Professor Emeritus University of Maryland School of Pharmacy Reisterstown, Maryland, United States
Cynthia J. Boyle, PharmD, FAPhA, FNAP, FASCP: No financial relationships to disclose
Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians inherit leadership and advocacy responsibilities the moment they step into the professional world. Facing relentless threats, pharmacy personnel must develop and deploy skills to excel in their roles, contribute positively to patient care, and influence the evolution of pharmacy practices. Attend with other heroic individuals who seek to impact patient outcomes as leaders and advocates in the profession and their communities.
Identify three strong leadership skills which can influence pharmacy practice.
Define core advocacy skills which empower pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to drive positive change within the healthcare system.
Discuss barriers for leaders who seek to implement advocacy efforts on behalf of pharmacy and their communities.