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Friday, January 27, 2017

10:15AM – 12:15 PM                  

Value-Based Pharmacy: Pay for Performance & Quality Measures CE –Contact Hours
0170-0000-17-009-L04-P

Presenter: Gregory Allen, MSW, Director, Program Development & Management, Office of Health Insurance Programs, NYS DOH

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  •  define criteria for choosing performance and quality measures in Value Based Payment (VBP) for Pharmacy (VBP);
  •  describe the performance data and the Medicaid Analytics Performance Portal (MAPP) and the data to be extracted;
  • define value based payment contractor;
  • identify the anticipated situations/implications and possible impacts on pharmacy related to VBP.

Knowledge-based Activity   
Initial Release Date: 1/27/2017


Saturday, January 28, 2017

8:30AM – 9:30AM                      

Bloodborne Pathogens Training for Pharmacists CE - 1 Contact Hour - 0170-0000-17-006-L04-P

Presenter: Medcourse

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • explain the epidemiology, symptoms and transmission of bloodborne pathogen disease;
  • define the OSHA bloodborne pathogen standard;
  • review the pharmacy's exposure control plan;
  • identify tasks and other activities that may involve exposure to blood and other potentially infectious material;
  • describe what constitutes and exposure incident;
  • discuss the use and limitations of engineering controls, work practices and PPE.

Knowledge-based Activity
Initial Release Date 1/28/2017

 

8:30AM – 9:30AM                 

State and Federal Compliance Update - 1 Contact Hour - 0170-0000-17-004-L03-P

Presenters: James Schiffer, RPh, JD and Carlos Aquino, PharmaDiversion

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • define “Red Flags” as a means of testing the validity of a controlled prescription
  • identify the role of the DHHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) in the oversight of healthcare providers in prescription and durable medical supplies billing activity for Medicare and Medicaid patients;
  • list types of behaviors in a pharmacy which can result in criminal charges based on deliberate ignorance and willful blindness including charging the pharmacist of a conspiracy with less than legitimate parties involved in the distribution of controlled drugs;
  • list three basic steps required for the accurate use of the electronic system known as Controlled Substance Ordering System (CSOS) in the completion of an electronic order for Schedule II controlled substances;
  • describe the value of the Patient Monitoring Program database and the need for regular review of such for patients of your pharmacy;
  • list the benefits of checking the NYS Patient Monitoring Program and ways to keep illegal patients who doctor shop out of your respective pharmacy;
  • List key issues that pharmacy benefit managers are using for termination of provider status post audit of the pharmacies.  

Knowledge-based Activity
Initial Release Date: 1/28/2017



10:30AM – 12:30PM                

CPR certification – 2 Contact Hours - 0170-0000-17-007-L04-P

Presenter: Medcourse

 At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • recognize the symptoms of someone who requires CPR;
  • describe the steps to utilize CPR;
  • describe the signs and action steps for severe airway obstruction in the responsive and unresponsive patient;
  • demonstrate chest compression in an adult and child manikin.

Application-based Activity  
Initial Release Date 1/28/2017

10:30AM – 12:30PM                 

NYS Board of Pharmacy and BNE Update CE – 2 Contact Hours - 0170-0000-17-008-L03-P

Presenters: Kimberly Leonard, NYS Board of Pharmacy, Acting Executive Secretary &
Anita Murray,
Deputy Director, Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • identify resources available on the NYS Board of Pharmacy website;
  • list the role and responsibilities of a supervising pharmacist;
  • describe differences between traditional compounding and dispensing (503A) versus outsourcing facility (503B);
  • describe and discuss legislative changes;
  • describe and update PMP utilization;
  • identify and update the impact of electronic prescribing.

    Knowledge-based Activity    
    Initial Release Date: 1/28/2017


1:30PM – 3:30PM

Immunization Update CE - 2 Contact Hours

Presenter: See-Won Seo, PharmD, BCACP, Assistant Professor Ambulatory Care, Albany College of Pharmacy

 At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  •  identify updates per the most recent Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice (ACIP) guidelines;
  •  apply recommendations in the immunocompromised patient per the Infections Disease of America (IDSA) immunization guidelines;
  • create a care plan for recommending immunizations in a patient based on the ACIP guidelines and patient safety considerations;
  • identify regulatory and safety updates surrounding immunizations.

Application-based Activity
Initial Release Date 1/28/2017



3:45PM – 5:45PM                

Self-Care Challenge Jeopardy -  Contact Hours  - 0170-0000-17-005-L04-P

Presenter: 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:

  •  describe the evolving patient attitudes toward self-treatment;
  •  identify and explain aspects of effective self-care treatments;
  • describe different groups of over-the-counter medications based on drug treatment class.

Knowledge-based Activity
Initial Release Da
te: 1/28/2017

                                                  

Sunday, January 29, 2017 


8:30AM – 10:30AM                    

New Medications & Their Place in Therapy – 2 Contact Hours  ∙- 0170-0000-17-001-L01

Presenter: Alexandra Watson, PharmD
,
Assistant Professor Pharmacy Practice, Albany College of Pharmacy

 At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • identify newly approved agents and changes to existing medication classes;
  • discuss the pharmacology of new therapies and compare to existing medications;
  • determine the place in therapy for these new agents.

 Knowledge-based Activity
Initial Release Date: 1/29/2017

 
8:30AM 
– 10:30AM

Compounding Academy: The Impact of USP800 Guidelines on Compounding Hazardous Drugs - 1 Contact Hour 0170-0000-17-010-L04-P

Presenter: Bob Light, RPh

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe UPS General Chapter Hazardous Drugs
  • Handling in Healthcare Settings;
  • Define hazardous drugs and differentiate storage/handling requirements for each category;
  • List and discuss requirements/recommendations for com- Identify the impact for you and what the future holds.

Knowledge-based Activity
Initial Release Date: 1/29/2017


10:45AM – 12:15PM              

Pharmacist Patient Care & Medication Error Prevention – 1.5 Contact Hours - 0170-0000-17-002-L05-P

Presenter: Karl Williams, MS, JD, Professor of Pharmacy Ethics & Law, Interim Associate Dean, Wegmans School of Pharmacy

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • define preventable adverse events and the impact on professionals and patients;
  • review process-related approach to preventable adverse events (or errors);
  • discuss the evolution of the Pharmacist Patient Care Process (PCPP);
  • list the steps in the Pharmacist Patient Care Process;
  • compare PCPP to current counseling law in New York;
  • discuss recent case law in New York through the fileter of PCPP.

 Knowledge-based Activity  
Initial Release Date: 1/29/2017

 


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