Visiting Professors -01 to 04 Feb. 2016

From L-R: Dr. Sheldon Holstad, Director of Research, American College of Clinical Pharmacy; Dr. Abdulmalik Alkatheri, Assistant Vice President, Development and Quality Management, KSAU-HS; Dr. Michael Maddux, Executive Director, American College of Clinical Pharmacy; Prof. John Murphy, Interim Dean, University of Arizona, College of Pharmacy; Dr. Abdulkareem Al Bekairy, Dean, College of Pharmacy, KSAU-HS; Dr. Curtis Haas, Director of Pharmacy, University of Rochester Medical Center; Dr. Andrew Donnelly, Director of Pharmacy, University of Illinois Hospital; Dr. Saleh Al Dekhail, Director, Pharmaceutical Care Services, KAMC; Dr. Shmeylan Al Harbi, Associate Dean, Academic and Student Affairs, College of Pharmacy, KSAU-HS

 

The College of Pharmacy, KSAU-HS and the Pharmaceutical Care Services, KAMC recently hosted a delegation of four (4) representatives of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) for a consultative visit:

 

  • Dr. Michael Maddux, Executive Director, American College of Clinical Pharmacy
  • Dr. Sheldon Holstad, Director of Research, American College of Clinical Pharmacy
  • Dr. Andrew Donnelly, Director of Pharmacy, University of Illinois Hospital
  • Dr. Curtis Haas, Director of Pharmacy, University of Rochester Medical Center

 

The visit was in line with the Memorandum of Agreement between the Ministry of National Guard - Health Affairs (MNG-HA) and American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP).

 

From February 1-4, 2016, the consultation team visited various sites of KAMC and KSAU-HS and met with their respective administrators to:

  • Assess and make recommendations for achieving state-of-the-art comprehensive clinical pharmacy services
  • Explore opportunities  for establishing a core of research and scholarly expertise
  • Determine the current progress of the operational recommendations provided during the ACCP consultative visit last 2012
  • Assure that planned clinical and operational improvements are consistent and in alignment with current MNG-HA transformational efforts towards excellence in patient care, education and research
  • Establish research collaboration between COP and KAIMRC

Prof. John Murphy Visit for 2015-2016

From L-R: Dr. Shmeylan Al Harbi, Associate Dean, Academic and Student Affairs, College of Pharmacy, KSAU-HS; Prof. John Murphy, Interim Dean, University of Arizona, College of Pharmacy; Dr. Abdulkareem Al Bekairy, Dean, College of Pharmacy, KSAU-HS.

 

Because of his proven track record and excellent knowledge and experience, we brought back Prof. John Murphy, Interim Dean, University of Arizona to teach Pharmacogenetics / Pharmacogenomics (PHCS-407) to our Professional Year 2 students for Second Semester, AY 2015-2016.

 

Prof. Murphy also delivered a presentation entitled” “How to write a student research proposal and an Overview of student research: from proposal to publication” to our faculty members as part of the Faculty Enhancement Program of the College of Pharmacy.

Acute Care ISMP Med Safety Alert - V21 I1 - 14Jan.2016

Link to ISMP Medication Safety Alert Volume21 Issue1 - 14Jan.2016

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Special Announcements

 

ISMP webinar

Please join us for our first webinar of 2016,Measuring Risk with Medications In Your Organization: Using the Right Data to Identify Risk, on January 27. Medications are the most common interventions used to treat medical conditions. However, adverse drug events can result in injuries leading to patient harm. While we strive to build reliable processes and prevent patient harm, how can we be sure we are successful? This webinar will introduce a variety of methods available to measure medication safety within your organization. For more information and to register, please visit: www.ismp.org/sc?id=349. 

 

1-week “ROTATION” at ISMP 

We have room for a few more participants in our weeklong ISMP Practitioner in Residence Program from February 29 to March 4, 2016, at ISMP’s office in suburban Philadelphia, PA. The rigorous program provides healthcare professionals who have medication safety responsibilities with a unique opportunity to work closely with ISMP staff using our proprietary conceptual model for identifying and controlling medication risks. This can help organizations develop a comprehensive strategic plan for medication safety. For details, visit: www.ismp.org/consult/practitioner.asp.

 

Two ISMP Fellowships available
ISMP is now accepting applications for two 2016-2017 yearlong Fellowships. For details, please see page 6 of the newsletter or visit our website at: www.ismp.org/ profdevelopment/, or send an email to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Health Specialties Program 2016

On 28 January 2016, Thursday, the College of Pharmacy, KSAU-HS will be conducting "THE HEALTH SPECIALTIES PROGRAM" for Health Specialists to be held in Large Auditorium, Ground Floor, College of Public Health & Health Informatics.

 

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