Oath of Pharmacist
I promise to devote myself to a lifetime of service to others through the profession of pharmacy.
In fulfilling this vow:
- I will consider the welfare of humanity and relief of suffering my primary concerns.
- I will apply my knowledge, experience, and skills to the best of my ability to assure optimal outcomes for my patients.
- I will respect and protect all personal and health information entrusted to me.
- I will accept the lifelong obligation to improve my professional knowledge and competence.
- I will hold myself and my colleagues to the highest principles of our profession’s moral, ethical and legal conduct.
- I will embrace and advocate changes that improve patient care.
- I will utilize my knowledge, skills, experiences, and values to prepare the next generation of pharmacists.
- Coordinate with the market place to adapt curricula fitting for pharmaceutical industry as well as the growing patient-oriented sector of pharmacy practice or possible novel fields.
I take these vows voluntarily with the full realization of the responsibility with which I am entrusted by the public.
The Oath was adopted by the AACP