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Identifying and Responding to Victims of Human Trafficking for Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians


 

Identifying and Responding to Victims of Human Trafficking for Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians

 
Session meets the human trafficking prevention CPE requirement for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians
Requirement Due by September 1, 2022 • See TSBP Rule
 
 
 
Learning Objectives 
  • Describe different types of human trafficking and their local, statewide and international prevalence
  • Identify potential signs of human trafficking in victims who present for care in a medical setting
  • Discuss immediate healthcare needs of identified victims and develop ability for trauma-informed response
  • Describe available resources for victims service and aftercare

Faculty 
 
Kerri Taylor, M.S., ccc-slp
Executive Director at Unbound Houston

Kerri Taylor is the Executive Director of Unbound Houston, the local chapter of Unbound, an international anti-human trafficking organization which focuses on domestic minor sex trafficking with specific emphasis on prevention efforts with at-risk youth. Unbound works to activate the community to fight human trafficking. Their prevention education program Keeping Our Students Safe was awarded a grant by the Office of the Texas Governor’s Child Sex Trafficking Team. In the Bay Area of Houston, they are dedicated to public awareness, demand reduction efforts, professional training, and providing support to survivors. In January of 2020, Unbound Houston opened their advocacy center with 4 CSEY advocates serving minor and youth survivors of sex trafficking. They have added a 5th advocate and also serve adult survivors.  In addition to being a member of the Child Sex Trafficking Team’s Advisory Council for Harris County, Kerri serves on the board of the Brazoria County United Front Coalition to Fight Human Trafficking which brings educators, advocates, business people, medical professionals, and law enforcement together to cross-train, coordinate, collaborate and create a continuum of services for survivors of human trafficking in that community. She is also a member of the No Trafficking Zone advisory board for NRG established in 2020, and serves alongside other advocates in Galveston County as a coordinated response to human trafficking is developed through the Galveston County Crisis Response Team (GCCRT). Kerri earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Baylor University where she majored in Education with a specialization in speech pathology and audiology. She subsequently earned her Master’s degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii. Throughout her career, Kerri specialized in serving the birth to three population, as well as adult rehab patients. She is a retired speech/language pathologist in private practice, where she specialized in adult neurogenic disorders. In 2019 she was named Galveston County’s woman of the year by the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce. Texas Nurse Practitioners recognized her as one of the nominees for the 2020 Texas Nurse Practitioner Visionary Award, stating she was a leader and valuable partner to the healthcare system.

Disclosure: Ms. Taylor has no financial relationship(s) to disclose.
 
Claire A. Latiolais, PharmD, M.S.
Clinical Assistant Professor for Pharmacy Practice
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
 
Dr. Claire Latiolais graduated from Purdue University with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2015. She went on to complete an ASHP accredited Health-System Pharmacy Administration residency in The Houston Program at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, TX. Along with this program, she completed her Master’s in Pharmacy Leadership and Administration from the University of Houston College of Pharmacy. She joined the faculty at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy (UTCOP) in 2018 and currently serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the department of Pharmacy Practice. Her role includes serving as the Course Coordinator for the Institutional Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (I-IPPE).  Additionally, her responsibilities include teaching Drug Information, Applied Pharmacy Management, Clinical Skills, Hospital Pharmacy, as well as serving as the Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists (SSHP) faculty advisor. Dr. Latiolais is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) where she served on the 2019-2020 New Practitioners Forum Executive Committee, the Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists (TSHP) where she serves on the Education Affairs Council, the Central Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CTSHP) where she served as a Board Member, Phi Lambda Sigma, Phi Delta Chi, and Rho Chi. Her interests include experiential education, professional development of students, servant leadership, hospital operations, pharmacy management, and pediatrics.
 
Disclosure: Dr. Latoiais has no financial relationship(s) to disclose.
 
Sarah Kubes, Pharm.D., BCPPS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacotherapy
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
 

Dr. Kubes was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She graduated from Texas A&M University in 2006 with a BS in Biomedical Sciences, then attended the University of Houston College of Pharmacy and graduated in 2011. Dr. Kubes continued her post graduate education as a PGY1 resident at Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Houston Medical Center and then a PGY2 pediatrics residency at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. Following residency, she accepted a position as a Pediatric Critical Care Clinical Specialist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. In 2014, she re-located to San Antonio and took on the role as the Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist at The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio. Dr. Kubes joined the UT group in 2018 as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Pharmacotherapy Division of the College of Pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin, as well as an Adjoint Assistant Professor in the School of Medicine and The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. In addition to her teaching and research responsibilities within the college, Dr. Kubes is also responsible for clinical pharmacy services and caring for pediatric patients within the University Health System in San Antonio. Dr. Kubes also sits on the CTSHP board as a senior board member, has been appointed by the Texas Attorney General’s office and the Texas Health and Human Services commission as a Texas Medicaid Drug Utilization Review Board Member, serves as the Chair for the UT affiliated Residency Programs and vice chair for the general pediatrics special interest group for the Pediatric Pharmacy Association national organization. Her primary areas of research include quality improvement in pediatrics, cystic fibrosis and infectious diseases. Her clinical interests include pediatrics, infectious diseases and maternal health. In her spare time she is a mom to 3 children, an avid gardener, baker, reader and chicken/turkey/pheasant/duck/quail/bunny/piggy tender.

Disclosure: Dr. Kubes has no financial relationship(s) to disclose.

 
This program was developed through a partnership between The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy and Unbound Houston, a leading non-profit that supports survivors and resources our community to fight human trafficking. 
 
This pharmacy-focused activity is FREE and meets TSBP CPE requirement for human trafficking prevention.
 
 
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Fee

$0.00

CE Hours

1.50

CE Units

0.150

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Support/Credits


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 online activity is approved for 0.150 CEUs (1.50 contact hour) of continuing education credit. In order to receive 1.50 contact hour of CE credit, the participant must watch the video in its entirety, complete the online post-test, and complete online evaluation.  Please make sure NABP profile and date of birth (month/year) are correct under learner's profile in this system.

 

 

 

Human Trafficking and the Pharmacy
 
Session meets the human trafficking CE requirement for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians
 
Learning Objectives 
  • Describe different types of human trafficking and their local, statewide and international prevalence
  • Identify potential signs of human trafficking in victims who present for care in a medical setting
  • Discuss immediate healthcare needs of identified victims and develop ability for trauma-informed response
  • Describe available resources for victims service and aftercare

Once Registration is complete, the video will appear as well as access to program slides, post-test and evaluation.

Activity Number

0067-0000-22-047-H05-P/T

Release Date: Jun 9, 2022
Credit Expiration Date: Jun 8, 2025

CE Hours

1.50