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Resources by Topic: Pharmacy workforce

ASHP: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Resources to help pharmacists respond to COVID-19. Includes information on treatment options, including off-label treatment considerations.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
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Availability of Naloxone at Rural Georgia Pharmacies, 2019
Research letter describing a study of 374 rural Georgia pharmacies. Examines pharmacists' awareness of the Georgia law allowing purchase of naloxone without a prescription, and availability and cost of the medicine.
Author(s): Jennifer L. Nguyen, Lauren R. Gilbert, Lauren Beasley, et al.
Citation: JAMA Network Open, 3(2)
Date: 02/2020
Type: Document
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Health Workforce in Nevada: A Chartbook
Highlights current state and federal data on the supply and geographic distribution of physicians, nurses, and other healthcare workers providing direct patient care services, and administrative and non-clinical healthcare workers in Nevada.
Author(s): Tabor Griswold, John Packham, Victoria Young
Date: 08/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Office of Statewide Initiatives
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Data Report: 2018 Indiana Pharmacist Licensure Survey
Provides workforce demographic and practice characteristics as well as supply and distribution information, from 5,316 pharmacists licensed in Indiana. Features statistics including county-level data on pharmacist geographic distribution with breakdowns by urban and rural location.
Author(s): Analise Dickinson, Sierra Vaughn, Hannah Maxey
Date: 04/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Bowen Center for Health Workforce Research and Policy
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Virginia's Pharmacist Workforce: 2018
An overview of the pharmacist workforce in Virginia based on data from the 2018 Pharmacist Workforce Survey. Features statistics including the number of pharmacists in rural Virginia and how many grew up in rural areas.
Date: 02/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions
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Virginia's Pharmacy Technician Workforce: 2018
An overview of the pharmacy technician workforce in Virginia based on data from the 2018 Pharmacy Technician Workforce Survey. Features statistics including the number of pharmacy technicians in rural Virginia and how many grew up in rural areas.
Date: 01/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions
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Rural Rotation Program: Utah Medical Education Council, 2007-2019
Report provides data on clinical rural rotations for medical and dental residents, pharmacy students, physician assistants, advanced practice registered nurse students, and medical students, from 2007-2019.
Date: 2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Utah Medical Education Council
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Wisconsin Health Care Workforce 2018 Report
Reports data, analysis, and recommendations on the current trends and future projections of the healthcare workforce in Wisconsin. Discusses future models of care to address rural areas hit by workforce shortages, such as expanding pipeline programs and growing rural residency programs to train and retain healthcare providers in rural Wisconsin.
Date: 12/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Hospital Association
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Evaluation of an Academic-Community Partnership to Implement MTM Services in Rural Communities to Improve Pharmaceutical Care for Patients with Diabetes and/or Hypertension
Evaluates a pilot project in Arizona where community health center and independent retail pharmacies offered medication therapy management (MTM) services on site and by phone to rural, underserved Arizonans with diabetes or high blood pressure.
Author(s): Melissa Johnson, Rebecca Jastrzab, Jared Tate, et al.
Citation: Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy, 24(2), 132-141
Date: 02/2018
Type: Document
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The Status of the Healthcare Workforce in the State of Nebraska
Provides an overview of the healthcare workforce in Nebraska and reports county-level data. Includes statistics and information on physicians, physician assistants, nursing professionals, dental professionals, pharmacy professionals, emergency medical technicians, other allied health professionals, and other non-physician clinicians. Covers the demographic profile of the state and the designated Health Professions Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in Nebraska.
Author(s): Fernando A. Wilson, Nizar K. Wehbi, Jamie Larson, et al.
Date: 02/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Nebraska Area Health Education Centers, University of Nebraska Medical Center: Center for Health Policy
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