CPE Credit
Insight Session Pharmacy

Opportunities for Chain Pharmacy in Preventive Care

August 26, 2019

8:00AM - 9:00AM

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Room 257

All Attendees

ACPE Universal Activity # 0206-0000-19-011-L04-P

From chronic care to nutrition counseling, preventive care is becoming an increasingly urgent topic in the drive for national wellness. Join us to learn more about how community pharmacy can continue to improve access and advance preventative care for patients. Topics covered will include preventive screenings, immunizations, Healthy People 2030 goals, and more.

Learning Objectives:
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the urgent need for expanded roles of the pharmacy team to provide greater access to preventive care services.
  • Review key takeaways based on the experience of providing preventive care programs in community pharmacy and the potential impact on reaching national population health goals.
  • List examples of screenings that can commonly be conducted in pharmacies today to enhance preventive care.

 

Claiming Credit:
Participation in the full session, including question and answer period are required for credit. One contact hour (0.1 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit will be awarded for the activity. This is a knowledge-based activity. Following the live session, visit the NACDS Education website to claim credit.

Jim Kirby, PharmD, BCPS, CDE

Sr. Director, Pharmacy Services, The Kroger Co.

James Kirby is the Senior Director of Pharmacy Services for the Kroger Company. He has worked as a pharmacist in retail, mail, hospital, and managed care/specialty pharmacy. James is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, Certified Diabetes Educator, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Cincinnati.