The Expanding Scope of Pharmacy Practice: Current and Future Trends

Description

As the health care delivery system continues its steady march from volume to value, the pharmacist’s role as physician extender is becoming not only appropriate, but necessary. Learn how expanding the pharmacist’s role—particularly in outpatient and clinical settings—can improve outcomes at a lower cost and with higher efficiency through collaborative pharmacy practice arrangements. Get familiar with state scope of practice requirements and reconciliation. Discover reimbursement implications, the impact of bundled payment initiatives, and how various operational considerations can affect your practice.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Define the main options available for structuring collaborative pharmacy practice arrangements.
  2. Describe the regulatory standards applicable to collaborative pharmacy practice arrangements.
  3. Explain the reimbursement implications of key collaborative pharmacy practice models.
  4. Discuss key operational considerations that can both facilitate and hinder collaborative pharmacy practice arrangements.

Technician Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Define the main options available for structuring collaborative pharmacy practice arrangements.
  2. Describe the regulatory standards applicable to collaborative pharmacy practice arrangements.
  3. Explain the reimbursement implications of key collaborative pharmacy practice models.
  4. Discuss key operational considerations that can both facilitate and hinder collaborative pharmacy practice arrangements.

 

 
 
 
Speakers:
Todd
Todd Nova,
Attorney
Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman
 
Learning Level: Level 1
Track: Pharmacy Management and Professional Leadership
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Monday, March 19
Time: 
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Room: 
Music City Center - Room 101C-D
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-18-013-L03-P
CEUs Pharmacist: 0.1
ACPE Pharmacy Technician: 0202-0000-18-013-L03-T
CEUs Pharmacy Technician: 0.1
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based