NCPA Updates--May 21, 2009

NCPA Updates

NCPA Members Forum Series

Have you missed the NCPA Members Forum Series? To date, nearly 700 pharmacists have dialed in to the new members—only live discussions on DME accreditation, small business tax provisions, pharmacy security, health information technology, the new NCPA Prescription Disposal Program, and more! NCPA members can log on at

www.ncpanet.org

to download recordings and materials from previous calls.

Prescription Disposal Program

The new Protect Your Pharmacy Now! Prescription Disposal Program offers information and resources for pharmacies to create medication disposal programs to help their patients safely dispose of unused and expired medicines that may be dangerous to others and to the environment, including some green programs that convert pharmaceutical waste to energy. For more information on this NCPA member benefit, e-mail

Valerie Briggs

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NCPA Annual Convention, October 17-21 in New Orleans

At the NCPA 111th Annual Convention and Trade Exposition, you can meet old friends and new ones, learn from experts in top-notch education sessions and vendors at the most productive trade show in the pharmacy industry, and succeed with ideas and knowledge to better serve your patients and improve your bottom line! Visit

www.ncpanet.org

for more information.