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63rd Pharmacy Practice Seminar • PPS • Austin, TX


Pharmacy Practice Seminar 

September 26-27, 2015 • DoubleTree Austin

Every September, we invite you to join over 570 pharmacists and pharmacy technicians for our annual CPE seminar. This year's event will be held at the DoubleTree North Hotel in Austin, Texas on Saturday and Sunday, September 26-27, 2015.

Program provides tools and knowledge that can be immediately applied upon return to practice. The seminar offers up to 15 contact hours of ACPE accredited pharmacy continuing education.


**Pharmacy Technician Discount: This discount is for Pharmacy Tecnicians only. To receive the discount, while on the registration page, put the coupon code "technician" in the coupon box and press "apply coupon". Your fee will be adjusted.Only Pharmacy Technician credets can be awarded with use of this fee. 
***UT Preceptor / Faculty/ Residents / Graduate Student Discount: This discount is valid for currently appointed UT Austin College of Pharmacy preceptors, faculty, residents, and graduate students. To receive the discount, while on the registration page, put the coupon code "utfaculty" in the coupon box and press "apply coupon". Your fee will be adjusted. Please note: if not a UT faculty member or UT Austin Preceptor and code is used, registration will be canceled.

Date: Sep 26, 2015 10:55 AM - Sep 27, 2015 11:55 AM

Fee

$425.00

CE Hours

15.00

CE Units

1.500

Registration closes on Sep 26, 2015 12:00 AM

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Technicians

Accreditation(s)

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
 

Requirements for CE Credit

To Receive Continuing Education 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 two-day activity is approved for 1.5 CEUs (15 contact hours) of continuing education credit.  In order to receive 15 contact hours of CE credit, the participant must attend/participate in all sessions of the program, and return their completed Record of Attendance/Evaluation Forms at the conclusion of the program.
 
 

 

 

Registration closes on Sep 26, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Registration Closed  

Date: 09/26/15
Time: 07:45 AM - 09:00 AM
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Objectives

  • Describe the transformation of medical education and how it will impact health care delivery.
  • Define interdisciplinary health care practice.Explain how newer models of health care delivery better meet the needs of the entire community.
  • Explain how newer models of health care delivery better meet the needs of the entire community.

Activity Number

0067-0000-15-010-L04-P/T
Date: 09/26/15
Time: 07:45 AM - 09:00 AM

CE Hours

1.25
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Objectives

  • Discuss the gap in the management of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) in patients who do not fully respond to first-line treatments.
  • Examine emerging therapeutic strategies for patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) who do not fully respond to first-line treatments.
  • Recognize opportunities for pharmacists to intervene at signs of inadequate response to medication therapy.

Activity Number

0067-0000-15-011-L01-P/T
Date: 09/26/15
Time: 09:00 AM - 10:15 AM

CE Hours

1.25
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Date: 09/26/15
Time: 10:15 AM - 10:35 AM
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Registration Closed  

Objectives

  • Discuss the most commonly occurring types of skin cancer
  • Define the ABCDE's of skin cancer.
  • Explain the science behind the new drug therapies for melanoma.
  • Review the drug therapies for all types of skin cancer.

Activity Number

0067-0000-15-012-L01-P/T
Date: 09/26/15
Time: 10:35 AM - 11:50 AM

CE Hours

1.25
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Objectives

  • Briefly review the pathophysiology and diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes.
  • Review the most recently approved medications used for treating Type 2 diabetes, including glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 receptor agonists), dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors (DP-4 inhibitors) and sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors.

Activity Number

0067-0000-15-013-L01-P/T
Date: 09/26/15
Time: 11:50 AM - 01:05 PM

CE Hours

1.25
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Registration Closed  

Date: 09/26/15
Time: 01:05 PM - 02:00 PM
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Objectives

  • Discuss the re-emergence of several vaccine-preventable diseases in the U.S. and their impact on public health.
  • Describe immunization strategies to address these key vaccine-preventable diseases.
  • Discuss new vaccine developments on the horizon.

Activity Number

0067-0000-15-014-L01-P/T
Date: 09/26/15
Time: 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM

CE Hours

1.25
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Objectives

  • Discuss the prevalence and causes of childhood obesity.
  • Examine public health consequences of the epidemic.
  • Describe strategies for achieving childhood wellness and reversing the obesity epidemic.

Activity Number

0067-0000-15-015-L01-P/T
Date: 09/26/15
Time: 03:15 PM - 04:30 PM

CE Hours

1.25
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Date: 09/26/15
Time: 04:30 PM - 04:45 PM
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Objectives

  • Examine the relationship between early childhood experiences and the development of personality disorders and addiction.

Activity Number

0067-0000-15-016-L04-P/T
Date: 09/26/15
Time: 04:45 PM - 06:00 PM

CE Hours

1.25
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Registration Closed  

Date: 09/26/15
Time: 06:00 PM - 06:00 PM
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Registration closes on Sep 26, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Registration Closed  

Date: 09/27/15
Time: 07:30 AM - 07:40 AM
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Objectives

  • Discuss what drives suicidal behavior
  • Recognize opportunities for intervention and referral
  • Discuss strategies for living mentally well

Activity Number

0067-0000-15-017-L01-P/T
Date: 09/27/15
Time: 07:40 AM - 08:55 AM

CE Hours

1.25
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Objectives

  • Cite recent changes in pharmacy laws and rules.
  • Examine how the updates pharmacy rules/laws may impact daily practice.

Activity Number

0067-0000-15-018-L03-P/T
Date: 09/27/15
Time: 08:55 AM - 10:25 AM

CE Hours

1.50
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Objectives

  • Describe the pharmacology, adverse effects, drug interactions, therapeutic uses and dosing of selected prescription drugs recently marketed.

Activity Number

0067-0000-15-019-L01-P/T
Date: 09/27/15
Time: 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

CE Hours

1.25
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Date: 09/27/15
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:55 PM
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Objectives

  • Define specialty pharmacy and its role in pharmacy practice.
  • Identify products and services that specialty pharmacies typically offer.
  • Explain how collaborations between specialty pharmacies, retail settings, hospitals, and manufacturers can improve patient outcome

Activity Number

0067-0000-15-020-L04-P/T
Date: 09/27/15
Time: 12:55 PM - 02:10 PM

CE Hours

1.25
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Objectives

  • Examine the evidence for and against dual anti-platelet therapy.
  • Assess the new evidence for the use of aspirin in primary and secondary prevention
  • Discuss the risks and benefits of statins in the general population.

Activity Number

0067-0000-15-021-L01-P/T
Date: 09/27/15
Time: 02:10 PM - 03:10 PM

CE Hours

1.00
Registration Closed  

Registration Closed  

Date: 09/27/15
Time: 03:10 PM - 03:10 PM
Registration Closed