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2021 Conference for Pharmacy Technicians (Virtual Conference)


Corporate Education
presents:
2021 Conference for Pharmacy Technicians

To register for this conference, visit Eventbrite for online registration.  Registration deadline is April 28!

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

 
   
Thursday, April 29, 2021
AM Session: 8:00am – 12:30pm
and/or 
PM Session: 1:30pm – 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.
 
Program starts promptly at: 7:55am and 1:25pm respectively

Location:  Virtually
 
 
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 (CDCES). 
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 Safety: Safe Medication Practices for Patients
(ACPE UAN 0062-9999-21-058-L05-T, 1 credit hour, application-based)
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Discuss potential patient practices that may increase risk
  2. Identify credible information resources patients may utilize or reference
  3. Recommend home-based practices to improve safety during the medication use process
 
Pharmacy Law: Safe Disposal of Medications
(ACPE UAN 0062-9999-21-059-L03-T, 1 credit hour, application-based)
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Discuss the environmental impact of improper medication disposal
  2. Recommend appropriate strategies for safe disposal of medications based on the type of medication
  3. Summarize legal requirements of the DEA's Drug Disposal Act
 
Over-the-Counter Options for Pain
(ACPE UAN 0062-9999-21-060-L08-T, 1 credit hour, application-based)
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Identify patients with pain that are candidates for self-treatment
  2. Compare OTC treatment options including non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic products
  3. Identify red flags in pain management that warrant referral to a primary care or urgent care provider
 
Managing Our Time: Improving Presence & Productivity
(ACPE UAN 0062-9999-21-061-L04-T, 1 credit hour, application-based)
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Analyze your daily schedule
  2. Identify opportunities in all models, including focus, task, social, connection and recharge
  3. Set a goal to build margin to your daily schedule
  4. Create a self-care habit goal
  5. Share resources with the collective group
Afternoon Session
 
Medication Safety: Principles of Medication Safety
(ACPE UAN 0062-9999-21-062-L05-T, 1 credit hour, application-based)
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. Assess a safety scenario/event and recommend a plan of action to improve medication safety
 
Pharmacy Law: Controlled Substances and Opioids
(ACPE UAN 0062-9999-21-063-L03-T, 1 credit hour, application-based)
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Explain the risk associated with opioids and the current state of the opioid epidemic in South Carolina and the United States
  2. Describe risk reduction strategies, including the utility of prescription monitoring programs for controlled substances and overdose prevention programs
  3. Provide recommendations to patients and caregivers on appropriate storage and disposal of controlled substances
 
Immunization Update 2021
(ACPE UAN 0062-9999-21-064-L06-T, 1 credit hour, application-based)
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Discuss implications of the HHS Prep Act and associated amendments on vaccination programs
  2. Recommend appropriate practices for vaccine administration & emergency management
  3. Summarize recent changes to ACIP and CDC recommendations for pediatric & adult patients
 
Pain Management: Options Beyond Opioids
(ACPE UAN 0062-9999-21-065-L08-T, 1 credit hour, application-based)
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Discuss classifications of pain based on clinical presentation
  2. Differentiate treatment options including non-pharmacologic, pharmacologic and multimodal analgesia
 

Date: Apr 29, 2021 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

CE Hours

8.00

CE Units

0.800

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.

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:
  1. Discuss potential patient practices that may increase risk
  2. Identify credible information resources patients may utilize or reference
  3. Recommend home-based practices to improve safety during the medication use process

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Kristy Brittain, PharmD, BCPS, CDCES
Associate Professor and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, MUSC College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0062-9999-21-058-L05-T
Date: 04/29/21
Time: 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

CE Hours

1.00
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Discuss the environmental impact of improper medication disposal
  2. Recommend appropriate strategies for safe disposal of medications based on the type of medication
  3. Summarize legal requirements of the DEA's Drug Disposal Act

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Kristy Brittain, PharmD, BCPS, CDCES
Associate Professor and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, MUSC College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0062-9999-21-059-L03-T
Date: 04/29/21
Time: 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

CE Hours

1.00
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Identify patients with pain that are candidates for self-treatment
  2. Compare OTC treatment options including non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic products
  3. Identify red flags in pain management that warrant referral to a primary care or urgent care provider

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Kristy Brittain, PharmD, BCPS, CDCES
Associate Professor and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, MUSC College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0062-9999-21-060-L08-T
Date: 04/29/21
Time: 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

CE Hours

1.00
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Analyze your daily schedule
  2. Identify opportunities in all models, including focus, task, social, connection and recharge
  3. Set a goal to build margin to your daily schedule
  4. Create a self-care habit goal
  5. Share resources with the collective group

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Kristy Brittain, PharmD, BCPS, CDCES
Associate Professor and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, MUSC College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0062-9999-21-061-L04-T
Date: 04/29/21
Time: 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

CE Hours

1.00
 

 

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. Assess a safety scenario/event and recommend a plan of action to improve medication safety

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Kristy Brittain, PharmD, BCPS, CDCES
Associate Professor and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, MUSC College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0062-9999-21-062-L05-T
Date: 04/29/21
Time: 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

CE Hours

1.00
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Explain the risk associated with opioids and the current state of the opioid epidemic in South Carolina and the United States
  2. Describe risk reduction strategies, including utility of prescription monitoring programs for controlled substances and overdose prevention programs
  3. Provide recommendations to patients and caregivers on appropriate storage and disposal of controlled substances

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Kristy Brittain, PharmD, BCPS, CDCES
Associate Professor and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, MUSC College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0062-9999-21-063-L03-T
Date: 04/29/21
Time: 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

CE Hours

1.00
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Discuss implications of the HHS Prep Act and associated amendments on vaccination programs
  2. Recommend appropriate practices for vaccine administration & emergency management
  3. Summarize recent changes to ACIP and CDC recommendations for pediatric & adult patients

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Kristy Brittain, PharmD, BCPS, CDCES
Associate Professor and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, MUSC College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0062-9999-21-064-L06-T
Date: 04/29/21
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 classifications of pain based on clinical presentation
  2. Differentiate treatment options including non-pharmacologic, pharmacologic and multimodal analgesia

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Kristy Brittain, PharmD, BCPS, CDCES
Associate Professor and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, MUSC College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0062-9999-21-065-L08-T
Date: 04/29/21
Time: 04:45 PM - 05:45 PM

CE Hours

1.00