Telepharmacy: Opportunity or Threat? (Expanding Opportunities)

Saturday, October 14, 2017
3 – 4 p.m.
4 – 4:30 p.m. * Special Shoot the Breeze Sharing Session to Follow* (Non-CE)
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Orlando, Fla.
ACPE UAN: 0207-0000-17-211-L04-P and 0207-0000-17-211-L04-T
1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEUs)

Telepharmacy is becoming a national business reality as states are crafting laws to increase and ensure access to prescription drugs in settings without a licensed pharmacist physically present. As a community pharmacy owner, you need to know if telepharmacy is an opportunity or threat for your business. Industry insiders and community pharmacy owners “in the space” will share the latest on which states license telepharmacy sites, what the licensing criteria entails, and what their perspectives are related to business and practice. Know the landscape and evaluate your options by attending this program.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

  1. Compare telehealth, telemedicine, and telepharmacy and discuss the impact of these models on community pharmacy.

  2. Discuss regulatory issues that apply to telepharmacy, including those from the DEA and state boards of pharmacy.

  3. Analyze the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of telepharmacy for your community pharmacy.

Speaker: Adam Chesler, Director, Regulatory Affairs, Cardinal Health, Dallas, Texas; Brett Barker, PharmD, Vice President of Opperations, NuCara Management Group, Conrad, Iowa

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