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Medication Management in Assisted Living: A Handbook for Pharmacists CD Only - Second Edition

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Price: $139.00

Conditions of Purchase for Medication Management in Assisted Living: A Handbook for Pharmacists CD Only - Second Edition                    

Due to the proprietary nature of the information contained in this product, it is non-returnable and non-refundable.   If you would like additional information about this product before making a purchase, please contact MED-PASS customer service at 800-438-8884.

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Newly updated (and retitled) 2nd Edition of the Medication Management in Assisted Living: A Handbook for Pharmacists is in development and tentatively scheduled for release early May 2014.

Updates to the new 2nd Edition include:

  • 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

Not available to ship until completion of the update.  The new 2nd Edition can be backordered via the online store or by calling MED-PASS customer service at 800-438-8884.

Also available for purchase as a CD only product.

 

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Co-Developed with American Society of Consultant Pharmacists

 

 

Description

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

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 Tool Kit for Assisted Living 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.

Features
  • 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
  • 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 12/2008
Format CD Only
Unit Each
Intended Users Pharmacy Owners and Operators

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