Martie Fankhauser MS Pharm, FASHP, BCPP

Specialty in Neuropsychiatric Disorders and Psychopharmacology

Clinical Pharmacist's Training and Responsibilities Include:

  • Performing a patient assessment of medication-related factors
  • Reviewing and recommending laboratory tests necessary for monitoring outcomes of medication therapy and healthcare (e.g., clinical pharmacokinetic monitoring to maximize drug efficacy and minimize toxic effects)
  • Interpreting information related to medication effectiveness and safety
  • Assessing drug-drug and drug-food interactions
  • Recommending and interpreting pharmacogenomic testing
  • Recommending changes in medication therapy (e.g., initiating, modifying, or discontinuing therapy)
  • Providing information, education, and counseling regarding medication-related issues and healthcare
  • Identifying problems with compliance to medication therapy
  • Communicating with other healthcare providers regarding the patient's care
  • Participating in multidisciplinary reviews of a patient's progress
  • Providing health education and continuing education services on the safe and effective use of medications and other health-related topics (e.g., tobacco cessation, exercise, and healthy nutrition)

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