Pharmacists in the ward team – Success in Surgery
Ms Kamila Urbańczyk
Pharmacist, The Regional Specialist Hospital in Wroclaw Research and Development Centre
The successful integration of a pharmacist in the surgical ward team will be described and the experience in vascular surgery shared. Important issues will be considered including: How can the pharmacist become a ward team member? How can a new clinical pharmacy service be established? What does the pharmacist need to know about surgery?
STEPSelect in Gdansk – a novel approach to medicine selection
Dr Teresa Frąckowiak
Department of Biopharmacy and Pharmacodynamics, Medical University of Gdańsk
Dr Frans van Andel
Lead for Internationalisation, Medicines Optimisation Innovation Centre
Ms Anita Hogg
Lead for Pharmaceutical Clinical Effectiveness (Medicines Optimisation Innovation Centre) and
Principal Pharmacist (Northern Health and Social Care Trust)
The STEPSelect medicine selection system and associated technology will be showcased in this session and the STEPSelect pilot project for the selection of Low Molecular Weight Heparins in Medical University of Gdańsk will be presented.
Enabling technology (LAMPS, Writemed, EPICS)
Ms Stephanie Tohill
Senior Clinical eHealth Pharmacist, Northern Health and Social Care Trust
Technology is an important enabler in clinical pharmacy and medicines optimisation. Three technologies developed in Northern Ireland will be showcased in this session. The technologies relate to: Antimicrobial stewardship (LAMPS), medicines reconciliation (Writemed) and clinical pharmacist interventions (EPICs).
Do we need pharmacist consultations on the hospital ward?
Mr Łukasz Hońdo
John Paul II Specialist Hospital in Krakow
Clinical ward is a place where all healthcare professionals are making their best efforts to deliver safe and appropriate therapy to the patient. In complicated cases multidyscyplinary approach is necessary. In this interprofessional team, clinical pharmacist can play an important role. Clinical cases of patients will be analysed during the workshop.
Pharmacists in the ward team – hard beginnings
Mr Adrian Bryła
Pharmacist, Ludwik Rydygier Specialist Hospital in Krakow
Pharmaceutical care, medicines optimisation, drug interactions – all these terms are often used during pharmacist education. How to deal with challenges experienced while moving from dispensary to hospital ward? All the practical aspects will be a part of this workshop.