What's the best way to keep track of expiration dates on drugs?
"Make the most of your prescription-tracking software," says Mandy Stevenson, RVT, a Firstline board member and a technician at Belton Animal Clinic and Exotic Care Center in Belton, Mo. First, train team members to
maintain the database to reflect your pharmacy's contents. Designate one team member to inventory prescription deliveries
and record each expiration date on the corresponding invoice. Another team member can record the invoice details, including
Stevenson urges running a report detailing your pharmacy's contents and drug expiration dates every three to six months. Highlight
rarely used drugs and set up a reminder to check their expiration dates twice a year.