ASHP Summer 2016

ASHP Summer 2016

DAY 4
Pharmacist Role in Creating Discharge Plans for Patients with Diabetes
Seena Haines, PharmD, BCACP, FAPhA, BC-ADM, outlines how pharmacists can optimize their role in creating hospital discharge plans for diabetes patients.
5 New Best Practices for Medication Safety All Hospital Pharmacists Should Know
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices recently added new best practices for improving patient safety in hospitals.
3 Opportunities for Health-System Pharmacists to Help HIV Patients Through the Care Continuum
Health-system pharmacists play a vital role in treating patients with HIV from the time they're admitted to their potential readmission, as well as through follow up after discharge.
DAY 3
Motivational Interviewing and ACS Medication Adherence
Christopher Betz, PharmD, BCPS, FKSHP, FASHP, explains how motivational interviewing techniques may help to promote medication adherence among ACS patients.
Opioids Often Prescribed at Hospital Discharge
An alarming 15% of patients who enter the hospital without any pain medications fill opioid prescriptions soon after discharge.
Making Sense of ACS Treatment Guidelines
With multiple updates and differing guidelines across different countries, it may be hard for pharmacists to keep track of best practices for acute coronary syndrome (ACS).
Health-System Pharmacists and ACS Management Throughout Continuum of Care
Christopher Betz, PharmD, BCPS, FKSHP, FASHP, explains how health-system pharmacists can be involved in the management of ACS patients throughout the continuum of care.
DAY 2
Role of Pharmacists in Helping ACS Patients Improve Health Literacy
Christopher Betz, PharmD, BCPS, FKSHP, FASHP, describes how pharmacists can help ACS patients who struggle with low health literacy.
Goals for Diabetes Patients to Avoid Readmissions
Seena Haines, PharmD, BCACP, FAPhA, BC-ADM, discusses the types of goals pharmacists should discuss with patients with diabetes in order to avoid readmissions.
3 Opioid Overdose Reversal Facts Health-System Pharmacists Should Know
Health-system pharmacists can expect to see naloxone play an increasingly important role in their practice.
Quiz: How Well Do You Know ACS?
See how well-versed you are in acute coronary syndrome knowledge.
DAY 1
How the Updated ACC/AHA Guidelines Might Affect Pharmacy Practice
Christopher Betz, PharmD, BCPS, FKSHP, FASHP, explains how the updated ACC/AHA guidelines on acute coronary syndrome might affect pharmacy practice.
How Health-System Pharmacists Can Improve Adherence in ACS Patients
Some of the ways pharmacists can use motivational interviewing to improve adherence in ACS patients.
4 Ways Hospital Pharmacists Can Help Improve Post-Acute Care Coordination
Pharmacists are the crux of successful care transitions between hospitals and post-acute care facilities.
When to Choose Ticagrelor or Clopidogrel
Christopher Betz, PharmD, BCPS, FKSHP, FASHP, discusses the scenarios in which certain patients may benefit from one acute coronary syndrome treatment regimen over another
Factors That May Affect Likelihood For Readmission Among Diabetes Patients
Seena Haines, PharmD, BCACP, FAPhA, FASHP, BC-ADM, CDE, lists out factors that may contribute to the likelihood of a patient with diabetes needing to be readmitted.
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