NACDS offers online pharmacy training course

April 2, 2009

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation and LearnSomething, Inc., a nationally recognized provider of pharmacy, grocery, and healthcare training programs, recently introduced a patient-centric safety training course.


The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation and LearnSomething, Inc., a nationally recognized provider of pharmacy, grocery, and healthcare training programs, recently introduced a patient-centered safety training course.

The online course, titled "Quality and Patient Safety: A Training Program for Community Pharmacy," is designed to provide pharmacy professionals with tools and skills to help ensure quality and patient safety in their pharmacies.

“Patient safety is priority number one for the pharmacy community,” said NACDS president and CEO Steven C. Anderson. “Pharmacy is the front line of healthcare and the face of neighborhood healthcare. It plays an essential role in safeguarding patient safety in this ever-growing and complex healthcare delivery system.“

He continued, “The NACDS Foundation is proud to partner with LearnSomething Inc. in a collaborative effort to maximize the safe usage of medications by patients.” Of the online course, Anderson added, “This is fundamental to the Foundation’s goal of improving and strengthening the pharmacist-patient relationship for the benefit of patient care.”

To learn more, visit nacdsf.learnsomething.com.