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Criteria Description Above Average Needs Improvement Below Average

HEALTH PROBLEM #1

     

Health assessment: evaluates applicable health need(s) and may include:

  • status with description

  • degree of severity

  • therapeutic goals

  • etiologies

  • risk factors

1–2 omissions in evaluating applicable health need (this refers to the listed bullet points).

AND

Assessment leads logically from subjective and objective information given.

3–4 omissions in evaluating applicable health need (this refers to the listed bullet points).

OR

1–2 evaluations given are incorrect.

OR

Some aspects do not lead logically from subjective and/or objective information given.

Greater than 4 omissions in evaluating applicable health need (this refers to the listed bullet points).

OR

Greater than 2 evaluations given are incorrect.

OR

Majority of health need assessment does not lead logically from subjective and/or objective information given.

Medication assessment: evaluates applicable medication need(s) and may include:

  • matches medication(s) to the appropriate health need(s)

  • assess each medication's clinical indication (appropriateness) based on current guidelines, medical standards, patient-specific factors

  • assess each medication’s dose, route, frequency, duration

  • assess each medication's effectiveness based patient’s current goals of therapy

  • assess each medication's potential for adverse drug reactions

  • assess each medication's potential for drug-drug and drug-disease interactions

  • assess each medication’s adherence/compliance concern(s)

  • assess the need for additional drug therapy

1–2 omissions in evaluating applicable medication need(s) (this refers to the listed bullet points).

AND

Assessment leads logically from subjective and objective information given.

3–5 omissions in evaluating applicable medication need(s) (this refers to the listed bullet points).

OR

1–2 evaluations given are incorrect.

OR

Some aspects do not lead logically from subjective and/or objective information given.

Greater than 5 omissions in evaluating applicable medication need(s) (this refers to the listed bullet points).

OR

Greater than 2 evaluations given are incorrect.

OR

Majority of medication need assessment does not lead logically from subjective and/or objective information given.

Medication (drug)-related problem(s) identification: evaluates patient-specific medication (drug) related problem(s) by integrating the Health and Medication Assessments. Each medication related problem(s) description includes:

  1. The patient’s health need involved

  2. Medication (drug therapy) involved

  3. Specific association between the medication and health needs

1 medication (drug)-related problem missing a complete description (this refers to the listed bullet points).

OR

1 active or potential medication (drug)-related problem is missing.

2–3 medication (drug)-related problems missing a complete description (this refers to the listed bullet points).

OR

2–3 active or potential medication (drug)-related problems missing.

OR

1–2 medication (drug)-related problems given are incorrect.

Greater than 3 medication (drug)-related problems missing a complete description (this refers to the listed bullet points).

OR

Greater than 3 active or potential medication (drug)-related problems missing.

OR

Greater than 2 medication (drug)-related problems given are incorrect.

Medication recommendation(s): evaluates patient-specific medication recommendation(s) provided and may include:

  • specific action to be implemented (eg, initiation, modification, discontinuation, continuation)

  • drug name, dose, route, frequency, and duration

  • if medication is not recommended at this time, this is stated

1–2 omissions in specific action to be implemented or drug regimen ...

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