The Code of Ethics: Non Maleficence


Healthcare professionals must be diligent in their efforts to do no harm to their patients and, whenever possible, prevent harm from occurring.

Key ethical standards, among others, require pharmacy professionals to:

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The Code of Ethics articulates the ethical principles and standards that must guide the practice of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. As a way to draw attention to the Code since its introduction almost five years ago, we will be featuring one ethical principle in each upcoming edition of Pharmacy Connection.