Pharmacy Awareness Month

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Tools and Resources

CSHP has developed a wide variety of resources to help you promote Pharmacist Awareness Month to your patients and the public. Customizable artwork templates are available in several formats to meet any co-branding needs you may have with your collaboration campaigns.

Customizable Templates

The PAM collateral is available to customize for co-branding purposes. Templates contain editable layers, which allow changes such replacing the image, adjusting the shadow and moving the elements around if needed:

Download and Customize the PowerPoint File

Instructions:

  1. Download the PPT file 
  2. Edit the content  
  3. Save as .jpg 

Download the PAM Logo
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Print Materials

PAM Poster English (PDF)
PAM Poster French (PDF)
PAM Brochure English (PDF)

Printing brochure: deselect "Shrink to fit" or "Fit to page", select landscape orientation, and select the "Short-edge" for the double-siding. Fold as appropriate.

Digital/Web Resources

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Social Media

Social Media Tip Sheet
26 posts ready for social media

Twitter/Facebook  
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Add a Facebook Frame

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Instagram
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The Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy (CJHP)

The CJHP has published countless articles that focus on how pharmacists in hospitals and other collaborative healthcare settings optimize safe and effective drug use for patients in Canada and throughout the world. Here are a few original research articles published within that last year that may be relevant to your practice:

Impact of a Layered Learning Practice Model on Delivery of Clinical Pharmacy Key Performance Indicators under a Tertiary Care Centre Oncology Service
Jason Yung, Tiffany Nguyen, Robert MacLean, Jason Wentzell

Evaluation of Pharmacist Intervention on Discharge Medication Reconciliation
Robin Lee, Suzanne Malfair, Jordan Schneider, Sukjinder Sidhu, Caitlin Lang, Nina Bredenkamp, Shu Fei (Sophie) Liang, Alice Hou, Adil Virani

Barriers and Strategies for Transition from Student to Successful Hospital Pharmacist
Jasminder Mourh, Brandi Newby

Health Authority Pharmacists’ Perceptions of Independent Pharmacist Prescribing
Mitch Prasad, Peter S Loewen, Stephen Shalansky, Shahrzad Salmasi, Arden R Barry

Developing Preliminary Steps in a Pharmacist Communication – Patient Outcome Pathway
Bernadette Chevalier, Bernadette M Watson, Michael A Barras, William N Cottrell

Pediatric Pharmacy Services in Canadian Adult Hospitals: An Inventory and Prioritization of Services
Amanda Burns, Leslie Manuel, Andrew Dickie, Jennifer Bessey

Get involved

•    Make Pharmacist Awareness Month posters and brochures available in high traffic patient areas
•    Follow CSHP on both Facebook and Twitter and join the conversation using the hashtag #PAM2020

Key Messages

1. YOU are a pharmacist’s priority.

When evaluating your medications, your pharmacy team will:
•   Discuss your preferences, values, and needs with you
•   Empower you and your caregivers to be more involved in your care
•   Ensure you understand your medications and the information provided

2. YOU have access to a medication expert in your pharmacist.

Your pharmacy team is trained to ensure that your medication is:
•   Safe and effective for you
•   Based on the latest scientific evidence
•   Tailored to meet your individual needs

3. YOU benefit from having a pharmacist on your health care team.

Your pharmacy team is trained to work with doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers to:
•   Provide you with the best individualized care and treatments
•   Help you to make informed medication decisions
•   Optimize your medications to reduce hospital visits 

4. YOU and your healthcare team can learn a lot from your pharmacist.

Through effective communication and education, your pharmacist will:
•   Educate you and your caregivers on the best way to take your medications and use your medication devices
•   Discuss various medication options for you to create personalized care plans  
•   Enable you and your caregivers to make decisions about your healthcare needs
•   Teach healthcare professionals on your care team about optimal medications and health management

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