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2016 Pharmacy Legislative Day - Student Pharmacists



Schedule (Subject to Change)

8:00 a.m. - Registration Begins - East Wing Rotunda

8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Legislative Appointments as Scheduled  (See below for more information)

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. - Continental Breakfast - East Wing Rotunda (For all attendees; legislators and staff invited)

8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m - School Screenings/Informational Tables - East Wing Rotunda

9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Special Meetings with Legislators and Department Officials (Sign-up below!) - PPA Office

9:30 a.m. - Student Capitol Tour (Sign-up here!) (Students also may join in on other tours during the day. Tours run every half hour. Please check in at tour desk for availability.)

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. - Press Conference/Pharmacy Rally - Main Capitol Rotunda

2:30 p.m. - Group Picture - East Wing Rotunda (Also for each school)

Briefing Webinar

This webinar is designed to help attendees prepare for Legislative Day and update attendees on the state of legislative issues that will be discussed during the day. *This may be accessed until April 6.


Preparing for Legislative Day

View the webinar below to help you prepare for PPA's Legislative Day!


Legislative Appointments

PPA will schedule legislative appointments for students.

PPA also will work to match students with pharmacists experienced in meeting with legislators so that students may again valuable experience!








*Special Meetings at PPA Office

In addition to meetings scheduled with legislators at the Capitol, PPA will be inviting a variety of individuals including legislators, Department staff and Capitol staff to speak to groups of students and others who may be interested on various topics at the PPA office.


Please sign-up by clicking on the links below if you are interested in attending any of these meetings.


9:30 a.m. - Senator Rich Alloway (R-Franklin) - for a discussion with a legislator and pharmacy advocate who is a sponsor of PBM Registration/MAC Transparency and Pharmacy Audit Integrity bills in the Senate!

10:15 a.m. - Jason Snyder, Policy and Communications Director, PA Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs - for a discussion on the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program and more! 


11:00 a.m. - Dr. Rachel Levine, Physician General, Pennsylvania Department of Health - for a discussion on standing orders for naloxone and more!


**Please note that these meetings are subject to change.


Please see previous page here.

Student Screenings/Informational Displays

The Pennsylvania Schools of Pharmacy will have displays showcasing information on the value pharmacists provide and perform various health related screenings. 

  • Duquesne: Cardiovascular Health and Smoking Cessation; Carbon Monoxide
  • Jefferson: Geriatric Simulation, Blood Pressure
  • LECOM: Collaborative Practice Agreements, Asthma
  • Philadelphia College of Pharmacy: Diabetic Education; Blood Glucose
  • Pittsburgh: Immunizations; CDC Get Smart Antibiotic Outreach; Script Your Future Medication Adherence
  • Temple: Interactive OTC Display, Blood Pressure 
  • Wilkes: Proper Medication Disposal 


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