{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

HCP210_The Future of Pharmacy

HCP210_The Future of Pharmacy - The Future of Pharmacy By...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
The Future of Pharmacy By Candace Terrell HCP 210 Instructor-Dawn Tesner There are many things about the pharmacy profession that many people are unaware of. The world of pharmacy is much vaster that one may think. Everything from code of conduct and procedures to compounding and filling prescriptions, there are many ways in which these processes can be difficult and very easy to make errors. There have been many improvements to the pharmacy profession compared to when medications first started being dispensed to patients. Just reflecting on how procedures
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
are administered in today’s time, one can only imagine how the future of pharmacy will be. There are numerous pieces of information that I have learned about the pharmacy practice that I was not aware of before taking this class. One important fact that I have learned was what entitled a pharmacy to be an institutional one. An institutional pharmacy is dedicated to providing products and service all day, every day because they address all types of needs, from emergency to regular. Usually, in this type of setting, there are rules, regulations and protocols one must follow to enable pharmacists and technicians to provide the best quality of care. When it is time to dispense drugs to patients, there are certain systems one must use to ensure that patients have the correct medications dispensed at the correct time and in the correct dosage and form. These particular dispensing systems enable pharmacists and technicians to easily administer medications in the proper dosages. By doing this, it ensures that the staff can save time, prevent any errors with the medication and make it easier to keep up with all medication usage.
Image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern