American Pharmacist Month
American Pharmacists Month (APhM). This month-long observance is a time to recognize the significant contributions to health care and the commitment to patient care by pharmacists in ALL practice settings from around the country. "Know Your MEDICINE, Know Your PHARMACIST" will serve as the theme and core message of the month.
APhM is a time to Motivate your staff, Educate your patients, and Inspire your community to "Know Your MEDICINE, Know Your PHARMACIST" Get involved today!
American Pharmacist Month Objectives
- To recognize the vital contributions made by pharmacists to health care in the United States
- To enhance the image of pharmacists as the medication experts and an integral part of the health care team, not just dispensers of medication
- To educate the public, policy makers, pharmacists, and other health care professionals about the key role played by pharmacists in reducing overall health care costs by improved medication use and advanced patient care
- To stress the importance of Knowing Your Medicine and Knowing Your Pharmacist to ensure drug therapy is as safe and effective as possible.
American Pharmacist Month Merchandise
See a catalog to oder APhM merchandise Here
Visit APhA's APhM Website Here
See the APhM's 31 Status Updates Here