Patient Safety Resources

APhA is committed to providing pharmacists with tools and resources to help them provide safe and effective care for their patients.

A Resource on REMS for Pharmacists
The Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) program is a drug safety measure required by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to mitigate risks of adverse events and serious side effects from certain medications.

Pharmacists’ Impact on Patient Safety 
This resource outlines a set of actions pharmacists—across all practice settings—take to ensure patient safety.

ISMP Medication Safety Self-Assessment for Community/Ambulatory Pharmacy 
This tool is designed to help organizations assess the safety of current medication practices and proactively identify opportunities for improvement.