Pharmacists upbeat about pulse checks for atrial fibrillation
Kiwi pharmacists are continuing to do their part in an internationally recognised effort to detect atrial fibrillation.
A contingency of Kiwi pharmacists joined over 2000 of their overseas counterparts at this year's Federation of International Pharmacists conference in Seoul, Korea. The escalating tensions between North Korea and South Korea meant fewer people attended than last year, but the pharmacists who did go from New Zealand say it was worth the trip. Young pharmacist Naomi Lee went for the first time, and says she enjoyed seeing what people around the world are doing, and how different they are to New Zealand.more
Kiwi pharmacists have been recognised for their part in an international pharmacy effort to detect atrial fibrillation (AF). The International Pharmacists Anticoagulation Care Taskforce (iPACT) awarded it's Atrial Fibrillation Association Healthcare Pioneers Award to the group, which includes more than 20 New Zealand pharmacists.more
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