The Council on Public Policy
looks at what is going on in the local, state and national stage regarding any
aspect of pharmacy. The members of this council are looking out for you and the
To join this Council, please print and fill out the Council Involvement Form.
What is Advocacy?
Advocacy isn’t just about
what happens in Washington, D.C. It’s about what you can do close to home as
you build relationships with your elected officials. The council members
represent you to elected officials as well as make it as easy as possible for
you to connect with them. Sometimes it is writing a letter or signing a
petition and sometimes it is attending a meeting.
Strong advocacy builds a
Some of the topics the
council is involved with are:
- Obtaining Provider Status
- Collaborative Practice regulations (aka Collaborative Drug Therapy Management (CDTM)
- Opioid epidemic and its laws and regulations
- Providing education on what Health System Pharmacists do
- UPS 797 and USP 800