Ambulatory Care

Self-Assessment Tool

Ambulatory Care Self-Assessment Tool

Do you want to see how your practice aligns with recommendations from the 2014 ASHP Ambulatory Summit recommendations? Simply complete the following assessment. Once you complete the assessment, you will be given the opportunity to develop an action plan that will focus on practice priorities that are individualized to your site.

A list of resources to help you implement practice change is provided with the action plan.

Please note that this assessment tool does NOT assist with therapeutic decision making.

Principles of Use

ASHP’s Ambulatory Care Self-Assessment Tool was developed by an expert panel which relied on the following principles:

  • Every practice stands to benefit from adopting the 2014 ASHP Ambulatory Care Summit recommendations.
  • This tool will help practitioners in all outpatient healthcare settings. However, its utility will vary based on various factors, such as, the institution’s size, geographic location, services provided, and available resources.
  • The reports that result from use of the Ambulatory Care Self-Assessment Tool are for internal, peer-review purposes only. Please note that in some cases, an assessment question might be applicable to multiple planning categories.


The resources provided through the Ambulatory Care Self-Assessment Tool (the "Tool") are provided for informational purposes only and should not be construed as medical, legal, accounting, tax, or other professional advice of any kind. No users of the Tool should act or refrain from acting on the basis of any content included in the Tool without seeking the appropriate professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances at issue. The content of the Tool contains general information. ASHP expressly disclaims all liability in respect to actions taken or not taken based on any or all the contents of the Tool. The content of the Tool addresses topics of interest to pharmacy practitioners and other audiences, and is offered on a blind basis, without any knowledge as to your specific circumstances. The application and impact of relevant laws will vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. There may be delays or omissions in information contained in the Tool. The content should not be relied upon or used as a substitute for consultation with professional advisers.

Create an Account

How to use this tool

  1. Create an Account
  2. Complete Assessment
  3. Prioritize Action List
  4. Review Action Plan & Relevant Resources
  5. Implement Improvements
  6. Update Assessment

Ambulatory Care Recommendations 2014

Access the recommendations from the Ambulatory Care Summit.

Download Recommendations