Attaining Excellence in Professional Pharmacy Practice-Pharmacists in Academia Must Take the Lead

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D. E. Effiong
Mfonobong Alozie

Abstract

As societal needs change, so are professions adjusting and adapting their services to meet this new normal. The essence is not just to remain relevant, but to live up to their professional expectation and be impactful to their environment. In the constantly changing societal healthcare needs, Pharmacists as medicine experts and frontline contributors towards health care delivery, have crucial roles to play. From sound medical information dissemination to drug manufacture; from dispensing and therapeutic drug control to research and development and from sustaining supply chain of products to provision of total pharmaceutical care, pharmacists stand tall to provide needed healthcare services. Rendering services with professionalism is the desired path. But what does it take to attain professionalism in pharmacy practice? How can pharmacists in the academia harness their potentials to promote the path of service delivery with professional excellence? This piece showcases the role of excellence in the pharmacy profession highlighting the potentials of members in the academia in spearheading excellence in practice, thereby adding to the professional outlook of the pharmacist.

Keywords:
Academia, pharmacists, profession, excellence, pharmacy practice, leadership.

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Effiong, D. E., & Alozie, M. (2021). Attaining Excellence in Professional Pharmacy Practice-Pharmacists in Academia Must Take the Lead. Journal of Scientific Research and Reports, 27(1), 60-67. https://doi.org/10.9734/jsrr/2021/v27i130348
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