Six ways to meet the compulsory standards

Community pharmacists will soon have to meet a minimum 12 standards relating to professionalism and ethics, communication and collaboration and leadership and management.

The standards are in the Revised Competency Standards for Pharmacists in Australia (2016), released this week.

Here are six ways you can meet the compulsory standards:

  • Show a commitment to the best interests of patients, for example through generic substitution.
  • Manage excessive workloads or demands that could affect the quality of care. At the same time, the standards promote