Responsibilities of the Division of Professional Affairs
Improve and promote pharmacy practice in Health-Systems and affiliated facilities by developing position statements, standards, guidelines, competency standards, and related materials. Identify and recognize innovative practice.
Work cooperatively with allied organizations and other agencies to develop and promote these responsibilities.
Review bi-annually existing ICHP Position Statements for the purpose of retention, revision, or deletion.
Develops new position statements relative to professional practice reflecting the viewpoint of the membership.
Every position statement must be presented to the Board for approval.
Once approved, the statements are presented at the next House of Delegates meeting for final approval.
Once approved, the statements are incorporated into the policy and procedure manual.
Develops professional standards relative to Health-System pharmacy practice upon request. All standards must be confirmed by the Board, approved by the House of Delegates and reviewed every two years by the Division.