Opioid Safety

International Overdose Awareness Day | August 31

2019-08-07T14:31:05-05:00August 21st, 2019|Opioid Epidemic, Opioid Safety, Public/Community Health, Substance Abuse|

International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on August 31 each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have died or had a permanent injury as a result of drug overdose. [...]

California Pharmacists Opioid Safety Training

2017-02-13T23:07:49-06:00February 13th, 2017|Naloxone, Opioid Epidemic, Opioid Safety, Pharmaceutical TakeBack, Pharmacist Training, Pharmacists|

California Pharmacists Opioid Safety Training The Last Line of Defense in the Healthcare Team More than 2,000 people in California die every year from overdoses related to opioids. Pharmacists are literally the last line of defense in the healthcare team. Register below for this one-hour CME class for pharmacists on safe dispensing of opioid medications. [...]

Pharmacists Rank Second Again Among Gallup’s Most Trusted Professionals

2019-07-16T16:20:06-05:00November 21st, 2016|Acute Care, ADD/ADHD, Administration/Management, Adverse Drug Reactions, AIDS / HIV, Allergies, Alternative Medicine, Alzheimers/Dementia, Asthma, Compliance, Compounding, COPD, Cultural Diversity, Depression/Bipolar, Diabetes, Dyslipidemia / Cholesterol, E-Prescribing, Endocrinology, Ethics, Hepatitis C, HIPAA, Hypertension / Blood Pressure, Immunizations, Infertility, Marijuana, Marijuana Legalization, Medical Cannabis, Medication Safety, Men's Health, Mental Health, Naloxone, Nutrition, Obesity / Weight management, Opioid Epidemic, Opioid Safety, Pain Management, Pallative Care / Hospice, Pharmaceutical TakeBack, Pharmacist Training, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Law, Preceptor/Mentor Training, Prescription Cost, Prescription Drug Errors, Preventative Care, Provider Status, Public/Community Health, Regulatory Issues, Rheumatology, Risk Management, Smoking Cessation, Sports Medicine, STD's, Substance Abuse, Technology, Telemedicine / Telepharmacy, USP 795, USP 797, USP 800, Veterinary Pharmacy - Exotics, Veterinary Pharmacy - Large Animals, Veterinary Pharmacy - Small Animals, Womens Health|

Top-three recognition for 14th straight year shows importance of pursuing a pro-pharmacy, pro-patient policy agenda, NACDS says 12.21.2016 "The takeaway for policymakers is that the pharmacist-patient relationship has tremendous potential to do even more to improve patient health and well-being, along with the overall quality and affordability of healthcare." click here to read the story