PharMerica Announces the Continued Sponsorship of the NADONA Stephanie Carroll Scholarships in Honor of Nurses Week

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PharMerica Corporation, a national provider of institutional pharmacy and hospital pharmacy management services, and the National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care (NADONA) are pleased to announce that PharMerica is again sponsoring fifteen Stephanie Carroll scholarships in honor of Nurses Week. This is the third year that PharMerica has supported these scholarships.

The scholarships are awarded to nursing students enrolled in a nursing program accredited by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education who have chosen Long Term Care or Geriatrics as their practice area following graduation. Nursing students in an undergraduate or graduate program are also eligible to apply for the Stephanie Carroll scholarships.

“We are delighted that PharMerica is again partnering with NADONA to support students of nursing at all levels,” said Sherrie Dornberger, NADONA’s President. “This shows a strong commitment to the nurses and individuals within the Long Term Care Continuum. We very much appreciate PharMerica’s support.”

More details about the scholarship program, and a copy of the application, may be downloaded from the NADONA website, www.nadona.org.

About PharMerica

PharMerica Corporation is a leading institutional pharmacy services company servicing healthcare facilities in the United States. As of March 31, 2011, PharMerica operates 98 institutional pharmacies in 44 states. PharMerica’s customers are institutional healthcare providers, such as nursing centers, assisted living facilities, hospitals and other long-term care providers. The Company also provides pharmacy management services to long-term care hospitals.

About NADONA

Since 1986, the National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care has been THE leading advocate and educational organization for DONs, ADONs and RNs in Long Term Care (LTC). NADONA was founded by dedicated LTC professionals, and its board of trustees still consists of LTC professionals. NADONA understands the daily challenges, and is here to provide its members with the tools they need for professional success.

NADONA’s mission includes the development and promotion of ethical principles and practices within the Long Term Care Continuum; service to those who work in the Long Term Care Continuum; and promotion of quality of care for those individuals in the Long Term Care Continuum. NADONA’s programs support its mission and those who work for or on behalf of NADONA understand and abide by its mission and purposes.



CONTACT:

PharMerica Corporation
Tammy Donelson, 502-627-7141
Vice President, Marketing

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