Code of Ethics for Pharmacists

Interpretation: Considering the patient-pharmacist relationship as a covenant means that a pharmacist has moral obligations in response to the gift of trust received from society. In return for this gift, a pharmacist promises to help individuals achieve optimum benefit from their medications, to be committed to their welfare, and to maintain their trust.

  • A pharmacist promotes the good of every patient in a caring, compassionate, and confidential manner.
    Interpretation: A pharmacist places concern for the well-being of the patient at the center of professional practice. In doing so, a pharmacist considers needs stated by the patient as well as those defined by health science. A pharmacist is dedicated to protecting the dignity of the patient. With a caring attitude and a compassionate spirit, a pharmacist focuses on serving the patient in a private and confidential manner.
  • A pharmacist respects the autonomy and dignity of each patient.

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  • Aug 27, 2016 | Posted by in GENERAL & FAMILY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Code of Ethics for Pharmacists
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