Specialty Pharmacy: Where Do Pharmacists Fit In?


From optimizing therapy to reducing waste and assisting patients with medication adherence, pharmacists coordinate care to ensure patients and payers receive the best possible outcomes from specialty pharmaceuticals. Attend this session to learn how to improve care delivery.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

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

  1. Describe the role of specialty pharmacists in ensuring medication adherence, monitoring and care optimization.
  2. Discuss examples of specialty pharmacy care plan implementation strategies.
  3. Identify ways in which specialty pharmacists contain costs for patients.
  4. Demonstration effective care coordination among pharmacists, prescribers, and patients to improve care delivery for patients receiving specialty medications.
  5. Describe education and training opportunities specific to specialty pharmacists.
Amy Nathanson, PharmD, AE-C, BCACP
Clinical Programs Manager
Johns Hopkins Home Care Group
Autumn Zuckerman, PharmD
Program Director, Health Outcomes and Research
Vaderbilt University Medical Center
Learning Level: Level 2
Pathway: Provider Status
Track: Specialty Pharmacy
Session Time Slot(s): 
Sunday, March 24
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Washington State Convention Center - Room 613-614
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-19-067-L04-P
CEUs Pharmacist: .15
Activity Type: