Rhode Island Pharmacists Association

2020 RI Pharmacy Foundation Kimberly McDonough Spring Seminar - 5 Live Contact Hours (0.5 CEU) MAY 6 2020 @ Radisson Hotel Warwick, RI

  • Wednesday, May 06, 2020
  • 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Radisson Hotel, Warwick, RI
  • 75

Registration

  • 1 complimentary registration to the event for Exhibitors. Contact Ken @ KCorreia3@lifespan.org for registration code.

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*Registration is Open for Spring Seminar!*

Click here to register now http://ripharmacists.org/event-3746120


The Rhode Island Pharmacists Association
is excited to announce the 
Annual
2020 Kimberly McDonough Spring Seminar


MAY 6 2019 @ Radisson Hotel Warwick, RI 

7:30AM - 3:00PM

It's almost here!  Join us for great continuing education and networking. 

In order to receive complimentary registration for pharmacist members, registration and membership dues must be received by Wednesday, April 29th.

Are you a pharmacist or technician in need of continuing education?  Register today for the RIPF Kimberly McDonough Spring Seminar!  This is a locally sponsored educational event that will give you a chance to get last minute LIVE CE and network with colleagues and friends. This 5 CREDIT program includes law & immunization credits to satisfy all area state requirements.             


Rhode Island Pharmacists Association / Foundation

Spring Seminar – May 6th, 2020

Program Titles and Learning Objectives

Agenda

7:30-8:00 AM, Registration & Coffee

8-8:15 AM, Opening Remarks

8:15-9:15 AM,

The Pharmacist Role in Biologic Drug Safety and Preventative Care

Allison Zuern PharmD, Katherine Corsi PharmD

9:15-10:15 AM,

“It’s the Law: Overview of the Recent Updates to Rhode Island Pharmacy Law”

Alex Gianfrancesco PharmD, Emily Bitton PharmD,

10:15-10:30 AM,Break

10:30-11:30 AM,

Immunization Patient Safety

Jennifer Paolini PharmD, Olivia Schlottman PharmD, MBA

11:30 AM-1 PM,Business Meeting, Lunch and Networking

1:00-2:00 PM,

Pharmacy Informatics: the Human Variable

Vishal Amin PharmD, Selvin Soby PharmD

2:00-3:00 PM,

Caring for the Complex Patient: Managing patients with Diabetes, Heart Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease

Joseph Bizier PharmD, Ralph Riello PharmD, Kelley Sanzen PharmD

3:15 PM,Adjournment


This event is accredited for both pharmacists and technicians.

**This event is complimentary to all dues paying pharmacist members in good standing with RIPA.**

  • Pharmacist Member $0 -> COMPLIMENTARY 
  • Pharmacist Non-Member – $129.99
  • Student – $25.00
  • Technician Member – $19.99
  • Technician Non-Member – $59.99

*Registration is Open for Spring Seminar!*

Click here to register now http://ripharmacists.org/event-3746120




Program 1, Corsi/Zuern (Patient Safety)

Title: The Pharmacist’s  Role in Biologic Drug Safety and Preventative Care


Pharmacists ACPE UAN 0060-9999-20-013-L05-P 1.0 Contact hour (0.10 CEUS) (Patient Safety)

Pharmacy Technicians ACPE UAN 0060-9999-20-013-L05-T 1.0 Contact hour (0.10 CEUS)


Pharmacist:

1. Identify biologic medications used in treating inflammatory diseases

2. Summarize drug safety concerns surrounding the use of biologic medications

3. Identify appropriate immunizations for patients based on disease state and biologic agent

4. Interpret lab findings to ensure safe biologic drug therapy

5. Discuss drug safety/preventative care plan recommendations from patient cases

 

Technician:

1. List vaccines that may be unsafe for patients on biologic drug therapy

2. Identify patients requiring immunization intervention based on their biologic drug therapy


Program 2, Bitton/Gianfrancesco (Law)

Title: “It’s the Law:  Overview of the Recent Updates to Rhode Island Pharmacy Law”

Pharmacists ACPE UAN 0060-9999-20-014-L03-P 1.0 Contact hour (0.10 CEUS) (Law)

Pharmacy Technicians ACPE UAN 0060-9999-20-014-L03-T 1.0 Contact hour (0.10 CEUS)


Pharmacist:

  • Differentiate and distinguish between proposed and current regulations

  • Assess trends related to pharmacy law updates

  • Summarize newly enforced policies

  • Describe the effect of new policies on pharmacy practice in a multitude of settings

  • Explain practical approaches to proactively and effectively implement updates into current pharmacy practice

Technician

  • Review the pharmacy technician’s role in implementing updates into current practice

  • Describe effective strategies for conveying regulation changes to patients


Program 3, Paolini/Schlottman (Immunization)

Title: Immunization Patient Safety

Pharmacists ACPE UAN 0060-9999-20-015-L06-P 1.0 Contact hour (0.10 CEUS) (Immunization)

Pharmacy Technicians ACPE UAN 0060-9999-20-015-L06-T 1.0 Contact hour (0.10 CEUS)


Pharmacist:

  1. Explain the potential risks and consequences of immunizations if they are provided to a patient incorrectly.   

  2. Discuss the most common immunization errors. 

  3. List examples of the impact these errors can have on patients and pharmacists.

  4. Discuss potential mitigation strategies to avoid immunizations errors in the pharmacy.

  5. Describe how to document and report immunization errors. 

  6. Identify key communication skills essential to the immunizer's healthcare practice including responding to vaccine hesitant patients.

Technician:

1. Discuss the most common immunization errors. 

2. Describe the impact these errors can have on patients and pharmacists.



Program 4, Amin/Soby 

Title: Pharmacy Informatics: the Human Variable


Pharmacists ACPE UAN 0060-9999-20-016-L04-P 1.0 Contact hour (0.10 CEUS)

Pharmacy Technicians ACPE UAN 0060-9999-20-016-L04-T 1.0 Contact hour (0.10 CEUS)

 

Pharmacist:

  • Describe the impact of pharmacy informatics on medication use workflows

  • Summarize how pharmacy informaticists contribute to organizational value

  • Identify the most commonly used clinical decision support tools and strategies

  • Review real-world use cases for the utilization of informatics best practices

  • Illustrate how clinicians work with informaticists to improve patient outcomes


Technician:

  • Define Pharmacy Informatics (Technician)

  • Explain the role of a pharmacy informaticists and the informatics team (Technician)






Program 5, Bizier/Riello/Sanzen 

Title: Caring for the Complex Patient: Managing patients with Diabetes, Heart Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease

Pharmacists ACPE UAN 0060-9999-20-017-L01-P 1.0 Contact hour (0.10 CEUS)

Pharmacy Technicians ACPE UAN 0060-9999-20-017-L01-T 1.0 Contact hour (0.10 CEUS)


Pharmacist:

 

1. Assess for gaps in medical treatment for the complex patient with Diabetes, Heart Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease

2. Describe barriers which preclude patients from achieving Guideline directed medical therapy (GDMT) such as socioeconomic, adverse effects, pill burden etc.

3. Develop a plan to optimize medication therapy, weighing patient-specific risks and benefits.

4. Recognize the emerging role of SGLT-2 inhibitors for use in heart failure beyond comorbid diabetes management.

5. Discuss best practices to optimize guideline directed therapy for heart failure patients across the care continuum.

 

 

Technician:

 

1. Identify complex patients with Diabetes, Heart Failure and Chronic Kidney disease based on review of a medication list.

2. Identify select antihyperglycemic agents newly being prescribed for patients without diabetes mellitus type 2.



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