“The Medicine Shoppe v. Loretta Lynch, et al.: Pharmacists and prescribing physicians are equally liable”.
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: Identify and discuss the duties and responsibilities of a pharmacist toward a patient. Provide the details of the assigned case. Based upon your research and assessment of the case, did the pharmacist perform the required duties and uphold patient rights? Is the pharmacy at fault? Why or why not? What impact can a pharmacist’s actions have on patients and community? Consider the current opioid crisis facing our nation in your answer; cite reliable sources in your discussion. 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? Support your discussion with reliable sources. Length: Submit a 3-page paper, using headings to correspond with each question in the assignment. SLP Assignment Expectations Conduct additional research to gather sufficient information to support your writing. This should not be an opinion piece, but an analysis. Avoid the use of first person in your paper. Limit your response to a maximum of 3-5 pages. Support your paper with peer-reviewed articles and reliable sources, and use at least 3 references. For additional information on how to recognize peer-reviewed journals, see http://www.angelo.edu/services/library/handouts/peerrev.php and for evaluating internet sources: https://www.library.georgetown.edu/tutorials/research-guides/evaluating-internet-content You may use the following source to assist in your formatting your assignment: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/