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FIP Development Goal 14: Medicines expertise

 

 FIP Development Goal 14 Workforce Element


FIP Development Goal 14 [w]

 

                                                                                                                                                              

Globally, we will have:

Strategies and systems in place to prepare and train a workforce that can deliver quality medicines expertise. 

Mechanisms

  • Ensure academic capacity (FIP Development Goal 1 [w]) to deliver education and training to enhance medicines expertise in initial education.

  • Incorporate expert information and advice provision skills in early career training strategy (FIP Development Goal 2 [w]) and continuing professional development strategies (FIP Development Goal 9).  

  • Utilise advanced and specialist development systems and frameworks (FIP Development Goal 4 [w]) to develop medicines expertise as an advanced or specialist area for the workforce, in addition to being embedded within leadership development programmes (FIP Development Goal 6 [w]).

  • Incorporate medicines expertise competencies and skills in competency development frameworks for pharmacy (FIP Development Goal 5 [w]).

 

FIP Development Goal 14 Practice Element


FIP Development Goal 14 [p]

 

                                                                                                                                                                                    

Globally, we will have:

Strategies and systems in place on pharmaceutical expert information and advice provision to patients, formal and informal caregivers, health care professionals and relevant agencies and stakeholders.

Mechanisms

  • Provide medicines and medical devices expertise and advice to patients, formal and informal caregivers, health care professionals and relevant agencies and stakeholders to inform policymaking, clinical decision-making and prescribing practices, individual health care options and other medicines- or medical-devices-related decisions.

  • Empower patients, formal and informal caregivers, and communities by increasing health literacy towards better care and self-care.

  • Utilise appropriate communication and counselling pathways and skills to provide quality and appropriate information, taking into considerations cultural and language factors and other specific care needs (e.g. people with functional diversity, migrant and refugee populations, etc).

  • Utilise formal resources including formularies and medicines information management systems to convey objective, evidence-based and systematically organised information about medicines and medical devices to support pharmacy practice and service delivery, as well as the practice of other healthcare professionals.

 

FIP Development Goal 14 Science Element 


FIP Development Goal 14 [s]

 

                                             

Globally, we will have:

Encourage provision of science-based information on medicines.

Mechanisms

  • Promote responsible use of medicines by mobilising medicines expertise.

  • Implement high-value cognitive services to review and optimise medicines use.



Find out more about the 21 FIP Development Goals for transforming global pharmacy here.
Last update 16 September 2020

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