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Detail page for Solano County Substance Use Symposium Brings Drug Treatment Community Together to Reduce OverdosesSolano County Substance Use Symposium Brings Drug Treatment Community Together to Reduce Overdoses
This first-ever event will be held on Sept. 9, 2022, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in partnership with Solano County, Drug Safe Solano, Touro University, the CA Bridge Program, and New Start Recovery Solutions.
Touro University California will start its eighth annual Social Justice in Public Health lecture series on Thursday. This year’s theme is Economic and Political Inequality: A Threat to Public Health.
The Touro Child and Adult Resource Education and Support Mobile Vaccination Program, or Touro CARES MVP, has administered more than 6,000 vaccines in Solano County.
Health care professionals, including in pharmacy, often interact with patients in precarious situations and must broach uncomfortable topics. As such, all pharmacy personnel must be trained and knowledgeable about appropriate communication with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds. Cultural competency can be referred to within the context of health care as the ability to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate services.
Is peanut butter a “healthy” choice, what kind of fat does it contain and how do you buy the best one? Registered Nutritionist Nicola Shubrook answers these and other questions.
“You don’t realize something like this shooting can come to your community. This was a wake-up call to our hospital and the nation,” said Dr. Jason Pasley, McLaren Oakland Trauma Medical Director, who was on call the day of the Oxford High School shooting in 2021.
Summer is a special season with many fond memories being created during this time. Enjoying outdoor activities, county fairs with barbecues, kids on summer break and traveling with friends and family are only a few among many traditional summer experiences.
Detail page for Tip of the Week: Proper, Comprehensive Training is Essential to Enhance Implementation of New ServicesTip of the Week: Proper, Comprehensive Training is Essential to Enhance Implementation of New Services
Because community pharmacies might seem somewhat homogenous to patients, providing excellent service could be a factor that differentiates a particular pharmacy, or makes it stand apart from others. However, implementation of a new service can be challenging for both pharmacists and technicians, since providing a new service can impact the pharmacy’s workflow. Successful implementation of a new intervention or service requires high levels of engagement among pharmacy staff, including technicians.
Yvonne Vigil-Calderon, an osteopathic medicine student at Touro University California, went to the doctor earlier this year with such severe exhaustion that she thought she was anemic. Her lab results came back normal.
MARE ISLAND — Touro University California has scheduled its 25th anniversary gala celebration for 6 p.m. Aug 25 at Truett Hall on campus. The gala will celebrate Touro University California’s founding in San Francisco in 1997 and eventual move to Mare Island in 1999, where it has trained and educated more than 5,000 health care and education professionals.