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Grant Title: Pharmacy-Centered Education for Refugees in the United States
Grants Awarded Number
133
Status
Grant Complete, 2014
Organization
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Location
Manchester, New Hampshire
Grant Category
Therapeutics, Diseases & Populations
Keyword
Diversity
Grant Docs
CPF Synopsis | Presentation | Guide | Med List - Nepali | Med List - Chinese | Med List - Burmese | Med List - English
Journal
J Am Pharm Assoc
Objectives

This program provides education for recently settled refugees. The program is done in collaboration with local refugee resettlement support programs. Education provided includes how to navigate and use a pharmacy in the United States as well as safe and appropriate use of prescription medications. Participants are also taught about the components of a prescription label as well as what questions they should ask their pharmacist about their medications. The education session is interactive and the participants are surveyed prior to and after the session.

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  • Applicant:
    Cheryl Abel
    PharmD
    Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences