Author Archives: Sally McMahon

Training the next generation of pharmacists

Training the next generation of pharmacists

Like many institutions, Colleges of Pharmacy are constantly adapting their curriculum to meet the changing needs and demands of the industry. As the healthcare landscape continues to change, the role of the pharmacist continues to evolve. Colleges are working to stay ahead of this change in order to help train professionals, so they can succeed in their careers. Medical News recently talked with Cindy Stowe,

Spencerian College formally dedicates new Dupont Circle campus

Spencerian College formally dedicated its new Dupont Circle campus Friday, firmly placing the school’s College of Applied Health and College of Nursing in the second largest medical complex outside of downtown Louisville. Students started taking classes in early January at the 44,000-square foot campus, which is located at 4000 Dupont Circle in St. Matthews near

Meet James Hedrick, MD, notable pediatrician from Bardstown Ky.

Fast Facts Board certified in pediatrics. In private practice for 40 years. Education: University of Kentucky College of Medicine (Residency, Pediatrics); University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine (Medical School) Medical News: Why did you become a doctor? James Hedrick, MD: I have a degree in nuclear physics and my wife said she would not marry me

2018 Kentucky General Assembly session comes to a close

The Kentucky General Assembly’s 2018 regular session finally wrapped up on April 14, capping off a session in which lawmakers approved the state’s next two-year budget and numerous other measures that will affect people and healthcare organizations throughout the state. Most new laws – those that come from legislation that don’t contain emergency clauses or

Plan now to reduce and prevent exposure to hazardous drugs

  By Brandi Jones According to the CDC, nearly eight million U.S. healthcare workers are potentially exposed to hazardous drugs, including pharmacy, lab and nursing personnel, physicians, operating room personnel, environmental services workers and more. This exposure can result in both acute and chronic health effects, depending on the exposure length and toxicity. Exposure of

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