Read the article in the required reading, “The Medicine Shoppe v. Loretta Lynch, et al.: Pharmacists and prescribing physicians are equally liable” as well as the Pharmacists Code of Ethics at the following link: https://www.pharmacist.com/code-ethics
Discuss the following:
1. Identify and discuss the duties and responsibilities of a pharmacist toward a patient.
2. Based upon your research and assessment of the case, did the pharmacist perform the required duties and uphold patient rights?
3. Is the pharmacy at fault? Why or why not?
4. What impact can a pharmacist’s actions have on patients and community?
5. What precautions can be taken to ensure these types of incidents by allied professionals don’t happen to others? Should there be more regulations in place?
Length: Submit a 3-page paper, using headings to correspond with each question in the assignment.
1. Conduct additional research to gather sufficient information to support your writing. This should not be an opinion piece, but an analysis.
2. Avoid the use of first person in your paper.
3. Limit your response to a maximum of 3-5 pages.