EVENT DETAILS
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel
135-20 39th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354
Time
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Total Credits
7 Contact Hour(s)
Target Audience
Nurse , Pharmacist , Pharmacy Technician
Cost
$129.00
Registration closes on 6/5/2019 at 11:00 PM
Early Registration: $129.00
Cost After 5/16/2019: $149.00
 

Registration
Registration will be held between 8:00a and 8:30a. Upon registering, you will be given a packet containing a Seminar Access Code sheet and an Attendance Verification form. The Seminar Access code sheet will provide you an opportunity to record the evaluation password for each course. This passcode will allow you entry to complete your online activity evaluation at the conclusion of each activity. The Attendance Verification form must be submitted to the registration desk prior to your departure at the end of the day.

Activity Handouts
Activity handouts will NOT be provided at registration. You are asked to download the handouts prior to arriving at the conference. You may save the handouts to your mobile device or laptop, or you may print them, for reference throughout the conference and future use.

Audience Response Questions
TurningPoint technology will be used for interactive audience response questions during each CE activity. You will be asked to participate with your mobile device or laptop.  You can either download the TurningPoint app for your mobile device, or you can simply visit ttpoll.com.  You will be asked to enter the Session ID: AHRevents.  Your audience response questions will automatically appear as they are asked by the faculty.

Earning Credit
An online activity evaluation must be completed for each activity in order to earn CE credit for participation. Upon conclusion of each activity, you may log in to AHRevents.com, hover over CE Activity, and click on Retrieve On-Location Credits. After choosing the correct conference, enter the supplied evaluation passcodes delivered after each CE session to unlock access to the online activity evaluations. After completing the online activity evaluation, you will have earned your CE credit. Please ensure that your NABP ePID and birthdate are updated in your AHR profile for proper submission to CPE Monitor.

Meals
A light continental breakfast will be provided during the morning registration. A plated lunch will be served between the hours of 1:00p and 2:00p. Refreshments and snacks will be provided during the afternoon programs.

Educational Sponsors

Continuing Education Initiative NYC Poison Control Center
 

AGENDA

Scheduled CE Activities Thursday, June 6, 2019
  
The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) has estimated that 54 million Americans already have osteoporosis or low bone mass placing them at increased risk for fracture.  Osteoporosis is often referred to as a “silent” disease because many patients never learn they have osteoporosis until they suffer a fracture.  This program will educate pharmacists on the risk factors, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of osteoporosis, as well as the importance of counseling patients to adhere to specific lifestyle modifications in the overall management of osteoporosis.
 
 
Pharmacist Learning Objectives
  • Identify the epidemiology and pathophysiology of osteoporosis
  • Recognize the risk factors and screening methods for those at high risk for fracture
  • Identify the current treatment modalities for patients with or at risk of osteoporosis
  • Recognize the pharmacist's role in the management of patients with osteoporosis including prevention and nonpharmacological interventions
Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives
  • Identify the epidemiology and pathophysiology of osteoporosis
  • Recognize the risk factors and screening methods for those at high risk for fracture
  • Identify the current treatment modalities for patients with or at risk of osteoporosis
Nurse Learning Objectives
  • Identify the epidemiology and pathophysiology of osteoporosis
  • Recognize the risk factors and screening methods for those at high risk for fracture
  • Identify the current treatment modalities for patients with or at risk of osteoporosis
  • Recognize the pharmacist's role in the management of patients with osteoporosis including prevention and nonpharmacological interventions
 
Faculty
Brooke FidlerPharmD
Associate Professor, LIU Pharmacy, Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
 
ACPE UAN
0280-0000-19-027-L01-P (Knowledge-Based)
0280-0000-19-027-L01-T (Knowledge-Based)
0280-0000-19-027-L01-N (Knowledge-Based)
 
Credits
1.5
 
Handouts
 
Supported By
American Health Resources, LLC.
 
This session will focus on the NYC Poison Control Center, the services provided and how the PCC is a resource for pharmacists working in the community. In addition, we will discuss strategies for communicating public education of poison prevention and medicine safety initiatives.  
 
 
Pharmacist Learning Objectives
  • Identify the varied services of the Poison Control Center (PCC) and how it is a resource for healthcare teams
  • Identify ways that the PCC and community healthcare teams can collaborate
  • Identify resources for providing education about poison prevention and medicine safety in the community
Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives
  • Identify the varied services of the Poison Control Center (PCC) and how it is a resource for healthcare teams
  • Identify ways that the PCC and community healthcare teams can collaborate
  • Identify resources for providing education about poison prevention and medicine safety in the community
Nurse Learning Objectives
  • Identify the varied services of the Poison Control Center (PCC) and how it is a resource for healthcare teams
  • Identify ways that the PCC and community healthcare teams can collaborate
  • Identify resources for providing education about poison prevention and medicine safety in the community
 
Faculty
Lauren SchwartzMPH
Director of Public Education Programs; New York City Poison Control Center, Bellevue Hospital Center
Maria Mercurio-ZappalaRPh
Associate Director; New York City Poison Control Center, Bellevue Hospital Center
 
ACPE UAN
0280-0000-19-022-L04-P (Knowledge-Based)
0280-0000-19-022-L04-T (Knowledge-Based)
0280-0000-19-022-L04-N (Knowledge-Based)
 
Credits
1
 
Handouts
 
Supported By
NYC Poison Control Center
 
The presentation will review common herbal/OTC products and explain the proposed mechanism of action of specific herbs. During the presentation proposed adverse reactions for each herbal product will be described.   Participants who attend the presentation will learn also about potential interactions of herbal/over-the-counter products with medications for diabetes and other conditions.  In addition, participants will learn how to prevent potential interaction and improve the patient’s plan of care.
 
 
Pharmacist Learning Objectives
  • Identify herbal remedies commonly used for patients in diabetes
  • Recognize the potential adverse effects and drug interactions with herbal remedies
  • Recognize the proposed mechanism of action of herbal remedies
Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives
  • Identify herbal remedies commonly used for patients in diabetes
  • Recognize the potential adverse effects and drug interactions with herbal remedies
  • Recognize the proposed mechanism of action of herbal remedies
Nurse Learning Objectives
  • Identify herbal remedies commonly used for patients in diabetes
  • Recognize the potential adverse effects and drug interactions with herbal remedies
  • Recognize the proposed mechanism of action of herbal remedies
 
Faculty
Samuel Grossman PharmD, CDE
Diabetes Educator and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Primary Care, Department of Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Health Care System
 
ACPE UAN
0280-0000-19-028-L01-P (Knowledge-Based)
0280-0000-19-028-L01-T (Knowledge-Based)
0280-0000-19-028-L01-N (Knowledge-Based)
 
Credits
1.5
 
Handouts
 
Supported By
American Health Resources, LLC.
 
At the conclusion of the activity, participants will be able to discuss recent developments in hepatitis C (HCV) treatment options, discuss the drug-drug interactions associated with those treatments, and describe how to best manage drug interactions in the treatment of HCV.
 
 
Pharmacist Learning Objectives
  • Recognize recent developments in the treatment of hepatitis C (HCV)
  • Identify clinically important adverse effects, contraindications, and drug-drug interactions associated with medication used in the treatment of HCV
  • Devise strategies for managing drug interaction HCV therapies
Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives
  • Recognize recent developments in the treatment of hepatitis C (HCV)
  • Identify clinically important adverse effects, contraindications, and drug-drug interactions associated with medication used in the treatment of HCV
Nurse Learning Objectives
  • Recognize recent developments in the treatment of hepatitis C (HCV)
  • Identify clinically important adverse effects, contraindications, and drug-drug interactions associated with medication used in the treatment of HCV
  • Devise strategies for managing drug interaction HCV therapies
 
Faculty
Susan MK LeePharmD, BCPS, CDE
Specialist Pharmacist, Sandra Atlas Bass Center for Liver Diseases, Northwell Health
 
ACPE UAN
0280-0000-19-029-L01-P (Knowledge-Based)
0280-0000-19-029-L01-T (Knowledge-Based)
0280-0000-19-029-L01-N (Knowledge-Based)
 
Credits
1.5
 
Handouts
 
Supported By
Clinical Education Initiative
 
Pharmacy teams boast unprecedented resources and tools for reduction in medication error.  Despite staggering technological advances, errors continue.  In fact, new opportunities for error have emerged with some of the very tools intended to eliminate systematic errors.  Using established psychological principles, human engineering factors are examined and extrapolated to the unique challenges of the contemporary pharmacy setting.  The vitality of intra- and inter-professional communications is emphasized throughout the didactic structure of this presentation.
 
 
Pharmacist Learning Objectives
  • Recognize the vitality of workplace culture in the implementation of an effective Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) plan
  • Identify error prone abbreviations from ISMP's "Do Not Use" list
  • Recognize limitations of electronic tools in pharmacy practice
Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives
  • Recognize the vitality of workplace culture in the implementation of an effective Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) plan
  • Identify error prone abbreviations from ISMP's "Do Not Use" list
  • Recognize limitations of electronic tools in pharmacy practice
Nurse Learning Objectives
  • Recognize the vitality of workplace culture in the implementation of an effective Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) plan
  • Identify error prone abbreviations from ISMP's "Do Not Use" list
  • Recognize limitations of electronic tools in pharmacy practice
 
Faculty
Kevin HopeRPh
Clinical Education Specialist and Continuing Education Administrator, PharmCon, Inc.; Advisory Board Member, Paradigm Education Solutions; Nuclear Pharmacist, Triad Isotopes
 
ACPE UAN
0280-0000-19-021-L05-P (Knowledge-Based)
0280-0000-19-021-L05-T (Knowledge-Based)
0280-0000-19-021-L05-N (Knowledge-Based)
 
Credits
1.5
 
Handouts
 
Supported By
American Health Resources, LLC.
 
 
 
 
Requirements for CE Credit
  • Participant Requirement and Statement of Credit: To receive credit, participants must fully attend each session (no partial credit will be awarded), pass in a completed attendance verification form, and using the access code provided, complete the online evaluation for each session attended. Attendance will be verified. All participants will have the opportunity to evaluate the educational sessions and presenters as well as the ability to identify their
  • Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians: CE credit will be automatically uploaded to CPE Monitor upon completion of the evaluation and posted to the participant’s NABP account within 72 hours where an official certificate of credit can be printed. Evaluations must be completed within 60 days of program date to receive credit.
  • Statement of Disclosure: Disclosure will be made on the day of the program regarding any interest or affiliation a speaker may have with a supporting organization.
  • Refund Policy: A full refund will be provided only if a written request is received by American Health Resources, LLC at least 48 hours prior to the program or if the program is cancelled. American Health Resources, LLC reserves the right to change the presenters, topics or seminar schedules.
 
Only Certificates of Credit issued from CPE Monitor are valid in the US.
CPE Monitor will not accept credits after 60 days from the session date.
 
Supported By:
American Health Resources, LLC.
 
Registration closes on 6/5/2019 at 11:00 PM
 

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