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Entries for June 2016

Every year in September, Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA) holds a Medication Disposal Event @ the Capitol on the south Capitol lawn in Lansing. This year, the event will be held Tuesday, Sept. 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event helps the general public safely and responsibly dispose of medications, including controlled substances and narcotics. Those dropping of medications will learn a...

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Vaccination Update for 2016

Posted on June 30, 2016 in: Member News

by Logan M. Cloyd, Pharm.D. Candidate Influenza The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention currently recommends that all individuals six months of age and older receive influenza vaccination annually as long as they have no contraindications. There are currently two options for vaccination: a trivalent vaccination and a quadrivalent vaccination. Four different vaccine variations are availabl...

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Proper disposal of unused medications is a primary way we can keep those drugs off the streets and out of our waterways. But in order to dispose of those medications properly, various counties and cities across the state have provided opportunities and locations to bring these unused or unwanted medications for disposal. Included is information you can share with your patients and customers about ...

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Michigan law requires an annual inventory of controlled substances to be completed no more than 30 days prior to May 1 and no later than 60 days after May 1. Your copy must be submitted to the state between April 1 and June 30. If you haven’t yet completed your inventory and need a resource to help you get it done in a hurry, order the PSI Controlled Substance Inventory List available from ...

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Registration is open for the 2016 Pharmacy Day at the Capitol event! This year’s event will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 100 N. Capitol Building. Occurring every year in September, this event provides an opportunity for pharmacists and student pharmacists to educate legislators on their value as healthcare professionals. Volunteering for this event provides a...

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