Learn the skills, strategies, tools, and actionable techniques to address disruptions in medication supplies, now and in the future.

About the Program


This online program is designed to prepare diverse stakeholders in healthcare to address disruptions in medication supplies caused by drug shortages. Participants will receive the training and resources required to develop practical strategies and a certificate of completion at the end of the program.

Start | July 10th, 2024

Duration | 8 to 10 hours 

Location | Virtual 

Fees | Member: $600 ; Non-member: $650

Registration Deadline | July 1st, 2024



Participants will receive the training and resources required to develop practical strategies and a certificate of completion at the end of the program. 


Please be mindful of all dates (open and closing of the program) when registering. 


The program starts on July 10th, 2024.


Non-members will have until August 27th, 2024 to complete the program to receive the certificate. ​ They will no longer have access to the program material after August 27th, 2024.


Members will have until September 9th, 2024 to complete the program to receive the certificate. ​ They will no longer have access to the program material after September 9th, 2024.

Become a Member


​Membership in the Salus Vitae Group Health Academy provides you with the resources and opportunities to thrive in your professional journey. ​ Joining as a member means unlocking a range of exclusive benefits designed to support your growth and development. 


Follow the link here to join and receive the member rate for this training.

Benefits


By participating in this program, you will:

  • Gain the skills, strategies, tools, and actionable techniques to address disruptions in medication supplies, now and into the future.
  • Enhance your confidence and be better equipped to address disruptions in medication supplies caused by drug shortages. 
  • Acquire the knowledge to create initiatives and safeguards that target the most pressing issues around drug shortages at your institution or practice.
  • Expand your perspective through exposure to diverse perspectives and information.
  • Apply the gained knowledge in practice to help save time and decrease the impact that drug shortages have on patient care.

What you will learn


Module 1 | Comprehensive introduction to drug shortages

Module 2 | Macro- and micro-level details and realities of the drug shortage crisis

Module 3 | What experiencing drug shortages has done for healthcare delivery and public health

Module 4 | Lessons learned: what facing drug shortages have taught us over the years

Module 5 | Actionable strategies to utilize moving forward.

Who should attend


Executives

  • Healthcare executives (e.g., CEO, COO, senior executives)
  • Department heads/directors, clinical executives
  • Administrators or managers


Front-line Healthcare Staff

  • Healthcare providers (e.g., pharmacists, physicians, nurses)
  • Pharmacy and therapeutics committee members
  • Supplier(s) & purchaser(s)
  • Informatics team
  • Pharmacy technicians


Policymakers

  • Individuals in public and private sectors developing policies pertaining to medications.


Other professionals interested in drug shortages are welcome to join the program.


This program is designed for diverse stakeholders in healthcare at all stages of their careers. Early, mid -, and senior professionals must be equipped to address the drug shortages. Several stakeholders and players have stepped up and are at the forefront of addressing access to medication concerns caused by drug shortages.


The lessons outlined in this program apply to professionals in all facilities, regardless of size, and across various healthcare settings (e.g., inpatient, outpatient, hospitals, clinical, medical groups, immediate and acute care settings, and community settings).


More program details can be found here.


Meet the faculty


Dr. Rola Kaakeh

CEO at Salus Vitae Group


Dr. Rola Kaakeh is a fellowship-trained, licensed pharmacist with over sixteen years of experience in various settings (pharmacy practice, managed care, health systems, administration, public health and higher education). Her impact has stretched across the international community to encompass overarching holistic countrywide policies to local, on the ground initiatives. She advises organizations globally on health system development, and has engaged with various institutions within the public and private sectors, non-governmental agencies such as the United Nations, universities, startups, and professional associations.


Her work highlighting the burden of drug shortages in the US has been cited over 200 times and used as supporting data for national policies and regulations. She has been very involved in education and training regarding the management of drug shortages, understanding the various dynamics involved, and helping evaluate and design processes (from institution to policy level) to improve access to medications. She comes to you with over a decade of experience in this space.

Have Questions?


Do you have questions and need more information? Email us at [email protected]. We would be delighted to discuss the program with you and answer all your questions. Read more about the program here.

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