Pharmaceutical services are an integral part of healthcare provided in correctional institutions and encompass many aspects of community, hospital, and consultant pharmacy practice.
Assist in the development of policies and procedures for the proper documentation of the receipt, placement in inventory, dispensing, administration, and destruction of all controlled substances.
Support the development of policies and the procedures that complement the standards of the National Commission on -Correctional Health Care regarding emergency services.
Participate in an ongoing quality improvement process that includes drug-use evaluation and drug-regimen review.
Provide drug consultations and in-services as required to professional staff involved in initiating, executing, and monitoring medication therapy.