Part 1. What is Pharmaceutical Care.- Definitions of pharmaceutical care and related concepts.- The role of drug-related problems.- Part 2. Pharmaceutical care processes.- Role of the patient.- Counseling and instructing patients.- The role of Adherence in Pharmaceutical Care.- Interprofessional communication.- Medication reconciliation and review.- Documenting pharmaceutical care.- Quality control: Standards, Guidelines and Protocols.- Structure, process, outcome and their indicators.- Economical, Clinical and Humanistic outcomes.- Core Outcomes Sets.- Part 3. Pharmaceutical care around the world.- Pharmaceutical Care in the North America.- Pharmaceutical Care in Europe.- Pharmaceutical Care in New Zealand and Australia.- Pharmaceutical Care in Latin America.- Pharmaceutical Care in Asia.- Part 4. Implementing Pharmaceutical care in different settings.- Implementation strategies and the role of the audience.- Implementation in the community setting.- Implementation in Nursing homes.- Implementation in Hospitals and clinics.- Part 5. Delivering pharmaceutical care in practice.- Dispensing new and repeat prescriptions.- OTC medication and pharmaceutical care.- Care around Medical devices.- Health promotion and disease prevention.- Part 6. Pharmaceutical care for specific patient groups.- PhC in the aged.- PhC and Asthma and COPD.- PhC and Diabetes.- PhC and Cardiovascular diseases.- PhC and Anticoagulation.- PhC and Pediatrics.- Pharmaceutical care for cancer outpatients.- PhC and Viral diseases (HIV and Hepatitis C).- Part 7. Remuneration of pharmaceutical care.- Basic functioning of health care systems.- Payment methods in health care systems.- How to determine the price of a service.- Overview of different services being paid worldwide.- Paying for Pharmaceutical Care.- Part 8. Teaching pharmaceutical care.- Teaching pharmaceutical care in university.- Teaching pharmaceutical care to pharmacists and other health care professionals.
Through the contributions of global experts, this book meets the growing need to understand the implementation and development of pharmaceutical care. Pharmaceutical Care Implementation details the clinical pharmacist's role in providing care to different kind of patients using clinical strategies that improve humanistic, economic and clinical outcomes.
Written with a focus for students and pharmacists, this book offers multiple scenarios that serve to improve technical skills. These examples show step-by-step implementation processes from pharmacists who have worked for many years in these fields: drug-related problems, pharmaceutical care in different settings (community, hospital, home care), research outcomes, communication skills, indicators, advertising, remuneration of practice, standards, guidelines, protocols and teaching approaches for universities.
Readers will use this book to:- Improve their skills to prevent, detect and solve drug-related problems - Understand the characteristics of care for patients in different settings- Consolidate knowledge from different global research outcomes- Develop and improve communication skills to establish relationships with patients and healthcare professionals.- Learn to use indicators, standards,guidelines,and protocols to guide and evaluate pharmaceutical care performance- Use different tools to advertise pharmaceutical care services- Document pharmaceutical care practices and create evidence for remuneration
Filipa Alves da Costa is Associate Professor at Instituto Universitario Egas Moniz (IUEM) and Assistant Invited Professor at Faculdade de Farmacia da Universidade de Lisboa (FFUL). Apart from teaching and researching in pharmacy practice, Filipa works as a researcher for the National Oncology Register focusing on effectiveness evaluation, and as a Consultant for the Portuguese Pharmaceutical Society, where she is responsible for professional strategic planning. She obtained her MSc in Pharmaceutical Care (FFUL) and her Ph.D. in Pharmacy Practice and Policy (University College of London). Dr. Alves da Costa has been president of Pharmaceutical Care Network Europe and is a member on the editorial board of the International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy.
Dr. J.W.Foppe van Mil is community pharmacist, community pharmacy consultant, and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy. He is also founding member and professional secretary of the Pharmaceutical CareNetwork Europe (PCNE). After obtaining his Pharm D in 1977 he was owner and manager of a large pharmacy in the Netherlands, and became active in the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy (ESCP), of which he became a Fellow in 2016. During his work for his PhD, which he obtained in 2000 at the Groningen University, he increasingly became involved in pharmaceutical care implementation and research. In the same period he also was involved in the continuing education around pharmaceutical care for community pharmacists at the annual Congresses of the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP). In 2017 he became honorary member of the PCNE.
Aldo Alvarez-Risco is a full-time researcher at the Universidad de San Martin de Porres in Peru. He is also a pharmacist, Doctor in Pharmacy and Biochemistry and Master in Pharmacology at the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos and Master Pharmaceutical Care at Universidad de Granada. He is the coordinator of the South American Network of Pharmaceutical Care (REDSAF). He has participated in various pharmacy practice and pharmacy policy research units and has presented various sessions at the annual FIP Congresses. He has been speaker at Pharma events in 20 countries. He has experience as a speaker for radio and TV appearances.