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USC COP Annual Continuing Education Conference (Technicians)


University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy
Annual Continuing Education Conference
 
Saturday, January 12, 2019 
8:00 am to 4:05 pm
 
Location:  University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy, Coker Life Sciences Room 215, 715 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC  29208
 
Target Audience:  Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
 
Speakers and Topics:
*  Please scroll down and expand all topics to view specific learning objectives for pharmacists and technicians
Jordan Cooler, PharmD; Clinical Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy
Pain Management: Considerations During the Opioid Overdose Epidemic
(8:30 am-9:30 am)
Betsy Blake, PharmD, BCPS; Director of Interprofessional Education and Clinical Associate Professor, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy; Co-Chair, Interprofessional Education for the Health Sciences, University of South Carolina
Updates in Diabetes Management
(9:35 am-11:05 am)
Karen McGee, PharmD, CDE, BCGP; Geriatrics Faculty, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy; Clinical Pharmacist, Palmetto SeniorCare PACE
Medication Safety in Older Adults
(11:15 am-12:15 am)
Patricia H. Fabel, PharmD, BCPS; Executive Director, Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center; Clinical Associate Professor, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy
Immunization Update 2019
(1:30 pm-2:30 pm)
Brandon Bookstaver, PharmD, FCCP, FIDSA, BCPS; Associate Professor and Director of Residency & Fellowship Training, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy; Infectious Diseases PGY2 and Clinical Fellowship Director, USC/Palmetto Health
A Baker's Dozen of Top Developments in Infectious Diseases in 2018
(2:35 pm-4:05 pm)
 
Registration Information:
  • Registration will remain open until January 4th, 2019 at 8:00 am
  • Register online at https://cop.sc.learningexpressce.com - scroll down and select "Register Now" within the program!
Registration Fees:
  • Fees include continental breakfast and lunch
  • Early registration prior to December 28, 2018:
    • Pharmacists:  $110                    
    • Pharmacy technicians:  $80
  • Registration after December 28, 2018 will increase by $10:
    • Pharmacists:  $120                   
    • Pharmacy technicians:  $90
  • Please note that fees will appear as “Learning Express” on your credit card statement
Cancellations:  USC COP reserves the right to cancel the entire program.  In the event of a cancellation, each participant will be notified via email prior to the program and a full tuition refund will be made.  All refunds should be requested in writing on or before December 28, 2018 and will be subject to a $10 administrative fee. No cancellation requests will be accepted after December 28, 2018.
 
Accreditation:  The University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 
 
This program has been accredited for 6.0 live contact hours (0.6 CEUs) for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.  Five hours qualify as “drug therapy or patient management”, and one hour is designed to combat the opioid epidemic through pain management and “approved procedures for monitoring controlled substances”.  One hour is accredited as “medication safety”, a requirement for PTCB recertification for pharmacy technicians.
 
Participants must sign in at the program and have attendance verified.  Participants must complete online evaluations within 30 days to facilitate transmission to the CPE Monitor.  Failure to provide correct and/or complete information may result in your activity not being reported to the CPE Monitor. ACPE requires that all credit be claimed and reported within 60 days after the live event. This is an application-based learning activity.
 

Date: Jan 12, 2019 08:30 AM - 04:05 PM

Fee

$80.00

CE Hours

6.00

CE Units

0.600

Registration closes on Jan 04, 2019 08:00 AM

Activity Type

  • Application

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.

Requirements for CE Credit

 Participants must sign in upon arrival and have attendance verified.
 
To claim credit for this activity, participants must complete the online program evaluation and must update their accounts to properly reflect their month/day of birth and correct NABP e-Profile ID.  To register with NABP or look up your NABP e-Profile ID, please click on the CPE Monitor logo below to be directed to their site. 
 
Credit that is claimed greater than 60 days from the date of the program will be automatically rejected by the CPE Monitor.  Claiming credit within 30 days of the live program will ensure that any issues with transmission to the CPE Monitor can be rectified in advance of the 60-day deadline.  If you would like a paper statement of credit, you may print an individual statement or a transcript from your NABP e-Profile.
 
 

 

 

 

   

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify risk factors for opioid overdose.
2. Distinguish between available buprenorphine products.
3. Compare and contrast non-opioid pain management strategies.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Jordan Cooler, PharmD
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0062-0000-19-003-L01-T
Date: 01/12/19
Time: 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. Compare different classes/agents available to treat type 2 diabetes.
2. Explain the importance of incorporating lifestyle modifications in patients with diabetes.
3. Discuss updated guidelines for patients with diabetes including appropriate recommendations and schedules for blood glucose monitoring.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Betsy Blake, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Interprofessional Education, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0062-0000-19-004-L01-T
Date: 01/12/19
Time: 09:35 AM - 11:05 AM

CE Hours

1.50
   

   

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. Describe the prevalence of adverse drug events in older adults.
2. Define poly-pharmacy and deprescribing.
3. Identify high risk medications in older adults.
4. Utilize learned geriatric principles to promote safe and effective medication use among older adults.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Karen McGee, PharmD, CDE, BCP
Geriatrics Faculty, USC College of Pharmacy; Clinical Pharmacist, Palmetto SeniorCare PACE, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0062-0000-19-005-L05-T
Date: 01/12/19
Time: 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. Advocate for patients receiving all recommended immunizations.
2. Explain the technician??s role in providing immunizations.
3. Identify strategies to improve vaccination rates.
4. Summarize updates to national immunization recommendations.
5. Review proper vaccine storage and handling.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Patricia Fabel, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Associate Professor and the Executive Director of the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0062-0000-19-006-L06-T
Date: 01/12/19
Time: 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify the importance of infectious disease treatment guidelines and policies.
2. Recognize newly approved antimicrobials.
3. Identify emerging pathogens both nationally and globally.
4. Examine opportunities for pharmacy technicians to impact the management of infectious diseases.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

P. Brandon Bookstaver, PharmD, FCCP, FIDSA, BCPS
Associate Professor and Director of Residency & Fellowship Training, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0062-0000-19-007-L01-T
Date: 01/12/19
Time: 02:35 PM - 04:05 PM

CE Hours

1.50