Year 2019

Visit by Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences (CUCMS) Students

posted Oct 22, 2019, 7:22 PM by Muhammad Fikree Ahmad   [ updated Oct 22, 2019, 7:25 PM ]

Thursday, 17th October 2019

   

   

UMMC Pharmacy recently welcomed 20 Year 1 pharmacy students from Faculty of Pharmacy, Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences (CUCMS) for a half-day visit. The main purpose of the educational trip was to provide exposure to the students on the various hospital pharmacy services. The visit mainly consists of a series of sites visitation along with briefing by representatives from the respective pharmacy sections. We hope that the students have immensely benefited from the visit and wish them all the best in their bachelor's degree endeavours.


Pharmacy Orientation, No. 2/2019

posted Oct 21, 2019, 9:29 PM by Muhammad Fikree Ahmad   [ updated Oct 21, 2019, 9:29 PM ]

7, 8 & 10 October 2019

This is the second pharmacy orientation of this year whereby it was mainly for the new pharmacists, provisional-registered pharmacists (PRPs) and the pharmacy diploma students from Pusrawi International College of Medical Sciences (PICOMS).

The three-days orientation which was held on 7, 8 and 10 October 2019, aimed to provide ideas and overviews of the services provided by UMMC Pharmacy Department. Representatives from each section had briefed the participants along with providing quick assessment and instilling take home message for better working and practice in each section.

Hopefully the orientation has sufficiently provided the participants with the principles and groundwork of pharmacy practice and motivated them for continuous learning process along their day-to-day tasks in UMMC Pharmacy Department.

              

              






Model of Good Care Workshop: Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

posted Oct 21, 2019, 8:57 PM by Muhammad Fikree Ahmad   [ updated Oct 21, 2019, 8:58 PM ]

Saturday, 5 October 2019


Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Section has organised their Model of Good Care Workshop on Saturday, 5th October 2019 at Pharmacy Conference Room, Menara Utama. Participants for this workshop were pharmacists and pharmacy assistants involved in the work processes related to this section.

The topics highlighted in the workshop are:
  1. Total parenteral nutrition compounding - work planning; work processes
  2. Cabinets cleaning
  3. Galenical preparations and its uses
  4. A protocol's journey - challenges faced from receiving to dispensing
  5. Biosafety cabinet
  6. Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) - an introduction
  7. Biosimilar biologics
  8. Cytotoxic floor - work planning; work processes
  9. Clinical trials
  10. To err is human
Hopefully the workshop has fruitfully benefited the staffs in better understanding and improving their work processes and performance in daily works.



World Pharmacists Day 2019

posted Oct 21, 2019, 8:04 PM by Muhammad Fikree Ahmad   [ updated Oct 21, 2019, 9:03 PM ]

25 - 27 September 2019

Pharmacy Department of University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) has organised World Pharmacists Day 2019 celebration at the lobby in Women and Children's Health Complex, UMMC with this year's theme "Safe and Effective Medicine for All". The opening ceremony has been successfully officiated by Deputy Director (Professional), Madam Che Zuraini Sulaiman and few booths had been set up with different activities and games to promote the role of pharmacist in ensuring the safety of medicine in health care and strengthening patient's confidence in medication intake. There were also blood pressure and blood glucose screening, health counselling by pharmacists, history of UMMC Pharmacy Department booth, and simulation for extemporaneous preparation using mortar and pestle.


          


           


Message from Director: Congratulations to QIT Team from Pharmacy Department for winning the Gold Award at International Convention on Quality Control Circle (ICQCC) 2019, Tokyo

posted Sep 30, 2019, 6:37 PM by Muhammad Fikree Ahmad   [ updated Sep 30, 2019, 6:38 PM ]





Y.Bhg Dato’/Datin/Tuan/Puan


UCAPAN TAHNIAH DI ATAS PENERIMAAN ANUGERAH EMAS DI INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON QUALITY CONTROL CIRCLE (ICQCC) 2019 DI TOKYO, JEPUN


Perkara di atas adalah dirujuk.


2.    Sukacita dimaklumkan bahawa Projek Penambahbaikan Kualiti (QIT) dari Jabatan Farmasi bertajuk "Re-Engineering The Workflow at The Outpatient Pharmacy Due To Inconsistent Achievement of Objective Quality" telah meraih Anugerah Emas di International Convention on Quality Control Circle (ICQCC) 2019 di Tokyo, Jepun yang berlangsung dari 23 hingga 26 September 2019.


3.    Pasukan QIT tersebut yang dikenali sebagai The Dynamite merupakan salah satu di antara 36 kumpulan Team Excellence (TE) yang meraih Anugerah Emas pada konvensyen tersebut selepas bersaing dengan 352 kumpulan dari 15 negara termasuk Amerika Syarikat, Bangladesh, China, Filipina, Indonesia, India, Jepun, Korea, Mexico, Mauritius, Singapura, Thailand, Taiwan, United Kingdom dan Zambia.


4.    Konvensyen ICQCC merupakan acara tahunan yang diadakan di peringkat antarabangsa di dalam jaringan kawalan kualiti (QC) yang berkongsi amalan terbaik pelbagai inisiatif peningkatan produktiviti, kualiti, inovasi, penyampaian perkhidmatan dan kepuasan pelanggan.


5.    Pengurusan PPUM berharap lebih banyak projek penambahbaikan kualiti dapat dihasilkan oleh Jabatan/Unit bagi memastikan peningkatan produktiviti yang berterusan, penyampaian perkhidmatan yang lebih baik, pengurangan kos dan masa supaya PPUM menjadi semakin cekap dan produktif.


6.    Diharapkan kejayaan ini dapat memberi inspirasi kepada semua staf PPUM untuk menjayakan aktiviti peningkatan kualiti secara berterusan di PPUM. Terima kasih juga diucapkan kepada Jabatan Kualiti dan Perkembangan Perubatan di atas pencalonan projek-projek kualiti ke peringkat pengiktirafan yang lebih tinggi.


Syabas dan tahniah diucapkan di atas pencapaian tersebut.


Sekian, terima kasih.


"BERKHIDMAT UNTUK NEGARA"


Yang benar

PROF. DR. TUNKU KAMARUL ZAMAN BIN TUNKU ZAINOL ABIDIN

Pengarah

Pusat Perubatan Universiti Malaya

Pharmacy Department won Excellence Award in Talent Development Project Category at Asian Hospital Management Awards 2019

posted Sep 30, 2019, 6:05 PM by Muhammad Fikree Ahmad   [ updated Sep 30, 2019, 6:06 PM ]









    
Pharmacy Department has submitted a project titled "Bringing the Human Library Experience into the Healthcare Sphere to Improve the Staff's Understanding and Empathy of Patients and Carers" to Asian Hospital Management Awards 2019, under Talent Development Project category.

The project has received Excellence Award in the category and the award was presented to University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) management representative, Madam Che Zuraini binti Sulaiman during the recent Asian Hospital Management Awards Dinner Ceremonies on September 12, 2019. The event was held at the National Convention Center in Hanoi, Vietnam and was also attended by Malaysian Minister of Health, YB Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. The event is the highlight of the HMA conference held September 11-12, 2019 at the same location.



Model of Good Care Workshop: Outpatient Pharmacy

posted Aug 26, 2019, 1:08 AM by Muhammad Fikree Ahmad   [ updated Oct 22, 2019, 7:45 PM ]


Saturday, 24th August 2019

Outpatient Pharmacy has organised Model of Good Care for Dispensing Workshop last Saturday on 24th August, from 8.00 am to 4.00 pm at Sekapur Sirih Hall, Trauma and Emergency Complex, UMMC. This year MOGC workshop featured the first join collaboration between Pharmacy Department, UMMC and Malaysia Federation of the Deaf (MFD) in an effort towards achieving better and more excellent outpatient services to deaf patients and clients through provision of the sign language basic to Pharmacy Department staffs.

The first part of the 8-hour workshop focused on the introduction of sign language by Mr. Mohamad Sazali Shaari as he brought the participants into the brief history of the sign language, issues, and related activities organised by MFD. Then, the participants were exposed and trained with simple practices of sign language related to pharmacy settings by Miss Nor Saadah Zulkifli. In this slot, participants got to learn on few simple yet highly useful signs such as prescription, pharmacy, common ailments (cold, fever, pain, etc.) and even chronic illnesses (hypertension, diabetes mellitus, asthma, etc.). Both of these two speakers had been succesfully assisted by an intepreter, Miss Wan Zuraidah Abu. Later, the workshop proceeded with various topics related to outpatient pharmacy services delivered by OP pharmacists such as chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD), community mental health visit by Psychological Medicine Pharmacy team, heart failure and polypharmacy in geriatric population.

      

UMMC Living Library 2019

posted Aug 5, 2019, 9:39 PM by Muhammad Fikree Ahmad   [ updated Oct 22, 2019, 7:42 PM ]

Saturday, 27th July 2019


On last Saturday 27th July 2019, Pharmacy Department has organized UMMC Living Library 2019 program at Conference Room 3, 13th floor, Menara Selatan. The aim of this program is to improve the understanding and empathy among UMMC staff, especially those from clinical support and non-clinical departments. Most ‘books’ in the living library are patients and carers, whilst the ‘readers’ are staff. Among the titles that are available this year are: 28 hari di NICU, My son and his brain tumor, DMD terbang tanpa sayap and Who am I? I’m Ironman – journey of orthopedic patient.

         


         





Model of Good Care Workshop: Inpatient Pharmacy

posted Apr 22, 2019, 8:39 PM by Muhammad Fikree Ahmad   [ updated Oct 22, 2019, 7:50 PM ]

Saturday, 20th April 2019
8.30am to 1.00pm


Inpatient Pharmacy Section has organised their Model of Good Care Workshop at the Auditorium, Floor 13, Menara Selatan.

The main focus of this year MOGC: IP is the supply of medications per the implementation of electronic prescribing module in iPesakit. The topics highlighted in this workshop include:
  1. screening of electronic prescriptions
  2. issuing product labels
  3. duration and quantity of supply of medications
  4. final checking of medications
  5. new standard operating procedure (SOP) for packing of syrup and extemporaneous preparations
  6. imprest system for ward stock supply through iKewangan
  7. supply of dangerous drugs and psychotropic medications through iKewangan
All participants were required to do a pre-workshop and post-workshop test to gauge the effectiveness of the workshop.

         
    
         

Visit by Widya Mandala Catholic University, Surabaya, Indonesia

posted Feb 26, 2019, 9:47 PM by Muhammad Fikree Ahmad   [ updated Oct 22, 2019, 7:51 PM ]

                            

UMMC Pharmacy recently welcomed 23 Year 3 pharmacy students from Faculty of Pharmacy, Widya Mandala Catholic University, Surabaya for a half-day visit. The main purpose of the educational trip was to expose the students to various hospital pharmacy services. The visit mainly consists of a series of briefing by representatives from the various pharmacy sections. We hope that the students have immensely benefited from the visit and wish them all the best in their bachelor's degree endeavours.

    


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