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Department of Veterans Affairs Clinical Pharmacy Practice: Forging the Pathway for Integration of the Clinical Pharmacist into Comprehensive Medication Management

Monday, October 28, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM EST at 2nd Floor: Nassau

Available for 1.50 hours of CPE credit
Activity Number: 0217-0000-19-214-L04-P
Activity Type: A Knowledge-Based Activity

VHA Clinical Pharmacy Practice: From Creation to Current Practice
8:30 AM
This presentation will focus on the significant progress in expansion and standardization of clinical pharmacy services with a focus on development and implementation of national policies which are driving innovation and growth of clinical pharmacy practice.

  • Speaker: Anthony P. Morreale, Anthony P. Morreale, Pharm.D.

Learning Objectives
Review the VA Clinical Pharmacist as an advanced care provider providing comprehensive medication management
Describe current policy that has led to standardization of VA Clinical Pharmacy Practice credentialing, scope of practice, and professional practice evaluation.
VHA Clinical Pharmacy Practice: Future Opportunities for CMM Standardization
9:15 AM
This presentation will focus on standardization efforts related to grids, productivity and penetration of facility specific metrics. In addition, we will discuss disease state expansion with a focus on movement outside of the big three, including mental health and SUD.

  • M. Shawn  McFarland, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP, BC-ADMSpeaker: M. Shawn McFarland, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP, BC-ADM
    Associate Service Chief of Pharmacy, Clinical & Educational Programs, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Primary Care; Residency Program Director-PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Residency, VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Alvin C. York Campus; Associate Professor, University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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Learning Objectives
Discuss current foundational efforts on promoting CMM practice management standardization.
Outline future CMM opportunities and integration of the VA clinical pharmacist into Veteran Care.