2. Core Concepts and skills

2.1Professional Conduct

Pharmacy is a profession and pharmacists are professionals who exercise professionalism and professional judgement on a day-to-day basis.

The concepts of a ‘profession’, a ‘professional’ and ‘professionalism’ are not rigidly defined. However, these are concepts that are important for any pharmacist, including those who work in non-patient facing roles.

A profession can be described as an occupation that: