienced Clinical Pharmacists And Researchers.This Book Will Be Useful For All Students Of Pharmacy And Pharmacists Working In Hospital Pharmacy, Community Pharmacy, Drug Or Medical Information, Clinical Research, Government And Nongovernment Organisations, Teaching And Research.
|Publisher||: Academic Press|
|Release Date||: 2019-06-28|
|ISBN 10||: 0128127368|
|Pages||: 2358 pages|
Encyclopedia of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy covers definitions, concepts, methods, theories and applications of clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice. It highlights why and how this field has a significant impact on healthcare. The work brings baseline knowledge, along with the latest, most cutting-edge research. In addition, new treatments, algorithms, standard treatment guidelines, and pharmacotherapies regarding diseases and disorders are also covered. The book's main focus lies on the pharmacy practice side, covering pharmacy practice research, pharmacovigilance, pharmacoeconomics, social and administrative pharmacy, public health pharmacy, pharmaceutical systems research, the future of pharmacy, and new interventional models of pharmaceutical care. By providing concise expositions on a broad range of topics, this book is an excellent resource for those seeking information beyond their specific areas of expertise. This outstanding reference is essential for anyone involved in the study of pharmacy practice. Provides a ‘one-stop’ resource for access to information written by world-leading scholars in the field Meticulously organized, with articles split into three clear sections, it is the ideal resource for students, researchers and professionals to find relevant information Contains concise and accessible chapters that are ideal as an authoritative introduction for non-specialists and readers from the undergraduate level upwards Includes multimedia options, such as hyperlinked references and further readings, cross-references and videos
|Author||: Ahmed Fathelrahman,Mohamed Izham Mohamed Ibrahim,Alian A. Alrasheedy,Albert Wertheimer|
|Publisher||: Academic Press|
|Release Date||: 2018-04-17|
|ISBN 10||: 0128119462|
|Pages||: 378 pages|
Pharmacy Education in the Twenty First Century and Beyond: Global Achievements and Challenges offers a complete reference on global pharmacy education, along with a detailed discussion of future issues and solutions. This book begins with a brief overview of the history of pharmacy education, covering all levels of education and styles of learning, from undergraduate, continuing professional education, and methods for self-learning and development. Teaching strategies such as team-based learning, problem-based learning and interdisciplinary education are also described and compared to conclude why certain pharmacy programs attract students, and why educators prefer particular teaching strategies, assessment tools and learning styles. As a result, this book provides pharmacy educators, administrators, students and practitioners with a comprehensive guide to pharmacy education that will enable readers to choose the best approaches to improve, reform or select a program based on worldwide experience and the latest available evidence and research. Describes and discusses the advantages and disadvantages associated with different types of pharmacy curricula, degree programs, styles of learning, teaching strategies, and more Edited and written by a team of authors to provide diverse global experiences and insights into what factors make a program attractive and successful Covers important topics in pharmacy education, such as quality and accreditation issues, the business of pharmacy education, leadership and similarities
Pharmacy Practice in Developing Countries: Achievements and Challenges offers a detailed review of the history and development of pharmacy practice in developing countries across Africa, Asia, and South America. Pharmacy practice varies substantially from country to country due to variations in needs and expectations, culture, challenges, policy, regulations, available resources, and other factors. This book focuses on each country’s strengths and achievements, as well as areas of weakness, barriers to improvement and challenges. It sets out to establish a baseline for best practices, taking all of these factors into account and offering solutions and opportunities for the future. This book is a valuable resource for academics, researchers, practicing pharmacists, policy makers, and students involved in pharmacy practice worldwide as it provides lessons learned on a global scale and seeks to advance the pharmacy profession. Uses the latest research and statistics to document the history and development of pharmacy practice in developing countries Describes current practice across various pharmacy sectors to supply a valuable comparative analysis across countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America Highlights areas of achievement, strengths, uniqueness, and future opportunities to provide a basis for learning and improvement Establishes a baseline for best practices and solutions
This book presents a contemporary view of pharmacy practice research covering theories, methodologies, models and techniques that are applicable. It has thirteen chapters covering the range of quantitative, qualitative, action research and mixed methods as well as management theories underpinning change in pharmacy practice. “Pharmacy Practice Research Methods” examines the evidence and impact as well as explores the future. Pharmacy practice is rapidly transforming and as such it is to be adaptable as student and academic researchers and to not only understand techniques and methodologies, but as champions to nurture the field. There is a literature in this area but few integrated texts which cover the wide range of pharmacy practice including methodologies, evidence, practice and policy. This book provides a solid foundation for exploring these phenomenon further, and is expected to serve as a valuable resource for academics, students, policy makers and professional organisations.
Over the past years, the changing nature of pharmacy practice has caused many to realize that the practice must not only be managed, but also led. Leadership and Management in Pharmacy Practice discusses a variety of leadership and managerial issues facing pharmacists now and in the future. This second edition has been reorganized by placing leader
This is a comprehensive guide to applying research methods to practice problems. It uses case-based examples and activities rooted in practice to support development of knowledge, skills, and confidence in applying evidence-based research methods. An array of different methodologies and qualitative/quantitative methods are described. Examples of topics include distinction between methodologies and methods, ethics protocols, as well as design/implementation/data analysis/interpretation of findings using methods such as surveys, interviews, focus groups, observational research, database mining, text and document analysis, quality improvement (PDSA cycles), economic (cost/benefit) evaluations. Perfect for MPharm students doing their research thesis, but relevant to all bioscience students undertaking research projects. Use of pharmacy practice case examples (in community, hospital, ambulatory, primary care and other settings) throughout. Examples of how to tackle a research question from different perspectives, e.g. which is the best way to answer each question and why. Inter-professional practice and research emphasized. Self-assessment and self-reflection questions to help readers confirm their understanding/learning. A one-stop research-method teaching resource for faculty.
|Author||: David A. Holdford,Thomas R. Brown|
|Release Date||: 2010-07-20|
|ISBN 10||: 1585282928|
|Pages||: 416 pages|
Written by leaders and experts in hospital and health-system practices and published by ASHP, the voice of the health-system pharmacy profession, Introduction to Hospital and Health-System Pharmacy Practice is required reading for students and practitioners alike. It’s a comprehensive manual for institutional pharmacy: legal and regulatory issues, medication safety, informatics, and more. Straightforward definitions and clear explanations provide a basic foundation for on-the-job training in hospitals and health-systems. It’s the only introductory textbook available in institutional pharmacy practice.This practical guide offers a highly readable introduction to key areas of pharmacy practice, including: Managing medication use Managing medication distribution Using technology in health systems Budgeting & finance responsibilities Administering and prepping sterile products Managing people Training options for careers Each chapter presents learning objectives and answers the “so what?” so common among student questions. Chapter reviews, discussion guidelines, key word definitions and interactive exercises augment the learning process.Written by hospital pharmacists for future hospital pharmacists, it’s everything important you need to know from the name you trust.For additional product resources about this publication, visit www.ashp.org/pharmacypractice
In India, Community Pharmacy Practice is considered as retail store pharmacy where the primary focus is trade. Although the concept of pharmacy practice is well defined and appreciated and practiced in western part of the world since 90's, in India, it is growing concept. Patient focused practice is slowly realizing with introduction of clinical pharmacy education in India since 1996. Unfortunately lack of trained staff, non availability of the text books to meet the academic needs of students studying pharmacy practice was a big challenge. To overcome this challenge, a sincere effort was made to bring out this text book on community pharmacy practice. The Text book covers Scope and Growth of Community Pharmacy Practice Pharmaceutical Care practices Pharmacy Management Patient focused Services Ethics in Pharmacy Practice
Now fully updated, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy remains the indispensible guide to clinical pharmacy, providing all the information needed for practising and student pharmacists. Presenting handy practical guidance in a quick-reference, bullet-point format, this handbook will supply the knowledge and confidence needed to provide a clinical pharmacy service. Complementing the current British National Formulary guidelines, the handbook givesprescribing points and linked concepts of relevance to clinical pharmacists. The contents are evidence-based and contain a wealth of information from the authors' many years of clinical pharmacy experience. This handbook is the definitive quick-reference guide for all practising and studentpharmacists.
|Author||: Elida Zairina,Junaidi Khotib,Chrismawan Ardianto,Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman,Charles D. Sands III,Timothy E. Welty|
|Publisher||: CRC Press|
|Release Date||: 2017-12-22|
|ISBN 10||: 1351622986|
|Pages||: 382 pages|
Unity in Diversity and the Standardisation of Clinical Pharmacy Services represents the proceedings of the 17th Asian Conference on Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP 2017), held 28—30 July 2017 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The primary aim of ACCP 2017 was to bring together experts from all fields of clinical pharmacy to facilitate the discussion and exchange of research ideas and results. The conference provided a forum for the dissemination of knowledge and exchange of experiences. As such, it brought together clinical pharmacy scholars, pharmacy practitioners, policy makers and stakeholders from all areas of pharmacy society and all regions of the world to share their research, knowledge, experiences, concepts, examples of good practice, and critical analysis with their international peers. This year also marks the celebration of 20 years of ACCP. Central themes of the conference and contributed papers were Clinical Pharmacy, Social and Administrative Pharmacy, Pharmacy Education, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and a number of related topics in the field of Pharmacy.
|Author||: Robert DiCenzo|
|Release Date||: 2011|
|ISBN 10||: 9781932658781|
|Pages||: 167 pages|
Whether you are interpreting the medical literature to optimize patient care, improve health outcomes, or generate hypothesis for research, an understanding of biostatistics is essential for success. Despite exposure to biostatistics in undergraduate and professional education, pharmacists tend to be less confident in their knowledge of biostatistics and their ability to interpret the medical literature than in their clinical skills. This book was developed to bolster the pharmacist's knowledge and confidence for using biostatistical tools for interpreting the literature. With material drawn from ACCP's renowned Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment Program (PSAP) and the live pharmacotherapy preparatory course Updates in Therapeutics, editor Robert DiCenzo, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, has designed this review to support pharmacists' preparation for the Pharmacotherapy and Ambulatory Care Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) examinations.
Drug Safety in Developing Countries: Achievements and Challenges provides comprehensive information on drug safety issues in developing countries. Drug safety practice in developing countries varies substantially from country to country. This can lead to a rise in adverse reactions and a lack of reporting can exasperate the situation and lead to negative medical outcomes. This book documents the history and development of drug safety systems, pharmacovigilance centers and activities in developing countries, describing their current situation and achievements of drug safety practice. Further, using extensive case studies, the book addresses the challenges of drug safety in developing countries. Provides a single resource for educators, professionals, researchers, policymakers, organizations and other readers with comprehensive information and a guide on drug safety related issues Describes current achievements of drug safety practice in developing countries Addresses the challenges of drug safety in developing countries Provides recommendations, including practical ways to implement strategies and overcome challenges surrounding drug safety
Covering the skills needed for pharmaceutical care in a patient-centered pharmacy setting, Clinical Skills for Pharmacists: A Patient-Focused Approach, 3rd Edition describes fundamental skills such as communication, physical assessment, and laboratory and diagnostic information, as well as patient case presentation, therapeutic planning, and monitoring of drug intake. Numerous case examples show how skills are applied in clinical situations. Now in full color, this edition adds more illustrations and new coverage on taking a medication history, physical assessment, biomarkers, and drug information. Expert author Karen J. Tietze provides unique, pharmacy-specific coverage that helps you prepare for the NAPLEX and feel confident during patient encounters. Coverage of clinical skills prepares you to be more involved with patients and for greater physical assessment and counselling responsibilities, with discussions of communication, taking a medical history, physical assessment, reviewing lab and diagnostic tests, and monitoring drug therapies. A logical organization promotes skill building, with the development of each new skill building upon prior skills. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter highlight important topics. Self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter help in measuring your comprehension of learning objectives. Professional codes of ethics are described in the Ethics in Pharmacy and Health Care chapter, including confidentiality, HIPAA, research ethics, ethics and the promotion of drugs, and the use of advance directives in end-of-life decisions. Numerous tables summarize key and routinely needed information. Downloadable, customizable forms on the companion Evolve website make it easier to perform tasks such as monitoring drug intake and for power of attorney.
Pharmaceutical Care in Digital Revolution demonstrates how blending human and digital pharmaceutical care can establish optimal Apothecary Intelligence (AI). Organized into four parts, it examines digital health advances that will synergize the pharmaceutical care process and prepares stakeholders for a dynamic future, fueled with innovation. Beginning with the global picture on health care systems, patients’ expectations, and current pharmaceutical care practices, the book covers details of relevant digital technologies as well as compliance, ethical, educational, and cultural aspects to take successful steps towards digital pharmaceutical care. The text includes links to lectures and technology facts, tutorials on how to implement advances in your own working environment, and examples of stakeholders who are successful in building synergy between digital and pharma. Pharmaceutical Care in Digital Revolution is a practical resource to equip pharmaceutical care stakeholders, such as pharmacists, physicians, pharmacy technicians, and students as well as those in surrounding ecosystems like payers or regulators. It is a crucial reference to understand how technological innovation is changing the paradigm in which we provide current and future pharmaceutical care and how to keep it accessible, affordable, and sustainable. Learn about advances in digital health technology and apply them as a change leader to create circular pharmaceutical care Provides insights on future pharmaceutical care and implement essential conditions to create the best outlook for patients Access links, QR codes, and explanatory animations as educational material to the book
A practical guide for the treatment of common diseases, this updated edition includes the very latest information. It covers the treatment of disease by drug therapy and uses case studies to illustrate the application of the principles discussed
The goal of a high quality, cost-effective and accessible health care for patients is achieved through constructing a team-based and patient-centered health care delivery system. The expanded role of pharmacists uplifts them to patient care from dispensing and manufacturing or marketing of drugs. Along with doctors and allied health professionals, pharmacists are increasingly recognized as an integral part of the patient care team. Furthermore, colleges of pharmacy need to revise and up-date their curricula to accommodate the progressively increasing development in the pharmaceutical education and the evolving new roles of practicing pharmacists in patient care settings. This book focuses on the expanded role of the pharmacists in total patient care including prescribing, dispensing, compounding, administering and monitoring of drugs at home, hospital, community, hospice, critical care, changeover and other care settings. The sector is emerging in both developed and under-developed countries. Overburdened by patient loads and the explosion of new drugs physicians turned to pharmacists more and more for drug information especially within institutional settings. And today’s patient care pharmacists are taking more interests in medication review and reconciliation, patient education and counseling, creating drug therapy regimen and monitoring compliance. The purpose of this book is to guide the pharmacists in their daily interactions with patients and to ensure collaboration with other health professionals. The contents are mostly based on recently published articles related to patient care, with most recent ideas and activities followed by the patient care pharmacists around the globe. However, a pharmacist implements the care plan in collaboration with other health care professionals and the patient or caregiver. Along with professional guidelines, the book discusses the concepts and best practices of patient interaction, patient rights, and ethical decision-making for the professional pharmacist, apprentice and student. In every chapter, the role of pharmacists in that chapter specific issues are detailed explicitly so that a professional pharmacist or a student can figure out his or her do’s and don’ts in that specific situation. Moreover, further reading references are listed as future recommendations. So, the book is an archive of potential references too. Among so many books about patient care, either doctors’ or nurses’ roles are highlighted. The proposed book highlights the pharmacists’ roles and responsibilities to the most, separated from those of doctors and nurses, with the most recent information obtained from most publications in several journals, books, bulletins, newsletter, magazines etc.
Pharmacy Practice Research Case Studies provides examples and details regarding how pharmacy practice research has transformed over the past decade and how this is impacting overall health. This book presents several methodologies and techniques used in current pharmacy practice. According to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, countries around the world are aiming to achieve Universal Health Coverage. In this context, pharmacists are a vital part of the healthcare teams and the book portrays the research methods used in conducting pharmacy practice and medicines use research. The professional role of pharmacists has evolved tremendously over the past few decades across the globe and the pace of change has been interestingly phenomenal in varying aspects. The book provides a great resource for pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, policymakers, and researchers to understand the dimensions of practice, education, research, and policy concerning pharmacy, and it provides the synthesis of the development so far, pointing to the needs and demands of the future. Provides updates on current practices and research methodologies used in pharmacy and their evolution over the last decade Offers insight into research that can be applied to global pharmacy practice Uses case studies to demonstrate how sustainable pharmacy practice can be in other settings and other countries