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Running head: PHARMACIST INTERVIEW1Pharmacist InterviewCrystal Rivera Galen College of NursingNSG3150 – Nursing Informatics
PHARMACY REVIEW2Pharmacy Interview IntroductionThe Interview ResultsWhat type of technology (technologies) does your pharmacy utilize?Electronic prescription, drug interaction review, mobile technology (citrix), internet.How does the technology you use enhance internal communications between pharmacists, technicians, physicians, advanced medical care providers, and nurses?Electronic prescriptions it is easily read than the manual prescriptions. It minimizes errors.Drug interaction review helps me and my co -pharmacists review drug interactions easily.Citrix mobile technology allows our field representatives and clinical liaisons communicate through a hipaa compliant platform. It may also be used between patient and pharmacist.Internet allows us to access or research through reliable sources in a timely manner.Describe the process from the time an order is received by the pharmacy to the time the medication is dispensed?1.intake- insurance verification2. transcription -pharmacist transcribes order, review patient history, allergies. Patient assessment and counseling. 3.first check - another pharmacist verifies transcribed prescription versus actual order. Make sure compound formula and instructions are appropriate before going in lab4.compounding5.final check- pharmacist does double check calculations and correct labelling of RX6.warehouse check-pharmacist checks correct medications are packaged for correct patient on delivery ticket.What are some of the processes or policies are implemented to ensure patient safety?First check- another pharmacist compares the transcribed prescription versusactual order. Calculations are also double checked at this time.Final check- verify the final product is labeled for the correct patient and drug.
PHARMACY REVIEW3What challenges, related to the use of technology and electronic information, have you experienced? What solutions have you implemented or changes have you made in your

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