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Pharmacy Clerkship Manual A Survival Manual for Students

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ISBN-10: 0071361952

ISBN-13: 9780071361958

Edition: 2002

Authors: Ruth E. Nemire, Karen Kier

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*Much needed reference for pharmacy students to be used in required clerkships*Teaches required patient communication and interaction skills
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List price: $47.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 6/18/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 524
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Ruth E. Nemire, PharmD, is a Professor at Touro College in the College of Pharmacy, in Harlem, New York.Karen L. Kier, PhD, MSc, RPh, is a Professor at Ohio Northern University in the College of Pharmacy in Ada, Ohio.

Author Profiles Patrick M. Malone, PharmD, FASHP The University of Findlay School of Pharmacy Findlay, OhioKaren L. Kier, PhD, MSc, RPh Ohio Northern University College of Pharmacy Ada, OhioJohn E. Stanovich, RPh Ohio Northern University College of Pharmacy Ada, Ohio

Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgments
Tackling Your First Rotations in Pharmacy School
Introduction
Attributes
Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter
At the Site
Goals of Practical Experience
Conclusion
Questions
References
Ethics in Pharmacy Practice
Introduction
Hippocratic Oath Is the Foundation of the Doctor/Clinician--Patient Relationship and of the Code of Professional Ethics in Medicine
Two Philosophical Theories Are Often Referred to in Biomedical and Clinical Ethics: Utilitarianism and Deontology
History of (a) How Biomedical Ethics Evolved and the Fundamental Principles of Biomedical Ethics, (b) How Clinical Ethics Evolved, and (c) Clinical Applications of Those Principles (Clinical Ethics) with Case Examples
Codes of Conduct in the Professions and, Specifically, Clinical Ethics
Conclusion: The Doctor/Clinician--Patient Relationship Is the Core of Clinical Ethics
Questions
References
The Basics of Communication: An Overview
Introduction
Importance of Communication Skills
Model of Communication
Potential Barriers to Pharmacist's Communication
Oral Communication Skills
Nonverbal Communication Skills
Patient Interviewing
Written Communication
Summary
Questions
References
Legal Requirements for Filling a Prescription
Introduction
Administrative Agencies
Drug Laws
The Prescription
Summary
Questions
References
Interpretation of Clinical Laboratory Data
Introduction
Clinical Pearls When Interpreting Lab Data
Hematology
Urinalysis
Electrolytes and Blood Chemistry
Cardiac Diagnostic Tests
Lipoprotein Panel
Endocrine Diagnostic Tests: Thyroid Function Tests
Endocrine Diagnostic Tests: Diabetes Mellitus
Endocrine Diagnostic Tests: Adrenal Gland Tests
Gastrointestinal/Hepatic/Pancreatic Diagnostic Tests
Hematologic Diagnostic Tests
Immunologic Diagnostic Tests
Infectious Disease Diagnostic Tests
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Questions
References
A Brief Look at the Construction of Medical Terminology, Definitions Included
Introduction
What's in a Word?
Definitions
Questions
References
Pharmacy Calculations
Introduction
The Prescription or Medication Order
Common Systems of Measurement and Conversion
Calculation of Doses
Ratio Strength and Percentage
Aliquots
Tonicity and Osmolarity
Reconstitution and Intravenous Admixtures
Summary
Questions
References
Drug Information and Drug Literature Evaluation
Introduction to Drug Information
Drug Information Skills
Standard References
Drug Literature Evaluation
Professional Writing
Summary
Questions
References
Physical Assessment Skills
Introduction
Basic Technique
Getting Started
Precautions
Vital Signs
Review of Systems
Putting It All Together
Questions
References
Monitoring Drug Therapy
Introduction
Steps for Monitoring Drug Therapy
Putting It All Together
Patient Case 1
Patient Case 2
Questions
References
Practical Pharmacokinetics
Introduction
Dosage Regimen Design
Basic Calculations to Determine Individual Pharmacokinetic Variables
Application
Questions
References
Meeting Preceptor's Expectations: Rounding, SOAP Notes, Patient Education
Introduction
Clinical Rotations and Practice Expectations
Questions
References
Bibliography
Charting New Pathways: An Introduction to Managed-Care Pharmacy Experiential Learning Rotation
Introduction
Managed Care in the United States
Evolution of Pharmacy Benefits Managers
Drivers of Pharmacy Costs
Finding the Solution
Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
Expanding Opportunities in Managed-Care Pharmacy
Preparing for Your Managed Care Clerkship
Questions
References
Community Pharmacy Experiential Rotation
Introduction to the Community Pharmacy Experiential Rotation: An Overview
Community Pharmacy--More Than Counting, Pouring, Licking, and Sticking
Managing Your Rotation Hours
Summary and Conclusion
Case Study
Questions
References
Hospital Patient Cases
Note to Students
Note to Preceptors
Hospital Patient Case 1
Hospital Patient Case 2
Hospital Patient Case 3
Hospital Patient Case 4
Hospital Patient Case 5
Hospital Patient Case 6
Ambulatory Care Patient Cases
Note to Students
Note to Preceptors
Ambulatory Patient Case Example
Ambulatory Patient Case 1
Ambulatory Patient Case 2
Ambulatory Patient Case 3
Ambulatory Patient Case 4
Ambulatory Patient Case 5
Ambulatory Patient Case 6
Communications Role-Playing Scenarios
Additional Readings
Example of Study Abstract for Poster Presentation Submission
Monitoring Form Example for Patients on Cardiology/Medicine Service
Patient Medical History Form
Learning Objectives for Community Pharmacy Experiential Rotation
Care Plan for Community Pharmacy Patient
Drug Information Question Documentation Form
Case Presentation Format
Recommended Resources for Community Pharmacy Practice
Chapter 12: Case Example
Managed Care Suggested Resources
Hospital Patient-Monitoring Form
Persistent Vegetative State
Index