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    October is American Pharmacists Month!

    Posted by charlottes on Oct 11, 2015 2:27:13 PM

    The goal of American Pharmacists Month (APhM) is to promote the pharmacy profession as medication experts. This event aims to educate the public and policy makers about the role pharmacists play in the reduction of overall health care costs and the safe and effective management of medications.

    To Learn more about APhM visit,

    New Pharmacy Texts:

    Pharmacy Practice and the Law, Eighth Edition by Richard R. Abood:

    Reviews federal law and policy as it applies to and affects the pharmacist's practice. This comprehensive, accessible text provides background, history, and discussion of the law to enable students to learn the facts, and apply and critically evaluate the information.

    Patient Communication for Pharmacy: A Case-Study Approach on Theory and Practice by Min Liu:

    Uses the case studies approach to develop readers' understanding of the unique communication dynamics between pharmacists and patients. This text offers a unique focus on skills acquisition and the practicality of real-life case studies on pharmacist-patient communication. Incorporate current theory on patient=provider communication by including behavioral change theories, focusing on skills acquisition, utilizing case studies developed from interview data with practicing pharmacists.

    Use Coupon Code APHM25 for 25% off and free ground shipping through the end of the month.

    To learn more visit our website,

    Topics: Richard R Abood, Pharmacy, Pharmacy Technician, APhM, Liu, American Pharmacists Month, Patient Communication for Pharmacy, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Practice and the Law

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