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As a Pharmacist, We Take Care of You Through...
As a Business Partner Member, We Take Care of You Through...
As a Pharmacy Technician, We Take Care of You Through...
As a Pharmacy Student, We Take Care of You Through...

Pharmacist/Associate

Information and Education

  • The Journal of the Iowa Pharmacy Association, provided quarterly
  • Weekly Top 5 email
  • Access to member-only website information
  • Annual Meeting
  • Midwest Pharmacy Expo
  • IPA Goes Local
  • Immunization Training
  • Legislative Day
  • Other IPA sponsored CPE activities and/or events

Professional Development

  • Leadership Pharmacy Conference
  • Pharmacist recognition and awards program
  • Opportunity to elect or participate in IPA leadership
  • Professional networking opportunities
  • Representation of specific practice interests
  • Participation in the policy analysis and development process
  • Support of pharmacy practice-based research
  • Clinical pharmacy service programs

Advocacy

  • Legislative and regulatory representation at the state and federal levels
  • Liaison with the Iowa Legislature, US Congressional delegation, Governor’s office, Iowa Board of Pharmacy Examiners, Iowa Department of Human Services, and Iowa Department of Public Health
  • Legislative communication through the Legislative Action Network
  • Iowa Pharmacy Political Action Committee
  • Representation with national pharmacy organizations
  • Policy development for the profession
  • Liaison with other health care professional organizations
  • Public relations and patient education
  • Liaison with Iowa’s two colleges of pharmacy
  • Media relations

Business Partner Member

Information and Education

  • Complimentary Iowa Pharmacy Law and Information Manual

Business Development

  • Participation in "Find a Pharmacist" on IPA's website
  • Medicaid liaison
  • Third party payer policy updates
  • Public relations and patient education programs
  • Practice interest information
  • Timely information source
  • Group insurance programs
  • Continuous quality improvement assistance
  • Group purchasing of pharmaceuticals
  • Third party advocacy and expertise
  • Insurance and financial services
  • Discounts on ad placement
  • Employee placement

Advocacy

  • Legislative and regulatory representation at the state and federal levels
  • Liaison with the Iowa Legislature, US Congressional delegation, Governor's office, Iowa Board of Pharmacy Examiners, Iowa Department of Human Services, and Iowa Department of Public Health
  • Legislative communication through the Legislative Action Network
  • Iowa Pharmacy Political Action Committee
  • Representation with national pharmacy organizations
  • Policy development for the profession
  • Liaison with other health care professional organizations
  • Public relations and patient education
  • Liaison with Iowa's two colleges of pharmacy
  • Media relations

Pharmacy Technician

Information and Education

  • Pharmacy TEAM series (10 hours FREE continuing pharmacy education per year)
  • The Journal of the Iowa Pharmacy Association, provided quarterly
  • Weekly Top 5 email
  • Technician Tidbit electronic newsletter
  • Access to member-only information on www.iarx.org
  • Pharmacy Technician Educational Forum
  • Annual Meeting
  • Midwest Pharmacy Expo
  • IPA Goes Local
  • Legislative Day
  • Other IPA sponsored CPE activities and/or events

Professional Development

  • Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award program
  • Opportunity to participate on IPA's Board of Trustees
  • Professional networking opportunities
  • Opportunity to participate in IPA's House of Delegates
  • Committee and task force opportunities, particularly the Pharmacy Technician Advisory Committee

Advocacy

  • Liaison with the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)
  • Legislative and regulatory representation at the state and federal levels, including the Iowa Legislature, US Congressional delegation, Governor's office, Iowa Board of Pharmacy Examiners, Iowa Department of Human Services, and Iowa Department of Public Health
  • Legislative communication through the Legislative Action Network
  • Iowa Pharmacy Political Action Committee
  • Representation with national pharmacy organizations
  • Policy development for the profession
  • Liaison with other health care professional organizations
  • Public relations and patient education
  • Media relations

Pharmacy Student

Information and Education

  • The Journal of the Iowa Pharmacy Association, provided quarterly
  • Weekly Top 5 email
  • Access to member-only information on www.iarx.org
  • Annual Meeting
  • Midwest Pharmacy Expo
  • IPA Goes Local
  • Immunization Training
  • Legislative Day
  • Other IPA sponsored CPE activities and/or events

Professional Development

  • Pharmacy Student Leadership Conference
  • Scholarships through Drake and the University of Iowa Colleges of Pharmacy
  • Insight Scholarship competition
  • Support for student organization activities
  • Support for attendance at national organization meetings
  • Opportunity to participate on IPA's Board of Trustees
  • Professional networking opportunities
  • Representation of specific practice interests
  • Participation in the policy analysis and development process
  • Support of pharmacy practice-based research
  • Clinical pharmacy service programs

Advocacy

  • Legislative and regulatory representation at the state and federal levels
  • Liaison with the Iowa Legislature, US Congressional delegation, Governor's office, Iowa Board of Pharmacy Examiners, Iowa Department of Human Services, and Iowa Department of Public Health
  • Legislative communication through the Legislative Action Network
  • Representation with national pharmacy organizations
  • Policy development for the profession
  • Liaison with other health care professional organizations
  • Public relations ana patient education
  • Liaison with Drake University and University of Iowa Colleges of Pharmacy
  • Media relations
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