Script Your Future – Wegmans School of Pharmacy and Wegmans School of Nursing

Script Your Future – Wegmans School of Pharmacy and Wegmans School of Nursing


[music] Rochester Public Market. Wegmans School of Pharmacy and Wegmans School
of Nursing getting out and talking to people about getting their blood pressure taken,
taking their medications as directed. A lot of people do not take their medications
like they’re supposed to maybe due to cost or forgetfulness, and we’re giving out free
pill boxes as well. Hi, my name is Melissa and today we are talking
about facts about medication adherence. So did you know that three out of four people
do not take their medicine as directed? Did you know that one out of three people
never fill their prescriptions? Did you know that 125,000 people die every
year due to non-adherence to medication? Hi, I’m Kate. I’m a nursing student at St. John Fisher. Today I’m here with other nursing students
and students from the School of Pharmacy. We’re answering questions about medication
and telling people about a website called scriptyourfuture.org. [music]


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