|MPhA Virtual Coffee Break|
Establishing Telepharmacy Services
This webinar will review how to establish a telepharmacy in Minnesota. A telepharmacy is a remote pharmacy that provides pharmaceutical services to medically underserved communities who do not otherwise have access to a "brick-and-mortar" pharmacy. This session will review the Minnesota laws and rules involved with establishing a telepharmacy, how to apply for a variance, and describe the provisions recommended in the Board of Pharmacy's Guidance Concerning Approval of Telepharmacies.
After this Webinar, Participants will be able to:
Heather L. Bibeau, PharmD, RPh, Director of Outpatient Pharmacy Services, Bigfork Valley Hospital
Dr. Heather Bibeau lives in rural Grand Rapids and is the Director of Outpatient Pharmacy services alongside her twin sister, Dr. Sara Elioff, the Director of Inpatient Pharmacy services at Bigfork Valley Hospital in Bigfork, MN. Heather has a background in community and long-term care pharmacy practice. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry with a minor in Biology from the College of Saint Scholastica and her doctorate from the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy in Duluth in 2010. She oversees participation in the 340B program as a contract pharmacy and the operation of three telepharmacies in rural Minnesota as the pharmacist-in-charge. She also serves as a consultant pharmacist for the Minnesota Department of Corrections. She is dedicated to spreading awareness and preventing prescription drug abuse in her community. She began a drug take-back program at Bigfork Valley Hospital and educational discussions with the community and high school students. Most recently, she held an at-large position on the board of the Minnesota Pharmacists Association and is an active member. She is also the coordinator of the Grand Rapids Area Pharmacists (GRAPh) group and provides educational opportunities to her peers. She has a passion for mentoring and precepting future pharmacists.
Free for MPhA members and $25 for nonmembers. Student pharmacists and residents are provided a complimentary registration.
Student pharmacists and residents are provided a complimentary registration, please use the promo code “WebinarComp16” when checking out.
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:
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