Specialty Pharmacy 101

Description

With a rich drug pipeline and innovative programs, including specialty at retail, specialty pharmacy permeates many areas of the industry. The trend is expanding from injectable and infused medications to oral agents, especially oral oncolytics. Come hear a clinical expert give a thorough overview of specialty pharmacy, what patients require, and the opportunities specialty practice creates. 

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

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

  1. Identify key characteristics that indicate a medication requires specialty management.
  2. List common diseases that are treated with specialty pharmaceuticals.
  3. Discuss the services offered by specialty pharmacies that are more complex than those offered as part of the standard of care at community pharmacies.

Technician Learning Objectives

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

  1. Identify key characteristics that indicate a medication requires specialty management.
  2. List common diseases that are treated with specialty pharmaceuticals.
  3. Discuss the services offered by specialty pharmacies that are more complex than those offered as part of the standard of care at community pharmacies.
 
 
 
Speakers:
Stephanie
Stephanie Lapointe, PHARMD
Mgr. of Education and Training
Diplomat
 
Learning Level: Level 2
Pathway: Meeting Highlights Video on Demand, Pharmacy Technician
Track: Specialty Pharmacy
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Saturday, March 25
Time: 
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Room: 
Moscone - Esplanade 301
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-17-035-L04-P
CEUs Pharmacist: .1
ACPE Pharmacy Technician: 0202-0000-17-035-L04-T
CEUs Pharmacy Technician: .1
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based