APHA 2019
APHA 2019
APhA Awards 2019 Remington Honor Medal to Dedicated, Passionate Pharmacist
Each year, the American Pharmacists Association presents this award awarded to a professional who goes above and beyond the call of duty. 
Complex Work Environments Can Lead to Pharmacist Fatigue
Pharmacists work in complex settings, with some community pharmacists being required to stand for up to 12 hours at a time, skip lunch breaks, or avoid bathroom breaks. 
Pharmacists Role in Providing Naloxone Is Expanding
Through overdose risk reduction education, proper medication management, and providing naloxone rescue kits to the community, pharmacists can play a vital role in helping fight the opioid epidemic
Pharmacists Can Play a Role in Helping to Prevent Suicides
Suicide rates have risen in nearly every state since 1999.
Pharmacists Learn About Providing Better Care to Transgender Patients
Attendees of a session called "The Community Pharmacist's Transgender Toolkit" got valuable tips from a third-year pharmacy student at the University of Washington.
Mobile Health Clinic Delivers Care to an Underserved Population
Ohio Northern University found an innovative way to reach patients in a rural area of Hardin County.
Contraceptive Care Is Both a Responsibility and Opportunity for Pharmacists
Two pharmacy professors address this issue in a session at the APhA2019 called "Comprehending Contraception: With Prescriptive Power Comes Great Responsibility."
Pharmacists May Not Realize They are Experiencing Fatigue in the Moment
In this clip, Taylor Watterson, a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy, discusses the issue of pharmacists not recognizing when they are fatigued at work.
Pharmacist Burnout Can Affect Patient Care
Pharmacists work in complex settings, with some community pharmacists being required to stand for up to 12 hours at a time, skip lunch breaks, or avoid bathroom breaks.
New Line of Ambulatory Care Recertification Tools to be Developed
A partnership is aimed at producing the APhA’s Ambulatory Care Recertification Program, centered around podcast, panel discussions.
APhA Recognizing Professionwide Award Recipients
Award winners will be honored for their service to the pharmacy community, profession, and their advocacy for education and leadership at the American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting & Exposition in Seattle.
Exploring Clinical Benefits of Antiviral Therapy in Decreasing Influenza-Associated Complications
Pharmacy Times Continuing Education is hosting an education session at the APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition in Seattle, Washington, on this topic.
APhA 2019: Live Conference Coverage
The American Pharmacists Association's annual meeting is about to kick off, and we will be there all weekend covering it live.