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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Vaccination beliefs are reinforced, not changed, in online discussions, study finds

Gloved hands administering a vaccine into an arm

Attitudes and beliefs about influenza vaccination are unlikely to change when discussed in online forums, found a new study from researchers at the University of Waterloo.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

#RethinkPharmacists: Supporting people who want to quit smoking

Pharmacist breaking a cigarette in half

Are you trying to quit smoking? Your pharmacist could be a good place to start. Pharmacists are trained in supporting people to quit smoking and are familiar with the wide variety of products to help quit. In Ontario, there’s a standard program that pharmacists use with patients. It looks like this:

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Pharmacists could dramatically reduce ER visits

Incorporating pharmacists with an expanded scope into the community or hospital emergency departments (ED) could significantly reduce ED crowdedness, according to a new study.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Alumnus Allison Tario receives national New Practitioner Award

We have the skills, passion, and opportunity to push pharmacy to the best it can be for Canadian patients," Allison Tario

Waterloo Pharmacy alumnus Allison Tario received the New Practitioner Award at the Canadian Pharmacists Conference this weekend. Tario graduated in 2014 and is the first Waterloo Pharmacy alumni to receive this prestigious national award, bestowed by the Canadian Pharmacists Association.

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