Available Until 3/30/2026

Follow the Yellow Brick Road: Creating a Path for Initiating and Expanding Ambulatory Care Clinical Services Through C-Suite Engagement

Planned in cooperation with the ASHP Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners Advisory Group on Compensation & Practice Sustainability 

ACPE Activity Number: 0204-0000-23-035-H04-P 
Release Date: 3/30/2023
Expiration Date: 3/30/2026 
Activity Type: Knowledge-based 
CE Credits:  1.0 contact hour, (0.10 CEU)
Activity Fee: Member – Free / Non-Member – Not Available 

This activity is a recording from a live webinar and those that claim credit for the live webinar should not claim credit for this activity.

Activity Overview 

his presentation will use real life experiences and challenges in navigating and sustaining ambulatory clinical services across a variety of settings.  Case studies will highlight experiences from rural, large, and community health systems. Speakers will provide tips, lessons learned, and overall strategies for supporting ambulatory expansion.  Recommendations for key elements for business plans and obtaining key stakeholder champions will also be reviewed. 

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education with Commendation.

This activity was planned to meet the educational needs of ambulatory pharmacists and pharmacy leaders. 

After completing this activity, the learner should be able to… 

1. Discuss strategies to overcome barriers in community or rural organizations. 

2. Describe the process and benefits of obtaining physician and pharmacy leadership champions. 

3. Identify approaches to developing a successful business plan. 

  • Introduction and Announcements 

  • Presentation  

  • Questions, Answers, and Discussion 

Keenan Rea, PharmD, BCACP 
Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist
Augusta Health
Fishersville, VA 

Philip Masters, PharmD 
Clinical Pharmacist
Lucas County Health Center
Chariton, IA

Jennifer Reiter, PharmD, MBA 
Pharmacy Manager, Ambulatory Care
Indiana University Health Southern Indiana Physicians
Bloomington, IN

Jeff Olson, PharmD, MBA, BCACP, BCPS 
System Pharmacy Operations Director
Intermountain Healthcare
South Jordon, UT

Benjamin Smith, PharmD, BCACP, BCGP, CPP
Associate Chief Pharmacy Officer
Population Health and Ambulatory Services
Duke University Health System

In accordance with our accreditor’s Standards of Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, ASHP requires that all individuals in control of content disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if they have had a financial relationship with an ineligible company in any dollar amount in the past 24 months and the educational content that the individual controls is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company. 

An ineligible company is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The presence or absence of relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience. 

  • No one in control of the content of this activity has a relevant financial relationship (RFR) with an ineligible company. 

This activity consists of recordings of faculty slides presentations, active learning activities, discussion, and handouts. Participants must participate in the activity in its entirety to claim continuing pharmacy education credit online at ASHP Learning Center. Follow the prompts online to complete the evaluation, claim credit and view the statement of credit immediately after completing the activity. 

Per ACPE requirements, CPE credit must be claimed within 60 days of being earned. Once you have processed and claimed your CE credit, we encourage you to check your NABP eProfile account to verify your credits were transferred successfully before the ACPE 60-day deadline. It is an electronic direct-report process so your credits should appear in your account within a few minutes. After the 60 day deadline, ASHP will no longer be able to report your credit(s) for this activity.