Pharmacy Practice - Unit 3
1. Pharmacy and therapeutic committee
Organization, functions, Policies of the pharmacy and therapeutic committee in including drugs into formulary, inpatient and outpatient prescription, automatic stop order, and emergency drug list preparation.
2. Drug information services
Drug and Poison information centre, Sources of drug information, Computerised services, and storage and retrieval of information.
3. Patient counseling
Definition of patient counseling; steps involved in patient counseling, and Special cases that require the pharmacist
4. Education and training program in the hospital
Role of pharmacist in the education and training program, Internal and external training program, Services to the nursing homes/clinics, Code of ethics for community pharmacy, and Role of pharmacist in the interdepartmental communication and community health education.
5. Prescribed medication order and communication skills
Prescribed medication order- interpretation and legal requirements, and Communication skills- communication with prescribers and patients.