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An electronic survey was distributed to all pharmacists serving as preceptors for the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in the Winter and Fall 2010 terms. The survey questions addressed use of and access to information resources, barriers to accessing electronic resources,...
Pharmacists’ Clinical Reasoning and Evaluation of Medication Appropriateness: Descriptive Analyses in Community PracticeDownload
The prevalence of drug-related problems puts a significant burden on the Canadian healthcare system. The literature that suggests that the majority of these drug-related problems are preventable, and could be identified and managed by pharmacists beforehand. This evidence suggests that...
In 2007, Additional Prescribing Authorization (APA) was introduced in Alberta, which allows pharmacists to independently initiate prescriptions and prescribe to manage ongoing therapy. Pharmacist prescribing has also been shown to have positive patient outcomes in a variety of health conditions....