Our kidneys are one of the most vital organs required for maintaining our body’s health and wellness. Everyone knows they have kidneys, but few people know what they do. Well, March is National Kidney Month, so there’s no better time to learn about how your kidneys help you!
Pharmacists with authorization to administer drugs by injection can significantly impact the fight against COVID-19 by using their skills to help with crucial tasks such as vaccine administration and education at designated Alberta Health Services (AHS) facilities. In Alberta, pharmacists could potentially be part of phase 2 immunization to provide vaccines to specific groups, including people at-risk populations in the wider community, such as seniors 75 years old or older and First Nations communities.
Both pharmacy technicians and pharmacy assistants play a vital role in pharmacy. Each profession’s scope of practice is essential for the pharmacy’s operation and success. Both occupations go hand in hand, and work is divided between each member of the pharmacy depending on the scope.