05/23/2017
By 2020, one in two Americans older than 50 is expected to have, or to be at risk of developing, osteoporosis of the hip, which leads to a greater risk of hip fracture.
05/23/2017
As the population continues to age, busy community pharmacies will encounter greater numbers of patients who are at risk of osteoporosis.
05/23/2017
With a long holiday weekend coming soon, community pharmacies have a great opportunity this week to add an ounce of sunscreen prevention to patient education.
05/23/2017
To be sure that we’re headed in the right direction in accomplishing our mission and program goals, we need your help in telling us how we’re doing.
05/16/2017
Becoming a preceptor means being willing and able to carve out significant amounts of time to dedicate to a student pharmacist or resident.
05/16/2017
DSN offers community pharmacy project ideas that benefit your patients, staff and students. This month’s focus is on asthma.
05/16/2017
Upon refilling MT’s medications this month, the technician noted that MT who is typically exactly on track with refill dates is late filling her prescriptions.
05/16/2017
Precepting pharmacy students and residents is a time-consuming task, but it’s one that signals just how invested preceptors are in the future of the profession.
05/09/2017
Adequate folic acid consumption by women of childbearing age has been linked to prevention of birth defects of the brain and spine known as neural tube defects.
05/09/2017
Do you need a specific type of lesson to maintain a credential or certificate?
05/09/2017
The research underscores the need for pharmacists to take a more active role in managing asthmatic patients.
05/09/2017
The pharmacy team provides services to people who are literally its neighbors, and it takes its role in the community very seriously.
05/02/2017
The guidelines stress the importance of long-term, regular follow-up to help patients living with asthma maintain control.
05/02/2017
Many patients are not following recommendations concerning their asthma action plans.
05/02/2017
What happens when a patient tries to refill one of her asthma medications eight days too soon?
05/02/2017
Take charge of your CE and let us know if there are any specific topics you need or want to take, and we’ll get started developing those lessons.
04/25/2017
It’s always a good time to evaluate your personal plan and the commitment all pharmacists have for continuing professional development.
04/25/2017
In the community pharmacy, a variety of patient problems present daily.
04/25/2017
When patients with diabetes pick up refills for medications, take a moment to discuss the risks of hypoglycemia.
04/25/2017
As a part of our on-going content needs assessment, we are requesting topic submissions from you, our users.
04/18/2017
Bowers has been precepting for six years and has worked with a total of nine students so far.
04/18/2017
We want to honor those pharmacists who are helping usher in the next generation of pharmacists.
04/18/2017
We want to hear from you if your pharmacy is leading the charge in the future of the profession.
04/18/2017
Consider presenting your P4 rotation students with an ethical decision issue based on a situation you have encountered during your career.
04/11/2017
Guardian Pharmacy of Southeast Florida has been serving residents and caregivers in long-term care and assisted living communities since 2004.
04/10/2017
Pharmacists should review with their patients any prescription and OTC medications that may cause constipation.
04/10/2017
Colorectal screening rates are a specific Leading Health indicator called out in Healthy People 2020.
04/10/2017
FP is a 31-year-old female who presents to the pharmacy with complaints of episodic abdominal pain in the past two months.
04/04/2017
It is estimated that 10% to 15% of the world’s population is living with irritable bowel syndrome.
04/04/2017
It's important to spend a few minutes discussing the potential causes to recommend the best treatment plan.
04/04/2017
Celiac disease, an autoimmune condition, affects nearly 1% of the U.S. population.
04/04/2017
The majority of American adults consume less than the recommended 21 to 38 grams of daily dietary fiber.
03/28/2017
The scope of practice in the community pharmacy is expanding for both pharmacists and technicians.
03/28/2017
Are you looking for relevant, community pharmacy focused CPE lessons to help you meet your personal development needs?
03/28/2017
As an accredited CPE provider, we’re here to help pharmacists and technicians meet the continuing education requirements for licensure and certification.
03/28/2017
Counseling parents and caregivers regarding the proper measurement of liquid pediatric medications is routine in the community pharmacy.
03/23/2017
The study provides the first direct evidence of opiate-related epigenetic alterations in the human brain.
03/21/2017
It is well known that adherence to COPD treatment is directly linked to control of the disease and overall treatment costs.
03/21/2017
Patients with COPD will benefit from education and interventions focused on driving adherence.
03/21/2017
The American Diabetes Association estimates that 29.1 million Americans, or 9.3% of the population have diabetes.
03/21/2017
Saying thank you for a job well done is always the right thing to do and is an important part of developing teams and relationships.
03/14/2017
We offer community pharmacy project ideas that benefit your patients, staff and students. This month’s focus is on women’s health.
03/14/2017
JD is 54-year-old African American man who is a first-time pharmacy customer. How would you handle his case?
03/14/2017
As a preceptor, it is important to regularly evaluate your personal skills and development plan.
03/14/2017
We want to acknowledge preceptors who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. Have you nominated yours?
03/07/2017
There are multiple tools available to pharmacists who need to address their patients’ adherence obstacles.
03/07/2017
Healthy People 2020 is currently in progress with a variety of health-related objectives and programs.
03/07/2017
When customers visit a pharmacy looking for an OTC sleep aid, pharmacists have the perfect opportunity to engage with the patient.
03/07/2017
Rex Pharmacy, a Health Mart pharmacy, has stood in the same location in Atlanta, Iowa, since its founding more than 75 years ago.
02/28/2017
Experts from the National Institutes of Health estimate that 50 to 70 million adults in the United States have sleep or wakefulness disorders.

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