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Maine Pharmacy Association

CDC OPIOID PRESCRIBING GUIDELINE MOBILE APP

Opioids can have serious risks and side effects, and CDC developed the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain to encourage safer, more effective chronic pain management. CDC’s new Opioid Guideline App makes it easier to apply the recommendations into clinical practice by putting the entire guideline, tools, and resources in the palm of […]

Spring 2017 One Day CE Event

April 1, 2017 Husson University Bangor, Maine Come join your colleagues in Bangor for a day filled with a wide variety of CE programming and professional networking.  All programming is completely ACPE-accredited for both pharmacists and technicians through the University of New England. PROGRAMMING Completing Assessment of Risk in Community Pharmacy (9:00a-10:00a – 1 CEU) Immunization Update […]

QC Pharmacy Webinar Caring for ME Series: Chapter 488 Implementation and Rule-Making Updates

 QC Pharmacy Webinar Caring for ME Series Chapter 488 Implementation and Rule-Making Updates Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Noon to 1:00 PM Online Maine’s new opioid prescribing law, Chapter 488, stipulates that opioid prescriptions be limited to 100 morphine milligram equivalents per patient per day, that prescribers take an opioid prescribing course, and that the Prescription […]

DHHS Issues Communication Concerning Requirements of PL488

The Department of Health and Human Services has released a communication concerning the implementation of DHHS rule to carry out the requirements of PL 488.  DHHS has collaborated with stakeholders to assist the department to improve the program and policy regarding opioid medication practices here in Maine. It is the hope that this communication will serve to calm some […]

PMP Enhancements – Account Verification Requested

Please verify your PMP account information by end of business November 30, 2016 to ensure a smooth transition to the new software system in mid December.  Please read the letter from Sheldon Wheeler outlining the new system requirements and transition plan.   Dear Account Holder: The Maine Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) will be upgrading software […]

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We are the first professional state pharmacy association in the country. The Maine Pharmacy Association has been serving the interests of Maine pharmacy since 1867.

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    The Maine Pharmacy Association has been serving the interests of Maine pharmacy since 1867. We are the first professional state pharmacy association in the country.

    Pharmacists join the MPA realizing that they can accomplish more for their profession through an association than as individuals. Rules, regulations, legislative issues and the practice of pharmacy are changing on a daily basis. The MPA will help make this evolution a rewarding experience for the individual pharmacist, pharmacy or technician.

    The Maine Pharmacy Association offers strength and professionalism through association. We invite you to join with your professional colleagues to enhance the progress of pharmacy in Maine.

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    -Theodore Roosevelt

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