Director of Professional Services USPHS Pine Top, Arizona, United States
Expanding pharmacy technician practice is a crucial step towards pharmacist’s practicing at the peak of their licensure. Pharmacy technicians are often respected members of the community, allowing them to develop rapport and trust with their patients. Leveraging this patient-technician relationship with the accessibility of pharmacy technicians improves pharmacy care while increasing job satisfaction.
Describe the history of advanced pharmacy technician practice in the US government.
Discuss the new “Expanding Technician Roles” policy adopted by the 2019 APhA House of Delegates.
Discuss the impact of expanded roles for pharmacy technicians on advanced pharmacy practice.
Describe the opportunities available for advanced pharmacy technician training and certifications.
Describe the impact of the initial implementation of advance pharmacy technician practice within Indian Health Services.
Discuss the impact the of the 3rd and 4th amendments to the PREP Act on pharmacy practice.