Pharmacy Awareness Month 2017
March 2017 is Pharmacy Awareness Month (PAM). During this time, pharmacists promote their role to other health care professionals and patients within hospitals and related health care settings. Pharmacists and pharmacist students can use this time to educate people about the variety of valuable services pharmacists provide. Promotional materials such as posters, educational leaflets and resource manuals help members in planning for Pharmacy Awareness events.
Pharmacies have the flexibility of selecting the time period in March that works best for them. For example, some organizations may plan events throughout the whole month, a week or two, or even once a twice during the month.
To participate on the 2017 PAM working group and help guide PAM 2017 activities, please contact Anne Stacey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pharmacy Awareness Month: Invitation to join a working group
With Pharmacy Awareness Month (PAM) less than 6 months away, CSHP is planning for the 2017 Pharmacy Awareness Month. During the month of March each year, pharmacy personnel promote their roles to other health care professionals and patients within hospitals and related health care settings. This time is used to educate people about the types of valuable services pharmacy personnel provide. Promotional materials such as posters, educational leaflets and resource manuals help members in planning for Pharmacy Awareness events.
With your help, the Working Group will develop a theme and key messages and assist in the coordination of activities with the goal of promoting the role of hospital pharmacy. A particular need exists for a social media expert who can optimize social media posts and track analytics.
This is a short term volunteer commitment from now until April 2017. The group will meet via teleconference once a month (or as needed) from October 2016 through April 2017.
Let’s connect and make 2017 Pharmacy Awareness Month the best yet!
Curious? Take a look at the PAM 2016 campaign!
Pharmacy Awareness Resources
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Pharmacy Awareness Posters
CSHP has developed resources to help promote hospital pharmacy services! We have 3 posters which are designed for use at any time during the year. This year, our collection of Pharmacy Awareness materials has grown, with the addition of a new brochure created with the patient in mind. (The brochure should also be helpful when meeting with policy makers and administrators to help them understand the role of a hospital pharmacist.)
You may download the posters and brochure and arrange to have them printed locally. You may download the posters and brochure and arrange to have them printed locally. Click here to download the posters in French: Poster 1, Poster 2, Poster 3.
Unable to print?
Alternatively you may order the posters and brochure (and other CSHP products and publications) please use the CSHP Products & Publications Order Form.
To access a downloadable copy of the video click here. Video is downloaded from CSHP's Vimeo channel.
Please note that some hospitals may block Vimeo access. In this case you can view the video The Value of Hospital Pharmacists on our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=loiVkP65uuI
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