Pharmaca debuts vaccine offerings
BOULDER, Colo. — Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy on Tuesday announced that it is now offering immunizations for influenza, pneumonia and whooping cough on a walk-in basis. The majority of Pharmaca’s pharmacists are trained to provide the shots to any customer who requests one during open pharmacy hours.
In addition, Pharmaca will hold Flu Shot Clinics every Tuesday in September, October and November, between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
“Pharmaca is proud to be an integrative solution for all of our customers’ health-and-wellness needs,” stated Stuart Gratz, Pharmaca VP pharmacy operations. “By offering these immunizations at any time, we’re serving the needs of customers who feel that immunization is the best option for them — and making it most convenient for them.”
Pharmaca has made patient intake forms available for download on their website. Patients can save time by filling them out ahead of time and bringing them with them when they request an immunization.
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Texas Instruments rolls outs new handhelds, calculators for BTS season
DALLAS — Texas Instruments is looking to prepare students for back to school with a new line of calculators and handhelds.
In an effort to simplify mathematics and science with its easy-to-use learning tools, TI has introduced the color-display TI-Nspire CX and TI-Nspire CX CAS handhelds, the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition graphing calculator and the TI-36X Pro Scientific calculator. With these new items, students now can more clearly interpret data, charts and graphs, TI said.
Texas Instruments calculators and handhelds are available at retailers nationwide.
BestNursingDegree.com awards $7,500 in scholarships to promote nursing education
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — BestNursingDegree.com, an education and career resource for current and aspiring nurses, has announced the winners of this year’s “Back to School” nursing scholarships.
The scholarships, in the amount of $2,500 each, were created to support nursing education at various levels. Winners were chosen from a pool of more than 500 applicants on the strength of their academic and extracurricular records. The winners are as follows:
Donna Holder of Pickens, S.C., who will be attending Chamberlain College of Nursing, was selected for the RN to BSN scholarship;
Benjamin Hilliard of Littleton, Colo., was the recipient of the Accelerated BSN scholarship and is enrolled in the nursing program at the University of Colorado; and
Tresa Zielinski of Chicago was awarded a scholarship to pursue her DNP degree at Rush University.
Scholarship America, an administrator of private scholarships, managed the scholarship program. BestNursingDegree.com will begin accepting applications for the next round of the "Back to School" nursing scholarships in March 2012.