Medication management includes patient centered care as providing care that is respectful of, and
responsive to, individual patient preferences, effectual and appropriate drug therapy.
Pill Pusher Roll in Medication Management
1: They assist medicine according to the patient needs and identify literal or potency drug therapy
2: Explicate and implement tending plans to resolve these therapy problems.
3: Advocate, accommodate or novice drug therapy where reserve.
4: Proctor, valuate patient’s response to therapy
5: Cooperate and communicate with other wellness providers.
Professional Development to Help Improve Your Skills
As a pill pusher you are the medication therapy expert, you need more cognition, knowledge, and skills
to provide the best possible care to your patients. Here are some professional development plans which
can help to you in learning the portfolio.
ADAPT: Transform your quality to negociate your patients.
LAP TESTS: Proctor and construe lab test result to make superior conclusion for patient attention.
MEDICATION REVIEW SERVICES: Furnish high quality, effectual medication reappraisal in your
QUIT: This plan will raise your skills, sureness and ability to prove smoking surcease duties.
This definition of Medication Management was collaboratively defined by the Canadian Pharmacists
Association, Canadian society of hospital pharmacists, association of faculties of pharmacy of
Canada and institute for sale medication practices Canada and was approved by the Blueprint for
pharmacy Steering Committee, September 2012. This definition aligns with pharmacists’ scope of
practice and the Vision for Pharmacy: Optimal drug therapy outcomes for Canadians through
patient-centered care. It focuses on the role of pharmacists in providing direct patient care and is not intended to encompass all aspects of their scope and services.
THE PREFFERED PHARMACY SUPPLY CHAIN MODEL
Canada’s pharmaceutical distribution model is the gold standard globally, and in Canada it is
responsible for the distribution of greater than 95% of all retail brand and generic
pharmaceuticals. Distributors simplify a complex and highly regulated system, drive system
costs down and bring value to the entire supply chain and ultimately patients.
Distributors keep a complex system moving with efficiencies that saves Canadas health system over
$928 million per year
MANUFACTURES: Deal directory with distributors instead of 9000+ pharmacies and 800+ hospitals
1: Serve 100s of manufactures.
2: Manage complex inventory.
3: Balance 1000s of pricing portfolios.
4: Manage returns.
5: Adhere to regulatory requirements.
PHARMACIES AND HOSPITALS: One stop-shop for orders and returns. Canadian Pharmacy Online AND HOSPITALS called as return and recall processing.
Managing risk, abuse, theft and diversion…
The Federal Task Force anticipates, marijuana, upon legalization, will be a drug with a medium-tohigh
risk profile for abuse, theft, and diversion. On the spectrum of recreational and prescription drugs, from
tobacco to alcohol to narcotic & controlled drugs, CAPDM sees cannabis as possessing public
health/safety risk and law enforcement concern as between that of alcohol and prescribed narcotic &
1: Facilities designed to securely warehouse inventory.
2: Systems & procedures to authenticate purchasers
3: Available transportation systems with the capabilities to safeguard product integrity (e.g., from
temperature extremes) all the way to the retailer.
4: The ability to track and report inventory movement from suppliers to warehousing to buyers –
facilitating quick recall execution when required.
5: Strong oversight from Health Canada.