Module 3: Hospital Systems


Steps to Complete Module 3


Hospital Accreditation Standards

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Outline policy and procedures for medication use systems
  • Outline policy for routine and emergency use of drugs, as well as afterhours dispensing and drug shortage management
  • Describe record keeping and reporting required for long term care facilities

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Accreditation/Standards Hospital (Sterile Compounding) (42:23)

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Required Readings

Review of these materials is REQUIRED for meeting the learning objectives of this section. Content may serve as remediation or to provide a more in-depth analysis of the topics covered.


Professional Responsibilities of a Consultant Pharmacist in the Hospital System

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Summarize the professional responsibilities of a consultant pharmacist in the hospital setting.
  • Describe the responsibilities of the consultant pharmacist in the delivery and reporting of information to insure patient safety.
  • Describe the role of the consultant pharmacist in creating medication safety systems policies and procedures.
  • Describe role of the consultant pharmacist in the creation and support of safe and efficient medication distribution systems.

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Professional Responsibilities of a Consultant Pharmacist in the Hospital (58:26)

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Required Readings

Review of these materials is REQUIRED for meeting the learning objectives of this section. Content may serve as remediation or to provide a more in-depth analysis of the topics covered.

USP-797-Appendix-III

USP-797-Appendix-IV


Administrative Roles of the Consultant Pharmacist in the Hospital System

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the administrative and clinical role of the consultant pharmacist in the hospital system.
  • Discuss the consultant pharmacists role on the inter-professional health care team.
  • Describe the impact of the presence of the consultant pharmacist on hospital committees that determine how and when drugs are appropriately used.
  • Assess the value of a consultant pharmacist providing input into the development and implementation of medication use system processes (formulary, emergency medications, CQI, etc.).

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Administrative Roles of the Consultant Pharmacist in the Hospital (1:00:53)

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Required Readings

Review of these materials is REQUIRED for meeting the learning objectives of this section. Content may serve as remediation or to provide a more in-depth analysis of the topics covered. Note: The readings below are for the Administrative Roles of the Consultant Pharmacist in the Hospital System and the Overview of the Hospital Systems Policies and Procedures: What You Need to Know lectures.

ASHP Guidelines for the Management of Investigational Drug Products

ASHP Guidelines on the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and the Formulary System

ASHP Guidelines: Minimum Standard for Pharmacies in Hospitals

ASHP Guidelines on Preventing Diversion of Controlled Substancesbstances

ASHP Statement on the Roles and Responsibilities of the Pharmacy Executive

ASHP Guidelines on the Safe Use of Automated Dispensing Devices


Overview of the Hospital Systems Policies and Procedures: What You Need to Know

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Outline hospital policies and procedures for writing medication orders, administration of vaccines, use of standard orders and physician approved protocols.
  • Understand policy and procedures for medication use, storage and safety in the hospital.
  • Outline policy for routine and emergency use of drugs, as well as after hours dispensing and drug shortage management.
  • Describe the record keeping and reporting required for medication use in a hospital setting

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Overview of the Hospital Systems Policies and Procedures: What You Need to Know (1:01:14)

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