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Medication Management in Assisted Living: A Handbook for Pharmacists with USB Flash Drive - Second Edition


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Co-Developed with American Society of Consultant Pharmacists




Co-developed by the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists and MED-PASS.

Designed specifically for pharmacists who provide or wish to provide medication therapy services and other related services to assisted living (AL) communities.

This resource supports pharmacists in their valuable role by assisting AL communities in their quality assurance and quality improvement efforts to minimize medication-related problems and errors and generally improve resident safety.

The Medication Management in Assisted Living: A Handbook for Pharmacists provides a valuable complement to the ASCP Pharmacy Policy and Procedure Manual for Assisted Living for pharmacies that provide medication services and medication management therapy to their client AL communities.

  • Role of the pharmacist:
    • In helping the AL communities meet state regulatory requirements related to medication reviews and the survey process
    • In resident assessment and monitoring
    • A stepwise approach to performing a thorough medication review
    • Effective communication with physicians, assisted living staff, families and residents Medication use process including medication administration, documentation, storage, labeling, errors and controlled drug accountability
    • Marketing strategies and how to get paid
  • Updated statistics on the assisted living marketplace across the U.S.
  • Profile of assisted living residents such as number and type of chronic conditions, activities of daily living limitations, and medication needs
  • Current trends in state assisted living regulations
  • Recommendations for implementation of Comprehensive Medication Review for assisted living residents
  • New opportunities as a result of the Affordable Care Act for pharmacists consulting to assisted living communities
  • Special considerations in assisted living such as dementia care, comfort kits for hospice residents, leave of absence medications, emergency pharmacy services and use of pre-filled syringes
  • Updated information on disposal of expired and discontinued medications in assisted living
  • Discussion of antipsychotic use in older assisted living residents
  • Approaches for effective communication with assisted living physicians, staff and residents/families
  • Additional and revised appendices
  • Updated references and resources lists
  • A pocket has been added to the inside back cover to accommodate storing of state specific regulatory, reference and other 8 ½” x 11” printed materials
  • 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.
Additional Info
Published Revised April 2014
Format Spiral bound book with USB Flash Drive
Unit Each
Intended Users Pharmacy Owners and Operators

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