The HOPA Public Policy committee is dedicated to acting as an advocate on behalf of patients as well as representing hematology/oncology pharmacists across the country in legislative and regulatory endeavors. You can learn about HOPA's public policy and advocacy programs by viewing HOPA's Public Policy Agenda, reviewing correspondence to Congress and Federal agencies, and learning about our participation in national coalitions.
6-month program led by ASCO Quality Training Program (QTP) faculty intended to empower practice teams to improve clinical care and operational performance and teach teams how to balance quality improvement projects with demanding schedules and competing priorities.
Upon participation in this activity, attendees will be better able to:
Conducting projects at the teams’ practice sites delivers a great benefit, allowing the teams to immediately translate training into action to improve cancer care quality.
New in 2021: HOPA pharmacist members are eligible to lead the oncology team within the ASCO QTP 6-month course. ACPE credits available. See website to apply. ASCO-QTP Program link
1-day program led by ASCO Quality Training Program (QTP) faculty intended to give a concept introduction to oncology quality and provide participants with take-away tools for the development of oncology-related quality improvement work. ACPE credits available.
Upon completing the program, participants will have knowledge to lead interdisciplinary oncology-based quality improvement activities within their practice area and will be able to:
|September 9, 2019||Charlotte, NC||Complete|
|December 14, 2020||Virtual||Complete|
|April 26, 2021||Virtual||Registration Closed|
HOPA-Member Program Moderators
George Carro MS, RPh, BCOP
Kathleen DeGregory BCOP, PharmD
Brittany Hale PharmD, BCOP
Robin Lockhorst PharmD, BCOP, BCPS
Christin Molnar PharmD
Julianne Orr PharmD, BCOP
"The workshop agenda hit on all the important pieces for a 1-day course. The faculty were very engaging and knowledgeable. I am even more excited to work in quality after attending!"
"This was a great program that I am working on incorporating the tools into our current QI projects."
"Still am glad that I attended the workshop and gained skills through team-based project work and discussions with experts in the field."
"This was excellent! Would do over again or another similar class without hesitation."
ASCO-QTP is a well-established program that provides instruction and facilitation of quality improvement projects within the oncology space. The programming prepares oncology teams to design, implement, and lead successful quality improvement activities in their practice settings. HOPA has partnered with ASCO-QTP to provide twoofferings for HOPA Members.
For more information on the above programs or oncology quality improvement opportunities in general, please contact the HOPA Board of Directors or the HOPA Quality Oversight Committee.