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    • May 11, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 5:15 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom Virtual Conferencing Event with LIVE CE
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    First-Time Offering; Initial Release Date Tuesday, May 11, 2021

    Deadline for pre-registration is May 7, 2021. Registration will NOT be available after this date.

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    Seminar Agenda

     8:00 - 8:15am

    Welcome and Announcements

     8:15 - 8:30am

    Vendor Commercials

     8:30 - 9:30am

    I Gout My Pain CE

    Tracey Mersfelder , PharmD

    Professor of Pharmacy Practice

    Ferris State University College of Pharmacy, Big Rapids, MI

    1.0 contact hour

    Application-based Activity; ACPE Topic Designator: Disease State Management/Drug Therapy


    Pharmacist Learning Objectives

    1. Become familiar with the 2020 gout guidelines Become familiar with the 2020 gout guidelines
    2. Review issues with the anti-inflammatory choices for an acute gout attack Review issues with the anti-inflammatory choices for an acute gout attack
    3. Determine the potential best anti-inflammatory for the cardiovascular disease patient population Determine the potential best anti-inflammatory for the cardiovascular disease patient population

    Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives

    1. Become familiar with the 2020 gout guidelines Become familiar with the 2020 gout guidelines
    2. Review issues with the anti-inflammatory choices for an acute gout attack Review issues with the anti-inflammatory choices for an acute gout attack
    3. Determine the potential best anti-inflammatory for the cardiovascular disease patient population Determine the potential best anti-inflammatory for the cardiovascular disease patient population


     9:30 - 9:45am Vendor Commercials

     9:45 - 10:45am

    Telepharmacy: The Future is Now

    Carrie Jung, PharmD

    Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist

    Kaitlyn Johnson, PharmD

    PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident

    Mercy Health Mukegon, MI

    1.0 contact hour

    Application-based Activity; ACPE Topic Designator: Law Related to Pharmacy Practice

    Pharmacist Learning Objective

    1. Describe the current state of telepharmacy services Define telepharmacy
    2. Identify potential barriers to implementation of telepharmacy services Identify potential barriers to implementation of telepharmacy services
    3. Devise strategies to overcome potential barriers to telepharmacy implementation Discuss opportunities for technician involvement in telepharmacy services
    4. Compare telepharmacy service outcomes with traditional face-to-face outcomes

    Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives

    1. Describe the current state of telepharmacy services Define telepharmacy
    2. Identify potential barriers to implementation of telepharmacy services Identify potential barriers to implementation of telepharmacy services
    3. Devise strategies to overcome potential barriers to telepharmacy implementation Discuss opportunities for technician involvement in telepharmacy services

     10:45 - 11:00am

    Vendor Commercials

     11:00 - 11:30am Morning Vendor Commercial Breakout Rooms

     11:30am - 12:30pm

    Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Updates in Vancomycin Dosing

    Lacy Worden, PharmD

    PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident

    Mercy Health Saint Mary’s, Grand Rapids, MI

    1.0 contact hour

    Application-based Activity; ACPE Topic Designator: Law Related to Pharmacy Practice

    Pharmacist Learning Objective

    1. Describe the changes made to vancomycin dosing recommendations in the updated 2020 guidelines Describe the changes made to vancomycin dosing recommendations in the updated 2020 guidelines
    2. Summarize the advantages and disadvantages of vancomycin AUC:MIC dosing and monitoring Summarize the advantages and disadvantages of vancomycin AUC:MIC dosing and monitoring
    3. Identify which patients are most likely to benefit from AUC:MIC dosing and monitoring Identify which patients are most likely to benefit from AUC:MIC dosing and monitoring

    Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives

    1. Describe the changes made to vancomycin dosing recommendations in the updated 2020 guidelines Describe the changes made to vancomycin dosing recommendations in the updated 2020 guidelines
    2. Summarize the advantages and disadvantages of vancomycin AUC:MIC dosing and monitoring Summarize the advantages and disadvantages of vancomycin AUC:MIC dosing and monitoring
    3. Identify which patients are most likely to benefit from AUC:MIC dosing and monitoring Identify which patients are most likely to benefit from AUC:MIC dosing and monitoring

     12:30 - 1:30pm

    Lunch / Vendor Commercials

     1:30 - 2:30pm

    Understanding Recent and Upcoming Michigan Pharmacy Law Changes

    Charlie Mollien

    1.0 contact hour

    Application-based Activity; ACPE Topic Designator: Law and ethics

    Pharmacist Learning Objective

    1. Summarize recent law changes that impact Michigan pharmacy practice. Summarize recent law changes that impact Michigan pharmacy practice.
    2. Explain what actions must be taken to comply with recent law changes. Explain what actions must be taken to comply with recent law changes.
    3. Interpret and apply laws to contemporary pharmacy practice. Interpret and apply laws to contemporary pharmacy practice.

    Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives

    1. Summarize recent law changes that impact Michigan pharmacy practice. Summarize recent law changes that impact Michigan pharmacy practice.
    2. Explain what actions must be taken to comply with recent law changes. Explain what actions must be taken to comply with recent law changes.
    3. Interpret and apply laws to contemporary pharmacy practice. Interpret and apply laws to contemporary pharmacy practice.

     2:30 - 2:45pm

    Vendor Commercials

     2:45 - 3:15pm Afternoon Vendor Commercial Breakout Rooms

     3:15 - 4:15pm

    Alternatives to Opioids in Chronic Pain

    Susan DeVuyst-Miller, PharmD, AE-C

    Ferris State University College of Pharmacy

    1.0 contact hour

    Application-based Activity; ACPE Topic Designator: Pain

    Pharmacist Learning Objective

    1. Discuss the role of opioids in chronic pain Identify the role of opioids in chronic pain
    2. Identify the signs and symptoms of opioid misuse, dependence, and overdose Recall the signs and symptoms of opioid misuse, dependence and overdose
    3. Explain non-pharmacological and pharmacological alternatives to opioid medication in chronic pain patients Identify pharmacological alternatives to opioid medications in chronic pain patients

    Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives

    1. Discuss the role of opioids in chronic pain Identify the role of opioids in chronic pain
    2. Identify the signs and symptoms of opioid misuse, dependence, and overdose Recall the signs and symptoms of opioid misuse, dependence and overdose
    3. Explain non-pharmacological and pharmacological alternatives to opioid medication in chronic pain patients Identify pharmacological alternatives to opioid medications in chronic pain patients

       4:15pm

      Adjourn

       4:15 - 5:15pm Reverse Exhibitor Program


      Requirements for successful completion of credit: Attendees will need to submit a provided CE Activity Code code within 12 hours of the activity in order to check-in for the activity. They will then have 30 days to log-in to their WMed Profile to complete the evaluation form and receive credit.

      We recommend that you create a WMed account before attending one of our meetings.  Please see our Help Page for detailed instructions on creating a WMed account and claiming your CE credits.

        

      In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine and Western Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team

      Credit amount subject to change.

      Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians

      Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine designates this activity for 5 contact hours for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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