Tagged: Patient Care

Is California Prepared for a Public Health Emergency?

California Poison Control System and Statewide Area Health Education Center Program Accept Disaster Preparedness Role

Follow-up Care Proves Valuable, Studies Show

Two studies conducted by UCSF School of Pharmacy researchers demonstrate how follow-up care by pharmacists can help patients adhere to their medications, decrease the number of return visits, and increase patient satisfaction. For more information, see UCSF Magazine, "L is for Listening," August 2002.

Overused Antibiotics Fueling Microbe Resistance

Cipro and related broad spectrum antibiotics are being over-prescribed, accelerating bacterial resistance to the drugs and reducing their ability to treat infections, according to recently presented research findings by UCSF School of Pharmacy clinical scientist Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD.

Health Care Providers to Receive Smoking Cessation Training

Pharmacy school faculties across the United States will be trained to teach a tobacco cessation curriculum to Doctor of Pharmacy students, and community pharmacists and physicians will be trained to work as a close-knit team when it comes to helping their patients quit smoking because of two recently funded grants from the National Cancer Institute and the leadership of UCSF School of Pharmacy investigators Karen Hud

Pharmacist Serves Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community

Drug interactions and symptom management are already difficult for many patients to fully understand. But when patients are deaf or hard of hearing, important details can be even more difficult to communicate.

Dean Honored with Practice Excellence Award

School of Pharmacy Dean Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD is being by honored by the American Pharmaceutical Association (APhA) with the Daniel B. Smith Practice Excellence Award in recognition of her history of contribution and service to pharmacy education, practice, and leadership.

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