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February 1 and 22: UofSC COP Annual Continuing Education Conferences (PHARMACY TECHNICIANS)


University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy
Annual Continuing Education Conference
Day 1 and Day 2:  Registration for Pharmacy Technicians
 
Saturday, February 1, 2020 AND Saturday, February 22, 2020
8:00 am to 4:05 pm
 
Please note that this is the page to register for BOTH conferences (Saturday, February 1 AND Saturday, February 22) for a discounted rate!  Please click here to visit the registration page for ONLY February 1, 2020 only and click here to visit the registration page for ONLY February 22, 2020.
 
 
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 or pharmacy technicians
 
Live Programming on February 1, 2020
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
Overcoming Migraines:  Novel Medications to Treat and Prevent Migraines 
(8:30 am-10:00 am)
Michaela Almgren, PharmD, MS; Clinical Assistant Professor,
University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy
New Approaches to Pain Management: Multimodal Opioid-Free Analgesia
(10:15 am-11:15 am)
Karen McGee, PharmD, CDE, BCGP; Clinical Associate Professor, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy; Clinical Pharmacist, Palmetto SeniorCare PACE
Dementia and Behavioral Disturbances in the Geriatric Population
(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
The Value of Integrating Pharmacists into Primary Care
(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/Prisma Health Richland
Top 10 Infectious Diseases Topics of 2019 
(2:35 pm-4:05 pm)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Live Programming on February 22, 2020
Jordan Cooler, PharmD, BCPP; Clinical Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy; Psychiatric Pharmacist, University of South Carolina Student Health Center
Drugs of Abuse: A Focused Update on Abuse and Monitoring 
(8:30 am-9:30 am)
Julie Sease, PharmD, FCCP; Senior Associate Dean and Professor, 
University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy
Hypertension: Classification, Management, and Monitoring of the Most Common Disease State
(9:45 am-10:45 am)
Cynthia Phillips, PharmD, CDE; Clinical Associate Professor, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy; Clinical Pharmacist, Prisma Health Richland
Determining Decisions and Deciphering Dilemmas in Dyslipidemia with Updated
American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Cholesterol Guidelines
(10:50 am-11:50 am)
Brie Dunn, PharmD; Associate Dean for Outcomes Assessment & 
Accreditation and Clinical Associate Professor, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy
Beyond Diabetes: Benefits of SGLT2 Inhibitors and GLP-1 Agonists
(12:45 pm-1:45 pm)
Hana Rac Winders, PharmD, BCIDP; Lead Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist, Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative of South Carolina (ASC- SC); Clinical Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy
Community Acquired Pneumonia Update 
(2:00 pm-3:00 pm)
Jill Michels, PharmD, DABAT; Clinical Associate Professor, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy; Managing Director, Palmetto Poison Center
Management of Pit Viper and Black Widow Envenomation 
(3:05 pm-4:05 pm)
 
 
Home Study Programming Available to All Registrants
Kathryn N. Anderson, PharmD; PGY1 Community Pharmacy Resident, Medicine Mart Pharmacy
Immunized People 2020: An Immunization Update
 
 
 

 
 
Registration Information:
  • Registration will remain open until January 24, 2020 at 8:00 am
  • Register online at https://cop.sc.learningexpressce.com - scroll down and select "Register Now" within the program!
Registration Fees:
  • Early registration prior to January 6, 2020:
    • Pharmacists (single day):  $130
    • Pharmacists (both days, 2/1 and 2/22):  $230                   
    • Pharmacy technicians (single day):  $85
    • Pharmacy technicians (both days, 2/1 and 2/22):  $140
  • Registration after January 6, 2020 will increase by $20:
    • Pharmacists (single day):  $150
    • Pharmacists (both days, 2/1 and 2/22):  $250                   
    • Pharmacy technicians (single day):  $105
    • Pharmacy technicians (both days, 2/1 and 2/22):  $160
  • Fees include continental breakfast and lunch
  • Please note that fees will appear as “Learning Express” on your credit card statement
  • PEEP Preceptors:  Prior to registering, please check your email for information from the PEEP Office on discounted registration!
 
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 January 17, 2020 and will be subject to a 7.5% administrative fee. No cancellation requests will be accepted after January 17, 2020.
 
CE Categories: 
  • The February 1 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”, with one of those hours designed to combat the opioid epidemic through pain management and “approved procedures for monitoring controlled substances”.
  • The February 22 program has been accredited for 6.0 live contact hours (0.6 CEUs) for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.  Six hours qualify as “drug therapy or patient management”, with one of those hours designed to combat the opioid epidemic through pain management and “approved procedures for monitoring controlled substances”.
  • Included in the registration is a 1 hour (0.1 CEU) home study for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. This hour serves as an immunization update for immunizing pharmacists and also qualifies as “drug therapy or patient management”.
 

Date: Feb 1, 2020 08:30 AM - Feb 22, 2020 04:05 PM

Fee

$160.00

CE Hours

13.00

CE Units

1.300

Registration closes on Jan 24, 2020 08:00 AM

Activity Type

  • Knowledge-Based and Application-Based

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. Describe migraine headaches
  2. Discuss lifestyle modifications to decrease migraine episodes
  3. Review medications to treat and prevent migraines
  4. Demonstrate the appropriate administration of injectable migraine medications

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Betsy Blake, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Interprofessional Education; Co-Chair, Interprofessional Education for the Health Sciences, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0062-0000-20-002-L01-T
Date: 02/01/20
Time: 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

CE Hours

1.50
   

   

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Review the impact of the opioid epidemic in the U.S. and SC
  2. Discuss the pathophysiology of pain
  3. Describe different types of pain and current treatment protocols
  4. Define preemptive, preventive and multimodal analgesia
  5. Explain the use of multimodal analgesia as an alternative to opioids

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Michaela Almgren, PharmD, MS
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0062-0000-20-003-L01-T
Date: 02/01/20
Time: 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Classify common types of dementia
  2. Review medications of choice for memory loss and agitation associated with dementia
  3. Evaluate patient cases and support patient care plans that emphasize patient safety

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Karen McGee, PharmD, CDE, BCGP
Clinical Associate Professor, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy and Clinical Pharmacist, Prisma Health SeniorCare PACE

Activity Number

0062-0000-20-004-L01-T
Date: 02/01/20
Time: 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Recognize the benefit of incorporating a pharmacist into primary care settings for the management of high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes
  2. Describe the economic feasibility of integrating a pharmacist into primary care settings
  3. Discuss opportunities for pharmacy technicians to support pharmacy-based services in primary care settings

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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

Activity Number

0062-0000-20-005-L04-T
Date: 02/01/20
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 diseases 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; Infectious Diseases PGY2 & Clinical Fellowship Director, Prisma Health Richland

Activity Number

0062-0000-20-006-L01-T
Date: 02/01/20
Time: 02:35 PM - 04:05 PM

CE Hours

1.50
   

 

   

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Describe best practices for identifying and mitigating drug abuse and misuse based on available data

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Jordan Cooler, PharmD, BCPP
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy; Psychiatric Pharmacist, UofSC Student Health Center

Activity Number

0062-0000-20-007-L01-T
Date: 02/22/20
Time: 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Identify blood pressure measurements that fall into the following categories: normal blood pressure, elevated blood pressure, stage 1 hypertension, or stage 2 hypertension
  2. Name antihypertensive classes that are used as initial treatment in patients with hypertension and state nonpharmacologic recommendations that may be made to help a patient lower their blood pressure
  3. Recognize appropriate pharmacotherapeutic modifications that might be made for a patient taking antihypertensive therapy when their initial regimen fails to get them to their blood pressure goal
  4. Educate a patient who will be conducting home blood pressure monitoring about the guideline-recommended way to complete this

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Julie Sease, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, CDE, BCACP
Senior Associate Dean and Professor, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0062-0000-20-008-L01-T
Date: 02/22/20
Time: 09:45 AM - 10:45 AM

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Identify specific indications for statin and non-statin therapies in patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD)
  2. Discuss issues that require pharmacist intervention in patients with ASCVD
  3. Identify potential sources of error with use of statin and non-statin therapies

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Cynthia Phillips, PharmD, CDE
Clinical Associate Professor, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy; Clinical Pharmacist, Prisma Health Richland

Activity Number

0062-0000-20-009-L01-T
Date: 02/22/20
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:50 AM

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 agonists
  2. Identify potential benefits of SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 agonists based on recent clinical trial data
  3. Compare and contrast cardiovascular and renal benefits for available SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 agonists

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Brie Dunn, PharmD
Associate Dean for Outcomes Assessment & Accreditation and Clinical Associate Professor, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0062-0000-20-010-L01-T
Date: 02/22/20
Time: 12:45 PM - 01:45 PM

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Identify the differences between the 2007 and 2019 community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) guidelines
  2. Discuss the recommendations in the new CAP guidelines
  3. Recognize the pharmacy technician's role in antimicrobial stewardship relating to the treatment of CAP

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Hana Rac Winders, PharmD, BCIDP
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy; Lead Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist, Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative of South Carolina (ASC-SC)

Activity Number

0062-0000-20-011-L01-T
Date: 02/22/20
Time: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Discuss treatment myths associated with pit viper envenomation
  2. Compare Crotalidae Polyvalent Immune Fab (Ovine) antivenom to Crotalidae Immune F(ab’)2 (Equine) antivenom
  3. Recognize treatment options for black widow spider bite

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Jill Michels, PharmD, DABAT
Clinical Associate Professor, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy; Managing Director, Palmetto Poison Center

Activity Number

0062-0000-20-012-L01-T
Date: 02/22/20
Time: 03:05 PM - 04:05 PM

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

After 2/1/19, a home study recording will be available here.
 
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Identify strategies to improve immunization rates
  2. Recall risk factors for vaccine preventable diseases
  3. Summarize updates to national immunization recommendations

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Kathryn N. Anderson, PharmD
PGY1 Community Pharmacy Resident, Medicine Mart Pharmacy

Activity Number

0062-0000-20-013-H06-T

Release Date: Feb 1, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Feb 1, 2021

CE Hours

1.00