Australian Pharmacy Law and Practice

Author: Laetitia Hattingh
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729581431
Release Date: 2013-08-01
Genre: Medical

A new edition of this excellent pharmacy law text, fully updated and unique to the Australian marketplace. Australian Pharmacy Law and Practice 2nd edition is the key law and ethics resource for pharmacists and students. Fully revised and updated, this new edition provides an introduction to contemporary pharmacy practice in Australia, looking at the various laws, policies and standards that govern the profession. Australian Pharmacy Law and Practice 2nd edition features excerpts of the relevant legislation, addressing all the pharmacy laws and regulations Australia’s pharmacists need to know. This updated pharmacy law text also includes a wealth of new content, such as pharmacy-specific case scenarios. Plus, all chapters are clearly mapped to the National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists 2010, which cover aspects of medicine regulation and pharmacy practice. An essential resource in the ever-changing area of pharmacy practice, this new edition of Australian Pharmacy Law and Practice is ideal for both pharmacy students wanting to understand the legal and regulatory implications of pharmacy practice and practicing pharmacists seeking clarification of their position in relation to the state and national legislation and regulation under which they practice. End-of-chapter questions and activities Further reading lists in every chapter State-specific and up-to-date legislation Clear, easy-to-follow layout Additional case study resources on Elsevier’s Evolve portal Case scenarios incorporated throughout chapters. Listing of National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists 2010 covered in each chapter.

Australian Pharmacy Law and Practice

Author: John Low
Publisher: Elsevier Australia
ISBN: 9780729539166
Release Date: 2009-11-01
Genre: Law

Addresses the current issues surrounding pharmacy law and regulation in Australia. Provides a comprehensive analysis and discussion of the legislation and practice standards relevant to the practice of pharmacy. Low, University of Queensland; Forrester, Bond University; Hattingh, Griffith University.

Australian Pharmacy Law and Practice E Book

Author: John S. Low
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729579162
Release Date: 2009-01-11
Genre: Medical

Australian Pharmacy Law & Practice addresses the current issues surrounding pharmacy law and regulation in Australia. As the Federal Government moves to implement a national registration and accreditation scheme for pharmacists, the pharmacy workforce is set to become more mobile as a result. There has been no greater time than now for practising pharmacists and students to understand the implications of current legislation and legal provisions underpinning their area of practice. This text provides a comprehensive analysis and discussion of the legislation and practice standards which are relevant to the practice of pharmacy. As well as covering specific pieces of legislation relating to the regulation of pharmacy practice and drug control, Australian Pharmacy Law & Practice includes important sections on legal concepts and the Australian constitution; the evolution of pharmacy practice and ethics; privacy legislation; occupational health and safety; and professional conduct including matters regarding investigation, discipline, and legal proceedings. Australian Pharmacy Law & Practice is the first text of its kind to address pharmacy practice in all its facets in the unique context of the Australian legal framework. It will be a valuable resource to students and overseas trained pharmacists seeking registration in Australia, as well as to qualified practitioners who seek to better understand the laws and standards that govern the profession. Unique to the Australian marketplace – presently there is no publication dealing specifically with pharmacy law and ethics in this country Each chapter includes – learning objectives, review questions and activities, and further readings The inclusion of quotation from case law – provides an opportunity for readers to learn from history.

Pharmacy Law and Practice

Author: Jon Merrills
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780123946188
Release Date: 2013-04-19
Genre: Medical

The fifth edition of Pharmacy Law and Practice provides a straightforward and useable guide for students, practitioners, academics and others interested in pharmacy law and practice in the United Kingdom. This multi-dimensional book includes discussions of socio-political influences on legal developments to provide greater insight to the reader. It clearly sets out the background to regulatory issues together with simple and practical statements of what a pharmacist has to do to obey the law. As in previous editions, this book discusses topics thematically rather than by statute. It is a unique and reader-friendly guide that boils down the complex or difficult language of the law, describes the reasons behind it, and illustrates the application to pharmacy practice. Thoroughly updated to reflect regulatory and legal developments in areas including employment law, online transactions and internet pharmacies, non-medical prescribing and more Takes an intuitive, problem-solving approach and discusses topics thematically rather than by statute to show how all of the larger pieces fit together The electronic version of this book contains valuable links to provide readers with the most current information in a rapidly changing subject area

Standards of Practice for the Pharmacy Technician

Author: Mary E. Mohr
Publisher:
ISBN: 0781766176
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Medical

Standards of Practice for the Pharmacy Technician discusses standards of practice, scope of practice, and projections for the future practice of an emerging professional in the modern world of pharmacy. The reader will follow the developmental stages of the pharmacist from an unregulated dispenser of herbal remedies to an educated licensed professional, and the development of the technician from a pill counter to an educated technician with the ability to assist the pharmacist in providing pharmaceutical care to patients. The ultimate goal is to instill in the student a feeling of competence, an ability to utilize critical thinking skills for problem solving, and an innate comprehension of the concepts of professionalism and professional judgment. A bound-in CD-ROM and companion website include a quiz bank, video clips, pharmacy technician dispensing lab simulations, clinical simulations, and blank forms. Additional ancillaries are available for instructors.

Applied Paramedic Law and Ethics

Author: Ruth Townsend
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729581349
Release Date: 2012-10-31
Genre: Medical

A fundamental local law text for undergraduate paramedics in Australia and New Zealand. Applied Paramedic Law and Ethics Australia and New Zealand is the first of its kind to bring together legal and ethical concepts specifically for the Australian and New Zealand paramedic profession. An indispensable guide for student paramedics, Applied Paramedic Law and Ethics Australia and New Zealand promotes the understanding of ethical principles and legal regulations through realistic scenarios and extensive case studies, which are available both in the book and on Elsevier’s Evolve platform. The book includes Australian state-specific legislation and local case law, and there is a chapter devoted specifically to the New Zealand paramedic service. This excellent law textbook focuses on the essential concepts and skills local paramedics need to respond to life-threatening emergencies in often-unfamiliar environments. For paramedics to determine the best course of action in any situation they need an intimate understanding of the profession’s code of conduct and current legal regulations. In its attention to key areas such as consent, negligence, child protection, mental health and record-keeping Applied Paramedic Law and Ethics Australia and New Zealand proves a fundamental resource for the undergraduate paramedic course in Australia and New Zealand. The textbook’s 13 comprehensive chapters are written in a clear, engaging style ideal for undergraduate paramedic students as well as ambulance service volunteers and practicing paramedics. Over 60 paramedic-specific scenarios Relevant case law discussed Suitable for the undergraduate course in Paramedic Law and Ethics Provides a clear ethical decision-making model for paramedics Key supporting features available on the Evolve platform: Multiple choice, short answer and essay questions Case studies Image collection Additional instructor resources including PowerPoints and further case studies

Essentials of Law for Health Professionals

Author: Kim Forrester
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729581660
Release Date: 2014-11-12
Genre: Medical

Perfect for: • Bachelor of Nursing students • Diploma of Nursing students • Bachelor of Midwifery students • Bachelor of Paramedicine students • Bachelor of Health science students • Post graduate Nursing and Midwifery students Essentials of Law for Health Professionals 4e provides students with the information and knowledge necessary to make well-informed and considered decisions about their legal rights and obligations, and the legal rights and obligations of the patients and clients under their care. • Introduces the fundamental concepts and frameworks of health law with clear examples • Focuses on the importance of accurate records, patient confidentiality and the impact of medical negligence • Provides an increased focus on ethical issues, particularly around refusal and/or withdrawal of treatment, guardianship and the manipulation of life • Outlines the obligations and responsibilities in relation to medicines, mental health legislation, child and elder abuse, and explores the management of health complaints • Highlights contemporary issues around National Registration requirements for health professionals. • Revised chapters explaining the roles of government and legal professionals • Chapter 12; Registration and Regulation of Health Professionals reflects the National registration requirements for health professionals • Issues of euthanasia, assisted suicide, mental health, abuse and negligence have been enhanced.

Pharmaceutical Ethics

Author: Sam Salek
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470855812
Release Date: 2003-04-04
Genre: Medical

Pharmaceutical Ethics is an important text, which aims to provide the ethical guidelines much needed by the pharmaceutical industry. By focusing on many of the central issues such as the ethical aspects of clinical trials, informed consent, physician or patient choice and pharmaceutical advertising, this text will provide very good coverage of an area which perhaps still lacks coherent instruction. * Covers ethical issues involved in the testing and use of pharmaceuticals on human beings * Investigates issues such as whether choice of drug should lie with the physician or the patient * Looks at a wide variety of subjects connected with pharmaceutical ethics. * Focuses specifically on the issues surrounding the pharmaceutical industry, not medicine in general. * Fulfils an important need in the Pharmaceutical Industry.

Essentials of Law for Medical Practitioners

Author: Kim Forrester
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729579148
Release Date: 2011-08-17
Genre: Medical

The definitive medico-legal reference for medical students and practitioners in Australia Essentials of Law for Medical Practitioners is a timely and authoritative reference focused on the requirements of medical students and practitioners. This easy-to-read medico-legal text assumes no prior legal practice knowledge or experience, making it ideal for those new to the medical industry. The content addresses matters relating to all Australian jurisdictions. It also provides a brief overview of the law in several practice areas, allowing practitioners to locate key information quickly. Topical issues discussed in Essentials of Law for Medical Practitioners include privacy and confidentiality of patient information, medical negligence, fertility and reproductive technology, the laws regarding mental health issues and professional regulation and discipline. • directed at current medical education • includes learning objectives and key questions for each chapter • applies knowledge to a clinical context and focuses on the application of clinical cases and legislation to practical situations • assumes no prior legal knowledge • identifies medico-legal issues for further discussion

Women s Health in General Practice

Author: Danielle Mazza
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729578714
Release Date: 2011-01-07
Genre: Medical

A clear, accessible guide to women’s health, providing evidence-based information relevant to the primary care setting Women’s Health in General Practice, 2nd Edition has been written for General Practitioners, family physicians and doctors undertaking general practice training programs. This comprehensive women’s health textbook will also assist health practitioners working in rural and remote areas, and nurse practitioners working in primary care settings. This new edition of Women’s Health in General Practice textbook incorporates a fresh style and format focused on the needs of busy doctors and nurses. Of particular benefit are the textbook’s practice tips and examples of useful approaches to take when dealing with women’s sexual health issues and reproductive health issues. Key point summaries, pullout boxes and tables highlighting pertinent points, tips for practitioners, case scenarios and a Q&A format all make Women’s Health in General Practice, 2nd Edition an essential addition to any general practice. Addresses common issues seen by GPs in their practice and addresses the questions and quandaries they face on a day to day basis Gives practical information and advice to GPs that where possible is based on up to date guidelines or research evidence Tips and example of useful approaches when undertaking histories, examining, and managing women’s health problems Discussion of current controversies in women’s health This second edition has been fully revised to include recent developments in women’s health such as: • the quick-start method for commencement of contraception, better ‘missed pill’ rules, developments in the provision of emergency contraception and an overview of new contraceptive devices such as the NuvaRing • the epidemiology of HPV infection, its relationship to cervical cancer and HPV vaccination • better characterisation of the risk inherent in a family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer • greater awareness of the importance of preconception care, the breadth of issues that need to be addressed and the effect of lifestyle factors on fertility • developments in the understanding of the aetiology and management of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) • evidence-based guidelines to support diagnosis and management of common conditions such as menorrhagia, endometriosis, miscarriage and postnatal care, and support of evidence-based counselling regarding ovarian cancer screening, sexual problems and intimate partner violence

Herbs Natural Supplements

Author: Lesley Braun
Publisher: Elsevier Australia
ISBN: 9780729539104
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Medical

A must-have health companion for herbalists, naturopaths, complementary medicine practitioners and students "Recommended evidence-based reference on Complementary Medicines" National Pharmacy Board 2010 Herbs and Natural Supplements, 3rd Edition: An evidence-based guide presents evidence-based information on the 130 most popular herbs, nutrients and food supplements used across Australia and New Zealand. This exhaustive textbook is organised alphabetically by each herb or nutrient's common name. Herbs and nutrients are then accompanied by critical information such as daily intake, main actions and indications, adverse reactions, contraindications and precautions, safety in pregnancy and more. This new edition of Herbs and Natural Supplements has been expanded with new chapters on pregnancy and wellness. It also features 10 new monographs for Arginine, Dunaliella, Elde, Goji, Pelargonium, Prebiotics, Red Yeast Rice, Rhodioloa, Shatavari and Taurine. . provides current, evidence-based information on herbal, nutritional and food supplements used in Australia and New Zealand . is user-friendly and easily organised by easy-to-find A-Z herbal monographs . appendices offering important additional information for the safe use of herbal and nutritional supplements, including a list of poison information centres, associations, manufacturers and more . offers clear, comprehensive tables including herb/natural supplement - drug interactions . lists the pharmacological actions of all herbs and natural supplements . a glossary of terms relevant to herbs and natural supplements . two comprehensive new chapters: Herbs and Natural Supplements in Pregnancy and Introduction to Wellness . all chapters completely updated and expanded . ten new monographs taking the total to 130 . now also available as an eBook! A code inside Herbs and Natural Supplements, 3rd Edition: An evidence-based guide enables a full text download, allowing you to browse and search electronically, make notes and bookmarks in the electronic files and highlight material

Pharmaceutical Care Practice

Author: Robert J. Cipolle
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
ISBN: UOM:39015042162852
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Medical

This text seeks to help focus the pharmacist's attitude, behaviours, commitments, concerns, ethics, functions, knowledge, responsibilities and skills on the provision of drug therapy with the goal of achieving definite outcomes toward the improvement of a patient's quality of life.

Practice OSCEs in Obstetrics Gynaecology

Author: Gareth Weston
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729578677
Release Date: 2009-01-05
Genre: Medical

OSCE examinations are compulsory for Medical students and specialist trainees. The student is led through a clinical scenario and then assessed on examination, history taking, investigation, diagnosis and management. Some students are able to practice OSCEs with a teacher acting as the patient, however not all candidates have equal/sufficient access to teachers as such a resource. This often leads to examination candidates not being prepared for the OSCE exam format, performing poorly compared with written paper examinations. The proposed book will cover an approach to passing the OSCE as well as 60 practice questions. Each case will have a sample marking scheme. After the marking scheme there will be a discussion and key points/pitfalls section

Pharmacy Technician Exam

Author: Learning Express LLC
Publisher: Learning Express Llc
ISBN: 1576859347
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Medical

The updated edition of LearningExpress s top-selling Pharmacy Technician Exam covers everything tested on the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination (PTCE), the certification test for this lucrative and growing career. All aspiring pharmacy technicians, in both retail pharmacies and other institutions such as hospitals or research labs, need to pass this exam in order to be successful in the field. This guide includes everything students need to pass the challenging exam."