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Maine Pharmacy Association

Spring 2018 Continuing Education and Trade Show

              Come join your colleagues in Augusta, Maine with a wide variety of CE programming, professional networking, and celebration of our profession. The overall objectives are to expand and update the knowledge base for pharmacist and technicians and to educate attendees on legislative matters, disease states, and therapies that […]

DHHS shared guidance documents for e-prescribing and opioid dispensing

DHHS shared guidance documents for e-prescribing and opioid dispensing.  Notably, “A pharmacist is NOT required to verify that a practitioner has a waiver of the requirement to electronically prescribe…” To review the official documents, please click on the links below. Electronic-Prescribing-Clarifications Opioid Dispensing Clarification    

E-Prescribing Grace Period Notice and Chapter 488 User Guide

The deadline for mandatory e-prescribing of opioids was rapidly approaching on July 1st. However, the State sent the following communication announcing a 31 day grace period for enforcement of the penalties for violating the e-prescribing provision.  This is good news and will give prescribers and dispensers a little more time to prepare. DHHS provided material on other provisions in Chapter […]

2017 Scholarship Golf Scramble

Join us for our 2017 Scholarship Golf Scramble ! Where: Val Halla Country Club When: Saturday, August 12, 2017 Shotgun start 1pm Includes 18 holes of golf on a championship course, golf cart, BBQ dinner at Rachel’s on the Green! Cost: Single Golfer: $110.00 Foursome: $400.00 Dinner Only: $35.00 Corporate or personal hole sponsorship: $75 […]

Pharmacists from across Maine convene in Augusta to advocate for profession and patients

Pharmacists and pharmacy students from across the state convened in Augusta on May 30th to advocate for LD 572.   Update: Senate passes LD 572; now on to the House!  LD 572 specifies in statute that the “Practice of Pharmacy” is “the provision of health care services” and that “Pharmacists” are “providers of health care services”. […]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Come join your colleagues in Augusta, Maine with a wide variety of CE programming, professional networking, and celebration of our profession. The overall objectives are to expand and update the knowledge base for pharmacist and technicians and to educate attendees on legislative matters, disease states, and therapies that affect their practice.  Specific objectives will be updated as they become available.  All programming is completely ACPE-accredited CE through the University of New England.

Exhibitors and Sponsors: Please click here for more information.

Member Appreciation CE and Reception

The Maine Pharmacy Association invites all active members and a guest to attend the MPA Member Appreciation Celebration on Friday, March 23, 2018. The evening will begin with a Free 1 Hour CE on Stress Management/Reduction at 5:30pm.  The CE will follow with a reception and cash bar.  RSVP by March 1st to be entered into a raffle for a $50.00 Spa Gift Card. RSVP Today!

 

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Mail

Complete the registration form and instructions to register through the mail.

Click here: Spring 2018 Registration

By Phone

If you would like to register over the phone, please contact Linda at 207-502-0825.

In Person

You can also register in person the day of the convention. You will be assessed a $20.00 fee for day of registrations.

Lodging

A room block has been reserved at The Senator Inn. 

You may request your room by calling the Senator Inn at 1-800-345-5050 and identify you are attending the Maine Pharmacy Association Convention Block #102537.  Room block is available until March 9, 2018.

The room rates are as follows:

Single Queen Occupancy:  $79.00/ night

Standard Room with 2 Doubles or King with pullout :  $89.00/night

Deluxe Room with 2 Doubles or King with pullout :  $109.00/night

Spa Suite Two Queen Beds or Single King:  $139.99

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