Congratulations to Our 2017 Award Winners!

The Colorado Pharmacists Society is excited to highlight this year’s award winners: Award for Distinguished Young Pharmacist Lucas Smith Pharmacists Mutual’s Distinguished Young Pharmacist Award was created in 1987 to encourage newer pharmacists to become involved in association activities and community service.  This award recognizes one pharmacist in each state for individual excellence and outstanding […]

2017 CPS Town Hall Meeting

The Colorado Pharmacists Society held a Town Hall Meeting at the CPS 2017 Annual Meeting to provide an update on the current state of the Society, and as an opportunity for the leadership to hear from members.  The recording is available below.

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 […]