Manage medication safety issues


Take action to prevent, minimise, resolve and follow-up medicines related problems, maintaining and contributing to a reporting system of pharmacovigilance.

Alternative labels

monitor for medication safety issues
manage medicines safety issues
oversee for medicines safety issues
oversee for medication safety issues
monitor for medicines safety issues

Skill type


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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Manage medication safety issues is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Pharmacist: Pharmacists prepare, dispense, and provide prescriptions for, over the counter medication. They offer clinical information on medicines, report suspected adverse reactions, and provide personalised support to patients. Pharmacists formulate and test medications in laboratories, and store, preserve, and distribute them.

Optional skill

Manage medication safety issues is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Industrial pharmacist: Industrial pharmacists are involved in the research and creation of medications. They develop new medicines, perform tests, assure quality and ensure that medication complies with regulations.
Hospital pharmacist: Hospital pharmacists prepare, dispense and provide medication to patients in hospitals. They collaborate with healthcare personnel such as doctors and nurses to treat patients and also offer advice and information on medications.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022