Partnering with pharmacists to provide preconception care
Learning Areas:Clinical medicine applied in public health
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Other professions or practice related to public health
Provision of health care to the public
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Discuss why pharmacists are well-suited to impact public health priorities, including the improvement of pregnancy outcomes Explain the need for an interdisciplinary approach to preconception care Describe opportunities to collaborate with pharmacists to provide preconception care
Keyword(s): Maternal and Child Health, Pharmacists
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, a MPH-Epidemiology degree, and completed a fellowship in women's health. I have conducted research in pharmacist roles in preconception care since 1998. I am currently a faculty member at a college of pharmacy where I teach women's health, contraception, and preconception care and conduct research in this area. I have had multiple peer-reviewed publications, presentations, and invited lectures on the topic of roles for pharmacists in preconception care.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.