Get on the “A” List:  Disaster Preparedness, Response, and RecoverySponsored by Pharmacists Mutual Foundation

Monday, October 20, 2014, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Austin Convention Center
Location: 19AB, Level 4
Continuing Education Credits: 2.0 (0.2 Contact Hours)
ACPE #: 207-000-14-224-L04-P and ACPE #: 207-000-14-224-L04-T

This session is designed to educate pharmacists and their staff about the tenets of contingency planning and how to integrate into the local disaster-response planning efforts. It will also introduce the NCPA Foundation’s efforts to offer disaster-preparedness certification for pharmacists and outline the concept of a turnkey Disaster Aid and Resource Center for independent community pharmacists trying to recover after calamity. Attendees will learn about business continuity plans, disaster-preparedness certification for pharmacists to be companion responders with local/federal officials, ways to strategically network to obtain priority access to key decision-makers long before disaster strikes, and the benefits of having an integrated center to coordinate your needs before and after a disaster.

Pharmacist and Technician Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the key components of disaster preparedness, response, and recovery.

  2. Determine the types of insurance coverage available to prepare for a range of disasters.

  3. List the steps for effective business continuity.

  4. Show how to build customer base through community outreach efforts.

  5. Recognize how to network with a purpose to expedite access to key community decision-makers.

Speakers: Michael W. Proctor, MD, Medical Director, Partner, Anniston, Alabama; David Starrett, RPh, Medicine Shoppe, Joplin, Missouri; Ed Yorty, FCAS, MAAA, President and CEO, Pharmacists Mutual Companies, Algona, Iowa; Don McGuire, RPh, JD, General Counsel, Senior Vice President or Risk and Management Compliance, Pharmacists Mutual Companies, Algona, Iowa

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