Medicines Information Skills for Pharmacists [1]
May 22-24, 2017

Time: 4.00 pm – 8.00 pm
Technical Support Admin Lab; lab No. 3, Health Sciences Center, KU

The Kuwait Medicines Information Centre (KU-MIC), at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Kuwait University, in collaboration with the Kuwait Pharmaceutical Association (KuPha) are pleased to offer this workshop to introduce pharmacists to basic medicine information skills. Interactive teaching techniques will be used to develop practical medicine information skills and basic literature evaluation skills to aid pharmacists in making decisions as part of a healthcare team with the ultimate goal of enhancing patient care and improving patient outcomes.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the role of a medicines information pharmacist in a medical center setting.
  2. Demonstrate a systematic approach to dealing with medicines information enquiries to enable optimal recording, categorizing and prioritizing of requests.
  3. Develop an awareness of the different types of drug information sources (primary, secondary, and tertiary) and formulate answers to medicines information requests.
  4. Communicate clinical information accurately and concisely.
  5. Provide basic critical appraisal skills & knowledge to allow appropriate and efficient information acquisition and evaluation of drug literature.
  6. Understand the importance of quality assurance in medicines information centers.

Faculty Instructors:

Dr. Dalal Al-Taweel, PhD; Ph. Asmaa Al-Haqan, MSc; Ph. Shaimaa Abdel-Meguid, MSc

Kuwait Medicines Information Centre, Faculty of Pharmacy, Kuwait University

  • Registration starts from 30th April 2017 to 15th May 2017 or until seats are filled.
  • Registration fees: 50 KD/person.
  • To avoid automatic cancellation, payments are due within 48 hours of the registration.

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