Editorial

Published on:November 2018
Indian Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 2018; 11(4):i-ii
Editorial | doi:10.5530/ijopp.11.4.45


Editorial


Authors and affiliation (s):

Dr. Raman Dang

Secretary-APTI, G-4,Jasmine Block, Esteem Park, J.P.Nagar 5th Phase, Rose Garden Road, Bengaluru-560 078, Karnataka, INDIA.

Abstract:

Clinical Pharmacy is a very important committed job. Clinical pharmacists work directly with physicians, other health professionals, and patients to ensure that the medications prescribed for patients contribute to the best possible health outcomes. Clinical pharmacists practice in health care settings where they have frequent and regular interactions with physicians and other health professionals, contributing to better coordination of care.

Clinical pharmacists are educated and trained in many direct patient care environments, including medical centers, clinics, and a variety of other health care settings. Clinical pharmacists are frequently granted patient care privileges by collaborating physicians and/or health systems that allow them to perform a full range of medication decision-making functions as part of the patient’s health care team. These privileges are granted on the basis of the clinical pharmacist’s demonstrated knowledge of medication therapy and record of clinical experience. This specialized knowledge and clinical experience is usually gained through residency training and specialist board certification. Read More...




 

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