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2020 Conference for Pharmacy Technicians (Spartanburg, SC)


Corporate Education
presents:
2020 Conference for Pharmacy Technicians

To register for this conference, visit Eventbrite for online registration.  Registration deadline is March 9!

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

 
   
Thursday, March 12
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
 
Morning Session
 
Medication Safety: Error, Human Factors and Harm Workshop
ACPE UAN 0062-9999-20-027-L05-T, 0.2 CEUs
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Describe a framework for improving patient safety
  2. Identify elements of a culture of safety and models of error
  3. Discuss human factors and their impact on our daily actions
  4. Apply knowledge to a human factors exercise
  5. Assess a safety scenario/event and recommend a plan of action to improve medication safety
  6. Describe and practice skills in defining safe systems
 
Immunization Update 2020
ACPE UAN 0062-9999-20-028-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. Discuss and share recent activity of influenza within South Carolina and the nation
  3. Summarize recent changes to ACIP and CDC recommendations for adults
  4. Obtain patient-specific information to identify vaccine needs or contraindications
 
Law: The “Third Class” of Drugs
ACPE UAN 0062-9999-20-029-L03-T, 0.1 CEUs
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Discuss regulatory and legal aspects of distribution of non-prescription drugs in the United States
  2. Define the "third class" of drugs and how this is practiced in other countries
  3. Identify current restrictions on the de facto third class of drugs, including pseudoephedrine, naloxone, emergency contraception, and vaccines
  4. Discuss practices and potential expansion of the de facto third class of drugs in the United States
 
 
Afternoon Session
 
Law: Holistic Therapies & Legal Oversight
ACPE UAN 0062-9999-20-030-L03-T, 0.1 CEUs
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Define complementary, alternative and integrative medicine practices
  2. Discuss the regulation of natural products, including associated laws that govern the sale of natural products
  3. Discuss legal implications associated with the use and sale of CBD
 
Medication Safety: Safety of Holistic Therapies
ACPE UAN 0062-9999-20-031-L05-T, 0.1 CEUs
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Identify and discuss potential patient practices that may increase risk
  2. Identify credible information resources regarding holistic therapies
  3. Discuss safety and efficacy of selected holistic therapies used today
 
Home Testing & Diagnostics
ACPE UAN 0062-9999-20-032-L01-T, 0.1 CEUs
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Discuss trends in home testing and diagnostics
  2. Identify and discuss home test kits that aid in the detection of: pregnancy, fertility, colorectal cancer, UTIs, HIV, hepatitis C and illicit drug use
 
What’s New in Asthma and COPD
ACPE UAN 0062-9999-20-033-L01-T, 0.1 CEUs
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Identify new medications and devices for use in asthma and COPD
  2. Discuss associated drug information for medications and devices regarding storage, administration, dispensing and adherence
  3. Discuss the role of the pharmacy technician in improving patient adherence to asthma and COPD medications

Date: Mar 12, 2020 07:30 AM - 06:00 PM

CE Hours

8.00

CE Units

0.800

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.

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:
  • Describe a framework for improving patient safety
  • Identify elements of a culture of safety and models of error
  • Discuss human factors and their impact on our daily actions
  • Apply knowledge to a human factors exercise
  • Assess a safety scenario/event and recommend a plan of action to improve medication safety
  • Describe and practice skills in defining safe systems

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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

Activity Number

0062-9999-20-027-L05-T
Date: 03/12/20
Time: 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM

CE Hours

2.00
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Discuss the collective role of health care professionals in immunization practices
  • Discuss and share recent activity of influenza within South Carolina and the nation
  • Summarize recent changes to ACIP and CDC recommendations for adults
  • 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

0062-9999-20-028-L06-T
Date: 03/12/20
Time: 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

CE Hours

1.00
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Discuss regulatory and legal aspects of distribution of non-prescription drugs in the United States
  • Define the "third class" of drugs and how this is practiced in other countries
  • Identify current restrictions on the de facto third class of drugs, including pseudoephedrine, naloxone, emergency contraception, and vaccines
  • Discuss practices and potential expansion of the de facto third class of drugs in the United States

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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

Activity Number

0062-9999-20-029-L03-T
Date: 03/12/20
Time: 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

CE Hours

1.00
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Define complementary, alternative and integrative medicine practices
  • Discuss the regulation of natural products, including associated laws that govern the sale of natural products
  • Discuss legal implications associated with the use and sale of CBD

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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

Activity Number

0062-9999-20-030-L03-T
Date: 03/12/20
Time: 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

CE Hours

1.00
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Identify and discuss potential patient practices that may increase risk
  • Identify credible information resources regarding holistic therapies
  • Discuss safety and efficacy of selected holistic therapies used today

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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

Activity Number

0062-9999-20-031-L05-T
Date: 03/12/20
Time: 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

CE Hours

1.00
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Discuss trends in home testing and diagnostics
  • Identify and discuss home test kits that aid in the detection of: pregnancy, fertility, colorectal cancer, UTIs, HIV, hepatitis C and illicit drug use

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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

Activity Number

0062-9999-20-032-L01-T
Date: 03/12/20
Time: 03:45 PM - 04:45 PM

CE Hours

1.00
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Identify new medications and devices for use in asthma and COPD
  • Discuss associated drug information for medications and devices regarding storage, administration, dispensing and adherence
  • Discuss the role of the pharmacy technician in improving patient adherence to asthma and COPD medications

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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

Activity Number

0062-9999-20-033-L01-T
Date: 03/12/20
Time: 04:45 PM - 05:45 PM

CE Hours

1.00