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Specialist antimicrobial pharmacist

In this video the pharmacist explains her OPAT role.

The specialist antimicrobial pharmacist (AMP) is a core member of the OPAT team being involved in patient screening and providing pharmaceutical care for those patients who enter the OPAT programme.

Within the team the AMP advises on antimicrobial choice and delivery device selection, dosing regimen advice, therapeutic drug monitoring and potential drug interactions. In some services antimicrobial pharmacists will be independent prescribers and may also have extended roles in clinical assessment.

In this video Fiona Robb explains her role.

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OPAT: Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy

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