Rx2019 Blake Houle and the Rx2017 students on rotation in Sudbury - Matthew Filipovic, Jillian Belanger, Tayyaba Mawani and Monique Eisa.
Health Sciences North (HSN) is one of the largest hospitals in northern Ontario. For Blake Houle, a second year pharmacy student who’d never worked in a hospital before, a work term at HSN was an exciting prospect.
The School of Pharmacy is pleased to announce that long-time adjunct clinical assistant professor Nardine Nakhla has been appointed to the role of clinical lecturer. The full-time faculty role will allow Professor Nakhla to expand both her teaching and her pharmacy practice research.
The School of Pharmacy was pleased to partner with the City of Kitchener to support the Made in Kitchener walking tour. Made in Kitchener is a digital storytelling tour with stops around downtown Kitchener.
Antibiotics are among the most common medications prescribed in long-term care facilities, and often those prescriptions can be inappropriate and in fact dangerous to residents and to others in this setting. Prescribing antibiotics unnecessarily or for too long exposes people, especially more vulnerable seniors, to potentially avoidable harms like allergies, infections, and antibiotic resistance.
Last week, the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) ran its annual conference for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians throughout the province. Waterloo Pharmacy faculty, staff, students, alumni participated in a variety of ways at the conference.