Walgreens Forms Unique Collaboration with the National Council for Behavioral Health and American Pharmacists Association to Offer Mental Health First Aid Training for Pharmacists and Team Members
May 1, 2019
As the most accessible health care providers in the community, and also among the most trusted, pharmacists can play an important role as part of patients’ care teams to help address the growing need for mental health resources. As today marks the beginning of Mental Health Month in the U.S., Walgreens announces a unique collaboration with the National Council for Behavioral Health (National Council) and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), to provide Mental Health First Aid training for many Walgreens pharmacists and team members.
April 29, 2019
During its 2019 Annual Meeting & Exposition (APhA2019) in Seattle last month, the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) raised over $9,000 for Mary’s Place, an organization that helps homeless women, children, and families come inside from the streets and into permanent housing. Proceeds for Mary’s Place were raised from attendee and exhibitor donations as well as from the sale of t-shirts.
March 29, 2019
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Annual Meeting & Exposition, APhA2019, held March 22–25, hosted almost 6,000 pharmacists and student pharmacists in Seattle. This year’s theme, Moving Pharmacy Forward, highlighted the pharmacist’s role in addressing public health concerns and promoted personal and professional well-being while continuing to prioritize patient care services.
March 11, 2019
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) announced a partnership with iForumRx.org, an interactive web-based community for ambulatory care pharmacy specialists, to produce a new line of recertification tools centered around podcasts, panel discussions, and polls.
American and Canadian Pharmacist Associations Warn that Drug Importation Policies Could Put Patients at Risk
February 28, 2019
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) have issued a joint statement opposing U.S. federal legislation authorizing personal and commercial importation of prescription drugs from Canada.
February 19, 2019
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has released a new series of resources to help community-based pharmacists provide patient care services within the appointment-based model (ABM). When used as the foundation of pharmacy practice workflow, the ABM can proactively free up time for pharmacists to further grow relationships with their patients and use the clinical skills they’re highly trained to provide.
February 17, 2019
This response is submitted on behalf of those organizations identified in petition to stop accreditation action on new schools of pharmacy until 2030.
APhA Celebrates Pharmacists’ Contributions to Increasing U.S. Immunization Rates and Improving Health
February 5, 2019
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) today announced the selection of recipients of its 2019 Immunization Champion Awards recognizing individuals and organizations who have made extraordinary contributions toward improved vaccination rates within their communities.
February 4, 2019
As the pharmacist role in raising the rate of immunizations continues to expand, the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has revised its Guidelines for Pharmacy-based Immunization Advocacy and Administration. The Guidelines cover five areas of focus: Prevention, Partnership, Quality, Documentation, and Empowerment.
February 4, 2019
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) congratulates James W. Carroll upon his swearing in as the Director of the Office of the National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), our nation’s “Drug Czar.” The swearing-in was conducted Jan. 31 by Vice President Mike Pence in the White House.