Expansion Experts: How to Add Specialty Services to Your Community Practice

Description

So you’re thinking of adding specialty pharmacy services to your community practice. It’s not always easy, especially if you’re not routinely involved in specialty work. Get insights into the challenges along with proven solutions to help you expand your offerings. Our expert presenters will focus on operational needs of gaining accreditation, training staff, and developing plans and processes to optimize patient care. 

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

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

  1. Describe the key differences between specialty pharmacy and community pharmacy operations. 
  2. Identify operational needs to run a specialty pharmacy.
  3. Discuss strategies on how to effectively train staff to provide specialty services.  
  4. Demonstrate the basic risks a practice might need to take to provide specialty pharmacy services. 
  5. Identify the accreditation bodies available for specialty pharmacy. 
  6. Discuss the significance of each accreditation to the specialty pharmacy services.  

Technician Learning Objectives

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

  1. Describe the key differences between specialty pharmacy and community pharmacy operations. 
  2. Identify operational needs to run a specialty pharmacy.
  3. Discuss strategies on how to effectively train staff to provide specialty services.  
  4. Demonstrate the basic risks a practice might need to take to provide specialty pharmacy services. 
  5. Identify the accreditation bodies available for specialty pharmacy. 
  6. Discuss the significance of each accreditation to the specialty pharmacy services.  
 
 
 
Speakers:
Michael
Michael Broome, PharmD
Senior Clinical Lead / Patient Care Team Manager
TwelveStone Health Partners
 
Ryan
Ryan Hollingsworth, PharmD, FACA, FIACP
Chief Pharmacy Officer & Partner
FountainRx
 
Learning Level: Level 2
Track: Specialty Pharmacy
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Sunday, March 22
Time: 
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Room: 
Gaylord National Resort - National Harbor 6-7
CEUs Pharmacist: 0.15
CEUs Pharmacy Technician: 0.15
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based