Pre-Convention Programming

Sharpen your management skills

Ownership Workshop, Sponsored by McKesson

Thursday, Oct. 15 – Saturday, Oct. 17

A soup-to-nuts crash course on pharmacy ownership, whether you’re expanding to become a multi-store owner, starting from the ground up, or purchasing an existing store. Get your nitty-gritty questions answered on the loan approval process, licensure agreements, and business plans.


Creating Health: Pharmacist-Led Lifestyle and Weight Management

Friday, Oct. 16

Obesity is the symptom of the body adapting and adjusting to its current culture and environment. Discover how you can stop the biochemical chaos by managing insulin, cortisol, and nutrition, plus how to build a profitable weight management niche.

The Business of Long-Term Care, Sponsored by Pharmacists Mutual

Friday, Oct. 16 – Saturday, Oct. 17

Have your burning LTC start-up questions answered during this intensive crash course on owning and operating a long-term care pharmacy. Find out what you need to know to grow your long-term offering from a few to a few thousand beds.

Community Pharmacy-Based Point-of-Care Testing Certificate Course

Saturday, Oct. 17

Get nuts and bolts details on how to establish a profitable community pharmacy-based point-of-care testing program in this certificate program.

Please note that this program is only accredited for continuing education credits for pharmacists.