Opportunities for Pharmacists and Student Pharmacists to Provide Clinical Preventive Services
Pharmacists and student pharmacists can play an important role in providing clinical preventive services as specified by the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). The USPSTF guidelines provide evidence-based recommendations about clinical preventive services for the general population. The purpose of this paper is to provide information to pharmacists and student pharmacists developing and implementing preventive health care services. Examples of successful pharmacy-based programs are also provided. Pharmacists and student pharmacists can provide preventive health care interventions by conducting screenings, providing education, and making referrals.
DiPietro Mager NA, Bright DR, Murphy BL, et al. Opportunities for Pharmacists and Student Pharmacists to Provide Clinical Preventive Services. Inov Pharm. 2017;8(1): Article 11. http://pubs.lib.umn.edu/innovations/vol8/iss1/11