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April 12, 2017 

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy E-Lert

Academic Pharmacy's Online Resource for the Latest News and Information

 

April 12, 2017

IMPORTANT DATES

April

12

Frailty in Older Adults–How Pharmacists Can Intervene Webinar

18

AACP Connect Training Webinar

21

Public Health-based Scholarship for Pharmacy Webinar

May

  1

AACP Connect Launches

  1

AACP Catalyst Applications Due

15

Express Scripts Scholars Program Applications Due

NEWS

May 1st: Connect with AACP

AACP Connect is a new online, private community exclusively for members to communicate and collaborate with each other in a virtual home. Watch your Inbox for information about training Webinars on how you can share ideas, network with peers, connect with extensive resources and more.

Explore Cuban Healthcare Delivery with AACP

Join AACP President Joe DiPiro as part of an academic pharmacy delegation to Cuba, departing Miami, Oct. 23–28. The delegation will be developed in cooperation with the Cuban Ministry of Public Health and offers a unique opportunity to meet directly with Cuban counterparts to learn about challenges and advances of medicine in Cuba. Delegates will participate in professional meetings and site visits each day based on the interests and composition of the team. For RSVP, travel and additional information, contact Professionals Abroad program representative at 1-877-298-9677.

Now Available: Volume 81, Issue 2 of AJPE

The latest issue of the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, featuring Teaching Student Pharmacists to Apply Drug Literature to Patient Cases; In Memoriam: George H. Cocolas, Ph.D.; and Assessing Emotionally Intelligent Leadership in Pharmacy Students; is now available.

Deadline Extended: AACP Catalyst Applications Due May 1

There’s still time to amplify your research capacity by building networks, identifying new opportunities and developing key skills in the new AACP Catalyst program. Participants will benefit from a vigorous program curriculum reflective of current issues in the national research landscape.

Scholarship Opportunity for Dual Degree Students

Applications for the Express Scripts Scholars Program, providing four $10,000 scholarships to dual degree students, are due Monday, May 15, at 5:00 p.m. EDT. For questions, contact ExpressScriptsScholars@aacp.org.

Now Available: 2016 Data on Faculty Vacancies and Lost Positions

National data from the AACP 2016 Survey of Vacant Budgeted and Lost Faculty Positions is now available in Institutional Research Brief Number 20 PDF . This survey collects data on the total number of vacant shared and non-shared faculty and administrative positions, lost positions and interim appointments at U.S. colleges and schools of pharmacy.

Online Learning Opportunity

Geriatric Pharmacy SIG, Frailty in Older Adults–How Pharmacists Can Intervene; Wednesday, April 12, 3:00 p.m. ET

Public Health SIG, Opportunities for Public Health-based Scholarship for Pharmacy; Friday, April 21, 3:00 p.m. ET

REMINDERS

How would you use video vignettes in teaching? AACP is conducting a short five-question survey in pursuit of our strategic priority toward innovation in education and practice.

International pharmacy programs now have the opportunity to participate in five of AACP’s institutional research surveys. The deadline to participate in the 2018 cycle is Dec. 18.

 

PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS

 

comMIt

The comprehensive motivational interviewing training e-learning program offers eight hours of training for student pharmacists, physicians and nurses, featuring self-assessment questions with feedback, and bookmarking for continuous work. Contact Bruce Berger, 334-444-3160, for further information and discounted school subscription rates.

 

HEAL Conference

The 2017 Healthcare Ethics and Law Institute Annual Conference, Friday, April 21, in Birmingham, Ala., will examine the ethical framework for ensuring effective pain management to those in need, while at the same time curtailing the opioid epidemic.

Last updated on: 4/12/2017 11:52 AM 

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