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Community Outreach at the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy. Christina Abelli Andrea Russell Russell Poisson. Objectives. Goal: Increase the extent to which pharmacy departments in health systems engage in public health initiatives on behalf of their communities.

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Community outreach at the university of rhode island college of pharmacy

Community Outreach at the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy

Christina Abelli

Andrea Russell

Russell Poisson


Objectives

Objectives

  • Goal: Increase the extent to which pharmacy departments in health systems engage in public health initiatives on behalf of their communities.

  • Promoting healthy aging

  • Healthcare & community development

  • Volunteer services to benefit public health


Healthy aging in the community

Healthy aging in the community

Christina Abelli

Student Pharmacist Class of 2013

University of Rhode Island

College of Pharmacy


Overview

Overview

  • ASCP

    • American Society of Consultant Pharmacists

    • American Senior Care Pharmacists

  • South Kingstown Senior Center

  • South Bay Manor

  • Script Your Future

  • Healthy Living


South kingstown senior center

South Kingstown Senior Center

  • Fall Frolic

  • New Years event

  • Medicare assistance

  • Brown bag events

  • Exercise activities

  • Support groups

  • Technology lessons


Fall frolic 2009

FALL Frolic 2009


Community outreach at the university of rhode island college of pharmacy

  • Line dancing/ the waltz

  • “The Romps” Senior Center’s own orchestra


South bay manor

South Bay Manor

  • Senior Prom

  • Wii Bowling Wednesdays

  • Exercise programs

  • Adopt A Patient

    • MTM/ SOAP notes

  • Health Fair


Senior prom 2011

Senior Prom2011

Preparations!


Future outreach

Future Outreach

  • Script your Future

    • Provide information to local senior centers

    • Promote patient adherence

  • Promote healthy living and healthy aging in the community


South africa healthcare community development fall 2008

South Africa- Healthcare & Community DevelopmentFall 2008

Andrea Russell

Student Pharmacist

URI College of Pharmacy


South african health care system

South African Health Care System

  • Private Sector; brain drain

  • Public Sector; national funding

  • Traditional healers/herbalists


Challenges to adherence

Challenges to adherence

  • Social stigma

  • Access

  • Cultural values

  • Uninformed national leaders


Overcoming challenges to adherence

Overcoming challenges to adherence

  • “counting table”

  • Spending time with patients


Pharmacy student activities

Pharmacy Student Activities

Rhode Island Free Clinic Pharmacy

Russell D Poisson

PharmD Class of 2013

Saturday November 5th, 2011


Rhode island free clinic

Rhode Island Free Clinic

  • 655 Broad Street Providence RI 02907

  • Americorp VISTA

  • Services offered


Pharmacy student activity

Pharmacy Student Activity

  • Sample Closet

  • Pharmacy first established in 2009

  • IPPE Service Learning Opportunities


Pharmacy services provided

Pharmacy Services Provided

  • Over 60 often used generic medications

  • Patient Assistance Program

  • Adherence Counseling


Challenges

Challenges

  • Increasing Volume

  • Limited Space

  • Computer System


Questions more information

Questions/More Information?

  • More information available online at http://www.rifreeclinic.org/

  • E-mail at [email protected]

  • Volunteer at [email protected]

  • Any questions?


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