Tip of the Week: Resilience During the Pandemic and Beyond

Pharmacy Times
By Leslie Wu, Shane Desselle, RPh, PhD, FAPhA

Resilience is a lifelong skill that can improve adaptability to many situations, especially in the workplace. According to Merriam-Webster, resilience is “the ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change.”1

The pharmacy environment, constantly evolving with new treatment regimens, updated laws, and more patient-centric practice recommendations, is a place where improved resiliency can come in handy. Especially when faced with uncertain times during a pandemic, resilience helps pharmacy personnel cope with mounting pressures and demands that come from stressed patients, tense supervisors, nervous patients, and precarious supply chain balances.

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