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Monday, June 11, 2018
Important Update - Further Guidance on PA License Application Delays »
The following are responses to questions and comments regarding licensure application processing and an updated version of...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
USP General Chapter <795> Pharmaceutical Compounding – Nonsterile Preparations »
Millions of medications are compounded each year in the US to meet the unique needs of patient, including vulnerable popul...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIOSH Proposes Additions to 2018 Hazardous Drug List »
NIOSH proposes that 20 new drugs, along with two others that already have special-handling information specified by the ma...
Friday, January 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Wolf Declares Heroin and Opioid Epidemic a Statewide Disaster Emergency »
Press Release, Public Health, Substance Use Disorder January 10, 2018 | From the Office of Governor Wolf Harris...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Legislation Clarifying Opioid Reporting Requirements Passes Committee »
December 06, 2017 The House Human Services Committee passed legislation, Senate Bill 728, to exempt epilepsy drugs fro...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
November Board of Pharmacy Meeting Notes »
PSHP attendees PSHP members: Steve Sheaffer, Rhonda Thomas Student attendees: Rachel Kim, PCP; Rachel Constant,...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Action Alert:  Ask Your Members of Congress to Push for Solutions to Drug Shortage Crisis »
As a pharmacist and a constituent, you have tremendous influence with your members of Congress. Send an email to your co...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Board of Pharmacy News – New CE Requirements for License Renewal and Initial Licensure »
Board of Pharmacy News – New CE Requirements for License Renewal and Initial Licensure There is a new requirement fo...
Friday, September 29, 2017
Opioid Education for Pharmacist Applications and Renewals Submitted after July 1, 2017 »
Section 9.1(a) of ABC-MAP* requires that all prescribers or dispensers, as defined in Section 3 of ABC-MAP, applying for l...
Friday, June 30, 2017
BORP and Regulatory Update – Sterile Compounding »
BORP and Regulatory Update – Sterile Compounding Submitted by:  Christine Roussel, PSHP Legislative Committee Cha...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
The "Standing Orders" for Pharmacists Has Been Published on CMS Encourages States to Ex »
In a guidance released on January 17, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) encourages state Medicaid pro...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Legislative Ledger: PDMP »
"The prescription opioid and heroin crisis is the most significant public health crisis facing our state today,” stated Dr...
Wednesday, January 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PA Updates the Medical Marijuana Program »
Pennsylvania updated the status of the medical marijuana program. The final regulations for the grower/processors, dispens...
Friday, December 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Help is Available: S.A.R.P.H Program for the Impaired Pharmacist or Student »
Help is Available: S.A.R.P.H Program for the Impaired Pharmacist or Student Maura Jones, PharmD Candidate 2017 The...
Tuesday, November 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Advancing the Practice through Telepharmacy »
Submitted by: Brian Sesack, RPh, MBA The intent of this information is to bring to your attention an initiative, throug...
Friday, July 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Compounding Guidelines Update »
Introduction by Patricia Kienle, PSHP Past President   On April 15, the FDA released three draft documents concer...
Monday, April 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PSHP Legislative Ledger April 2016 - PA's response to the Opioid Epidemic »
What is going on in Pennsylvania to Stem the Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic? By: Christine Roussel  On April...
Friday, November 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Naloxone Standing Order: Saving Lives »
Naloxone Standing Order: Saving Lives Brett Healy, PharmD Candidate 2016 Temple University School of Pharmacy In a...
Friday, July 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Notice from the Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy »
The following notice was sent by the Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy in regards to license verification requests:...
Monday, August 12, 2013
Adverse Events Linked to Sterile Products: Your Action Needed to Prevent Further Patient Harm »
Patient harm arising from contaminated product from a Texas compounder underscores the urgent need for ASHP members to bui...

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