This product is no longer being sold. NOW AVAILABLE only as an online competency resource: Click here to learn more about ASHP’s Pharmacy Competency Assessment Center (PCAC) for institutions.
Page Count: 768
Since its original publication, Competence Assessment Tools for Health-System Pharmacies has continued to meet the changing needs of pharmacy directors and their staff. The fifth edition is a necessary addition to every pharmacy’s resources. This edition has many changes and updates to meet current guidelines and new standards.
Since its original publication, Competence Assessment Tools for Health-System Pharmacies has continued to meet the changing needs of pharmacy directors and their staff. Designed as a complete human resource competence assessment program, this benchmark resource ensures pharmacy compliance with the competence assessment standards of The Joint Commission, other accrediting organizations, and the CMS Conditions of Participation.
Newly updated and expanded, Competence Assessment Tools for Health-System Pharmacies provides practical tools to assess and document an employee’s ability to perform assigned duties and meet the human resource requirements of CMS, The Joint Commission, and other accrediting organizations. Save time and increase efficiency with this essential tool that supplements and reinforces staff knowledge in key competency areas.
New to the fifth edition:
Lee B. Murdaugh, RPh, PhD
Lee B. Murdaugh is Director, Accreditation and Medication Safety, Cardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions, in Knoxville, TN. She received a Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy and a Doctorate in Drug and Materials Toxicology from the University of Tennessee. While pursuing her PhD, she was a Fellow of the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education. She also completed a traineeship in acute care anticoagulation at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital and certification in asthma patient care at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Murdaugh has over 27 years of experience in the healthcare industry and in assisting more than 1000 hospitals in preparation for regulatory and accreditation surveys. Prior to joining Cardinal Health, she served as the Director of Pharmacy in a 535-bed tertiary care hospital.
Dr. Murdaugh's practice interests are in the areas of medication safety, accreditation, regulatory compliance, and competence assessment. She is an author and contributing author to several ASHP publications and has also published in professional journals such as Hospital Pharmacy. She is a frequent speaker to national and state pharmacy professional organizations on accreditation, regulatory, medication safety, competence assessment, and other related topics.
Angela K. Gomez, MS, PhD, BCBE, is Manager, Learning Services and Continuing Education Programs, Innovative Delivery Solutions, Cardinal Health.