Guidelines

Overview

Consultant pharmacists are responsible for the provision of pharmaceutical care for the purpose of achieving definite outcomes that improve a patient’s quality of life. Consultant pharmacists practicing in nursing facilities require special knowledge and proficiency concerning the unique patient population, the medication use process, and the nature of the long-term care environment. Consultant pharmacists also possess knowledge and expertise regarding federal and state laws and regulations governing pharmacy services and long-term care; and assist nursing facilities to comply with these regulatory standards.

 

General Qualifications

Consultant Pharmacists
Philosophy
Legal and Ethical Responsibilities