An Alternative Rotation Delivers An Alternative Experience

I recently completed a three week alternative IPPE rotation at Illinois CancerCare in Peoria, Illinois. As a childhood cancer survivor, this rotation meant a lot to me. Through my past childhood experience, I found motivation to learn each and ev... Read More

Meeting the New Faces of the MWU ICHP Executive Board

Xin Yang – PresidentI am the new student president of ICHP at MWU. I enjoyed all of the professional and networking opportunities that ICHP had to offer this past year, and I loved the camaraderie I shared with the e-board members. I look forward... Read More

UIC - ICHP Chapter Year in Review

This has been a very successful year for the UIC-ICHP chapter. It has been my honor to serve on our UIC e-board, as well as contribute to the programming on the state level. I am proud of what the UIC-ICHP chapter accomplished this year. In our se... Read More

Illinois Poison Center Needs Your Help

Ask your U.S. Senators to Oppose H.R. 1 Bill to Cut Federal Poison Center Funding On February 19th the House passed the H.R. 1 bill proposed to cut $27.3 million of the $29.3 million of federal funding for the nation’s network of poison centers... Read More

Board of Pharmacy News - February 2011

Board of Pharmacy News - February 2011The November Illinois Board of Pharmacy Meeting was held on Tuesday, January 11th in the James R. Thompson Center in Chicago.  The following are the highlights of that meeting.NABP Annual Meeting The N... Read More

Let the Games Begin!

Let the Games Begin!The 97th General Assembly is ready to begin their attack on the State deficit, the Governor’s appointees, and much more over the next four to five months, and we’re ready to keep a watchful eye.  One of the bills we... Read More

President's Message - February 2011

President's Message - February 2011 What does it mean to be a smart leader? At one point in our lives, I am sure we have all experienced or witnessed a great leader.  What characteristics did those leaders possess that stood out to you?&nbs... Read More

The Privilege of Precepting Students

The Privilege of Precepting StudentsI have the privilege to precept students from time to time in the ICHP office.  Not as many as I would like, but on the other hand, sometimes more than I would care for.  It just depends on the time of the ... Read More

Important Compliance Information Regarding the Methamphetamine Precursor Control Act

SOURCE Illinois State Police Meth Program Office SPRINGFIELD, January 31, 2011 -- A recent review of the electronic pseudoephedrine (PSE) sales logs revealed some pharmacies in Illinois selling packages of PSE containing more than 3,000 mg (3.0 g... Read More

An ICHP First!

At the end of November or technically early December, ICHP experienced a “first”. Our first staff member retirement! ICHP Publications Manager, Barbara Yahn, stepped away from her desk for the last time and became an official retiree! That&... Read More

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