• Educate

    Shaping Future Pharmacists

    The NPA is proud to be a rotation site for student pharmacists. This month, we welcome UNMC PharmD Candidate, Ashleigh Grammar.

  • Nebraska MEDS

    Drug Disposal

    Every Day is Take-back Day in Nebraska. Find a participating pharmacy near you.

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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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  • Advocate

    Advocating on your behalf

    NPA Student Intern, Yangyang Cao; Nebraska Senator Mark Kolterman; and NPA Student Intern, Dane Ewald.

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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

 

Nebraska Smoking Cessation Awareness Week

In observance of Nebraska Smoking Cessation Awareness Week, November 12 - 16, patients can receive a free two-week supply of over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) available through the Nebraska Tobacco Quitline: 1-800-Quit-Now (784-8669) or 1-855-Dejelo-Ya (335-3569). While supplies last. To qualify, the caller must be a Nebraska resident over the age of 18 who is ready to quit tobacco, register with the Quitline and complete one coaching session. Callers will be screened for medical eligibility to receive the free NRT. Nebraska Husk the Habit - click here for a list of events scheduled for this week.
 

Webinar - OSHA Required Bloodborne Pathogen Annual Training

If you are a pharmacist providing immunizations or CLIA-waived testing services, or a pharmacy technician or other healthcare professional assisting with these services, you must have live OSHA training on bloodborne pathogens every year. The Tennessee Pharmacists Research and Education Foundation is offering a webinar that meets all of OSHA’s training requirements including the live component, and one hour of ACPE CPE.  Click here for more information.

  • November 27, 2018 at 12:00 noon CT
  • November 29, 2018 at 6:00 pm CT

 

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

The DEA National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day was October 27th, but there is no need to wait until the next DEA Take-Back Day because every day is a drug take-back in Nebraska. Drug disposal is not limited to prescriptions only but includes over-the-counter medications such as aspirin and vitamins as well. Click here to find a list of pharmacies offering drug take-back every day.
 

Nebraska Naloxone Standing Order

The statewide standing order for naloxone dispensing has been updated to include Dr. Tom Safranek (replacing Dr. Tom Williams) as the collaborating physician. The standing order is valid until August 10, 2019.
 

NPA 2019 Annual Convention

The NPA 2019 Annual Convention will be held on Friday, July 19th and Saturday, July 20th, at the Cornhusker Marriott Hotel in Lincoln, Nebraska. Mark your calendar!

 

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