The Emergency Pharmacist Research Center: A Safety Measure in Emergency Medicine

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The Emergency Pharmacist Research Center: A Safety Measure in Emergency Medicine

Description

These slide presentations and other related tools can assist hospitals, pharmacists, and emergency departments in their efforts to describe, justify, and implement new emergency pharmacist programs.

The slide presentations, which are accompanied by associated tools, include the following sections:

  • Justification
    • Provides a review of the literature that helps justify the need for an emergency pharmacist program
  • Role of the emergency pharmacist
    • Describes the details of the typical role of the clinical pharmacist in the emergency department
  • Implementation
    • Describes some of the challenges, barriers, and solutions that can be experienced during the successful implementation of an emergency pharmacist program

The Web site also includes research reports, news, what other programs are doing, recent presentations, and relevant resources.

Developer:

University of Rochester Medical Center

Funding Sources:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

History

Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: December 2007
Last Updated: 06/23/08

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