• Educate

    Pharmacy Students

    NPA rotation students, UNMC PharmD Candidates Yasmine Al-shdifat, Sara Voisard, and Brielle van den Berg with Preceptor, Marcia Mueting, PharmD.

  • Educate

    COVID-19

    We are working hard to provide you with COVID-19 news and updates as they become available. Your input has been very helpful. The next member COVID-19 conference call update and open discussion is April 8. Watch your email for the teleconference information.

  • Thank You!

    Pharmacy Heroes

    The NPA Board of Directors and staff want to express our gratitude for all of your hard work and dedication during these uncertain times. We recognize the sacrifices that you are making for your family, patients, and community, and we cannot thank you enough.

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    Stay Informed

    Time passes quickly and changes happen every day. You can count on the NPA to work for you. We help members from across the state stay informed about important pharmacy issues. We want you to be able to do the best job possible to serve your patients with confidence. Continue to rely on the NPA to provide you with the details that you need to succeed in your work every day.

    Renew Today
  • Advocate

    Looking Out For You

    Joni, Marcia, Diane, and Sarah are here to support you during this crisis. We appreciate your hard work, and we will continue to advocate for you.

  • Nebraska MEDS

    Drug Disposal

    Gather up leftover medications and dispose of with care. Find a participating pharmacy near you or Google "Drug Disposal Near Me".

    leftovermeds.com
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    Advocating on your behalf

    Meeting with Congressman Don Bacon to discuss federal legislative issues pertaining to pharmacy.

    Federal Legislation
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    Stay Connected

    Thriving in the ever-changing field of pharmacy can take your full focus. Pharmacists do not have to operate in a vacuum. The staff at the NPA puts reliable information resources right at your fingertips every day so you can dial down the pressure and be confident that you are keeping up on the latest.

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Legislative Day at the State Capitol

Advocate

You have a voice and can be heard in many different ways at the state and federal level. With your involvement, we will remain a viable resource to support our members far into the future.

Educate

We offer continuing pharmacy education opportunities across many practice areas. Members receive unlimited access to members-only resources.

Connect

We connect members to one another and to resources like our career center, links to partner
sites, the Nebraska Drug Utilization Review (DUR) and Nebraska MEDS programs.

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Our Value

We serve as a primary source to educate our members, advocate on their behalf, and connect them to resources and one another.

You Matter

We respond to our members directly, answering calls right away. We believe in our mission which is all about helping and supporting you and the pharmacy profession.

Nebraska Impact

We encourage your participation to help strengthen networking and mentoring to ensure that we meet the needs for all of our diverse members.

Building Community

We have a greater collective impact when we gather candid feedback from our members, former members, and professionals who have not yet joined our association.

News & Events

Education, Meetings and Events Calendar


NOTICE: The NPA office may be closed at times. 
We will be working from home and answering emails. Please reach us by one of the email links listed below.

Joni Cover, Chief Executive Officer
Marcia Mueting, Vice President of Professional Affairs
Sarah Hunter, Drug Disposal Project Coordinator
Diane Webb, Finance & Marketing Manager



Medicaid Tapering of Opioid Doses

DHHS Medicaid Provider Bulletin 20-16 - Upcoming changes to the tapering of opioid doses
 

NPA COVID-19 Information, Resources, and Updates

The NPA COVID-19 webpage can be reached by logging into your NPA member profile, then clicking "Resources" and then COVID-19.  If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions for this resource page or for the NPA staff, please let us know.

Information about the availability of remdesivir from Gilead.
Managed Care Organization Temporary Suspension of Medicaid Copayments

The next member COVID-19 teleconference call is Wednesday, June 3, 2020. Watch your email for COVID-19 updates.

APhA COVID-19 Free Resources and Training
  • Potential connections between ACE-inhibitor/ARB therapy and COVID-19 disease.
  • Facts and myths related to the use of NSAIDs in COVID-19 and attempts to explore the source of the confusion about whether or not it is safe to use NSAIDs in patients with COVID-19.
  • A broad overview of COVID-19.
  • The role of two older antimalarial drugs in COVID-19. One drug that has rapidly captured the world’s attention is chloroquine and its close relative, hydroxychloroquine. Join APhA experts as we explore the science behind the drug, and attempt to separate truth from fiction in this rapidly changing series of events.


Project to Distribute Free Naloxone Kits

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)'s Division of Behavioral Health has teamed up with the NPA and Region V Systems for a pilot project that will distribute free naloxone nasal spray kits in southeastern Nebraska with the goal to eventually take the program statewide. Two pharmacies are participating in the pilot project:
  • Hy-Vee Pharmacy, 5010 O Street, Lincoln
  • Kohll's Rx 808 N 27th Street, Lincoln
Click here to see the press release.


Non-Direct Patient Care Internship

The NPA has two virtual, unpaid internship positions available for pharmacy students at an ACPE accredited pharmacy program. During this 4 week program, students will be able to meet with two individuals from managed care, industry research and development, industry commercial, industry medical, and medical information fields of pharmacy practice. The goal of this internship is to expose pharmacy students to various opportunities in the first few years of school. Interns will cultivate professional relationships, speaking skills, and writing skills. The internship dates are June 8, 2020 - July 3, 2020. For more information, view the application information or email NPA Project Coordinator, Sarah Hunter, at sarah@npharm.org.

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