Managing the Clinical Aspects of Long-Term Care Pharmacy

Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
Continuing Education Credits: 0.15 (1.5 Contact Hours)
ACPE #: 207-000-15-134-L04-P and ACPE #: 207-000-15-134-L04-T

Contracting with skilled nursing facilities differs from other long term care services. This session will address general contractual considerations, the basics of providing medication reviews (DRR), and chart reviews. From the business perspective, it will explore weighting time efficiency and profitability and what does this balance look like. Should you hire, self-staff, or contract? What are the learning curves, challenges, and best practices in the important aspect of your Long-Term Care business success.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

  1. Outline the job description of a clinical consultant in a skilled nursing facility.

  2. Discuss basic contracting terms that are covered in skilled nursing facility contracts.

  3. Describe effective metrics that can be utilized to measure consultant pharmacist performance.

Speakers: Sharon Clackum, PharmD, CGP, Rx Answers, LLC, Cumming, Georgia

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