LTC Education Summit

Saturday, October 15, 2016
1:15 – 5:00 p.m.
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

1:15 - 2:30 p.m.
How to Creatively and Effectively Market Your Services to Long-Term Care Facilities (Non-CE)

Today's picture of long-term care is growing and changing. Currently, more than 10,000 "boomers" are turning 65 every day. In 2012, there were roughly 9 million Americans age 65 or older who needed long-term care services. This number is projected to be 12 million by 2020. What does this growing long-term care market mean for pharmacists? Opportunity. Come learn from a leading long-term care colleague about serving the needs of patients in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities while growing your business and positioning it in the ever-evolving LTC pharmacy marketplace.

Speakers: Patricia Crawford, President and Founder of LTCPCMS, Richmond, Virginia; Rodney Burton, Chief Operating Officer and Co-owner of LTCPCMS, Inc. and PCM, LLC, Ashland, Virginia

2:45 – 3:30 p.m.
Growth Strategies Member Panel (Non-CE)

How do you grow your long-term care pharmacy? What are some of the products and services to grow from zero to 12,000 beds? Whether you're new to long-term care pharmacy or have been practicing in the industry for years, you are guaranteed to learn new ideas from a panel of NCPA members who have applied cutting-edge technologies and business models to grow their pharmacies in a peer-to-peer discussion.

Speakers: NCPA LTC Division steering committee members

3:45 - 5:00 p.m.
Interactive Industry Forum (Non-CE)
The pace of new and innovative technologies presents new opportunities for long-term care pharmacies, but how do practitioners make the right choice for patients while still showing a strong return on investment? In this interactive forum with leaders of the LTC pharmacy industry, experts will share with you the latest advancements in products and services and idea share to help you ask the right questions to guide your investments in your business to keep you competitive and attractive to potential customers. The panel of speakers is limited to LTC Division Sponsors only.

Speakers: LTC Division Sponsors

Audience: Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians