The APhA New Practitioner Network is here to support and to guide your transition from student to successful new practitioner, and beyond. Together APhA helps new graduates discover opportunities in pharmacy, develop themselves and their professional network, and define the future of their profession and career. The APhA New Practitioner Network provides programs, tools, and connections to assist you in making the transition through new practitioner life a little easier.

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April 17, 2018
What you need to know about statutes of limitations

Do you remember the details of interactions with every patient you had 2 months ago? What about 1 year ago? The reality is that health care providers cannot rely on memory to recall details that could make the difference in successfully defending themselves against a lawsuit or state licensing…

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April 17, 2018
Navigating disability insurance needs as a New Practitioner

When I talk with New Practitioners about building a solid financial foundation, insurance is a critical piece of the puzzle. Alongside other competing priorities such as student loan debt, it is easy to think, “Do I really need to spend my money here?”   Here is the question you need to ask…

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April 17, 2018
Find your voice in the NPN

The end of my term as New Practitioner Advisory Committee (NPAC) chair in March was a bittersweet time. Approaching my fifth graduation anniversary, the New Practitioner Network (NPN) has truly become a “home,” where I’ve created lasting friendships and had valuable leadership experiences along the…

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April 17, 2018
Stress relief via a four-legged friend

New Practitioners are often caught up in the day-to-day routine of residency, fellowship, and careers. Stress becomes a present reality and often you do not realize your workload is all-consuming. It is helpful to incorporate healthy distractions into your routines to remind you that there is more…

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April 17, 2018
APhA2018 through the eyes of a New Practitioner

The APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition is not just a meeting you attend, but rather one that provides you with a variety of different experiences. APhA’s annual meeting allows you to develop professionally through continuing pharmacy education sessions, networking with colleagues, discovering the…

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Financial Education Resources: APhA recognizes that true financial freedom comes with generating residual income. Our member-exclusive financial education resources provide you with student debt management solutions, refinancing options, and savings strategies to help you plan for your future. Take advantage of our webinars, virtual roundtables, and private consultations to secure a stable financial future.
Community Health Ambassador: APhA is proud to offer New Practitioners the opportunity to give back to their communities, enhance their communication skills, and promote pharmacist-provided patient care services. 
New Practitioner Mentor: Develop your mentor skills while connecting with APhA-ASP Chapters and interacting with student pharmacists.
New Practitioner Leadership Opportunities: Serve your peers and the profession of pharmacy through the APhA New Practitioner Advisory Committee and APhA NPN Standing Committees.
New Graduate Resources: Join APhA today and LAUNCH your career with these new practitioner benefits! Thomas E. Menighan, APhA CEO shares his words of wisdom for New Practitioners: Adventures of a New Practitioner.

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ENGAGE: A members-only e-community featuring the APhA New Practitioner Network Community and nine APhA-APPM Special Interest Groups (SIGs).
Day of NP LIFE: Exclusive meeting for New Practitioners featuring personal and professional development programs. 
APhA Academies: The APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management, as well as the APhA Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science, are dedicated to providing focused support and specialized resources for pharmacists. 

Partnership     Define – Your Success

Distinguished New Practitioner Award: The Distinguished New Practitioner Award was established in 2010 to recognize an individual new practitioner who has demonstrated distinctive achievements in mentorship, service, and commitment to the profession of pharmacy. 
Board of Pharmacy Specialties: Through our rigorous standards, the BPS board certified pharmacist stands out as the most qualified to take on today’s expanding expectations of patients, physicians, employers and others who recognize the increasing need for a team approach to healthcare.

Healthcare Providers Service Organization (HPSO) has over 30 years of experience providing insurance solutions to over 80 healthcare professions. HPSO provides over 1 million healthcare providers throughout the United States with professional liability insurance and risk management information. Affordable rates, commitment to superior service, and numerous benefits are the reasons APhA chose HPSO as its professional liability insurance provider. Protect your assets and cover your expenses in the event of a suit being brought against you for malpractice. Receive a quote today!