Format
ISSUP Webinar
Publication Date
Original Language

English

Country
United Arab Emirates

Pharmacy Automation in Rehabilitation Centres


ISSUP UAE presents its webinar on Pharmacy Automation in Rehabilitation Centres.

Explore the impact of technology and automation on integrated patient care and safety in the context of rehabilitation. Throughout the program, participants will gain insight into:

  1. Understanding the diverse options and types of technology pertinent to pharmacy operations within a rehabilitation setting.
  2. Recognising the pivotal role that pharmacy plays in rehabilitation, and appreciating how automation enables Substance Use Professionals to focus on key clinical tasks.
  3. Enabling the audience, including ISSUP members, to promote increased awareness surrounding the integration of technology in pharmacy operations within rehabilitation settings. 

The main elements that will be covered in the webinar:

  • Improving patient safety, which is always the key focus in a healthcare setting.
  • The technology era in hospital pharmacy automation.
  • The types and options of hospital pharmacy automation.
  • The impact of introducing technology on staff, patient care, and clinical outcomes.
  • The impact on patient and medication safety by using technology.

Intended audience:    

  • Physician; Nursing, Pharmacists. Allied health

Presenter:

Dr. Mohammad Tashtoush Rph, Msc.
Manager of Pharmacy Section- National Rehabilitation Centre -Abu Dhabi - UAE

Mohammad has over 23 years of experience in hospital pharmacy practices. He commenced his career at King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Jeddah, where he was selected as a champion for medication safety, medication error reporting, and the management of cod boxes (crash cart medications).

Previously, Mohammad held leadership roles in various hospitals, including leading the Pharmacy Department at University Hospital in Sharjah and heading the Pharmacy departments at Tawam and Al Ain hospitals in the Al Ain Region. Notably, he founded the Clinic-Based Pharmacist Model and oversaw its implementation at the Behavioral Science Institute in Al Ain Hospital.

Mohammad played a key role in planning and commissioning the pharmacy department at the new Al Ain Hospital (Sheikh Tahnon Medical City), introducing full automation pharmacy solutions for both outpatient and inpatient pharmacy services. His efforts earned the hospital the Distinguished Pharmacy Health Award in Dubai in January 2017. Earlier, he served as the Medication Safety Supervisor and Quality Coordinator at the Pharmaceutical Institute from January 2011, also chairing the SEHA Medication Safety Committee in the Abu Dhabi Health Service Company.

Moderator:

Dr. Ibrahim Khafagy 

Ibrahim Khafagy is currently a Pharmacotherapy Specialist at the National Rehabilitation Centre (NRC) in the UAE. Previously, he served as the lead pharmacist at Al Ain Hospital, responsible for providing Medication Therapy Management services to the mental health services section. With over 15 years of experience in various hospital pharmacy settings, he is Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy (BCPS) and Medication Therapy Management (BCMTM). Additionally, he holds certification as a professional in healthcare quality (CPHQ). He is also a graduate of the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research (PPCR) program by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
 


Webinars and online events delivered and hosted by the International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP) are provided for informational purposes only. They are educational in nature and do not constitute medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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