News & Events
NEW! MTM The Future Today
Are you struggling to bill for medication therapy management services? The NPA has received grant funding for Nebraska pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to receive the team-based training program, MTM The Future Today
at no charge (a $199 per team value
). The program is a complete how-to-guide for implementing medication therapy management services in a community pharmacy and is designed for a pharmacist and technician team to attend together
The pharmacist and pharmacy technician team may choose to register for May 2, 2021 or
May 16, 2021.
Pharmacists will attend from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm CT
Pharmacy Technicians will attend from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm CT
Registration ends April 23, 2021. Begin registration here
Statewide Naloxone Program Expands to Omaha
Kohll's Rx and Kubat Pharmacy are the latest pharmacies to join the statewide naloxone project to distribute free naloxone nasal spray kits. Pharmacies participating in the program include:
- Charlie's U-Save Pharmacy, 2029 Lincoln Avenue, York
- Clabaugh Pharmacy, 5001 Court Street, Beatrice
- Deines Pharmacy, 910 East Court Street, Beatrice
- Hy-Vee Pharmacy, 5010 O Street, Lincoln
- Kohll's Rx, 808 North 27th Street, Lincoln
- Kohll's Rx, 12741 Q Street, Omaha
- Kohll's Rx, 5002 Dodge Street, Omaha
- Kubat Pharmacy, 350 West 23rd Street, Fremont
- Kubat Pharmacy, 4924 Center Street, Omaha
- U-Save Pharmacy, 3611 2nd Avenue, Kearney
- U-Save Pharmacy, 3851 Guildford Street, Suite D, Waverly
More pharmacies will soon join the project. "Our partnership with Nebraska pharmacies, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Division of Behavioral Health, and Local Behavioral Health Region Systems allows family members, friends of a person at risk of opioid overdose, or the person at risk of opioid overdose themselves to access naloxone nasal spray at no cost. This program has the potential to save lives in Nebraska."
NPA Project Coordinator, Sarah Hunter
COVID-19 Vaccine Quick Reference Guide - Vaccines: Storage and Handling
This reference guide was developed to assist local Omaha health departments with their vaccination clinics but may be used by others as well. A big thank you to Emily Kreikemeier, Katie Reisbig, and Colleen Malashock at Nebraska Medicine, and Maddy Baysden and Jenny Tilleman at Creighton University for their excellent work on this document.
Kathy Jacobitz, MHA, BSN, RN, CSPI, Director, Nebraska Regional Poison Center
The NPA would like to thank Pfizer for its support in creating policy allowing pharmacists to vaccinate without barriers.