ACIP Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
ADE Adverse drug events
ADHD Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
AIDS Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
APhA American Pharmacist’s Association
ASHP American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
ASTHO Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
BID Twice daily
BP Blood pressure
BPM Beats per minute
CC Chief complaint
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CMR Comprehensive Medication Review
CMS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CT Computed tomography
CV Cardiovascular
CVA Cerebrovascular accident
DOT Directly observed therapy
ED Emergency department
eDOT Electronic directly observed therapy
EHR Electronic health record
EPT Expedited partner therapy
FBG Fasting blood glucose
FDA Food and Drug Administration
FGC Female genital cutting
FGM Female genital mutilation
FH Family history
FQHC Federally-qualified health center
HCV Hepatitis C virus
HEENT Head, eyes, ears, nose and throat
HgA1c Glycosylated hemoglobin
HIV Human immunodeficiency virus
HLD Hyperlipidemia
HPI History of present illness
HR Heart rate
HTN Hypertension
IAC Immunization Action Coalition
IPE Interprofessional education
IPEC Interprofessional Education Collaborative
KFF Kaiser Family Foundation
LTBI Latent tuberculosis infection
LRN Laboratory Response Network
MAI Medication Appropriateness Index
MDR Multi-drug resistant
MDR-TB Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis
MI Myocardial infarction
MOU Memorandum of understanding
MSM Men who have sex with men
MTM Medication Therapy Management
N/A Not available
NACDS National Association of Chain Drug Stores
NASPA National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations
NKDA No known drug allergies
NT/ND Non-tender, non-distended
ODPHP Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
OTC Over-the-counter
PATH Partnership Assessment Tool for Health
PDMP Prescription drug monitoring program
PERT Pharmacy emergency response team
PMH Past medical history
PO Per oral
POD Point of dispensing
POC Point of care
PPD Pack per day/Purified protein derivative
PRN As needed
ROS Review of systems
RR Respiratory rate
SBIRT Screening followed by brief interventions
SDG Sustainable Development Goals
SDH Social determinants of health
SH Social history
SNS Strategic National Stockpile
SQ Subcutaneously
STD Sexually transmitted disease
STI Sexually transmitted infection
STOPP/START Screening Tool of Older People’s Prescriptions/Screening Tool to Alert to Right Treatment
T2DM Type 2 diabetes mellitus
TB Tuberculosis
Tdap Tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis
TID Three times daily
UN United Nations
US United States
USPSTF United States Preventive Services Task Force
VS Vital signs
WHO World Health Organization
WNL Within normal limits