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Pharmacist vaccinators and patient safety: FIP DG 19 Patient Safety
In this episode – “Pharmacist Vaccinators and Patient Safety” – is an interview format that focuses on the FIP Development Goal 19: Patient Safety from the perspective of vaccination by a pharmacist. The role of pharmacists in delivering safe vaccinations; participation in vaccination monitoring and adverse event reporting, and the role of improving vaccination rates as a method of reducing overall harm caused by preventable disease.
About the Series: The second of three series is composed of 8 episodes that focus on The FIP Development Goals from the perspective of vaccination. The new FIP Development Goals and the agenda of improving vaccination worldwide come together in this series of interviews that outline how pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists will deliver on the promise of improved vaccination rates worldwide.
Series 2 will identify the alignment of the goal of improved vaccination rates worldwide through the use of the pharmacist workforce with the FIP Development Goals.
To understand the impact of FIP Development Goal 19: Patient Safety in the Transformation of Vaccination Globally and Regionally
Lars-Åke Söderlund, Executive Advisor, Apoteket AB - Sweden
Ramesh Walpola, Lecturer, School of Population Health, UNSW Sydney - Australia
John Hertig, Associate Professor, Butler University - USA
Ema Paulino, Professional Secretary, International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) - Portugal
Alpana Mair, Head of Prescribing and Therapeutics for Scottish Government, coordinating delivery of Governments work programme and advising Ministers on Quality, safety and effectiveness of Prescribing, Scottish Government - UK