Challenges in Pharmacy Practice: How Technicians are Making an Impact on Solving Them

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In this episode of OnScript with NHA, Jeremy Sasser and Jessica Langley speak to Dr. Ken Thai. Dr. Thai is the current president of the California Pharmacist’s Association, and CEO of 986 Pharmacy in California.

In this episode of OnScript with NHA, Jeremy Sasser and Jessica Langley speak to Dr. Ken Thai. Dr. Thai is the current president of the California Pharmacist’s Association (CPhA), and CEO of 986 Pharmacy in California. As the largest state pharmacy association in the US, CPhA is committed to advocating for the entire pharmacy profession, not just pharmacists. Host the annual Western Pharmacy Exchange (WPE) conference, CPhA has partnered with NHA to provide education sessions tailored to the pharmacy technician workforce.

Throughout this episode, Dr. Thai shares insights into current challenges in California pharmacy practice, and how technicians are making an impact on solving them. We also discuss the importance of advancing technician practice and creating career ladders for technicians. Dr. Thai also discusses how his company, 986 Pharmacy, empowers its technicians to take on novel and advanced roles. Lastly, we provide a preview of what pharmacy technicians attending WPE can expect.

SOURCE: National Healthcareer Association

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