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How automation changed medication distribution

The invention of automated dispensing cabinets (ADC) changed medical distribution systems drastically. Pharmacists Chou evaluates the impact of ADC, and how it is used in conjunction with increased supervision to …

The patient prescription system and unit dose system

The patient prescription system is another distribution system developed before 1960s. Pharmacist Chou will explain the differences between the floor stock and the patient prescription systems, and how computerization has …

The floor stock system

The floor stock system is one of the oldest medication distribution systems still in use today. Pharmacist Chou will first explain the floor stock system in detail and weigh its …

Drug packaging and labelling

Drug labels, packaging, and activity conclusion. Ms Chou briefly explains the design rationale behind drug bags and labels. Depending on the distribution system, the information on drug packaging may vary …

Communication channels of patient education

Please take some time to review this article, Nurses’ attitudes and behaviors on patient medication education., published in Pharmacy Practice, 2017. We would like you to focus on Abstract, Discussion …

Pharmacy informatics education

Please take some time to read this article, An Approach for All in Pharmacy Informatics Education, published in the American Journal of Pharmacy Education in 2017. The article briefly explained …

JCI accreditation

Please take some time to read this article, The value of JCI Accreditation JCI is often viewed as the international gold standard of hospital accreditation. Below is a short introduction …

Barcode-associated medication administration

Please take some time to read this article, Effect of Barcode-assisted Medication Administration on Emergency Department Medication Errors We have learnt the importance of barcode-assisted medication administration. It significantly reduces …

Course series

Welcome! Based on Good Pharmacy Practice (GPP) recommendations pronounced by World Health Organisation, TMU has built Good Pharmacy Practice course series. This series provides pharmacists with the essential knowledge to …