Wednesday 5 September 2018

D12 Finding the humanitarian face of pharmacy

Alsh
The role of pharmacists in humanitarian causes and natural disasters is continuing to evolve as organisers and policymakers understand the value that pharmacists bring to those various events. In some cases, pharmacists ...
D - Targeting special interests
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SIG1 Regulatory Sciences and You – What FIP is doing to support regulatory innovation

ED4 Women in Pharmacy Forum: Equity Rx

Gala (Clyde)
Achieving gender equity and overcoming gender-based challenges across the pharmacy and health workforce is needed to achieve universal health coverage through access to safe and effective medicines and health services ...
ED - FIP Education
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A4 Breakthroughs in pharmaceutical nanotechnology for oral delivery of anticancer drugs

Armadillo
Oral delivery of anticancer drugs has been an important topic of research for a decade. Unfortunately, most of the anticancer drugs, either old or novel, with high therapeutic efficacy, do not realise their full ...
A - From bench to bedside: advancing pharmaceutical care
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C7 End-of-life communication and ethical decision-making

Boisdale
Pharmacists as healthcare providers are, on occasion, confronted with the need to communicate with patients who are approaching end of life. There are challenges and issues that pharmacists need to reflect on and act ...
C - Empowered for health
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D5 Better outcomes for hepatitis C patients in your community

Alsh
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) affects approximately 150 million people globally, however, many are unaware of the fact that an acute HCV infection is usually asymptomatic. This results in the unintentional spread of the virus ...
D - Targeting special interests
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D6 Putting health logistics into clinical pharmacy

Carron
While the pharmacy practitioner is taught about the safe and effective use of medicines and their side effects, there is relatively no instruction on logistics as a part of their structured pharmacy training. However, ...
D - Targeting special interests
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D13 Professional regulation in a globalised environment – Challenges and opportunities

Lomond Auditorium
D - Targeting special interests
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ED5 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Forum

Gala (Clyde)
This Forum will aim to gather agencies or organisations or agencies responsible for continuing professional development (CPD) of pharmacists in your country.  Some of the objectives of these meetings are to: ...
AP - Additional Programme
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A5 Improving pharmacy research: Spotlight on research design, methods and dissemination

Armadillo
Pharmacists are frequently engaged in quality-improvement activities and pharmacy practice research. Just as sharing the results of clinical research is an obligation of clinical investigators, pharmacists producing ...
A - From bench to bedside: advancing pharmaceutical care
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C8 The Model of Improvement: How can your practice benefit?

Boisdale
Pharmaceutical care and quality assurance have been the backbone of the development of community pharmacies for the past 35 years. We all agree that the responsibility for patient outcomes based on the implementation of ...
C - Empowered for health
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D7 From theriaca to pharmacogenetic medicines: Pharmacy history

Lomond Auditorium
Tomorrow’s drugs are the children of yesterday’s drugs. It is important for pharmacists to know how their profession has evolved. The history of drugs is exciting and allows you to go further and further into ...
D - Targeting special interests
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D19 SIGN Session 3 – Sharing Ideas in a Global Network: Advancing pharmacists’ services and competence development

Alsh
FIP member organisations will present their best initiatives and challenges. Presentations will include the winning projects of the FIP Health Promotion Campaign Award and the FIP Pharmacy Practice Improvement Award.
D - Targeting special interests
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ED1 IT Platforms Forum

Dochart 2
Explore some of the key issues, challenges and benefits of using technology in the classroom and the effects of digital innovation through roundtable discussions.
ED - FIP Education
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ED7 Advanced Practice and Specialisation (WDG4) Forum (formerly Pharmaceutical Workforce Development Goals (PWDG) Evaluation Forum)

Dochart 1
One of the main barriers to progressing advanced practice and specialization of pharmacy around the world is the lack of universal understanding of basic terminology and their definitions. Join us to discuss advanced ...
ED - FIP Education
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ED8 Inter-professional Education (IPE) Forum

Gala (Clyde)
Discuss inter-professional education (IPE) and network with other colleagues who have an interest in this area.
ED - FIP Education
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The iQuiva (IMS Quintiles) presentation by Per Troein

Forth (Clyde)
SEC - Section meeting
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MEPS Business meeting

Carron
SEC - Section meeting
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A6 Our emerging role in point-of-care testing

Armadillo
Point-of-care testing (POCT) is defined as laboratory testing conducted at or near the site of patient care. While some POCT has been conducted for decades (e.g., blood glucose testing for diabetics), recent ...
A - From bench to bedside: advancing pharmaceutical care
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B6 Minimising medicines misuse and abuse

Lomond Auditorium
Misuse and abuse of medicines are a growing public health concern worldwide. Pharmacists are ideal healthcare professionals to mitigate the risks due to their detailed knowledge, skills and competence in medicines ...
B - Partners in health
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B7 Breaking down barriers to patient access – How to bring stakeholders together

Alsh
There are several barriers to effective access to medicines across the pathway from drug development through regulatory approval to initial treatment and proper patient management. The nature of those barriers differs ...
B - Partners in health
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C9 Professional recognition and credentialing for transforming pharmaceutical care

Boisdale
This session will share models, systems and resources for themes involving professional recognition and credentialing to transform pharmaceutical care. For pharmacists to be fit for practice, they need to engage with ...
C - Empowered for health
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D8 Supply chain solutions to strengthen emergency and disaster response

Carron
This session will focus on innovations and best practices in the pharmaceutical supply chain to consistently ensure availability of safe, effective and quality essential medicines during emergencies. It will provide ...
D - Targeting special interests
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YPG Business meeting

Dochart 1
SEC - Section meeting
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