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Increasing access to care through prescriber-driven pharmacist protocols

By: Cindy Stowe, PharmD, and Patricia Rippetoe Freeman, PharmD Standing orders and clinical protocols allow the delivery of prescribed care based on an agreed upon set of criteria. Pharmacists practicing in health system settings have had broad authority to provide protocol-driven care for many years. In contrast, community pharmacists’ authority to provide protocol-driven care has been limited to the provision of immunization services, and, more recently,

UK pharmacy students are finalists in national business plan competition

A team of University of Kentucky College of Pharmacystudents is one of three finalists in the Good Neighbor Pharmacy National Community Pharmacists Association’s (NCPA) Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition. The 2012 competition drew entries from a record number of 40 schools and colleges of pharmacy. The competition is the first national competition of its kind in the

Pharmacy faculty member is APhA-APRS president-elect

Melody Ryan, a University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy faculty member and alumnus, has been voted president-elect of the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science (APhA-APRS). As a unit of APhA, APRS “stimulates the discovery, dissemination and application of research to improve patient health and serves pharmacists and those members who are