pharmacists

New North Dakota executive order makes COVID-19 testing more accessible

The executive order gives licensed pharmacists the ability to administer coronavirus tests

BISMARCK, N.D. — More and more people are getting tested for the coronavirus everyday in North Dakota. Governor Doug Burgum says the state has tested 15 of every 10,000 people, making the per-capita basis one of the best in the country. In total, 1,400 people have been administered a test for the virus in the state and with a new…

Three Pharmacists Caught Trying to Access Prince’s Medical Records

  INDIANA — Three Indiana pharmacists have been reprimanded for trying to access Prince’s medical records. Indiana’s attorney general’s office determined the three had separately tried to access the records within days of the superstar’s death last year. The State Board of Pharmacy issued reprimands and imposed penalties. All three tried to access Prince’s confidential records despite having never treated…

Pharmacists, NDSU Pharmacy School Tackle Opioid Crisis

The university recieved an $11,000 grant in July which they used for the seminar

FARGO, N.D. — Drugs containing opioids do not discriminate. “Problems with opioids can crop up with any person,” said Amy Werremeyer, psychiatric pharmacist at Sanford Health. “You can never predict who it will impact next,” said Siri Burck, NDSU third-year pharmacy student. According to the CDC, more than 91 percent of Americans die every day from opioid addiction. At NDSU Pharmacy School, students…