08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Pharmacy practitioners, Clinical practitioners (Medical Officers and clinical officers), members of medicines and therapeutics and formulary committees.
By the end of this course, each participant should be able to:
Explain the conceptual basis of rational medicine use
Identify medicine use problems and interventions for promoting rational medicine use
Explore best practices for promoting rational prescribing, dispensing and use by the community and the patient.
Formulate a Medicines and Therapeutic Committee.
Understand the professional ethical standards in RDU.
Conceptual basis of RDU: Essential Medicines & Policy
Identifying medicines use problems
Strategies for promoting rational medicine use -Rational use of antibiotics
Promoting appropriate prescribing and dispensing
Patient use and community education
Professional Ethics in RDU- Handling sales and medical representatives