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Sykesville, Maryland, 21784, United States
Posted:
May 16, 2018

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Saba Mahdavi, Pharm.D.

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Saba Mahdavi

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Westminster, MD 21157

Phone: (561) ***-****

E-mail: ac5hh8@r.postjobfree.com

E-mail: ac5hh8@r.postjobfree.com

Education and Experience

2017-2018 Pharmacy Residency- Postgraduate Year 1, Carroll Hospital, Westminster, Maryland

2013-2017 Doctor of Pharmacy, Nova Southeastern University, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

2010-2013 Pharmacy pre-requisites, Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, Arizona Pharmacy pre-requisites, Rio Salado College, Phoenix, Arizona Licensure and Certification

2017-2018 Teaching Certificate Program, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland October 2017 USP 797, Carroll Hospital, Westminster, Maryland April 2017 Immunization Administration Training for Pharmacists, Drug Store News, Nova Southeastern University, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida August 2017 Pharmacist, License #: PS25197, Maryland Board of Pharmacy 2014 and 2016 Blood-borne Pathogens, Pharmacist’s Letter, Nova Southeastern University, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

May 2015 Medication Therapy Management Certification, Publix Pharmacy, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

August 2015 Basic Life Support (BLS) with AED, American Heart Association, Nova Southeastern University, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida April 2014 Bone Density Screening Training

October 2013 Pharmacist Intern, Immunizer, License #: PSI31724, Florida Board of Pharmacy September 2013 Institutional Review Board (IRB) Training, Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative, Nova Southeastern University, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida Saba Mahdavi, Pharm.D.

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August 2013 Basic Life Support (BLS) with AED, American Heart Association, Nova Southeastern University, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida August 2013 HIPPAA Certification

November 2012 Level One Tutor, Paradise Valley, Phoenix, Arizona October 2012 Pharmacy Technician, Arizona Board of Pharmacy Honors and Awards

2015-2017 Rho Chi Honor Society, Nova Southeastern University, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Fall 2013-Winter 2016 Nova Southeastern University Dean’s List, Nova Southeastern University, Florida 2010-Present Phi Delta Kappa Honor Society, Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, Arizona

2010-2013 Who’s Who among American Students Honor Society, Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, Arizona

2010-2013 Paradise Valley Community College Honor Society, Phoenix, Arizona Professional Work Experience

2017-2018 Pharmacy Resident, Postgraduate Year 1, Carroll Hospital, Westminster, Maryland

Residency Program Director: Dr. Tamara Kozlowski, Pharm.D. Pharmacy Director: Dr. Lawrence Siegel, Pharm.D.

Role: Participating in multidisciplinary rounds, recommending drug therapies, anticoagulation management, pharmacokinetic monitoring consisting of vancomycin and aminoglycosides, drug utilization reviews, preparing journal clubs, posters, and patient case presentations, presenting at pharmacotherapy rounds, Eastern States Conference, and poster presentation at American Society of Health-system Pharmacists’ Midyear Clinical Meeting, patient counseling, educating other healthcare professionals, participating in teaching certificate program and teaching at University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. March 2018 Guest Instructor, University of Maryland, Shady Grove, MD Ability Lab 3, intravenous admixture, counseling, IM/SQ injections March 2018 Presenter, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD Pharmacotherapy Rounds, Lyme Disease

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November 2017 Guest Instructor, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD General Patient Management, Pathophysiology of Peptic Ulcer Disease and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

October 2017 Guest Instructor, University of Maryland, Shady Grove, MD Ability Lab 3, midterm practicum

September 2017 Guest Instructor, University of Maryland, Shady Grove, MD Ability Lab, intravenous admixture, drug/drug interactions August 2017 Guest Instructor, University of Maryland, Shady Grove, MD Ability Lab 1, intravenous admixture

May 2015-May2017 Pharmacist Intern, Publix Pharmacy, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida Manager: Dr. Anthony Varano, Pharm.D.

Supervisor: Dr. Chad Anson, Pharm.D.

Role: Obtain verbal telephone orders from prescribers, assist pharmacists in counseling patients and inventory management, assist pharmacy technicians in product dispensing, vaccine administration and education Aug 2012-June 2013 Technician Research Associate, Henkel Co., Scottsdale, Arizona Supervisor: Natalie Mast, BS

Role: Develop laundry detergent formulations, prepare detergents for stability tests, and perform stability tests

Feb 2012-May 2013 Tutor, Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, Arizona Supervisor: Dr. Mary Early, PhD

Role: Tutor mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology June 2012-Aug 2012 Biology Laboratory Associate, Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, Arizona

Supervisor: Dr. James Doyle, PhD

Role: Assisted Dr. Doyle in teaching biology laboratory Saba Mahdavi, Pharm.D.

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Research Experience

Aug 2017-Present Effectiveness of a Revised CIWA Protocol, Carroll Hospital, Westminster, Maryland

Co-investigator: Dr. Laura Lehman, Pharm.D., BCPS and Laura Hopper, RN Role: Collect background information for the study, data collection, and data analyzing

Accepted abstract to ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and presented January 2018 Medication Use Evaluation

Piperacillin-Tazobactam Use and de-escalation

Co-investigator: Dr. Jean Lee, Pharm.D., BCPS, ID Specialist Pharmacist Sinai Hospital

April 2017 Pharm.D. Led Medication Adherence Study, Nova Southeastern University, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Principal Investigator: Dr. Genevieve Hale, Pharm.D., BCPS Role: Collect background information for the study, data collection, and data analyzing

Accepted abstract to ACCP Clinical Meeting

Jan 2014-May 2015 Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Effect of Pharmacogenetic/pharmacogenomic Factors on Methotrexate Use in Children, Nova Southeastern University, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida Principal Investigator: Dr. Mohammad Shawaqfeh, Pharm.D. Role: Collect background information for the study, data collection May 2012-Aug 2013 New laundry detergent development, Henkel Co., Scottsdale, Arizona Principal Investigator: Natalie Mast, BS

Role: Assist in developing new laundry detergent formulas and testing for stability of the newly developed formulas

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Publications, Professional Meeting Presentations and Posters December 2017 Effectiveness of a Revised CIWA-driven Protocol. Presented at the American Society of Health-system Pharmacists (ASHP), Orlando, Florida. [Poster] Role: Assist with data collection and analyzing data, develop abstract, and edit poster presentation

October 2017 Improving Medication Adherence with Pharmacist-Led MTM Program. Presented at American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), Phoenix, Arizona.

[Poster]

Role: Assist with data collection and analyzing data, develop abstract, and edit poster presentation

September 2017 Online Teaching, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland. Published at https://eductheory.blogspot.com/. [Blog essay]

Role: Write and edit blog essay

December 2016 Review of Tenofovir/Emtricitabine for HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in Adolescent Patients. Presented at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. [Poster]

Role: Assist with data collection and analyzing data, develop abstract, and edit poster presentation

April 2016 CombiVial, Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. [Poster and manuscript]

Role: Assist with collecting background information, develop a new product, abstract and manuscript, edit and present poster presentation Saba Mahdavi, Pharm.D.

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Pharmacy Practice Residency Experiences

July 217 Patient Care I; Decentralized Pharmacy

Carroll Hospital, Westminster, MD

Preceptor: Dr. Laura Lehman, Pharm.D. BCPS

Responsibilities: Round with medical team, resolve any medication related issues that were discussed at the rounds, recommend medication therapy, provide pharmacokinetic monitoring, and manage anticoagulants. Presentation:

o Patient case: Lyme Disease

o Journal club: Hydrocortisone, Vitamin C, and Thiamine for the Treatment of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock

July 2017-Present Centralized Pharmacy

Carroll Hospital, Westminster, MD

Preceptor: Dr. Katherine Ledbetter, Pharm.D.

Responsibilities: Process orders, provide pharmacokinetic monitoring, supervise pharmacy technicians, and recommend change in medication therapies. July 217-Present Emergency Medicine

Carroll Hospital, Westminster, MD

Preceptor: Dr. Tamara Kozlowski, Pharm.D.

Responsibilities: Process orders, recommend medication therapy, interview the patient and obtain an accurate medication list and allergy profile, review medication histories obtained by pharmacy technicians, prepare TPA for stroke/cardiac arrest, answer drug information questions asked by any health care professional, disease state discussions, counsel patients on new medications such as anticoagulation, create a drug review or monograph, treatment guideline/protocol or a reference tool for staff. Aug 2017-Present Outpatient Anticoagulation Clinic Carroll Hospital, Westminster, MD

Preceptor: Dr. Stacy Ogle, Pharm.D. BCPS

Responsibilities: Interview patients, conduct both initial and follow-up patient visits, gather patient information and obtain PT/INR results, assess and conduct treatment plan, document a visit/progress note in the Electronic Medical Record

(EMR) at each visit.

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September 217 Transition of care

Carroll Hospital, Westminster, MD

Preceptor: Dr. Ashley Wensil, Pharm.D.

Responsibilities: Participate in daily discharge rounds, collect information regarding patient home medication use such as issues with memory impairment or transportation to obtain medications, resolve any medication related issues such as adverse effects, access barriers and adherence issues, review medication histories, recommend medication therapy, follow medication therapy after patients are discharged, provide patient education at the bedside or post-discharge via telephone or face-to-face.

Presentation:

o Patient case: Transition of care pharmacist and pain management

October 2017 Patient Care II; Intermediate Care

Carroll Hospital, Westminster, MD

Preceptor: Dr. Patricia Kokoski, Pharm.D. BCPS

Responsibilities: Round with medical team, recommend medication therapy, provide pharmacokinetic monitoring, manage anticoagulants, write total parenteral nutrition, and provide written answers to drug information questions.

Presentation:

o Patient case: Neutropenic Fever

o Journal Club: Association of Warfarin Use with Lower Overall Cancer Incidence Among Patients Older Than 50 Years November 2017 Patient Care III; Critical Care

December 2017 Carroll Hospital, Westminster, MD

Preceptor: Dr. Laura Lehman, Pharm.D. BCPS

Responsibilities: Round with medical team, collect pertinent information and record pertinent data on a patient monitoring form, conduct medication profile reviews daily, analyze assigned patient-specific profiles, medication administration records, and pertinent clinical data/documentation records daily, identify any issues with medication therapy, actively question orders in real time to determine the appropriateness of drug orders (e. g., indication, dose, route, frequency, rate of administration, drug interactions, compliance, cost, etc.), start patient on a dosing regimen designed to achieve target levels. Determine when levels or other appropriate labs need to be ordered and collect other information from medical record, as applicable, to assess response to therapy and monitor for adverse reactions. Revise regimen as necessary. Ensure factors unique to the critical care patient are identified and addressed and prepare an Saba Mahdavi, Pharm.D.

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evidence-based in-service on assigned topic for pharmacy staff and then re- design in-service on same topic for nursing staff. Presentation:

o Patient case: Sepsis

January 2018 Infectious Diseases

Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Preceptor: Dr. Jean Lee, Pharm.D.

Responsibilities: Collect pertinent information and record the data regarding antimicrobials on a patient monitoring form, conduct medication profile reviews daily, analyze assigned patient-specific profiles, medication administration records, and pertinent clinical data/documentation records daily. Identify any issues with antimicrobial medication therapy, actively question orders in real time to determine the appropriateness of drug orders (e. g., indication, dose, route, frequency, rate of administration, drug interactions, compliance, cost, etc.), start patient on a dosing regimen designed to achieve target levels. Determine when levels or other appropriate labs need to be ordered and collect other information from medical record, as applicable, to assess response to therapy and monitor for adverse reactions. Revise antimicrobial regimen as necessary through reviewing reports specifically designed for antimicrobials. Project: Medication use evaluation:

o Piperacillin-tazobactam utilization

Presentation:

o Patient case: Complicated Urinary Tract Infection February 2018 Infectious Diseases

Carroll Hospital, Northwest Hospital, and outpatient clinic Preceptor: Dr. Summit Bhutani, M.D.

Responsibilities: Round with Dr. Bhutani, ID physician, collect pertinent information and record pertinent data, conduct medication profile reviews, analyze assigned patient-specific profiles, medication administration records, and pertinent clinical data/documentation records daily, identify any issues with medication therapy. Discuss topics regarding various infectious diseases. March 2018 Medication Safety

Carroll Hospital, Westminster, MD

Preceptor: Dr. Maryam D’Allberto, Pharm.D.

Responsibilities: Demonstrate the ability to analyze adverse drug event reports and make recommendations on how to prevent in the future. Review the activities of risk management department, quality department and regulatory department as they pertain to medication safety issues. Saba Mahdavi, Pharm.D.

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Identify ways to enhance the medication use system to minimize the risk of adverse drug event.

Work with pharmacy leadership, nursing, medical and information systems to help improve the medication use process through collaboration, communication and on-going process improvement initiatives. Continually observe, initiate, develop and communicate necessary process improvements in the medication use system to department leadership and hospital quality leadership, Coordinates the collection, analysis and development performance improvement action plans for the medication error and adverse drug reaction reporting programs.

Projects:

o Update REMS medications and policies/procedures

o Review ASHP Best Practices

o Prepare an article for “Medications Matter” newsletter April 2018 Administrative

Carroll Hospital, Westminster, MD

Preceptor: Dr. Lawrence Seigel, Pharm.D., Pharmacy Director Responsibilities: In progress

May-June 2018 Patient Care IV

Carroll Hospital, Westminster, MD

Preceptor: Dr. Laura Lehman, Pharm.D. BCPS

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Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE)

June 2016 Neurology

Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Boca Raton, FL

Preceptor: Dr. Jose Valdes, Pharm.D., BCPS

July 2016 Cardiology, Acute Patient Care

Accountable Care Options, LLC., Boynton, FL

Preceptor: Dr. Genevieve Hale, Pharm.D., BCPS

August 2016 Infectious Diseases

Saint Mary’s Hospital, West Palm Beach, FL

Preceptor: Dr. Nathan Unger, Pharm.D. BCPS

Preceptor: Dr. Olayemi Osiyemi, MD

September 2016 Ambulatory Care

Walgreens Pharmacy, Jupiter, FL

Preceptor: Dr. Frank Gorzynski, Pharm.D.

November 2016 Community Pharmacy Management

CVS Pharmacy, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Preceptor: Dr. Allison Hall, Pharm.D.

October 2016 Inpatient Anticoagulation

Delray Medical Center, Delray Beach, FL

Preceptor: Dr. William Fagan, Pharm.D., Pharmacy Director Preceptor: Dr. Antonia Pasvantis, Pharm.D., Clinical coordinator December 2016 Compounding

Palm Beach Compounding Pharmacy, Jupiter, FL

Preceptor: Dr. David Upson, RPh.

January 2017 Internal Medicine

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, Palm Beach Gardens, FL Preceptor: Dr. John Brisby, Pharm.D.

March 2017 Advanced Community Pharmacy Practice

Publix Pharmacy, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Preceptor: Dr. Margaret Malbaum, Pharm.D.

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Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE)

June-Aug 2014 Community Pharmacy I/II

Publix Pharmacy, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Preceptor: Dr. Anthony Varano, Pharm.D., Pharmacy Manager June-Aug 2015 Pharmacy/Health Systems

Jupiter Medical Center, Jupiter, FL

Preceptor: Dr. Allan Davis, Pharm.D., Pharmacy Director Presentations and Projects

Oral Presentations

May 2018 Eastern States Conference: Effectiveness of a Revised CIWA Protocol Hershey, PA

March 2018 Pharmacotherapy Rounds: Lyme Disease

University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy

March 2018 SMOFlipid Monograph

Northwest Hospital, P&T Meeting

February 2018 Patient Case Presentation: 6 different patients with various infectious diseases Carroll Hospital

January 2018 Medication Use Evaluation; Piperacillin-tazobactam Sinai Hospital

January 2018 Patient Case Presentation, Complicated Urinary Tract Infection Sinai Hospital

January 2018 Journal Club, Predicting Resistance to Piperacillin-Tazobactam, Cefepime and Meropenem in Septic Patients with Bloodstream Infection Due to Gram Negative Bacteria

Sinai Hospital

December 2017 Patient Case Presentation, sepsis

Carroll Hospital

November 2017 Journal Club, Association of Warfarin Use with Lower Overall Cancer Incidence Among Patients Older Than 50 Years

Carroll Hospital

October 2017 Patient Case Presentation, Neutropenic Fever Carroll Hospital

September 2017 Journal Club, Hydrocortisone, Vitamin C, and Thiamine for the Treatment of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock

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Carroll Hospital

September 2017 Patient Case Presentation, Lyme Disease Carroll Hospital

August 2017 Journal Club, The management of intractable hematuria Carroll Hospital

August 2017 Medication Presentation, Vabomere

Carroll Hospital

November 2016 Medication Presentation, Briviact

Medication Presentation, Odefsey

CVS Pharmacy

August 2016 Journal Club, 12 Weeks of Daclatasvir in Combination with Sofosbuvir for HIV- HCV Coinfection (ALLY-2 Study): Efficacy and Safety by HIV Combination Antiretroviral Regimens

Saint Mary’s Medical Center

August 2016 Patient Case, Pyelonephritis and Bacteremia Nova Southeastern University

August 2016 Topic Discussion Video, New hospital acquired and ventilator associated pneumonia guidelines

Nova Southeastern University

August 2016 Topic Discussion Video, Concurrent use of Harvoni and Proton Pump Inhibitors Nova Southeastern University

July 2016 Journal Club, Benazepril plus Amlodipine or Hydrochlorothiazide for Hypertension in High-Risk Patients (ACCOMPLISH Trial) Accountable Care Options, LLC

July 2016 Journal Club, Comparison of carvedilol and metoprolol on clinical outcomes in patients with chronic heart failure in the Carvedilol Or Metoprolol European Trial (COMET): randomized controlled trial

Accountable Care Options, LLC

July 2016 Journal Club, Ticagrelor versus Clopidogrel in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome

Accountable Care Options, LLC

July 2016 Patient Case, Medication Cost and Non-compliance in Patients with Hypertension and Other Comorbidities

Accountable Care Options, LLS

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June 2016 Journal Club, Prehospital Treatment with Levetiracetam Plus Clonazepam or Placebo Plus Clonazepam in Status Epilepticus (SAMUKEPPRA): A Randomized, Double-blind, Phase 3 Trial

Boca Raton Regional Hospital

June 2016 Presented to clinical pharmacists and student pharmacist Topic Discussion Presentation, Bipolar Disorder

Boca Raton Regional Hospital

June 2016 Presented to clinical pharmacists and student pharmacist Patient Case, Manic Disorder

Boca Raton Regional Hospital

June 2016 Drug Information Question, Cerebellar atrophy and Dilantin Boca Raton Regional Hospital

June 2016 Drug Information Question, Keppra and its neuroprotective effects Boca Raton Regional

June 2016 Drug Information Question, Keppra versus Briviact Boca Raton Regional Hospital June 2016

June 2016 Drug Information Question, Zinbryta

Boca Raton Regional Hospital

June 2016 Drug Information Question, Transient global amnesia Boca Raton Regional Hospital

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Written Projects

April 2018 Medication History Evaluation Form

Carroll Hospital Emergency Department

April 2018 C. difficile Infection and updated guidelines review article Lifebridge Health, Medications Matter

March 2018 Review ASHP Best Practices Compliance Report Carroll Hospital

March 2018 Updated REMS medications and procedures Carroll Hospital

March 2018 Drug Information Question: Does nebulizers increase lactic acid? Carroll Hospital

Dr. Laura Lehman, PharmD., BCPS, Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator February 2018 Maximum injectable volumes

Carroll Hospital

January 2018 Monograph-SMOFLipid

Sinai Hospital

December 2017 Drug Information Question: Does metformin increase L-lactate or D-lactate? Can be detected through obtaining arterial blood gas?

Carroll Hospital

Dr. Gullamero Giangreco, MD, Intensivist

August 2016 Infectious Disease Practice Questions

Nova Southeastern University

Dr. Nathan Unger, Clinical Pharmacist

July 2016 Drug Information Question: What is the pathophysiological explanation regarding the efficacy of calcium channel blocker and thiazide diuretic use in African American hypertensive patients?

Accountable Care Options, LLC

Dr. Genevieve Hale, Clinical Pharmacist

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Leadership and Professional Memberships

2016-Present American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Poster presenter and mentor

2015-Present Rho Chi Honor Society

Tutoring, study guide preparation, sample question preparation 2013-Present American College of Clinical Pharmacy Poster presenter

2013-2017 Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy, Student Government Association

2013-2017 Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy, Class Historian 2013-2017 Florida Society of Health-system Pharmacists 2013-2017 American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists 2013-2017 American Society of Clinical Pathology

2015-2016 Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy, Dean’s Ambassador Program

2014-2015 Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy, Mentoring Program Community Services

2018 Carroll Hospital Cardiac Rehab, Q&A

2017 Carroll Hospital, Awareness Day

2015 AHEC/AMSA Florida Medical Mission for Health

2015 Generation Rx, Medication misuse and abuse education 2014 Susan Komen Race for the Cure

2014 Cure for Diabetes Walk

2013 AZO Roadside Cleanup

2013 Heart Walk

2013 Breast Cancer-Walk

2013 Blood Pressure Screening FSHP

2013 Immunization Awareness FSHP

2012 Transcriber for Disabled Students

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Extra-curriculum Activities

2016 Rho Chi Pathophysiology review questions for P1’s 2016 Rho Chi Survival Guide for P1, P2, and P3’s

2015 Rho Chi exam reviews for P1 and P2’s

2014 ASCP meeting for College of Pharmacy accreditation Additional Qualifications

• Pharmacokinetics management

• Pharmacometrics

• Anticoagulation management

• Bilingual- fluent in Persian (Farsi)

• Immunization administration

• Health Screening/Monitoring

o Blood Pressure Monitoring

o Blood Glucose Level Monitoring

o Point-of-care Lipid Panel Screening

o Point-of-care INR check

o Bone Marrow Density Screening



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