Opportunities and challenges related to pharmacy technicians in supporting optimal pharmacy practice models in health systems

Myers, Charles E.
June 2011
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;6/15/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 12, p1128
Academic Journal
In the article the author discusses the role of pharmacy technicians in the implementation of optimal pharmacy practice models in health systems. He refers to the recommendations by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists (ASHP) statement in 1966, and highlights the importance of providing training and certification for technicians. Also discussed are the opportunities and challenges in expanding technicians' roles in the health systems.


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