Pharmacy-goals-objectives-purpose

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HOSPITAL X

PHARMACY DEPARTMENT POLICY AND PROCEDURES

Code / Policy No:

OPP/-

Edition No:

3

Title: 

goals, objectives & purpose

Replaces:

OPP-PHARM-00

Date reviewed:

Feb 2020

Approved date:

Feb 2020

Effective date:

Feb 2020

Due for review:

Feb 2022

Applies to:

PHARMACY DEPARTMENT

Nature:

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC

PHARMACY GOALS

The primary function of pharmacy is to provide/dispense medication to patients for the highest quality and service consistent with accepted ethical, legal and professional practices.

  1. To provide 24 hours quality services for hospital to include Unit Dose services and intravenous admixture (T.P.N, Electrolytes & I.V.) to ensure a high quality of preparation to eliminate problems of sterility of parenteral medications and possible wastage.
  2. To provide planned Pharmaceutical Care to each patient through pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy supportive staff according to the standards established by international accreditation bodies, professional pharmacy organization and regulatory agencies.
  3. To perform continuous performance improvement activities so as to maintain professional standards of pharmacy practice.
  4. To perform education, training and competency assessment activities with pharmacy staff so as to maintain quality practice.
  5. Distribution and control of all drugs within the hospital by using a strict formulary.
  6. To monitor regimen for each patient so that specific therapeutic outcomes will result in improved patient quality of life.
  7. To develop drug utilization and review committee in conjunction with pharmacy and therapeutic committee.
  8. To provide drug information from professionally recognized medical/pharmaceutical sources to all health care professionals.
  9. To maintain pharmacy staff continuous education program through the in-service lectures, national and international symposiums workshops.
  10. To develop the pharmacist's skill in data collection, literature analysis and evaluation.
  11. To improve the skills, resources, and operating procedures needed to maintain high quality pharmaceutical services.
  12. To eliminate possible errors causes for drug expiration.
  13. To obtain effective maximum utilization of drugs.

PHARMACY OBJECTIVES

  1. To ensure short dispensing time for the patients.
  2. To minimize and monitor possible Medication errors, adverse drug reactions & Allergy of all drug.
  3. By implementing a strict Quality Control Procedure.
  4. Improvement for the quality and quantity of work.
  5. To broaden knowledge in the recent advances in the field of pharmacy services by continuous education programs.
  6. To participate in continuing education activities.
  7. To publish a pharmacy newsletter bimonthly for the purpose of providing health professionals with timely, updated drug and poison information.
  8. To document for each patient the pharmaceutical care process (i.e. assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation) from admission through discharge.
  9. To provide clinical pharmacy services within the pharmacy department and institution.
  10. To have reference in the pharmacy that will include textbook, journals and abstracts.
  11. To have guidelines regarding prescribing of medicines especially the most expensive items.
  12. To provide patient and family education.

PHARMACY PURPOSE

  1. To give and improve the quality of patient care by promoting the safe and rational use of medications.
  2. To ensure patients safety, enhance drug effectiveness and minimize hospital cost.

policy DISTRIBUTION:

CEO & Medical Director
Pharmacy Board
Quality Management Department
Signed original is maintained in Manual & Indexing Office

Recommended

inpatient Pharmacy Supervisor

outpatient Pharmacy Supervisor
HOSPITAL X

Approved

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
HOSPITAL X


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