Medicines, Ethics and Practice 2012: The Professional Guide for Pharmacists by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
Medicines, Ethics and Practice: The professional guide for pharmacists is the Royal Pharmaceutical Society's established professional guide for pharmacists. The 36th edition has been revised as a practical resource to help pharmacists practise confidently and professionally, embedding professionalism at the heart of decision-making processes and providing underpinning information to support pharmacists in their day-to-day practice. Core concepts and skills: Professionalism and professional judgment; Clinical check; Taking medication histories; Counselling patients; Just Culture; Professional empowerment; Continuing professional development. Underpinning knowledge - legislation and professional issues: Classification of medicines; Professional and legal issues: Pharmacy medicines; Professional and legal issues: Prescription-only medicines; Wholesale dealing; Additional legal and professional issues; Veterinary medicines; Controlled drugs. Relevant GPhC standards and guidance.