Pharmacists Day

National Pharmacist Day is observed annually on January 12.  This day has been set aside to recognize and honor all pharmacists across the nation.

The role of pharmacists over the years has shifted from the classical “lick, stick and pour” dispensary role to being an integrated member of the health care team directly involved in patient care. After mastering biochemical mechanisms of action of drugs, physiology and pathophysiology, pharmacists interpret and communicate their specialized knowledge to patients, physicians and other health care providers.

Historically, the primary role of a pharmacist was to check and distribute drugs to doctors for a patient prescribed medication.  In modern times, pharmacists advise patients and health care providers on the selection, dosages, interactions and the side effects of prescriptions, along with having the role as a learned intermediary between a prescriber and a patient.  Monitoring the health and progress of patients, pharmacists can then ensure the safe and effective use of medication.

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