Learn How to Start Conversations About Naloxone

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has just released a new resource aimed at helping pharmacists talk to their patients about naloxone use.  As APhA reports, “coprescribing naloxone to patients taking opioids has been shown to significantly reduce opioid-related harms. Greater access to naloxone has been associated with 63% fewer emergency department visits and 27%–46% fewer […]

Pharmacists Should Deliver Injectable Therapy, JAPhA Report Says

A new report published in the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association (JAPhA), summarizing the APhA’s Stakeholder Conference on Improving Patient Access to Injectable Medications, states that pharmacists should expand their injectable medication administration beyond immunizations. The APhA Conference brought together representatives from all practice areas to discuss how pharmacists can enhance outcomes for patients […]

APhA Celebrates National Immunization Awareness Month

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) just released a press release and website in support of National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), which is observed throughout August to celebrate the benefits of vaccination and to highlight the importance of adhering to regular vaccinations for people of all ages. APhA recommends that patients “protect yourself, your family, and your community […]