News for Current students

Friday, July 19, 2019

Continuing education course using artificial intelligence receives education award

Jeff Nagge - "We know having a pharmacisy involved in anticoagualtion management improves quality of care.

A course created by a professor from University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy and the Centre for Extended Learning (CEL) was recognized by the national association for university continuing education. Entitled Management of Oral Anticoagulation Therapy – Online (MOAT Online), the course received the Non-credit Programming under 48 hours award at the annual conference of the Canadian Association for University Continuing Education (CAUCE).

Friday, June 7, 2019

Preceptor and Co-op Supervisor of the year awards announced at annual pharmacy conference

Nas Keshmiri, Mark Pasetka, Dave Edwards, Nancy Waite, Phil Hauser, Ken Manson smiling

Each year Waterloo Pharmacy presents awards to celebrate our outstanding partners in experiential education. These awards recognize preceptors and co-op supervisors who show exceptional dedication in their mentorship of Waterloo Pharmacy students. This year's outstanding mentors are Phil Hauser and Mark Pasetka; they received their awards at the PxP conference in Toronto earlier this week.

Friday, May 3, 2019

Outstanding graduate students and faculty member recognized at annual awards ceremony

graduate students and supervisors holding award plaques and smiling

Since 2013, the Waterloo School of Pharmacy has recognized the excellence of MSc and PhD students with the Pharmacy Annual Graduate Awards. This year’s award’s ceremony recognized student achievements from spring of 2018 to winter of 2019.

Topics in Drug Development – Rand Hussein

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Waterloo School of Pharmacy welcomes proposed expansion of pharmacist scope to include common ailment prescribing

Pharmacist talking to patient and handing over paper

Photo credit: Direct Relief

In its recently announced budget, the provincial government proposed expanding pharmacist scope to allow pharmacists to prescribe for common ailments.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Pharmacist consultations can boost vaccine rates, study finds

smiling pharmacist talking to patient

Giving pharmacists an incentive to talk with their patients about vaccines could prevent thousands of influenza cases each year.

Researchers at the University of Waterloo found that, in Ontario, Canada, introducing a $15 consultation fee for pharmacists who consult patients over 65-years-old and over could prevent approximately 2,400 influenza cases, which result in three deaths, per year.

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