LEADERSHIP IN CLINICAL PRACTICE

Pauline Connolly. Bsc, MSW, PhD, Senior Lecturer/Program Director, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland- Dubai   This presentation will firstly consider the contemporary leadership challenges in the health sector and then more specifically in the pharmaceutical industry.  The potential pitfalls in terms of what lies ahead in relation to key leadership competency deficits will be […]

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LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT IN PHARMACY: A GLOBAL OVERVIEW

Nadia Bukhari, B Pharm, FR PharmS, FHEA, PG Dip. Senior Teaching Fellow in Pharmacy Practice Pre-Registration .UCL School of Pharmacy.   Leadership development in health care has been identified as an important developmental skill globally. It is widely accepted how crucial it is to understand the development of leadership attributes of practitioners, alongside the essential […]

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A FOCUS ON CLINICIAN WELL-BEING LEADS TO OPTIMAL PATIENT CARE

Paul W. Bush, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, FASHP President, ASHP, Chief Pharmacy Officer, Duke University Hospital. USA    Our profession’s focus on assuring optimal medication usage has been proven to result in improved patient outcomes. Pharmacists are the medication specialists who work collaboratively with the health care team to assure medications are used effectively.  Our clinical […]

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ASSESSING QUALITY IN COMMUNITY PHARMACY PRACTICE

Zubin Austin, BscPhm, MBA, MISc,Med, PhD, Professor,Academic Director, Centre for Practice Excellence The Murray B. Koffler Chair in Pharmacy.Management Toronto.Canada   Quality improvement is an important part of professional practice.  This presentation will review recent developments in quality improvement in pharmacy and focus on best practices with respect to quality measurement, assurance, and improvement in […]

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COMMUNITY PHARMACY SERVICES IN FINLAND – A CASE STUDY

Eeva Terasalmi, MSc, MBA, Vice-President. International pharmaceutical federation (FIP)     Systematic work to change the community pharmacy practice started in Finnish community pharmacies already in early 1980s. At this stage the main focus was in the ability of the personnel to give reliable and tailored medical information to the customers and we started to […]

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ROLE OF COMMUNITY PHARMACIST IN IDENTIFYING AND RESOLVING DRUG THERAPY PROBLEMS

Abdikarim Mohamed Abdi, PharmD, MSc, PhD, Director of Clinical Experiential Practices  Clinical lecturer ,Turkey Community pharmacists are the most accessible healthcare providers besides being the last healthcare provider encountering patients before they use their medicine. Drug related problems (DRPs) have the potential to increase patients’ morbidity and mortality. For this, pharmacists mainly as the drug experts carry […]

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PHARMACEUTICAL CARE IN COMMUNITY PHARMACIES: PRACTICE AND RESEARCH IN SAUDI ARABIA.

Ibrahim Al-Khars, Managing Director/ Senior Consultant, People and Business Development Centre, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia   Pharmaceutical care models concentrate in improving the medication use process to improve outcomes, including the patients’ quality of life, and that involves a focus change for pharmacy from product to patient especially in the community setting. Several studies […]

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ENHANCING THE CAPACITY OF COMMUNITY PHARMACISTS TO COMBAT ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

Ghada Shouna, BPharm,Msc Clinical pharmacy,Sudan Medical Council.Sudaan.   Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the major challenges facing public health in this century, affecting both current and future generations. It threatens human health and poses great medical and economical burdens and particularly pressing in developing countries, where the infectious disease burden is high. The irrational […]

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