LTC Legislative Update and Town Hall Meeting

Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
San Diego Convention Center
Location: Convention Center, Room 3, Level 2
Continuing Education Credits: 0.15 (1.5 Contact Hours)
ACPE #: 207-000-12-244-L03-P
ACPE #: 207-000-12-244-L03-T

Proposed consultant independence, short-cycle dispensing, antipsychotic use in nursing homes, reimbursement issues, and more of the issues vital to your business. The Government Affairs team charged with representing your interests on Capitol Hill will deliver this high level, executive briefing on the state of regulatory and legislative issues affecting the Long-Term Care market. After the briefing is wrapped, the session will turn into an interactive town hall where you can ask questions and share ideas with the panel and your peers.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the principle components of current LTC legislation on Capitol Hill.
  2. Review key LTC industry issues where government regulation is being written.
  3. Discuss how the individual practitioner can lobby their elected officials effectively.

Technician Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the principle components of current LTC legislation on Capitol Hill.
  2. Review key LTC industry issues where government regulation is being written.
  3. Discuss how the individual practitioner can lobby their elected officials effectively.

Speakers: John Coster, PhD, RPh, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs and Director of NCPA Advocacy Center, National Community Pharmacists Association, Alexandria, Virginia; Ronna Hauser, PharmD, Vice President Policy and Regulatory Affairs, National Community Pharmacists Association, Alexandria, Virginia; Tina Schlecht, PharmD, MBA, Senior Director LTC Division and Pharmacy Affairs, National Community Pharmacists Association, Alexandria, Virginia

Categories:
Activity Type: Knowledge-based
Audience: Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

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