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Major Depressive Disorder and Presbyopia Reviews Presented by AMCP Foundation/AbbVie, Inc. Specialized Health Outcomes Interns

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 12:24am

While the program is now in its 13th year, internships were completed remotely for the first time this summer.

Key Points: 
  • While the program is now in its 13th year, internships were completed remotely for the first time this summer.
  • "Our interns' findings bring to light important research gaps and unmet needs in patient populations," said AMCP Foundation Executive Director Paula J. Eichenbrenner, MBA, CAE.
  • "We're thrilled to partner with AbbVie to introduce student pharmacists to the pharmaceutical industry and managed health care systems."
  • Specialized Summer Internship in Health Outcomesparticipants are:
    Tina Gholami, University of Southern California School of Pharmacy, Los Angeles, Calif.
    Poster #F10: The Economic Burden of Patients with Major Depressive Disorder Potentially Eligible for Adjunctive Treatment: A Systematic Literature Review

CORE Higher Education Group Celebrates Milestone of 100+ Pharmacy School Clients

Monday, November 16, 2020 - 1:00pm

Gregory Cianfarani, RPh, Founder/CEO, reflected on the company's milestone by saying, "The CORE team is proud to celebrate the accomplishment of serving over 100 pharmacy schools.

Key Points: 
  • Gregory Cianfarani, RPh, Founder/CEO, reflected on the company's milestone by saying, "The CORE team is proud to celebrate the accomplishment of serving over 100 pharmacy schools.
  • Led by a team of pharmacists, CORE began serving schools of pharmacy in 2006 with CORE ELMS (experiential learning management system).
  • About CORE Higher Education Group:
    Headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island, CORE Higher Education Group is a pharmacist owned and operated education technology company providing software applications that help manage the experiential education process for over 200 colleges and university programs across the US and Canada.
  • Since 2006, CORE has grown to accommodate the experiential education, student competency assessment, co-curricular eLearning, recruiting, and digital portfolio needs for pharmacy education, as well as many other health science disciplines.

Pharmacy Times® and Parata Systems Announce the 2020 Next-Generation Pharmacist® Winners

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 3:02pm

Pharmacy Times, the leading media resource for pharmacists, in conjunction with Parata Systems, a leading provider of pharmacy automation, recognized the 2020 winners, named at the 11th annual virtual awards gala Wednesday, Oct. 21.

Key Points: 
  • Pharmacy Times, the leading media resource for pharmacists, in conjunction with Parata Systems, a leading provider of pharmacy automation, recognized the 2020 winners, named at the 11th annual virtual awards gala Wednesday, Oct. 21.
  • Allison Burns, Pharm.D., RPh, president and CEO, EMO Health, received the top honor: The 2020 Next-Generation Pharmacist.
  • She will be featured on the cover of the October issue of Pharmacy Times, which will profile her contributions to the industry.
  • Additionally, Pharmacy Times Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Best Health Degrees Releases National Rankings of Health Management Doctoral Programs

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 1:31pm

The Top 3 Online Health Management and Policy PhDs for 2021 are: 1) Rutgers University; 2) Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences; and 3) Johns Hopkins University.

Key Points: 
  • The Top 3 Online Health Management and Policy PhDs for 2021 are: 1) Rutgers University; 2) Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences; and 3) Johns Hopkins University.
  • Best Health Degrees editors focus on trustworthy programs that have a real impact on graduates' careers, whether online or on-campus.
  • While many working professionals choose online programs, traditional programs have their benefits, especially when it comes to networking and connections.
  • BHD also ranks traditional and online programs that prepare students for in-demand jobs like nursing, health informatics, health care administration, and more.

SIUE School of Pharmacy Names Gable as Director of Well-Being and Resilience

Friday, October 9, 2020 - 9:00am

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's School of Pharmacy (SOP) is among the few schools of pharmacy nationwide to have developed a leadership position with mental health as top priority.

Key Points: 
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's School of Pharmacy (SOP) is among the few schools of pharmacy nationwide to have developed a leadership position with mental health as top priority.
  • SOP Dean Mark Luer, PharmD, has named professor Kelly Gable, PharmD, BCPP, as director of Well-Being and Resilience.
  • I am eager to continue to make this a priority in my role as director of Well-Being and Resilience."
  • As the only downstate Illinois pharmacy doctorate program, the SIUE School of Pharmacy is providing highly trained pharmacists prepared for the rapidly changing healthcare environment.

SingleCare Recognizes the Nation’s Top Pharmacists, Pharmacy Techs and Pharmacies With Annual “Best of the Best” Pharmacy Awards

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 1:00pm

SingleCare , the free prescription savings service, today announced the winners of its second annual Best of the Best Pharmacy Awards .

Key Points: 
  • SingleCare , the free prescription savings service, today announced the winners of its second annual Best of the Best Pharmacy Awards .
  • The awards honor exceptional pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacies in communities across the U.S., recognizing excellence in service, education, and savings.
  • Award winners were determined based on an evaluation by SingleCares editorial board, including past Best of the Best pharmacy winners.
  • Thousands of nominations were received for the 2020 awards and in total, 15 award winners were recognized, with 5 receiving honorable mentions.

PTCE and NCODA to Partner in Bringing Oncology-Focused Continuing Education to the NCODA Membership

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 4:00pm

PTCE proudly announces it is now the exclusive continuing education (CE) provider for the National Community Oncology Dispensing Association, Inc. (NCODA) 2020-2021 meetings.

Key Points: 
  • PTCE proudly announces it is now the exclusive continuing education (CE) provider for the National Community Oncology Dispensing Association, Inc. (NCODA) 2020-2021 meetings.
  • These meetings allow the NCODA membership to share best practices and discuss the present-day oncology landscape.
  • Pharmacy Times Continuing Education (PTCE) is a leader in continuing education for retail, health system, oncology, managed care and specialty pharmacists.
  • PTCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE).

PCOM's School of Pharmacy Accreditation Extended Until 2028

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 8:33pm

The accreditation term was extended through June 30, 2028, which represents a customary eight-year cycle, according to ACPE.

Key Points: 
  • The accreditation term was extended through June 30, 2028, which represents a customary eight-year cycle, according to ACPE.
  • Shawn Spencer, RPh, PhD, dean and chief academic officer of the PCOM School of Pharmacy, said, "ACPE safeguards quality in pharmacy education by verifying accreditation standards are met within the Doctor of Pharmacy degree program.
  • Founded in 2010, the PCOM School of Pharmacy is a four-year Doctor of Pharmacy program consisting of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Department of Pharmacy Practice.
  • ACPE's official accreditation language confirms that "PCOM School of Pharmacy's Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 190 South LaSalle Street, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60603, 312-664-3575; fax 866-228-2631, www.acpe-accredit.org ."

PTCE Receives Full ACPE Reaccreditation With Commendation

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 4:40pm

PTCE is proud to announce it has been awarded full reaccreditation by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) for the next six years, with special commendation for its Teaching and Learning Methods.

Key Points: 
  • PTCE is proud to announce it has been awarded full reaccreditation by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) for the next six years, with special commendation for its Teaching and Learning Methods.
  • The reviewers highlighted the strong practices demonstrated in PTCE examples for Standard 7: Teaching and Learning Methods by giving commendation in this area.
  • The ACPE declared that PTCE has shown it is a leader by piloting Patient Counseling videos that allow participant interaction.
  • This outstanding recognition and commendation from the ACPE are a result of our overall commitment to and focus on providing innovative continuing education for pharmacists, said Jim Palatine, R.Ph., MBA, president of PTCE.

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Collaborates with American Pharmacists Association (APhA) To Develop Immunization Credential Program for Pharmacy Technicians

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 2:22pm

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), the nation's leading certifying organization for pharmacy technicians, ispleased to announce a collaboration with the American Pharmacists Association (APhA)to provide pharmacy technician credentialing in immunization delivery to those completing the APhA/Washington State University Pharmacy-Based Immunization Administration by Pharmacy Technicians Program.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, June 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), the nation's leading certifying organization for pharmacy technicians, ispleased to announce a collaboration with the American Pharmacists Association (APhA)to provide pharmacy technician credentialing in immunization delivery to those completing the APhA/Washington State University Pharmacy-Based Immunization Administration by Pharmacy Technicians Program.
  • The training program will serve as a stepping stone for PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technicians (CPhTs) to earn an Assessment-Based Certificate.
  • "APhA is the leading authority on immunization training for pharmacists, so we are pleased to collaborate with them on this program for technicians."
  • The American Pharmacists Association is the largest association of pharmacists in the United States advancing the entire pharmacy profession.