Pharmacy Conference: General CE – Technician
(5 hrs. CPE)

Pharmacy Conference: General CE – Technician
(5 hrs. CPE)

$60.00

ACCREDITATION i CARE Pharmacy Services, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This is an ACPE application-based* and knowledge-based activity. Participants may receive up to 5 hours of CPE credit by attending sessions and successfully completing the CPE activity evaluation.  

iCARE Pharmacy Services, Inc. is approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  

DISCLOSURES Speakers have no relevant conflict of interests nor financial relationships.  All persons in a position to control the content of this activity have declared that no conflict of interest exists for this activity.  

TARGET AUDIENCE Pharmacy Technicians of all practice backgrounds

CANCELLATION POLICY Participants must submit cancellations in writing. Participants will receive a credit for a future CPE program.

ZOOM WEBINAR INFORMATION Participants may join via any electronic device. Be sure to have downloaded the ZOOM software in advance to avoid any delays. You will be able to see the speakers and their presentations. You will be able to respond to speaker learning assessments via the CHAT Feature and ask questions via the Q&A Feature.

Description

GENERAL CE CONFERENCE
July 20, 2024

 

SATURDAY, JULY 20, 2024

Validation and Counseling of Prescriptions for Controlled Substance and Opioids

8:00-10:00am 

Joseph Cammilleri, PharmD, BCACP, CPE, Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist, Pain Management, PGY2 Pain/Palliative Care Program Director, UF Health.

Upon completion of this activity, technicians will be able to: Use the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program’s Database; Assess prescriptions for appropriate and accurate information; Recognize the laws and rules related to the prescribing and dispensing of controlled substances. 

UAN: 0675-0000-24-018-L08-T*

Management of HIV AIDS                                                     

10:15-11:15am 
Briana Journee, PharmD, MBA, CPh, AAHIVP, Medical Science Liaison, ViiV Healthcare

Upon completion of this activity, technicians will be able to: Identify methods of transmission of HIV/AIDS; List medication agents used to treat HIV/AIDS; Recognize the importance of compliance and the results of opportunistic infections which may occur in patients; Identify ways the technician can provide care for HIV infected patients; Explain current Florida law on HIV/AIDS and its impact on testing, reporting and partner notification.

UAN: 0675-0000-24-019-L02-T

Mitigation and Prevention of Medication Errors in Pharmacy Practice

11:30-1:30pm 
Norman P. Tomaka, BS Pharm, MS, CPh, FAPhA, Clinical Consultant Pharmacist, Consultant Pharmacy Services

 Upon completion of this activity, technicians will be able to: Recognize statutory responsibilities that foster ongoing pharmacy regulatory compliance; Recognize recurring medication errors; Describe quality improvement regulations for pharmacies licensed in Florida; Define elements of a proactive Continuous Quality Improvement process that promotes ongoing quality; Discuss the use of Root Cause Analysis (RCA) to enhance quality pharmacy services and prevent errors; Describe the implementation of an action plan to improve overall pharmacy practice quality and mitigate medication errors; Outline procedures that promote ongoing patient safety in pharmacy practice.

UAN: 0675-0000-24-020-L05-T