Continuing Education

               Pharmacy Continuing Education Seminar

Learn about the latest hot topics from the comfort of your own home via webinar !

Saturday, April 20, 2019
8 am– 12 pm Central Time 

Webinar only

 

4 Live CE Hours (0.4 CEUs) for Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Interns, & Students

The seminar has the following continuing education: ACPE (Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians)

Last day to register is 4/19/2019 at 11:59 pm Pacific Time

Assessing and Addressing Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)

 UAN: 0156-9999-19-143-L01-P & 0156-9999-19-143-L01-T

At the completion of this activity, the pharmacist participant will be able to:

  • Explain CDC opioid recommendations and benefits of implementation.
  • Identify appropriate and alternate non-pharmacological treatments
  • Discuss how to communicate treatment strategies using patient centered approach
  • Describe risk mitigation strategies when treating chronic pain
  • Summarize how to properly dose and titrate opioid to reduce dependency risk
  • List quality improvement strategies and tools to incorporate guideline recommendations

At the completion of this activity, the technician participant will be able to:

  • Explain CDC opioid recommendations and benefits of implementation.
  • Summarize how to assist pharmacists in identifying suspected opioid use disorder.
  • List quality improvement strategies and tools to incorporate guideline recommendations

Januari Lewis, PharmD

Pharmacy Professionals Addressing a Growing Concern: Patient Medication Non-Adherence Associated with Rising Prescription Drug Prices in the U.S.

UAN: 0156-9999-19-144-L04-P & 0156-9999-19-144-L04-T

At the completion of this activity, the pharmacist participant will be able to:

  • Define prescription medication non-adherence.
  • Identify the most commonly cited reasons for prescription medication non-adherence in the United States.
  • Describe how drug pricing is determined in the United States.
  • Identify which disease states are more likely to be associated with high prescription drug prices.
  • Identify programs in the United States designed to help lower or supplement prescription drug costs.

At the completion of this activity, the technician participant will be able to:

  • Define prescription medication non-adherence.
  • Identify the most commonly cited reasons for prescription medication non-adherence in the United States.
  • Describe how drug pricing is determined in the United States.
  • Identify which disease states are more likely to be associated with high prescription drug prices.
  • Identify programs in the United States designed to help lower or supplement prescription drug costs.

Inga Shivers, RPh and Kathryn Mathews Cox, PharmD, BCPS, BCCP

Facing the Growing Threat of for Multi-Drug Resistant Gram Negative infections in North Texas – A Pharmacist’s Perspective

UAN: 0156-9999-19-145-L01-P & 0156-9999-19-145-L01-T

At the completion of this activity, the pharmacist participant will be able to:

  • Describe the classification of bacterial resistance
  • Describe the classification of Gram Negative (GN) bacteria
  • List the mechanisms of GN Resistance
  • List the treatment options for multi-drug resistant (MDRO) GN organisms
  • Summarize the pharmacist’s role in improving patient outcomes in treatment plans.

At the completion of this activity, the technician participant will be able to:

  • Describe the difference between Gram Positive (GP) and GN organisms
  • Describe the classification of GN bacteria
  • Describe the classification of bacterial resistance
  • List the treatment options for MDRO GN organisms
  • Summarize the Pharmacy Technician’s role in compounding antibiotics

Sanjay M. Abraham, B.Pharm, M.Pharm, M.S., RPh, M.S. (MGMT), Ph.D

Exploring Opportunities for Physician-Pharmacist Collaborations

UAN: 0156-9999-19-146-L04-P & 0156-9999-19-146-L04-T

At the completion of this activity, the pharmacist participant will be able to:

  • Discuss interprofessional trends in healthcare education
  • Discuss pharmacists’ roles in Medication Therapy Management (MTM)
  • Discuss pharmacists’ roles in Transitions of Care (TOC)
  • Discuss Collaborative Practice Agreements (CPA)
  • Describe opportunities to partner with physicians or other pharmacists
  • Review pharmacist-led or collaborative approaches to better patient outcomes

At the completion of this activity, the technician participant will be able to:

  • Discuss interprofessional trends in healthcare education
  • Identify pharmacy technician roles within Medication Therapy Management (MTM)
  • Discuss pharmacy Technician opportunities in Transitions of Care (TOC)
  • Discuss Collaborative Practice Agreements (CPA)
  • Describe opportunities to partner with pharmacists and/or physicians
  • Review pharmacist-led or collaborative approaches to better patient outcomes

Frank North, PharmD, MPA, RPh

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