Acute care pharmacists consult with physicians to develop treatment plans, review
and evaluate the effectiveness of medication therapies, and provide coverage to assist
patients with medication-related questions and issues. They also provide valuable
expertise and guidance in the proper and judicial use of antimicrobial agents in hospitals
and health care systems.
As the drug therapy expert, an acute care pharmacist applies their training and expertise
to caring for the critically ill in hospitals and healthcare systems. They also can
practice and treat acutely and chronically ill patients at specialty clinics and other