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Detail page for Cultural Competence Sets Pharmacy Professionals ApartCultural Competence Sets Pharmacy Professionals Apart
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.
Detail page for Nutrition: Is Peanut Butter Healthy?Nutrition: Is Peanut Butter Healthy?
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.
Detail page for Surgeon put battlefield medical experience into action to care for Oxford shooting victimsSurgeon put battlefield medical experience into action to care for Oxford shooting victims
“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.
Detail page for For your health, Summer is a season of guilty pleasuresFor your health, Summer is a season of guilty pleasures
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.
Detail page for Health care workers are burning out and these universities want to help.Health care workers are burning out and these universities want to help.
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.
Detail page for Touro University California schedules 25th Anniversary GalaTouro University California schedules 25th Anniversary Gala
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.
Detail page for Governor Gavin Newsom Announces AppointmentsGovernor Gavin Newsom Announces Appointments
Michael Kim, 41, of Glendale, has been appointed to the Osteopathic Medical Board of California. He has been an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine since 2016. He is a member of the American Board of Anesthesiology with board certifications in anesthesiology and critical care. He earned a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Touro University California. This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Kim is a Libertarian.
Detail page for For Your Health: Pharmacists play role in addressing health care inequityFor Your Health: Pharmacists play role in addressing health care inequity
A revolution is underway in the health care world, driven by a heightened awareness of inequity and inequality in the current health care system, as well as a need to address chronic health conditions that are more likely to lead to hospitalizations and major complications.
Detail page for A sign of normalcy returning: NorCal college holds 1st in-person graduation in 2 yearsA sign of normalcy returning: NorCal college holds 1st in-person graduation in 2 years
Touro University held its first in-person graduation ceremonies since 2020, when the pandemic abruptly halted in-person gatherings for what felt to many as an indefinite time.