Home Study: Fall 2020 Preceptor CE Seminar: Current Events in Pharmacy Practice

Current Events in Pharmacy Practice

 

Intent:  The goal of this two-part continuing education program is to educate attendees about the pharmacologic challenges in the management of patients with COVID-19 and the updated immunization recommendations for pneumococcal vaccination.

Program Schedule:

Introduction

Susan J. Skledar, RPh, MPH, FASHP

Director of Experiential Learning and Continuing Professional Development; Professor, Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

COVID-19: Rethinking the Prescription

Amy L. Dzierba, PharmD, FCCM, FCCP, BCCCP

Clinical Pharmacy Manager, Adult Critical Care, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, New York; Affiliate Clinical Professor, College of Pharmacy, St. John’s University, Queens, New York

Adult Pneumococcal Vaccine Review: Resources for Making Recommendations

Brandon Antinopoulos, PharmD

Pharmacy Business Coach, AmerisouceBergen

Emma Haught, Student Pharmacist, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

 

Target Audience

Pharmacist

Pharmacy Technician

Learning Objectives

COVID-19: Rethinking the Prescription - 1.0 credits - JA4008223-9999-20-097-H05-P, JA4008223-9999-20-097-H05-T

  • Discuss epidemiologic trends and clinical characteristics of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
  • Summarize changes to operational and clinical hospital infrastructure during the coronavirus surge
  • Describe strategies adopted during the pandemic to conserve supplies and optimize safety
  • Assess recent pharmacologic challenges in the management of patients with COVID-19

Adult Pneumococcal Vaccine Review: Resources for Making Recommendations - 1.0 credits - JA4008223-9999-20-096-H06-P, JA4008223-9999-20-096-H06-T

  • Recall the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) and pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV23) dosing needs of adults age 19 older indicated for pneumococcal vaccination
  • Apply the CDC’s PneumoRecs VaxAdvisor application resource to patient cases to make pneumococcal vaccine recommendations

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 2.00 ACPE Technician
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 2.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
09/23/2020
Course expires: 
09/23/2021

Current Events in Pharmacy Practice

 

Intent: The goal of this two-part continuing education program is to educate attendees about the pharmacologic challenges in the management of patients with COVID-19 and the updated immunization recommendations for pneumococcal vaccination..

Program Schedule:

Introduction

Susan J. Skledar, RPh, MPH, FASHP

Director of Experiential Learning and Continuing Professional Development; Professor, Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

COVID-19: Rethinking the Prescription

Amy L. Dzierba, PharmD, FCCM, FCCP, BCCCP

Clinical Pharmacy Manager, Adult Critical Care, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, New York; Affiliate Clinical Professor, College of Pharmacy, St. John’s University, Queens, New York

 Adult Pneumococcal Vaccine Review: Resources for Making Recommendations

Brandon Antinopoulos, PharmD

Pharmacy Business Coach, AmerisouceBergen

Emma Haught, Student Pharmacist, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

 

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Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Susan J. Skledar, RPh, MPH, FASHP

Director of Experiential Learning and Continuing Professional Development; Professor, Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

Amy L. Dzierba, PharmD, FCCM, FCCP, BCCCP

Clinical Pharmacy Manager, Adult Critical Care, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, New York; Affiliate Clinical Professor, College of Pharmacy, St. John’s University, Queens, New York

Brandon Antinopoulos, PharmD

Pharmacy Business Coach, AmerisouceBergen

Emma Haught, Student Pharmacist

University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This knowledge-based activity provides 2.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.

Patient Safety Credit - 1.0 credits - JA4008223-9999-20-097-H05-P, JA4008223-9999-20-097-H05-T

Immunization Credit - 1.0 credits - JA4008223-9999-20-096-H06-P, JA4008223-9999-20-096-H06-T

Available Credit

  • 2.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 2.00 ACPE Technician
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 2.00 Attendance
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