PHARMACY SERVICES IN TANZANIA Carl Sherman, Laura Brown, Jill Strykowski

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "PHARMACY SERVICES IN TANZANIA 2012. Carl Sherman, Laura Brown, Jill Strykowski"

Transcription

1 PHARMACY SERVICES IN TANZANIA 2012 Carl Sherman, Laura Brown, Jill Strykowski

2 Pharmacy in TZ: From Top to Bottom Infrastructure Regulatory Bodies National Formulary Manufacturing Distribution Education Labor Force Ilula District Hospital

3 Our Pharmacy crew. Frank Sanga, Pharmaceutical Technician (3 yrs training) 5 Liter Jugs of Oral Morphine Solution!

4 Tanzania: Snapshot Area: 364,898 sq. mi. Population: 43,739,000 65% are under 25 yo 77% live in rural areas GNP per capita: $1260 Avg HH spending/mo: $25 Life expectancy: 53(m) 58(f) Probability of dying under the age of 5: 108/1000 Total health expenditure per capita: $68 Total expenditure on health as % of GDP: 5.1% Source: 2009 figures, Global Health Observatory, World Health Organization

5 TZ Healthcare: Infrastructure Level III Referral: 4 Level II Regions: 26 Level I Districts: 126 Source: Assessment of the Pharmaceutical Human Resources in Tanzania, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare

6 TZ Healthcare: Infrastructure National Local Referral Hospital Consultant Hospital Regional Hospital District Hospital Health Center Dispensary Village Health Service Specialty inpatient/outpatient services Serves 10,000,000 Advanced inpatient/outpatient services Serves 1,000,000 Expanded inpatient/outpatient services Serves 250,000 Basic inpatient/outpatient services Serves 50,000 Outpatient services for 3-5 villages Serves 10,000 Minimally trained health workers Serves 1,000-5,000 Source: Assessment of the Pharmaceutical Human Resources in Tanzania, Ministry of Health of Social Welfare.

7 TZ Regulatory Bodies Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MoHSW) Pharmacy Council Maintains register of pharmacists, technicians, and assistants Requires yearly renewal of registrations Policy and Planning Division Establishes the Standard Treatment Guidelines/NEMLIT Publishes the National Formulary in conjunction with the TFDA Tanzanian Food and Drug Authority (TFDA) Regulates quality and distribution of pharmaceutical products Sets standards for pharmacy operations Source: Assessment of the Pharmaceutical Human Resources in Tanzania, Ministry of Health of Social Welfare.

8 National Essential Medicines List in Tanzania (NEMLIT) 2007 Route of administratio n Categorized by health care facility A) Dispensary B) Health Centre C) District Hospital D) Regional and Referral Hospital Name of medicine Pharmaceutical forms and strengths

9 Drug Manufacturing Three primary manufacturers Tanzania Pharmaceutical Industries (Arusha) Shelys Pharmaceuticals (Dar es salaam) Zenufa Laboratories (Dar es salaam) Other manufacturers Interchem Pharmaceuticals (Kilimanjaro) Mansoor Daya Chemical (Dar es salaam) AA Pharmaceuticals (Dar es salaam) Keko Pharmaceuticals (Dar es salaam) Tanzansino United Pharmaceuticals (Dar es salaam) Arusha Moshe Dar es salaam Source: Tanzanian Food and Drug Authority.

10 Wholesale Supply Chain Direct acquisition from manufacturers Distributors and other private entities Government hospitals Ministry of Health and Social Welfare Medical Stores Department (MoHSW) Distributes drugs to 9 zones in Tanzania Establishes purchasing accounts for government hospitals Sets a standard price for drugs throughout the country Drugs specifically manufactured for MSD Government hospitals obligated to buy through MSD Source: Interview with Frank Sanga, Manager of Pharmacy Services, Ilula District Hospital, 2012.

11 Wholesale Supply Chain MSD Iringa Branch 436 Dispensaries 49 Health Centers 10 District Hospitals 3 Municipal Hospitals 3 Regional Hospitals Source: Assessment of the Pharmaceutical Human Resources in Tanzania, Ministry of Health of Social Welfare.

12 Wholesale Supply Chain Private Wholesaler: Acacia Pharmacy o Wholesale and retail o Margins of ~15% o Staffed by two 4-year Pharmacists o Must sell to government hospitals at MSD + 10% MEMS: Distributes donated medications, many foreign Source: Interview with manager of Acacia Pharmacy, Iringa, 2012.

13 Retail Supply Chain Retail Pharmacy Similar to American retail pharmacies with prescription and OTC products dispensed by a pharmacist Duka la dawa baridi Carries only OTC products Duka la dawa muhimu Accredited drug dispensing outlet Sells some prescription medications Attempt to increase access in rural areas Source: TFDA.

14 Pharmacy Education Pharmaceutical Technician Diploma (3 years) Two Schools Muhimbili School of Pharmacy St. Lukes School of Pharmacy Kilimanjaro Education focuses on supply chain, calculations, and some clinical Pharmaceutical Assistant Certificate (2 years) St Luke s School of Pharmacy Kilimanjaro Source: Assessment of the Pharmaceutical Human Resources in Tanzania, Ministry of Health of Social Welfare.

15 Pharmacy Education Pharmacist Bachelors degree (4 years) Two Schools of Pharmacy St. John s University of TZ (Dodoma) Muhimbili School of Pharmacy (Dar es salaam) Offers 2 year graduate degrees, including Pharmacognosy and Clinical Pharmacy 1:5 admission rate with graduating class sizes of ~40 Demand far exceeds supply for trained professionals Source: Assessment of the Pharmaceutical Human Resources in Tanzania, Ministry of Health of Social Welfare.

16 Industry & Labor Force Statistics Pharmacies/Dukas in Tanzania: 5241 Pharmacists in Tanzania: 704 Pharmacies per 10,000 population: Pharmacists per10,000 population: Pharmacist Salaries Source: Assessment of the Pharmaceutical Human Resources in Tanzania, Ministry of Health of Social Welfare.

17 Industry & Labor Force Statistics Source: Assessment of the Pharmaceutical Human Resources in Tanzania, Ministry of Health of Social Welfare.

18 Dispensary: Foundation of care Tungamalenga Dispensary Village Clinical Officer: Barnabas Image Dispensary

19 Dispensary: Foundation of care Idete Dispensary Ipalamwa Dispensary

20 Ilula Lutheran Hospital - Kilolo Ilula

21 Ilula Lutheran District Hospital Inpatient Mobile Services Outpatient

22 Ilula Lutheran District Hospital Inpatient 70 bed hospital 20 Maternity ward 40 General ward 10 Private ward

23 Ilula Lutheran District Hospital Outpt clinic Mobile Clinics Maternal/Child HIV Outpatient Services Maternal/child clinic HIV Clinic

24 Ilula pharmacy staff Pharmacy Technician as sole pharmacy professional o Frank Sanga has been at Illula for one year o Focus has been on inventory management o Avg salary: ~ 400,000 Tsh/mos = $260/mos Recent addition of Procurement Officer o Background construction o Implementing inventory systems

25 Pharmacy at Ilula Outpatient Services DAWA = Drugs Dispensing by nurses & midwives Approx. 40 scripts per day, 2-3 persons Average Rx price: Tsh ($ ) Scripts in plastic baggies Label 2 x 2

26 Pharmacy at Ilula Outpatient Services Retrospective QA by Frank Sanga No counseling offered Weights estimated by providers APAP- dose 120 mg

27 Pharmacy at Ilula Inpatient Services Primarily dispensing by nurses Meds are one-off on a daily basis Patient chart noted with o/s when out of stock Little communication regarding o/s Patient/pt s family responsible to buy o/s meds at local Dawa Orders for meds are made without regard to availability/stock

28 Pharmacy at Ilula Inpatient Services No pharmacists in a clinical role No Q/A or chart review Nursing commonly adjusts dosing without documentation Monitoring is limited Electrolytes, x-rays, cultures, resistance Some meds are patient supplied/stored/self-dispensed Pitocin ARV

29 Pharmacy at Ilula CTC: HIV Clinic o Documentation with paper logs o Form C1- patient copy o Form C2 o Medication supplied by US (Clinton Foundation, WHO) o Outpatient office visit with Clincal Officer prior to CTC o HIV meds dispensed by Frank Sanga s father, a former Pharmacy Technician (no formal training)

30 Ilula Formulary Antibiotics Amoxycillin, Cloxacillin, Penicillin Cipro Ceftriaxone Doxycycline Metronidazole Co-trimoxazole Erythromycin Gentamycin Chloramphenicol

31 Ilula Formulary Antiasthmatics Salbutamol tablets Aminophylline Not Available Nebulizers MDIs

32 Questions?

Accredited Drug Dispensing Outlets in Tanzania Strategies for Enhancing Access to Medicines Program Final Report

Accredited Drug Dispensing Outlets in Tanzania Strategies for Enhancing Access to Medicines Program Final Report Accredited Drug Dispensing Outlets in Tanzania Strategies for Enhancing Access to Medicines Program Final Report Strategies for Enhancing Access to Medicines Program Center for Pharmaceutical Management

More information

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Pharmacy Tech

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Pharmacy Tech From the: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Pharmacy Tech Pharmacy technicians fill prescriptions and check inventory. Pharmacy technicians help licensed pharmacists dispense prescription medication. They

More information

Medical Stores Department Public-Private Partnership Assessment

Medical Stores Department Public-Private Partnership Assessment Medical Stores Department Public-Private Partnership Assessment Project Sponsors: The Coca-Cola Company, The Global Fund Project compiled by: Tielman Nieuwoudt The Supply Chain Lab Abstract This report

More information

Pharmacy Technician Overview The Field - Preparation - Day in the Life - Earnings - Employment - Career Path Forecast - Professional Organizations

Pharmacy Technician Overview The Field - Preparation - Day in the Life - Earnings - Employment - Career Path Forecast - Professional Organizations Pharmacy Technician Overview The Field - Preparation - Day in the Life - Earnings - Employment - Career Path Forecast - Professional Organizations The Field Pharmacy technicians help licensed pharmacists

More information

MEDICAID DRUG SPENDING ON ANTI- ADDICTION MEDICATION AND OPIOID ADDICTION REFRESHER

MEDICAID DRUG SPENDING ON ANTI- ADDICTION MEDICATION AND OPIOID ADDICTION REFRESHER MEDICAID DRUG SPENDING ON ANTI- ADDICTION MEDICATION AND OPIOID ADDICTION REFRESHER TWO PRIMARY ACCESS POINTS Pharmacy Benefit Dispensed by a Pharmacy Billed via the PBM Process (NCPCP) Oversight by Drug

More information

247 CMR: BOARD OF REGISTRATION IN PHARMACY

247 CMR: BOARD OF REGISTRATION IN PHARMACY 247 CMR 2.00: DEFINITIONS Section 2.00: Definitions 2.00: Definitions Additional definitions pertaining to: (1) nuclear pharmacies are contained in 247 CMR 13.00: Registration Requirements and Minimal

More information

Pharmacy Department. Rotational Pharmacy Technician. Information Pack

Pharmacy Department. Rotational Pharmacy Technician. Information Pack Pharmacy Department Rotational Pharmacy Technician Information Pack 1 Contents 1. Chelsea and Westminster Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust 3 2. The Pharmacy 4 3. Services 4 3.1. Clinical Services 4 3.2.

More information

HOSPITAL PHARMACY PRACTICE IN THE UK AND THE RESPONSIBLE PHARMACIST REQUIREMENTS

HOSPITAL PHARMACY PRACTICE IN THE UK AND THE RESPONSIBLE PHARMACIST REQUIREMENTS HOSPITAL PHARMACY PRACTICE IN THE UK AND THE RESPONSIBLE PHARMACIST REQUIREMENTS ROYAL PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY OF GREAT BRITAIN AND THE PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY OF NORTHERN IRELAND STATUS OF THIS DOCUMENT

More information

A Pharmacy Pharmacist, Ms B. A Report by the Health and Disability Commissioner. (Case 04HDC13191)

A Pharmacy Pharmacist, Ms B. A Report by the Health and Disability Commissioner. (Case 04HDC13191) A Pharmacy Pharmacist, Ms B A Report by the Health and Disability Commissioner (Case 04HDC13191) Opinion/04HDC13191 Parties involved Mrs A Miss A Ms B Pharmacy Complainant Consumer Provider Pharmacy Complaint

More information

JOB DESCRIPTION. JOB TITLE: Lead Pharmacy Technician-Grade 4. The Portland Hospital for Women and Children

JOB DESCRIPTION. JOB TITLE: Lead Pharmacy Technician-Grade 4. The Portland Hospital for Women and Children JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: Lead Pharmacy Technician-Grade 4 CLINICAL UNIT: BASE: MANAGED BY: ACCOUNTABLE TO: Pharmacy The Portland Hospital for Women and Children Pharmacy Manager Pharmacy Manager HOSPITAL

More information

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS The Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP) is a USAID funded project assisting the Ministry of Health and Social welfare (MOH) to improve the effectiveness of the Ministry and

More information

Framework for rapid assessment of the pharmaceutical sector in a given country

Framework for rapid assessment of the pharmaceutical sector in a given country Framework for rapid assessment of the pharmaceutical sector in a given country Prepared for Flagship Course (Health) Glossary: EU GLP GMP HIF IMS INN MOH NGO OEBIG OECD OTC PER R&D Rx TRIPS VAT WHO European

More information

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES REPORT ON MEDICINES COVERAGE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAMS SURVEY IN TANZANIA 2008 0 Acknowledgements/Disclaimer This document has

More information

MID CHESHIRE HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES JOB DESCRIPTION. 75% Top Band 4 2 nd year Pharmacy Department, Leighton Hospital

MID CHESHIRE HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES JOB DESCRIPTION. 75% Top Band 4 2 nd year Pharmacy Department, Leighton Hospital MID CHESHIRE HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES JOB DESCRIPTION POST: BAND: LOCATION: RESPONSIBLE TO: MANAGED BY: TRAINEE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN 70% Top Band 4 1 st year 75% Top Band 4

More information

Specialty Pharmacy? Disclosure. Objectives Technician

Specialty Pharmacy? Disclosure. Objectives Technician Disclosure What s so SPECIAL about? I have no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program/presentation. Michael DeCoske, PharmD, BCPS Associate Chief Pharmacy Officer Duke University

More information

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP: Health Services. CLASS FAMILY: Allied Health CLASS FAMILY DESCRIPTION:

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP: Health Services. CLASS FAMILY: Allied Health CLASS FAMILY DESCRIPTION: OCCUPATIONAL GROUP: Health Services CLASS FAMILY: Allied Health CLASS FAMILY DESCRIPTION: This family of positions is comprised of health care practitioners with formal education and clinical training

More information

340B Drug Pricing Program

340B Drug Pricing Program 340B Drug Pricing Program Chad E. Gay Director of Contract Compliance Agenda Discuss the 340B drug pricing program How the program is defined Who is eligible Enrollment Dates to be aware of Source Documentation

More information

POST TITLE : Pre-registration Trainee Pharmacy Technician

POST TITLE : Pre-registration Trainee Pharmacy Technician Pharmacy Department JOB DESCRIPTION POST TITLE : Pre-registration Trainee Pharmacy Technician GRADE : Year 1 70% Top of Band 4 Year 2 75% Top of Band 4 DEPARTMENT : Pharmacy Department DIRECTORATE : Clinical

More information

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN CCAPP Accredited Program Provisional Status

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN CCAPP Accredited Program Provisional Status PHARMACY TECHNICIAN CCAPP Accredited Program Provisional Status Program Overview As a result of pharmacists taking a more active role in clinical drug therapy and the counselling of their patients, the

More information

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN SERIES

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN SERIES PHARMACY TECHNICIAN SERIES Occ. Work Prob. Effective Last Code No. Class Title Area Area Period Date Action 4058 Pharmacy Technician I 12 446 6 mo. 02/15/04 Revised 4059 Pharmacy Technician II 12 446 6

More information

03 PHARMACY TECHNICIANS

03 PHARMACY TECHNICIANS 03 PHARMACY TECHNICIANS 03-00 PHARMACY TECHNICIANS REGISTRATION/PERMIT REQUIRED 03-00-0001 DEFINITIONS: A. PHARMACY TECHNICIAN: This term refers to those individuals identified as Pharmacist Assistants

More information

http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos252.htm

http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos252.htm http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos252.htm Pharmacy Technicians Nature of the Work Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement Employment Job Outlook Projections Data Earnings OES Data Related Occupations

More information

QUALIFICATION DETAILS

QUALIFICATION DETAILS QUALIFICATION DETAILS Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Pharmacy (Pharmacy Technician) (Level 4) Version 1 Qualification type Certificate Level 4 Credits 75 NZSCED DAS Classification Strategic

More information

REGULATION 3 PHARMACY TECHNICIANS

REGULATION 3 PHARMACY TECHNICIANS REGULATION 3 PHARMACY TECHNICIANS 03-00 PHARMACY TECHNICIANS REGISTRATION/PERMIT REQUIRED 03-00-0001 DEFINITIONS (a) Pharmacy technician means those individuals, exclusive of pharmacy interns, who assist

More information

P H AR M AC Y T E C H N I C I AN Schematic Code 14150 (31000103)

P H AR M AC Y T E C H N I C I AN Schematic Code 14150 (31000103) I. DESCRIPTION OF WORK P H AR M AC Y T E C H N I C I AN Schematic Code 14150 (31000103) Positions in this banded class assist pharmacists in providing technical pharmacy services by processing, preparing,

More information

DIVISION OF CORPORATIONS, BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL P.O. BOX 110806 JUNEAU, ALASKA 99811-0806 ALASKA STATE BOARD OF PHARMACY

DIVISION OF CORPORATIONS, BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL P.O. BOX 110806 JUNEAU, ALASKA 99811-0806 ALASKA STATE BOARD OF PHARMACY DIVISION OF CORPORATIONS, BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL P.O. BOX 110806 JUNEAU, ALASKA 99811-0806 ALASKA STATE BOARD OF PHARMACY Remote Pharmacy Owner Name: DBA Name: Address: Telephone Number: Fax Number:

More information

NEBRASKA HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SYSTEM

NEBRASKA HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SYSTEM 2007 STATE OF NEBRASKA TITLE 181 CHAPTER 6 Cancer Drug Repository Program NEBRASKA HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SYSTEM Department of Health and Human Services Regulation and Licensure Credentialing Division

More information

How to Become a Pharmacist. Job Description. Work Environment. Career Outlook. Income

How to Become a Pharmacist. Job Description. Work Environment. Career Outlook. Income Job Description Pharmacists dispense drugs prescribed by Doctors and provide information to patients about the medication and how to use it. They appropriately and safely tell customers about the interaction

More information

PRE-REGISTRATION TRAINEE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN

PRE-REGISTRATION TRAINEE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN West Suffolk Hospitals NHS Trust JOB DESCRIPTION PRE-REGISTRATION TRAINEE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN This job description may be subject to change. Such change will only take place following consultation between

More information

8. To ensure the accurate use of all pharmacy computer systems and to record all issues, receipts and returns of medicines.

8. To ensure the accurate use of all pharmacy computer systems and to record all issues, receipts and returns of medicines. JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE PAY BAND DIRECTORATE / DIVISION DEPARTMENT BASE RESPONSIBLE TO ACCOUNTABLE TO RESPONSIBLE FOR Student Pharmacy Technician Band 4 (1st year 70% of top point on band 4, 2 nd year

More information

COST OF DISPENSING PRESCRIPTION DRUGS TO MEDICAID MEMBERS SURVEY

COST OF DISPENSING PRESCRIPTION DRUGS TO MEDICAID MEMBERS SURVEY COST OF DISPENSING PRESCRIPTION DRUGS TO COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CARE POLICY AND FINANCING JULY 13, 2015 CONTENTS 1. Survey overview... 1 Purpose of this survey... 1 Applicability... 1 How to submit

More information

Pharmacy Department. Pre-Registration Trainee Pharmacy Technician. Information Pack

Pharmacy Department. Pre-Registration Trainee Pharmacy Technician. Information Pack Pharmacy Department Pre-Registration Trainee Pharmacy Technician Information Pack 1 Contents 1. Chelsea and Westminster Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust 3 2. The Pharmacy 4 3. Services 4 3.1. Clinical Services

More information

CHAPTER 6 PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY OF PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS IN THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE MEDICAL SECTORS

CHAPTER 6 PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY OF PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS IN THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE MEDICAL SECTORS CHAPTER 6 PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY OF PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS IN THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE MEDICAL SECTORS Overview 6.1 This chapter sets out the Review Committee s findings and recommendations on procurement

More information

Pharmacy Technician. Blackstone Career Institute s distance. P r o g r a m B r o c h u r e

Pharmacy Technician. Blackstone Career Institute s distance. P r o g r a m B r o c h u r e Pharmacy Technician P r o g r a m B r o c h u r e Get the training you need to earn your Pharmacy Technician certificate and you will be ready to find a more challenging and rewarding career today! Millions

More information

Licensed Pharmacy Technician Scope of Practice

Licensed Pharmacy Technician Scope of Practice Licensed Scope of Practice Adapted from: Request for Regulation of s Approved by Council April 24, 2015 Definitions In this policy: Act means The Pharmacy and Pharmacy Disciplines Act means an unregulated

More information

Health Care Job Information Sheet #10. Pharmacy

Health Care Job Information Sheet #10. Pharmacy Health Care Job Information Sheet #10 Pharmacy A. Occupations A. Occupations 1) Pharmacist 2) Pharmacy Technician/ Assistant B. Labour Market Prospects C. ITPs in the Field D. Links 1) Pharmacist Regulated

More information

247 CMR: BOARD OF REGISTRATION IN PHARMACY

247 CMR: BOARD OF REGISTRATION IN PHARMACY 247 CMR 9.00: CODE OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT; PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS FOR REGISTERED PHARMACISTS, PHARMACIES AND PHARMACY DEPART- MENTS Section 9.01: Code of Professional Conduct for Registered Pharmacists,

More information

HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS INTEGRATED MEDICATION MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS FOR INNOVATIVE HOSPITALS

HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS INTEGRATED MEDICATION MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS FOR INNOVATIVE HOSPITALS HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS INTEGRATED MEDICATION MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS FOR INNOVATIVE HOSPITALS A LONG HISTORY OF INNOVATION IN SAFE AND EFFICIENT TAILORED AUTOMATED DRUG MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS ¬ęSWISSLOG, AN ESTABLISHED

More information

Letter of Intent. Pharmacy Technician Program. Associate in Applied Science in Pharmacy Technology

Letter of Intent. Pharmacy Technician Program. Associate in Applied Science in Pharmacy Technology Letter of Intent Pharmacy Technician Program Associate in Applied Science in Pharmacy Technology Office of the Provost and Department of Nursing Table of Contents 1. Purposes and goals 2. Need for the

More information

Pharmacy Technician AAS Program

Pharmacy Technician AAS Program Pharmacy Technician AAS Program Expansion of Existing Program State Submission Mark Wilson, President May 2013 TABLE OF CONTENTS Executive Summary... 2 Identification and Description of the Program...

More information

COURSE OUTLINE. PROGRAM: Pharmacy Technician Bridging Education Program. COURSE NAME: Management of Drug Distribution. COURSE DURATION: 39 hrs.

COURSE OUTLINE. PROGRAM: Pharmacy Technician Bridging Education Program. COURSE NAME: Management of Drug Distribution. COURSE DURATION: 39 hrs. COURSE OUTLINE PROGRAM: Pharmacy Technician Bridging Education Program COURSE NAME: Management of Drug Distribution COURSE DURATION: 39 hrs. PRIOR LEARNING ASSESSMENT AND RECOGNITION: CH Exam Portfolio

More information

Optimizing Medication Administration in a Pediatric ER

Optimizing Medication Administration in a Pediatric ER Optimizing Medication Administration in a Pediatric ER ER Pharmacist Review of First Dose Non-Emergent Medications Penny Williams, RN, MS Clinical Program Manager, Emergency Center Children s Medical Center

More information

MINISTRY OF HEALTH- BOTSWANA VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS

MINISTRY OF HEALTH- BOTSWANA VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS MINISTRY OF HEALTH- BOTSWANA VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS Vacancies for health professional exist in the Ministry of Health in Botswana. The Ministry of Health exists to provide health services that will improve

More information

Homecare Salary & Benefits Report Job Descriptions. Salary Positions

Homecare Salary & Benefits Report Job Descriptions. Salary Positions Salary Positions 01 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/CEO Top level position in the agency. Is owner or reports to Board of Directors. Responsible for profitability, planning and overall administration. Accountable for

More information

UTCVM PHARMACY STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES

UTCVM PHARMACY STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES UTCVM PHARMACY STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES Updated: 4/5/2004 I. General Procedures A. Hours: The Pharmacy will be open Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to 6:00PM; Saturday 8:00AM to 1:00PM. The Pharmacy

More information

invasion of personal privacy

invasion of personal privacy identifying data deleted to prevent clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy U.S. Department of Homeland Security 20 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Rm. 3000 Washington, DC 20529 U. S. Citizenship and Immigration

More information

MedAvail Technology Inc.

MedAvail Technology Inc. MedAvail Technology Inc. 1 Just as the ATM transformed the retail banking experience, MedAvail is transforming the prescription fulfilment experience 2 Quickly and easily fill prescriptions anytime, anywhere

More information

Medication Safety Committee Guidelines. Emergency Department Medication Management Safety Tool

Medication Safety Committee Guidelines. Emergency Department Medication Management Safety Tool ication Safety Committee Guidelines Department ication Management Safety Tool TABLE OF CONTENTS REVISION LOG... 2 INTRODUCTION... 3 COMMITTEE REPRESENTATION... 3 EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT MEDICATION MANAGEMENT

More information

JOB DESCRIPTION. DEPARTMENT : Pharmacy Heartlands, Solihull & Good Hope Hospitals

JOB DESCRIPTION. DEPARTMENT : Pharmacy Heartlands, Solihull & Good Hope Hospitals JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE : Senior Pharmacy Technician DEPARTMENT : Pharmacy Heartlands, Solihull & Good Hope Hospitals GRADE : Band 5 HOURS OF DUTY : 37.5 hours per week. The Trust operates a 7 day working

More information

Exceptions to the Rule: A Pharmacy Law Presentation. Objectives DISCLAIMER 10/16/2015

Exceptions to the Rule: A Pharmacy Law Presentation. Objectives DISCLAIMER 10/16/2015 Exceptions to the Rule: A Pharmacy Law Presentation Eric Roath, Pharm.D. Director of Professional Practice Michigan Pharmacists Association Objectives 1. Identify basic legal frameworks that govern the

More information

The Pharmacy Technician

The Pharmacy Technician The Pharmacy Technician 1 Chapter Outline Define the role and responsibilities of the technician! Identify permitted and prohibited functions the technician may perform! Know what the technician must do

More information

Analysis of price components of essential medicines in India: policy options for improving access to medicines

Analysis of price components of essential medicines in India: policy options for improving access to medicines Analysis of price components of essential medicines in India: policy options for improving access to medicines Anita Kotwani Department of Pharmacology, V.P.Chest Institute, University of Delhi, Delhi,

More information

Health Canada Manufacturing and Compounding Drug Products in Canada: A Policy Framework Guidelines for P.E.I. Community and Hospital Pharmacists

Health Canada Manufacturing and Compounding Drug Products in Canada: A Policy Framework Guidelines for P.E.I. Community and Hospital Pharmacists Health Canada Manufacturing and Compounding Drug Products in Canada: A Policy Framework Guidelines for P.E.I. Community and Hospital Pharmacists October 2001 In response to pharmacists questions about

More information

Guidance for Industry

Guidance for Industry Guidance for Industry Toll-Free Number Labeling and Related Requirements for Over-the-Counter and Prescription Drugs Marketed With Approved Applications Small Entity Compliance Guide U.S. Department of

More information

French pharmaceutical system Focus on pricing and reimbursement

French pharmaceutical system Focus on pricing and reimbursement Couverture French pharmaceutical system Focus on pricing and reimbursement DDGOS date Sophie DELCROIX-LOPES CNAMTS Conflict of interest disclosure 2 The author declares that she has no competing interests.

More information

A REVIEW OF FEDERAL PHARMACY LAW DONALD SULLIVAN, PH.D

A REVIEW OF FEDERAL PHARMACY LAW DONALD SULLIVAN, PH.D A REVIEW OF FEDERAL PHARMACY LAW DONALD SULLIVAN, PH.D A REVIEW OF FEDERAL PHARMACY LAW ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION This program will discuss the federal legal requirements for dispensing controlled substances

More information

On Demand Availability of Palliative Care Drugs Service

On Demand Availability of Palliative Care Drugs Service On Demand Availability of Palliative Care Drugs Service Locally Enhanced Service Author: Peer Review: Produced For review April 2013 Ruth Buchan, Senior Pharmacist Julie Landale, HoMM NHS Calderdale 4th

More information

Helping TANZANIA Fight Injection Drug Use and HIV

Helping TANZANIA Fight Injection Drug Use and HIV Helping TANZANIA Fight Injection Drug Use and HIV Pharmacist dispensing methadone at Mwananyamala Regional Hospital Pangaea Global AIDS Foundation 436 Fourteenth Street, Suite 920, Oakland, CA 94612 Phone

More information

STRATEGIC OUTLINE CASE. e-prescribing SYSTEM PROJECT DOCUMENTATION. Release: Draft vs. 0.3. Date: 20 th May 2008

STRATEGIC OUTLINE CASE. e-prescribing SYSTEM PROJECT DOCUMENTATION. Release: Draft vs. 0.3. Date: 20 th May 2008 PROJECT DOCUMENTATION STRATEGIC OUTLINE CASE e-prescribing SYSTEM Release: Draft vs. 0.3 Date: 20 th May 2008 Author: Liz Boylan Noy Scott House RDEH(Wonford) Barrack Road Exeter EX2 5DW Tel: 01392 402365

More information

A Bill Regular Session, 2005 SENATE BILL 234

A Bill Regular Session, 2005 SENATE BILL 234 0 Stricken language would be deleted from and underlined language would be added to the law as it existed prior to this session of the General Assembly. Act of the Regular Session State of Arkansas th

More information

Health Care Services Overview. Pennsylvania Department of Corrections

Health Care Services Overview. Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Health Care Services Overview Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Richard S. Ellers Director Bureau of Health Care Services Pennsylvania Department of Corrections rellers@pa.gov 717-728-5311 27 State

More information

All processes must be in line with RPS, GPhC, MHRA and BCH SOP standards.

All processes must be in line with RPS, GPhC, MHRA and BCH SOP standards. JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Reports to: Accountable to: Clinical Pharmacist Deputy Chief Pharmacist Chief Pharmacist Role Summary: To work with the Pharmacy Team to provide a comprehensive Clinical Pharmacy

More information

Abdul Zahir Siddiqui, 1 Fahima Habibi, 2, Noorulhaq Yousufzai, 3 Lutfullah Ehsaas, 1 M. Zafar Omari, 1 Niranjan Konduri, 4 Terry Green 4

Abdul Zahir Siddiqui, 1 Fahima Habibi, 2, Noorulhaq Yousufzai, 3 Lutfullah Ehsaas, 1 M. Zafar Omari, 1 Niranjan Konduri, 4 Terry Green 4 Pharmaceutical Management Interventions Through a Drug and Therapeutics Committee (DTC) in Kabul, Afghanistan: Initial Experience After Decades of Neglect Abdul Zahir Siddiqui, 1 Fahima Habibi, 2, Noorulhaq

More information

Health Care Executive & Top Management Positions

Health Care Executive & Top Management Positions 1.01 Chief Executive Officer (CEO) 1.02 Chief Financial Officer (CFO) 1.03 Chief Operating Officer (COO) 1.04a Chief Information Officer (CIO) 1.04b Chief Medical Information Officer - MD (CMIO) 1.05a

More information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington PHARMACY TECHNICIAN COMPETENCY PROFILE

The University of North Carolina Wilmington PHARMACY TECHNICIAN COMPETENCY PROFILE The University of North Carolina Wilmington PHARMACY TECHNICIAN COMPETENCY PROFILE Description of Work: Positions in this banded class assist pharmacists in providing technical pharmacy services by processing,

More information

IAC 10/5/11 Pharmacy[657] Ch 40, p.1 CHAPTER 40 TECH-CHECK-TECH PROGRAMS

IAC 10/5/11 Pharmacy[657] Ch 40, p.1 CHAPTER 40 TECH-CHECK-TECH PROGRAMS IAC 10/5/11 Pharmacy[657] Ch 40, p.1 CHAPTER 40 TECH-CHECK-TECH PROGRAMS 657 40.1(155A) Purpose and scope. The board may authorize a hospital pharmacy to participate in a tech-check-tech program. The board

More information

Analysis of Hospital Pharmaceuticals

Analysis of Hospital Pharmaceuticals Danish Ministry of Health and Prevention Analysis of Hospital Pharmaceuticals Country Report - Germany March 2009 COWI A/S Parallelvej 2 DK-2800 Kongens Lyngby Denmark Tel +45 45 97 22 11 Fax +45 45 97

More information

Hong Kong s public hospitals?

Hong Kong s public hospitals? How to improve the patient care and medication management process what are we doing in Hong Kong s public hospitals? S C CHIANG BPharm (Hons), MRPS, MHA, FHKCHSE, FACHSE Senior Pharmacist Hospital Authority

More information

(1) Cancer drug means a prescription drug that is used to treat cancer or the side effects of cancer.

(1) Cancer drug means a prescription drug that is used to treat cancer or the side effects of cancer. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Services CANCER DRUG REPOSITORY PROGRAM 6 CCR 1015-10 [Editor s Notes follow the text of the rules at the end of this

More information

FACTS ABOUT OCEAN ROAD CANCER INSTITUTE

FACTS ABOUT OCEAN ROAD CANCER INSTITUTE FACTS ABOUT OCEAN ROAD CANCER INSTITUTE BUILDING CAPACITY FOR CANCER SERVICES IN TANZANIA WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ALL STAKEHOLDERS TO FIGHT CANCER January 2014 OCEAN ROAD CANCER INSTITUTE Background

More information

Building a Specialty Pharmacy Business. Kyle Skiermont, PharmD Director of Specialty/Infusion Operation Fairview Pharmacy Services

Building a Specialty Pharmacy Business. Kyle Skiermont, PharmD Director of Specialty/Infusion Operation Fairview Pharmacy Services Building a Specialty Pharmacy Business Kyle Skiermont, PharmD Director of Specialty/Infusion Operation Fairview Pharmacy Services Overview Agenda Brief overview of Fairview Barriers for hospital/health

More information

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center 820 South Damen Ave. Chicago Illinois 60612

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center 820 South Damen Ave. Chicago Illinois 60612 Jesse Brown VA Medical Center is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level II Facility. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-ofthe-art

More information

Creating a Hospital Based Bedside Delivery Program to Enhance the Patient Experience at Cleveland Clinic s Community Hospitals

Creating a Hospital Based Bedside Delivery Program to Enhance the Patient Experience at Cleveland Clinic s Community Hospitals Learning Objectives Creating a Hospital Based Bedside Delivery Program to Enhance the Patient Experience at Cleveland Clinic s Community Hospitals Describe the 5 steps needed to create an effective hospital

More information

(A) Information needed to identify and classify the hospital, include the following: (b) The hospital number assigned by the department;

(A) Information needed to identify and classify the hospital, include the following: (b) The hospital number assigned by the department; 3701-59-05 Hospital registration and reporting requirements. Every hospital, public or private, shall, by the first of March of each year, register with and report to the department of health the following

More information

CHAPTER 61-03-02 CONSULTING PHARMACIST REGULATIONS FOR LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES (SKILLED, INTERMEDIATE, AND BASIC CARE)

CHAPTER 61-03-02 CONSULTING PHARMACIST REGULATIONS FOR LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES (SKILLED, INTERMEDIATE, AND BASIC CARE) CHAPTER 61-03-02 CONSULTING PHARMACIST REGULATIONS FOR LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES (SKILLED, INTERMEDIATE, AND BASIC CARE) Section 61-03-02-01 Definitions 61-03-02-02 Absence of Provider or Consulting Pharmacist

More information

Philosophy: Although sample medication may be helpful in patient care, drug samples:

Philosophy: Although sample medication may be helpful in patient care, drug samples: Title: Policy on Sample Medication Policy #: 450.80 Adopted: 1/90, 7/00 Revised: 3/95, 5/98, 7/00, 10/01 Reviewed: 7/00, 10/01, 02/03 This policy is applicable to the following Henry Ford Health System

More information

CHAPTER 10 PHARMACY TECHNICIAN REGULATIONS. These regulations are promulgated as authorized by the Act.

CHAPTER 10 PHARMACY TECHNICIAN REGULATIONS. These regulations are promulgated as authorized by the Act. CHAPTER 10 PHARMACY TECHNICIAN REGULATIONS Section 1. Authority. These regulations are promulgated as authorized by the Act. Section 2. Definitions. (a) "Pharmacy Technician-in-training" means an individual

More information

5/29/2013. Presented by: Don Carpenter, BS, CPhT III. The company and brands discussed in this presentation are products used at SCR.

5/29/2013. Presented by: Don Carpenter, BS, CPhT III. The company and brands discussed in this presentation are products used at SCR. Presented by: Don Carpenter, BS, CPhT III The company and brands discussed in this presentation are products used at SCR. I received no gratuities or compensation from any outside entity. After this presentation

More information

Accountable Care for Pharmacy Executives

Accountable Care for Pharmacy Executives Accountable Care for Pharmacy Executives A Prescription for Change L. David Harlow III RPh Director of Pharmacy Carilion Clinic New River Valley Medial Center Objectives At the completion of this knowledge

More information

Independent Pharmacists Association of Ontario (IPO) Positioning Paper

Independent Pharmacists Association of Ontario (IPO) Positioning Paper Independent Pharmacists Association of Ontario (IPO) Positioning Paper October 18, 2007 PREPARED FOR: INDEPENDENT PHARMACISTS ASSOCIATION OF ONTARIO PREPARED BY: DONOVAN CONSULTING GROUP CONTENTS 1.0 PREFACE:

More information

Cloud Computing: An enabler of IT in Indian Healthcare Sector. Media Briefing September 29, 2010

Cloud Computing: An enabler of IT in Indian Healthcare Sector. Media Briefing September 29, 2010 Cloud Computing: An enabler of IT in Indian Healthcare Sector Media Briefing September 29, 2010 Executive Summary Indian healthcare spending is about 4.1 percent of its GDP. The Indian healthcare industry

More information

Education: Bachelor s degree in Pharmacy or Doctorate in Pharmacy (PharmD)

Education: Bachelor s degree in Pharmacy or Doctorate in Pharmacy (PharmD) Pharmacist Job Title: Pharmacist Education: Bachelor s degree in Pharmacy or Doctorate in Pharmacy (PharmD) Location: divvydose, Rock Island, IL Job Type: Full-time FLSA Status: not exempt Company Description

More information

SAULT COLLEGE OF APPLIED ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO COURSE OUTLINE

SAULT COLLEGE OF APPLIED ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO COURSE OUTLINE SAULT COLLEGE OF APPLIED ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO COURSE OUTLINE COURSE TITLE: Institutional Pharmacy Dispensing Lab CODE NO. : PTN302 SEMESTER: 3 PROGRAM: AUTHOR: Pharmacy Technician

More information

PHARMACEUTICAL MANAGEMENT PROCEDURES

PHARMACEUTICAL MANAGEMENT PROCEDURES PHARMACEUTICAL MANAGEMENT PROCEDURES THE FORMULARY The purpose of Coventry Health Care s formulary is to encourage use of the most cost-effective drugs. The formulary is necessary because the cost of prescription

More information

PHARMACY ASSISTANT TRAINING PROGRAM. District Assessment Report

PHARMACY ASSISTANT TRAINING PROGRAM. District Assessment Report PHARMACY ASSISTANT TRAINING PROGRAM District Assessment Report April 2013 Table of Contents Acronyms... 4 1.0 Executive Summary... 5 2.0 Introduction... 8 2.1 Assessment Objectives... 8 3.0 Analysis and

More information

SATO Healthcare Solutions

SATO Healthcare Solutions SATO Healthcare Solutions Barcode, RFID, Printers, Tags, Labels Patient Wristbands, Scanning Solutions and Software www.satoamerica.com Hospitals and clinics Examination centers Clinical laboratory centers

More information

11 MEDICATION MANAGEMENT

11 MEDICATION MANAGEMENT 1 11 MEDICATION MANAGEMENT OVERVIEW OF MEDICATION MANAGEMENT Depending on the size, structure and functions of the health facility, there may be a pharmacy with qualified pharmacists to dispense medication,

More information

CLINICAL PRIVILEGES- NURSE MIDWIFE

CLINICAL PRIVILEGES- NURSE MIDWIFE Name: Page 1 Initial Appointment Reappointment Department Specialty Area All new applicants must meet the following requirements as approved by the governing body effective: Applicant: Check off the Requested

More information

Long Distance Truck Driving

Long Distance Truck Driving R E P O R T F I N D I N G S Long Distance Truck Driving and Potential for High Risk Behavior F I N D I N G S F RO M A D I P S T I C K S T U DY O F T R U C K D R I V E R S AT C H A L I N Z E, M I K U M

More information

Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology

Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology FORM NO. DIT/JI 4P P. O. Box 2958, Dar Es Salaam. Tel: (022) 2150174 / (022) 2153511. Email: registrar@dit.ac.tz Website: http://www.dit.ac.tz Reference No:... Date:

More information

LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO Sixty-third Legislature Second Regular Session - 2016 IN THE SENATE SENATE BILL NO. 1322

LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO Sixty-third Legislature Second Regular Session - 2016 IN THE SENATE SENATE BILL NO. 1322 LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO Sixty-third Legislature Second Regular Session - IN THE SENATE SENATE BILL NO. BY HEALTH AND WELFARE COMMITTEE 0 0 AN ACT RELATING TO EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTORS; AMENDING

More information

TAUNTON & SOMERSET NHS FOUNDATION TRUST Department of Pharmacy Clinical Support Division. Job description

TAUNTON & SOMERSET NHS FOUNDATION TRUST Department of Pharmacy Clinical Support Division. Job description TAUNTON & SOMERSET NHS FOUNDATION TRUST Department of Pharmacy Clinical Support Division Job description JOB TITLE: GRADE: PLACE OF WORK: HOURS: RESPONSIBLE TO: ACCOUNTABLE TO: Pre-Registration - PHARMACY

More information

Expanding the Role of Pharmacy Technicians

Expanding the Role of Pharmacy Technicians Expanding the Role of Pharmacy Technicians Jenni Buu, PharmD PGY2 Ambulatory Care Resident Boise VA Medical Center April 13, 2014 2 Objectives Review historical changes in the pharmacy technician profession

More information

Department of Pharmacy Services

Department of Pharmacy Services Department of Pharmacy Services Vision Every patient has access to a pharmacist to optimize their health through medication management and to promote living healthier together. Pharmacy Mission AAMC pharmacy

More information

340B Integrity Audit: Is Your Hospital Ready for a HRSA Audit? February 4, 2013

340B Integrity Audit: Is Your Hospital Ready for a HRSA Audit? February 4, 2013 340B Integrity Audit: Is Your Hospital Ready for a HRSA Audit? February 4, 2013 1 Agenda 340B Program Overview Why HRSA Audits? What will HRSA Audits Cover? Verification of Eligibility: Covered Entity,

More information

Reconciling the Differences. Karen Lippett B.Sc.Phm Humber River Regional Hospital Renal Dialysis Unit

Reconciling the Differences. Karen Lippett B.Sc.Phm Humber River Regional Hospital Renal Dialysis Unit Reconciling the Differences Karen Lippett B.Sc.Phm Humber River Regional Hospital Renal Dialysis Unit Objectives 1. Review the medication discharge counselling process in the renal dialysis program 2.

More information

Tanzania Private Health Sector Assessment

Tanzania Private Health Sector Assessment Tanzania Private Health Sector Assessment BRIEF 1 Summary: This brief is a summary of the Tanzania private health sector assessment, conducted by the SHOPS project and the IFC-World Bank Health in Africa

More information

Complete Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program 230 clock hours

Complete Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program 230 clock hours Complete Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program 230 clock hours Course Description Our Pharmacy Technician Career Training Program will give the pharmacy technician the knowledge to achieve the competencies

More information

5) How many years of study are required at an accredited college of pharmacy for a PharmD degree? A) 2 B) 3 C) 4 D) 6 Answer: C Page: 15

5) How many years of study are required at an accredited college of pharmacy for a PharmD degree? A) 2 B) 3 C) 4 D) 6 Answer: C Page: 15 The Pharmacy Technician: Foundations & Practices (Johnston) Chapter 2: The Professional Pharmacy Technician 1) Pharmacy, which evolved from the profession of medicine, is the profession of: A) Prescribing

More information

The objectives of the Sri Lankan National Medicinal Drug Policy are

The objectives of the Sri Lankan National Medicinal Drug Policy are NATIONAL MEDICINAL DRUG POLICY FOR SRI LANKA Preamble Sri Lanka had a partly written Drug Policy from the 1960s. It was written as elements of a policy, beginning from selection of drugs for the government

More information