Making Point-of-Care Testing Work in Your Pharmacy

Tuesday, October 9
3:15-4 p.m.

Is it strep or the flu? Pharmacies are uniquely positioned to help patients receive care quickly when they are suffering from certain common ailments through point-of-care testing, or POCT. During this session you’ll learn what you need to know to get started with POCT in your pharmacy.

Walk away with:

  • Workflow best practices to successfully implement in your store.

  • Marketing tips to promote the service to your patients and community.

  • Resources for collaborating with prescribers.

Brandon Achor, PharmD, Pharmacist-In-Charge, Lackie Drug Store, Inc., Lonoke, Ark.; Kevin Day, PharmD, Staff Pharmacist, Day’s Miami Heights Pharmacy, Cincinnati, Ohio

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss different point-of-care tests that require a CLIA waiver.
  2. Outline strategies for establishing collaborative practice agreements with local providers.
  3. Explain processes need to implement POCT in your pharmacy.


ACPE # 0207-0000-18-333-L04-P

ACPE # 0207-0000-18-333-L04-T

0.75 contact hours (0.075 CEUs)

Activity Type: Knowledge-Based