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APhA2021 To Be Held as an Entirely Virtual Conference
CONTACT: Frank Fortin 202.223.7189; ffortin@aphanet.org   The American Pharmacists Association announced today that APhA2021, the only conference that brings together the entire pharmacy profession, is scheduled to take place virtually March 12-15, 2021. “The entire world is going virtual…
Nov 20, 2020 Press Release
The Pharmacist & Patient-Centered Diabetes Care
  APhA's “The Pharmacist and Patient-Centered Diabetes Care” Certificate Training Program was the recipient of the 2015 Award, Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions’,  for outstanding Live CE Activity. This award recognizes an organization…
Jun 28, 2012 Basic page
Partners That Host APhA Programs
Many APhA certificate training programs are offered under license agreements with other organizations, such as state pharmacy associations, colleges and universities, and pharmacy chains. This agreement allows the organization to host the APhA certificate training programs. To Register for a…
Feb 05, 2018 Basic page
Learn
Keep the profession strong and moving forward through active engagement. Learn, participate and contribute to discussions on matters affecting the profession through Speaker reports and webinar opportunities. Upcoming Webinar Opportunities The House committees have a number of policy-…
Jun 19, 2015 Basic page
Weekly Open Forum Webinars
  Addressing the COVID-19 Crisis: An Open Forum Webinar Series for Pharmacy are weekly webinars conducted every Thursday from 1:00 pm–2:00 pm ET. Each open forum webinar is moderated by APhA President Michael Hogue.   Register for the APhA Weekly Open Forum Webinar (January 28) APhA…
Jul 30, 2020 Basic page
Biden issuing pandemic plan that aims to expand access to testing and vaccines, reopen schools
Washington Post (01/21/21) Goldstein, Amy; Stanley-Becker, Isaac; Meckler, Laura
On January 21, his first full day in office, President Joe Biden will unveil his administration's playbook for ending the COVID-19 crisis. The 21-page national strategy houses seven broad goals, starting with regaining the public trust through regular briefings with CDC and other government…
Jan 20, 2021 Publication Pharmacy Today Daily Edition
Fauci tells the WHO that the U.S. stands ready to work with it
New York Times (01/21/21) Cumming-Bruce, Nick; Stolberg, Sheryl Gay
One year after the United States documented its first COVID-19 case, the country's top infectious disease expert said America would resume cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO) to combat the pandemic. Former president Donald Trump announced last May that the United States would…
Jan 20, 2021 Publication Pharmacy Today Daily Edition
Effect of endovascular treatment with vs. without I.V. alteplase on functional independence after acute ischemic stroke
Journal of the American Medical Association (01/19/21) Vol. 325, No. 3, P. 234 Zi, Wenjie; Qiu, Zhongming; Li, Fengli; et al.
Research out of China asked whether endovascular treatment by itself would be just as effective as endovascular treatment plus I.V. alteplase in achieving 90-day functional independence in certain stroke patients. The study enrolled 234 adults with acute ischemic stroke secondary to large vessel…
Jan 20, 2021 Publication Pharmacy Today Daily Edition
Home and online management and evaluation of BP using a digital intervention in poorly controlled hypertension
BMJ (01/20/21) Vol. 372 McManus, Richard J.; Little, Paul; Stuart, Beth; et al.
In the United Kingdom, researchers evaluated the potential value of a digital intervention for hypertension control in the primary care setting. The HOME BP study included 622 adults with high blood pressure that was poorly managed. Per unblinded randomization, 305 patients were instructed to self-…
Jan 20, 2021 Publication Pharmacy Today Daily Edition
USPSTF: Interventions for tobacco smoking cessation in adults, including pregnant persons
Journal of the American Medical Association (01/19/21) Vol. 325, No. 3, P. 265 Krist, Alex H.; Davidson, Karina W.; Mangione, Carol M.; et al.
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) reviewed the risk/benefit profiles of primary care interventions on smoking cessation among adults. The review, intended to inform an update to the panel's 2015 recommendation, identified substantial net benefit in behavioral stop-smoking interventions…
Jan 20, 2021 Publication Pharmacy Today Daily Edition