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Table 2 Strategies for implementation of CPS, reported by pharmacists

From: Facilitators and strategies to implement clinical pharmacy services in a metropolis in Northeast Brazil: a qualitative approach

Categories Accredited pharmacists Non-accredited pharmacists
Local healthcare network - Participating actively in the implementation process of CPS
- Ensuring minimum structural conditions
- Ensuring presence of pharmacy interns
- Participating actively in the implementation process of CPS
- Ensuring minimum structural conditions
Pharmacists - Performing the work process with attentive and careful attitude towards the patient
- Engaging in the CPS implementation process
- Acquiring the necessary support materials for CPS with one’s own resources
- Getting patients by active search
- Training pharmacy staff to perform logistic activities
- Sensitizing health team on CPS
- Sensitizing patients on CPS
- Delegating logistic activities to pharmacy staff
- Delegating patient recruitment to health team
- Reconciling logistic and clinical activities
- Disclosing the CPS
- Sensitizing the health team
- Getting patients for CPS
Implementation process of the CPS - Adapting the CPS according to the workplace and patients’ health needs
- Selecting the pharmacists who will implement the CPS according to clinical profile
- Extending the time for CPS implementation