Saudi pharmaceutical society session

➢ Agenda: The Concepts of Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy in Children ThurayaBumozah, Clinical Pharm. Drug Dosing in Selected ICU PopulationsAbdullah Al-Hammad, BS, Pharm.D., BCPS Delivery of Nebulised Antibiotics in Mechanically Ventilated PatientsThurayaBumozah, Clinical Pharm. Erythropoietin Stimulating Agents Use in Management of Anemia in CKD: Implementation of Electronic Decision Support System at SFHAbdullah Al-Zahrani, Pharm.D. Qualification […]

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Designing Safer Patient Care through Human Factors and Ergonomics

Adeline Saliba, Manager of pharmacy Patient safety & risk manager Corniche Hospital, UAE Given the intricacy of healthcare systems, redesigning care delivery through workflow efficiencies and standardization is crucial to optimizing quality of care and patient safety. Adopting just culture principles is just as important – consideration must be given to ensure a healthy balance […]

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Management of Venous Thromboembolism

Mohamed Ahmed, Clinical Pharmacist Formulary &Therapeutics Committee Coordinator, King Faisal Specialist Hospital &Research Centre, Riyadh KSA Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a disease that includes both deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). It is the third leading vascular diagnosis after myocardial infarction and stroke and is a frequent cause of hospitalization. VTE is associated […]

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Pharmacy-Based Parenteral Nutrition Service: Making Prescribing Easier for Pharmacists

Osama Tabbara, Senior Director, Department of Pharmacy Services, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE ➢ Objectives: To describe the basic practical and clinical concepts of clinical Parenteral Nutrition To understand the basic biochemistry of macro and micronutrients To understand the main complications of Parenteral Nutrition To facilitate safe prescribing and processing Parenteral nutrition orders To understand […]

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Redesign and Optimization of Voluntary Error Reports

Kyle E. Hultgren. Director Clinical Assistant Professor of the College of Pharmacy’s Centre for Medication Safety Advacement., USA Reliably measuring medication safety is an incredibly difficult task. Part of the discussion in the medication safety community surrounds the reliability of voluntary error reports. While health systems should certainly strive to measure safety in as many […]

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Change management in pharmacy profession

Michael Rouse, Assistant Executive Director, Professional Affairs and Director, International Services, Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), USA and Dr. Arijana Meštrović, Pharma Expert Consultancy and Education, Zagreb, Croatia This workshop will explore change management strategies following important steps in the process of change in the pharmacy profession. Change management is the systematic approach and […]

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Antimicrobial Resistance, collateral Damage and Urgent Need for Antimicrobial Stewardship: Process and Tools

Arjun Srinivasan, Associate Director for Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Programs, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA Antimicrobial resistance epidemic is a global threat and many countries are giving national priority to antimicrobial stewardship. Given the societal value of antimicrobials and their diminishing effectiveness due to antimicrobial resistance across all […]

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Measuring antimicrobial use to improve prescribing practice

Dr. Jacqueline Sneddon, Project Lead for the Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group (SAPG), UK Surveillance of antibiotic use is an important element of stewardship. The aim of this workshop is to demonstrate how various types of measurement of antibiotic use can support improved prescribing. We will consider practical examples and you will be encouraged to consider […]

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Emerge from the Crowd: Pharmacy Technician as Middle Manager

Dr. Ibrahim AlKhars. Manager and Senior Consultant for People & Business Development Center, KSA Traditionally, middle managers make up the largest managerial layer in an organization. Pharmacy technician is qualified to be in the middle management team. The middle manager is responsible to those above them and those below them. They head a variety of […]

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