APhA2022 Praises Pharmacists

APhA President Leal Lauds Pharmacy's Perseverance, Leadership
In a general session of the recent American Pharmacists Association (APhA) 2022 Annual Meeting & Exposition in San Antonio, Texas, 2021-2022 APhA President Sandra Leal, PharmD, MPH, FAPhA, CDCES, (above) described the current pharmacy climate, characterized by challenges posed by staff shortages, legislative efforts to achieve and refine provider status, and ensuring that marginalized populations have access to healthcare. Read more


Pharmacies Collaborating for Optimized Medication Delivery
In an education session during APhA2022 titled "Health-System and Community Pharmacy Collaboration," Tamara McCants, PharmD, assistant professor, Howard University, defined the differences between health systems and community pharmacies, described the types of opportunities for new collaboration, and identified ways to strengthen current pharmacy practice collaborations. Read more.

Session Delivers Annual Diabetes Update
In an education session during APhA2022 titled "Know the Facts: Annual Diabetes Update," Susan Cornell, PharmD, CDCES, FAPhA, FADCES, summarized changes to the American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, described emerging trends in disease management, and covered therapeutic decision making when treating patients with diabetes. Read more.

Presentation Puts Forth Vaccination Clinic Dos & Don'ts
In a presentation theater during APhA2022 titled "Why Words Matter: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Adult Immunization," Jewel Sophia Younge, PharmD, BCPS, (above) and Trishia E. Shaw, PharmD, BCPS, reviewed adult immunization rates across the United States and discussed the importance of cultural competency in healthcare and immunization education for patients of various backgrounds in the community, offering tips for conducting effective vaccination clinics. Read more.


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