Competence Assessment Tools for Health-system Pharmacies
The goals of the 4th edition continue to be to provide the necessary tools to help pharmacy directors and their staff to provide correct and informed patient care, and to meet the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Commission human resource accreditation standards. The content will be updated to meet current guidelines and new standards. Potential New Chapters include: Aminoglycoside/Vancomycin Kinetics; Antibiotic Streamlining; Automated Distribution Systems; and, IV to PO Conversion. As with the 3rd edition, a CD containing pdfs of all of the forms in the book will be included.
- Mixed media product | 278 pages
- 210.82 x 271.78 x 33.02mm | 1,360.77g
- 01 Dec 2007
- American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
- Bethesda, United States
- 4th Revised edition
About Lee B. Murdaugh
Dr. Murdaugh received a bachelor's degree in pharmacy and a doctorate in drug and materials toxicology from the University of Tennessee. While pursuing her doctorate, she was a fellow of the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education. She also completed a traineeship in acute care anticoagulation at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital and certification in asthma patient care at the University of Tennessee. She is currently a Director of Accreditation and Medication Safety for the Pharmacy Solutions business of Cardinal Health. Lee has over 27 years experience in the healthcare industry and in assisting more than 1000 hospitals in preparation for regulatory and accreditation surveys. Prior to joining Cardinal Health, she served as the Director of Pharmacy in a 535-bed tertiary care hospital. Dr. Murdaugh's practice interests are in the areas of medication safety, accreditation, regulatory compliance, and competence assessment. Lee is an author and contributing author to several ASHP publications and has also published in professional journals such as "Hospital Pharmacy." She is a frequent speaker to national and state pharmacy professional organizations on accreditation, regulatory, medication safety, competence assessment, and other related topics.