Overview for Fundamental Skills for Patient Care in Pharmacy Practice
A Comprehensive New Text for Clinical Pharmacists
Fundamental Skiffs for Patient Care in Pharmacy Practice is a pragmatic, student-oriented text ideally suited for introductory and advanced pharmacy practice courses. Accessible enough for beginning students and comprehensive enough for professional, the text supports mastery of the skills associated with clinical care in both Inpatient and outpatients settings. Each chapter focuses on a specific set or critical concepts, including communication skills for effective patient counseling, techniques and components of patient and medication history interviews, interview documentation, and performance of medication reconciliations on medication lists. Practical examples drawn from common clinical situations contextualize chapter Information and enable students to easily transition classroom learning into the workplace. Take-home points, chapter review questions, and tips for success reinforce central skill s and ideas.
Fundamental Skiffs for Patient Core in Pharmacy Practice is one of the only texts of its kind in that it has been designed exclusively for pharmacy students and new practitioners. Students and pharmacist s alike will take away the knowledge to identify drug-related problems and formulate plans for real-world solutions.
How-to's, case studies, and real-world examples that contextualize concepts and solidify knowledge
Take-home points at the end of each chapter
A stepwise approach to performing medication reconciliation
Tips on navigating medical records. including information on electronic medical records
A comprehensive overview of interview skills. medication histories, and patient counseling
The basics and highlights of medication therapy management
Tips for counseling special patient population, including dying, pediatric, geriatric, and angry patients
Pharmacy perspectives on writing SOAP notes and clinical notes.