Sharps Compliance recently announced the essay topic for its semiannual scholarship contest. Each semester Sharps hosts a contest for college and university students studying healthcare. $1,500, $1,000, and $750 scholarships are awarded to first, second, and third prize winners, respectively.
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Many senior living providers aren’t aware that some common medication disposal methods may actually be putting them at risk from a compliance standpoint while reducing operational efficiency and eroding the bottom line. A new white paper published by Sharps Compliance and Senior Housing News explains how “best practices” in medication disposal are changing and how senior living providers can benefit from new, safer pharmaceutical disposal options.
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Sharps Compliance recently announced the winners of its Fall 2019 scholarship essay contest. Each semester Sharps hosts a contest for students studying healthcare and awards three scholarships for $1,500, $1,000, and $750.
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Recent research shows that patients who receive education
and counseling about the importance of safe disposal of opioid medications are
associated with a higher likelihood of the patient properly disposing of their
unused medications. That peer-reviewed study
published in the Journal of Pain Research also found “a clear need to increase patient awareness about the
importance and methods of proper medication disposal, and a great opportunity
for health care providers to increase patient education efforts.”
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Sharps Compliance’s deadline for its Fall Scholarship Contest is fast approaching! Students studying healthcare at an accredited college or university have until Friday, May 31 to submit their essays and applications.
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