Skills for Pharmacists eBook: A Patient-Focused Approach ANZ

Elsevier Health Sciences

Skills for Pharmacists: a patient-focused approach explores current pharmacy practice and extends into skills for emerging practice areas.

The fundamentals of patient-centred care are addressed including communication skills, ethics and evidence-based practice, as well as skills to enhance patient interactions including planning and monitoring drug therapies, physical assessment skills and reviewing laboratory and diagnostic tests.

This first Australian edition of the successful US title Clinical Skills for Pharmacists: a patient-focused approach 3e by Karen Tietze builds on the strengths of the original edition while reflecting the needs of undergraduate and postgraduate pharmacy students in Australia, as well as practising pharmacists.

  • • Skills checklists
  • • Chapter on Physical Assessment Skills
  • • Case examples and case studies
  • • Application activities to bridge theory and practice
  • • Self-assessment questions
  • • Acronym list for quick reference.

Additional resources via Evolve:

  • • Test bank (MCQs and True/False)
  • • Multi-chapter case studies
  • • Image Bank
  • • Answers to self-assessment questions
  • • Answers to end-of-chapter case studies.
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Publisher
Elsevier Health Sciences
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Published on
Feb 10, 2015
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Pages
240
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ISBN
9780729582285
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Allied Health Services / General
Medical / Pharmacy
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This content is DRM protected.
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Covering the skills needed for pharmaceutical care in a patient-centered pharmacy setting, Clinical Skills for Pharmacists: A Patient-Focused Approach, 3rd Edition describes fundamental skills such as communication, physical assessment, and laboratory and diagnostic information, as well as patient case presentation, therapeutic planning, and monitoring of drug intake. Numerous case examples show how skills are applied in clinical situations. Now in full color, this edition adds more illustrations and new coverage on taking a medication history, physical assessment, biomarkers, and drug information. Expert author Karen J. Tietze provides unique, pharmacy-specific coverage that helps you prepare for the NAPLEX and feel confident during patient encounters.Coverage of clinical skills prepares you to be more involved with patients and for greater physical assessment and counselling responsibilities, with discussions of communication, taking a medical history, physical assessment, reviewing lab and diagnostic tests, and monitoring drug therapies.A logical organization promotes skill building, with the development of each new skill building upon prior skills.Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter highlight important topics.Self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter help in measuring your comprehension of learning objectives.Professional codes of ethics are described in the Ethics in Pharmacy and Health Care chapter, including confidentiality, HIPAA, research ethics, ethics and the promotion of drugs, and the use of advance directives in end-of-life decisions.Numerous tables summarize key and routinely needed information. Downloadable, customizable forms on the companion Evolve website make it easier to perform tasks such as monitoring drug intake and for power of attorney.
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