ACT Pharmacy Collaborative Community Pharmacy Practice Transformation Educators' Badge

AACP Resource

 Community Pharmacy Practice Transformation Educators' Badge Overview

Application Deadline: September 15, 2023 (passed)

Requirement Completion and Documentation Deadline for Cohort 1:  April 30, 2024

Badge Competencies

  • Recognize opportunities and challenges within the evolving health care system to advance pharmacy services within community pharmacy. 
  • Demonstrate evidence-based change practices that drive implementation of pharmacy services.
  • Design and implement an ongoing evaluation plan of pharmacy services utilizing relevant quality measures.
  • Persuasively communicate the value of advanced pharmacy services in the community pharmacy to relevant stakeholders.  


Currently employed as a faculty/staff member at a college/school of pharmacy or serving as a preceptor for a college/school of pharmacy. 

Badge Requirements and Verification

Evidence of Completion

Knowledge and Training

ACT Foundational Module in Community Pharmacy Transformation - will be made available soon

Self-attestation + session evaluation

Participants will be invited to submit alternate evidence of this knowledge (e.g., presenting or lecturing on content) if desired.  

Attend at least 4 ACT Pharmacy Collaborative Monthly Webinars

  • Oct. 25, 2023
  • Nov. 15, 2023
  • Jan. 24, 2024
  • Feb. 28, 2024
  • Mar. 27, 2024
  • Apr. 24, 2024
Attendance tracked by ACT via Zoom.

Complete at least one elective learning activity. Suggestions include, but not limited to:

Self-attestation +/- upload evidence of completion (may not be available for all options).

Answer: Do you recommend adding your elective to the “Suggested Electives” list?


Complete site visit to a community pharmacy and use the Flip the Pharmacy Community Pharmacy Self-Assessment Tool

Upload photo from visit, complete form including a statement/quote about the impact of the visit.

Complete at least one of the following:

  • Use Flip the Pharmacy resources to help practice transformation at a site
  • Host an APPE student focused on community pharmacy practice transformation 
  • Apply ACT Pharmacy Collaborative knowledge/training (e.g., foundational module concepts, ACT monthly webinar concepts) at a pharmacy
Describe activity (250-word limit)


Complete at least two of the following:
  • Present to college/school of pharmacy executive team or curricular committee about ACT 
  • Use ACT Curricular Framework in a curricular planning meeting
  • Present a community pharmacy focused project at a national meeting (poster or podium) (AACP, ASHP, NCPA, CPESN, APhA, NPhA, ACCP)
  • Present a community pharmacy focused project at a state or regional meeting 
  • Publish an article on community pharmacy practice
  • Invited speaker on a podcast
Upload a poster, manuscript, meeting agenda, reflection, or web link, as appropriate

*Evidence of dissemination within 3 years prior to the time of Badge application will be accepted. 

Badge Verification Review

AACP staff will determine that all applications are complete and eligibility requirements have been met. Once eligibility requirements are verified, the application will be moved through a peer review process.


Special Thanks

This program would not have been possible without the dedicated workgroup members listed here and the Collaborative's partners.


Amie Brooks (Lead), Megan Smith (Lead), Julie Akers, Jordan Ballou, Lucas Berenbrok, Cody Clifton, Ouita Davis Gatton, Katelyn Hettinger, Tamara McCants, Traci Poole, Laura Rhodes, Deanna Tran, Stevie Veach

Founding Partners

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Collaborative Partners

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