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June NCPA events for pharmacy teams

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ALEXANDRIA, Va.The National Community Pharmacists Association announces these

upcoming events for pharmacists and pharmacy team members:

  • June 1 – Realizing the Opportunity to Bill for Diabetes Education: Online Q&A forum. Community pharmacy owner Travis Wolff, PharmD, is back to answer questions around pharmacy-led diabetes education services. Wolff has successfully launched a DSME program in his pharmacy and has helped over 300 pharmacies navigate the DSME accreditation process. During this Q&A forum, he will be answering questions about diabetes education accreditation, billing, and more. Learn more and register.
  • Beginning June 8 – Diabetes Accreditation Boot Camp. The NCPA Innovation Center is teaming up with PharmFurther to hold another Diabetes Accreditation Boot Camp, a six-week online course that will prepare pharmacy teams to apply for Diabetes Self-Management Education accreditation. DSME is a billable, evidence-based service that allows pharmacy teams to improve clinical outcomes and quality of life for patients with diabetes. Learn more and register. Registration closes June 5.
  • June 8 – Vax Chat: Pneumococcal and Influenza Vaccine Updates and Use of Immunization Information Systems (Registries). Infectious disease pharmacist David Ha joins John Beckner, NCPA senior director of strategic initiatives, to discuss clinical updates to vaccine recommendations and how pharmacies can use immunization registries to optimize their vaccine offerings. Learn more and register for this CE program.
  • June 14 – Registration opens for the NCPA 2022 Annual Convention and Expo. The convention will be held Oct. 1-4 in Kansas City, Mo. Learn more.
  • June 25-26 – NCPA Pharmacy Ownership Workshop, sponsored by McKesson. In this virtual session, a team of experts will answer the nitty-gritty questions about the loan approval process, licensure agreements, creating a start-up checklist, writing a business plan, designing an effective store layout, and more. This is a can’t-miss program for those planning to someday open their own store, new pharmacy owners, and those thinking about taking the next step in the industry. Learn more and register.
  • June 28 – Turn Up the Heat – NCPA’s Guide to Grassroots Action, sponsored by RxSafe. In advance of NCPA’s Month of Action in August, this webinar will help pharmacists become more effective grassroots advocates. NCPA is holding the Month of Action in lieu of a fly-in and is encouraging all NCPA members to invite their members of Congress to their pharmacy and engage with them in August. Register for the webinar here and for the month of action here.
  • June 29 – NCPA Innovation Center/CPESN Community Pharmacy Fellowship general interest meeting. Enrollment is open for the 2022-23 NCPA Innovation Center/CPESN® Community Pharmacy Fellowship, sponsored by Good Neighbor Pharmacy. With the goal of advancing practice transformation, the fellowship is an intensive 12-month training program open to all practicing pharmacists working at a CPESN USA pharmacy. Learn more about it and get answers to frequently asked questions during this live online general interest meeting. Enrollment ends July 31.

In addition to the events above open to all pharmacy teams, NCPA Innovation Center will be hosting an Enhanced Services Boot Camp in Nashville on June 19 for attendees of Connect 2022. This intensive course is designed to help pharmacy teams navigate the operations and management of an enhanced service business. Industry leaders will address how to optimize workflow, engage staff to take on new responsibilities, and leverage the disruption from the COVID-19 pandemic to set up the pharmacy for the future. Connect attendees may pre-register or register on-site to attend the boot camp through their pharmacy management system.

Additionally, NCPA offers a variety of on-demand programs available to pharmacy teams to take on their own schedule. These include Creating Health: Pharmacist-Led Lifestyle and Weight Management, a functional medicine series titled Thinking Outside the Vial, and an on-demand Business of Long-Term Care Workshop. To access these and other programs, visit the NCPA Learning Center.


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