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UofSC COP Annual Continuing Education Conferences 2023 - Up to 12 hours (Columbia, SC or Virtual)

Annual Continuing Education Conferences
Live in Person and Virtual via Zoom
Saturday, February 11, 2023 (8:45 am - 4:15 pm EST)
Saturday, March 4, 2023 (8:45 am - 4:10 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
(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)

Speakers and Topics:
*  Please click here to view all session learning objectives, or view them at the individual registration links above!
Live Programming on February 11, 2023
8:45 am - 10:15 am
2023 Diabetes Updates At the Speed of
Changes in Glucose
Cynthia Phillips, PharmD, CDCES
Clinical Associate Professor, UofSC COP; 
Clinical Pharmacist, Prisma Health Richland
10:25 am - 11:55 am What’s Old, What’s New in 2023
Traci Collier, PharmD; 
Administrator and Chief Drug Inspector,
South Carolina Board of Pharmacy
12:55 pm - 1:55 pm
The Who, What, When, and Why of Drug Shortages within Endocrinology 
Jennifer N. Clements, PharmD, FCCP, FADCES, BCPS, CDCES, BCACP, BC-ADM;
Clinical Professor, Director of Pharmacy Education,
2:05 pm -
4:10 pm
Staying Up-to-date:
Immunization Recommendations 2023
Thayra Rios Schad, PharmD:
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident, USC Community-based Residency Program, Medicine Mart
Live Programming on March 4, 2023
8:45 am - 10:15 am
Life in the Fast Lane: An Exploration into
The Pharmacist's Role in Time Restricted Eating, Intermittent Fasting and Extended Fasting
Cory Jenks, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP
Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist,
Southern Arizona VA Health Care;
Improv Comedian and Founder, ImprovRx
Kendrick Murphy, PharmD, BCACP
Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner,
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director;
Western North Carolina VA Health Care System
10:25 am - 11:25 pm Veterinary Pharmacy: A Tail of Two Species
Kim Keene, PharmD;
Pharmacy Manager, The FARMacy
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Veterinary Compounding:
Do You Prefer Fish or Chicken?
Kim Keene, PharmD;
Pharmacy Manager, The FARMacy
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
SCRIPTS, The South Carolina
Prescription Monitoring Program
Chelsea Townsend, PharmD; 
Director, SC Prescription Monitoring Program
DHEC Bureau of Drug Control
2:40 pm - 4:10 pm
Did I Do That? Addressing and
Preventing Medication Errors
Betsy Blake, PharmD, BCPS; 
Director of Interprofessional Education and
Clinical Associate Professor, UofSC COP; Co-Chair, Interprofessional Education for the Health Sciences, UofSC
FREE Home Study Programming Available to Registrants


Pharmacy Law Update and Monitoring Controlled Substances in South Carolina
Nancy A. Taylor, PharmDAssistant Professor,
Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy
Rachel C. Robinson, PharmD – CVS Pharmacy
Amy Wortkoetter, PharmD Candidate 2023       Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy
Note:  After registering for the live conference, access to the home studies will be granted within 1-2 business days.  You will receive an email when you have been registered for the home studies, and you will be able to access them by (1) logging into your Learning Express account, (2) visiting the Pending/Private Programs tab, (3) clicking on the "Home Study" tab, and (4) selecting the name of the activity from the list.


Registration Fees:
Pharmacy Technicians
 All programming (Saturday, February 11 AND Saturday March 4)
12 live,
1 home study
 Saturday, February 11 only
6 live,
1 home study
 Saturday, March 4 only
6 live,
1 home study
  • **PEEP Preceptors:  You will receive communication via email regarding discounted registration!
  • *Alumni: A discounted registration code was emailed out in Garnet Scripts on 1/26/23. 
  • 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 if choosing virtual option:  
  • 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
    • If in person, sign-in at registration table
    • If Virtual, 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: Feb 11, 2023 08:00 AM - Mar 4, 2023 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.