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Continuing Professional Development

Office of Continuing Professional Development

CE & Snow ‘14

Sunday – Tuesday, January 26-28, 2014

Sunday River, Bethel, Maine

Sunday River Room Reservation Form

Sunday River Spa

 

Continuing Education Credits

Pharmacists: The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Attendance and completion of online program evaluations at the conclusion of the program are required for statements of credit.

UAN 0060-9999-14-004-L01P (Pharmacists) UAN 0060-9999-14-004-L01T (Technicians)

Credit Designation This program will provide the participant with up to 7.5 Contact Hours (0.75 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit for completion of the entire series. Participants will receive a statement of credit after attending an activity and completing an online program evaluation form.  Attendees must complete a Live Program Evaluation Form online and may immediately print their official statements of credit at the URI Continuing Professional Development site at https://www.uripharmacycpd.org/ following the activity.

Activity Type This program offers knowledge-based continuing education activities.

 

Target Audience

This continuing education program was planned to meet the needs of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

 

Registration & Refund Policy

Register online at: https://www.uripharmacycpd.org/. You will receive an immediate email confirmation upon receipt of payment. Please register before January 10, 2014. The early program registration fee is $99. The registration fee after January 10, 2014 is $119.  Registration fee, subject to a $25 administrative fee, will be refunded provided notice is received five business days prior to the program date. MSHP members should register through their association provided link in order to take advantage of member discounts.

 

Special Services

Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (dietary, physical, etc.). Please email pharmce@etal.uri.edu at least seven days prior to the program.

 

Contact Us

Please direct questions or comments about this Continuing Pharmacy Education program to the URI Office of Continuing Professional Development. Phone: 401-874-5552 Fax:  401-874-4424 Email: PharmCE@etal.uri.edu

 

Location and Room Reservations

Sunday River Resort Package

Book your room at the Jordan Grand Resort Hotel and Conference Center

Bethel, Maine and enjoy…..

  • 133 Trails and Glades with 16 Lifts
  • Tubing/Sledding Park
  • Chondola Rides! First in the Northeast
  • Skating Rink
  • Zip lines
  • Spa
  • Indoor/Outdoor Heated Pool & Jacuzzi
  • Health Club
  • Sitting by the Fireplace

$60 discounted lift tickets for URI College of Pharmacy and MSHP guests (a $25 savings!), available upon room check-in.

10% discounts on spa treatments at the Jordan Spa

Two Night Package Rates for Standard Room and Studio Deluxe, including 2 breakfasts and 2 dinners at these reasonable rates (additional package rates included on reservation form): $265.31 per person for Double Occupancy; $423.68 for Single Occupancy.

To make lodging reservations, please download and complete the Sunday River Reservation Form and fax it to Sunday River’s reservation office at 207-824-5195. Please direct your reservation questions to the Sunday River Reservation office by calling 1-800-207-2365 and mention Reservation Group Code # 85526N URI College of Pharmacy. To ensure these rates, your reservation form must be received by December 27, 2013. Visit the Sunday River website at: http://www.sundayriver.com/Lodging/LodgingDescriptions/JordanGrandHotel.html

For the ultimate relief after a long day in sessions and on the slopes…treat yourself to the Jordan Spa at the Jordan Grand Resort Hotel at Sunday River. Enjoy 10% off all services for URI College of Pharmacy and MSHP guests. Book your appointments in advance by calling the Jordan Spa at 207.824.5328. Please mention the URI + MSHP program. First come, first served!

 

Program Agenda

Sunday, January 26, 2014

 4:00-5:00 pm Registration, check-in, Welcome remarks, program overview

5:00-6:00pm  “Calling the Shots: Are Your Patients Up To Date with Vaccines?”

Christine Eisenhower, PharmD, BCPS
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice
The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy        

6:00 – 7:30pm “Clinical Pearls for Improving Patient Care 2014”

Presented by Maine Pharmacy Residents

“Evaluation of the role of IV acetaminophen as a primary pain management strategy in post cardiac surgery patients”
Vatsal Patel, PharmD, PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident, Maine Medical Center

 “Comparison of a pediatric-specific and an institution-wide antibiogram”
 Christy Smith, PharmD, PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident, Maine Medical Center

“Clinical Characteristics of Patients Requiring Blood Transfusions in Total Hip and Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Case-Control Study”
Anna Sgambelluri, PharmD, PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident, Maine Medical Center

 “Naloxone Administration Used as a Trigger to Detect Impatient Opioid-Induced Adverse Drug Events”
Dorothy Wang, PharmD, PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident, Maine Medical Center

“Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease management in high risk patients: evaluation of a multidisciplinary team approach to reduce readmission rates within a federally qualified health center population”
Kari London, PharmD, PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident, Penobscot Community Health Care

“Evaluation of innovative multidisciplinary collaborative practice group on controlled substance use and prescribing within a federally qualified healthcare center”
Rachel Bastien, PharmD, PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident, Penobscot Community Health Care

“Expanding the role of pharmacy technicians in primary care practices: A pilot program for controlled substance monitoring”
Zachery Deabay, PharmD, PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident, Penobscot Community Health Care

“Pharmacist interventions on prescribing habits for urinary tract infections (UTIs) in a walk-in care clinic”
Nicholas LeBlanc, PharmD, PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident, Penobscot Community Health Care 

7:30 pm URI/MSHP Dinner and Exhibit Theatre

 

Monday, January 27, 2014          

6:45-8:30am  Breakfast Buffet & Exhibit Theatre

7:30-8:45am  “Management of Gout: From Acute Relief to Long-term Control”

 Leila Rostamnjad, PharmD, B.S

8:45-9:00am  Break

9:00 -10:15am           “Clinical Pearl for Improving Patient Care 2014”

Presented by Maine Pharmacy Residents

“Evaluating Potential Patient Cost Reduction Following Restricted Use of Granulocyte-Colony Stimulating Factors in Intermediate Risk Febrile Neutropenia Chemotherapeutic Regimens”
Nathan Cookson, PharmD, PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident, Maine General Medical Center

“Pilot Study of Pharmacy Driven Medication Reconciliation in the Emergency Department at a New Community Hospital”
Thomas Frail, PharmD, PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident, Maine General Medical Center

“Identification of patients who received vancomycin despite low risk for development of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection”
 Kelly Grossman, PharmD, PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident, VA Maine Healthcare System

“Healthcare consumption and characterization of veterans receiving high dose opioid therapy: identification of opportunities for system improvement”
Heather Hathaway, PharmD, PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident, VA Maine Healthcare System

“Medication use evaluation (MUE) of insulin glargine and neutral protamine hagedorn (NPH) insulin in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DMII)”
Rachel Mayer, PharmD, PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident, VA Maine Healthcare System

 “Efficacy of a Nurse Driven, Electronic, Diabetic Ketoacidosis Protocol: A Comparative Analysis”
Megan Hudacek, PharmD, PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident, Eastern Maine Medical Center

“Implementation of a Pharmacy Led Medication Education and Post-Discharge Follow-Up Service”
Dennis Wood, PharmD, PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident, Eastern Maine Medical Center

6:00-7:15 pm “Compounding”

Norman Campbell, JD, PhD, RPh
Professor Emeritus/Ambassador
The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy                   

7:15 pm          Dinner & Exhibit Theatre

 

Tuesday, January 28, 2014          

6:45-8:30am  Breakfast Buffet

7:30-8:45am “Antimicrobial Stewardship”

Jennifer Ott, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Infectious Diseases
Eastern Maine Medical Center

 

Learning Objectives for Pharmacists

At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe updates to the CDC recommendations for pneumococcal and Tdap/Td vaccines;
  2. List the steps required to screen older adult patients for shingles vaccine eligibility;
  3. Discuss strategies for successful vaccine clinics;
  4. Describe the consequences of inadequate postoperative pain relief and use of opioids as monotherapy;
  5. Review literature identifying differences in pathogen resistance-patterns between pediatric and adult populations;
  6. Compare differences in antimicrobial susceptibilities between the pediatric-specific and institution-wide antibiograms at Maine Medical Center;
  7. Evaluate what risk factors predispose a person to receiving blood transfusions, specifically for the patient population at Maine Medical Center;
  8. Discuss prevalence of adverse drug events and detection methods;
  9. Review current literature surrounding using naloxone as a trigger to detect opioid-induced adverse drug events;
  10. Describe the development and workflow of a collaborative COPD management initiative;
  11. Discuss changes in prescribing after implementation of Controlled Substances Initiative committee;
  12. Describe historical role of pharmacy technicians in the outpatient setting;
  13. Discuss the expansion of technician responsibilities and integration into the healthcare team;
  14. Discuss the impact expanding technician roles will have on the practice of pharmacy in the primary care setting;
  15. Describe local resistance patterns for causative organisms or urinary tract infections;
  16. Describe the role of the pharmacist in working to collaboratively optimize antibiotic use in walk-in clinics;
  17. Describe the Pathophysiology, clinical presentation and diagnosis of gout;
  18. Describe non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic therapeutic approaches to gout, based on the 2012 American College of Rheumatology guidelines;
  19. List at least three chemotherapy regimens that place patients at intermediate risk for febrile neutropenia;
  20. Describe a successful medication reconciliation process;
  21. Identify patients who are low risk for the development of a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection using the National Veterans Affair’s vancomycin de-escalation policy;
  22. Discuss the public health impact of opioid use in chronic pain patients;
  23. List the risks associated with opioid therapy;
  24. Identify steps used at VA Main Healthcare System to mitigate risks associated with opioid therapy;
  25. Discuss current treatment guidelines for type 2 Diabetes Mellitus patients as well as efficacy, cost, and incidence of severe hypoglycemia for insulin glargine vs. insulin NPH;
  26. Explain the rationale behind using a standardized diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) protocol for the treatment of adult DKA patients;
  27. Discuss the value of a pharmacy led education service;
  28. Identify the barriers that exist to the successful implementation of a pharmacy led education service.

 

Learning Objectives for Pharmacy Technicians

At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss strategies for successful vaccine clinics;
  2. Review current literature surrounding blood transfusions in total knee/hip arthroplasty;
  3. Review literature identifying differences in pathogen resistance-patterns between pediatric and adult populations;
  4. Review current literature surrounding naloxone use;
  5. Describe the development and workflow of the Controlled Substances Initiative (CSI) committee;
  6. Describe historical role of pharmacy technicians in the outpatient setting;
  7. Explore the expansion of technician responsibilities and integration into the healthcare team;
  8. Discuss the impact expanding technician roles will have on the practice of pharmacy in the primary care setting;
  9. Discuss the value of a pharmacy led education service;
  10. Identify the barriers that exist to the successful implementation of a pharmacy led education service.

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