Rhode Island Pharmacists Association

RIPA Spring Seminar - "Protecting, Marketing, and Expanding Your Practice” - 5 Live Contact Hours (.5 CEU's)!

  • Thursday, May 09, 2013
  • 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Crown Plaza, Warwick, RI

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"Protecting, Marketing, and Expanding Your Practice”

Protecting, Marketing, and Expanding Your Pharmacy Practice UAN: 0060-9999-13-32-L04-P 4.0 Contact Hours (0.4 CEUs)


7:30-8:30 AM

Registration – Continental Breakfast, Greeting

8:30-9:30 AM

Immunization Update

Heather Larch, RPh

Manager, Field Clinical Services
New England-RI, CT, MA, NH, VT, ME
Rite Aid Corporation

• Discuss the most recent reported vaccination rates among adults in the US
• List 3 important recent changes to the immunization schedules

9:30-10:30 AM

Social Media and the Practice of Pharmacy    

Cody J Midlam, PharmD, CGP

Clinical Pharmacist at ProCare HospiceCare

  • List the different types of social media amongst the current web-based technologies available
  • Describe social media platforms currently applicable to the practice of pharmacy
  • Discuss the expectations of patients currently utilizing pharmacy social media and social networks
  • Explain standard practices to maintain a social media presencewithin the current regulatory environment


10:30-10:45 AM

Break – Coffee

10:45-11:45 AM

Pharmacist Dispensed Doxycycline for Lyme Prophylaxis
Anita Jackson, PharmD

Clinical Assistant Professor

URI, College of Pharmacy

Clinical Pharmacist, Eleanor Slater Hospital

  • Describe the incidence, prevalence, and transmission of Lyme disease nationally and locally from an infectious disease and public health perspective.
  • List the acute symptoms and potential long-term sequelae of Lyme disease.
  • Identify specific methods for reducing the risk of acquiring Lyme disease, including ways to decrease tick exposure and the proper use, efficacy, and toxicity of post-exposure doxycycline.
  • Explain which patients are appropriate candidates for pharmacist initiated post-exposure doxycycline treatment under study protocol and collaborative practice agreement.


11:45-1:00 PM

Lunch, Exhibits, RIPA Membership Meeting


1:00-2:00 PM

Robbery Preparedness and Prevention
Peter Chabot

Detective, RI State Police


2:00-3:00 PM

Controlled Substances and Pharmacist Responsibilities


Patrick Kelly, PharmD

Compliance/Regulatory Chief

RI Board of Pharmacy

  • Explain the prescription drug epidemic and it’s impact in Rhode Island
  • Discuss the utility of the RI Prescription Monitoring Programand the pharmacist’s duties to maintain effective controls against diversion.
  • Identify drug scheduling updates and federal proposals.
  • Discuss the RI Controlled Substances Act with respect to Prescriptions (sec 3.18)
  • Explain regulations for sterile & non-sterile compounding
Pharmacy Law Update UAN: 0060-9999-13-33-L03-P 1.0 Contact Hour (0.1 CEUs)


*Learning Objectives apply to pharmacy technicians

1. Discuss the most recent reported vaccination rates among adults in the US.

2. Describe the incidence, prevalence, and transmission of Lyme disease nationally and locally from an infectious disease and public health perspective.

3. List the different types of social media amongst the current web-based technologies available.

4. Describe the social media platforms currently applicable to the practice of pharmacy.

5. Explain the prescription drug epidemic and its impact in Rhode Island.




TARGET AUDIENCE: This learning activity is intended for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and other interested health care providers.

CONTINUING PHARMACY EDUCATION INFORMATION

The University of Rhode Island, College of Pharmacy, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Attendance and completion of online evaluations and self-assessment tools at the conclusion of the program are required for issuance of a statement of credit. This is a knowledge-based learning activity.

PROGRAM EVALUATION: Participants must login to the URI Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Management System at https://www.uripharmacycpd.org/ to complete evaluations and print statements of credit. Online evaluations, available at the conclusion of the program, will be available for 30 days following the live activity. Access codes will be given at the conclusion of the learning activity; learners must be present for the full session to receive the online evaluation access code and receive credit for that session.

Rhode Island Pharmacists Association ∙ 1643 Warwick Ave PMB 113, Warwick, RI 02889 ∙ Phone: (401) 684-1874 ∙ Fax: (888) 697-4887

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