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APhA-ASP National Patient Counseling Competition
  The goal of the APhA-ASP National Patient Counseling Competition is to encourage student pharmacists in their efforts toward becoming better patient educators. The competition is designed to reflect changes that are occurring in practice, to promote and encourage further professional…
Jul 10, 2012 Basic page
AHA updates guidance on managing resistant hypertension
Maria G. Tanzi, PharmD, contributing writer
The American Heart Association (AHA) released an updated scientific statement on the detection, evaluation, and management of resistant hypertension, defined as an above goal BP despite the use of three antihypertensive drug classes or target BP levels after taking four or more antihypertensive…
Dec 07, 2018 Article
Alliance Against Opioid Abuse releases toolkit for pharmacists
Loren Bonner, senior editor
Pharmacists across the country are turning to resources from the Alliance Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA) to help their patients understand the risks and responsibilities of prescription opioids.  AAOA launched in February 2018 as a national coalition and campaign to raise awareness for health…
Dec 11, 2018 Article
Find important information regarding the House. Actions of the 2018 APhA House of Delegates General House Information House Rule of Procedure APhA Bylaws State Administrator Delegates User Guide Parliamentary Procedures at a glance Who are the House Officers? Who are the…
Jun 19, 2015 Basic page
APhA Seeks Comments on Guidelines for Pharmacy-based Immunization Advocacy and Administration
In 1996, the APhA House of Delegates adopted policy encouraging pharmacists to take an active role to increase the rate of immunizations among vulnerable patient populations. This role could be fulfilled by pharmacists becoming educators, facilitators, or immunizers of the public. Since…
Dec 10, 2018 Basic page
Partners Which Host APhA Programs
Many APhA certificate training programs are offered under license agreements with other organizations, such as state pharmacy associations, colleges and universities, and pharmacy chains. This agreement allows the organization to host the APhA certificate training programs. To Register for a…
Feb 05, 2018 Basic page
West Virginia a possible model for cheaper prescription drug prices
Columbus Dispatch (12/10/18) Schladen, Marty; Sullivan, Lucas
Faced with increasing costs in 2017, and already spending $650 million a year on prescription drugs, officials in West Virginia decided they could do better without the plans and their hand-picked PBMs. West Virginia's Medicaid system uses the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy to…
Dec 09, 2018 Publication Pharmacy Today Daily Edition
APhA Announces Candidates for President-elect, Trustees and Honorary President
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) today announced the slate of candidates for its Board of Trustees, President-elect, and Honorary President. The elections for these positions will be held March 22–May 13, 2019. Association members will have the opportunity to meet the candidates at the…
Dec 10, 2018 Press Release
APhA’s Hot Topics in Pharmacy Education Webinar Series
  Learn all about the latest top issues and priorities that affect the pharmacy community! APhA’s Hot Topics in Pharmacy Education is a series of 1-hour, live webinars, presented every month as a member-exclusive benefit, that focus on pertinent public health issues to keep pharmacists…
May 17, 2016 Basic page
Your passion will reveal itself over time
Paul Swinger, PharmD, is an Outpatient Community Pharmacist at Southeast Healthcare Services in Columbus, OH.
By Paul Swinger, PharmD “Ami,” can you believe that you are already roughly halfway through your APPE rotations? The time passes quickly, making it challenging to get as much as possible out of every month. While you may feel disillusioned with some aspects of the process, you are doing an…
Nov 19, 2018 Publication Student Pharmacist