Taking on Adherence Together - Pharmacists Reaching Out to Prescribers and Other Players to Improve Patient's Health - Sponsored by Merck

Saturday, October 18, 2014, 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Austin Convention Center
Location: 19AB, Level 4
Continuing Education Credits: 1.5 (0.15 Contact Hours)
ACPE #: 207-000-14-204-L04-P and ACPE #: 207-000-14-204-L04-T

Healthcare is moving toward exciting new horizons. The future holds many different models of care where all health care professionals involved in caring for a patient partner to coordinate and improve patient care and outcomes. This program will introduce you to the opportunities and show you how to partner with other providers in your community, the "how-tos" of setting up a collaborative practice agreement in your pharmacy, and what it can mean for your patients’ health.

Pharmacist and Technician Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe new care models that are emerging and the developing role for the community pharmacist.

  2. Summarize the attributes of the pharmacist in the independent community setting that complement cooperative practice models.

  3. Discuss benefits to the patient, pharmacy, and physician to collaborative approaches to health care.

Speaker: Donna Barsky, RPh, Texas Star Pharmacy, Plano, Texas

Activity Type: Application-based
Audience: Pharmacists
Pharmacy Technicians