Lecturer at Hawler Medical University (HMU), College of PharmacyWebinars with the Speaker
General: general science of pharmacy
Specific: clinical pharmacy
Date of First Assignment in University: 19/6/2007 and before that cooperate with college as cooperator since 5 years ago.
As a clinical pharmacist dr Talar Ahmad Merza deals with pharmaceutical care plan. That implies theoretical (pre lab) and practical work through hospital training. She try to introduce her student to the professional practice of pharmaceutical care. The student will learn what knowledge and experience is necessary to provide pharmaceutical care to patients. she begin by explaining the criteria for a health care professional practice, the meaning of “practitioner,” and what constitutes a profession. The roles of the patient, the practitioner, and selected components of society are described in the context of pharmaceutical care practice. Following that, the speaker focus on the practice of pharmaceutical care: its philosophy of practice, patient care process, and the practice management system required to support it. she describe how to build a professional practice and how to prepare the practitioner for providing pharmaceutical care to patients. she teach pharmacy students how to provide pharmaceutical care, thereby assuring appropriate, effective, safe, and convenient drug therapy for each patient. Throughout this the student will be learning the practice of pharmaceutical care. The patient record (chart) provides readily available information that is needed to identify and assess medical problems. It is essential in a pharmaceutical care setup where the pharmacist can create the chart and maintain it as a source of information that is specific for the patient. This is can be helpful. 1. Obtaining information on medical problems. 2. Obtaining patient-specific information on drug efficacy and toxicity. 3. Obtaining patient specific information regarding compliance to medications. 4. Discover problems in the medications administered by the patient. To establish an accurate patient record, the pharmacist must have good understanding of pharmacology, pathophysiology, and clinical knowledge. Such knowledge is important to interpret some of the information provided by the patient and/or find possible problems in the medication list.