Introduction to Pharmaceutical Care (University of Minnesota)



After completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

1. Explain the philosophy of practice that is the foundation of pharmaceutical care.

2. Describe the major steps of the patient care process.

3. Identify the responsibilities of the practitioner and the patient and the therapeutic relationship.

4. Describe the seven categories of drug therapy problems.

5. Describe the steps involved in completing an assessment of a patient's drug-related needs.

6. Discuss the significance of the patient's medication experience and how this information is used to guide drug therapy decisions.

7. Explain the thought process involved in the Pharmacotherapy Workup and discuss its function in pharmaceutical care practice.

8. List the major functions involved in developing a care plan and patient centered goals for a patient.

9. Explain the responsibilities of the pharmaceutical care practitioner when performing a follow-up evaluation.

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Continuing Pharmacy Education

University of Minnesota
College of Pharmacy
308 Harvard St. SE
5-130 Weaver-Densford Hall
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455
Phone # 1-612-625-8616
Toll Free # 1-800-633-6638