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American Pharmacists Association (APhA)

Pharmacists’ confidence in the COVID-19 vaccines continues to grow

Pharmacists’ confidence in the COVID-19 vaccines continues to grow

WASHINGTON — A nationwide survey of pharmacists has found that increasing percentages of pharmacists have been administered a COVID-19 vaccine, are more comfortable addressing vaccine hesitancy with patients, and are continuing to build necessary support staff at their practice location to safely offer a COVID-19 vaccine. More than 9 in 10 pharmacists (92%) said they

APhA survey finds vast majority of pharmacists plan to or have been vaccinated against COVID-19

APhA survey finds vast majority of pharmacists plan to or have been vaccinated against COVID-19

WASHINGTON — More than 9 in 10 pharmacists said they plan to or have been vaccinated against COVID-19, in a survey conducted last week by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). Of these, 51% said they had received one dose, 10% had received two doses, and 31% planned to get it as soon as it is

APhA creates COVID-19 training programs and resources for pharmacists

APhA creates COVID-19 training programs and resources for pharmacists

WASHINGTON — Pharmacists are tireless responders on the front lines of health care as our nation faces the COVID-19 pandemic. To assist them in staying safe and up to date with the latest research and practice guidance, the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) offers new and current training programs and resources. “We are diligently working on behalf of

APhA names Bernstein SVP, pharmacy practice and government affairs

APhA names Bernstein SVP, pharmacy practice and government affairs

WASHINGTON — The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has named Ilisa Bernstein, as its new senior vice president of pharmacy practice and government affairs, effective October 14. Bernstein will be responsible for leading implementation of the association’s strategies related to professional affairs, pharmacy practice, advocacy, and government affairs. Bernstein has over 30 years of experience advocating

Patient safety key as NACDS and APhA oppose prescription drug importation

Patient safety key as NACDS and APhA oppose prescription drug importation

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) expressed concerns about the risks to patient health and the security of the prescription drug supply chain in opposing legislation that would allow for personal and commercial importation of prescription drugs outside of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA)