New niches, new profits, new ways of approaching a challenge - these short, interactive, non-CE presentations on the Expo floor will give you the quick consult you've been looking for to elevate your business! Each session is only 30 minutes, so you'll have plenty of time to join and explore the Expo.
Sunday, Oct. 10
2:30 - 3 p.m.
NEW SESSION! Food and Pharmacy
Looking to expand your services? Providing healthy food options in your pharmacy could be just the ticket! Dr. Kathy Campbell will take you through the benefits of emphasizing healthy eating in your pharmacy practice and how it can add value to your business.
3:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Pharmacy Financing: the Right Capital at the Right Time
The business of pharmacy and it's capital needs have changed, forcing pharmacy owners as well as lenders to adapt. Live Oak Bank has continued to evolve with the changing industry, providing new financial solutions to meet the emerging needs of pharmacy owners. Join Live Oak Bank's Quick Consult LIVE to understand the pathway to attaining the right capital at the right time.
Monday, Oct. 11
Noon - 12:30 p.m.
The Big Switch: What Interchangeable Biosimilars Could Mean for Pharmacies and Patients
Biosimilars, biologic products that are highly similar to already FDAapproved reference biologics, are poised to continue bringing cost savings to some of the most costly and critical treatment options for patients across multiple therapeutic areas. The U.S. biosimilars landscape has evolved significantly over the past few years, and this year will prove to be no different as the first retail, and interchangeable, biosimilars are anticipated to hit the market, starting with insulins. This session will provide a deep dive on the biosimilars approval pathway, key regulatory terms and implications for retail pharmacies, as well as various clinical, operational, and financial considerations for biosimilar utilization.
12:30 - 1:00 p.m.
Point of Care Testing in Community Pharmacy
Community pharmacy can be a primary provider of point of care tests for Strep, Influenza, SARS (Covid 19), and Lyme Disease. With the ongoing need for Covid testing, community pharmacy is uniquely positioned to provide testing, especially with the reduction of government sponsored test sites. It also allows the pharmacist to increase their clinical offerings as well as provide a profitable addition to pharmacy practice. Join us for an interactive and informative session to learn how to move your pharmacy forward to provide Point of Care Testing
1:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Q&A with NCPA Innovation Center/CPESN Community Pharmacy Fellows
Graduates of the inaugural NCPA Innovation Center/CPESN Community Pharmacy Fellowship have spearheaded profitable programs that have transformed their pharmacy. Learn about their capstone projects, their fellowship experience, and how you or a team member can get enrolled in next year’s class.
1:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Adding an Online Shop to Your Website
In today’s convenience-driven marketplace, offering your unique and hard-to-find front-end products through your website keeps the sale with you. Get tips on how to set up an online purchasing system, what to avoid, and profit pearls.
2:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Your pharmacy is a trusted source for health information for your patients. When you recommend pharmacy services or over-the-counter products, you’re helping the patient and your business. Get tips for stepping out of your comfort zone and sell health.
2:30 - 3:00 p.m.
The nuances of medical billing, vaccines and beyond can be daunting. Join our speaker to learn tips, tricks and best practices of vaccines and medical billing plus a Q&A.
3:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Point-of-Care Testing Basics
COVID-19 testing brought point-of-care to thousands of stores. What other tests can you provide, and how can you get started? We’re reviewing opportunities to expand your point-of-care service, test and treat, and best practices.
Tuesday, Oct. 12
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Front-End Product Opportunities: Part II
Today’s your last opportunity to make the most of the Expo floor, and you don’t want to miss out on new products that can differentiate your pharmacy, meet consumer needs, and provide a gross margin worthy of your investment. Get great tips on how to negotiate and be an even better buyer! Continuing the conversation from Monday morning’s program, Gabe is here to help. You’ll walk away with a game plan to maximize your remaining few hours in the hall.
11:00 - 11:30 p.m.
Diabetes Prevention Program Startups and Successes
NCPA partnered with the CDC over the past year to implement the pharmacy staff-led National Diabetes Prevention Program in several independent pharmacies nationwide. Join our speakers to learn more about the program and how to get involved.
Noon - 12:30 p.m.
NEW SESSION! Monoclonal Antibodies
Monoclonal antibodies are authorized to treat COVID-19 and ready to be administered in your pharmacy. These treatments for COVID-19 have an opportunity bring in new patients, and more revenue but come with some risk. How can you get started or optimize your practice? Join us to discuss the basics of implementing monoclonal antibody therapy and best billing practices.
12:30 - 1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Practice Agreements: Start the Conversation
Get the nuts and bolts of setting up a collaborative practice agreement, key considerations, and opportunities.