bullet_r.gif (927 bytes) Mission:
To provide pharmaceutical care through responsible provision of drug therapy for the purpose of achieving definite outcomes that improve the clients quality of life.

bullet_r.gif (927 bytes) Publications:
Topics in Pharmacology and Psychiatry (published quarterly)
Drug Formulary - pocket-size with extensive reference tables

bullet_r.gif (927 bytes) University Affiliations:
University of Georgia- B.S. & Doctor of Pharmacy
Mercer University - Doctor of Pharmacy
Mercer University School of Medicine - Doctor of Medicine

bullet_r.gif (927 bytes) Drug Research Services:
The pharmacy in responsible for the distribution and control of all research medications at the hospital. 

bullet_r.gif (927 bytes) Clinical Care Services:
Drug Regimen Reviews
Medication Counseling
Therapeutic Interventions
Client Care Committees - Practice/Staff Development/Executive
Behavior Management Process

bullet_r.gif (927 bytes) Performance Improvement Activities:
Medicine room & pharmacy inspections
Process Improvement Teams 
Adverse Drug Reactions
Medication Error Monitoring

bullet_r.gif (927 bytes) Distribution Services:
Acute Care Hospital
In-patient Dispensing
Manufacturing and repackaging
Pharmacy Pick-up & Delivery Schedule

bullet_r.gif (927 bytes) Staff Development: Actively participate in the planning and development of the National Conference for Psychiatric Practitioners. Opportunities for continuing education courses are provided to licensed personnel and are certified for ACPE credits. Quarterly training is provided for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, nursing staff, and other pharmacy staff members. Offer Continuing Education credits for certified pharmacy technicians.  Pharmacists provide CSH staff drug information training on a regular basis.

  bullet_r.gif (927 bytes) Authorized File:
Developed and maintained for each pharmacist.
Kept in the Central Pharmacy.
Includes: Pharmacist's experience; Copy of State Pharmacy License Certification; Statement from each pharmacist certifying agreement to abide by Pharmacy By-Laws, Policies, and Procedures of the Pharmacy and the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy Code of Professional Conduct; and Certification of continuing education.

For further information

Dr. Phyllis M. Parks-Veal at 478-445-4043