Nominations Meeting: Monday Feb 11th' 2013
On November 1st, SNPhA met to have our general assembly meeting. 40 students attended, 20 of them were members.We discussed our PPMI week, as well as the mug and business card sale. Our speaker was Meghan Davlin Swarthout, the Division Director for Ambulatory Care transitions at Johns Hopkins. She discussed ways to set ourselves apart from other pharmacy students, as well as how to properly network, write a CV, and get an internship. She also explained interview approaches, and how to professionally conduct yourself in an interview situation.
Stroke Meeting: Monday October 15th 2012
At this meeting, Dr. Talbot of the ONU College of Pharmacy met with us to provide education on smoking and stroke for our health fair.
We received detailed knowledge on the mechanism of stroke, as well as the risk factors (such as smoking, HTN, and obesity). Also, we were taught the “FAST” acronym to teach to our patients.
F- Facial droop/weakness
A- Arm drop/lag
S- Slurred speech
T- Timing is essential! Call 9-1-1 at the first sign of a stroke!
We also received education on smoking cessation. We learned that it is essential to pair behavioral, pharmacological, and educational interventions for the maximum benefit.
We also discussed our on-going mug sale, as well as the upcoming business-card sale. Membership forms and dues are to be place in the Dean’s office drawer by Friday October 19th.
We discussed the health-fair at Ray’s Pharmacy in Lima, Ohio, and informed members on the details for the event.
SNPhA Minutes: September 24th, 2012
Tonight was all about outreach, community service, and getting involved. I have attached the powerpoint from tonight's meeting so that you can see all of the wonderful events we have planned. I encourage all of you to do as many events as you can! Outreach is a great way to use the knowledge that we gain in the classroom, as well as a great opportunity to network and grow in our profession! (Please see the powerpoint for more information)
SNPhA Minutes: August 27th, 2012
Tonight’s meeting was held to inform our new/potentialmembers about the many opportunities that SNPhA provides, and how they can beinvolved.
One of our major initiatives this year is PPMI (Pharmacy Practice Model Initiative). We plan to havean entire week dedicated to it, from January 28th to February 1st 2013. There will be numerous guest speakers, as wellas a Mr./Miss Pharmacy Pageant. We are very excited to bring this information to the ONU campus!
We also discussed our many opportunities for outreach. Thisincludes a variety of outreach at the Ada Restore, the October health fair at Rays, Azucar in thespring, Mental Health Screenings with Dr. Finley, and our February health fairin Mac.
Our website is up and running! Kanika and I have decided tomerge the Google Groups forum onto the site, and that should be up and running in a week or two. The site has a lot of information about SNPhA in general, aswell as our merchandise page and our calendar. Check it out at: http://webstu.onu.edu/snpha/
Our main fundraiser this year will be our business cards.The price has yet to be determined, but you will get 250 of the cards. Theselook very similar to those used by our faculty on campus! They are an excellentthing to have for job-fairs and networking opportunities. Also, we will beselling coffee mugs this year. More details on that will come soon!
Membership forms/dues are due by September 21st.If you did not get a form at tonight’s meeting, they will be available on ourwebsite. The fees are $35, and may be paid by cash or check. Please turn themin to one of the officers, or at our next meeting.
Membership in SNPhA allows you access to our many outreach/communityservice opportunities, as well as providing excellent networking andscholarship opportunities.