Perform therapeutic drug monitoring


Select the appropriate laboratory tests for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and interpret tests to determine whether a drug is producing its desired therapeutic effect in order to use the analysis in minimising drugs adverse effects.

Alternative labels

execute therapeutic drug monitoring
perform therapeutic drug-monitoring
carry out therapeutic drug monitoring

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Perform therapeutic drug monitoring 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

Perform therapeutic drug monitoring 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.

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