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2018 Mid-Winter Meeting CE Details
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Friday, January 26, 2018

10:15AM -11:15AM
Pharmacist Promotion of Opioid Patient Safety
Presenter: Jacqueline Clearly, PharmD, BCACP, Assistant Professor, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

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

  • review pharmacology and role of non-opioid medications to be utilized in the treatment of chronic pain;
  • recognize hazards associated with opioid conversions and morphine dose equivalencies;
  • identify known risks associated with opioid induced respiratory depression;
  • discuss risk mitigation strategies being employed by providers to reduce abuse and misuse of opioids.

Knowledge-based Activity Initial Release Date: 1/26/2018 1 Contact Hour 0170-0000-18-008-L01-P

11:15AM -12:15PM
Professional Assistance Program: Options for the Impaired Professional

Presenter: Bernadette Lochner, RN, MSN, NPP, Director of the Professional Assistance Program, NYS Education Department & Walter Brockway, BA, NYS Education Department

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

  • state that pharmacists are not immune to substance use disorders;
  • identify ways patient care can be compromised by substance abuse among professional care givers;
  • list the functions of the Office of Professional Discipline and the Professional Assistance Program.

Knowledge-based Activity Initial Release Date: 1/26/2018 1 Contact Hour 0170-0000-18-009-L01-P

 

Saturday, January 27, 2018

8:00AM – 9:00AM
Clinically Integrated Networks: Evolution of the Pharmacy Business Model

Presenter: Troy Trygstad, PharmD, MBA, PhD, CPESN USA

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

  • describe the fundamental requirements, features and cultures of Clinically Integrated Networks;
  • recognize the ability for your pharmacy to participate and interact with Clinically Integrated Networks;
  • recognize the ability to differentiate your pharmacy’s services from conventional services and communicate that difference to other care team members and stakeholders;
  • describe payment rational, deployment and operations of Clinically Integrated Networks.

Knowledge-based Activity Initial Release Date: 1/27/2018 1 Contact Hour 0170-0000-18-007-L04-P

8:30AM – 9:30AM
Emerging Drug Threats: We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know

Presenter: William Eggleston, PharmD, DABAT, Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice, Binghamton University State of New York

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

  • describe the emerging opioids resulting in increases in morbidity and mortality;
  • discuss the emerging synthetic drugs and describe their clinical effects;
  • discuss how a pharmacist can play a role in identifying new drug trends;
  • discuss how a poison center may serve as a resource.

Knowledge-based Activity Initial Release Date: 1/27/2018 1 Contact Hour 0170-0000-18-003-L01-P

10:30AM – 11:30AM
New Naloxone Initiatives in the Community Pharmacy

Presenters: Valerie White, AAS, Deputy Director NYS Department of Health & Christine Rivera, BA, NYS Department of Health

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

  •  identify the Opioid Overdose Prevention Program and how it works in New York State;
  • examine data related to the opioid epidemic in the United States and trends over time;
  • identify how the Naloxone Co-payment Assistance Program (N-CAP) works;
  • state the billing process associated with N-CAP.

Knowledge-based Activity Initial Release Date 1/27/2017 1 Contact Hour 0170-0000-18-004-L04-P

11:30AM – 12:30PM
When OPD Knocks: An Explanation of the Discipline Process

Presenter: David Smith, Senior Investigator, NYS Office of Professional Discipline

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

  • describe the structure of the Office of Professional Discipline (OPD);
  • examine the disciplinary process;
  • list potential penalties or investigative outcomes.

Knowledge-based Activity Initial Release Date: 1/27/2018 1 Contact Hour 0170-0000-18-001-L03-P

1:30PM – 3:30PM
Pharmacy Law Challenge

Presenter: Joseph Bova, MS, RPh, Director of Continuing Professional Education, Long Island University

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

  • list the current regulations in New York of the sale of Needles and Syringes;
  • identify the correct forms to use in pharmacy practice;
  •  define current regulations in the sale of hypodermic needles and syringes;
  • list the generic and brand names of new drugs;
  • describe current issues with opioids.

Knowledge-based Activity Initial Release Date: 1/27/2018 2 Contact Hours 0170-0000-18-010-L03-P

3:45PM – 5:45PM
USP <800> Compliance in All Practice Settings
Presenter: Lou Diorio, RPh, FAPhA, LDT Health Solutions, Inc.

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

  • describe the components and strategies available to protect all compounding and administration personnel in handling hazardous drugs (HDs);
  • outline three major characteristics of a fully compliant HD compounding location / pharmacy / physical plant;
  • describe the critical characteristics of a compliant HD drug storage plan.

Knowledge-based Activity Initial Release Date: 1/27/2018 2 Contact Hours 0170-0000-18-002-L07-P

 

Sunday, January 28, 2018

8:30AM – 10:30AM
The Ethics of Pharmacy Practice: Understanding the Impact on Your Pharmacy License

Presenters: James Schiffer, RPh, Esq., Allegaert, Berger & Vogel & Carlos Aquino, Compliance Consultant, PharmaDiversion

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

  • describe the potential employment barriers upon criminal conviction;
  • identify the process for an appeal of the Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) sanctions;
  • describe the DEA process, administrative actions, civil actions and DEA Due Diligence Policy;
  • describe the process to re-instate a pharmacist’s license.

Knowledge-based Activity Initial Release Date: 1/28/2018 2 Contact Hours 0170-0000-18-005-L03-P

10:45AM – 12:45PM
NYS Update: Law, Rule and Regulation

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

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

  • describe the role and responsibilities of the Board of Pharmacy;
  • identify recent legislative changes to Public Health Law, Article 33 relating to controlled substances;
  • identify current trends in opioid prescribing;
  • discuss the laws and regulations for non-patient specific orders including immunizations, naloxone, epinephrine and HIV PEP therapy;
  • describe medications that may be dispensed pursuant to a non-patient specific order;
  • state the resources that are aimed at controlled substance abuse and misuse.

Knowledge-based Activity Initial Release Date: 1/28/2018 2 Contact Hours 0170-0000-18-006-L03-P

 

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