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How Pharmacists Can Positively Impact the Industry

How Pharmacists Can Positively Impact the Industry

July 29th 2022, 3:39pm

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There is nothing that hurts us more when a pharmacist stands up and is not passionate about the job that we do and the care that we provide.

What to Focus on When Speaking with Elected Officials in the Community

What to Focus on When Speaking with Elected Officials in the Community

July 28th 2022, 5:30pm

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The first thing is educating these folks, because it's hard for them to understand our challenges if they don’t understand what we do.

Advice for Pharmacists to Get Involved in Trade Associations, Working with Legislators

Advice for Pharmacists to Get Involved in Trade Associations, Working with Legislators

July 28th 2022, 2:22pm

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Get involved, attend their sessions, attend their conferences, understand what they’re saying, make sure that we’re, again, speaking with that one common voice.

Examples of Advocacy in the Community for Public Policy Issues

Examples of Advocacy in the Community for Public Policy Issues

July 27th 2022, 5:08pm

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You just need to tell your story and be genuine and be real, and it makes such a difference.

How Pharmacists Can Have Their Voices Heard in Public Policy

How Pharmacists Can Have Their Voices Heard in Public Policy

July 27th 2022, 1:00pm

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We have to have this one voice that we've been talking about, this one consistent message.

Progress Towards Combatting Issues in Independent Pharmacy

Progress Towards Combatting Issues in Independent Pharmacy

July 26th 2022, 5:38pm

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Whether it was the ability to vaccinate, whether it was the ability to test, whether it's now the ability to prescribe Paxlovid for patients, those are big progress moves for the profession of pharmacy.

The Key Issues Facing Independent Pharmacy

The Key Issues Facing Independent Pharmacy

July 26th 2022, 1:28pm

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When we talk about access, that is a pharmacist.

Education, Thirst for Knowledge Emerges from Health Mart University

Education, Thirst for Knowledge Emerges from Health Mart University

July 25th 2022, 4:18pm

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Health Mart University also offers "basic technician training programs," to allow pharmacies to bring those new technicians on board, help them meet the PTCB examination standards, and really get that new technician ready to go.

Proposed Changes of USP <797> Strengthens Documentation Requirements

Proposed Changes of USP <797> Strengthens Documentation Requirements

July 25th 2022, 12:55pm

AAPT Annual Pharmacy Technician Convention

Once the revisions to <797> become approved, there will be a minimum grace period of 6 months for pharmacies to comply.

USP <800> Will Become Enforceable for Facilities Once Revisions of <795>, <797> Approved

USP <800> Will Become Enforceable for Facilities Once Revisions of <795>, <797> Approved

July 25th 2022, 12:45pm

AAPT Annual Pharmacy Technician Convention

Kevin Straughn, PharmD, clinical pharmacist at Duke Regional Hospital, said once the 2 compounding chapters, <797> and <795> become enforceable, there will be a 6-month grace period before USP <800> becomes enforceable.