As many of you may know, ACPE
was invited to deliver testimony before the House Ways 8c Means Subcommittee on Health on the subject in 2012.
Barbara Linney, vice president of career development for ACPE
, confirmed that physician executives are showing strong interest in developing their knowledge and skills in the area of quality outcomes.
The topic was selected based upon a survey of ACPE
members and suggestions from several resident groups active in the College.
As a recognized ACPE
provider, we will further our leadership position by offering enhanced forums as part of our continuing education initiatives.
membership, the ACPE
Board and certainly the ACPE
staff can all take credit for this success.
The RxSchool web site currently offers continuing education courses on a variety of topics ranging from "Drug Induced Nutrient Depletion" to "Pharmacy Spanish" - all accredited by ELF Publications, an ACPE
accredited provider and publisher of Community Pharmacist journal.
To this end, ACPE
is looking at ways to stay current with the evolving theory and practice of adult learning.
Van de Castle has lent his expertise by facilitating Cyber Forums (on-line discussion groups) on Information Technology for the ACPE
since last year.
The annual Meeting of the Members featured the announcement of new officers and members of the ACPE
Board of Directors.
I previously shared the new ACPE
strategic plan and how we aligned our organizational structure to help meet the goals within the plan.
Also a member of the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy, he was appointed to the ACPE
board by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP).
Board and staff leadership have been proactive with their efforts to transform ACPE
into a mature organization--an organization that is well prepared to meet the ongoing challenges of influencing and improving health care.