September 16, 2013

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September 16, 2013 

Call for ASHP COC Candidates

AACP is seeking candidates for a three-year term of service on the ASHP Commission on Credentialing (COC). The ASHP COC is responsible for the accreditation of pharmacy residency and technician training programs. This appointment has become available due to the current AACP appointee’s election to the ASHP Board of Directors. Candidates should submit both a hard copy and PDF versions of the requested materials to AACP no later than Friday, Oct. 18, at 11:59 p.m. EDT. View the complete call for candidates by visiting the AACP Web siteQuestions? Contact Lynette R. Bradley-Baker.

SYF Medication Adherence Team Challenge Informational Calls

Informational calls for the Script Your Future Medication Adherence Team Challenge in February will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 3:00 p.m. EDT and on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 11:00 a.m. EDT. Sign up for the calls on the SYF Web site. Interprofessional teams from schools of pharmacy, medicine, nursing and other health professions are invited to participate in this year’s Challenge to engage with their communities in a dialogue about the importance of taking medications as directed for improved health. A new award category has been added for the effective use of media to further outreach. Challenge organizers will provide additional resources to increase your success during the Challenge month.

Join AACP for Coffee and Cordials at the ACCP Annual Meeting

AACP is hosting an evening of coffee and cordials to celebrate academic pharmacy at the ACCP Annual Meeting, on Monday, Oct. 14, from 9:00 p.m.–10:30 p.m. MDT. Students, faculty and those interested in academic positions are welcome to attend. RSVP is appreciated, but not required, to Katie Owings.

Annual Meeting Learning Lounge Videos Now Available on YouTube

Videos from the Learning Lounge at the 2013 Annual Meeting in Chicago are now available on the AACP YouTube Channel. These short, member-generated videos contain content on everything from how to best engage online learners to how to better integrate part-time faculty into your institution.

Don’t Forget: Submit Annual Meeting Continuing Education Credits

Annual Meeting attendees can access the Learning Management System until Wednesday, Sept. 18, to submit their Continuing Education credits. For log-in instructions, please refer to the AACP Official Program Guide handed out at the meeting. If you have questions regarding your CE from the conference, please contact the VCU School of Pharmacy at 804-828-3003.

Deadlines and Reminders

Annual Meeting Continuing Education Credits Deadline
Sept. 18

SYF Medication Adherence Team Challenge Info Call (1/2)
Oct. 2

Global #Pharmacist Tweet-a-thon
Oct. 3

SYF Medication Adherence Team Challenge Info Call (2/2)
Oct. 8

AACP Coffee & Cordials Reception at the ACCP Annual Meeting
Oct. 14

ASHP Commission on Credentialing Candidate Deadline
Oct. 18

Partner Organizations

Registration for the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health’s 2013 Undergraduate Education for Public Health Summit is now open. The summit will take place Nov. 2, in Boston. Visit the ASPPH Web site for more details.

All Together Better Health is leading the 7th International Conference on Interprofessional Practice and Education, June 6–8, in Pittsburgh. Visit the ATBH Web site for detailed conference information.

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention will be holding a Webinar, Consortium on Knowledge, Education and Training on Regulatory and Compendial Science, on Oct. 7. To register, visit the USP Web site.

Sponsored by the Alliance for Rational Use of NSAIDS, the Institute for Continuing Healthcare Education has developed a curriculum for pharmacists and other healthcare providers on the Safe and Appropriate use of NSAIDs. 
Educational activities can be found on the
ICHE Web site.

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