The Pharmacy Leadership Team (PLT), consisting of the Director, Pharmaceutical Services, Manager, Pharmacy Operations and Advanced Practice Pharmacists provides strategic leadership to the pharmacy department and maintains critical internal and external linkages. The organizational structure of the department includes members of PLT, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and one administrative support staff. Drug Information/Drug Utilization Pharmacist and Medication Safety Pharmacist are specialist positions critical to the functioning of the department.
The department is located on two sites; one site is located at Queen and Ossington and the other is located at College and Spadina. Core services incorporate the key components of pharmacy operations and direct patient care, while fulfilling the department’s academic and research mandates. The major components of service include 1) contemporary medication management, 2) direct patient care activities, 3) education and 4) research.
- Medication management
processes include in-patient drug distribution, out-patient drug distribution,
research medication management and pharmaceutical purchasing and inventory
Direct patient care
activities are centered on the role of the pharmacists who, as part of the care
team, attend rounds, conduct medication teaching groups, monitor drug therapy,
provide medication counseling to patients and provide full pharmaceutical care
as required and, in so doing, take responsibility for identifying and resolving
drug-related problems. These activities include medication reconciliation in
all in-patient care areas, as well as, involvement with metabolic health
include lecturing at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, and serving as a
training site for pharmacy students, residents and pharmacy technician
include pharmacy practice research, graduate student supervision and research
Providing leadership in pharmaceutical care, prevention
and health promotion, education and research.
- Providing client-centered
pharmaceutical care as a strategy designed to optimize therapeutic and
quality of life outcomes.
- Promoting safe medication
practices consistent with best practices, meeting or exceeding professional
standards of practice.
- Committing to a philosophy
of life-long learning and on-going development.
- Providing educational training
opportunities for all pharmacy related professions.
- Actively generating clinical and
practice-based research in mental health and addictions.
- Serving as a source of drug
information, consultation and education within CAMH and the outside community.
respect and diversity
COMPLETING ROTATIONS at CAMH
CAMH provides opportunities for rotations in
both Direct Patient Care (DPC) and Non-Direct Patient Care (NDPC) domains.
Rotations may take place at either 1001 Queen Street West or 250 College
Depending on preceptor availability, students
can complete rotation(s) in the following areas:
DIRECT PATIENT CARE (DPC) ROTATIONS
- Geriatric Psychiatry
- Early Psychosis
- Women's Inpatient
Child, Youth and Family
- Emergency Assessment Unit
NON-DIRECT PATIENT CARE (NDPC) ROTATIONS
- Administrative Management
- Drug/Medical Information
- Drug Use Evaluation
- Medication Safety
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