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 Export to Your Calendar 4/18/2018
When: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (CDT)
Where: Online Webinar
United States

Online registration is available until: 4/18/2018
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Pharmacist Workforce Trends

Dial-in Webinar

The objective of this session is to describe pharmacy practice capacity for meeting contemporary medication-related needs for Minnesota and the United States. Findings from National Pharmacist Workforce Surveys and Minnesota Pharmacist Workforce Surveys will be described and discussed.

Upon successful completion of this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  • Describe pharmacy practice capacity for meeting contemporary medication-related needs in the U.S.
  • Explain how the market dynamics of community pharmacy has changed in Minnesota over the past 25 years.
  • Develop innovative ideas for how pharmacy practice can integrate into the U.S. healthcare system.


Jon C. Schommer, PhD, Professor, University of Minnesota

Jon C. Schommer, RPh, PhD, is a professor at the University of Minnesota. He received his BS, MS, and PhD degrees from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

His research is focused upon the provision, use, and evaluation of drug products and pharmacist services. He recently completed the National Consumer Survey on the Medication Experience -- a study of over 36,000 individuals.

Dr. Schommer has served as: (1) Peters Chair for Pharmacy Practice Innovation, (2) President for the Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science, and (3) Member of the American Pharmacists Association Board of Trustees. In 2009, he was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Teachers at the University of Minnesota.

Registration Fees:

The cost is $25 for nonmembers.

Continuing Education:

This presentation is being submitted to the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy for Continuing Education credit approval (one hour).

To receive Board of Pharmacy credits for this program the following must be completed:

  • Full participation/completion of webinar either during the live program or the archived presentation

  • Completion of survey post webinar acknowledging participation

Board of Pharmacy credit processing takes place on the 15th of each month.

The Minnesota Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Questions? Please contact info@mpha.org with questions about credits.

Please contact jessicag@ewald.com with any technical questions or issues.

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