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September 27, 2016 

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy E-Lert

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

September 27, 2016

 

IMPORTANT DATES

 

September

26–30

Health Professions Week

 

October

  3

AACP Election Opens

  7

AACP Appointment to ASHP COC Nomination Due

31

AACP Election Closes

 

NEWS

 

2016 AACP Election Guide Now Available

Get to know the candidates, learn about their professional background, and read statements by the president-elect nominees in the 2016 AACP Election Guide. Please take a moment to review your member profile and confirm membership to Councils and Sections to ensure your ballot will be accurate.

On Oct. 3, you’ll receive an e-mail directing you to the virtual polling place. Use your AACP web site username and password to log in. Polls open Oct. 3 and close Oct. 31, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

 

Recognize a Master Preceptor: 2017 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. 13, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. ET.

 

How Can Adaptive Leadership Help You? Find Out This Fall

Leaders at any level will benefit from focused discussions about adaptive leadership at the Regional Leadership Workshop, held in conjunction with the NABP District 4 Meeting, Nov. 1–2, in Chicago. Learn how to mobilize individuals to tackle tough problems and thrive in a challenging environment. [Register now.]

 

Call for AACP Appointment to Credentialing Commission

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is seeking nominations for a 2017 AACP appointment to its Commission on Credentialing. The COC is responsible for the accreditation of pharmacy residency programs. Information regarding the appointment criteria and application, selection process, and responsibilities are included in the call document. Application materials are due by 11:59 p.m. EDT, on Friday, Oct. 7.

 

REMINDERS

 

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:

 

PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS

 

ASOP Global

The Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies has provided a free, one-hour online continuing education program for pharmacists and physicians to assist in combating illegal online drug sales. Access is available through the CE Medicus site.

 

Last updated on: 9/27/2016 12:40 PM 

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