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UofSC COP Annual Continuing Education Conferences 2021 (Multiple Virtual Opportunities - Up to 12 Live Hours!)

Annual Continuing Education Conferences
Virtual via Zoom
Saturday, March 13, 2021 (8:45 am - 4:05 pm EST)
Wednesday, March 17, March 24, March 31, April 7, April 14, and April 21 (8:00-9:00 pm EST)
This page serves as the landing page for all of our annual CE offerings - 
please click here to view the detailed PDF flyer to help you select the programming you'd like to attend!

To register for a specific set of programming, please click on the link below! 
You will be asked to sign in or create an account in order to register.
Registration Links for Pharmacists

Registration Links for Pharmacy Technicians

(Total of 12 live* hours and 1 home study hour)
(Total of 12 live* hours and 1 home study hour)
(Total of 6 live* hours and 1 home study hour)
(Total of 6 live* hours and 1 home study hour)
(Total of 6 live* hours and 1 home study hour)
(Total of 6 live* hours and 1 home study hour)
(1 hour each)
(1 hour each)
*Can't make a single date/activity?  Registration for live programming gives automatic free access to the home study activity after the live date!

Speakers and Topics:
*  Please click here to view all session learning objectives, or view them at the individual registration links above!
Live Programming on March 13, 2021
8:45 am - 10:00 am
Sugar, We’re Going Down:  The Role of Continuous Glucose Monitoring in the Management of Diabetes
Betsy Blake, PharmD, BCPS; 
Director of Interprofessional Education and Clinical Associate Professor, UofSC COP; Co-Chair, Interprofessional Education for the Health Sciences, UofSC
10:05 am-11:05 am
Guideline Review and Case Evaluation of Diabetes Mellitus in Older Adults
Karen McGee, PharmD, CDE, BCGP; 
Clinical Associate Professor, UofSC COP; 
Clinical Pharmacist, Palmetto SeniorCare PACE
11:10 am-12:25 pm
Breathe Easier: Updates in Lung Cancer Treatment for the Non-Oncology Pharmacist
Megan Tran, PharmD; 
Clinical Assistant Professor, UofSC COP; Oncology Clinical Pharmacist, Prisma Health Richland
1:25 pm-2:40 pm
How to Save a Life: Assessing and Supporting Patients with Opioid Use Disorders
Jordan Cooler, PharmD, BCPP; 
Clinical Assistant Professor, UofSC COP; Psychiatric Pharmacist, UofSC Student Health Center
2:45 pm-4:05 pm
When You Are More Batman than Superman: Pharmacists as First Responders in the Community
Kyle Weant, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, FCCP; 
Clinical Assistant Professor, UofSC COP; Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Prisma Health Richland
Live Programming on Wednesday Evenings from 8:00-9:00pm EST
Wednesday, March 17 Review of Novel COVID-19 Vaccines & Community Pharmacist Pandemic Preparedness
Dana Crawford, PharmD
PGY1 Community Pharmacy Resident,
UofSC COP/Medicine Mart Pharmacy
Wednesday, March 24 While You Were Quarantined:  2020 New Drug Update, Part 1
Andrew Mardis, PharmD, BCCP, BCPS
Affiliate Assistant Professor, UofSC COP; Clinical Pharmacy Specialist; Mechanical Circulatory Support & Advanced Heart Failure, Prisma Health
Wednesday, March 31 While You Were Quarantined:  2020 New Drug Update, Part 2
Andrew Mardis, PharmD, BCCP, BCPS; 
Affiliate Assistant Professor, UofSC COP Clinical Pharmacy Specialist; Mechanical Circulatory Support & Advanced Heart Failure, Prisma Health
Wednesday, April 7 It’s ta-CROH-limus, not tacro-LEE-mus:  Medication Errors in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients
Caitlin Mardis, PharmD, BCPS; 
Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Continuing Education, UofSC COP
Wednesday, April 14 Investigating Drug Interactions Through the Lens of Adverse Events
Cynthia Phillips, PharmD, CDE; 
Clinical Associate Professor, UofSC COP; 
Clinical Pharmacist, Prisma Health Richland
Wednesday, April 21      CBD:  Exploring Regulations,
Trends, and a Potential Role in the Opioid Epidemic?
Michaela Almgren, PharmD, MS; 
Clinical Assistant Professor, UofSC COP
Home Study Programming Available to Registrants for Package Deals
Primary Headache Disorders in the Community Setting
Carrie Lynch, PharmD; PGY1 Community Pharmacy Resident, UofSC COP/Hawthorne Pharmacy


Registration Fees:
Pharmacy Technicians
 All programming (Saturday, March 13 AND all  Wednesday evenings)
12 live,
1 home study
 Saturday, March 13 only
6 live,
1 home study
 All Wednesday evening programs
6 live,
1 home study
 Single Wednesday evening program
1 live each
  • *Note:  If you register for a package of live sessions and are unable to attend one of those sessions, you will automatically be given access to the home study activity for that session free of charge.  The home study activity will be available as soon as possible after the live offering and within 7 days.  Feel free to take advantage of the savings for registering for all live programming even if you’ll be unable to attend one of the sessions!
  • **PEEP Preceptors:  You will receive communication via email regarding discounted registration!
  • Please note that fees will appear as “Learning Express” on your credit card statement
Cancellations:  UofSC COP reserves the right to cancel the programming.  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 cancellations on the part of the participant and associated refunds should be requested in writing on or before the date of the activity and will be subject to a 7.5% administrative fee. No cancellation requests will be accepted after the date of the activity.
Technology Requirements:  
  • All participants must have an electronic device with a stable internet connection and working video/audio capabilities in order to participate. 
  • All activities will be held via Zoom.  Participants must download the latest version of Zoom and register for Zoom using their first and last name (to allow for registration to be verified upon admittance to the room).
  • Full Zoom system requirements, if needed, may be found here for Windows, macOS, and Linus or here for iOS, iPadOS, and Android.
  • *If you are unfamiliar with Zoom, uncomfortable with the technology, or do not have the technology needed, please contact us at so we can discuss accommodations!*
  • Please visit our website to view our policy on privacy and confidentiality of your information.
Requirements for CPE Credit: 
  • In order to have CPE Credit transmitted to the NABP CPE Monitor, participants must:
    • Be registered for the activity via this site
    • As noted above, participants must join the Zoom meeting via a computer, tablet, or mobile device which will allow for viewing of video and listening to audio. 
    • All participants should log into Zoom separately to allow for verification of attendance.  Please contact us in advance if you and another registrant will be viewing together.
    • Attend the session in its entirety (participants who log on late or leave the session early will not be eligible for credit), actively participating in all polling questions, discussions, active learning, and learning assessments.
    • Complete the electronic evaluation within 30 days following completion of the activity.  Any credit claimed greater than 60 days from the date of the program will automatically be rejected by the CPE Monitor. 

Date: Mar 13, 2021 08:45 AM - Apr 21, 2021 09:00 PM

Activity Type

  • Knowledge-Based and Application-Based

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Technicians


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.