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​National Pharmacy Week​

Pharmacy Week: October 21-27, 2018

Pharmacy Week 2018

Pharmacy Week, celebrated the third full week in October, acknowledges the invaluable contributions that pharmacists and technicians make to patient care in hospitals, outpatient clinics, and other healthcare settings. It is an ideal time for the pharmacy team to celebrate its work to ensure that medication use is safe and effective and to share those accomplishments with patients, other health professionals, and the community. </p> <p>Use ASHP’s resources to plan activities during Pharmacy Week that highlight your role as the medication expert on the healthcare team.

Getting Started

It is never too early to begin planning for Pharmacy Week. As soon as possible, add the observance to your organization’s event calendar and recruit an event planning committee.

National Pharmacy Week Planning Timeline

Strategies for Success: Ways to Promote the National Pharmacy Week

Ideas on How to Observe the National Pharmacy Week

Publicity Tools

Use ASHP’s tools to help spread the word about your role on the healthcare team:

Pharmacy Week Gifts

Sample Proclamation [DOC] 

Open House Invitation [DOC] 

Meet-and-Greet Invitation [DOC] 

Sample Articles and Content to Post on Your Website:

Pharmacists Help Make Your Medications Work [DOC]

Questions About Medicines? Just Ask! [DOC] 

Pharmacy Week Digital Resources:

Infographic: Safe Medication Use at a Glance

Video: Who’s the Medication Expert in the White Coat?

Add a Twibbon to Your Twitter Profile Picture 

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