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2015 Annual Convention CE Events!


KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Medical Marijuana: Getting into the Weeds

 

Laura Borgelt, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- review recent regulations to determine status of medical marijuana (MMJ) across the United States;
- describe the clinical pharmacology of marijuana and its active components;
- review various dosage formulations of marijuana available to patients;
- evaluate and discuss clinical studies performed in patients with various conditions to determine the effectiveness and adverse effects of MMJ;
- identify potential drug interactions and other patient safety issues that may occur with the use of MMJ.

Program # 0170-0000-15-035-L01-P
2 Contact Hours
Friday, May 29, 2015
Knowledge-based Activity


Comprehensive Medication Management and the Transformative Role of the Pharmacist in the Move to Value – Are You Ready?

Terry McInnis, MD, MPH
President of Blue Thorn Inc.

 

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- identify the need and key resources available to enable pharmacists to deliver a systematic approach to medication management as a critical element in optimizing patient outcomes I moving from fee-for-service to value;
- describe the limitations of “medication silo” efforts such as medication reconciliation, adherence-based programs, and standard Part D MTM;
- explain how team-based collaborative approaches in managing medications are working in various practice settings and with targeted patient populations to optimize clinical and economic outcomes;
- describe collaborative practice examples in New York with further discussion of what is working and opportunities from audience attendees.

Program # 0170-0000-15-036-L04-P
2 Contact Hours
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Knowledge-based Activity


Breathing Easy: Contemporary Issues in the Management of Asthma

Emily Ambizas, BS Phm, PharmD
Clinical Associate Professor
St. Johns University

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Provide an overview of the pathophysiology and presentation of asthma;
- Compare and contrast therapeutic classes of agents that can be used in asthma treatment;
- List newly FDA approved agents and discuss their potential role in asthma management;
- Describe how pharmacists can optimize patient outcomes in asthma throughout the provision of patient education;
- Explain how pharmacists can interact with other healthcare professionals and managed care organizations to improve asthma outcomes.

Program # 0170-0000-15-041-L01-P
2 Contact Hours
Friday, May 29, 2015
Knowledge-based Activity


Neuroleptics: Their Role in Managing Psychiatric Disorders

Jadwiga Najib, PharmD
Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Compare and contrast the typical and atypical antipsychotics in terms of their mechanism of action;
- Discuss the use for antipsychotics in schizophrenia, bipolar disorders and other appropriate labeled indications;
- Identify adverse effects of typical and atypical antipsychotics including extrapyramidal symptoms, sedation, metabolic and endocrine effects;
- Discuss pharmacist's role in monitoring patients receiving typical or atypical antipsychotics

Program # 0170-0000-15-035-L01-P
2 Contact Hours
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Knowledge-based Activity

 

Updates on Management of HIV and Hepatitis C - Primer for Pharmacists

Agnes Cha, PharmD, AAHIVP, BCACP
Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- Identify new FDA approved antiretovirals and antivirals;
- Describe updated treatment recommendations for HIV;
- Describe updated treatment recommendations for Hepatitis C;
- Identify clinically significant drug-drug interactions with new agents.

Program # 0170-0000-15-047-L02-P
2 Contact Hours
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Knowledge-based Activity


Jeopardy: Self-Care Championship

 

Joseph Bova, RPh
Director of Continuing Professional Education, Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- identify and explain aspects of the effect of pharmacy self-care treatments;
- identify and explain aspects of the safe practice of pharmacy self-care treatments;
- analyze the usage and effectiveness of over-the-counter medications;
- classify different groups of over-the-counter medications based on drug treatment class.


Program # 0170-0000-15-037-L04-P
2 Contact Hours
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Knowledge-based Activity


Know Pain Know Gain

 

Krystalyn Weaver, PharmD
Director Policy and State Relations, National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- identify common medications and treatments used in pain management;
- illustrate main counseling points and strategies for patients with pain;
- describe common barriers for providing optimal pain management.

Program # 0170-0000-15-039-L01-P
2 Contact Hours
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Knowledge-based Activity


Use of OTC Products for Self-Care of Cough, Cold and Allergy

Fraidy Maltz, BS, PharmD
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Recognize symptoms of common cold, allergic rhinitis and cough;
- Identify exclusion criteria for self-treatment of cough, cold and allergy symptoms;
- Select nonprescription products for the treatment of cough, cold and allergy symptoms;
- Given a patient case, recommend appropriate nonprescription treatment or referral for.

Program # 0170-0000-15-042-L01-P
2 Contact Hours
Saturday, May 31, 2015
Knowledge-based Activity




More details coming soon!

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The Pharmacists Society of the State of New York is accredited by the Accreditation Council for  Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy educations. To receive CE credit a passing grade of 80%  must be attained. CE credit for successfully completed quizzes will be uploaded to the CPE Monitor.