This program will inform participants about current California legislation that is affecting the pharmacy profession. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from local elected state legislators and receive the tools they need in order to effectively advocate on behalf of the profession regarding pharmacy practice and patient access issues to their elected Legislative Representative. New this year! Learn about the political process and how it rounds out CPhA’s advocacy efforts.
Legislative Day Objectives
After this program, participants will learn and understand:
- 2018 California state legislation that will affect the pharmacy profession.
- How to advocate for the pharmacy profession to local elected officials in the state legislature.
Student Pharmacist: $20
*All pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and student pharmacists are welcome to attend. Registration does not require a CPhA membership!
Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable under any circumstances. Please be advised that this program is subject to postponement or cancellation if the required minimum number of registrants is not met at least 10 days prior to the program.
|11:00 am||Registration & Light Luncheon (provided)|
|11:30 am||Welcome & Opening Remarks|
|11:40 am||Legislative Basics|
|12:00 pm||Grassroots Advocacy|
|12:30 pm||State Legislation Impacting the Pharmacy Profession|
|1:00 pm||Mid-Day Program with Local Legislators|
|2:00 pm||Political Action|
|3:00 pm||Closing Remarks|
Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit Hours
The California Pharmacists Association (#0113) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Upon completing an evaluation form, participants will be awarded 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit. A statement of credit will not be issued. Participants may log onto the CPE monitor website using their individual log in to download their statement of credit. Please allow 4 weeks for processing of CPE credits to the CPE monitor. UAN: 0113-0000-17-048-L03-P, 0113-0000-18-045-L04-T
Activity Type: Knowledge-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists in all practice settings, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy students
Release Date: January 30, 2018
Expiration Date: January 30, 2021