• Educate

    Shaping Future Pharmacists

    The NPA is proud to be a rotation site for student pharmacists. This month we welcome Jacob Duncan (UNMC), Gini Liu (SDSU), and Abraham Karimi (UNMC).

  • Nebraska MEDS

    Drug Disposal

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

  • 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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  • 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


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.


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


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 Naloxone Standing Order
On May 27, 2015, LB 390 was signed into law authorizing the expanded access to naloxone, a life-saving drug used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Although Neb. Rev. Stat. Sec. 28-470 allows pharmacists to dispense naloxone without a prescription, if a prescription is desired, the Nebraska Naloxone Standing Order signed by Dr. Tom Williams, Chief Medical Officer and Director of the Division of Public Health, can be used in its place, pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. Sec. 38-2840.

Nebraska Pharmacy Law Changes

The following legislative bills will become effective July 19, 2018:
LB 731 - Remote Dispensing Pharmacies
LB 906 - Updates to Uniform Controlled Substances Act
LB 931 - Requirements for Opiate and Controlled Substance Prescriptions
Log into your NPA member profile for the NPA Legislative Summary. More information will be available in the NPA Members Only Daily News Dose, and the Nebraska Pharmacy Law Review CPE lesson in the September/October issue of the Nebraska Mortar & Pestle.

Every day is Take-Back Day in Nebraska

No need to wait until the next DEA Take-Back Day!  Every day is a take-back day in Nebraska. Every CVS Pharmacy and CVS/Target Pharmacy in Nebraska is now participating in the program. Visit leftovermeds.com to find a participating pharmacy near you!

Nebraska Law Helps Rural Pharmacy Services

Pharmacy services are often sparse in rural areas of Nebraska. Effective July 19, 2018, LB 731 will allow pharmacies in the state to provide remote drug dispensing when the nearest pharmacy is at least 10 driving miles away.

USP Chapter <795> Available for Comments

USP General Chapter <795> provides standards for compounding quality nonsterile preparations. The chapter describes requirements for the compounding process, facilities, equipment, components, documentation, quality controls, and training. If you are compounding nonsterile preparations, be sure to review the proposed revisions. Anyone can submit comments directly to USP on this Chapter by July 31, 2018, by clicking here. You also may submit your comments or concerns to NPA CEO, Joni Cover, to be added to the NPA's comments document.

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.

Mailing Status of New Medicare Cards

New Medicaid cards will automatically be sent - nothing needs to be done as long as the mailing address is up-to-date. Nebraska is currently in a "mailing now" status.

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