• Educate

    Shaping Future Pharmacists

    The NPA is proud to be a rotation site for student pharmacists. This month, we welcome UNMC PharmD Candidates, Yangyang Gao and Dane Ewald.

  • Membership

    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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  • Nebraska MEDS

    Drug Disposal

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

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  • Advocate

    Advocating on your behalf

    NPA CEO, Joni Cover; NPA Member and Legislative Committee Member, Travis Maloley, PharmD; Senator Matt Williams; and NPA Member and Nebraska Board of Pharmacy member, Patty Gollner, PharmD.

    State Legislation
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

 

September is Sepsis Awareness Month

September is Sepsis Awareness Month and the first anniversary of CDC’s Get Ahead of Sepsis educational effort. Share free educational materials for patients and healthcare professionals including fact sheets, brochures, public service announcements, social media, shareable videos, and new Spanish-language materials.
 

Point-of-Care Testing Certificate Program

The UNMC College of Pharmacy and POC Consultants are hosting the NACDS Community Pharmacy-Based Point-of-Care Testing Certificate Program. Register for the October 6th training at the UNMC College of Pharmacy. Participants will gain the skills necessary to develop and implement a collaborative testing program for influenza, Group A streptococcus, HIV and hepatitis C. Separate registration for the two sessions is available. The registration deadline is October 2nd. Click here for information.
 

Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

On August 31st Nebraska released enhancements to the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) that included:

  • Multiple Provider Episode Alert
  • Overlapping Opioid-Benzodiazepine Alert

Visit the Nebraska PDMP website for more information.

 

NCPA 2018 Annual Convention

Connect with the innovators in the profession. Get solutions for your business challenges. Collect ideas you can take home and implement right away. October 6 - 9, 2018 in Boston.
 

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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