Ethics in pharmacy practice

In everyday pharmacy practice, pharmacists are invariably faced with ethical issues arising from provision of pharmaceutical care to consumers, patients, and the general public, as well as their relationships with other members of the healthcare team. Pharmacists as healthcare providers are bound by legal, ethical, and professional responsibilities towards patients and consumers. It is of utmost importance that pharmacists understand and apply these principles in their professional decision-making.

The objective of these short videos is to deliver a series of continuing professional development (CPD) bites for pharmacists, to raise awareness and increase knowledge on professional ethics in pharmacy. These CPD bites provide real life examples in role played scenarios with analyses and advice on how to uphold ethical principles and provide quality patient and professional services in challenging situations.

A framework for ethical decision making

As part of the series of continuing professional development (CPD) bites for pharmacists, Dr. Betty Chaar, the Chair of the FIP Expert Group on Ethics, presents a process for ethical decision-making to support pharmacists when faced with ethical dilemm

13 December 2022

Speaker: Dr. Betty Chaar, Chair of FIP Expert Group on Ethics, Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, Australia