BE WARY AND THANKFUL AT THE SAME TIME

BE WARY AND THANKFUL AT THE SAME TIME

During my working career I was very aware of my primary pharmacist responsibility: Provide the right medication, the right dosage at the right time by the right route to the right patient for those communities that I served. These are commonly referred to as the 5...
Safe medicine storage & disposal

Safe medicine storage & disposal

Where do you keep your medicines? Are they in different places—some in the medicine cabinet, in the kitchen, in the bedroom or elsewhere? Can you find them easily when needed? Do you know how to safely dispose of them? Safe use of medicine includes safe storage and...
Been Called Many Names During My Career

Been Called Many Names During My Career

Recently, in a blog I receive from Doximity my attention was drawn to an article headline: How Pharmacists Lost Control of Their Profession and Why You Should Care. In the article, the author alluded to the fact that pharmacist’s had lost their standing as...
Medication management for older adults

Medication management for older adults

This month, the Medical Spotlight would like to provide you with information about those changes that occur as we age, what impact these will have on your medication therapy, important facts to know about medications and older patients and tips to prevent these...
NOW WAIT JUST A MINUTE!

NOW WAIT JUST A MINUTE!

As many of you know, CVS has set up what they call Minute Clinics in many of their pharmacy locations across the country. These are meant to help triage patients with minor ailments, as well as refer them to the appropriate facilities for treatment of more serious...