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Pharmacy.....A Caring Profession

The mission of the pharmacy profession is to provide for the pharmaceutical care needs of the public. To this end, pharmacists are drug therapy experts who provide comprehensive, coordinated management of their patients' medication use.

The pharmacist, recognized as the most readily available health care professional, is responsible for an expanding range of pharmaceutical care functions to enhance positive outcomes from the use of medications.

Pharmacists care for their patients in important ways...

  • Plan and implement effective drug therapy
  • Monitor and evaluate drug therapy for improved outcomes
  • Evaluate clinical literature
  • Select the appropriate dosage form
  • Calculate dose and determine dosing schedules
  • Prepare Medications
  • Educate and counsel patients
  • Offer preventative health care services
  • Coordinate patients' care with other health care providers