TITLE: Workload Study Request

WHEREAS, state boards of pharmacy receive information regarding workload, working conditions, and resources related to the provision of pharmacist care services and public safety; and

WHEREAS, the information is primarily anecdotal or subjective survey data of pharmacists’ perceptions; and

WHEREAS, state boards of pharmacy require objective data to substantiate the potential impact on patient safety and determine appropriate actions;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that NABP encourage the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, and other stakeholders to undertake efforts to obtain objective data analysis to determine the impact of workload, working conditions, and related topics on substantiated patient safety outcomes.

(Resolution passed at the 115th Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN.)