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Sponsorship Opportunities Available for Pharmacy Day at the Capitol
Pharmacy Day at the Capitol, to be held Sept. 22, 2015, on the south lawn of the Michigan State Capitol building in Lansing, provides an opportunity for pharmacists and student pharmacists to educate legislators on their value as health care professionals. Volunteers are given unique one-on-one time...
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Posted in: Laws and Regulations
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It’s never too early to start thinking about October as American Pharmacists Month and Michigan Pharmacy Week, Oct. 18-24! Participate in the That’s My Pharmacist campaign this October. All of our materials have been revamped for this year’s campaign, so you’ll receive fresh,...
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Posted in: Professional Practice
Pharmacy Technicians Affected by New Continuing Education Requirements
New continuing education (CE) requirements will affect licensed pharmacy technicians, according to proposed Administrative Rules. Pharmacy technicians must earn 20 hours of continuing education credit every two years. Of those 20 hours, credit must now include one hour of pharmacy law, one hour of p...
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Posted in: Continuing Education

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Upcoming Events

Aug. 1
WCPA Al Tendler Classic

Paradise Park Adventure Golf, 45799 Grand River Avenue, Novi, MI 48374
Aug. 15
The Compound Conference

Hilton Columbus at Easton, 3900 Chagrin Drive, Columbus, OH 43219
The International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists and Ohio Pharmacists Association is extending an invitation to MPA members to attend the Compound Conference 2015. Attendees of this conference have the unprecedented opportunity to meet face-to-face with compounding pharmacists, technicians and marketing representatives while attending a variety of continuing education sessions focused on understanding the essentials in building a compounding practice.
Aug. 18
MPA Continuing Education Symposium

Park Place Hotel, 300 E. State Street, Traverse City, MI 48684
This event was designed for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and student pharmacists. At the end of this symposium, participants should be able to describe the future of pharmacy and implement strategies to affect pharmacy in their practice setting. Participants should also be able to identify areas related to pharmacy that would enhance their professional development, as well as discuss at least one new therapeutic option revealed at this event.
Aug. 21
MSPT Executive Committee Meeting

Michigan Pharmacists Association Headquarters, 408 Kalamazoo Plaza, Lansing, MI 48933
Aug. 25
Community Pharmacy-based Point-of-Care Testing Certificate Course

Michigan Pharmacists Association, 408 Kalamazoo Plaza, Lansing, MI 48933
There is a recognized need for community pharmacists to improve patient access to care through the use of point-of-care tests. This course provides community pharmacists and members of academia, industry and government with the skills necessary to develop a testing program for influenza, Group A streptococcus, HIV and hepatitis C. This course's 20 hours of continuing education (12 hours of home study and eight hours of live training) will cover information on the targeted disease state, the physical assessment of a patient presenting to a community pharmacist, point-of-care tests and how to establish a point-of-care testing service.
Aug. 27
Pharmacy PAC Board of Directors Meeting

Michigan Pharmacists Association Headquarters, 408 Kalamazoo Plaza, Lansing, MI 48933
Sep. 3
OCPA General Meeting

St. John Macomb Oakland Hospital Educational Center, Madison Heights Campus, 27351 Dequindre, Madison Heights, MI 48071