What is Know Your Medicine?
Found in 2012, Know Your Medicine (KYM) is a student-led service organization at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. KYM seeks to improve the health, wellness, and quality of life of Texas residents by promoting medication safety and optimal medication management. Utilizing medication therapy reviews, we aim to enhance patient adherence, increase community awareness of pharmacists as a resource, and solidify pharmacy student’s medication review competence.
What sets KYM apart?
- Assist patients in medication management
- Duplicate therapy
- No indications
- Adverse drug events
- Appropriate dosing
- Patient compliance
- Identify potential medication-related problems
- Drug-drug/food/supplement interactions
- Provide patient with an updated and complete medication list