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WHEREAS, today there are more than 300,000 pharmacists licensed in the United States, providing services to ensure the safe and effective use of all medications; and

WHEREAS, pharmacists are educated with a focus and level of expertise on medication therapy and are suited to work collaboratively with other health care providers and patients to improve medication use and outcomes by providing services through medication therapy management; and

WHEREAS, it is important to promote the profession of pharmacy as an essential health care provider; and

WHEREAS, pharmacists provide both expertise and accessibility which are crucial to patients fully optimizing access to medications that are not self administered such as immunizations; and

WHEREAS, the theme of the 2017 Pharmacist Month is 'Know Your Medicine - Know Your Pharmacist,' and this month is an opportunity to learn more about the services provided by pharmacists to assist in the health of our communities;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  October 2017 as

 Pharmacist Month in Nevada

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske & Scott Anderson