1. Why are certain over the counter medicines behind the pharmacy counter or locked?
2. What are some of the things a pharmacist wishes a provider never told their patients?
3. What is a prior authorization?
4. How can we make it easier for a patient to get his/her medication if the one we prescribed is not covered by the insurance company?
5. If I write “substitute” on the hard copy, what can you change it to?
6. What does “brand medically necessary” mean?
7. Can a pharmacist change a medication without talking to the prescriber?
8. If an ARNP works with a doctor who’s allowed to prescribe controlled medications and signs a controlled script for a patient, will you be able to fill this medication?
9. What type of medications cannot be called in or faxed in to the pharmacy?
10. What haven’t I asked you that I should have?
In addition to conducting the interview, you will complete an analysis of the interview. The analysis must link what you learned in the interview with your previous beliefs about what pharmacists do and what are some of the practices you will adopt to have an excellent working relationship with the pharmacist that will ensure a successful treatment for your patients.
Must include 5 current (2010-2015) peer reviewed citations/references.