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Guide to Scheduling a Local Pharmacy Visit
Tours of your pharmacy or practice site provide one of the most effective methods of communication between you and your federal legislators. Visiting a pharmacy or practice site gives legislators a valuable opportunity to develop a good sense of the role pharmacists play in the community and on the…
Mar 23, 2020 Basic page
About APhA Advocacy
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) is the largest association of pharmacists in the United States and is the only organization advancing the entire pharmacy profession. Our expert staff, and strong volunteer leadership, including many experienced pharmacists, allow us to deliver vital…
Mar 24, 2020 Basic page
APhA News and Other Media on Coronavirus
Latest APhA News Articles APhA is providing daily news coverage of the pandemic. CEO Blog Posts Pharmacists' Stories of Serving During the Coronavirus Will Never Be Forgotten (March 24, 2020) Guest Blog: Closing Chapter: Now Is the Time for Us to Do Something Great (March 18, 2020)…
Mar 24, 2020 Basic page
Global and Other Resources on Coronavirus
For more information, read these global, association, and other resources on coronavirus. Global  FIP Website: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Preparedness  Clinical Information and Treatment Guidelines (March 26) Guidelines for Pharmacists and the Pharmacy Workforce (March…
Feb 27, 2020 Basic page
COVID-19 Resources and Training for Pharmacists
Webinars April 2: Register for Addressing the COVID-19 Crisis: An Open Forum Webinar Series for Pharmacists.  March 26: Access this recording. Training APhA’s 15 on COVID-19 Series is designed to provide you with the answers you need to educate yourself, your colleagues,…
Mar 24, 2020 Basic page
APhA coronavirus watch: Senate passes coronavirus legislation without provider status
Rachel Balick, reporter
The $2 trillion economic stimulus legislation passed 96–0. The bill is expected to go to the U.S. House of Representatives for a voice vote on Friday, March 27, 2020. The CARES Act did include provisions that APhA has supported. One provision strengthens drug shortage reporting requirements from…
Mar 27, 2020 Article
Advocating for You on Coronavirus
APhA and Joint Statements AMA, APhA, ASHP Issue Joint Statement about COVID-19 Medications (March 25, 2020) APhA Statement on Inappropriate Ordering, Prescribing, and Dispensing of Medications and Supplies (March 25, 2020) Pharmacy Organizations' Joint Policy Recommendations to…
Mar 18, 2020 Basic page
APhA Meeting Update
APhA2020 Cancellation Update Thank you for your patience, as we’ve been developing a contingency plan for APhA2020. We are excited to announce that we will have an APhA2020 Virtual program available soon. We will continue to update this page as new information is developed. Here’s what…
Mar 11, 2020 Basic page
Why volunteer? Are you ready to expand your impact beyond the pharmacy workplace? APhA offers a variety of opportunities for you, as an APhA member, to make a difference in your profession, expand your professional network, strengthen your leadership skills, and build your résumé. Our volunteer…
Jul 28, 2016 Basic page
APhA coronavirus watch: APhA and other pharmacy groups call for expanded pharmacist services amid COVID-19 pandemic
Aina Abell, assistant editor
The pharmacy organizations emphasized that pharmacists are medication experts trained to provide patient care and counseling in a multitude of settings, including community pharmacies, hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, medical homes, and physician offices. On top of that, 90% of…
Mar 20, 2020 Article