Disaster Strikes: Now What?
Sponsored by Pharmacists Mutual Foundation

Monday, October 12, 2015, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
Continuing Education Credits: 0.15 (1.5 Contact Hours)
ACPE #: 207-000-15-119-L04-P and ACPE #: 207-000-15-119-L04-T

This session is designed to educate pharmacists and their staff about the tenets of contingency planning. Attendees will learn about business continuity preparations and the benefits of having an integrated Resource and Support Center to coordinate a business owner’s needs before, during, and after a calamity. Ice storms, hurricanes, mudslides, power outages, and riots are just a few examples of unplanned events that can interrupt business operations. Attend this informative session to find out how you can adequately prepare for the unexpected!

Pharmacist and Technician Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the key components of disaster preparedness, response, and recovery.

  2. List the steps for effective business continuity.

  3. Discuss how to consolidate the various components of a solid disaster plan.

Speakers: Donnie Calhoun, PD, NCPA Foundation Vice President, Calhoun Compounding, Anniston, Alabama; Vic Garman, Senior Vice President, Claims, Pharmacists Mutual Companies, Algona, Iowa; Edward Yorty, President and Chief Executive Officer, Pharmacists Mutual Companies, Algona, Iowa; Charlie Thomas, RPh, FAPhA, State Pharmacy Director (Retired), Alabama Department of Public Health, Montgomery, Alabama; Steve Simenson, BPharm, FAPhA, DPNAP, President Managing Partner, Goodrich Pharmacy, Inc., Anoka, Minnesota

Activity Type: Application-based
Audience: Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians