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Developing, piloting and evaluating a Medicines Safety School Programme to be delivered by student pharmacists. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
TONNA, A.P., ARNOLD, A., BROWN, A. and DEPASQUALE, C. 2023. Developing, piloting and evaluating a Medicines Safety School Programme to be delivered by student pharmacists. Poster presented at the 2023 NES (NHS education for Scotland) annual virtual conference: collaboration for improvement, 27-28 April 2023, [virtual conference].

The aim of this research was to develop the content, pilot delivery and evaluate the effectiveness of an innovative Medicines Safety School Programme delivered by student pharmacists to primary school pupils. With the transition of healthcare to a mo... Read More about Developing, piloting and evaluating a Medicines Safety School Programme to be delivered by student pharmacists..

I really enjoyed the primary school placement and would appreciate more opportunities to interact with children: developing, piloting and evaluating a medicines safety school programme to be delivered by student pharmacists. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
TONNA, A.P., ARNOLD, A., BROWN, A., DRUMMOND, N. and DEPASQUALE, C. 2022. I really enjoyed the primary school placement and would appreciate more opportunities to interact with children: developing, piloting and evaluating a medicines safety school programme to be delivered by student pharmacists. Presented at the 2022 RGU annual learning and teaching conference (RGU LTC 2022): enhancing for impact, 21 October 2022, Aberdeen, UK.

This poster describes a project at RGU's School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, which aimed to develop an innovative medicines safety school programme, which would be delivered by student pharmacists to an audience of primary school children.

Clinical interventions proposed by a pharmacist in the intensive care unit. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
AGIUS, R., BUTTIGIEG, M. and ARNOLD, A. 2022. Clinical interventions proposed by a pharmacist in the intensive care unit. Presented at the 50th ESCP (European Society of Clinical Pharmacy) symposium on clinical pharmacy, polypharmacy and ageing: highly individualized, interprofessional, person-centered care, 19-21 October 2022, Prague, Czech Republic.

Patients admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) are at increased risk of adverse drug events due to underlying comorbidities, organ dysfunction and pharmacokinetic alterations in addition to being prescribed almost twice as many medications as pat... Read More about Clinical interventions proposed by a pharmacist in the intensive care unit..

Simulated patients' experiences and perspectives of an interprofessional ward simulation: an exploratory qualitative analysis. (2022)
Journal Article
MCKINLEY, M., ARNOLD, A., BURNS, I., GEDDES, H., MCDONALD, L. and O'CARROLL, V. 2022. Simulated patients' experiences and perspectives of an interprofessional ward simulation: an exploratory qualitative analysis. Journal of interprofessional education and practice [online], 28, article 100522. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.xjep.2022.100522

Background: Interprofessional simulation-based education (IPSE) prepares healthcare students for future collaborative practice. Whilst experiences of IPSE have previously been reported by students and faculty, there is a limited understanding of simu... Read More about Simulated patients' experiences and perspectives of an interprofessional ward simulation: an exploratory qualitative analysis..

Developing, piloting and evaluating a medicines safety school programme to be delivered by student pharmacists. (2021)
Journal Article
DEPASQUALE, C., BROWN, A., ARNOLD, A., DRUMMOND, N. and TONNA, A. 2021. Developing, piloting and evaluating a medicines safety school programme to be delivered by student pharmacists. Currents in pharmacy teaching and learning [online], 13(10), pages 1319-1323. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cptl.2021.07.005

Introduction: This project aimed to develop content, pilot delivery, and evaluate effectiveness of an innovative Medicines Safety School Programme delivered by student pharmacists to primary school pupils. Methods: A collaborative approach between ac... Read More about Developing, piloting and evaluating a medicines safety school programme to be delivered by student pharmacists..

Interprofessional, student-led intervention to improve insulin prescribing to patients in an Acute Surgical Receiving Unit. (2018)
Journal Article
TULLY, V., AL-SALTI, S., ARNOLD, A., BOTROS, S., CAMPBELL, I., FANE, R., ROWE, I., STRATH, A. and DAVEY, P. 2018. Interprofessional, student-led intervention to improve insulin prescribing to patients in an Acute Surgical Receiving Unit. BMJ open quality [online], 7(2), article number 000305. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjoq-2017-000305

Our aim was to test the feasibility of interprofessional, workplace-based learning about improvement through a 4-week placement for one medical and two pharmacy final year students in an Acute Surgical Receiving Unit (ASRU). The target was insulin be... Read More about Interprofessional, student-led intervention to improve insulin prescribing to patients in an Acute Surgical Receiving Unit..

Toward interprofessional learning and education: mapping common outcomes for prequalifying healthcare professional programs in the United Kingdom. (2017)
Journal Article
STEVEN, K., HOWDEN, S., MIRES, G., ROWE, I., LAFFERTY, N., ARNOLD, A. and STRATH, A. 2017. Toward interprofessional learning and education: mapping common outcomes for prequalifying healthcare professional programs in the United Kingdom. Medical teacher [online], 39(7), pages 720-744. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/0142159X.2017.1309372

Introduction: Interprofessional education (IPE) continues to be a key component in prequalifying health professional education, with calls for regulators to publish a joint statement regarding IPE outcomes. To date, the regulatory documents for healt... Read More about Toward interprofessional learning and education: mapping common outcomes for prequalifying healthcare professional programs in the United Kingdom..

Hypoxia-induced responses of porcine pulmonary veins. (2017)
Thesis
ARNOLD, A. 2017. Hypoxia-induced responses of porcine pulmonary veins. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The pulmonary vein (PV) constricts to hypoxia however little is known about the underlying mechanisms. Hypoxic PV constriction is proposed to recruit upstream capillary beds and optimise gas exchange in healthy humans and may play a role in high alti... Read More about Hypoxia-induced responses of porcine pulmonary veins..