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Giving Back: A Win-Win Plan of Action for Compounding Pharmacists

Author(s):  Rudner Shara

Issue:  Jan/Feb 2015 - Volume 19, Number 1
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Abstract:  Giving back to local communities guides the next generation, introduces new pharmacists to niche markets, and ensures that compounding pharmacists continue to stay on top of a rapidly developing field. The author discusses successful strategies that increase relevance within the community and cultivate opportunities for growth and innovation: opening pharmacies to the community, reaching out to local school districts, pharmacy schools, and professional organizations, and supporting appropriate charitable causes.

Related Keywords: Shara Rudner, RPh, FIACP, FACA, community outreach, pharmacy tours, charitable causes, networking, pharmacy students, public education, precepting

Related Categories: BUSINESS, MARKETING, PATIENT EDUCATION, PHARMACY EDUCATION, PROFESSIONAL ISSUES

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