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B Pharm Pharmacy Practice Unit 2 PDF Notes

B-Pharmers, buckle up for a deep dive into hospital medication management in B Pharm Pharmacy Practice Unit 2 PDF Notes! We'll explore different systems for dispensing drugs to inpatients and outpatients, ensuring safe and accurate delivery. Imagine mastering labeling and controlled drug procedures. We'll then delve into the hospital formulary, a list of approved medications, understanding its differences from drug lists and how it's managed. But it's not just dispensing; we'll explore therapeutic drug monitoring, ensuring medications reach optimal levels in patients' bodies. Feeling community-minded? We'll shift gears to community pharmacy management, understanding financial, staffing, and infrastructure needs to run a successful pharmacy. Don't forget medication adherence; we'll learn the pharmacist's role in helping patients stick to their medication plans. Finally, we'll hone our communication skills with patient medication history interviews, understanding how to gather crucial information for optimal care. Remember, pharmacy practice is about more than products; it's about optimizing patient outcomes, and this unit equips you with the knowledge and skills to excel in both hospital and community settings!

B Pharm Pharmacy Practice Notes
B Pharm Pharmacy Practice Notes

B Pharm Pharmacy Practice Unit 2 PDF Notes

Unit 2

a) Drug distribution system in a hospital

Dispensing of drugs to inpatients, types of drug distribution systems, charging policy and labelling, Dispensing of drugs to ambulatory patients, and Dispensing of controlled drugs.

b) Hospital formulary

Definition, contents of hospital formulary, Differentiation of hospital formulary and Drug list, preparation and revision, and addition and deletion of drug from hospital formulary

c) Therapeutic drug monitoring

Need for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Factors to be considered during the Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, and Indian scenario for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring.

d) Medication adherence

Causes of medication non-adherence, pharmacist role in the medication adherence, and monitoring of patient medication adherence.

e) Patient medication history interview

Need for the patient medication history interview, medication interview forms.

f) Community pharmacy management

Financial, materials, staff, and infrastructure requirements.

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