Pediatric community seminars

Deliver fun, age-appropriate education for children.

Take an active role in helping your patients and community members take greater control of their health and wellness. Our interactive pediatric seminars generate the highest patient and professional satisfaction and, in return, help grow your business.

Fun, age-appropriate pediatric seminars include the award-winning Operation: WASHUP, promoting proper handwashing technique; Operation: Allergies, promoting an understanding of anaphylaxis and the dangers of food allergies; and Operation: Butt Out, educating children on the health risks associated with smoking.

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Handwashing is the single most important step in preventing the spread of infections. Operation: WASHUP is an interactive community seminar that gives your pharmacy an innovative way to communicate with patients, by educating children between the ages of six and eight about proper handwashing technique.

In the Operation: WASHUP program, the Lab Brats©, with the help of our PharmTeam©, teach children how to wash their hands properly and effectively. The program includes an entertaining, instructive movie and a handwashing demonstration, and gives kids the opportunity to become certified handwashing experts! This seminar features:

  • a fun video, Attack of the Mutant Germs (to view a video sample, click here)
  • Giant Microbes: four plush germs—at about one million times their normal size!—to show kids which kinds of germs cause infections
  • Glo Germ™ kit: Glo Germ™ gel (containing plastic “germs” that can only be seen under UV light) and a battery-operated UV flashlight
  • communication to parents: a letter to take home, explaining what the child learned in the program (to help build patient loyalty, you can also include your pharmacy name and address on each letter)
  • stickers, posters and certificates

Costs: The Operation: WASHUP presentation kit, which includes materials for 150 students, is $150.

Operation: WASHUP is available to order online: Click here to shop Teva Pharmacy Solutions.

Teaching a child how to spot the signs of an allergic reaction could save a life. Operation: Allergies is a fun, interactive video-based program that teaches children between the ages of eight and 10 how to identify the signs of an allergic reaction; the steps to take when someone is having a reaction; and some of the ways to prevent one. The program also gives your pharmacy an opportunity to communicate with patients in an innovative manner. The seminar features:

  • a fun video, featuring the Lab Brats© and Charles the Pharmacist (to view a video sample, click here)
  • Allergy Buddy bracelets
  • comic and activity books
  • communication to parents: a letter to take home, explaining what the child learned in the program (to help build patient loyalty, you can also include your pharmacy name and address on each letter)
  • emergency contact cards, to list any food allergies the child may have

Costs: The Operation: Allergies presentation kit, which includes materials for 90 students, is $150.

Operation: Allergies is available to order online: Click here to shop Teva Pharmacy Solutions.

Pharmacists know that smoking—and exposure to second-hand smoke—is a leading cause of many devastating diseases, from lung cancer to heart disease to emphysema. Operation: Butt Out is an engaging program that teaches kids aged 10 to 14 about the hazards of smoking, and allows you to demonstrate your pharmacy’s commitment to the lifelong health of your patients. The seminar features:

  • a fun video, featuring the Lab Brats© (to view a video sample, click here)
  • graphic posters to be displayed in your pharmacy, local schools, etc.
  • booklets explaining how smoking can hurt children’s career aspirations
  • pledge forms, to be returned to the pharmacy for a chance to win an iTunes Gift Card
  • Operation: Butt Out pledge cards
  • iTunes Gift Cards, to be given to draw winners
  • anti-smoking buttons and wristbands
  • communication to parents: a letter to take home, explaining what the child learned in the program (to help build patient loyalty, you can also include your pharmacy name and address on each letter)

Costs: The Operation: Butt Out presentation kit, which includes materials for 150 students, is $150.

Operation: Butt Out is available to order online: Click here to shop Teva Pharmacy Solutions.

Questions?

If you have any questions about these or any other Teva Canada resources for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, please contact your Teva Canada Sales Representative or email TevaPharmacySolutions@crossworx.ca.