Join Pharmacy Quality Solutions Associate Director of Pharmacy Accounts Nick Dorich, PharmD, for a podcast series "Quality Corner Show" that covers everything quality in the world of pharmacy and patient care. Look for future episodes to interview guests and experts in the healthcare profession.
The Pharmacy Technician’s Role in Immunizations Today
The PQS Quality Corner Show talks with Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Vice President, Partnership Development Liza Chapman, PharmD, FAPhA, and Ryan Burke, PharmD, Director, Professional Affairs at PTCB about how the pharmacy technician's role with immunizations has evolved in the last three years.
PQS Associate Director of Pharmacy Accounts, Nick Dorich, PharmD, also asks Chapman and Burke their thoughts on whether pharmacy technician provided immunizations are here to stay and what additional efforts are needed on the state or federal level to harmonize the roles and responsibilities of the pharmacy technician for these services.
Link to PTCB Advanced Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT-Adv)
A Further Look into Adult Vaccination Updates in 2022
Amanda Applegate, PharmD, BCACP, Director of Practice Development at Kansas Pharmacists Association, returns to the Quality Corner Show for a part II continuation of her discussion on adult immunizations that covers Hepatitis B, Influenza, Pneumococcal, and RSV vaccines.
Applegate touches upon flu vaccinations and relays to Host Nick Dorich, PharmD, PQS Senior Manager of Pharmacy Accounts how patients over the age of 65 should receive a high-dose or enhanced flu shot. She also provides resource links for pharmacists to review for immunization questions and updates.
Immunization Updates for COVID-19 in 2022
The Quality Corner Show begins Immunization Awareness Month in August with the topic of COVID-19 immunization updates featuring Amanda Applegate, PharmD, BCACP, Director of Practice Development at Kansas Pharmacists Association.
Applegate chats with Host Nick Dorich, PharmD, PQS Senior Manager of Pharmacy Accounts about general recommendations for vaccinations for patients age 6 months to 5 years old, boosters, and vaccine safety.
What’s New in the Next Evolution of EQUIPP®
PQS Chief Operating Officer Nancy Chung joins the Quality Corner Show to talk about the launch of the new EQUIPP® interface with Podcast Host Nick Dorich, PharmD, PQS Associate Director of Pharmacy Accounts.
Chung talks about what users can expect with the changes to EQUIPP®, including how it looks, how navigation works, new functionality, and other features.
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Addressing Healthcare for the LGBTQIA Community - Roundtable Discussion
The PQS Quality Corner Show hosts a roundtable discussion addressing healthcare for the LGBTQIA community featuring Veronica Vernon, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, NCMP, Assistant Professor, Butler University; Alex R. Mills, PharmD, BCACP, AAHIVP (He/Him/His), Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice (HIV, LGBTQ+ Health), University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy - Jackson Campus; and Kevin Astle, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, AAHIVP, CDCES Assistant Professor , University of South Florida.
PQS Associate Director of Pharmacy Accounts, Nick Dorich, PharmD, leads the discussion and starts by asking about barriers the LGBTQIA community faces regarding healthcare.
Providing Inclusive Care for the LGBTQ+ Community
PQS Associate Director of Pharmacy Accounts, Nick Dorich, PharmD, chats with Joseph A. Nardolillo, PharmD, BCACP, (he/him/his) Assistant Professor (Clinical) Department of Pharmacy Practice at the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Wayne State University about how pharmacists can provide inclusive care for the LGBTQ+ community.