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2020 VIRTUAL Pharmacy Practice Seminar



 
Welcome
 
The 2020 Virtual PPS will offer a LIVE Broadcast on September 26- 27, 2020 (Saturday - Sunday).  In addition, there are a variety of pre-recorded sessions that will be available On Demand starting September 24, 2020.  Participants may customize their learning by completing as many of the available sessions as they wish (live and on-demand).
 
See below for the steps to participate in this virtual event. 
 
 
 
Steps to Participate in 2020 Virtual PPS:
 
  1. Register for the event - Use the Register Now button down below to log in and register for the event (If necessary, click "forgot password" to quickly retrieve login information).  Once you have registered for the event, Bookmark this Event Site for future reference.
  2. View program agenda - Use the downloadable agenda to view the schedule for the LIVE Broadcast on September 26-27. 
  3. Download the Zoom App & Create a FREE Zoom Account - Sometime before the LIVE Broadcast begins, download the Zoom App (choose Zoom Client for Meetings) and create a free Zoom account to ensure successful participation in this educational webinar event (downloading the app will ensure successful use of the Zoom webinar tools).
  4. Review Virtual Participation InstructionsDownload or print these instructions for easy reference during the live event.
  5. View the Virtual Participation Demonstration Video.
  6. Log Back into this Event Site -  When it is time to access the program, return to this bookmarked page and log in as follows:
    • Log in at the top right of this screen 
    • On the page that follows, select "Access Content" (located in the PPS banner at the top of the page). 
 
 
 
Registration Payments
 
Due to the pandemic, CE office staff members are working remotely for their safety.  Credit Card payments for registration are encouraged for faster registration confirmations.
 
Refund Policy
 
An 80% refund will be issued for cancellation if participant notifies UT Continuing Pharmacy Education before September 1, 2020. If payment of registration was made by check, please allow up to 60 days for refund. Refunds will not be made for cancellations received after September 1, 2020.
 
Discount Codes
 
Pharmacy Technicians (reduces Registration Fee to $50):  virtualtech
UT Preceptors / Faculty / Residents / Graduate Students (reduces Registration Fee to $175):  virtualfaculty
IMPORTANT NOTE:  Invalid use of codes will result in canceled registration. Please verify use with UT CPE if you have any questions.
 
 

Date: Sep 26, 2020 07:00 AM - Sep 27, 2020 04:50 AM

Fee

$249.00

CE Hours

25.00

CE Units

2.500

Registration closes on Sep 27, 2020 12:00 AM

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Technicians

Requirements for CE Credit

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 9.25 hours of LIVE continuing education credit and 16.75 hours of HOME STUDY continuing education credit.  In order to receive CE credit, the participant must complete the virtual activity sessions (whether live or recorded) 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.
   

Important Note about LIVE CE Credit Live CE credits will be awarded for completion of the LIVE BROADCAST for online evaluations that are submitted before October 4.
 
 

 

 

 

   

 
This Instructional session is an On Demand activity. 
 
 
 
 
 
2020 Pharmacy Practice Seminar • Virtual Participation Instructions
 
 
Date: 09/26/20
Time: 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
   

   

 
This session is a LIVE Webinar Broadcast  [Activity start time listed above]
 
 
 
 
Unconscious 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-L04-P/T
Date: 09/26/20
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

 
This session is a LIVE Webinar Broadcast  [Activity start time listed above]
 
 
 
 
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)

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

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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-L01-P/T
Date: 09/26/20
Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

Objectives

  • Everyone grab some lunch!
Date: 09/26/20
Time: 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM
   

   

 
This session is a LIVE Webinar Broadcast  [Activity start time listed above]
 
 
 
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))
 
 
2020 Immunization Update:  Addressing COVID-19

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-L06-P/T
Date: 09/26/20
Time: 08:00 AM - 09:15 AM

CE Hours

1.25
   

   

 
This session is a LIVE Webinar Broadcast  [Activity start time listed above]
 
 
 
 
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

ACPE# 0067-0000-20-058-L01-P/T
Date: 09/26/20
Time: 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

CE Hours

1.25
   

   

 
This session is a LIVE Webinar Broadcast  [Activity start time listed above]
 
 
 
 
Going Viral:  An Update on Upper 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

ACPE# 0067-0000-20-059-L01-P/T
Date: 09/26/20
Time: 03:45 PM - 04:45 PM

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

Date: 09/26/20
Time: 04:45 PM - 04:45 PM
   

 

   

 
This session is a LIVE Broadcast.   [Activity start time listed above]
 
 
 
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-L04-P/T
Date: 09/27/20
Time: 12:00 PM - 01:10 PM

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

 
This session is a LIVE Broadcast.   [Activity start time listed above]
 
 
 
 
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-L01-P/T
Date: 09/27/20
Time: 01:25 PM - 02:40 PM

CE Hours

1.25
   

   

 
This session is a LIVE Broadcast.   [Activity start time listed above]
 
 
 
 
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-L03-P/T
Date: 09/27/20
Time: 02:55 PM - 04:40 PM

CE Hours

1.50
   

   

Date: 09/27/20
Time: 04:45 PM - 04:45 PM
   

   

 
OVERALL EVALUATION
 
Thank you for participating in the VIRTUAL Pharmacy Practice Seminar.  We are so appreciative of your attendance. 
 
Please take a moment and complete the overall program evaluation.  Your comments and feedback are extremely important to us, as your information will help us with future conferences. 
 
Thank you for your time!

Date: 09/27/20
Time: 01:10 PM - 01:10 PM
   

   

   

   

 
This session is an On Demand home study session. 
 
 
 
 
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

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

Release Date: Sep 24, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 24, 2021

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

 
This session is an On Demand home study session. 
 
 
 
 
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
   

   

 
This session is an On Demand home study session. 
 
 
 
 
Pain, Opioids and Choices - When Tapering and Safety Collide

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

0067-0000-20-098-H08-P/T

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

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

 
This session is an On Demand home study session. 
 
 
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
 
 
Effective Use of the Prescription Monitoring Program

Objectives

  • Discuss effective communication strategies when counseling patients about data gathered from monitoring the Prescription Monitoring Program.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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
   

   

 
This session is an On Demand home study session. 
 
 
 
 
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
   

   

 
This session is an On Demand home study session. 
 
 
 
 
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
   

   

 
This session is an On Demand home study session. 
 
 
 
 
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)

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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
   

   

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

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
   

   

 
This session is an On Demand home study session. 
 
 
 
This presentation has been reviewed by the Texas Consortium on Experiential Programs and has been approved as preceptor education and training for Texas Preceptors.
 
 
Experiential Teaching in a Virtual Environment

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
   

   

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

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
   

   

 
This session is an On Demand home study session. 
 
 
 
This presentation has been reviewed by the Texas Consortium on Experiential Programs and has been approved as preceptor education and training for Texas Preceptors.
 
 
 
 
Developing Habits of Highly Effective 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
   

   

 
This session is an On Demand home study session. 
 
 
 
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))
 
 
2020 Immunization Update

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, 2020

CE Hours

2.00
   

   

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

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
   

   

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

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
   

   

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

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
   

   

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

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