October is American Pharmacists Month! Join the CDC Pharmacists for their October Webinar Series!

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Why:

More Americans are taking prescription drugs than ever and the role of pharmacists in U.S. healthcare is quickly evolving. The opportunity for collaboration between public health and pharmacy to improve our nation’s health has never been greater.

                                                          Who:

Join the CDC Pharmacists Workgroup during American Pharmacists Month to hear about CDC’s cross-cutting work in a broad range of public health issues relevant to pharmacy partners, including:

  • Medication Adherence and Advanced Pharmacy Services (Oct. 4)
  • Adverse Drug Events (Oct. 4)
  • Antibiotic Stewardship (Oct. 11)
  • HIV Prevention by the Pharmacist (Oct. 11)
  • National Diabetes Prevention Program (Oct. 18)
  • Medication-related Fall Prevention in Older Adults (Oct. 18)
  • Medication Use in Pregnancy (Oct. 18)

The program will also feature partner organization updates on current collaborations with CDC on the timely issues of the opioid overdose epidemic and immunizations (Oct. 25).

                                                          What:

The program will provide the audience with discussion of CDC’s portfolio in key public health areas that involve current and potential collaborations with pharmacy partners ideas for engagement, collaboration, and access to CDC subject matter experts.

                                                        Audience:

  • Leaders and executives in retail, community, and hospital pharmacy sectors
  • Health and prescription drug plans
  • Health IT vendors
  • Patient safety and quality organizations
  • Leadership of professional, academic, and state pharmacy organizations
  • CDC policy, communications, program, partnerships, and scientific staff interested in learning about integrating pharmacist delivered services into public health programs

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For more information, please contact: pharmacistswg@cdc.gov