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2020 VIRTUAL Pharmacy Practice Seminar



 
The 2020 Virtual Pharmacy Practice Seminar (PPS) offers 26 hours of CPE content for On Demand learning.  One registration includes Texas State Board of Pharmacy CE requirements for Texas Pharmacy Law, Immunization Updates, Sterile Compounding Updates, PMP, Opioid, and Pain Management.  New and current registrants can pick and choose content that fits their current practice needs.  Content is available for two years. 
 
PPS traditionally has been a live seminar program taking place on a weekend every fall.  This is the 68th year of the program. Due to COVID-19, the program was shifted to a virtual format.
 
PPS offered Live Broadcast sessions on September 26 and 27.  That content is now available for new and existing registrants.  Register or log in to view the content, complete online evaluations and the CPE credit will automatically load to your NABP profile. All your CPE needs in one place! 
 

THANK YOU to the 400+ that joined us for the LIVE BROADCASTS on September 26-27! 
Registrants for the Live Broadcasts can still accss all content below.

 
 
 
Discount Groups
 
UT Austin College of Pharmacy Preceptors / Alumni / Faculty / Residents / Graduate Students: Reduced Registration Fee of $250 - use coupon code:  virtualfaculty
 
Pharmacy Technicians: Reduced Registration Fee of $50 - use coupon code:  virtualtech
 
NOTE:  Invalid use of codes will result in canceled registration. Please verify use with UT CPE if you have any questions.
 

CPE Credit Requirements
 

The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This knowledge-based activity is approved for 26.00 hours of continuing education credit.  In order to receive 26.00 CE credit, the participant must complete the on demand video activity sessions then complete the online evaluation that follows each accredited session.  After an online evaluation is submitted, CE credit is transmitted directly to CPE Monitor within two weeks.   

 

Fee

$250.00

CE Hours

26.00

CE Units

2.600

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Technicians

 

 

   

2020 Texas Pharmacy Law Update
 

Objectives

  • Cite recent changes in pharmacy laws and rules and their impact on daily practice.
  • Discuss applicability of Texas Pharmacy Laws to preceptor development.
  • Critically discuss practice scenarios/questions regarding Texas pharmacy laws and rules

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Allison Vordenbaumen Benz, RPh, MS
Executive Director/Secretary , Texas State Board of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0067-0000-20-062-H03-P/T

Release Date: Sep 26, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 25, 2022

CE Hours

1.50
   

   

Unconsious Bias: Are We Treating All Patients Equitably?

Objectives

  • Describe unconscious bias.
  • Recognize the impact of unconscious bias on healthcare delivery.
  • Describe several strategies to mitigate the impact of unconscious bias on healthcare disparities.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Rene Salazar, M.D.
Assistant Dean for Diversity and Professor of Medical Education, The University of Texas Dell Medical School

Activity Number

0067-0000-20-055-H04-P/T

Release Date: Sep 26, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 25, 2022

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

2020 New Drug Update

Objectives

  • Describe the pharmacology, adverse effects, drug interactions, therapeutic uses and dosing of selected prescription drugs recently marketed.
  • Examine the role of currently marketed and emerging therapeutics in the prevention/management of COVID-19.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Bryson Duhon, Pharm.D. picture

Bryson Duhon, Pharm.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharm

Laurajo Ryan, PharmD, MSc, BCPS, CDE picture

Laurajo Ryan, PharmD, MSc, BCPS, CDE, Pharm.D., MSc, BCPS, CDE
Clinical Associate Professor, UT Austin College of Pharmacy / UTHSCSA

Activity Number

0067-0000-20-061-H01-P/T

Release Date: Sep 26, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 24, 2022

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

Immunization Update: Addressing COVID-19
NOTE: There are two additional hours of Immunization Update via another video course.  See tabs below.

Objectives

  • Discuss the effects of COVID-19 on the delivery of immunizations.
  • Examine vaccine development for COVID-19 and the potential impact on patient outcomes.
  • Discuss practice-related immunization/vaccine questions.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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Sharon Rush
Assistant Professor, UT Austin

Activity Number

0067-0000-20-057-H06-P/T

Release Date: Sep 26, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 24, 2022

CE Hours

1.25
   

   

 
2020 Immunization Update 

This session may be used towards the TSBP requirement of 3 hours CE every 2 years to maintain Immunization Certification ( TSBP rule 295.15(c)(2))
An additional 1 hour Immunization Update session, focusing on COVID-19 (filmed in September 2020) is avaialble in another tab above.  Completion of all three sessions meeting TSBP rule 295.15(c)(2)
 
 

Objectives

  • Identify changes or updates to the January 2020 Immunization Schedules for persons aged 0 through 18 years and adults.
  • Evaluate the most current Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations and CDC best practices guidelines.
  • Discuss vaccines under investigation or in the pipeline.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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Sharon Rush
Assistant Professor, UT Austin

Activity Number

0067-0000-20-063-H06-P/T

Release Date: Sep 24, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 24, 2022

CE Hours

2.00
   

   

Asthma Treatment Update
 

Objectives

  • Briefly explain asthma and diagnosis.
  • Examine current evidence-based asthma treatment guidelines.
  • Identify quick-relief asthma medications, including side effects, dosing, and key counseling points.
  • Identify long-term control asthma medications, including side effects, dosing, and key counseling points.
  • Describe proper inhaler technique/counseling.
  • Discuss the impact of COVID-19 on asthma management and patient care.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Kristin M. Janzen, PharmD, BCPS, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0067-0000-20-058-H01-P/T

Release Date: Sep 26, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 24, 2022

CE Hours

1.25
   

   

Going Viral: An Update on Respiratory Viral Infections

Objectives

  • Compare and contrast common upper respiratory viral pathogens.
  • Discuss challenges surrounding COVID-19 diagnosis, management, and prevention.
  • Examine prevention strategies for common respiratory viral infections including immunization.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Julia Sapozhnikov, PharmD, BCIDP, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist/Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Dell Children's Medical Center

Activity Number

0067-0000-20-059-H01-P/T

Release Date: Sep 26, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 24, 2022

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

What's the Point of Care in Pharmacy Practice?
 

Objectives

  • Identify the potential role point-of-care testing in pharmacy practice, including the potential opportunity for pharmacies to offer coronavirus testing.
  • Explain what it means for a diagnostic test to be CLIA-waived and what is required to use CLIA-waived POC tests in the community pharmacy setting.
  • Identify the knowledge base, training, and special licenses needed to begin point of care testing in the pharmacy.
  • Evaluate how point of care testing can complement or advance existing clinical services offered in the pharmacy.
  • Create a plan to provide CLIA-waived point of care tests in your pharmacy.

Activity Number

0067-0000-20-056-H04-P/T

Release Date: Sep 27, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 26, 2022

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

Diabetes Management - Injectables and Continuous Glucose Monitoring

Objectives

  • Review injectable medications used in the management of diabetes (mechanism of action, dose/administration, side effects).
  • Explain continuous glucose monitoring and its role in diabetes management.
  • Discuss key considerations when managing diabetes during COVID-19 pandemic or with a concurrent COVID-19 infection.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

April Hinds, PharmD, BCACP
Regional Coordinator, UT Austin

Activity Number

0067-0000-20-067-H01-P/T

Release Date: Sep 27, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 26, 2022

CE Hours

1.25
   

   

Help! Is There a Pharmacist in the House?
 

Objectives

  • Define the steps to using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Identify basic steps to performing CPR (NOTE: this is not a CPR certification course).
  • Demonstrate steps to performing the Heimlich maneuver.
  • Demonstrate how to stop emergency bleeding.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Mark Gruell, HOPEcpr
Firefighter, City of Austin

Activity Number

0067-0000-20-060-H04-P/T

Release Date: Sep 24, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 24, 2022

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

The Pill Turns 60:  A Review of Oral Contraceptives
 

Objectives

  • Compare the types of OC's available based on hormone content.
  • Evaluate patient characteristics to determine the best OC.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Sarah Kubes, PharmD, BCPPS, PharmD, BCPPS
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0067-0000-20-064-H01-P/T

Release Date: Sep 24, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 24, 2022

CE Hours

1.25
   

   

Pain, Opioids and Choices - When Tapering and Safety Collide
 
 

This program is part of series of Opioid Use Disorder programming.  You can find additional FREE content on the Pharmacy Addiction Research and Medicines (PhARM) website here.
 
This session is funded by the Texas Health and Human Resources Texas Targeted Opioid Response

 

Objectives

  • Describe the complexities of using opioids to treat chronic pain.
  • Examine outcomes of forced opioid tapering that is currently taking place with many chronic pain patients.
  • Identify strategies for providing effective and compassionate care to patients with chronic pain who are maintained on high dose opioid therapy.

Activity Number

0067-9999-20-098-H08-P/T

Release Date: Sep 24, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 24, 2022

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

Effective Use of the Prescription Monitoring Program
 
  • This presentation has been reviewed by the Texas Consortium on Experiential Programs and has been approved as preceptor education and training for Texas Preceptors.
  • This presentation may be applied towards the TSBP CE requirement for Prescribing and Monitoring Controlled Substances credit.
 
See TSBP website for more information about specific pharmacy continuing education requirements:  https://www.pharmacy.texas.gov/licensees/ce-pharmacist-faq.asp
 

This program is part of series of Opioid Use Disorder programming.  You can find additional FREE content on the Pharmacy Addiction Research and Medicines (PhARM) website here.
 
This session is funded by the Texas Health and Human Resources Texas Targeted Opioid Response

 

Objectives

  • Discuss the impact of mandated Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) use
  • Debate pain management in the age of PMP and monitoring of morphine milligram equivalents (MMEs)
  • Discuss using non-stigmatized and inclusive language with patients to address common situations around controlled substances

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Ashley Garling

Marc Fleming, PhD, MPH, RPh

Activity Number

0067-9999-20-120-H08-P/T

Release Date: Sep 24, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 24, 2022

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

New Trends in Treatment-Resistant Depression
 

Objectives

  • Define TX-Resistant Depression
  • Review evidence based drug therapy including...
  • Explore Ketamine use and monitoring requirements (REM's)

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Samuel Collier, MD, MD

Activity Number

0067-0000-20-130-H01-P/T

Release Date: Sep 24, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 24, 2022

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

ADHD Across the Ages
 

Objectives

  • Distinguish clinical features, diagnosis, and clinical monitoring tools for best-practice treatment of ADHD in child, adolescent, adult, and aging populations.
  • Appraise the current understanding of the efficacy and safety of ADHD treatments, workup, and the impact of comorbid disease states across the age spectrum.
  • Compare the current and near-horizon ADHD treatments (psychotherapy, nutritional, pharmacotherapy, and “video games”) with regard to mechanism of action, duration of activity, adverse effects, and cost.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Steven Pliszka, MD, M.D.
Professor and Chair of Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at S

Activity Number

0067-0000-20-109-H01-P/T

Release Date: Sep 24, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 24, 2022

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

Dietary and Natural Treatments for Mental Health Disorders: Fact vs. Fiction
 

Objectives

  • Describe the relationship of diet and nutrition to mental health status.
  • Catalog the use of complementary & alternative medications (CAM) and dietary approaches in the treatment of psychiatric disorders using literature-supported evidence.
  • Evaluate safety concerns regarding CAM and dietary adverse effects and drug interactions with common natural and herbal remedies used to treat psychiatric disorders.
  • Devise a set of resources that can be used by a clinician to advise their patients about CAM and dietary approaches to their mental illness.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Marisa S. P. Toups, M.D. picture

Marisa S. P. Toups, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, UT at Austin Dell Medical School

Activity Number

0067-0000-20-102-H01-P/T

Release Date: Sep 24, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 24, 2022

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

Mental Health First Aid - How to Show Up for Your Learner's Mental Health
 
This presentation has been reviewed by the Texas Consortium on Experiential Programs and has been approved as preceptor education and training for Texas Preceptors.

Objectives

  • Identify key signs and symptoms of mental health challenges that may impact pharmacy learners.
  • Describe action steps that may help someone experiencing a mental health challenge.
  • Apply appropriate action steps to a case-based scenario.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Samantha Vogel, PharmD, PCPP, PharmD, BCPP
Clinical Assistant Professor for Pharmacy Practice, UT Austin College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0067-9999-20-112-H04-P/T

Release Date: Sep 24, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 24, 2022

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

Experiential Teaching in a Virtual Environment
 
This presentation has been reviewed by the Texas Consortium on Experiential Programs and has been approved as preceptor education and training for Texas Preceptors.

Objectives

  • Describe key factors for success in a virtual experiential environment.
  • Compare & contrast how activities can be delivered in-person vs virtual rotations.
  • Design a leaner calendar for virtual rotation experience.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Kristin M. Janzen, PharmD, BCPS, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0067-9999-20-113-H04-P

Release Date: Sep 24, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 24, 2022

CE Hours

0.50
   

   

New Preceptor Orientation:  What Every Preceptor Needs to Know
 
This presentation has been reviewed by the Texas Consortium on Experiential Programs and has been approved as preceptor education and training for Texas Preceptors.

Objectives

  • List both preceptor-faculty and student requirements for participation in The University of Texas at Austin Experiential Program.
  • Design an intern orientation session that will foster a meaningful preceptor/intern relationship.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Linda S. Albrecht, MBA, R.Ph., FASHP
Regional Director, Dallas/Fort Worth Region- al Experiential Program

Activity Number

0067-9999-20-114-H04-P

Release Date: Sep 24, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 24, 2022

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

Developing Habits of Highly Effective Preceptors
 
This presentation has been reviewed by the Texas Consortium on Experiential Programs and has been approved as preceptor education and training for Texas Preceptors.

Objectives

  • Establish realistic and achievable goals for the rotation to satisfy the needs and interests of the learner and experiential site.
  • Review learner-specific goals utilizing awareness of the learner to assess progress and adjust accordingly.
  • Provide learner feedback in terms of achievement of individualized goals or rotation objectives.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Todd Canada, Pharm.D., BCNSP, FASHP, FTSHP
UT MD Anderson

Activity Number

0067-9999-20-118-H04-P

Release Date: Sep 24, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 24, 2022

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

Highlights from Spring 2020 USP Meeting:  USP Chapter <797>
This session may be used towards the TSBP requirement for sterile compounding continuing education to maintain Sterile Compounding Certification (TSBP rule (291.133).
 

Objectives

  • Recall USP risk levels.
  • Identify cleanroom suite layouts.
  • Summarize garbing considerations.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Tiffany Kofroth, CPhT, CSPT, PhTR
Specialty Pharmacy Technician, The University of Texas MD Anderson

Activity Number

0067-0000-20-065-H07-P/T

Release Date: Sep 24, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 24, 2022

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

Highlights from Spring 2020 USP Meeting:  USP Chapter <800>
This session may be used towards the TSBP requirement for sterile compounding continuing education to maintain Sterile Compounding Certification (TSBP rule (291.133).
 

Objectives

  • Summarize action plans for hazardous drug (HD) activities.
  • Recognize containment engineering controls for HD compounding.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Tiffany Kofroth, CPhT, CSPT, PhTR
Specialty Pharmacy Technician, The University of Texas MD Anderson

Activity Number

0067-0000-20-066-H07-P/T

Release Date: Sep 24, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 24, 2022

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

2019 Sterile Compounding Back to Basics - Part 1
This session may be used towards the TSBP requirement for sterile compounding continuing education to maintain Sterile Compounding Certification (TSBP rule (291.133).

Objectives

  • Identify quality control and quality assurance procedures that should be performed within a cleanroom environment.
  • Recognize the differences between primary engineering controls.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Tiffany Kofroth, CPhT, CSPT, PhTR
Specialty Pharmacy Technician, The University of Texas MD Anderson

Activity Number

0067-0000-19-056-H07-P/T

Release Date: Nov 25, 2019
Credit Expiration Date: Nov 25, 2021

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

2019 Sterile Compounding Back to Basics - Part 2
 
This session may be used towards the TSBP requirement for sterile compounding continuing education to maintain Sterile Compounding Certification (TSBP rule (291.133).

Objectives

  • Recall the critical sites of commonly used sterile compounding supplies.
  • Identify the ISO classification in a cleanroom environment.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Tiffany Kofroth, CPhT, CSPT, PhTR
Specialty Pharmacy Technician, The University of Texas MD Anderson

Activity Number

0067-0000-19-058-H07-P/T

Release Date: Nov 25, 2019
Credit Expiration Date: Nov 25, 2021

CE Hours

1.00