The Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition is leading the effort to promote the Know Your Dose campaign and educate consumers and patients on how to safely use medicines containing acetaminophen. The Coalition welcomes other organizations that are interested in promoting the campaign to contact us to discuss partnership opportunities.
AAPA is the only national professional association that represents all physician assistants (PAs) across all medical and surgical specialties in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, the armed forces, and the federal services. AAPA provides comprehensive support and advocacy for physician assistants so that they may, in turn, provide patients with increased access to quality, cost-effective health care.
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is the national voice for baccalaureate and graduate programs in nursing. Representing more than 750 schools of nursing nationwide, AACN works to establish quality standards for professional nursing programs, provides expert assistance to deans and faculty looking to implement those standards, influences the nursing profession to improve health care, and promotes public support for professional nursing education, research, and practice. AACN is the authoritative source for the latest data and information related to the nursing shortage, nursing faculty shortage, innovations in nursing education, careers in nursing, federal advocacy on behalf of nursing education, diversity initiatives in nursing education, nursing-level quality improvement efforts, and new developments in the field.
AACN is proud to be a committed partner of the KnowYourDose.org campaign. For more information, please visit www.aacn.nche.edu.
Founded in 1900, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) is a national organization representing the interests of pharmacy education and educators. Comprising 124 accredited colleges and schools of pharmacy, including more than 6,190 faculty, 57,000 students enrolled in professional programs, and 5,700 individuals pursuing graduate study, AACP is committed to excellence in pharmacy education. Visit www.aacp.org to learn more about AACP.
The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) supports the nation’s 57 poison centers in their efforts to prevent and treat poison exposures. Poison centers offer free, private, expert medical advice 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We take calls in more than 150 languages and from the hearing impaired.
Since 1980 the American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA) has offered peer support and coping skills to help people with pain begin their journey from patient to person. The ACPA continues to offers programs and services designed to provide support, encouragement, information and coping skills that aid a person with pain regain control of their life. Our philosophy has always been to help a person with pain improve their quality of life and increase functioning while reducing their sense of suffering. Call us at 800.533.3231 or visit www.theacpa.org.
American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is a national medical specialty society representing emergency medicine. ACEP is committed to advancing emergency care through continuing education, research and public education. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, ACEP has 53 chapters representing each state, as well as Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. A Government Services Chapter represents emergency physicians employed by military branches and other government agencies.
The American Liver Foundation is the only voluntary health agency devoted exclusively to combating liver disease. Established in 1976, their mission is to facilitate, advocate and promote education, support and research for the prevention, treatment, and cure of liver disease. In addition to making a difference through 16 staffed divisions around the country, the American Liver Foundation provides every day support to liver patients through a Drug Discount Program, an online support forum, and a helpline that is staffed Monday through Friday, 9 am to 7 pm ET. To reach the helpline, please call 1-800-465-4837. For liver information, please visit www.liverfoundation.org or follow the American Liver Foundation on Facebook at www.facebook.com/liverinfo.
The American Public Health Association (APHA) is a diverse community of public health professionals that has championed the health of all people and communities for more than 140 years. Learn more at www.apha.org.
Founded in 2012, CareNovate Magazine is a global and social health magazine that focuses on providing caregiving insights, health literacy tips and patient/medication safety advice to all caregivers. CareNovate Magazine features expert interviews, advice, tips, and information that caregivers needs to juggle work, life, and caregiving. The magazine and summit, Impact80 Virtual Summit, are the unique avenues to motivate caregivers to become more engaged and empowered. Visit us at http://www.carenovatemag.com/.
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is the nation’s oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging. The principal mission of the Society — and its 5,400+ members — is to advance the study of aging and disseminate information among scientists, decision makers, and the general public. GSA’s structure also includes a policy institute, the National Academy on an Aging Society, and an educational branch, the Association of Gerontology in Higher Education. Founded in 1945, GSA is the driving force behind the promotion of gerontology — both domestically and internationally. Its members come from over 40 countries. The organization fosters collaboration between biologists, health professionals, policymakers, and behavioral and social scientists. This stems from the belief that the intersection of research from diverse areas is the best way to achieve the greatest impact and promote healthy aging. Through networking and mentorship opportunities, GSA provides a professional “home” for career gerontologists and students at all levels.
Guard Your Health is a central place online for Army National Guard Soldiers and family members to find information and resources on health and medical readiness. Website visitors can access health tips, expert commentary, and community forums on topics such as nutrition, exercise, stress, sleep, dental health, readiness, and family resilience.
The Health in Aging Foundation is the official foundation of the American Geriatrics Society, an organization of nearly 6,000 healthcare professionals committed to providing quality care for older adults. Established in 1999, the Health in Aging Foundation aims to bring the knowledge and expertise of our geriatrics healthcare professional members to the public. We are committed to ensuring that the public is empowered to advocate for high quality care for themselves or their loved ones, by providing them with expert, reliable up-to-date health information and resources. We also provide opportunities for health professionals-in-training to participate in educational and mentoring opportunities, to support their involvement in the geriatrics healthcare workforce.
Men’s Health Network (MHN) is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to reach men, boys, and their families where they live, work, play, and pray with health awareness and disease prevention messages and tools, screening programs, educational materials, advocacy opportunities, and patient navigation.
My Knee Guide is an organization dedicated to providing comprehensive resources to knee arthritis and knee replacement patients. Services include the creation of custom knee replacement surgery timelines, patient education, and sharing through patient driven stories. We empower patients to find the best rated hospitals, home health care, and rehabilitation facilities according to the Surgical Care Improvement Project and through Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services surveys. My Knee Guide encourages all patients to learn acetaminophen dose education. Follow My Knee Guide on Twitter @mykneeguide and Facebook.
The Alliance is the nation’s foremost science-based source of information and trusted advocate for the health of Hispanics in the United States. The Alliance represents thousands of Hispanic health providers across the nation, providing services to more than 15 million each year, making a daily difference in the lives of Hispanic communities and families. For more information, visit HispanicHealth.org or call the Alliance’s Su Familia National Hispanic Family Health Helpline at 1-866-783-2645. Find the Alliance on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter @health4americas.
The National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA) promotes leadership, sharing, learning, and policy exchange among state pharmacy associations and pharmacy leaders nationwide, and provides education and advocacy to support pharmacists, patients, and communities working together to improve public health. NASPA was founded in 1927 as the National Council of State Pharmacy Association Executives (NCSPAE).
With nearly 7,500 members, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) is the professional association for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (PNPs) and other advanced practice nurses who care for children. Established in 1973, NAPNAP has been actively advocating for children’s health by: providing funding, education, and research opportunities to PNPs; influencing legislation that affects maternal/child health care; and producing and distributing educational materials to parents and families. NAPNAP prides itself in the caliber of its members, which includes national child health care experts, respected authors, distinguished faculty, and practicing professionals.
The National Association of Rural Health Clinics (NARHC) is the only national organization dedicated exclusively to improving the delivery of quality, cost-effective health care in rural, underserved areas through the Rural Health Clinics (RHC) Program. NARHC works with Congress, federal agencies, and rural health allies to promote, expand, and protect the RHC Program.
The National Association of School Nurses is a non-profit specialty nursing organization, organized in 1968 and incorporated in 1977, representing school nurses exclusively. NASN has over 15,000 members and 51 affiliates, including the District of Columbia and overseas. The mission of the NASN is to improve the health and educational success of children and youth by developing and providing leadership to advance the school nursing practice. To learn more about NASN, please visit www.nasn.org or call 866-627-6767.
Founded in 2010, the National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association (NFMCPA) is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to build a united patient and medical community to create a strong voice and organizational base to educate and execute advocacy programs regarding access to care, scientific research, diagnosis, and treatment for people suffering with chronic pain from fibromyalgia and overlapping conditions. The NFMCPA publishes Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain LIFE, a bi-monthly magazine for, about and by the fibromyalgia and chronic pain communities. For more information, visit www.fmcpaware.org.
The National Headache Foundation (NHF) exists to enhance the healthcare of individuals with headaches. It is a source of help to their families, physicians and allied healthcare professionals who treat them, and to the public. The NHF accomplishes its mission by providing educational and informational resources, supporting headache research, and advocating for the understanding of headache as a legitimate neurobiological disease.
The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) is the leading health organization dedicated to preventing osteoporosis and broken bones, promoting strong bones for life and reducing human suffering through programs of public and clinician awareness, education, advocacy and research. Established in 1984, NOF is the nation’s only health organization solely dedicated to osteoporosis and bone health.
Osteoporosis is a major public health threat for an estimated 54 million Americans. Studies show that one in two women and up to one in four men over age 50 will break a bone due to osteoporosis in their lifetime. NOF works to improve patient care and support for those who have broken bones due to osteoporosis and to educate the public to prevent osteoporosis and broken bones and promote strong bones for life.
Founded in 1952, the National Student Nurses Association, Inc. (NSNA) is a nonprofit organization for students enrolled in associate, baccalaureate, diploma, and generic graduate nursing programs. It is dedicated to fostering the professional development of nursing students. NSNA’s mission is to mentor students preparing for initial licensure as registered nurses, and to convey the standards, ethics, and skills that students will need as responsible and accountable leaders and members of the profession.
NeedyMeds is a national nonprofit organization that has information on programs that help people who can’t afford their medications and health care costs. The website, www.needymeds.org, has data on over 5,000 sources of assistance, and over 12,000 free/low-cost/sliding-scale clinics. All of the data is free, easy to access, and updated regularly.
painACTION.com is a self-management website for people with chronic pain. The goal is to pick up where the office visit leaves off, leaving the person with pain with skills and resources they can use to improve their quality of life.
PainEDU.org is an educational website with the goal of improving pain management through clinician education.
The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. NCOA is a national voice for millions of older adults—especially those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged—and the community organizations that serve them. It brings together nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government to develop creative solutions that improve the lives of all older adults. NCOA works with thousands of organizations across the country to help seniors find jobs and benefits, improve their health, live independently, and remain active in their communities. For more information, please visit us at www.ncoa.org, on Facebook or Twitter @NCOAging.
With 100 million adult Americans living with chronic Pain, U.S. Pain Foundation was created by people living with pain with a goal to craft programs that would directly empower and benefit the patient. Nationally recognized as the leading source of information for the pain community, the organization’s mission is to educate, connect, inform and empower those living with pain while also advocating on behalf of the entire pain community. This is a role the nonprofit takes seriously. U.S. Pain is committed to creating pain awareness by breaking down barriers. Dedicating time to building much-needed programs while working to enhance initiatives that already exist, U.S. Pain strives to empower the pain community to become proactive, and better informed.
VNAA is a national association which supports, promotes and advances providers of high-quality home-based care. These agencies provide a full range of prevention and health care programs. VNAA members share a mission to provide cost-effective and compassionate care to some of the nation’s most vulnerable individuals, particularly the elderly and individuals with disabilities. For more information on VNAA, visit www.VNAA.org.