Pharmacy residents are faced with almost limitless opportunities to identify gaps in knowledge and devise plans to bridge those gaps. In particular, I was mystified by the details of the 340B program. How does our organization administer it, and how exactly do savings on outpatient drugs allow us to expand services? Trying to conduct my own research by slogging through HRSA’s website and other resources only left the picture muddier.
Christina Doligalski, Pharm.D., FCCP, FAST, BCPS, CPP
Christina Doligalski, Pharm.D., FCCP, FAST, BCPS, CPP, clinical pharmacist practitioner, University of North Carolina Health Care, answers the question:
What advice can you share for a successful clinical pharmacy career?
When I started residency, I was full of excitement and confidence that I would be able to conquer the chaotic nature of my PGY1 year...I did not expect to struggle with the shocking highs and lows of the residency year and the toll it took on my mental health.
The PRN’s goals are as follows:
1.) Facilitate communication between ACCP members regarding developments in the application of outcomes and economics techniques in clinical practice, research, and educational environments
2.) Enhance the knowledge of ACCP members in the field of outcomes and economics
ACCP members led a joint response with the Pediatric Pharmacy Association (PPA) in regards to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)approval of both Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines for children of ages 6 months and older.
The ACCP APPE is designed to provide students pursuing a Pharm.D. degree with an opportunity to learn about leadership within a professional organization from the perspectives of both elected leaders and staff, with a syllabus incorporating both individual and group discussions, journal clubs, presentations, and writing projects.
The 2022 ACCP recruitment events at the Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy in San Francisco will include a Residency, Fellowship, and Graduate Program Showcase and an appointment-based Professional Placement Forum (PPF).
The Equitable Community Access to Pharmacist Services Act (ECAPS) ensures Medicare patients have access to timely and consistent treatment from pharmacists for pandemic-related health services, and facilitates pharmacist response to current and future threats to public health.
Learn about Alan E. Gross, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCIDP, BCPS, a clinical associate professor of pharmacy practice at the University of Illinois College of Pharmacy. He is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist and a board-certified infectious diseases pharmacist.
As part of the College's long-standing organizational commitment to key public health initiatives, ACCP serves as a member on a number of nonpartisan coalitions committed to strengthening public health infrastructure and prevention programs.
Margie E. Snyder, Pharm.D., MPH, FCCP, FAPhA, currently serves as an associate professor of pharmacy practice at the Purdue University College of Pharmacy and has been the project management preceptor for Purdue-affiliated PGY1 community pharmacy residency programs since 2011.
The ACCP Women’s Health PRN aims to lead in patient care, education, training, and scholarship pertaining to women’s health while advocating women’s health issues in the public policy arena to ensure access to safe and effective health care services and medications.
Anna Phillips, Pharm.D. Candidate 2022; Karen Kibler, Pharm.D. Candidate
Learning to write a well-written subjective, objective, assessment, and plan (SOAP) note is often challenging for pharmacy students because of their lack of clinical experience and the different preferences of their professors and preceptors. This article identifies where the pitfalls that are most likely to occur and gives tips for successful SOAP note writing.