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129th Annual Meeting General CE Information

 

 

 

Thursday July 11, 2019

 

7:45am-9:15am

Cultural Sensitivity in the Pharmacy

Julie J. Wilkinson, Pharm.D., MS, BCPS, Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Revika Matuknauth, PharmD, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, LECOM School of Pharmacy

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Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: Discuss cultural trends that change the expectations for sensitivity by pharmacists and pharmacy technicians toward patients and healthcare team members; Describe patient situations that require enhanced sensitivity by pharmacists including cultural, medical, and lifestyle factors; Discuss strategies to improve communication skills related to sensitive situations.

Education: 1.5 hrs GCE/TECH/RC

9:20am-10:50am

Transforming Health Care with Telecommunications

Christopher Sullivan, PhD, Image Research, LLC

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Upon completion of this activity, pharmacists will be able to: Describe the major technologies that enable the delivery of telehealth and telepharmacy services; Explain the need for access to health care among patients in remote and rural areas that become the driving forces behind telehealth and telepharmacy implementations; Compare the different legislative, economic and business factors that can favor or hinder the development of telehealth networks; Summarize telehealth projects that apply telecommunication-based technologies to solve specific health care problems; Explain how communication-enhancing technologies will continue to be integrated into the way doctors offer clinical services or pharmacists deliver medications.

Upon completion of this activity, technicians will be able to: Recognize the infrastructure of implementing telepharmacy; Discuss state and federal regulations of telepharmacy; Recognize cases that have shown the value of telepharmacy.

Education: 1.5 hrs GCE/TECH/RC

1:00pm-2:00pm

New Education Standards for Technicians and Operational Support Roles

Julie Burger MPH, CPH, CHES, CPhT, Pharmacy Technician Program Director, Pensacola State College

Verender Gail Brown, BS, CPhT, RPhT, Pharmacy Technician Instructor, Osceola Technical College

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Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: Describe the new ASHP/ACPE educational standards for entry level and advanced technicians; Describe the requirements for advanced certificates available for pharmacy technicians; Identify the list of board approved pharmacy technician programs; Identify the Florida accredited ASHP/ACPE accredited programs; List three operational, technical, and/or clinical support roles for pharmacy technicians that would allow the pharmacist more time for direct patient care; Discuss the implementation of advanced roles for pharmacy technicians; Describe the business impact of implementing advanced roles for pharmacy technicians.

Education: 1 hr GCE/TECH

2:05pm-3:05pm

Legislative Update 2019

Michael Jackson, BPharm, CPh, Executive Vice President and CEO, Florida Pharmacy Association

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Upon completion of this activity, pharmacists will be able to: Describe the recent and proposed changes to Florida laws related to the practice of pharmacy; Execute changes within the pharmacy to maintain compliance with current Florida laws; Explain how revisions to the pharmacy practice act and rules may help technicians in their efforts to support pharmacist services.

Upon completion of this activity, technicians will be able to: Recognize the recent and proposed changes to Florida laws related to the practice of pharmacy; Identify changes within the pharmacy to maintain compliance with current Florida laws; Explain how revisions to the pharmacy practice act and rules may help technicians in their efforts to support pharmacist services.

Education: 1 hr GCE/TECH

3:15pm-4:15pm

Keynote Address: Pharmacists – Warriors in the Battle Against Opioids

Norman Hooten, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center

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Upon completion of this activity, pharmacists will be able to: Discuss and summarize the demographics of various substance use disorders (SUDS) in the United States including alcohol, tobacco, opioids and other prescription and illicit drugs; Describe the societal impact of SUDS in the United States; Summarize the success of evidence based therapies and barriers created by the stigma of SUDS.

Upon completion of this activity, technicians will be able to: Identify the various substance use disorders (SUDS) in the United States; Describe the societal impact of SUDS in the United States; Recognize the pros and cons from the stigma of SUDS.

Education: 1 hr GCE/TECH/STU