Better Pharmacy for a Healthier Nebraska

Resources

Pharmacy Law Manual
Did you know? Every pharmacy must provide access to all reference materials appropriate for the accurate, efficient, and safe practice of pharmacy or any specialty practice of pharmacy in the facility.  These references must also be up-to-date and available at all times.  You can find these references by searching online, but why do that when you can order the NPA Pharmacy Law Manual? This manual contains the Nebraska statutes and regulations which pertain to the practice of pharmacy. It is organized by topic and indexed to assist you with your law questions. For ease of use, each section contains statutory information followed by the supporting regulations on topics such as pseudoephedrine, fees, technicians, controlled substances, and more.

Nebraska MPJE Review
What are the duties of a Pharmacist-In-Charge in Nebraska? Which drugs can be dispensed pursuant to a delegated dispensing permit? Who is subject to mandatory reporting? What information can a pharmacist add or change on a CII prescription? Preparing for the Nebraska MPJE is easy with the Nebraska Pharmacists Association’s MPJE Review. This study guide addresses the objectives outlined by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP). You can review the information at your own pace and assess your learning with the practice questions that are included.

Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam - Study Materials
From home or work, at your own pace, use these self-study materials to prepare for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam. Study materials include a training manual which features review questions, as well as real-life stories from technicians around the nation. The accompanying CD-ROM includes a master drug table, glossary, and answer key; and a calculations workbook that includes a wide variety of math examples, review questions and real-life applications. The CD-ROM includes all of the problem answers with the step-by-step math to arrive at the solutions. Learn more about the exam at www.ptcb.org.

Tobacco Cessation Counseling Toolkit
Are you interested in providing tobacco cessation counseling to your patients, but don't know how to get started?  The Nebraska Pharmacists Association has created a Tobacco Cessation Toolkit to assist the provider in the tobacco cessation counseling process and includes patient assessment tools, interactive worksheets, and patient take-home materials. The toolkit includes information for providers and patients and describes how to bill for counseling services for Nebraska Medicaid patients, as well as enrollment information.

Nebraska MEDS Medication Disposal Program
In response to recent concerns about traces of pharmaceutical and personal care products found in drinking water across the United States, the Nebraska Pharmacists Association (NPA) has partnered with the Groundwater Foundation, the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, the Nebraska Board of Pharmacy, and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department to create the Nebraska MEDS (Medication Education on Disposal Strategies) program. The focus of Nebraska MEDS program is to educate patients about disposal of prescription and over-the-counter medications. If flushed down the drain, unneeded or expired medications can contaminate our water. Click here for steps on how you can protect the environment.