The First Arabian Drug Information Center (FADIC), A New Vision of Clinical Pharmacy Education and Training

Rasha Abdelsalam Elshenawy, Heba-t-Allah Matar

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Abstract

The past decades have witnessed a great advancement in the field of clinical pharmacy education and training. Despite being a well-established service long ago in the developed countries, Drug information centers are beginning to emerge as a new service in the Middle East and Arabic countries. Launched in October, 2014, FADIC combined the idea of drug information centers with the flexibility of Internet-based services. Definition of Service: FADIC is an online drug information center, available in both Arabic and English language. All the team members are board certified pharmacotherapy specialists (BCPS). It aims at improving the quality of medication use practice and increasing healthcare awareness. As FADIC offers a variety of online training, it holds online conferences to help pharmacists stay updated with the latest in clinical practice. One of the essential programs provided by FADIC is the “Drug Information program and workshop”, with four successful runs so far. All FADIC team is available to answer any inquiries, providing evidence-based recommendations.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 4 Oct 2016
EventAmerican College of Clinical Pharmacology Annual Meeting 2016: Clinical Pharmacology: Discovery & Application in the Era of Precision Medicine - Florida, United States
Duration: 25 Sept 201627 Sept 2016
https://accp1.org/Members/ACCP1/Events/Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=2016AM

Conference

ConferenceAmerican College of Clinical Pharmacology Annual Meeting 2016
Abbreviated titleACCP 2016 Annual Meeting
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityFlorida
Period25/09/1627/09/16
Internet address

Keywords

  • Clinical pharmacy
  • Clinical Pharmacy Information Systems/organization & administration
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacist role
  • pharmacy
  • pharmacy practice
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • pharmacy profession
  • Pharmaceutical Preparations
  • pharmacology
  • vision
  • pharmacy development
  • pharmacy education
  • Pharmacy teaching and learning
  • pharmacy student

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