Manage patient medicines


Monitor medicines use and patient adherence to ensure positive clinical outcomes are achieved and patient needs are met.

Alternative labels

monitor patients’ medicine adherence
manage patient’s medicine
monitor patient medicines
manage patient’s medicines

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Manage patient medicines is an essential skill of the following occupations:

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.
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 patient medicines 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.




  1. Manage patient medicines – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022