A new CDC Department for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP) describes the launch steps and practical elements of the implementation of cooperation agreements (CPAs). CPAs, which formalize practical relationships between physicians and pharmacists, are an increasingly common opportunity to integrate pharmacists into team-based care. «Advancing Team-Based Care Through Collaborative Practice Agreements: A Resource and Implementation Guide for Adding Pharmacists to the Care Team» contains a summary of the laws governing CPAs in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and contains a customizable CPA model. Resource contains a customizable CPA model and state-specific details The resource helps pharmacists and prescribers become familiar with the CPA`s network of requirements and adapt a CPA model to best meet their individual clinical, legal and administrative conditions. For more information on the services provided by the CPA and associated pharmacists, see the following resources. In addition to the overview below, this resource contains links to the CPA toolkit, a CPA preview site, other resources for CPAs and pharmacy services assistance. A collaboration between the CDC, the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations, APhA, and others, which highlights how the care and use of CPAs can lead to a more effective treatment of chronic diseases, especially high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease. It contains a letter signed by the American Medical Association and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, which supports CPAs to use the value of pharmacy services and facilitate the coordination of care. These general CPA models offer state-specific CPAs to pharmacies, which allow certified pharmacists to manage services without individual prescriptions in your state. The models offer pharmacies a quick and convenient way to secure their CPA. In addition, compliance software has never been more accessible to pharmacies through Bula`s database of laws, regulations and pharmacy documents.

A variety of patient care functions — such as initiation, modification or discontinuation of drug therapy — may be delegated to a pharmacist with a CPA. These functions can facilitate the delivery of services, for example. B: Practical cooperation-based agreement models help pharmacists develop their pharmacies. Pharmacists who enter into agreements on community practices should keep a good face from clinical practice guidelines and pharmacy rules for practical consultation and collaboration agreements.