Multihospital collaborative orientation program for new pharmacy employees

Woloschuk, Donna M.; Raymond, Colette B.
January 2010
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;1/15/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p118
Academic Journal
The article presents information on the multi-hospital collaborative orientation program in Canada for new pharmacy faculty. Managers of nine hospitals in Winnipeg, Manitoba started the orientation and training program to improve employee retention and to enhance patient safety. Hospital pharmacy overview, medication safety and problem prescriptions and therapeutic drug monitoring were some of the content of group sessions in the pharmacy orientation program.


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