Pharmacy - University of Utah

Report
Department of
Pharmacy Services
Pharmacy Services &
Prescription Regulations
House Staff Orientation
2014
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Pharmacy Services- Outpatient
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14 Retail Pharmacies
Patient Assistance
Ambulatory Clinic Operations
Thrombosis Consult Service
Home Infusion Services
Refill Center
Specialty Pharmacy
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Retail Pharmacy
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Discharge medication reconciliation
Bedside prescription service
e-prescribing available
Can fill and refill at any of our locations
Mail order available
Accept most prescription plans
Competitive pricing and up to a 90 day supply
depending on insurance
 “$4” drug list on Intercomm
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Prescription Writing Rules
for Residents
 First year residents (unlicensed)
– Write only for inpatients of affiliated hospital
– May write for non-controlled and controlled
ONLY for inpatients
 Second year residents (licensed, DEA, NPI)
– Inpatients or outpatients: both controlled and
non-controlled substances
– Filled in any Utah pharmacy
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More Rules . . .
 Writing for self or family
--Physicians MAY NOT write prescriptions for
controlled substances for self or family members,
EVER!
 Medicaid patients
--Must be registered with Medicaid as a “limited
provider.” If not licensed, an attending who is
registered must sign the prescription. GME Office
handles the process.
 Medicare patients
--Must be registered in PECOS—same as above
regarding licensing—GME handles the process.
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Prescription requirements
Prescriber’s name, address, telephone, NPI
Patient’s name and address
CS - pts DOB and prescriber’s DEA
Name of medication, strength, dose quantity,
route, directions for use
 Prescriber’s signature, print name, pager
 Date of order
 Refills
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Home Infusion Service
 Care plan considers insurance and patient
resources
 Helps determine best vascular access for
medication needs
 Nurses and pharmacists on call 24/7
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Pharmacy Services - Inpatient
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University Hospital
Huntsman Cancer Hospital
University Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI)
Orthopaedic Hospital
– Centralized operations
(IV Center & Drug distribution)
– Decentralized operations(patient care unit)
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Inpatient Medication Process
Prescribe in
Epic CPOE
Verify by
Pharmacist
Prepare/
Package
Deliver or
Dispense
(Omnicell)
Bar Code
Medication
Administration
Monitor
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Unit Based Pharmacists
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Rounding and consults
Drug information
Formulary recommendations
Monitoring
Medication policy experts
Patient own meds
Epic med ordering assistance
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Med Reconciliation-Home Medications
Pharmacy staff will review within 24 hours of
admission
Please,
Don’t
Order
Everything!
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Epic Order Entry Tips
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Use order sets
Understand phase of care (tip sheets)
Limit use of comment fields
Watch for therapeutic duplication
All PRN orders must have specific instructions
(mild, moderate, severe pain) and you may not
have 2 meds ordered with the same indication.
 Preference list has formulary status
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Drug Information Service
 Provides information to health professionals
 Supports the Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Committee- monographs and evaluations
 Drug Shortages
 Newsletters and alerts via email
 Web Access to a variety of drug information
resources through web site
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Email [email protected]
Phone 801-581-2073
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Formulary Management
 On-line Formulary
 Formulary Initiatives- guidelines,
restrictions, approvals required
 Therapeutic Interchanges, IV to PO
 Drug shortages
 Non-Formulary requests
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Formulary Restrictions
Agents restricted to specific
Medical/Surgical Services or to specific
indication
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Bivalirudin (Angiomax®)
Dofetilide (Tykosyn®)
Inhaled nitric oxide (INOmax®)
Dalteparin (Fragmin®)
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Formulary Restrictions
Agents with criteria for use or
Medical Director approval
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Factor VII (NovoSeven® RT)
Immune globulin (IVIG)
Meperidine (Demerol®, generic)
Levalbuterol (Xopenex®)
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Formulary Restrictions
Outpatient Only Medications:
Medications used to manage chronic
diseases- not related to patient’s
admission
Examples: Natalizumab (Tysabri®), Infliximab
(Remicade®), Ibandronate (Boniva®), Zoledronic
acid (Reclast®), Adalimumab (Humira®)
Any exceptions
 Require the medical director’s approval
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Antibiotic Stewardship
 ID Pharmacists
 Some antimicrobials require ID approval:
 Caspofungin
 Daptomycin
 Linezolid
Non formulary agents
Compounded irrigations
Search for “Stewardship” on Intercomm
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Investigational Drug Studies
 Medication management for over 300
studies
 Randomization
 Product preparation
 Regulatory compliance
 Study monitor meetings
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Summary
 Ask for Help – Pharmacists should be
available in most patient care areas or via
phone (SmartWeb)
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Questions
Medication
management
policies
Collaboration
Patient focus
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