The Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee is accountable for “developing policies and procedures relating to the selection, procurement, distribution, handling, use, and safe administration of drugs, biological, and diagnostic testing material” (Pozgar, 2015, p. 224).
The committee encompasses pharmacists and medical doctors (“Pharmacy and Therapeutics”).
The committee will consider the expenses and the advantages for …show more content…
I would also have reoccurring trainings to keep everyone’s skill level up to date. As we have found out from the video last session, drug overdose amounts can slip through the cracks (“Quaid twins overdose”). Therefore, I think it is imperative that whenever anyone is performing a medical procedure or stocking it (pharmacy technician) that every medical staff person is checking the volume of the medication to make absolutely sure that the correct amount is placed in the correct section or the correct amount is being administered. This is how we can secure the practice and implementation of drugs on the hospitals end; irrespective if the labeling can be tricky to read. On top of this, I would implement a Risk Management Plan (“Risk Management Plan”). I would identify the potential risks that could happen in the organization (“Risk Management Plan”). I would then cluster the risks into different groups (“Risk Management Plan”). After this, I would delve even deeper and evaluate each risk in terms of probability and the result on the goals of the organization (“Risk Management Plan”). I would also put together different courses of actions that I would go down if any of these events ever happened (“Risk Management Plan”). On top of this I would make sure that the risk management plan I implement consists of a complaint system that allows the resolution of accusations brought up by patients (Pozgar, 2015). I would set up a system that allows me to accumulate facts and figures to potential healthcare conclusions in relation to medical lawsuits (Pozgar, 2015). It would also incorporate medical care evaluation systems; it would look at the value of medical care being provided (Pozgar, 2015). Lastly, I would implement education curriculums for medical employees who are “engaged in patient care activities dealing with patient safety, medical