Iowa Techs Can Join

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TECHNICIANS: Pharmacy technicians now can join the Iowa Pharmacists Association. The general membership approved changes in IPA's bylaws that give technicians five seats in the house of delegates. The techs can't hold office or vote in officer elections.

CONTINUING EDUCATION: Random computer audits of pharmacists' continuing-education hour claims are being conducted by the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy. The board will send a letter to those tapped requesting proof of the CE credits certified on their license renewal forms.

PATIENT COUNSELING: If you think you have patient-counseling problems, try it in a war zone with patients from more than 50 countries. That's what Capt. Scott Corcoran faces in an Air Force hospital in Croatia, where he ministers to sick and wounded civilians and U.N. personnel. Corcoran mentioned his unique practice setting with his license renewal to the South Dakota State Board of Pharmacy.

DOCTOR OF PHARMACY: The pharmacy school faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University has unanimously recommended that the Pharm. …