Being a Successful Compounding Advocate: Tips for Working with Your Legislators
Cynthia Blankenship, IACP
IACP's Vice President of Government Affairs
David G. Miller, RPh, IACP
IACP's Executive Vice President/CEO
Thursday, May 1, 2014
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. CST (2:00 ET / 11:00 PT / 12:00 MT)
IACP Technician or Student Pharmacist Members – $25
IACP Pharmacist Members – $45
Non-members – $70
Learn about the tips and techniques to becoming a true grassroots advocate for your needs from an expert who lives and breathes compounding – IACP’s own full-time D.C.-based lobbyist! In preparation for face-to-face visits with Congressional and Senatorial delegations at IACP’s Compounders on Capitol Hill (CCH), or if you are participating in our new “Virtual Hill Day” by calling your representatives from your pharmacy, you’ll want to know the issues and initiatives of organized compounders. This one hour webinar will prepare attendees on how to talk with legislators about the impact new laws may have on business and professional practice.
This webinar has been accredited for 1.0 contact hours (.10 CEUs) of ACPE-approved LIVE LAW continuing education credit.
At the conclusion of this program, the pharmacist and technician attendee will be able to:
- Describe the steps to establishing a long-term relationship with a legislator.
- List three resources for contacting legislators to discuss pharmacy issues.
- Explain the process for scheduling and conducting a face-to-face meeting with a legislator.
- Identify the key legislative objectives for compounding pharmacists and how to deliver these message points to a legislator.
The American College of Apothecaries (ACA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACA has accredited this program for 1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEUs) of continuing education credit for pharmacists and technicians. ACPE UAN 0201-9999-14-061-L03-P, 0201-9999-14-061-L03-T.