Healthcare Quality

Improving Health Literacy: USP Pictograms

USP Pictograms Help Patients Understand Their Medications

Pictograms, a free resource from USP, are simple illustrations that help ensure proper medication use for low-literacy and non-native language speaking patients. They provide healthcare professionals with a useful tool to overcome communication and comprehension issues that may arise.

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A <797> Rewritten with Patient Safety in Mind

Revised USP Standards for Compounding Sterile Preparations

Gigi Davidson, R.Ph., DICVP, Chair of USP's Compounding Expert Committee shares her thoughts and background information on proposed revisions to <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding—Sterile Preparations. Compounding practitioners are encouraged to view and share comments on the changes online.

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Oh, the Possibilities! What I Learned from My Pharmacy Internship at USP

Tiffany Chan, 2015 USP Pharmacy Intern

Tiffany Chan, a PharmD candidate from Shenandoah University, details her rewarding experience participating in the 2015 USP Summer Internship Program.

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