PROGRAM EDUCATES ON SAFE USE OF OTCs

SEPTEMBER 01, 2006

The FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) has launched an on-line educational program about the safe and effective use of OTC medications. The "Medicines in My Home" interactive Web site includes a "Teachers' Room," featuring a PowerPoint presentation, a pre-and posttest, in-class lesson materials, and activities for use with family members.

The program, in cooperation with the National Council on Patient Information and Education and Maryland's Montgomery County Public Schools, emphasizes the significance of the drug facts label and tells children to ask adults for permission before using a medication. For more information about the program, visit www.fda.gov/cder/medsinmyhome/index.html.



SHARE THIS SHARE THIS
0

A Fast, Easy Way to Inform Parents About Vaccinations

Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have prepared an informational video on this topic.

Pharmacy Times Strategic Alliance
 

Pharmacist Education
Clinical features with downloadable PDFs


Next-Generation Pharmacist® Awards


SIGN UP FOR THE PHARMACY TIMES NEWSLETTER
Personalize the information you receive by selecting targeted content and special offers.