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Pharmacy Orgs

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ABBREVIATIONORGANIZATIONDESCRIPTION
ISMP INSTITUTE FOR SAFE MEDICATION PRACTICES DEVOTED ENTIRELY TO MEDICATION ERROR PREVENTION AND SAFE MEDICATION USE; RESOURCE FOR ERROR PRONE DRUGS AND LOOK ALIKE SOUND ALIKE DRUGS
STATE BOP STATE BOARD OF PHARMACY OVERSEES THE PRACTICE OF PHARMACY AND DETERMINES THE REGULATIONS AFFECTING GENERIC SUBSTITUTION IN THE STATE; DISCIPLINES INDIVIDUALS FOR FAILING TO ADHERE TO PHARMACY REGULATIONS
NRC NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION OVERSEES THE DISPENSING OF RADIO-PHARMACEUTICALS
USP UNITED STATES PHARMACOPOEIA ESTABLISHED STANDARDS FOR ALL MEDICATIONS INCLUDING IDENTITY, STREGNTH, QUALITY AND PURITY OF MEDICATIONS DISPENSED IN THE UNITED STATES
ACPE THE ACCREDITING COUNCIL FOR PHARMACY EDUCATION ACCREDITS ALL PHARMACY RELATED AND CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR PHARMACISTS AND TECHNICIANS
NCPDP NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUG PROGRAM DEVELOPED STANDARDS FOR E-PRESCRIBING, PHARMACY IDENTIFICATION CARDS AND MEDICATION HISTORY
TJC THE JOINT COMMISSION EDUCATES STAFF REGARDING BEST PRACTICES: OVERALL FOR RECRUITMENT AND DEVELOPMENT, QUALITY, SAFETY
FDA FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION MAY ISSUE A DRUG RECALL BECAUSE ITS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PURITY, SAFETY, AND EFFICACY OF ALL MEDS IN THE US; ATTEMPTS TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF SHORTAGES BY FINDING ALTERNATIVE SOURCES FOR A SPECIFIC PRODUCT
P PHARMACY AND THERAPUTICS COMMITTEE COMPOSED OF PHYSICIANS, NURSES, PHARMACISTS, AND ADMINISTRATORS WHO ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR CREATING A FORMULARY OR APROVED LIST OF MEDICATIONS TO BE USED IN A HOSPITAL OR ORGANIZATION. REVIEWED EVERY 12 TO 18 MONTHS
APHA AMERICAN PHARMACIST ASSOCIATION GOALS ARE TO IMPROVE MEDICATION USE AND ADVANCE PATIENT CARE, RESOURCES TO PHARMACIST AND TECHNICIANS
ACPE ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR PHARMACY EDUCATION ACCREDITS BOTH PHARMACY EDUCATIONAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR BOTH PHARMACISTS AND TECHNICIANS
ASHP AMERICAN SOCIETY OF HEALTH SYSTEM PHARMACISTS ACCREDITS RESIDENCY PROGRAMS FOR PHARMACISTS AND PHARMACY TECHNICIAN TRAINING PROGRAM
PTCB PHARMACY TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATION BOARD CERTIFIES PHARMACY TECHNICIANS
CDC CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL MUST BE NOTIFIED IF AN EMPLOYEE IS EXPOSED TO PATHOGENS WHILE AT WORK
CSM CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID OVERSEES MEDICARE AND MEDICAID
Created by: tconway33