By supporting a strong, unified professional association, IPA members enjoy the following benefits:
Professional Engagement & Networking
Opportunities abound for IPA members to engage in the profession beyond their practice site and current role. Join a committee, volunteer for a practice advancement initiative, or attend an IPA event. As a unified association, IPA provides a unique opportunity to collaborate across the full spectrum of pharmacy practice. Find new ideas, build your network, and reignite your passion for pharmacy.
All Relicensure/Recertification CPE for FREE
IPA members receive CEI’s Pharmacist Library ($99value) or Pharmacy Technician Library ($79 value), which include all required CPE for pharmacist relicensure and pharmacy technician recertification, for FREE. In addition, you also receive FREE CPE for IPA’s BOP: What, Why & How ($20 value) podcast series!
Discounted Live Continuing Education
Enjoy live, high-quality CPE events, like the Midwest Pharmacy Expo, at a discounted member rate and equip yourself for today’s rapidly evolving health care system. In addition to hearing about trending pharmacy and healthcare topics, these are also great opportunities to build your professional network.
Advocacy + Legislative & Regulatory Representation
With dedicated staff and a contract lobbyist, IPA ensures that our members’ voices are heard by lawmakers, regulatory boards, and other healthcare agencies to protect and promote the value of the profession and the ability of our members to provide optimal care to their patients.
IPA's committees, House of Delegates, and Board of Trustees provide opportunities to hone your leadership skills and position you to shape the direction of the profession.
Stay up-to-date on the latest in pharmacy practice and news in Iowa and across the country with our members-only communications, including weekly Top 5 e-newsletter, monthly Top 5: Events Edition and Tech Tidbits, and quarterly Journal.
Online Practice Resources
Tap into the wealth of experience from some of the most innovative practitioners in the state with tools and resources to advance your practice and professional development in our ever-expanding resource library.
Proactive Advancement of Patient Care
IPA continually creates opportunities to collaborate with healthcare teams and public health organizations to integrate pharmacy practice into emerging healthcare models and fulfill patient care needs.