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  • A Closer Look at the Women's Health PRN

    • Jun 20, 2022

    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.

  • Clinical Pearl: Mishaps, Pitfalls, and #Fails Writing a SOAP Note

    • Jun 16, 2022
    • 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.

  • Q&A: How can I pursue a career in management without neglecting the development of my clinical and research skills?

    • May 30, 2022
    • Debbie C. Byrd, Pharm.D., MBA

    Dr. Debbie Byrd answers the important question of how to pursue a career in management without neglecting the development of your clinical and research skills.

  • A Day in the Life of a Postgraduate Trainee: Acting Outside the Box

    • May 23, 2022
    • Amilda Medina

    Amilda Medina shares tips and experiences that she has learned throughout her pharmacy career and why she believes the best things tend to happen when you become innovative and act outside the box.

  • A Closer Look at the Ambulatory Care PRN

    • May 16, 2022

    The Ambulatory Care PRN consists of clinical pharmacists, postgraduate trainees, and students interested in ambulatory care across all practice settings. To make it one of the premier PRNs, the PRN has several committees that work throughout the year, including Advocacy, Budget, Communications, Education, Membership, Networking, Nominations, Research Process, Scholarly Activity, Resident/Fellow, and Student.

  • ACCP Member Spotlight: Andrew Webb

    • May 9, 2022

    Webb’s interest in neurology began during pharmacy school. Originally, he believed his neurology interest would lead him to a career in ambulatory care clinical pharmacy. However, he discovered his love for critical care after a medical ICU rotation as an APPE student. As a result, Webb’s interest in neurology continued to grow and matched well with his newfound interest in critical care. His interest in neurocritically ill patients was solidified after his first experience in a neuro-ICU.

  • On Demand CV and LOI Review Service

    • May 5, 2022

    A well-written curriculum vitae (CV) and letter of intent (LOI) creates a positive image to future employers and distinguishes you from the rest of the applicants.

  • Clinical Pharmacy Professional Development: Advice for Postgrads

    • May 4, 2022

    ACCP understands the importance of planning for your postgraduate future. With the help of experts in the clinical pharmacy field, the ACCP Resident Advisory Committee has assembled an insightful discussion on professional development that will help you design a 10 year plan and motivate you to tackle it!

  • Improving the Quality of Clinical Pharmacy Practice Research

    • May 2, 2022

    ACCP promotes the dissemination of new knowledge to advance pharmacotherapy and patient care through its official journals. As an ACCP member, you will have ongoing access to these resources to improve the quality of your clinical pharmacy research.

  • ACCP Papers

    • Apr 25, 2022

    Official ACCP papers include position statements, white papers, guidelines, issue briefs, and commentaries. Each year, ACCP committee and task force charges include the development of ACCP papers to address ongoing and emerging strategic initiatives.

  • Q&A: As a new practitioner in a clinical role, what are the most important things to focus on in my first year of clinical pharmacy practice?

    • Apr 18, 2022
    • Kimberly L. Zitko, Pharm.D., BCACP, BCGP

    Your first year of clinical practice is a turning point in both your personal life and your professional life as a clinical pharmacist. It is finally the end of the residency experience, and you feel as if you can press play on other aspects of your life. As you transition into this new, exciting, and possibly overwhelming time, there are three key things to be mindful of during your first year in clinical practice.

  • GTMRx Releases Patient-Focused CMM Tools

    • Apr 11, 2022

    The Get the Medications Right (GTMRx) Institute has released a series of tools designed to provide information about comprehensive medication management (CMM) services to patients and caregivers.

  • A Closer Look at the Nephrology PRN

    • Apr 4, 2022

    The Nephrology PRN is made up of nephrology pharmacists practicing in internal medicine, ambulatory care, academia, research, the pharmaceutical industry, and more, with members located all around the world. The PRN was established in 1993 with 73 inaugural members. Today, the group has almost 200 members and consists of nephrology experts, newcomers, and everyone in between.

  • A Day in the Life of a Postgraduate Trainee: Conquering Difficult Interactions

    • Apr 4, 2022
    • Emma Matherne

    Tackling imposter syndrome and learning to become an effective preceptor can seem intimidating; however, talking with pharmacists who have been in similar situations can help identify the appropriate steps to take. In this article are some steps to follow when faced with a difficult scenario.

  • ACCP Members Serve as Authors for New Guideline on Preventing and Managing Pain, Agitation, and Delirium in Critically Ill Pediatric Patients

    • Mar 21, 2022

    The Society of Critical Care Medicine has issued a new practice guideline for the prevention and management of pain, agitation, neuromuscular blockade, and delirium in critically ill pediatric patients with consideration of the ICU environment and early mobility (PANDEM).

  • ACCP Member Spotlight: Brian Hemstreet

    • Mar 14, 2022

    Hemstreet sees advocacy as an often-overlooked, intimidating, but important area to get involved with. "I believe getting directly involved in local advocacy efforts is a great way to gain some experience and learn about the processes involved. In most instances, your local or state pharmacy association is involved with legislative efforts that impact various aspects of pharmacy practice."

  • Updated CMM Implementation Platform

    • Mar 7, 2022

    This newly revamped platform includes essential tools and resources that facilitate a stepwise approach to comprehensive medication management (CMM) implementation.

  • JACCP Themed Issue: The Opioid Crisis and Clinical Pharmacy

    • Feb 28, 2022
    • Issue Edited by: Suzanne Nesbit, Nadia Jubran

    In this themed issue, we highlight ongoing issues related to the opioid crisis and provide a collaborative look at how all specialties of pharmacy are working to battle and treat this health care crisis.

  • ACCP Commentary: The Essential Research Curriculum for Doctor of Pharmacy Programs – 2021

    • Feb 21, 2022

    The 2021 Research Affairs Committee developed this commentary to advocate for enhanced adoption of minimum standards for research skill development across Pharm.D. program curricula and integration of advanced research competencies to support Pharm.D.-trained scientists.

  • Q&A: How can I continue to identify research opportunities without the oversight of a preceptor or program director?

    • Feb 15, 2022
    • Mary Roth McClurg, Pharm.D., MHS, FCCP

    First, identifying research opportunities begins with a curious mind. Asking and identifying relevant research questions arises from inquisitiveness, which is often grounded in experiences and making connections among those experiences.