Provider Status Legislation Introduced in the House

For Immediate Release January 24, 2017 DENVER, CO. The Colorado Pharmacists Society, the voice of pharmacy in Colorado, and partner of the Patient Access to Pharmacists’ Care Coalition (PAPCC) – applauds the introduction of legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to recognize the role that pharmacists can, and do, play in addressing patient access-to-care […]

Provider Status Legislation Introduced in the Senate

For Immediate Release January 17, 2017 DENVER, CO. The Colorado Pharmacists Society, the voice of pharmacy in Colorado, and partner of the Patient Access to Pharmacists’ Care Coalition – applauds the introduction of legislation in the U.S. Senate to recognize the role that pharmacists can play in addressing patient access-to-care issues in medically underserved communities […]

Now Accepting Nominations for 2017 Awards!

CPS is pleased to welcome nominations for seven awards in 2017: Bowl of Hygeia Community Service Award Excellence in Innovation Award Generation Rx Award Pharmacist of the Year Award Distinguished Young Pharmacist Award Student Pharmacist of the Year Award Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award (New in 2017!) The deadline for nominations is Tuesday, January […]

Next Week is National Influenza Vaccination Week!

National Influenza Vaccination Week is next week, December 4-10, 2016! Join CDC’s efforts to #FightFlu and encourage flu vaccination by participating in @CDCFlu’s movie Twitter Hashtag Challenge, asking a question during CDC’s Reddit Science AMA, participating in the CDC flu Blog-A-Thon, and sharing #FightFlu messages on various channels. Download the 2016 NIVW Toolkit Or find a […]

New Dates Announced! Upcoming OSHA Training Webinar

If you are a pharmacist providing immunizations or CLIA-waived testing services, or a pharmacy technician or other health care professional assisting with these services, you must have live OSHA training on bloodborne pathogens every year or face fines of up to $90,000. The Colorado Pharmacists Society, in partnership with the Tennessee Pharmacists Research and Education […]

CPS Announces Partnership with Precision Policy Group

The Colorado Pharmacists Society Board of Directors is proud to announce that CPS has hired Katie Wolf from Precision Policy Group to perform lobbying activities for the upcoming legislative session. Please join us in welcoming Katie to the CPS team! Katie Wolf Senior Associate, Precision Policy Group Katie Wolf is a Denver native with a passion […]

CDC Releases New Guideline for Prescribing Opioids, Specifically for Pharmacists

In March 2016, CDC published a guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain. The guideline includes recommendations to improve patient safety and care for people with chronic pain. CDC developed user-friendly resources to make the guideline easy for providers and patients to understand and use. The newest one, released this month, is a brochure specifically […]

October is American Pharmacists Month!

October is American Pharmacists Month!  The American Pharmacists Association has several resources and information you can use to celebrate October in your pharmacy! Several ideas are listed below: Make Time for Face Time: Schedule special events where patients can meet and talk to their pharmacist. Use the time to promote vaccinations, flu shots, or host […]