Dr. Ohoud Aljuhani, PharmD, BCCCP, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, at the Faculty of Pharmacy at King Abdulaziz University. Consultant Critical Care Pharmacist at King Abdulaziz University Hospital. She is the main clinical preceptor for pharmacy trainees (interns and residents) in critical care units including medical and surgical ICUs. Dr. Aljuhani is an active member of the sepsis clinical pathway at King Abdulaziz University Hospital. She is the lead person in several critical care-related projects and researches. She focuses on critical care medicine, including post ICU survivors’ outcomes, ICU protocols developments and implementation, trauma and life support, pain, sedation, and ICU delirium management.
Dr. Aljuhani completed an ASHP accredited general pharmacy residency followed by an ASHP accredited specialized pharmacy residency in Critical Care Pharmacy from the University of Arizona Medical center (Level one trauma center), Tucson, AZ, USA. She received two years of Post-doctorate fellowship specialized in Critical Care clinical research from the college of pharmacy at the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA. She was among the first group of pharmacists in the world who passed the board certification in critical care pharmacy (BCCCP) exam in its first version in 2014.
Dr. Aljuhani is a peer reviewer for several national and international journals and critical care self-assessment program by the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP). She has published several critical care-related papers and book chapters. She was one of the main writers for the Critical Care Pharmacotherapy textbook’s foreword published by ACCP in its first edition. She has received the best fellow research travel award by the ACCP global conference in 2015.
Her areas of interest include critical care research related to trauma and life support, acute pain, sedations, ICU delirium, analgesia, fluids management, patients related health outcomes, and post ICU survivors’ quality of life. Her primary role in academia involves teaching and training for critical care and emergency medicine topics, life-threatening infections, pharmacy practice professionalism, and communications. Also, providing academic advising and career counseling, mentoring for undergraduate and postgraduate students and trainees.