2014 Annual Convention

2014 Pre-Convention Programs

Thursday, October 16 & Friday, October 17

8 a.m. - 6:15 p.m. Thursday & 8 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Friday
Diabetes Accreditation Standards—Practical Application (DASPA)

(separate fee applies)
Members: $895
Non-members: $1,070

Expand your business opportunities in the Diabetes Niche. You can accredit your pharmacy practice to get paid by Medicare for providing diabetes self-management education/training. NCPA is partnering with the a.m.erican Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE )to deliver a comprehensive progra.m. that prepares your practice to provide, and get reimbursed for DSME/T. Experts with community practice experience are the instructors for this progra.m. that delivers tactics for moving your pharmacy toward accreditation. Featuring all new case studies and exercises, instruction and advice on billing, progra.m. set-up, successful operations, patient outreach, and more.

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Friday, October 17

8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Front-End Profit Building Seminar

Sponsored by Upsher-Smith Laboratories
(separate fee applies)
Members: $350
Non-members: $450

Build your business profits. The front-end of the pharmacy has a lucrative cash margin, and can enhance your image and attract new customers. You will walk away from this intensive seminar ready to improve your business and your bottom line with tactics and tools for:

  • Building an Implementation Tea.m.
  • Creating Pharmacy Curb Appeal
  • OTC Best Sellers
  • Inventory
  • Private Label
  • Marketing
  • Best Practices in Selling Gifts, Cards and Seasonal
  • Peer Networking

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APhA Progra.m.

Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certificate Training Progra.m.
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
(separate fee applies)
$99

Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery is an innovative and interactive training progra.m. that teaches pharmacists the skills necessary to become a primary source for vaccine information and administration. The progra.m. includes the basics of immunology and focuses on practice implementation and legal/regulatory issues.

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Saturday, October 18

Opportunities in Nutrition and Wellness: Niche Implementation Guide (morning)
Sponsored by PCCA
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(separate fee applies)
All day - Members: $350
½ day morning: $200
½ day afternoon: $200
Non-members: $450
½ day morning: $225
½ day afternoon: $225

With the national focus on health maintenance in the ageing population, the Nutrition and Wellness Niche is presenting a rewarding professional experience and an enormous profit opportunity for community pharmacies. The relationship that you have with your patients and your understanding of their history plays a vital role in their nutrition and supplement needs. This progra.m. will discuss the market in depth—how to increase your presence, and maintain your market share, product mix, floor plan, staffing, finances, marketing, what does commitment to success in this market look like. You will walk away prepared to put together your own plan, with tools and templates for business success.

Building a Successful and Innovative Wound Care Niche (afternoon)
Sponsored by PCCA

In an age of growing uniformity Wound Care provides a niche that can differentiate your practice. Every day patients with recent procedures face the challenge of finding solutions to scarring. Throughout the community there are patients disabled by painful wounds from diabetic ulcers, injuries or burns. These are challenges that can't be handled by just any pharmacy. This educational session will share not only the latest clinical information on the safe management of these patients, but also how you can implement this niche in your practice, how to conduct hands on training, workflow, and quality assurance and have better options for treating your patients.

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Selling Your Pharmacy: Planning for Success
Sponsored by Live Oak Bank

1 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
(separate fee applies)
Members: $350
Non-members: $450

Selling your pharmacy is an important event that with the proper planning can bring you the return on investment to fund your retirement or next venture. For success, planning is key and this progra.m. will bring you a panel of experts to help you make the most successful and profitable plan. What to do and more importantly what not to do, contracts, legal, banking and tax issues. Pros and cons and the advice and counsel of an expert panel that will take the time to answer your questions.

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