Membership Benefits 


Why should you become a member of the South Carolina Pharmacy Association?
SCPhA is here to serve all professionals in the industry of pharmacy. No matter what you do in the
pharmacy world, we are your local representation, working to advance the science and practice of
pharmacy. 
If you're a pharmacy professional in South Carolina, joining SCPhA is one of the most
important things you can do for your own development and to protect the profession. 

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Here's more information on just a few of our benefits:
CE – Continuing Education is provided throughout the year in all corners of South Carolina. We also have annual events like Convention in Hilton Head Island, SC and the SE Girls of Pharmacy Leadership Weekend in Asheville, NC. Check out our Calendar of Events to see what's coming up!

Legislative Advocacy – SCPhA has a team of aggressive professional lobbyists that represent South Carolina's pharmacists and pharmacy technicians from all practice settings at the State House. Our Board of Directors, House of Delegates and Legislative Committee meet regularly to discuss changes in policy, upcoming legislative issues, and other issues that affect your profession on a daily basis. For more information about our efforts, take a look at our Legislative FAQ's.

Networking – We provide networking opportunities throughout the year. This gives pharmacists, technicians, and students the opportunity to network with others in their field. Our networking events have led to many job offers and opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Palmetto Pharmacist – The Palmetto Pharmacist is our bi-monthly journal that includes articles about hot topics in pharmacy, FREE home-study CE, announcements about upcoming events and CE opportunities, and pictures and updates on what is happening in other pharmacies across the state. 

Small Doses – Small Doses is our weekly newsletter that is sent via email every Thursday. This newsletter contains a summary of legislative issues, pharmacy news, upcoming CE opportunities and more! 

Partnerships – We have many exciting partnerships, both locally and nationally, that provide our members with discounts and preferred customer treatment. Ex.: Carowinds, Six Flags, SC Aquarium, Jim Hudson, Riverbanks Zoo, Hertz, etc.

Laurel Road, a Division of Darien Rowayton Bank – Laurel Road specializes in providing refinancing and consolidation services to pharmacists and other working professionals. Borrowers stand to save thousands by locking in these lower rates. Both undergrad and graduate student loans are eligible. Best part is, there is no application fee, no origination fee, and no prepayment penalties.

SCPhA Members receive interest rate discounts when refinancing with Laurel Road.  SCPhA has partnered with Laurel Road, a Division of Darien Rowaton Bank.

Legal Counseling – SCPhA is pleased to assist with any pharmacy law questions that you may have. Members can submit their questions via a secure form and our attorney will then follow up with you to answer your questions or determine the next steps. 

Pharmacists Mutual – Members have access to special programs and information as well as reduced rates from Pharmacists Mutual.

Preferred Event Pricing – Members receive discounted pricing to all of our events. As a member, you will also receive our promotions and specials that we run throughout the year! Take a look at the different events we offer to see what best meets your needs.

RxAlerts – Sign up for RxAlert to receive important alerts regarding prescription fraud and pharmacy safety. You can choose to receive RxAlerts by email or by fax. To learn more about this program, click here.

Student Benefits Include:

  • All of the member benefits listed above
  • Even larger discounts on events!
  • Student only social functions
  • Opportunity to participate in the Junior Board Member program  
  • Networking with other students, professors and pharmacy professionals – great for those looking for a mentor, recommendations or a job!
  • Scholarships – for events and for school!
  • AND IT’S FREE!

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Renewal date changes:
SCPhA’S membership year will no longer be September 30-October 1. Each member will be up for renewal on their anniversary date. Your anniversary date is defined as the date that your membership was processed by SCPhA.

New features:
AUTO RENEW (ANNUALLY) & AUTO DRAFT (MONTHLY)
Auto Renew (annually): available to everyone! You must opt in to take advantage. It is not an automatic feature.
Auto Draft (monthly): this option is available for pharmacist and associate members at any of the membership levels listed below. Excludes technicians, retired, joint and first year memberships.You must
 opt in to take advantage. It is not an automatic feature.

Membership levels (for pharmacist and associate members only): 
   


 

 

 

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