Health and Medication Monitoring Service

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The Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy offers health and medication monitoring services to patients in the community through our Pharmacy Practice Experience (PPE) program. The FREE services available to you include:

  • Blood pressure and blood sugar checks between doctor visits
  • Medication & medical device training (insulin, glucometers, pill boxes, pulse oximeters)
  • Diabetic foot exams
  • Assistance with understanding and following medication schedules
  • Additional information about medications, side effects and health information
  • Caring students who will meet with you at your residence and listen to your health concerns
  • An opportunity to share your knowledge to affect the life of a motivated professional pharmacy student

In addition to the pharmacy students, we also have a social worker to assist with linkage to needed community resources able to assist with finances, Veterans Administration benefits, long-term care options, and in-home support services.

Participant Qualifications:

  • Have at least one chronic medical condition that requires the use of prescription medications
  • Be at least 18 years of age or have parent or guardian’s consent
  • Be willing to discuss your health conditions and medications with student-pharmacists
  • Be willing to be involved in the education of our future pharmacists
  • Able to commit to participating on an ongoing basis (receive multiple visits, frequency of visits varies based on patient needs/wants)
  • Live in the Auburn-Opelika or Mobile areas or willing to be seen on campus

If you would like to participate in this program or receive additional information, please contact:

In the Auburn/Opelika, Alabama Area:
Shannon Jones
Phone: 334-844-8345

In the Mobile, Alabama Area:
Olivia Shanks
Phone: 251-445-9305

Last Updated: January 11, 2017