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    Pharmacy Technician Education

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Apr 7, 2017 9:00:02 AM

    In today's health care environment, more and more is being asked of the pharmacy technician. As such, standards and qualifications for entry-level practice have come into question. In an effort to reach a consensus on these standards, the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) brought together professionals and educators for the Pharmacy Technician Stakeholder Consensus Conference in February. Recognizing the need for consistent, quality standards of practice, these leaders came together to make their recommendations to PTCB.

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    Topics: allied health, PTCB, Pharm tech, Pharmacy, Pharmacy Technician, peshek, Pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacy technician certification board, pharmacy technician stakeholder consensus conferen, weiss, zentz, gallagher, pharmacy technician education, silverman, tipton

    A Unique Perspective on Aging

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Apr 5, 2017 10:43:55 AM

    At a time when many people are living longer, more creatively and functionally, historic notions of what it's like to grow old are changing. Aging Wisely… Wisdom of our Elders is a unique resource that reflects the ideas, opinions and experiences of a diverse group of senior citizens. Each story provides a unique perspective on the physical, emotional, and social aspects of growing old from those who have made the journey. 

    Each chapter presents an aspect of aging including a discussion of physical changes, emotional losses, and financials, as well as what contributes to satisfaction and happiness in later years. Every personal story closes with “Reflections for the Readers”, a series of questions correlated to the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) Core Competencies.

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    Topics: allied health, geriatrics, New Text, gerontology, AGHE, Personal Health, siegel, aging, aging wisely, association for gerontology in higher education, silverman

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