Rethink Pharmacy: Hiring a Clinical Pharmacist to Expand Your Opportunities
Sponsored by Merck

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 #: 207-000-15-132-L04-P and ACPE #: 207-000-15-132-L04-T

Innovative pharmacies across the nation are embracing clinical opportunities and the chance to revolutionize how they practice, and add value to the services they provide in the health care system. New pharmacy grads are clinically trained and are seeking opportunities to utilize those skills in the community pharmacy. In this session, examine the business case for clinical services and learn how to find a clinical community pharmacist to supplement your team.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the ROI and business considerations for hiring a pharmacist to expand non-dispensing, clinical services for the pharmacy.

  2. Outline the potential roles of clinical staff, including part-time staffing in a prescriber's office.

  3. Discuss the clinical skills necessary, training requirements, and draft a trial job description for a clinical staffing position.

Speakers: Randy McDonough, PharmD, Towncrest Pharmacy, Iowa City, Iowa; Elaine Marie Ladd, Pharm.D., Ladd Family Pharmacy, Boise, Idaho, Taylor Franklin, PharmD, Medication Therapy Management Consultant, Fort Smith, Arkansas

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