Publisher description for Pharmacy in public health : basics and beyond / Jean Carter, Marion Slack.

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Pharmacy in Public Health: Basics and Beyond outlines what public health is and why it is so important for today's pharmacists to know. This practical book covers key areas like the foundations of public health, concepts and tools of policy, and models of public health programs run by pharmacists. It provides pharmacists and pharmacy students all of the tools they need to get started making an impact in their communities. Readers are guided through three sections that progressively build knowledge of concepts, tools, and models of pharmacist participation in public health activities.
Be prepared for21st century challenges such as:
_- Disease prevention
- Immunization programs
- Public health crises such as Avian Influenza and H1N1 virus
- The obesity and diabetes epidemics
- Government health programs n Health care reform
- Tobacco cessation
- And much more
This publication answers these tough issues and prepares you for public health challenges ahead.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Public health.
Community Pharmacy Services.
Public Health.