With the goal of encouraging ongoing learning and optimizing patient health outcomes, the knowledge assessment is another educational tool for pharmacists to support their delivery of safe, quality patient care.
Julianne Labelle, pharmacy program director at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie, shares her thoughts on the impact, challenges and benefits of implementing NAPRA’s non-sterile compounding standards.
Focus on Error Prevention
Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians must be aware of the potential for error when medication is dispensed in the original sealed stock bottle.
This Practice Insight reminds pharmacists of their duty to provide patient counselling for new medication prescriptions, verify a medication prior to dispensing and keep clear, accurate and legible records.