October 16, 2015

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October 16, 2015 



Professions Quest Faculty Forum


Oct. 20


2015 Encore Institute


Oct. 26-28


#AACPchat: Standards 2016


Oct. 28


NMA Conference Abstract Submission


Oct. 30


AACP Elections Open


Nov. 2


2016 Annual Meeting: Special and Mini-Session Proposals


Nov. 16


AACP Awards Nominations


Dec. 2


Master Preceptor Recognition Program


Jan. 15


Learn More About Interprofessional Gaming
Professions Quest is hosting another online Faculty Forum, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. ET, for attendees to learn more about the Mimycx Interprofessional Educational Game, and how to integrate Mimycx into your current or future IPE syllabus. Register now. If you’d like to learn about the Professions Quest Faculty Research Grant and the Mimycx IPE Game, e-mail John Damici or call 703-993-7250.

Join an #AACPchat about Standards 2016 on Twitter
The third Twitter chat in the series, Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process Model and Curricular Changes, will take place Wednesday, Oct. 28, from Noon to 1:00 p.m. ET. Discuss your school’s plans for addressing the Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process Model and curricular changes. This is a great opportunity to learn from other members and share your knowledge. To participate, use the hashtag #AACPchat. The transcript from the first chat, Instruction, Assessment and IPE, is available on the AACP Storify page. Questions? E-mail Dana Thimons.

Join Self-care and OTC Colleagues at the 2016 NMA Faculty Development Program
Self-care and OTC faculty from the nation’s pharmacy schools are invited to submit an application to attend the 2016 Nonprescription Medicines Academy (NMA) meeting, Feb. 19-21, in Tampa, as part AACP’s Interim Meeting. NMA will host two days dedicated to acquisition of self-care knowledge and teaching methods. Participants have the opportunity to expand their scholarly work through a poster or invited podium presentation on a self-care or nonprescription medicine-related topic. Space is limited. Visit the NMA Application Site to apply by Friday, Oct. 30. Questions? Contact John R. Ressler.

Get Ready to Vote
The 2015 AACP Election Guide is now online. View the full slate of candidates, learn about their professional background, and read statements by the president-elect nominees. Take a moment to review your member profile and confirm membership to Councils and Sections to ensure your ballot will be accurate. On Nov. 2, you'll receive an e-mail to the virtual polling place through the AACP web site and log in with your username and password. Polls open Monday, Nov. 2, and close Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

2016 Annual Meeting Call for Special and New Mini-Session Proposals
Members are invited to submit proposals for two types of sessions at the 2016 AACP Annual Meeting, July 23–27, in Anaheim: 90-minute special sessions on topics broadly applicable to contemporary pharmacy education, or 30-minute mini-sessions on innovations developed at one school. Proposals that include the perspectives of multiple institutions are encouraged for special session submissions. Innovations developed at one school are appropriate for mini-sessions or roundtable discussions. Interested in submitting a proposal for the 2016 Annual Meeting? All proposals must be submitted to the programming submission Web site by 11:59 p.m. PT on Monday, Nov. 16.

Recognize Outstanding Educators and Innovators
Submit nominations for AACP's Robert K. Chalmers Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award, Paul R. Dawson Award and Volwiler Research Achievement Award online by 11:59 p.m. PT on Wednesday, Dec. 2. Criteria and nomination information can be found on the AACP Web site.

Latest Faculty News Now Available
The October 2015 edition of Faculty News is now available on the AACP Web site. As part of ongoing enhancements to AACP’s quarterly magazine, Academic Pharmacy Now, faculty announcements will now be published exclusively online. For the full submission schedule, visit the AACP Web site. Questions? Contact: Kyle Bagin, communications coordinator.

Get Involved throughout American Pharmacists Month
This October, AACP is engaging with members to promote the work of pharmacists in the community. Share your American Pharmacists Month activities with us via Twitter, Facebook, or e-mail. Use the hashtag #APhM2015 to connect with others to shine a spotlight on pharmacy.


Applications Still Open: Consultants and Speakers Bureau
Wanted to apply to be a part of the AACP Consultants and Speakers Bureau, but missed the deadline? Not to worry! Although the deadline has passed, you can still apply. The Bureau will be accepting applications on a rolling basis and will be updated to include new members monthly.   

Recognize a Master Preceptor: 2016 Nomination Cycle Now Open
The Master Preceptor Recognition Program recognizes preceptors, who are not full-time employees of a school or college of pharmacy, for their sustained commitment to excellence in experiential education and professional practice. Application materials must be submitted to AACP by Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. ET. For more information, visit the AACP Web site.

Partner Organizations

The International Pharmaceutical Federation has prepared its final draft of the briefing document, Pharmacists fighting AMR: Pharmacists’ contribution to the fight against antimicrobial resistance, to support its associations in their fight against AMR. It is an overview of the different activities for AMR prevention that community and hospital pharmacists are involved in. If you have any questions or comments, please send them to Zuzana Kusynová, Policy Analyst & Project Coordinator, no later than Tuesday, Oct. 27

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