Professional Education

Beaumont utilizes EPIC as their EMR.  Pharmacists verify orders placed via CPOE in EPIC for appropriateness of drug, dose and route as well as screening for allergies and drug-drug interactions.  Pharmacist coordinates drug product selection and formulary utilization.

  • the pharmacy has a full USP <797> clean room for sterile product preparation
  • a chemotherapy sterile preparation area.  
  • select injectable medications are prepared by an IV “robot” from Intellifill
  • decentralized drug distribution is facilitated via Pyxis automated dispensing cabinets located throughout the hospital

Pharmacists provide services to

  • neonatal intensive care unit
  • women and children’s unit
  • operating room and patients in an observation unit

Pharmacists care for patients in critical care areas such as cardiothoracic, medical-surgical, coronary care and neurologic units and cath lab.


Services

Decentralized pharmacists provide clinical pharmacy services including

  • antimicrobial stewardship
    • criteria monitored antibiotics
    • daily review of appropriate dose and indication of broad-spectrum antibioics
  • anticoagulation services
    • consult service for dosing of warfarin and IV direct thrombin inhibitors
    • warfarin patient education
    • daily monitoring for safe use of target-specific systemic anticoagulants
  • pharmacokinetic Services
    • dosing and daily monitoring of vancomycin and aminoglycosides
  • dose adjustments for renal impairment
  • heart failure patient counseling
  • IV to PO program
  • oncology services
    • rounding in 2 outpatient clinics and a dedicated inpatient unit
    • patient education
    • chemotherapy dose review
    • chemotherapy preparation
  • core measure support, including SCIP antibiotic selection, AMI, heart failure, stroke, pneumonia and immunizations
  • investigational drug services


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