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.
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.
Use ASHP’s tools to help spread the word about your role on the healthcare team:
Sample Proclamation [DOC]
Open House Invitation [DOC]
Sample Articles and Content to Post on Your Website: