Air Force Pharmacy Operations Service Breakout

Description

This session addresses pharmacy operational challenges, clinical pharmacy support to the patient-centered medical home, efficient pharmacy operations and streamlining, optimizing automation, continuous process improvement, best practices and lessons learned from staff assistance visits and Special Interest Groups (SIGs), electronic prescribing, strategies to reduce pharmacy percent retail spend, and compliance inspection preparation.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the current status and future state of the pharmacy operational challenges.
  2. Describe the status, lessons-learned from current operations, and future state of clinical pharmacy support to the patient-centered medical home.
  3. Understand key components of efficient lean pharmacy operations and list key resources to help improve pharmacy operations.
  4. Understand and describe how staff assistance visits and inspection preparation checklists can help improve pharmacy operations.
  5. Describe how to effectively integrate new technologies, techniques, and practices into day-to-day operations.

Technician Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the current status and future state of the pharmacy operational challenges.
  2. Describe the status, lessons-learned from current operations, and future state of clinical pharmacy support to the patient-centered medical home.
  3. Understand key components of efficient lean pharmacy operations and list key resources to help improve pharmacy operations.
  4. Understand and describe how staff assistance visits and inspection preparation checklists can help improve pharmacy operations.
 
 
 
Speakers:
Melissa
Melissa Howard, PharmD, MBA
Pharmacy Consultant to the Air Force Surgeon general
Defense Health Headquarters
 
Julie
Julie Guill,
Ft Detrick DMMPO
 
Oluwasina
Oluwasina Awolusi, CPhT
Enlisted Pharmacy Career Field Manager
59 MDTS/JBSA-Lackland
 
Justin
Justin Lusk, PHARMD
METC Pharmacy Training Program Director
USAF
 
Julie
Julie Meek, PharmD, BCPS
Deputy Director, Department of Pharmacy
US Air Force / Landstuhl Regional Medical Center
 
Rebekah
Rebekah Mooney, PharmD
AFIT Fellow, Healthcare Quality
USAF
 
Amanda
Amanda Ferguson, PharmD
Pharmacy Flight Commander
Defense Health Agency/Dept of the Air Force
 
Jeff
Jeff Barnes, PharmD, MPS
Chief Medical Information Officer
Defense Health Agency
 
Karl
Karl Bituin, BCPS
Diagnostics and Therapeutics Flight Commander
Medical College of Virginia
 
Jason
Jason Bingham,
 
Naronksuk
Naronksuk Rawaekklang,
 
Learning Level: Level 2
Track: Service Breakout
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Monday, October 22
Time: 
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Room: 
Kansas City Convention Center - 3501C
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-18-208-L04-P
CEUs Pharmacist: .25
ACPE Pharmacy Technician: 0202-0000-18-208-L04-T
CEUs Pharmacy Technician: .25
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based