Vizient Pharmacy Network Meeting: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Healthcare

January 11, 2022

The activity will provide participants with knowledge, approaches, and ideas related to leadership, population health, clinical patient care, regulations, communication, advocacy, technology, pharmacy practice, and pharmacy operations.  The knowledge, approaches, and ideas should be used by participants to compare to their individual practice sites and develop an action plan to improve their practices.  Additionally, the activity will encourage networking to develop relationships that can be used during and after the meeting to share experiences and provide mentorship in completion of action plans.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians

Learning Objectives

  1. Review opportunities for pharmacists to advance pharmacy technician/intern practice and applicable standards (pharmacists)
  2. Identify strategies to address new pharmacy challenges in clinical practice (pharmacists)
  3. Describe practices to improve pharmacy leadership in healthcare organizations (pharmacists)
  4. Review administration/management opportunities for technicians to advance pharmacy technician practice (pharmacy technicians)

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
01/11/2022 - 11:45am CST
Event ends: 
01/11/2022 - 12:45pm CST
Live via webinar
United States
  • There is nothing to disclose
Planning committee members
John Pastor, PharmD
Vice President of Operations, Acute Care Pharmacy & Respiratory Therapy
M Health Fairview
Lam Nguyen, PharmD, MBA
Assistant Director
Oregon Health & Science University Healthcare
Nancy Yam, PharmD, MHA, BCPS
Associate Chief of Pharmacy
UC San Diego
Rebecca Pettit, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, BCPPS, FCCP
Pediatric Pulmonary Ambulatory Care Specialist and Pediatric PGY2 Program Director
Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health
Sybil Thomas, PharmD, MBA
Senior Director, Pharmacy Member Connections
Carrie Berge, MS, PharmD
Vice President, Pharmacy Services
Parkland Health & Hospital System
Lydia Patel, PharmD, BCPS
Cardiology Pharmacist, Diversity Council Chair
Mayo Clinic Rochester
Joshua Blackwell, PharmD, MS
Clinical Pharmacy Manager, Ambulatory Services
UT Southwestern Medical Center



Joint Accreditation Statement:
In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Designation Statement:
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-22-027-L04-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-22-027-L04-T

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
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