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69th Pharmacy Practice Seminar • PPS • 2021



 
Welcome
 
The 2021 Pharmacy Practice Seminar will be offered virtually again this year!  While we will miss seeing our friends in-person in Austin, we do hope that you all take advantage of the opportunity to enjoy PPS from the comfort of your own home!  The 2021 Virtual PPS will be formatted similarly to 2020 PPS last year, with a LIVE Broadcast on September 10-12, 2021 (Friday - Saturday - Sunday) and the On-Demand home-study sessions releasing the week following the event.  The entire virtual event offers over 25 hours of ACPE-accredited pharmacy continuing education, which allows you to pick and choose from a variety of activities based on your specific needs - including Immunization and Sterile Compounding sessions to maintain certification - at no additional cost!
 
To review complete details about this year's event before registering, please visit the 2021 Virtual PPS website.
 
 
 
Steps to Participate in 2021 Virtual PPS:
 

After you register for the event, you will return back to this same registration site when it is time to access the virtual program, whether you wish to access the LIVE Broadcast sessions (September 10-12), the On Demand sessions, or the online evaluations for CE credit.  Everything you need is in ONE location!  Follow the steps below to participate in the virtual event.

 

  1. Register for the event - Use the Register Now button down below to log in and register for the event (attended in the past, but unsure about your log in information? Just click the "forgot password" to easily retrieve login information).
  2. View program agenda - Use the schedule listed below to participate in the LIVE Broadcast on Sep 10-12.
  3. Download/Update the Zoom App - Sometime before the LIVE Broadcast begins, make sure you have the latest version of the Zoom App on your device.  You can download the Zoom App (choose Zoom Client for Meetings) and create a free Zoom account or if you already have the Zoom App --> open the app, click on your name, then select "check for updates" to ensure you have the latest version.
  4. Log back into this registration site [Bookmark this page!] - Log back in using the "Login" option up above (top right), then select the PPS Banner that will appear.  Log in / revisit this page whenever you are ready to access the LIVE Broadcast, the On Demand sessions, or the online evaluations for CE credit.  
  5. Review Virtual Participation Instructions (coming soon) - The Virtual Participation Instructions will walk you through everything you need to know (coming soon).  NOTE:  the process is exactly the same as last year.
  6. OPTIONAL View the Virtual PPS Demo Video (coming soon- The Virtual PPS Demo Video will give you a virtual tour of the Participation Instructions in the previous step, so you may become even more familiar with the virtual format!
 
 
 
Registration Fees
 
Early registration rate $345 (before June 25); Regular registration rate $375 (June 25 - Sept 1);  Late registration rate $400 (after Sept 1).  See available discounts outlined below.
 
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, 2021. 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, 2021.
 
Discount Codes
 
Pharmacy Technicians (reduces Registration Fee to $150):  21virtualtech
UT Preceptors / Faculty / Residents / Graduate Students ($25 discount off registration fee):  21virtualfaculty
IMPORTANT:  Invalid use of codes will result in canceled registration. Please verify use with UT CPE if you have any questions.
 
 

Date: Sep 10, 2021 06:00 PM - Sep 12, 2021 04:30 PM

Fee

$345.00

CE Hours

25.25

CE Units

2.525

Registration closes on Sep 12, 2021 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 up to 14 hours of LIVE continuing education credit and up to 11.25 hours of HOME STUDY continuing education credit.

To earn CE credit after participating in LIVE or On Demand session(s), you must submit an online evaluation (there is an online evaluation for each accredited session).  It is the participant's responsibility to confirm CE credit has been awarded correctly by logging into their CPE Monitor profile (allow 7 days for credit to upload to CPE Monitor after submitting an evaluation).  Credit discrepancies must be reported to UT Continuing Pharmacy Education within 60 days of submitting an evaluation (CE credit cannot be awarded/corrected after 60 days have passed).  Please ensure that your NABP e-ID and DOB (MM/DD) are entered correctly in your profile prior to completing the evaluations.   

Important Note about LIVE CE Credit If you need to claim LIVE CE credit for attending the LIVE Broadcast, be sure to complete an online evaluation for each session within 7 days after the LIVE BROADCAST (before Sept 19).  After 7 days have passed, live sessions are transitioned to On Demand activities that only offer homestudy credit.   
 
 

 

 

   

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Objectives

  • Virtual Participation Instructions - coming soon!
  • 2020 Virtual PPS Demo Video - coming soon!

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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Brief Bio : View Speaker Bio & Disclosure: http://sites.utexas.edu/cpe-pps/speakers/white/
Date: 09/26/20
Time: 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
   

 

   

Date: 09/10/21
Time: 07:00 PM - 07:00 PM
   

   

2021 Immunization Updates (2 CE hours)
 

Objectives

  • Identify changes or updates to the January 2021 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 practice guidelines.
  • Discuss vaccines under investigation or in the pipeline.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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Sharon Rush, R.Ph.
Clinical Associate Professor, The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharm


Brief Bio : http://www.utexas.edu/pharmacy/divisions/practice/faculty/rush.html
Date: 09/10/21
Time: 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

CE Hours

2.00
   

   

Date: 09/10/21
Time: 09:00 PM - 09:00 PM
   

 

   

Date: 09/11/21
Time: 08:45 AM - 08:45 AM
   

   

Heart Failure and High Cholesterol:  Practical Implications of Treatment Guidelines
 

Objectives

  • Discuss Opening Remarks PPS 2021 - Jennifer Bosworth, PharmD, Assistant Director, UT CPE
  • Discuss the impact of guidelines / evidence-based data on the treatment of heart failure.
  • Discuss the impact of guidelines / evidence-based data on the treatment of high cholesterol.
  • Identify treatment options for heart failure and/or high cholesterol based on patient-specific information and treatment guidelines.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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James A. Karboski, Pharm.D.
Clinical Associate Professor, The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharm

Date: 09/11/21
Time: 08:45 AM - 10:15 AM

CE Hours

1.25
   

   

Objectives

  • More information provided during the event.
Date: 09/11/21
Time: 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
   

   

503B Outsourcing Facilities - What is the Impact on Pharmacy Practice?
 
 

Objectives

  • Define 503B compounding pharmacies.
  • Discuss challenges surrounding 503B dispensing.
  • Examine the impact that 503B outsourcing facilities have on community pharmacy

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Brian Williamson, RPh
The Williamson Rockers Group

Greg Rockers, RPh
The Williamson Rockers Group

Date: 09/11/21
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

CE Hours

1.25
   

   

Objectives

  • Everyone grab some lunch!
Date: 09/11/21
Time: 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
   

   

Pain Managment:  Complex Persistent Opioid Dependence (CPOD) in Patients on Long-Term Opioid Therapy (LTOT)
 

Objectives

  • Differentiate Complex Persistent Opioid Dependence (CPOD) from Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).
  • Describe identification, management, and mitigation of CPOD in patients taking Long-Term Opioid Therapy (LTOT).
  • Develop patient-centered plans for risk mitigation among LTOT patients.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Ajay Manhapra, MD
Section Chief, Pain Medicine, Hampton VA Medical Center

Date: 09/11/21
Time: 12:30 PM - 01:45 PM

CE Hours

1.25
   

   

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Objectives

  • More information provided during the event.
Date: 09/11/21
Time: 01:45 PM - 02:00 PM
   

   

Myth vs Reality: What Every Pharmacist Needs to Know About Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder
 

Objectives

  • Recall mechanism, formulations, dosing, and regulations related to buprenorphine.
  • Describe evidence supporting safety and efficacy of buprenorphine.
  • Discuss current ethical and legal controversies related to buprenorphine

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Lindsey J. Loera, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist, CARMAhealth Management, Inc.
PhARM Fellow, UT Austin College of Pharmacy

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Lucas G Hill, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP
Director of Operation Naloxone, UT Austin College of Pharmacy

Date: 09/11/21
Time: 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM

CE Hours

1.25
   

   

Objectives

  • More information provided during the event.
Date: 09/11/21
Time: 03:15 PM - 03:30 PM
   

   

2021 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.
  • Discuss specific 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

Date: 09/11/21
Time: 03:30 PM - 04:45 PM

CE Hours

1.25
   

   

Date: 09/11/21
Time: 04:45 PM - 04:45 PM
   

 

   

Date: 09/12/21
Time: 08:15 AM - 08:15 AM
   

   

Social Determinants of Health and the Impact on Patient Lives
 

Objectives

  • Discuss morning announcements - Jennifer Bosworth, PharmD, Assistant Director, UT CPE
  • Describe social determinants of health.
  • Explain how social determinants of health impact patient outcomes.
  • Discuss how pharmacists and pharmacy technicians can address health disparities in their own communities.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Skyller Walkes, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean of Diversity and Inclusion, The University of Texas College of Pharamcy

Date: 09/12/21
Time: 08:15 AM - 09:30 AM

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

Objectives

  • More information provided during the event.
Date: 09/12/21
Time: 09:30 AM - 09:45 AM
   

   

Treatment Advances in Multiple Sclerosis
 

Objectives

  • Briefly describe the pathophysiology of multiple sclerosis (MS) and its symptomatic impact on patients’ quality of life.
  • Explain the available pharmacologic treatment approaches for multiple sclerosis with regards to disease subtype, mechanism of action, effectiveness and adverse effects.
  • Identify emerging treatments and the potential impact on practice.
  • Explain how pharmacists can assist patients to address key barriers MS patients often face when managing their illness.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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Jacci Bainbridge, PharmD, FCCP
Professor, Dept of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy

Date: 09/12/21
Time: 09:45 AM - 11:00 AM

CE Hours

1.25
   

   

Date: 09/12/21
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
   

   

Shining a Light on Migraines: A Closer Look at Treatment and Prevention
 

Objectives

  • Differentiate symptoms of headache, migraines and potentially life-threatening conditions for the purpose of referring patients to appropriate treatment or medical attention.
  • Describe new and existing prescription medications used for the prevention of migraine headaches.
  • Describe new and existing prescription medications used for the treatment of migraine headaches.
  • Examine the impact and treatment of migraines in children/adolescents.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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

Date: 09/12/21
Time: 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

CE Hours

1.25
   

   

Date: 09/12/21
Time: 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM
   

   

Immunizations and COVID-19 – Where Are We Now and Where Are We Headed?
 

Objectives

  • Discuss the status of COVID-19 with regards to immunizations and variants in U.S.
  • Examine the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the status of non-covid vaccinations/preventable diseases.
  • Discuss vaccine hesitancy and special populations who may not wish to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and the impact/forecast on reaching herd immunity in the U.S.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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Sharon Rush, R.Ph.
Clinical Associate Professor, The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharm


Brief Bio : http://www.utexas.edu/pharmacy/divisions/practice/faculty/rush.html
Date: 09/12/21
Time: 01:15 PM - 02:30 PM

CE Hours

1.25
   

   

Date: 09/12/21
Time: 02:30 PM - 02:45 PM
   

   

The Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health in Older Adults
 

Objectives

  • Explain how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of older adults.
  • Describe strategies (healthy and unhealthy) that many seniors have employed to cope during the pandemic.
  • Identify how healthcare providers can support seniors during the pandemic.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Cherie Simpson, PhD, APRN, CNS-BC
Senior Adults Specialty Healthcare

Date: 09/12/21
Time: 02:45 PM - 03:45 PM

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

Date: 09/12/21
Time: 03:45 PM - 03:45 PM
   

   

   

   

 
This session is an On Demand home study session. 
 
 

Objectives

  • Examine briefly treatment approaches for pancreatic cancer.
  • Discuss challenges to treating this cancer.
  • Discuss opportunities for pharmacists to support patients with pancreatic cancer.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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Scott Soefje, Pharm.D., MBA, BCOP, FCCP
Director of Pharmacy, University Medical Center Brackenridge

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

 
This session is an On Demand home study session. 
 
 

Objectives

  • Describe the mechanism of action of mRNA therapies and how they differ from DNA therapies.
  • Examine the current and future applications of these therapies in healthcare.
  • Discuss potential ethical considerations with mRNA or DNA therapies.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Zhengrong Cui, PhD
Professor of Molecular Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery Alfred and Dorothy Mannino Fellow in Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharm

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

 
This session is an On Demand home study session. 
 
 

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

CE Hours

1.25
   

   

 
This session is an On Demand home study session. 
 
 

Objectives

  • Review new treatments for COVID-19.
  • Discuss new treatment guidelines, best practices, and review of safety in hospital settings.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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Elizabeth O. Hand, Pharm.D., BCIDP
Clinical Assistant Professor - Pediatrics, The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharm

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

 
This session is an On Demand home study session. 
 
 

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.

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.

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.

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

 
This session is an On Demand home study session. 
 
 

Objectives

  • Discuss selected terminology used in sterile compounding
  • Demonstrate hand positions that minimize risk of shadowing
  • Setup LAFW (hood) to optimize workflow
  • Identify shadowing of critical sites and recommend corrections

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Temple, Holli, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP
Clinical Assistant Professor Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice, The University of Texas at Austin, College of Phar

CE Hours

0.50
   

   

 
This session is an On Demand home study session. 
 
 

Objectives

  • Review anatomy of syringes and needles
  • Define and demonstrate lumen volume
  • Apply knowledge of lumen volume to compounding scenarios

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Temple, Holli, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP
Clinical Assistant Professor Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice, The University of Texas at Austin, College of Phar

CE Hours

0.50
   

   

 
This session is an On Demand home study session. 
 
 

Objectives

  • Characterize a quality onboarding training program.
  • Describe a compliant competency assessment program, including how to identify and remediate “failure”.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Temple, Holli, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP
Clinical Assistant Professor Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice, The University of Texas at Austin, College of Phar

CE Hours

0.50
   

   

 
This session is an On Demand home study session. 
 
 

Objectives

  • List key components for compounding formula documents.
  • List some advantages and challenges of electronic systems for IV Workflow Management and documentation for required USP <797>-related tasks.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Temple, Holli, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP
Clinical Assistant Professor Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice, The University of Texas at Austin, College of Phar

CE Hours

0.50
   

   

 
This session is an On Demand home study session. 
 
 

Objectives

  • Contrast a basic vs. dynamic viable environmental sampling program

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Temple, Holli, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP
Clinical Assistant Professor Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice, The University of Texas at Austin, College of Phar

CE Hours

0.50
   

   

 
This session is an On Demand home study session. 
 
 

Objectives

  • Identify best practices in staging ingredients and supplies.
  • Identify best practices in establishing effective sanitizing procedures.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Temple, Holli, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP
Clinical Assistant Professor Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice, The University of Texas at Austin, College of Phar

CE Hours

0.50