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JCCP Diagram
JCPP Pharmacists' Patient Care Process
Learn about the process

The Joint Commission of Pharmacy Practitioners (JCPP) Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process is a consistent process for patient care delivery that can be used by pharmacists in any practice setting and with any patient. It is a cornerstone of student pharmacist education and is becoming the go-to way pharmacists approach interactions with patients as they provide needed services.

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Expanding Patient Care Services
Download Questions to Consider

APhA’s “Questions to Consider When Expanding Pharmacy-based Patient Care Services” provides pharmacists and pharmacy leadership with key questions that should be considered as they plan to expand their patient care services. From assessing the need for the services to designing a business model and evaluating outcomes, this resource will help your team think through the many variables that can drive success of a new patient care service.

Patient Care News
September 25, 2020
New guideline strongly recommends varenicline for smoking cessation

The guideline includes five strong recommendations and two conditional recommendations about pharmacotherapy for smoking cessation. In states where pharmacists can prescribe cessation medications, these recommendations can provide guidance for a “starting point” in the discussion about medication…

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September 8, 2020
Pharmacists should have priority status in vaccine distribution, pharmacy groups say

The draft framework places pharmacists in “tier 2,” behind physicians and other providers placed in tier 1. As frontline health care workers who have served continuously throughout the pandemic across practice settings, pharmacy staff safety should be equally prioritized, the groups said. Delaying…

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