September 13, 2016

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September 13, 2016 

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy E-Lert

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

September 13, 2016

 

IMPORTANT DATES

 

September

14

Lawrence C. Weaver Transformative Community Service Award Applications

15

AACP/CDC Partners in Health Webinar

15–17

AACP/NABP Districts 1 and 2 Joint Meeting

26–28

2016 Fall Institute

26–30

Health Professions Week

 

September

11–14

AACP/NABP Districts 6, 7 and 8 Joint Meeting

14

Lawrence C. Weaver Transformative Community Service Award Applications

15

AACP/CDC Partners in Health Webinar

15–17

AACP/NABP Districts 1 and 2 Joint Meeting

26–28

2016 Fall Institute

 

NEWS

 

Learn to Lead at AACP’s New Regional Leadership Workshop

This new leadership development opportunity, held in conjunction with the NABP District 4 Meeting, Nov. 1–2, in Chicago, will focus on adaptive leadership and mobilizing individuals to tackle tough problems and thrive in a challenging environment.

 

Promote Pharmacy during Health Professions Week

Health Professions Week, Sept. 26–30, is a free week of events to help students learn about 19 health professions, including pharmacy. Explore and ask questions: What is it like to be a healthcare practitioner? What are the hours and demands? How is one profession different from another? What education do I need? How do I get there?

How your institution can help and get involved:

 

Just Launched: Interprofessional Education Community of Practice

Is there a particular interprofessional education challenge that is weighing on your mind? Have you found an innovative approach to IPE? Whether you are searching for answers or have expertise to share, consider joining the IPE Community of Practice (CoP).

The mission of the IPE CoP is to facilitate collaboration and innovation for the teaching, practice, and administration of interprofessional education, as well as promote the scholarship of IPE. The design of this pilot community allows it to serve as a hub for sharing of ideas and information.

To join the community or for more information, e-mail Dana Thimons

 

IPEC Receives National Award

The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education recently recognized the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) for its "groundbreaking work in advancing the field of interprofessional education and collaborative practice."

 

REMINDERS

 

Join the AACP and CDC Webinar, Partners in Health: Developing Collaborations between Public Health and Schools of Pharmacy, on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Participants will learn about successful collaborations between state health departments and pharmacy schools, including an overview of chronic disease prevalence, trends, etc. during this time of healthcare transformation. To hear audio via phone, call 1-(855)-644-0229 and use passcode 4937505#.

Did your team miss the Spring Institute? Registration is now open for the 2016 Encore Institute, Leading Edge: Transforming Experiential Education, Oct. 17–19, at the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport. [Register now.]

Members now have the opportunity to customize the button, “Pharmacists Help People Live Healthier, Better Lives” by adding their school’s logo. Other button templates are available for schools to download.

 

PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS

 

APMS

The Alliance for Patient Medication Safety will award ten $1,000 grants for residency projects that involve pharmacist care of patients with diabetes or identification of gaps in the pharmacist patient care process that incorporate its new GAPS portal.

 

CPNP

The College of Psychiatric & Neurologic Pharmacists has developed a guideline document to educate community pharmacists on interventions that can be employed to provide safe and appropriate access to opioids while also protecting public health from the challenges of misuse and abuse.

 

AAMC

The Association of American Medical Colleges’ 2017 Health Professions Financial Aid Administrators Conference will take place Feb. 8-10, in Weston, Fla., and is open to all health professions financial aid professionals. Session proposals are due by Monday, Oct. 3. Please contact Kristen Earle (kearle@aamc.org) for inquiries related to conference programming.

 

FIP

The International Pharmaceutical Federation will be hosting the Global Conference on Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Education, Nov. 7–8, in Nanjing, China. The first conference of its kind, the conference will link the future of the profession with initial and continuing education.

 

Last updated on: 9/13/2016 10:38 AM 

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