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Date: Nov 8, 2014 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
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
- Discuss findings of the SC Inspector General's 2013 report on Prescription Drug Abuse (PDA).
- Identify current drug abuse trends in South Carolina and the Southeast for prescription and illicit drugs (including methamphetamine) as well as obstacles faced in managing PDA.
- Discuss current initiatives by law enforcement to combat PDA including recent cases/trends.
- Describe the role of the pharmacist in preventing prescription drug abuse*
- Define the implications of the rescheduling of hydrocodone to a Schedule II.
- Provide safety information in the event of a robbery **
- Identify recent legislative changes to the Prescription Monitoring Act
- Discuss the importance of the SC Prescription Drug Monitoring (PMP) program and how the SCRIPTS reports can be used to enhance patient care
- Demonstrate the proper way to use the PMP program and the information included in the SCRIPTS report
Christie J. Frick, RPh
- Discuss new products and dosage forms as well as the potential role in therapy including clinical effectiveness, adverse effects and drug interactions
- Discuss recent warnings and label changes for medications commonly used in primary care practice
- Review new clinical data that impact drug therapy options for treatment of commonly seen outpatient conditions including diabetes, obesity, hypertension and dyslipidemia
- Reinforce current recommendations and best practices for pharmacologic management of typical primary care patients
J. Elliot Turner, PharmD, BCPS
2. Describe best practices for pharmacy-based immunization delivery
3. Apply immunization recommendations to specific patients
Betsy Blake, PharmD, BCPS, FNAP