Maintaining pharmacy as a service-oriented profession

Hope, Nancy H.; Shealy, Kayce M.; Foushee, Jaime A.; Gerrald, Katherine R.
July 2011
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;7/1/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 13, p1204
Academic Journal
In this article the author discusses the need for maintaining pharmacy as a service-oriented profession by committing to the standards set by the 'Oath of a Pharmacist'. She highlights the importance of choosing service activities, such as volunteering at local free clinics, participating in state pharmacy associations, and identifying the correct areas of service. The advantages of managing time and mentoring new practitioners for a strong service orientation are also mentioned.


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