Healthcare

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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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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Preventing Medication-Related Patient Harm

Preventing medicine-related patient harm

While many individuals dismiss mistakes as ubiquitous and expected, healthcare professionals do not have the luxury to do so.  A mistake in healthcare may cost a life, which makes medication error ownership a professional and moral challenge.  

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