Veterinary Pharmacy Education (Resolution 110-5-14)

May 30, 2014

Topics: Resolutions

Resolution No: 110-5-14
Title: Veterinary Pharmacy Education
Membership Vote: PASS

WHEREAS, pharmacists are recognized as the experts in pharmacology and appropriate drug therapy; and

WHEREAS, evolving pharmacist practice includes providing medication therapy for both human and veterinary patients; and

WHEREAS, a substantial opportunity exists for increasing veterinary pharmacist care and education in pharmacy practice;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that NABP encourage the development and availability of veterinary pharmacology education at colleges and schools of pharmacy in collaboration with schools of veterinary medicine.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that pharmacists dispensing medications for veterinary patients possess the competence and have access to resources necessary to appropriately dispense and provide care.

(Resolution passed at the NABP 110th Annual Meeting in Phoenix, AZ)