Pharmacist
Taxonomy Code 183500000X

Classification: Pharmacist

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Description

An individual licensed by the appropriate state regulatory agency to engage in the practice of pharmacy. The practice of pharmacy includes, but is not limited to, assessment, interpretation, evaluation, and implementation, initiation, monitoring or modification of medication and or medical orders; the compounding or dispensing of medication and or medical orders; participation in drug and device procurement, storage, and selection; drug administration; drug regimen reviews; drug or drug-related research; provision of patient education and the provision of those acts or services necessary to provide medication therapy management services in all areas of patient care.

Notes

Source: Adapted from National Association of Boards of Pharmacy Model State Pharmacy Act, Article 1, Section 104. [1/1/2006: definition modified, source modified]

Additional Taxonomy Codes from Pharmacist Classification

  • 1835C0205X Critical Care
    A licensed pharmacist who has demonstrated specialized knowledge and skill in the delivery of patient care services by pharmacists, as integral members of interprofessional teams, working to ensure the safe and effective use of medications in critically ill patients.
  • 1835G0000X General Practice
  • 1835G0303X Geriatric
    A pharmacist who is certified in geriatric pharmacy practice is designated as a “Certified Geriatric Pharmacist” (CGP). To become certified, candidates are expected to be knowledgeable about principles of geriatric pharmacotherapy and the provision of pharmaceutical care to the elderly.
  • 1835N0905X Nuclear
    A licensed pharmacist who has demonstrated specialized knowledge and skill in procurement, compounding, quality control testing, dispensing, distribution, and monitoring of radiopharmaceuticals.
  • 1835N1003X Nutrition Support
    A licensed pharmacist who has demonstrated specialized knowledge and skill in maintenance and/or restoration of optimal nutritional status, designing and modifying treatment according to patient needs.
  • 1835P0018X Pharmacist Clinician (PhC)/ Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
    Pharmacist Clinician/Clinical Pharmacy Specialist is a pharmacist with additional training and an expanded scope of practice that may include prescriptive authority, therapeutic management, and disease management.
  • 1835P0200X Pediatrics
    A licensed pharmacist who has demonstrated specialized knowledge and skill in the delivery of patient care services by pharmacists that ensures the safe and effective use of medications for all children from neonates through adolescents.
  • 1835P1200X Pharmacotherapy
    A licensed pharmacist who has demonstrated specialized knowledge and skill in optimizing pharmacotherapeutic care of patients, by developing, implementing, monitoring, and modifying complex treatment plans, providing advanced level education and consultation, and collaborating with other health professionals in the management of therapy.
  • 1835P1300X Psychiatric
    A licensed pharmacist who has demonstrated specialized knowledge and skill in optimizing care of patients with psychiatric illness by assessing and monitoring patients, recognizing drug-induced problems, and recommending appropriate treatment plans.
  • 1835P2201X Ambulatory Care
    A licensed pharmacist who has demonstrated specialized knowledge and skill in the provision of integrated, accessible health care services by pharmacists and is accountable for addressing medication needs, developing sustained partnerships with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community.
  • 1835X0200X Oncology
    A licensed pharmacist who has demonstrated specialized knowledge and skill in developing, recommending, implementing, monitoring, and modifying pharmacotherapeutic plans to optimize outcomes in patients with malignant diseases.

Volume numbers are based on primary as well as secondary taxonomy codes of Providers.

Pharmacist - Pharmacist Provider Ratio per 10,000 Population by State

Data based on 2014 Census Population Estimates. Provider information last updated 2/23/2017


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The NPI Database was last updated on 2/23/2017 with 5,133,784 records.

Provider(s) data per State with Population Ratio