PPA holds workshop for future pharmacy owners

August 29, 2011

Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association will hold a ?Future Pharmacy Owner Workshop? September 24 at the Crowne Plaza Valley Forge in King of Prussia, Penn., for chain employees as well as for phamacists in any setting, including new practitioners and student pharmacists interested in pharmacy ownership. The workshop is being held in conjunction with the association's annual conference.

Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association (PPA) will hold a “Future Pharmacy Owner Workshop” September 24 at the Crowne Plaza Valley Forge in King of Prussia, Penn., for chain employees as well as for phamacists in any setting, including new practitioners and student pharmacists interested in pharmacy ownership. The workshop is being held in conjunction with the association's annual conference.

The program will feature Michael Busch, RPh, who has started several new businesses; among them, Medicine Shoppe International Inc. Busch will focus on various elements of pharmacy ownership, including mental aspects of business ownership, how to start a new pharmacy, how to evaluate and buy an existing pharmacy, the internal/external use for the business plan, financing alternatives, and the rewards of pharmacy ownership.

During this session, other speakers will also be helping to guide participants through the steps toward owning their own pharmacies.

Pharmacist participants can obtain 1.5 hours of CE credit for attending this program, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

The cost of attending just this session is $25 for PPA members and $32 for nonmembers. PPA offers a variety of packages to participants interested in attending any other events. For more information, visit PPA online at www.papharmacists.com/annualconference.