Pharmacist, Lawrence Pierce,
ME - Western Maine Health Vice President of Clinical
Services, M. Patricia Cook, RN, MBA, EdD, announced
recently that Stephens Memorial Hospital Pharmacist,
Lawrence Pierce, MPh has met all eligibility
requirements for recertification in Pharmacotherapy.
has been a pharmacist for over 30 years, employed at
Stephens since September of 2001. He was promoted
to the Director of Pharmacy position 4 years ago.
contributions to excellent patient care include, but are
not limited to: individual counseling for patients with
multiple medications, consultations with physicians and
nurses regarding new medications, teaching the
medication portion of our Diabetes Education program,
and mixing complex IV medications. His
recertification demonstrates his commitment to providing
the highest quality care possible in his field.
Recertification in Pharmacotherapy
is a comprehensive process involving written
examinations and completion of continuing education
training. Board Certified Pharmacotherapy
Specialist (BCPS) is the pharmacy's highest credential
and demonstrates a complete grasp of the skills and the
knowledge to provide the best care to patients in need
of pharmaceutical care.
Memorial Hospital is an affiliate of Western Maine
Health, which is part of the Maine Health® family.
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