Role of the Pharmacist in IHS 2009-1

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Role of the Pharmacist in the Indian Health Service LCDR Latona M. Austin, PharmD Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator Pine Ridge Indian Health Service Hospital Pine Ridge, South Dakota
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What is the Indian Health Service? Established in 1955 Provides comprehensive health service to 1.5 million American Indians and Alaska Natives 557 federally recognized tribes in 34 states We have led the way in patient counseling and other pharmacy services since the 1960’s
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IHS Areas Aberdeen Area: Serves Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska Alaska Area: Serves Alaska Albuquerque Area: Serves New Mexico, Colorado, and Texas Bemidji Area: Serves Indiana, Minnesota, Michigan, and Wisconsin Billings Area: Serves Montana and Wyoming California Area: Serves California and Hawaii Nashville Area: Serves Eastern United States Navajo Area: Serves Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah Oklahoma City Area: Serves Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas Phoenix Area: Serves Arizona, California, Nevada, and Utah Portland Area: Serves Idaho, Oregon, and Washington Tucson Area: Serves Southern Arizona
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http://www.pharmacy.ihs.gov/index.cfm?module=areas
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Outpatient Pharmacy in IHS Use of electronic patient health record (aka chart) to assess appropriateness of drug therapy Right drug/dose for diagnosis Right dose for patient Laboratory results Able to order labs as needed Current and past medical history Drug allergies Direct contact with patient care providers Problems resolved with providers prior to dispensing medications Direct patient contact All patients counseled on medication therapy
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Outpatient Pharmacy in IHS Pharmacy-based clinics Pharmacists credentialed to provide primary care Prescriptive authority to evaluate and manage the care of certain patients Coagulation, dyslipidemia, diabetes, smoking cessation, seizure, asthma, thyroid, etc. Coming soon to an IHS near you… Telepharmacy coverage in rural field clinics After-hours Telepharmacy inpatient coverage Pharmacotherapy Clinics
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Inpatient Pharmacy in IHS Pharmacy services provided: IV admixtures Unit dose medications Pharmacokinetic consultation Direct contact with patient care providers Drug information Patient discharge medication counseling
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This note was uploaded on 10/15/2010 for the course PHCY 6185 taught by Professor Vandel during the Fall '08 term at Wyoming.

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