Practice Advancement in Pharmacy Education Toolkit

PAI 2030 Overview

ASHP’s Practice Advancement Initiative (PAI) began in 2010 to drive pharmacy practice change at the local level. Building on that foundation, PAI 2030 includes recommendation that ensure the pharmacy profession meets the demand of future practice. PAI 2030’s foundation includes 59 practice-focused, organization-focused, and professional-focused recommendations, divided in five domains:

  • Patient-centered care
  • Pharmacist role, education, and training
  • Technology and data science
  • Pharmacy technician role, education, and training
  • Leadership in medication use and safety

Practice Advancement and Your Curriculum

A key to practice advancement is ensuring future practitioners train for innovation. This toolkit aims to incorporate practice advancement in didactic and experiential training.


Start by taking a self-assessment, with questions to help you review your current curriculum and identify areas you may be able to link concepts of major PAI 2030 recommendations.

Curricular Ideas

Learn from others in our spotlight case studies and explore how PAI principles can integrate with learner education. For each theme, you will find readings on: learner resources, didactic curriculum and experiential curriculum.


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