Experienced Pharmacist Enhancing Patient Care
Dr. KayLynn Bowman, a practicing clinical pharmacist, has joined Roseman Medical Group to provide medication therapy management (MTM) to patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
Dr. Bowman received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Roseman University of Health Sciences in 2007. In addition, she holds a Master of Science in Pharmacy, Medication Therapy Management from University of Florida (UF) and a Master of Science in Biochemistry and Master of Education Health Education, Health Care Administration from University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).
Dr. Bowman’s combined education and 13 years of health and pharmacy experience has driven her passion to develop professional clinical services in the pharmacy setting that benefit both students and patients. She currently serves as a clinical adjunct faculty member for Roseman University’s College of Pharmacy and in 2017 the college awarded her Preceptor of the Year for Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience.
As a clinical pharmacist, Dr. Bowman works with the providers at RMG as a critical part of the care team providing medication therapy management (MTM) for clients who have complex chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease. Because these diseases require multiple prescriptions with potential drug interactions, Dr. Bowman plays a vital role in the patient’s overall treatment and health outcomes.
Through MTM, Dr. Bowman identifies, prioritizes, and resolves medication related problems through actively collaborating with and empowering patients to take an active role in their health outcomes. Dr. Bowman states, “working with patients by educating them on how medications work and how to make healthier choices is my favorite part of being a pharmacist.”
As an integral part of the RMG team, Dr. Bowman focuses on patient education, medication management, and working directly with the practices’ family medicine, neurology, and pediatric nephrology providers to develop patient care plans. In working collaboratively with the providers, Dr. Bowman helps minimize the impact of medication-related problems.
Enhancing Patient Care
Dr. KayLynn Bowman’s devotion to enhance patient care can be seen through her advocacy efforts. She finds inspiration in wanting to be a part of making a difference and changing the lives of people and communities, for the better. As an active member of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), she advocates for a greater focus on patient care outcomes. She’s a former chair and co-chair of the APhA Care for Underserved Patients SIG Education Committee – a committee focused on providing patient-centered care to underserved patient populations. In addition, Dr. Bowman is a member of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists and the Nevada Pharmacy Alliance.
Have you been diagnosed with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and are using prescription or nonprescription medications, herbal products, and other dietary supplements? Do you need help in understanding your medications, controlling costs, and improving your overall health outcome? Dr. KayLynn Bowman in conjunction with Roseman Medical Group’s caring providers is here to help, call 702-463-4040 to schedule an appointment today.
Article by Kristine Campo