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2022 Healthcare Advocacy Training: Preparing Pharmacy Professionals to Advocate for Healthcare Policy Change

February 11, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

When:  Friday, February 11, 2022, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm (Optional Activity During AKPhA Annual Convention)

Where:  Hilton Anchorage

Cost:  FREE (Must be members of AKPhA)–Registration is Required (Online Form Below)

What:  This program has an online 2.0 Hour Self-Study component with assessment (link to be forwarded to participants shortly after registration) and a Live Workshop with an online post evaluation (live agenda posted in the link below).  Developed in Partnership with the UAA/ISU Doctor of Pharmacy Program and the Alaska Department of Health & Social Services.

Self-Study Outcome and Learning Objectives (UAN 0139-0000-22-200-H04-P)
Knowledge-Based Activity, Target Audience:  Pharmacists
Release Date 1/31/2022, Expiration Date 1/30/2025, 2.0 Hours (0.2 CEU)

Self study learning activities are designed to ensure that all participants have an introductory understanding of healthcare advocacy and policy change.  Objectives to be posted.

Successful completion of the self-study component involves passing the online self-study assessment with a grade of 70% or higher. CPE credit will be posted to CPE Monitor within 60 days of completion.  Shortly after registration, you will be sent the link to the self-study information and the corresponding online quiz.

Live Workshop Outcome and Learning Objectives (UAN 0139-0000-22-201-L04-P)
Application-Based Activity, Target Audience:  Pharmacists
Release Date 02/11/2022, Expiration Date 02/10/2025, 6.0 Hours (0.6 CEU)

Participants will be able to describe the basic components involved in healthcare advocacy for pharmacy professionals and how to advocate for healthcare policy change.  At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Outline the federal and state legislative processes and the opportunities where they can leverage their skills and expertise to advocate on behalf of issues they care about.
  2. Describe the role advocacy can play in improving patient health and systemic healthcare change.
  3. Recognize opportunities to participate (or engage?) in advocacy.
  4. Discuss how partnerships can help achieve advocacy goals.

Successful completion of the Live Workshop involves attending the full workshop and completing the online post evaluation by midnight on February 20, 2022. CPE credit will be posted to CPE Monitor within 60 days of completion


Renee Robinson, PharmD, MPH, MSPharm
Associate Professor, UAA/ISU Doctor of Pharmacy Program

The Alaska Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.




February 11, 2022
8:00 am - 2:00 pm


Hilton Anchorage
500 West Third Avenue
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
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