Healthy U: The Medication Experts

October 9, 2018

For Immediate Release

Atlantic, IA –  The October session of Healthy U will be held Thursday, October 18, at Cass County Health System.  The program, The Medication Experts will be presented by two CCHS pharmacists, Crystal Starlin, PharmD, and Sara Arnold, PharmD.  They will be discussing several areas of medication safety and education, including Ask 3 Teach 3, Medication Reconciliation and appropriate use of antibiotics.

“Medications play a critical role in healthcare and have become more complex and diverse over the years,” Crystal noted.  “It is important that patients partner with their healthcare providers and pharmacists to ensure medications are used effectively and safely.”

Crystal has served as the Pharmacy Director since joining CCHS in 2006; Sara has been a staff pharmacist at CCHS since 2009.  Together, they provide pharmacy oversight for all medications issued in the hospital for inpatients and patients receiving outpatient treatments.

Healthy U will be offered at both 7:30 am and noon on Thursday, October 18. Healthy U is a free educational series at Cass County Health System held monthly in Conference Room 2. The public is invited and welcome to attend, but reservations are required as a meal is provided for all attendees. Call 712-243-7479 to reserve your seat.