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Are You Ready for Phase II HIPAA Audits?
0170-0000-16-056-L03-P
Knowledge-Based Activity / 1 Contact Hour
Jason D. Walker-Crawford, RPh
Pharmacist Analyst, PAAS National
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- review the history of HIPAA and related laws and regulations;
- list the basics of HIPAA rules and how they apply to pharmacy practice;
- describe the penalties of non-compliance with HIPAA rules;
- define and discuss requirements for Phase II HIPAA Audits.

SNAP! The Art of Communication
0170-0000-16-059-L04-P
Knowledge-Based Activity / 1.5 Contact Hours
DeDe Murcer Moffet
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- discuss barriers to communication in the workplace and how to overcome them;
- identify and apply methods of effective communication that will improve your ability to communicate with your patients, staff, physicians, etc. and/or understanding approaches to improve pharmacist’s confidence in discussing conditions and medications with patients;
- describe effective communication strategies to establish superior customer service and maximum efficiency with patient care;
- list communication tools and resources for pharmacists to counsel and
educate patients.

Zika Update
0170-0000-16-052-L01-P
Knowledge-Based Activity / 1 Contact Hour
Suzanna Gim, PharmD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Director of International Affairs at Long Island University.
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- describe the epidemiology and prevalence of Zika virus disease;
- identify the factors associated with suspected zika virus infection;
- state the criteria for Zika virus testing;
- list the recommendations and considerations for prevention of Zika virus
disease and transmission.

Update from the NYS Board of Pharmacy
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Knowledge-Based Activity / 1 Contact Hour
Joseph Bova, RPh
Director of Continuing Professional Education, Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of
Pharmacy and Health Sciences

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- discuss regulatory updates in NYS;
- describe changes in laws and regulations;
- review of pharmacy practice issues in NYS.

Medication Errors
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Knowledge-Based Activity / 1 Contact Hour
Nimish Patel, PharmD, PhD, AAHIVP
Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- list common causes of medication errors;
- describe common examples of medication errors that have occurred in HIV and non-HIV populations;
- list common methods to reduce incidence of medication errors.

HIV Treatment Update
0170-0000-16-047-L02-P
Application-Based Activity / 1 Contact Hour
John M. Conry, PharmD, AAHIVP, FNAP
Clinical Professor and Assistant Dean, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
St. John’s University

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- explain the current epidemiology of HIV/ AIDS in the US;
- apply the current treatment guidelines for management of HIV/AIDS in
antiretroviral naive patients;
- discuss opportunities for pharmacists to assist HIV infected patients, who are initiating antiretroviral therapy, in attaining treatment goals.

HIV Prevention: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
0170-0000-16-048-L02-P
Knowledge-Based Activity / 1 Contact Hour
Christopher M. Nguyen, PharmD, AAHIVP Presenter
Assistant Clinical Professor WOS, UCSF School of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Champion, NYSDOH Clinical Education Initiative
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- describe and summarize the NYS and CDC Guidelines for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP);
- examine the efficacy of PrEP in different populations;
- identify challenges with PrEP in the clinic setting;
- examine and discuss important counseling points for pharmacists receiving prescriptions for PrEP.

Self Care Jeopardy
0170-0000-16-043-L04-P
Knowledge-Based Activity / 2 Contact Hours
 
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.

Know Pain, Know Gain
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Panel Discussion
Knowledge-Based Activity / 2 Contact Hours
Panel – Andrew Flynn, RPh, Sami Ahmed
At the completion of this activity, the participant 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.

Common Issues in Community Pharmacy
0170-0000-16-046-L03-P
Knowledge-Based Activity / 2 Contact Hours
J
oseph Bova, RPh
Director of Continuing Professional Education, Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of
Pharmacy and Health Sciences

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- define an electronic prescription;
- list the exceptions to e-prescribing and impact on pharmacists;
- list the current changes in NY Pharmacy Laws, rules and regulations;
- describe the latest initiatives by the NYS Board of Pharmacy;
- describe the use of standing orders for naloxone administration by
pharmacists;
- identify issues that may be looked at during a NYS Pharmacy Inspection.

Moving Toward Value Based Models in Pharmacy
0170-0000-16-041-L04-P
Application-Based Activity / 2 Contact Hours
Panel Discussion
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- describe trends in performance-based/value-based models of
reimbursements in pharmacies;
- discuss how incentives are beginning to align between health plans and
pharmacies;
- discuss HHS's goals for moving from volume to value-based models;
- identify current models in practice today.

 

 

   

The Pharmacists Society of the State of New York is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

 

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