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Start CPNP 2016 by attending a highly valuable and informative pre-meeting workshop on building collaborations with other healthcare providers. In this ever-changing healthcare environment, it is critical that pharmacists gain the skills necessary for collaborative partnerships. Successfully developing these partnerships requires more than clinical knowledge alone. Pharmacists must be able to effectively overcome barriers to providing care as well as be able to select and measure outcomes deemed important by stakeholders and other financial partners.

Back by popular demand from CPNP 2015 is Dr. Steven Chen, partnering with Dr. Carla Cobb, a psychiatric pharmacy specialist, helping you to identify the key components of providing services in a collaborative setting. These two dynamic professionals will engage and energize you toward establishing a collaborative care practice. You will leave this workshop with:

  • Strategies to overcome barriers to providing care in a collaborative setting
  • Skills to design collaborative practice agreements with understanding of the criteria needed for demonstrating competency as a pharmacist clinician
  • Knowledge to assess outcomes measuring the value and cost-effectiveness of your practice
  • Recognition of potential stakeholders and partners who could benefit from and/or fund services provided by you as a pharmacist
  • Expertise to develop a value proposition using provided tools and examples

This pre-meeting workshop provides 4 contact hours of ACPE credit, on-site learning materials, and interactive/practical application experiences. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to participate in up to two follow-up webinars facilitated by Drs. Chen and Cobb allowing you to continue your learning as you put your newly learned skills into action.

"I'm really excited about a new feature we've added to the pre-meeting workshop this year in which attendees will be able to participate in up to two post-meeting webinars facilitated by the workshop speakers. This will allow attendees to interact with the speakers after having an opportunity to try out the skills learned during the workshop in their individual practices.” Lisa Goldstone, 2016 Program Committee Chair

Plan to attend the CPNP 2016 Pre-Meeting Workshop on April 17, 2016, and learn more about optimizing patient outcomes and safety through clinically and financially aligned collaborations with healthcare organizations. Online registration will open mid-November.

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