Opportunities in Nutrition and Wellness:  Niche Implementation Guide - Sponsored by PCCA

Saturday, October 18, 2014, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Austin Convention Center
Location: 17A, Level 4
Continuing Education Credits: 0.35 (3.5 Contact Hours)
ACPE #: 207-000-14-200-L04-P and ACPE #: 207-000-14-200-L04-T

With the national focus on health maintenance in the ageing population, the Nutrition and Wellness Niche is presenting a rewarding professional experience and an enormous profit opportunity for community pharmacies. The relationship that you have with your patients and your understanding of their history plays a vital role in their nutrition and supplement needs. This program will discuss the market in depth – how to increase your presence, and maintain your market share, product mix, floor plan, staffing, finances, marketing, what does commitment to success in this market look like. You will walk away prepared to put together your own plan, with tools and templates for business success.

Pharmacist and Technician Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the emerging trend in implementing a nutrition and wellness niche in a community pharmacy.

  2. Evaluate the connections between the GI and nervous systems and how this plays a role in many organ systems and disease states commonly encountered by our patients.

  3. Discuss optimal depth of product mix for beginning in the nutrition and wellness niche.

  4. Describe various educational resources to educate pharmacy staff on nutrition and wellness.

Speakers: Leigh Ann Grasso, PharmD, Compounding Pharmaicst/Owner, Annie's Apothecary, Boerne, Texas; John Preckshot, RPh, CCN, FIACP, Director of Wellness Works Nutrition, PCCA, Houston, Texas; A.J. Day, PharmD, Director of Pharmacy Consulting, PCCA, Houston, Texas; Chris Simmons, RPh, Vice President of Creative Development, PCCA, Houston, Texas

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