Chief Pharmacist - Metropolitan Correctional Center San Diego United States Public Health Service - Bureau of Prisons San Diego, California, United States
This session provides an overview of forward-thinking strategies that can be utilized to review emerging developments in the pharmacy and medical fields with the aim of promoting awareness of trends that could affect the future. It also guides the participant though the process that the Federal Bureau of Prisons Pharmacy program utilized to develop their own foresight group, specific topics identified for strategic planning and the tools used to accomplish this process. These strategies generate awareness and an ability to proactively plan for these potential important future events.
Describe the mission of the BOP Pharmacy Forward Thinking and Strategic Planning (FTSP) group and summarize processes that were utilized to identify topics of significance.
Discuss the most pertinent futurist topics that were identifed by the FTSP and consider which could be a priority for further review at your local institution.
Identify topics, strategies and tools that the FTSP reviewed to pinpoint pertinent futurist topics for monitoring or action at a local level when planning and strategizing for the future.