How to Approach a Veterinary Prescription
- Compare the differences between a human and animal prescription.
- Describe the legal and ethical considerations regarding animal prescriptions.
- Describe dosing, drug selection, and patient specific parameters for an animal prescription.
- Identify common errors that may occur when processing a prescription for an animal patient.
Natalie Young, PharmD, FACVP
Dr. Natalie Young is the current Director and Pharmacist-In-Charge of RVP, a PCAB accredited sterile compounding, veterinary-exclusive pharmacy in North Carolina. She graduated from the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics before receiving her Chemistry degree from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2006. She went on to earn her Doctorate from the UNC-Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy in 2016. Upon graduation, she jumped headfirst into numerous unique opportunities to learn from experts in both compounding and veterinary pharmacology.
Dr. Young is the current President of the American College of Veterinary Pharmacists, the President of the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association’s Industry Council, and the Coordinator-Elect of the American Pharmacists Association’s Compounding SIG. She also serves in the American Pharmacists Association’s House of Delegates, as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Education at the UNC Chapel Eshelman School of Pharmacy, and as a consulting Clinical Staff Pharmacist at several veterinary clinics. In her commitment to promote veterinary pharmacy and compounding education, Dr. Young has authored many peer-reviewed scientific publications, research studies, projects, and provided numerous continuing education lectures for professionals throughout the United States.