Proposition 106 FAQs

Proposition 106: Colorado End of Life Options Act  FAQs for Pharmacists What is Proposition 106? Proposition 106, the “Colorado End-of-Life Options Act,” was passed by 64% of Colorado voters in the November 2016 election and signed into law by Governor Hickenlooper on December 16.  The act allows individuals with a terminal illness with less than six […]

Cast Your Vote for the CPS Board of Directors

Your vote counts!  The CPS 2017 Board of Directors ballot contains an amazing group of candidates this year for TWO Member at Large positions and one President-Elect position.  Please review the current composition of the Board and consider adding diversity to the 2017-2018 Board when voting. Review the candidates and their biographies here and then […]

Statewide Protocol Resources

As Colorado pharmacists prepare to start prescribing oral contraceptives under a statewide protocol, CPS has created a new resource page to help!  Visit our new resource page to see updated FAQ documents, related news stories, and live and recorded trainings available. View the Page

Cast Your Vote for CPS Awards!

It is the current policy of CPS for the membership to vote for the recipients of three CPS-sponsored awards.  Please review the candidates and their biographies and then cast your vote! Pharmacist of the Year Award Joel Marrs Emily Zadvorny Student Pharmacist of the Year Award Denise Patten Michelle Sugden Kyle Troksa Pharmacy Technician of […]

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 […]

Clarification of Currency of CPR Certificate in Regard to Vaccine Administration (Rule 19.01.10)

Reason for New Rule: In some instances, CPR certificates include an issue date, but do not list an expiration date.  This rule clarifies that a CPR certificate is only current for a period of two years. New Rule Language: 19.01.10. b. (2) The pharmacist or pharmacy intern holds a current basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification […]

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 […]

Prescription Labeling Requirements – Central Fill Prescriptions (Rule 8.00.00 and Rule 20.00.80)

Reason for New Rule: The rule changes clarify which addresses shall appear on the prescription label in cases of where a prescription is originally filled at a central fill location. New Rule Language: 8.00.00 Advertising 8.00.10 Labels.  At least one address shall appear on a prescription label and that shall include the address of the […]