NMA: Nonprescription Medicines Academy

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The 2013 16th Annual NMA Conference will be held September 26th - 28th, 2013 in Cincinnati, OH. Each year, the Steering Committee of the NMA invites pharmacy faculty to attend the Annual Conference based on their application submission and dedication in the field of nonprescription medicines. The conference provides an unparalleled opportunity for pharmacy faculty to network and share ideas in the field of nonprescription medicines and self-care conditions, and programming includes presentations by faculty pharmacy members and P&G experts on topics related to education, research and product development. Applications are being accepted now and the deadline to apply is June 7, 2013! Please do not miss out on the excellent programming!

The application form is located under 'Pharmacy Resources' - 'Faculty Resources' - 'NMA Annual Conference'. (NMA Members Only)


Recent Self Care News

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    Prevacid 24HR
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    Today Vaginal Contraceptive Sponge
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The mission of the Nonprescription Medicines Academy is to support pharmacy faculty by providing relevant and impactful information on nonprescription medicines and self care conditions, and is designed to promote networking, information-gathering and information-sharing.

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