Pharmacy cares: Supporting patients with non-communicable diseases

“Pharmacy cares: Supporting patients with non-communicable diseases” programme

Pharmacists have a crucial role to play in the prevention, screening, management and treatment optimisation of non-communicable diseases. FIP is launching an extensive programme of digital events to support pharmacists in this area.. The programme will consist of various series of events focusing on topics such as diabetes care and management, optimising the use of medicines and patient safety, pharmacists’ role in healthy nutrition and weight management, pain management, cancer care and anticoagulation treatment management.

Reducing medication harm through medicines use reviews: pharmacists at the frontline

A webinar organised by:
12 April 2021

This webinar will explore pharmacists’ frontline role in reducing medication-related harm through medicines use review (MUR). Pharmacists from different care settings from across the world will discuss how MUR has been integrated into their clinical practice in addition to the evidence for the clinical and economic benefits supporting this service. Finally, the FIP toolkit on MUR, launched in December 2020, will be presented.
• Define Medicines Use Review (MUR) and discuss the clinical and economic evidence supporting its implementation
• Explore examples of MUR practices from different regions
• Become familiar with the FIP MUR toolkit to support the advocacy and establishment of the service

Moderator:
- Marja Airaksinen, Chair of the FIP Working Group on Patient Safety - Finland

Panellists:
- Filipa Alves da Costa, Assistant Professor University of Lisbon - Portugal
- Nai-Hwa Mei, Clinical Pharmacist Specialist
Department of Pharmacy, Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital - China Taiwan
- Matthew Hung, Clinical Staff Pharmacist St. Mary’s Hospital, Montreal West Island Integrated University Health and Social Services Centre Practice Development Projects Assistant (consultancy) - Canada

Reducing medication harm through medicines use reviews: pharmacists at the frontline

A webinar organised by:
12 April 2021

This webinar will explore pharmacists’ frontline role in reducing medication-related harm through medicines use review (MUR). Pharmacists from different care settings from across the world will discuss how MUR has been integrated into their clinical practice in addition to the evidence for the clinical and economic benefits supporting this service. Finally, the FIP toolkit on MUR, launched in December 2020, will be presented.
• Define Medicines Use Review (MUR) and discuss the clinical and economic evidence supporting its implementation
• Explore examples of MUR practices from different regions
• Become familiar with the FIP MUR toolkit to support the advocacy and establishment of the service

Moderator:
- Marja Airaksinen, Chair of the FIP Working Group on Patient Safety - Finland

Panellists:
- Filipa Alves da Costa, Assistant Professor University of Lisbon - Portugal
- Nai-Hwa Mei, Clinical Pharmacist Specialist
Department of Pharmacy, Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital - China Taiwan
- Matthew Hung, Clinical Staff Pharmacist St. Mary’s Hospital, Montreal West Island Integrated University Health and Social Services Centre Practice Development Projects Assistant (consultancy) - Canada

Reducing medication harm through medicines use reviews: pharmacists at the frontline

A webinar organised by:
12 April 2021

This webinar will explore pharmacists’ frontline role in reducing medication-related harm through medicines use review (MUR). Pharmacists from different care settings from across the world will discuss how MUR has been integrated into their clinical practice in addition to the evidence for the clinical and economic benefits supporting this service. Finally, the FIP toolkit on MUR, launched in December 2020, will be presented.
• Define Medicines Use Review (MUR) and discuss the clinical and economic evidence supporting its implementation
• Explore examples of MUR practices from different regions
• Become familiar with the FIP MUR toolkit to support the advocacy and establishment of the service

Moderator:
- Marja Airaksinen, Chair of the FIP Working Group on Patient Safety - Finland

Panellists:
- Filipa Alves da Costa, Assistant Professor University of Lisbon - Portugal
- Nai-Hwa Mei, Clinical Pharmacist Specialist
Department of Pharmacy, Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital - China Taiwan
- Matthew Hung, Clinical Staff Pharmacist St. Mary’s Hospital, Montreal West Island Integrated University Health and Social Services Centre Practice Development Projects Assistant (consultancy) - Canada