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HealthDirect Resources

Webinar Training

We have partnered with the National Institute for Health Education & Training to provide our valued partners with complimentary monthly Webinars.  These sessions are held on the first and last Wednesday of each month on topics relevant to both Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living facilities.  These Webinars feature professional speakers and select continuing education credits. Use the link below to login and view past webinars.

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Clinical Insight

Did You Know? Medications and Seizure Threshold

Did You Know? Medications and Seizure Threshold

Printer Friendly PDF Certain medications can lower the seizure threshold and should be used cautiously or avoided in patients with a history of seizures. Risk of seizure can be further increased if: The medication is taken...

Did You Know? Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOAC’s)

Did You Know? Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOAC’s)

Printer Friendly PDF What are DOAC’s and what are they used for? Anticoagulants are commonly used to treat atrial fibrillation and a variety of thrombotic conditions. Direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC’s) represent a major...

Did You Know? Nebulizer Storage Recommendations

Did You Know? Nebulizer Storage Recommendations

Printer Friendly PDF Nebulizer Storage Comparison Chart (by Medication Name & Manufacturer) Medication NameManufacturerRefrigeration(Y or N)Expiration dateonce foil pouchis openedSpecific...

Cataract Awareness Month

Cataract Awareness Month

A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens, which blocks or changes the passage of light into the eye. Versus glaucoma which is caused by too much fluid pressure inside your eye, leading to slow vision loss and loss of...

National Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

National Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Statistics & Demographics Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of Dementia, an impairment of one’s ability to remember, think, or make typical daily decisions more of a challenge. Alzheimer’s disease is currently...

Managing Pharmacy Transitions Remotely

Managing Pharmacy Transitions Remotely

Pharmacy Change During a Pandemic Business is certainly not “as usual” in any industry, especially long-term and supported care.  Staffing needs are being evaluated and altered almost daily, vendor/visitor/admission...

New HealthDirect Pharmacy Location: Ozark, Missouri

New HealthDirect Pharmacy Location: Ozark, Missouri

Our family of pharmacies is growing!  The long-term care division of Family Pharmacy of Ozark, Missouri is now part of the HealthDirect pharmacy family.  The Ozark, MO pharmacy team has a stellar reputation for...