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2018 Update for Pharmacy Technicians (Mount Pleasant)


2018 Update for Pharmacy Technicians

April 28th, 2018 - Mount Pleasant, SC

RSFH Mt. Pleasant Hospital, 1st Floor Clssroom
3500 Hwy 17 North, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466

 
To register and view all registration information including fees, visit www.lcahec.com!
 
Description:  The 2018 Pharmacy Technician Continuing Education Program will provide 4 hours of CE credit.  The session will cover: Pharmacy Law: REMS Programs, Medication Safety: Safety Considerations in Self-care, Immunization Update, and Tobacco Cessation. Attendees will participate in active learning activities to apply concepts learned through each of the individual sessions.
 
Course Instructors:  Kristy L. Brittain, PharmD, BCPS, CDE; Associate Professor, South Carolina College of Pharmacy/Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Medical University of South Carolina
 
Learning Objectives:
 
Pharmacy Law: REMS Programs (ACPE UAN 0062-9999-18-020-L03-T, 1.0 hour)
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Define and describe the purpose of Risk Evaluation & Mitigation Strategies (REMS) programs
  • List components of REMS programs
  • Identify medications that require REMS programs
  • Given a medication, describe the required actions per the REMS program
Medication Safety: Safety Considerations in Self-care (ACPE UAN 0062-9999-18-021-L05-T, 1.0 hour)
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Describe common OTC medication practices and potential issues that may arise with their use
  • Identify classes of OTC medications that are high risk for certain patient populations
  • Discuss precautions that can be used to prevent safety issues with OTCs
  • List components of drug fact labeling and identify how this information can be used to improve the safety of OTC medications
Immunization Update (ACPE UAN 0062-9999-18-022-L06-T, 1.0 hour)
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Discuss the collective role of health care professionals in immunization practices
  • Summarize recent changes to the ACIP and CDC immunization recommendations for both adults and children
  • Obtain pertinent patient-specific information to identify vaccine needs or contraindications
Tobacco Cessation (ACPE UAN 0062-9999-18-023-L01-T, 1.0 hour)
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Describe the importance of tobacco cessation
  • Define and describe tobacco cessation programs
  • Identify barriers to quitting and triggers for relapse
  • Compare and contrast available OTC treatment options for tobacco cessation
  • Discuss safety issues with OTC treatment products

Date: Apr 28, 2018 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Fee

$0.00

CE Hours

4.00

CE Units

0.400

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacy Technicians

Accreditation(s)

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
The University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Co-Sponsor(s)

Lowcountry AHEC

Requirements for CE Credit

To claim credit, participants must sign-in at the beginning of the event and attend the entire event.  No partial credit will be issued.  Participants must complete an online evaluation within 30 days (providing their correct NABP e-profile number and day/month of birth) in order to ensure credit is reported to the NABP CPE Monitor.  Any credit claimed greater than 60 days from the date of the program will not be accepted by the NABP CPE Monitor. 
                                 

 

 

 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Define and describe the purpose of Risk Evaluation & Mitigation Strategies (REMS) programs
  • List components of REMS programs
  • Identify medications that require REMS programs
  • Given a medication, describe the required actions per the REMS program

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Kristy Brittain, PharmD, BCPS, CDE
Associate Professor and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, MUSC

Activity Number

0062-9999-18-020-L03-T
Date: 04/28/18
Time: 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

CE Hours

1.00
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Describe common OTC medication practices and potential issues that may arise with their use
  • Identify classes of OTC medications that are high risk for certain patient populations
  • Discuss precautions that can be used to prevent safety issues with OTCs
  • List components of drug fact labeling and identify how this information can be used to improve the safety of OTC medications

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Kristy Brittain, PharmD, BCPS, CDE
Associate Professor and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, MUSC

Activity Number

0062-9999-18-021-L05-T
Date: 04/28/18
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

CE Hours

1.00
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
• Discuss the collective role of health care professionals in immunization practices
• Summarize recent changes to the ACIP and CDC immunization recommendations for both adults and children
• Obtain pertinent patient-specific information to identify vaccine needs or contraindications

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Kristy Brittain, PharmD, BCPS, CDE
Associate Professor and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, MUSC

Activity Number

0062-9999-18-022-L06-T
Date: 04/28/18
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

CE Hours

1.00
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
• Describe the importance of tobacco cessation
• Define and describe tobacco cessation programs
• Identify barriers to quitting and triggers for relapse
• Compare and contrast available OTC treatment options for tobacco cessation
• Discuss safety issues with OTC treatment products

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Kristy Brittain, PharmD, BCPS, CDE
Associate Professor and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, MUSC

Activity Number

0062-9999-18-023-L01-T
Date: 04/28/18
Time: 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

CE Hours

1.00