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The practice of compounding and dispensing medicinal preparations.



Facilities for the preparation and dispensing of drugs.

Year introduced: COMMUNITY PHARMACIES was see under PHARMACIES 1968-1978


Pharmacy Residencies

Advanced programs of training to meet certain professional requirements in the practice of compounding and dispensing medicinal preparations.

Year introduced: 2014


Clinical Pharmacy Information Systems

Information systems, usually computer-assisted, designed to store, manipulate, and retrieve information for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling administrative activities associated with the provision and utilization of clinical pharmacy services.

Year introduced: 1991


Students, Pharmacy

Individuals enrolled in a school of pharmacy or a formal educational program leading to a degree in pharmacy.

Year introduced: 1968


Schools, Pharmacy

Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of pharmacy.

Year introduced: 1968


Pharmacy Service, Hospital

Hospital department responsible for the receiving, storing, and distribution of pharmaceutical supplies.

Year introduced: 1978


Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee

An advisory group composed primarily of staff physicians and the pharmacist which serves as the communication link between the medical staff and the pharmacy department.

Year introduced: 1968


Pharmacy Administration

The business and managerial aspects of pharmacy in its broadest sense.

Year introduced: 1968


Pharmacy Technicians

Persons who perform certain functions under the supervision of a pharmacist.

Year introduced: 2017


Licensure, Pharmacy

The granting of a license to practice pharmacy.

Year introduced: 1968


Legislation, Pharmacy

Laws and regulations, pertaining to the field of pharmacy, proposed for enactment or enacted by a legislative body.

Year introduced: 1968


Ethics, Pharmacy

The principles of proper professional conduct concerning the rights and duties of the pharmacist, relations with patients and fellow practitioners, as well as actions of the pharmacist in health care and interpersonal relations with patient families. (From Stedman, 25th ed)

Year introduced: 1968


Education, Pharmacy, Graduate

Educational programs for pharmacists who have a bachelor's degree or a Doctor of Pharmacy degree entering a specific field of pharmacy. They may lead to an advanced degree.

Year introduced: 1968


Education, Pharmacy, Continuing

Educational programs designed to inform graduate pharmacists of recent advances in their particular field.

Year introduced: 1968


Education, Pharmacy

Formal instruction, learning, or training in the preparation, dispensing, and proper utilization of drugs in the field of medicine.


Community Pharmacy Services

Total pharmaceutical services provided to the public through community pharmacies.

Year introduced: 1968


Evidence-Based Pharmacy Practice

The practice of pharmacy in which the pharmacist makes decisions, taking into account the best available current research evidence, the pharmacist's expertise, and the needs and preferences of the patient.

Year introduced: 2020


History of Pharmacy

Study of the origins and development of the field of PHARMACY.

Year introduced: 2019


Faculty, Pharmacy

Teaching and administrative staff having academic rank in a pharmacy school or department.

Year introduced: 2017

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