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Pharmacy

Greensboro AHEC serves practicing pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, undergraduate and graduate pharmacy students, residents and fellows, medical residents, physician extenders and physicians.

  • Provides continuing pharmacy education activities through multidisciplinary conferences and the End of the Year Update
  • Provides disease state management certificate mini-traineeships for pharmacists looking to advance their practices
  • Provides pharmacy store, drug representative and employment listings to constituents
  • Identifies and monitors pharmacist training sites and faculty provides direct preceptorship
  • Advances pharmacy practice by providing clinical pharmacy services (drug therapy management and direct patient care consultation) in the neonatal intensive care, family medicine, and specialty clinics throughout the area with concurrent research performed

Research projects include drug assays, educational effectiveness, therapeutic effectiveness, and pharmacoeconomics. Research is submitted for publication in major medical and pharmacy journals. Over 100 research projects have been published through this office since 1979. Measurable results are used to improve performance and facilitate communication of goals and objectives to evaluate and improve our curriculum and instructional methodology.

GAHEC Pharmacist faculty is also faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Eshelman School of Pharmacy. They have all participated in national educational programs and in professional processes, including board certification to demonstrate pharmacotherapy expertise. Pharmacists faculty are nationally renowned and available to contract with physician groups for formulary issues, evaluate individual drugs, provide drug class reviews and create therapeutic algorithms based on national guidelines.

Partners

  • The University of North Carolina educational system
  • North Carolina Center for Pharmaceutical Care
  • North Carolina Association of Pharmacists
  • Physician and Pharmacy Practices in an eight-county region
  • Corporations and Industry Representatives
  • Health care systems in the local area

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