Rob Roscoe, B.Sc.Pharm,ACPR,CDE,CPT, CDE, Pharmacist
A graduate of Dalhousie University, Mr Roscoe completed his Hospital Pharmacy Residency at Saint John Regional Hospital and worked in various hospitals in the New Brunswick region before finding his place in community pharmacy. Currently working as an Independent community Pharmacist out of Rothesay New Brunswick, a CDE (Certified Diabetes Educator), CPT (Certified Insulin Pump Trainer) and has passed the Certification in Insulin Adjustment exam. He now provides collaborative diabetes clinics within family practitioners offices seeing individual patients as part of his innovative practice. Since obtaining his CDE, he has been involved in many diabetes initiatives, promoting the role of pharmacists and the part they play in patient care and diabetes management. Mr Roscoe has a long list of accomplishments in the field.
- One of the co-authors/expert committee member of the 2013 CDA Clinical Practice Guidelines and is also invited back as a member of the 2018 Guidelines.
- He is on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board,
- He is one of the founding board members and an author of the Forum for Injection Technique in Canada (FIT)
- He is a member of the Diabetes Task Force reporting to the Ministry of Health in New Brunswick
- He has represented the pharmacist’s role in a patient’s diabetes care team for a Discovery Channel special
- He also is the lead author of a number of accredited CME (Continuing Medical Education) programs including:”
- “The Pharmacist’s Role in Injectable Diabetes Therapy”
- “Recognising and Managing Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: a Pharmacy Case.”
- “Injection Techniques for Pharmacists (Adaptation of the FIT Recommendations for the profession of Pharmacy)”
Mr Roscoe is often found presenting to fellow professional colleagues and patients locally as well as nationally. He is active on scientific committees and advisory panels/board and is passionate about the role of the community pharmacist needs to play in Chronic Disease Management as he is often heard in his presentations to say “ From My Side of the Counter …” always looking at patient care from the pharmacists standpoint, then working collaboratively to improve outcomes from both the patient and prescribers aspect. Rob regularly starts and adjusts and reviews patients on injectable therapies including insulin and GLP-1’s, as well as “fine tunes” the use of oral hypoglycemic agents. He is now invited into Family MD offices across the province to meet with their patients with diabetes to review their management and make appropriate changes.
Mr Roscoe has received recognition for his work: the Atlantic Regions “Outstanding Health Professional Award” from the Canadian Diabetes Association. Also, he was awarded Takeda Magnum Opus Award 2013″ which recognises a pharmacist who has obtained advanced training AND is putting that training to use in his daily practice. In 2009, the Canadian Pharmacists Association named him as one of Canada’s “Diabetes Champions for Canadian Pharmacists”, a role he still recognised for and keeps to this date.
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