Publication date: 
Fri., Mar. 16, 2018 4:45pm EDT ·

AAOA Poll Highlights Need for Robust Consumer Education Effort to Address Opioid Abuse Epidemic

More than one-third of consumers are unaware of the need to safely dispose of unused opioids – one of the key findings from a new national poll from Morning Consult and commissioned by Allied Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA). The findings underscore a significant gap in education and awareness regarding safe and appropriate use of prescription pain medicines and the urgent need for outreach to patients, caregivers and families around proactive steps to take to mitigate the likelihood of misuse before it occurs.

Publication date: 
Thu., Mar. 1, 2018 12:45pm EST ·

FDA to revise labeling on kids’ prescription opioid cold meds

NCPIE serves as co-editor for a monthly column in Pharmacy Today (American Pharmacists Association) The column is entitled “One-to-One” and is intended to help develop pharmacists’ medication communication and counseling skills to promote safe and appropriate medicine use.