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NASP Members Only Portal
The NASP Portal houses a wealth of information and resources that are available to NASP members only. Topics include Lunch & Learn programs, webinars, podcasts, a directory of all NASP members, The Advocate, The Washington Update, corporate member spotlight, continuing education, and much more.
Annual Meeting & Expo
Each September the specialty pharmacy industry’s best and brightest come together at the NASP Annual Meeting & Expo. Change makers convene to share best practices, make new connections and renew old friendships, enhance their knowledge through best in class educational programs and help shape the future of specialty pharmacy. The meeting offers renowned keynote speakers, educational sessions and CEs, pre-conference workshops, industry awards, exhibits, symposiums, and opportunities to learn from and network with industry decision-makers and experts. Member benefits include:
- Members Only complimentary* and discounted pre-conference workshop and General Session registration fees
- Discounted exhibitor and sponsorship packages*
- Preferred speaking opportunities
*corporate membership level dependent
Online CSP Exam Prep Course
The Certified Specialty Pharmacist (CSP) Exam prep course is designed to help CSP candidates prepare for the credentialing exam. The number of complimentary online courses offered varies by corporate membership level. NASP members also receive a discounted rate of $149 for the online CSP course vs $325 for non-members.
State Level Legislative Monitoring and Tracking Monthly Reports
Our State Level Legislation Monitoring & Tracking program encompasses all 50 states and includes: pharmacy industry specific state level tracking, analysis, and reporting including State Boards of Pharmacy activity. Reports are delivered monthly directly to your email inbox on or about the 15th of each month. And new in 2021, the State Level Report is complimentary for Palladium, Platinum, Gold, and Silver corporate member levels. For more information on membership levels and pricing, please visit here.
Corporate Member Recognition
Corporate members are recognized on the NASP website and in the NASP Annual Meeting & Expo conference workbook. Also, each month NASP shines the spotlight on a different NASP corporate member to highlight their unique contributions and positive impact on the specialty patient care journey. The Corporate Member of the Month is featured on the NASP website, Member Portal, social media channels (LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter) and in an all-member email on the first of the month.
NASP Committee Participation
NASP’s army of dedicated volunteers truly is one of our most valuable resources. Committee participation allows you to connect with other NASP members, foster collaboration and cooperation, help formulate national policy, design educational program offerings and shape the future of specialty pharmacy. NASP now has nine committees: Clinical Outcomes, Customer Experience, Education, Government Affairs, and Membership. Our newest committees include: Marketing, Legal, Student Association (SASP), and Technology. Committee participation is restricted to NASP members only.
Eligible for NASP Awards
Each year at the NASP Annual Meeting & Expo, we are proud to honor and recognize those organizations and individuals who go above and beyond to serve specialty pharmacy patients and support the industry. Our industry awards include: Distinguished Service, Specialty Pharmacy of the Year, Specialty Pharmacy Service Excellence (non-pharmacist), Strategic Channel Partner of the Year, and new in 2021 – Pharmacist of the Year, Technician of the Year and Caregiver of the Year.
Pharmacy Technician Packages*
NASP now offers pharmacy technician packages you can add to your corporate membership. Packages, rates and benefits – in addition to those offered to individual pharmacy technician benefits – are below:
NASP is proud to produce the NASP Podcast in partnership with the Pharmacy Podcast Network (PPN). Over the last ten years, the podcast publication has gathered over 75,000+ active listeners with over one million downloads. PPN distributes podcasts through all current podcast directories including iTunes, Apple podcast, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and TuneIn. Members can listen to all podcasts free of charge and corporate members can be featured on a podcast. Corporate sponsorship opportunities also are available.
Lunch & Learn
The Lunch & Learn program for NASP members is designed to highlight more about what makes specialty pharmacy special. These one-hour presentations held on the second Thursday of each month feature clinical and technical educational updates and product and service informational programs that are beneficial for specialty pharmacy industry stakeholders. All NASP members can register to participate in Lunch & Learn programs and previously recorded programs are available on the NASP member portal. Corporate members may be featured in one Lunch & Learn program per year at no cost. Non-members may also be featured Lunch & Learn program presenters for a per program fee of $2,500.
Roundtable webinars are offered every two months and feature influential NASP members providing thought leadership and guidance on topics at the forefront of the rapidly changing and evolving specialty pharmacy industry. The webinars are structured as “Q&A” type sessions with questions submitted both in advance and during the webinar to the featured speaker(s). The intent, simply, is for participants to gain practical knowledge that can be applied strategically to improve their organization. NASP members may register to listen to the webinars. Previous sessions are available to access on demand via the NASP member portal.
NASP Patient Satisfaction Survey Program
Patient satisfaction surveys can not only be used to demonstrate a specialty pharmacy’s capabilities to a payer or manufacturer but used internally to drive process improvements and operational enhancements. In collaboration with the SullivanLuallin Group (SLG), NASP has developed a recognized industry-standard patient satisfaction survey to address the unique drivers of patient engagement and satisfaction aligning with our goal of supporting specialty pharmacies with accurate data and insights, fostering continuous improvement and enhancing the patient experience and outcomes. Members only discounted pricing and standard survey participation at no additional cost is offered based on corporate membership level. For more information, please contact NASP at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Educational / CE Programs
Corporate members and individual members have access to NASP Members Only continuing education (CE) activities at no additional charge. Nearly 80 activities are available, and activities are frequently added and updated. Certified Specialty Pharmacist (CSP) candidates and those with the CSP credential who need to re-certify also find our catalog of programs extremely valuable. CE credit is offered for pharmacists, clinical nurses and pharmacy technicians.
Journal of Drug Assessment
The Journal of Drug Assessment (JDA), published by Taylor & Francis Group, is an Official Journal of NASP. As a result of our partnership, JDA offers article processing discounts for NASP members. In addition, all NASP members can register for content alerts and receive email notifications when new articles are published, including those based on posters from the NASP Annual Meeting & Expo. JDA publishes the NASP Annual Meeting & Expo abstracts as a supplement annually. JDA is Open Access and, therefore, all articles are free to read and download.
NASP has a Job Board on our newly redesigned website … and it’s easy to use! Your job postings appear on the NASP public-facing website and member portal for approximately 30 days. If the position is filled during that time or you would like the position to remain on the Job Board for an additional 30 days, we are happy to accommodate! Please contact us at Job.Board@naspnet.org for questions or assistance.
The NASP Marketplace provides a listing of member only special discounts or benefits offered by our NASP members and partners. NASP members and partners can market their business to nearly 2,000 NASP members and over 135 specialty pharmacies and specialty pharmacy stakeholder organizations. To view the NASP Marketplace, please visit here. To discuss opportunities to feature your company and grow your business, please contact us at email@example.com.
Formulary Academy is a web application which automates much of the drug monograph creation process. Monographs are automatically populated with current and accurate content from reputable sources such as the NIH, PubMed and the FDA. Formulary Academy also helps you stay current via real-time updates on new product approvals and label changes and assists with the creation of clinical education tools for your specialty pharmacy staff. For more information, please visit formularyacademy.com
NASP corporate members receive FREE Formulary Academy subscriptions based upon corporate membership level. NASP individual members who purchase a one-year subscription, receive a second year FREE.
The Washington Update is published bi-monthly, highlights everything government affairs related and is delivered directly to NASP members’ email inbox. The newsletter simplifies the complex healthcare issues being discussed and debated in America today and gives NASP members access to crucial information surrounding policy changes and healthcare reform.
NASP publishes a quarterly newsletter, The Advocate, providing industry information, member information and updates on all that is happening across our organization. Hear about upcoming events, webinars, NASP committee updates, educational opportunities, advocacy efforts and more. The Advocate is delivered via email to All NASP members. Previous versions are also available on the NASP Member Portal.
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