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1 OMAR AKHLAQ BHUTTA Principal Pharmacist – SKMCH & RC PHARMACIST CODE OF ETHICS 1

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5 A guide of principles designed to help professionals conduct business honestly and with integrity. 5

6 Professional ethics in an organization would mean a set of values, principles and morals followed in the best defined manner. 6

7 Codes of ethics that define what is right and what is wrong, which decision to take and which one to leave. 7

8 Under the definition of professional code of conduct, an unethical behavior can cost a lot to the company. 8

9 It will not only bring bad name to the project, organization but can also damage the employee's career. 9

10 If the employees of the organization do not behave professionally on ethics it will reflect badly on the organizations image which can be very damaging overall. 10

11 Pharmacists are health professionals are health professionals who assist individuals in making the best use of medications 11

12 This Code, prepared and supported by pharmacists These principles, based on moral obligations and virtues, are established to guide pharmacists in relationships with patients, health professionals, and society. 12

13 Code Of Ethics 1.A pharmacist respects the covenantal relationship between the patient and pharmacist. Considering the patient-pharmacist relationship as a covenant means that a pharmacist has moral obligations in response to the gift of trust received from society. In return for this gift, a pharmacist promises to help individuals achieve optimum benefit from their medications, to be committed to their welfare, and to maintain their trust. 13

14 Code Of Ethics 2.A pharmacist promotes the good of every patient in a caring, compassionate, and confidential manner A pharmacist places concern for the well-being of the patient at the center of professional practice. In doing so, a pharmacist considers needs stated by the patient as well as those defined by health science. A pharmacist is dedicated to protecting the dignity of the patient. With a caring attitude and a compassionate spirit,a pharmacist focuses on serving the patient in a private and confidential manner 14

15 Code Of Ethics 3.A pharmacist respects the autonomy and dignity of each patient A pharmacist promotes the right of self- determination and recognizes individual self-worth by encouraging patients to participate in decisions about their health. A pharmacist communicates with patients in terms that are understandable. In all cases, a pharmacist respects personal and cultural differences among patients. 15

16 Code Of Ethics 4.A pharmacist acts with honesty and integrity in professional relationships. A pharmacist has a duty to tell the truth and to act with conviction of principles. A pharmacist avoids discriminatory practices, behavior or work conditions that impair professional judgment, and actions that compromise dedication to the best interests of patients. 16

17 Code Of Ethics 5.A pharmacist maintains professional competence. A pharmacist has a duty to maintain knowledge and abilities as new medications, devices, and technologies become available and as health information advances 17

18 Code Of Ethics 6.A pharmacist respects the values and abilities of colleagues and other health professionals. When appropriate, a pharmacist asks for the consultation of colleagues or other health professionals or refers the patient. A pharmacist acknowledges that colleagues and other health professionals may differ in the beliefs and values they apply to the care of the patient. 18

19 Code Of Ethics 7.A pharmacist serves individual, community, and societal needs. The primary obligation of a pharmacist is to individual patients. However, the obligations of a pharmacist may at times extend beyond the individual to the community and society. In these situations, the pharmacist recognizes the responsibilities that accompany these obligations and acts accordingly. 19

20 Code Of Ethics 8.A pharmacist seeks justice in the distribution of health resources. When health resources are allocated, a pharmacist is fair and equitable, balancing the needs of patients and society. 20

21 Oath of Pharmacist At this time, I vow to devote my professional life to the service of all humankind through the profession of Pharmacy. Will consider the welfare of humanity and relief of human suffering my primary concerns. 21

22 Oath of Pharmacist At this time, I vow to devote my professional life to the service of all humankind through the profession of Pharmacy. Will consider the welfare of humanity and relief of human suffering my primary concerns. 22

23 ? We need to Change the Attitude…… 23

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27 A Clay Pot Having Milk Will Be Ranked Higher Than A Golden Pot Having Posion. It’s Not Our Outer Glamour But Our Inner Virtues That Make Us Valuable... ;-> THANKS 27


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