Letters: March 2011

March 15, 2011

Readers speak out about healthcare team roles, pharmacy credentials, efficiency, and e-tracking.

Key Points

Do not do unto others ...

"Re: "Evolving Pharmacy Practice in the 21st century" [CE, January 2011]:

Katie Morales, RN

Speaking of credit where credit is due

When giving credentials after a name, why do you choose to use "RPh" for those who have a BS degree in Pharmacy? I find the selective use of "RPh" for "BS" graduates rather demeaning. "Doctor of Pharmacy" graduates are also registered pharmacists, so how does this clearly distinguish between a "BS" graduate and a "PharmD" graduate? PharmD is a degree, and RPh is a title. We are all RPhs. Distinguish us by our degrees.

Danny A. Young, BS Pharm, BA