I am a Pharmacist

pharmacist

Current Role of Pharmacist in CHAP Communities

  • Communicate and collaborate with local CHAP coordinators on process of CHAP Sessions
  • Communicate with selected participants to assess for simple drug-related problems preventing control of hypertension
  • Conduct a MedsCheck assessment

 Pharmacists possess knowledge and skills essential to CHAP

  • Knowledge of current Canadian Guidelines for management of hypertension
  • Able to conduct a medication history to identify simple drug-related problems
  • Able to assess medication compliance and suggest solutions to improve compliance
  • Knowledge of medications that can elevate blood pressure or interact with blood pressure medications
  • Able to provide individualized patient counseling regarding blood pressure medications