AzPA Podcast (1)

AzPA presents an innovative podcast intended for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to obtain continuing education credit. The podcast also provides current health information and hot topics in the evolving world of pharmacy.

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Join us in our journal club episode as we discuss the "Efficacy and Safety of Bempedoic Acid in Patients With Hypercholesterolemia and Statin Intolerance.” This article was recently published online in the Journal of the American Heart Association in April 2019. Dr. Scovis and Dr. Stanislaw discuss patient appropriate therapeutic options and the evidence regarding the use of bempedoic acid.


Speaker Bio: Jennifer Stanislaw, PharmD, PGY2

Jenn Stanislaw graduated from Pacific University School of Pharmacy near Portland OR in 2018. Last year, she completed an Academic and Ambulatory Care Fellowship with Pacific University and Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center before accepting a PGY2 residency with the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy and the Medication Management Center.

Host Bio: Nicole Scovis, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP

Dr. Nicole Scovis graduated with her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Florida. She completed pharmacy residency training at the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Healthcare System in Ambulatory Care and subsequently obtained board certification as both a Pharmacotherapy Specialist and an Ambulatory Care Pharmacist. From the beginning of her career, Dr. Scovis has been actively engaged in the integration of clinical pharmacy services into innovative settings and programs including medication therapy management, non-profit organizations, private practice clinics, and hospitals. Throughout her career, Dr. Scovis has advocated for the highest clinical practice standards through development and maintenance of medication therapy management programs, active practice in integrated primary and behavioral healthcare, and work with students and residents at multiple colleges of pharmacy. Dr. Scovis has been recognized for her contributions to the profession, serving on the faculty at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy for over 10 years and receiving both the Pharmacist of the Year and Exemplary Patient Care awards from the Arizona Pharmacy Association. Currently, Dr. Scovis is the Director of Strategic Growth for Tabula Rasa HealthCare where her focus is on development of financially sustainable clinical pharmacy models that provide optimal outcomes for patients.

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