American Pharmacists Month

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October is American Pharmacists Month

Know Your Pharmacist, Know Your Medicine

 

American Pharmacists Month is a great opportunity to celebrate the pharmacy profession, recognize your pharmacy staff and reach out to your patients. We’ve filled this site with ideas for activities and events that spotlight pharmacists’ contributions toward improving medication use and advancing patient care in all practice settings. Use these ideas throughout October—and all year long—to inspire your celebrations!

Remember: Email any coverage, clips, and event photos to aphm@aphanet.org and use #APhM2017 on social media. 

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American Pharmacists Month Planning Guide

This guide will help you increase community consciousness about the care provided by pharmacists. You will find ideas for special activities and events that spotlight pharmacists' contributions toward improving medication use and advancing patient care in all practice settings. We have included many exciting tips and real-life examples of successful activities for every practice setting. There are more ways to celebrate American Pharmacists Month than there are days in October. You just need to choose what works best for your community.

 

 

 

Selfie Day

October 4 is American Pharmacists Month Selfie Day! We encourage all pharmacists and student pharmacists to share their selfie photos expressing their love of the profession. Be sure to use #APhMSelfieDay.

Pharmacy Technician Day

October 17, 2017 is Pharmacy Technician Day and is an opportunity to recognize the invaluable contributions technicians make in all practice settings throughout the year. Pharmacists: Take a moment this month to acknowledge the work of the technicians at your practice site and thank them for all they do for you and your patients. Pharmacy technicians: promote American Pharmacists Month with your fellow technicians and pharmacists in your practice setting! For additioanl information go to www.ptcb.org