References for Good Pharmacy Practice

Introduction to Good Pharmacy Practice (GPP)

  • Reference: World Health Organization (WHO). Good Pharmacy Practice: Guidelines for National Pharmaceutical Associations. Geneva, Switzerland: WHO; 2011.

Patient Care and Counseling

  • Reference: American Pharmacists Association (APhA). Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs: An Interactive Approach to Self-Care. Washington, DC: APhA; 2018.

Medication Safety and Quality Assurance

  • Reference: Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP). ISMP Medication Safety Self Assessment® for Community/Ambulatory Pharmacy. Horsham, PA: ISMP; 2019.

Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Management

  • Reference: World Health Organization (WHO). Guidelines on the Conduct of Inspections of Wholesale Distributors and/or Distributors of Medicinal Products. Geneva, Switzerland: WHO; 2015.

Ethical Considerations in Pharmacy Practice

  • Reference: American Pharmacists Association (APhA). Code of Ethics for Pharmacists. Washington, DC: APhA; 2019.

Professional Development and Continuing Education

  • Reference: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). Accreditation Standards and Key Elements for the Professional Program in Pharmacy Leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (“Standards 2016”). Chicago, IL: ACPE; 2015.

Pharmaceutical Legislation and Regulatory Compliance

  • Reference: International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP). FIP Statement of Policy on Good Pharmacy Education Practice (GPEP) – Part 2 – Standards for Quality Assurance of Pharmacy Education Programs and Part 3 – Guidance on Implementation of the Standards for Quality Assurance of Pharmacy Education Programs. The Hague, Netherlands: FIP; 2008.

Information Management and Technology in Pharmacy Practice

  • Reference: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). ASHP Guidelines on Pharmacy Planning for Implementation of Computerized Provider Order Entry Systems in Hospitals and Health Systems. Bethesda, MD: ASHP; 2017.

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