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Consultant Pharmacist Handbook with USB Flash Drive - Fourth Edition


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Fourth Edition now contains a USB Flash Drive which includes the entire publication in PDF format.


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Co-Developed with American Society of Consultant Pharmacists




The new Fourth Edition of this how-to-guide has been comprehensively reviewed and updated to reflect current concerns and practices for consultant pharmacists serving long-term care.


New practitioners and seasoned veterans alike will benefit from guidance the new Fourth Edition of the Consultant Pharmacists Handbook provides regarding the consultant pharmacist’s role assisting client care facilities with new challenges in addition to updated approaches to traditional responsibilities like the medication regimen review.


New and Updated 4th Edition content includes:

  • New aspects of Medication Regimen Review, including the use of electronic medical records
  • Medicare Part D CMR in LTC and how it compares with the SOM's MRR new roles for consultant pharmacists
  • Consultant pharmacist communication tips
  • Vaccine storage
  • Medication administration via feeding tube
  • Updated CMS guidance to surveyors for medication administration observation
  • Drug disposal/pharmaceutical waste guidance including new DEA rules regarding the disposal of controlled substances
  • Updated Quality Measures based on the Minimum Data Set 3.0
  • New Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) process
  • Recommendations for policies and procedures related to the medication use process in nursing facilities
  • And much more
  • Background on regulatory issues affecting consultant pharmacists
  • Stepwise approach to performing a thorough medication regimen review
  • Quality improvement techniques through use of the Minimum Data Set (MDS), quality indicators, and quality measures
  • Effective strategies for inter-professional communication and serving a culturally diverse population
  • Note to ASCP members - to see and receive ASCP Member Pricing you must be registered on this site and enter your ASCP member number when you login.
  • Includes a USB flash drive containing a PDF version of the guide.
Additional Info
Published Revised September 2014
Format Spiral bound book with Flash Drive
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