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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
Researchers, instructors, graduate and advanced graduate students in Pharmacy Practice, Clinical Pharmacy, Drug Information, Pharmacoeconomics
1. Introduction to Clinical Practice, Research, and Pharmacy Education
Section 1 General Clinical Pharmacy
2. Evolution of Pharmacy Profession and Public Health
3. Clinical and Social Perspectives on Pharmacy Services
4. Pharmacy Management
5. Rational Drug Use, Formulary Management, Pharmaceutical Care/ Medication Therapy Management/Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process
6. Communication Skills and Patient History Interview
7. Interpretation of Laboratory Data and General Physical Examination by Pharmacists
8. Dispensing Process, Medication Reconciliation, Patient Counseling, and Medication Adherence
Section 2 Drug Information
9. Drug information services and sources of information
10. Medical Literature Evaluation and Biostatistics
11. Evidence-Based Practice: Use in Answering Queries and Developing Systematic Reviews
12. Clinical Guidelines for Decision-Making
13. Drug Information Training for Pharmacists
Section 3 Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance
14. Essentials of Pharmacoepidemiology
15. Pharmacovigilance Systems
16. Adverse Drug Events, Medication Errors, and Drug Interactions
Section 4 Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
17. Market Access, Pharmaceutical Pricing, and Health-Care Costs
18. Pharmacoeconomic Analyses and Modeling
19. Interpreting Pharmacoeconomic Findings
20. Outcomes research
21. Health Technology Assessment – Policy Objectives and Principles of System Design
22. NICE Guidance and Health Technology Assessment
Section 5 Clinical Research
23. Clinical Trials
24. Ethics in Clinical Research
25. Stakeholders, Resources, and Documents in Clinical Research
Section 6 Pharmacy Education
26. Quality Assurance in Pharmacy Education
27. Adult Learning Theories in Pharmacy Education
28. What to Expect From a Pharmacist Preceptor
Section 7 Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacogenomics/Nutrition
29. Clinical Pharmacokinetics
30. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
31. Pharmacogenomics and Precision Medicine
32. TPN Primer for the Pharmacist: Approach to Nutrition Therapy
Section 8 Conclusion
33. Advanced Pharmacy Practitioner
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- © Elsevier 2018
- 23rd November 2018
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Dr. Dixon Thomas is an Associate Professor at Gulf Medical University (GMU) and Pharmacist at Thumbay Hospital, Ajman, UAE. He had completed his Diploma, Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral Degrees from India in Pharmacy, Psychology, and Education. The latest of his qualification is from Gulf Medical University, Graduate Diploma in Health Professional Education. Dr. Thomas chairs the Department of Pharmacy Practice, Quality Assurance & Program Evaluation Committee, and the Program Director of Master of Pharmacy in Clinical Pharmacy at College of Pharmacy, GMU. Also, Dr. Thomas contributes to pharmacy profession through different projects by leading pharmacy organizations, invited lectures, and publishing. Dr. Thomas had editing responsibilities to publications by ISPOR Asia Consortium and Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA). He contributed to international projects by International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) and International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR).
Associate Professor, Gulf Medical University, Ajman, UAE
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