Understanding FERPA:  A Guide for Preceptors

This activity will provide a general overview of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act which protects student privacy as it relates to their educational records. It will also provide guidance for pharmacist preceptors to comply as part of the educational team. Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based activity, pharmacy preceptors should be able to: 1. Describe the legal requirements of FERPA and its relevance to preceptors 2. Apply FERPA regulations to real-life scenar...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Preceptor Development - Core Modules

This CPE activity consists of three brief activities that will equip preceptors with the background information they need to be successful clinical instructors for student pharmacists. Module #1: The Role of the Preceptor Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE activity, pharmacy preceptors should be able to: 1. List potential benefits of precepting students 2. Define the role of the preceptor 3. Describe common expectations students have for their preceptors Modu...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Teaching the Science of Safety to APPE and IPPE Students

Patient safety is best taught through real-world examples and hands-on experiential learning. Preceptors often have opportunities to teach patient safety processes, such as medication reconciliation and medication error reporting, to student pharmacists learning at their practice site. This CPE activity will provide preceptors with tools and practical applications to teach the science of patient-safety to APPE and IPPE students. Upon successful completion of this application-based CPE activ...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Tools to Facilitate Student Success with Your Learning Experience

Preceptors often don’t feel they have time or know how to go about creating an appropriate amount of structure within the experiences they provide for student pharmacists. In this CPE activity, preceptors will have the opportunity to learn and apply simple quality improvement techniques to maintain and enhance their learning experience. Upon successful completion of this application-based CPE activity, pharmacy preceptors should be able to: 1. Self assess how they operationalize their ...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

CPD Training for Iowa Pharmacists: Growing Our Education Roots

This CPE activity will provide the education and training necessary to submit a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Portfolio to the Iowa Board of Pharmacy in lieu of continuing education hours required for pharmacist relicensure in Iowa. Upon successful completion of this application-based CPE activity, pharmacy preceptors should be able to: 1. Define Continuing Professional Development (CPD) 2. List and describe the components of the CPD Cycle 3. Describe the benefits for pha...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

SPRINTing to Control Hypertension

This application-based continuing pharmacy education activity will provide a 'journal club format' discussion for pharmacists and student pharmacists to review the results of the SPRINT trial. Join us to discuss how this study adds to the debate of optimal blood pressure goals and whether the results of this trial should change your practice. Upon successful completion of this application-based activity, pharmacists, student pharmacists, and pharmacy residents should be able to: 1. Descr...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Heart Healthy?

Cardiovascular complications and subsequent mortality have been established as common occurrences in patients with diabetes mellitus. The link between blood glucose control and cardiovascular disease is still not fully understood. This application-based continuing pharmacy education activity will provide a "journal club format" discussion for pharmacists and student pharmacists to review the data surrounding empagliflozin and cardiovascular and mortality outcomes. Upon successful completion...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Fostering Interprofessional Educational Opportunities for Your Students

The quality of health care is under intense scrutiny with many health care systems not performing to their maximum potential. As a result, there is a high priority on redesigning health care systems to enhance the patient experience of care and to improve the health of populations while reducing the per capita cost. The recognition that systems of care necessitate increased collaboration and teamwork across the health professions has led to a renewed emphasis on team-based care delivery and on...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

The Influenza Vaccine Dilemma

This CPE activity provides a 'journal club format' discussion for pharmacists and student pharmacists to to review the effectiveness of high dose vs. standard dose influenza vaccine in older adults. This presentation discusses possible clinical implications of recent study findings related to this topic just in time for the upcoming influenza season. Upon successful completion of this application-based activity, pharmacists, student pharmacists, and pharmacy residents should be able to: ...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Migraines: Teaching Students Tips to Navigate Treatment

Although migraine headaches are relatively common, developing an effective treatment plan can often be challenging. This knowledge-based activity provides pharmacists with a clinical refresher on this condition and give guidance on how to navigate the available treatment options. We will also explore tools to aid in effectively teaching this topic to student pharmacists. Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE activity, pharmacy preceptors should be able to: 1. Discuss th...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Pharmacogenomics: Practical Application for Your Practice

The second session of the Pharmacogenomics webinar series provides valuable information on implementation of pharmacogenomic services in your practice area. Join us to learn ways to collaborate and communicate with providers in this exciting area of practice. Upon successful completion of this application-based activity, pharmacists should be able to: 1. Identify patients who are optimal candidates for pharmacogenetics testing 2. Discuss the legal implications to consider when introduc...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Pharmacogenomics: Pain and Psychiatric Medications

The final session of the Pharmacogenomics webinar series concludes our review of the impact of pharmacogenomic testing on medication selection with a specific focus on medications used to treat pain and psychiatric diseases. Upon successful completion of this application-based activity, pharmacists should be able to: 1. Describe the role of pharmacogenomic testing for pain and psychiatric medications. 2. Discuss how genetic variation can affect drug metabolism for select medication...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Pharmacogenomics: Anticoagulants and Cardiovascular Medications CEI

The third session of the Pharmacogenomics webinar series focuses on reviewing genetic information to choose a suitable drug and/or medication dose for a patient. Join us to discuss the impact of pharmacogenomic testing on anticoagulants and other cardiovascular medications. Upon successful completion of this application-based activity, pharmacists should be able to: 1. Describe the role of pharmacogenomic testing for warfarin and other cardiovascular medications 2. Review the literat...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Pharmacogenomics 101

This first session of the four part Pharmacogenomics webinar series provides an overview of this innovative branch of pharmacy. Join us to review foundational knowledge in this exciting area of practice. Hear examples of how pharmacists are practicing in this area and the impact of making treatment recommendations for patients based on testing results. Upon successful completion of this application-based activity, pharmacists should be able to: 1. Define pharmacogenetics/pharmacogenomics ...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Federal Pharmacy Law Update

This CPE activity will provide an update on current federal legislative and regulatory activities pertaining to pharmacy. The status of current legislative efforts to allowing any willing pharmacy to participate in Medicare Part D preferred networks, pharmacy benefit manager regulation, recognition of pharmacists as healthcare providers, and other key priorities will be discussed, including new developments in compounding and track and trace supply chain security regulations. Recent CMS, DEA a...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Pharmacogenomics: Educating Students on a Novel Approach to Improve Healthcare Outcomes

Pharmacogenomics is a new branch of pharmacy which employs genetic information of a patient to choose a suitable drug and/or a suitable dose of a drug for that patient. This approach has the potential to improve efficacy of the drug and reduce adverse reactions. Continued education of pharmacists in pharmacogenomics will increase application of this technology to pharmacy practice, improve overall health outcomes for patients and help reduce the healthcare costs in the long run. Upon succes...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

A Case for Change: Medication Safety and Effectiveness

Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE activity, pharmacists should be able to: 1. Describe how your practice setting can align with the National Priorities Partnership Medication Safety Strategy 2. Identify a core medication safety measure set to implement at the practice level that aligns with national reporting initiatives 3. Identify best practices to allow for a collaborative physician-pharmacist relationship 4. Describe practice-based mechanisms available for phys...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Penicillin Allergy Skin Testing as an Important Component of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Prudent stewardship of antimicrobials is recognized as vital to decreasing resistance rates and costs. However a patient’s allergy history can prevent the use of an appropriate drug. This activity will discuss how the development of an Allergy Assessment service with penicillin allergy testing can increase appropriate antibiotic use in your pharmacy practice. This webinar was previously recorded with a live audience on 2/24/15. Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based activ...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

The Brigham Board Review in Oncology: Brigham and Women's Hospital and Oakstone Board Review

Topics covered by The Brigham Board Review in Oncology include: Molecular Genetics of Cancer, Cancer Drug Development, Infections in Cancer Patients, Head and Neck Cancer, Thyroid Cancer, Pancreatic and Hepatobiliary Cancer, Renal and Bladder Cancer, Prostate Cancer and many others. Studying The Brigham Board Review in Oncology will better prepare you to: • Apply current/recommended Oncology guidelines in clinical practice • Perform differential diagnosis of complex Oncologic disorders...
CMEInfo

Healthcare Quality: Measurement and Implications Series

This series provides vital information for evolving industry to align their services and products with the quality-focused healthcare marketplace. The Affordable Care Act helped to mark a transition in the United States healthcare system from a focus on volume to a focus on value. This value is being captured through the use of quality measures which have emerged from a variety of healthcare stakeholder groups. Healthcare quality measures are rapidly changing the behaviors of providers, pay...
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise

Teaching and Learning Practice-based Certificate Program

In this comprehensive 24 CPE credit activity, pharmacists, preceptors and residents will learn the concepts of teaching and learning as it relates to classroom, discussion group and experiential learning. Participants may participate at any level they choose, however, a Practice-based Certificate of Achievement will be awarded to those who have completed all phases of the education Target Audience Pharmacists, pharmacy preceptors and pharmacy residents who are interested in enhancing the...
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

ONLINE CME: Bio This, Bio That; Understating Biologic Medications in the Treatment of Disease-Part 2 Online CE/CME Course

At the completion of this program, the participant should be able to: 1. Explain the role of biologic drug therapy in the treatment of infectious disease. 2. Explain the role of biologic drug therapy in the management of diabetes. 3. Explain the role of biologic drug therapy in the management of selected other disease states. 4. Discuss the risks and benefits associated with biologic drug therapy in each of these disease states. 5. Determine appropriate monitoring and management of the...
University Learning Systems

ACPE - 2015 Sterile Compounding Update REPLAY (for CPS employees only)

"2015 Sterile Compounding Update REPLAY" provides an update of the USP 797 Chapter for Sterile Compounding as well as discusses lessons learned from recent consultant sterile compounding assessments. This activity was originally presented live for the participants of the 2015 CPS Regional Meetings. It is a continuing pharmacy education (CPE) activity for the health-system PHARMACISTS and TECHNICIANS of CPS and their client facilities. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activit...
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Training

The Brigham Board Review in Hematology and Oncology

Get ready for the ABIM exam in Hematology-Oncology by studying this Brigham Board Review in Hematology and Oncology. Topics covered by the Brigham Board Review in Hematology and Oncology include: Molecular Genetics of Cancer, Cancer Drug Development, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, Acute Leukemias, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Multiple Myeloma, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, B Cell Malignancies, Mesothelioma, Thyroid Cancer and dozens of others. After completing the Brigham Board Review in Hemat...
CMEInfo

HIPAA Compliance

Are you a health care professional or considering a career in the health care industry? Do you provide products or services to a health care organization? If the answer to either of these questions is yes, then it's mandatory that you understand the compliance requirements of HIPAA, and subsequent rules and laws (through March 31, 2014) that affect HIPAA, includingARRA/HITECH, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Administrative Simplification Compliance Act (ASCA), the Patient Safety and Quality Imp...
CSU College of Pharmacy CPE

Diving into DQSA Webinar Series Bundle: Parts 3 & 4

Bundle Includes: Diving into DQSA: Getting in Deep – RX Repackaging One major change to §503A was the removal of the word “repackaging” from the definition of compounding! That enabled the FDA to align this very traditional role for compounders with their control over federally registered repackagers and relabelers. Do you know whether what you’re doing is repackaging? Compliant with federal and state law? Whether you need an additional permit or registration? Get the answers! ...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

Diving into DQSA: The High Dive – Understanding the Draft MOU

Summary Mail-order pharmacy is commonplace practice. Imagine what would happen if your pharmacy was no longer able to send a medication to a patient who lives in another state. That’s a real possibility under the proposed Memorandum of Understanding that the FDA has drafted as part of §503A and the Drug Quality & Security Act of 2013 (DQSA). Learn how that MOU may affect your patients and your business. This lesson is a knowledge-based CE activity and is targeted to pharmacists and tec...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

Diving into DQSA: Getting in Deep – RX Repackaging

One major change to §503A was the removal of the word “repackaging” from the definition of compounding! That enabled the FDA to align this very traditional role for compounders with their control over federally registered repackagers and relabelers. Do you know whether what you’re doing is repackaging? Compliant with federal and state law? Whether you need an additional permit or registration? Get the answers! This lesson is a knowledge-based CE activity and is targeted to pharmacis...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

Diving into DQSA Webinar Series Bundle: Parts 1 & 2

Programs Included in this Bundle: Diving into DQSA: Getting Your Toes Wet – DQSA Basics The Drug Quality and Security Act of 2013 (DQSA) has completely changed the regulatory landscape for compounders. With significant changes to §503A, the inclusion of a completely new §503B, and more than a dozen FDA guidance documents and requests for comments, understanding the basics of the law is something every compounder should know. Diving into DQSA: Everybody Swim! What You Can and Can...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

Diving into DQSA: Everybody Swim! What You Can and Can’t Do

Regardless of the extent of your compounding practice, there are multiple lists that every pharmacist and technician is expected to know, understand, and follow. This webcast focuses on what those lists are, which ones apply to what types of pharmacy, and how to stay current as those lists are developed, updated, and reissued. This lesson is a knowledge-based CE activity and is targeted to pharmacists and technicians. ACPE logo The American College of Apothecaries (ACA) is accredited...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

Diving into DQSA: Getting Your Toes Wet – DQSA Basics

The Drug Quality and Security Act of 2013 (DQSA) has completely changed the regulatory landscape for compounders. With significant changes to §503A, the inclusion of a completely new §503B, and more than a dozen FDA guidance documents and requests for comments, understanding the basics of the law is something every compounder should know. This lesson is a knowledge-based CE activity and is targeted to pharmacists and technicians. ACPE logo The American College of Apothecaries (ACA) i...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

Office of Continuing Professional Education

If you have any questions regarding: Continuing Education please send an e-­‐mail to: joseph.bova@liu.edu or luz.lugo@liu.edu
Long Island University College of Pharmacy

The P3 Process of Care: Comprehensive Medication Therapy Management

The P3 Program™ Process of Care is an evidence-based therapeutic process delivered by trained pharmacists for the management of patients with chronic disease(s). This process is called Comprehensive Medication Therapy Management (CMTM) services, which is an interactive P3 clinical service guided by a propriety health information technology, ThinkEHRx™. P3 Program™ CMTM services have been studied and proven to improve the health status of patients while reducing unnecessary costs of care....
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise

Pharmacy Technician Online Certificate

Looking for a growing career? The pharmacy technician occupation is one of the fastest growing in the nation, with almost 100,000 new jobs expected over the next few years. You can be prepared for these opportunities with this online program. Learn at home with a competency-based approach designed to train you as a high-quality pharmacy technician. After completing the certificate program, you'll be prepared to earn national certification, get a new job and earn a great salary in either a reta...
California State University San Bernardino

ONLINE CME: Bio This, Bio That; Understating Biologic Medications in the Treatment of Disease-Part 1 Online CE/CME Course

At the completion of this program, the participant should be able to: 1. Define what is a biologic medication. 2. Recognize the types of biological products. 3. Distinguish the differences between non-biologic and biologic medications. 4. Recognize the naming system for selected biologic medications. 5. Identify where biologic medications are currently used in the treatment of disease. 6. Review the basic pathophysiology of selected disease states that include biologic medications as p...
University Learning Systems

HIV/AIDS 1 Hours Update

Target Audience: This course is designed to provide HIV/AIDS continuing education for physicians, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurses, and other health professionals. This course is designed to meet the 1 hour HIV/AIDS continuing education requirement for health professionals licensed in the state of Florida. Activity Description This is a 1 hour activity designed for home study by healthcare clinicians. Specifically, it meets the 1 hour HIV/AIDS continuing education for Florida heal...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

MyCred Presentation Portfolios for Healthcare Professionals

MyCred Portfolios are electronic credential and achievement presentation portfolios designed to store and present an individual’s educational, professional, and experiential accomplishments. MyCred Portfolios serve to educate, influence, and inspire an individual’s viewing audience leading to stronger professional relationships and positive outcomes. MyCred Portfolios offer the flexibility, scalability, and portability to support an individual throughout their continuum of education ...
MyCred.com

TA 101: Introduction to the Triple Aim for Populations

You might think we do a pretty good job of providing care to individuals with illnesses and diseases. And, by and large, we do. But it's important to take a step back and consider the factors contributing to illness. It’s important to realize that things like education, the environment, and wealth (and how it’s distributed) play an enormous role in health outcomes, too. In this course, you’ll learn that to make progress combating many of the most important threats to human health, it’s...
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

QI 202: Achieving Breakthrough Quality, Access, and Affordability

How does an organization go from providing ho-hum, average care to providing breakthrough quality, access, and affordability to patients? In this course, you’ll learn to apply a basic framework for designing, operating, and improving complex systems of care that can lead to rapid gains in performance. First, you’ll learn that while advances in technology have led to much better patient outcomes over the past few decades, they’ve also made for a much more complex health care system. That ...
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

PFC 102: Dignity and Respect

What does it mean to treat patients and families with dignity and respect? It means that health care providers listen to and honor patient and family perspectives and choices. Providers incorporate patient and family knowledge, values, beliefs, and cultural background into the planning and delivery of care. Providers anticipate patient and family needs, and meet those needs in a clean, safe environment. The health care team provides emotional support to patients and families, and strives to al...
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

QI 102: How to Improve with the Model for Improvement

The Model for Improvement, developed by a group called Associates in Process Improvement, is simple to understand and apply. But it’s powerful. This course will teach you how to use the Model for Improvement to improve everything from your tennis game to your hospital’s infection rate. You’ll learn the basic steps in any improvement project: setting an aim, selecting measures, developing ideas for changes, and testing changes using Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) cycles. As you go along, you’...
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

QI 101: Introduction to Health Care Improvement

Serious errors occur at the best hospitals and clinics — despite the best efforts of talented and dedicated providers. As the Institute of Medicine (IOM) declared in 2001, in words that still ring true, “Between the health care we have and the care we could have lies not just a gap, but a chasm.” This course launches you on your journey to becoming a health care change agent. First, you’ll get a high-level picture of the current quality of care in the United States and other nation...
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

PS 104: Teamwork and Communication in a Culture Of Safety

Effective teamwork and communication are critical parts of the design of safe systems. In this course, you’ll learn what makes an effective team through case studies from health care and elsewhere. You’ll analyze the effects of individual behavior for promoting teamwork, communication, and a culture safety. Finally, you’ll learn several essential communication tools, such as briefings, SBAR, and critical language. After completing this course, you will be able to: 1.Explain why effe...
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

PS 103: Human Factors and Safety

This course is an introduction to the field of human factors: how to incorporate knowledge of human behavior in the design of safe systems. You’ll explore case studies to analyze the human factors issues involved in health care situations. And you’ll learn how to use human factors principles to design safer systems of care — including the most effective strategies to prevent errors and mitigate their effects. Finally, you’ll learn how technology can reduce errors — even as, in some c...
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

PS 102: From Error to Harm

This course provides an overview of the key concepts in the field of patient safety. You’ll learn the relationship between error and harm, and how unsafe conditions and human error lead to harm — through something called the Swiss cheese model. You’ll learn how to classify different types of unsafe acts that humans commit, including error, and how the types of unsafe acts relate to harm. Finally, you’ll learn about how the field of patient safety has expanded its focus from reducin...
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

PS 101: Introduction to Patient Safety

No one embarks on a health care career intending to harm patients. But much too often, patients die or suffer injuries from the care they receive. In this course, you’ll learn why becoming a student of patient safety is critical for everyone involved in health care today. First, you’ll learn about the human and financial toll of medical error around the world. Next, you’ll learn the basics of the psychology of error and try your hand at identifying unsafe acts in real health care cases. ...
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

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