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2019 Conference for Pharmacy Technicians (Spartanburg, SC)


Corporate Education
presents:
2019 Conference for Pharmacy Technicians

To register for this conference, visit www.spartanburgregional.com/ceevents for online registration.  Registration deadline is February 28!

Presenter:  Kristy L. Brittain, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, Associate Professor & Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina

 
   
Thursday, March 7
AM Session: 7:30am – 12:30pm and/or PM Session: 1:00pm – 6:00pm
Note: You have the option to attend one session: AM or PM for 4.0 contact hours or attend a full day for 8.0 contact hours.
 
Registration: 7:30am and 1:00pm (Program starts promptly at: 7:55am and 1:25pm)

Location:  Heart Center Auditorium, Spartanburg Medical Center, 101 East Wood St., Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303
 
 
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:  The goal of this program is to provide pharmacy technicians, regardless of their practice setting, with the basic knowledge and tools to assist them in providing quality care to their clients and to update their knowledge and skill sets.
SPEAKER INFORMATION:  Dr. Brittain earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from Wilkes University, Pennsylvania and completed post graduate year at Campbell University and Kerr Drug, NC.  She is a member of numerous state and national pharmacy organizations and has held several leadership positions. She is board-certified in Pharmacotherapy (BCPS) and is a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE). 
DISCLOSURE:  The speaker and the planning committee have disclosed that they do not have relevant financial relationships with commercial interests and do not anticipate discussing unlabeled uses of any commercial or investigational products.
 
 
Morning Session
 
Medication Error Reporting
ACPE UAN 0062-9999-19-038-L05-T, 0.1 CEUs
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1.  Discuss the importance of reporting medication errors
2.  List the most common types of medication errors
3.  Identify strategies to minimize the most common medication errors made by pharmacy technicians
 
Pain and Controlled Substances
ACPE UAN 062-9999-19-039-L03-T, 0.1 CEUs
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1.  Outline goals for acute and chronic pain management
2.  Discuss therapy options for treating pain, including opioids, non-opioid medications and adjuvant therapies and associated legal requirements for use
3.  Discuss appropriate storage, disposal and overdose risk prevention with opioids
 
Oral Health
ACPE UAN 0062-9999-19-040-L01-T, 0.1 CEUs
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1.  Describe the importance of oral care, including preventative oral hygiene
2.  Compare and contrast available OTC products for oral care and preventative oral hygiene
3.  Identify red flags in oral health that warrant referral to a dental professional
 
Essential Nutrients and Vitamins
ACPE UAN 0062-9999-19-041-L01-T, 0.1 CEUs
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1.  List common nutritional deficiencies and products commonly used to treat
2.  Identify product composition, including supplemental fact labeling and associated terminology
3.  Discuss resources available to find information regarding nutrients, vitamins and herbal products
 
 
Afternoon Session
 
Medication Safety in Community Pharmacy
ACPE UAN 0062-9999-19-042-L05-T, 0.1 CEUs
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1.  Identify opportunities for reducing patient harm with prescribing, storing, preparing, dispensing and administering medications
2.  Utilize available tools to complete a medication safety self-assessment for community/ambulatory pharmacy or other practice setting
 
The Opioid Crisis
ACPE UAN 0062-9999-19-043-L03-T, 0.1 CEUs
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1.  Describe the opioid epidemic in the United States and specifically within South Carolina
2.  Identify methods to reduce opioid use among specific populations
3.  Educate the public and health care community on efforts to assist in the opioid epidemic
 
Insomnia & Sleep
ACPE UAN 0062-9999-19-044-L01-T, 0.1 CEUs
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1.  Describe appropriate non-pharmacologic treatments for insomnia
2.  Compare and contrast available OTC treatment options for insomnia
3.  Discuss safety issues with OTC insomnia products
 
Immunization Update
ACPE UAN 0062-9999-19-045-L06-T, 0.1 CEUs
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1.  Discuss the collective role of health care professionals in immunization practices
2.  Summarize recent changes to ACIP and CDC recommendations for adults
3.  Obtain patient-specific information to identify vaccine needs or contraindications

Date: Mar 7, 2019 07:30 AM - 06:00 PM

CE Hours

8.00

CE Units

0.800

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)

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System

Requirements for CE Credit

To claim credit, participants must sign-in at the beginning of the session and attend the entire session.  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:
  • Discuss the importance of reporting medication errors
  • List the most common types of medication errors
  • Identify strategies to minimize the most common medication errors made by pharmacy technicians

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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

Activity Number

0062-9999-19-038-L05-T
Date: 03/07/19
Time: 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

CE Hours

1.00
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Outline goals for acute and chronic pain management
  • Discuss therapy options for treating pain, including opioids, non-opioid medications and adjuvant therapies and associated legal requirements for use
  • Discuss appropriate storage, disposal and overdose risk prevention with opioids

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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

Activity Number

0062-9999-19-039-L03-T
Date: 03/07/19
Time: 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

CE Hours

1.00
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Describe the importance of oral care, including preventative oral hygiene
  2. Compare and contrast available OTC products for oral care and preventative oral hygiene
  3. Identify red flags in oral health that warrant referral to a dental professional

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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

Activity Number

0062-9999-19-040-L01-T
Date: 03/07/19
Time: 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

CE Hours

1.00
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. List common nutritional deficiencies and products commonly used to treat
  2. Identify product composition, including supplemental fact labeling and associated terminology
  3. Discuss resources available to find information regarding nutrients, vitamins and herbal products

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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

Activity Number

0062-9999-19-041-L01-T
Date: 03/07/19
Time: 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

CE Hours

1.00
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Identify opportunities for reducing patient harm with prescribing, storing, preparing, dispensing and administering medications
  2. Utilize available tools to complete a medication safety self-assessment for community/ambulatory pharmacy or other practice setting

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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

Activity Number

0062-9999-19-042-L05-T
Date: 03/07/19
Time: 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

CE Hours

1.00
 

 

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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

Activity Number

0062-9999-19-043-L03-T
Date: 03/07/19
Time: 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

CE Hours

1.00
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Describe appropriate non-pharmacologic treatments for insomnia
  2. Compare and contrast available OTC treatment options for insomnia
  3. Discuss safety issues with OTC insomnia products

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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

Activity Number

0062-9999-19-044-L01-T
Date: 03/07/19
Time: 03:45 PM - 04:45 PM

CE Hours

1.00
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Discuss the collective role of health care professionals in immunization practices
  2. Summarize recent changes to ACIP and CDC recommendations for adults
  3. Obtain 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

0062-9999-19-045-L06-T
Date: 03/07/19
Time: 04:45 PM - 05:45 PM

CE Hours

1.00