Month: September 2019

2018 National Preceptor of the Year

A Florida pharmacist has been named the 2018 National Preceptor of the Year by the National Community Pharmacy Association (NCPA) Foundation at the NCPA 2018 Annual Convention being held in Boston this week.

Theresa Tolle, owner of Bay Street Pharmacy in Sebastian, Fla., was recognized with the award, which honors a pharmacist who has made significant contributions to the education of student pharmacists by devoting time, talent, and effort as a preceptor.

According to a statement from the NCPA Foundation, Tolle demonstrated her commitment to the education of students by developing of a series of educational tasks and projects for students on rotation, including weekly presentations to pharmacy staff on drug information, counseling on new or changed prescriptions, and completion of medication therapy management cases assigned to the pharmacy through Mirixa and Outcomes. She guides students through compounding activities, immunizations, and adherence activities.

Women Pharmacist Day Happening This Week

The inaugural Women Pharmacist Day will be commemorated on Oct. 12, 2018, in conjunction with National Pharmacist Month, to recognize the important contributions women pharmacists make, every day, to delivering quality care to patients, and conference organizers at the National Community Pharmacy Association’s (NCPA) Annual Convention reminded pharmacists to celebrate.

Dr. Mark Riley joins NCPA Board of Trustees

Dr. Mark Riley, former executive director of the Arkansas Pharmacists Association and former president of the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), has recently
been elected to the NCPA Foundation board of trustees.

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