The Spectrum of Disaster Pharmacy: Triage → Critical Care

Presenter, DR. Sandra bardas, bsp, rph, dmat pharmacist

 

 

Learning objectives:

After the completion of reading the article, the reader will be able to:

  1. Identify actions necessary for emergency preparedness.
  2. Describe the differences in priorities between practice in a disaster setting and routine practice in a healthcare setting.
  3. Demonstrate organizational skills to set up and maintain a disaster response distribution system.
  4. Outline the necessary steps to transition from a disaster setting which treatment is based upon the principles of triage to a sustained response as infrastructure is restored. 

Type of activity: knowledge-based

Target audience: Pharmacists and pharmacy residents

2 Separate Days:

  • Location 1: Enloe Conference Center 1528 Esplanade, Chico CA 95926 
    • Date: May 18, 2019
  • Location 2: Queen of the Valley Medical Center 1000 Trancas Street, Napa CA 94558 
    • Date: August 8, 2019

ACPE – pharmacist accreditation credit hours: 2.0

The ACPE Universal Activity Number: 0217-9999-19-103-L04-P

For the successful completion, participants must pass a post-test with a score of 70% or higher. To receive continuing pharmacy education credit pharmacists who pass the post-test with a score of 70% or higher must have a valid NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth on file with ACCP and ACCP will submit credit to NABP. ACCP member-ship is not required; a free ACCP account can be created at https://www.accp.com/signin/register.aspx.

Fee: Free

This is a free CE activity with no commercial financial support or support from an individual or an organization other than NCCCP and ACCP.

 

 The American College of Clinical Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

 


Author Information:

Dr. Sandra Bardas, BSP, RPh, DMAT earned her pharmacist’s degree from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and did an ASHP residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. She has 

spent the vast majority of her career at Stanford Healthcare where she has been a Satellite Pharmacist, Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, OR Pharmacist, Night Pharmacist, Investigational Drug Pharmacist and Emergency Medicine Pharmacist. She is a pharmacist member of the federal Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT-CA-6) and works with Stanford for international humanitarian response to disasters.


NCCCP is planning to hold these DMAT CE programs throughout Northern California. If your facility would like to host a DMAT CE program, contact us at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BringDMATCE and we’ll do our best to bring this program to your community. 

 

Defeating Latent Viruses: How They Escape Immune Surveillance and How to Catch Them

AUTHOR, DR. JJ Miranda, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF.

 

Learning objectives:

After the completion of reading the article, the reader will be able to:

  1. Describe the spatial relationship and distinctive characteristics among chromosomes in the human cell.
  2. Explain how human DNA and viral DNA interact in three-dimensional space.
  3. Compare the characteristics of latent virus and lytic virus associations with human DNA.

Type of activity: knowledge

Target audience: Pharmacists

Location: The Restaurant at CIA Copia, 500 First Street, Napa, CA

Date and schedule: May 20, 2018

ACPE – pharmacist accreditation credit hours: 1.0

The ACPE Universal Activity Number: 0217-9999-18-151-L01-P

For the successful completion, participants must pass a post-test with a score of 70% or higher. To receive continuing pharmacy education credit pharmacists who pass the post-test with a score of 70% or higher will be given a code to report to ACCP at www.accp.com/cpewithin 60 days of CE activity date. Participantsmust have a valid NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth on file with ACCP and ACCP will submit credit to NABP. ACCP membership is not required; a free ACCP account can be created at https://www.accp.com/signin/register.aspx.

Fee: Members – Free; Non-members – $65

This is a free CE activity with no commercial financial support or support from an individual or an organization other than NCCCP, ACCP, and CPhA-Napa.

 

 The American College of Clinical Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

 


Author Information:

JJ Miranda, PhD, grew up in Northern California and attended Lowell High School in San Francisco. He then went on to obtain a BA from Reed College and PhD from Harvard University, both in Biochemistry. Immediately after graduation, he joined UCSF as a Sandler Fellow, a special opportunity that granted principle investigator status and allowed JJ to start his own laboratory. Since then, he has taught as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology at the UCSF School of Medicine. Complementing this discovery science approach, the translational medicine aspect of the research program identifies small molecule regulators of viral reactivation as a means to treat cancer.


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Implementing a Layered Learning Model into Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences to Minimize Impact on Preceptor Workload

AUTHORs, DR. Elaine Law & Dr. Yvonne Mai REPORT NO CONFLICTS OF INTEREST TO DISCLOSE.
REVIEWERS, DR. Sharya V. Bourdet, DR. Diane wong, Dr. Lovelle Yano, DR. TINA DENETCLAW, & Dr. Jade M. Vitug REPORT NO CONFLICTS OF INTEREST TO DISCLOSE.

 

Learning objectives:

After the completion of reading the article, the reader will be able to:

  1. Describe the return on investment of the enhanced layered learning model, including Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) student  integration.
  2. Identify opportunities for integrative learning at your institution.
  3. Apply the layered learning practice model into various areas of pharmacy practice.

 

CE Article (PDF) Post-Exam

 

Type of activity: knowledge

Target audience: pharmacists including pharmacy residents

Location: NCCCP eNewsletter and NCCCP website https://ncccp.net/ce/

Date and schedule: April 1, 2019

ACPE – pharmacist accreditation credit hours: 0.25

The ACPE Universal Activity Number: 0217-9999-19-084-H04-P

For the successful completion, readers should pass a post-test with a score of 70% or higher.
Go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LayeredLearning to take the post-exam. Pharmacists who pass the post-test with a score of 70% or higher by May 31, 2019 must have a valid NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth on file with ACCP and ACCP will submit credit to NABP. ACCP membership is not required; a free ACCP account can be created at https://www.accp.com/signin/register.aspx

Fee: Members – Free; Non-members – Free

This is a free CE activity with no financial support from an individual or an organization.

 

 The American College of Clinical Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

 

This activity is a knowledge-based activity and will provide 0.25 contact hour of continuing  pharmacy education. Pharmacists who pass the post-test with a score of 70% or higher by May 31, 2019 must have a valid NABP  e-Profile ID and date of birth on file with ACCP and ACCP will submit credit to NABP.

ACCP membership is not required; a free ACCP account can be created at https://www.accp.com/signin/register.aspx


About the Authors

 

 

Yvonne Mai, PharmD, MS, BCGP, BCACP

Yvonne Mai earned her doctor of pharmacy from University of the Pacific in 2013, where she also completed a fellowship in pharmacoeconomics, health care outcomes and clinical services. She joined the Pacific faculty in 2015 as Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Stockton Regional Coordinator.

She was originally drawn to pursue a career in healthcare with a focus on medication management because she wanted to empower and educate the underserved. Her research is focused on health outcomes of pharmacist provided services. She also evaluates innovative services or practice models to improve outcomes in the underserved and Medicare populations.

Elaine Law, PharmD, BCPS, FCSHP

Elaine Law earned her doctor of pharmacy from the University of California, San Francisco in 2008 and completed a PGY1 acute care residency at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center. Elaine is currently an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of the Pacific and Regional Coordinator of Experiential Education in the San Jose and Monterey Regions, a role she has worked in since joining UOP in 2015. Past experience includes being the lead clinical pharmacist specializing in Adult General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, and Bariatric Surgery at a the University of California-San Francisco Medical Center for 6 years before transitioning into her current academic position.

She is actively involved with CSHP and ASHP, serving on several committees to advance the practice of pharmacy, particularly focusing on professional development and mentoring students and new practitioner pharmacists. She is currently in her final year of a three-year elected term as a Board of Directors for the California Society of Health System Pharmacists and has previously helped shape policy development as a state Delegate to the American Society of Health System Pharmacists.

Providing Psychiatric Care to Disadvantaged Patients: A Pharmacist’s Perspective

Shadi Doroudgar, PharmD, APh, BCPS, BCGP, BCPP Assistant Professor, Touro University
Vallejo, California Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice Residency Research Coordinator

 

Learning objectives:

After the completion of reading the article, the reader will be able to:

  1. Describe the relationship between low socioeconomic status and mental illness.
  2. Explain four types of barriers to care that disadvantaged patients commonly experience and recommend approaches to help disadvantaged patients overcome barriers to care.
  3. List three misperceptions patients with mental illness may have that can undermine medication adherence, and steps pharmacists can take to address misperceptions.
  4. List eight methods pharmacists can implement to help disadvantaged patients with mental illness overcome challenges to access and adherence for their medications.

 

CE Article (PDF) Post-Exam

Type of activity: knowledge

Target audience: pharmacists including pharmacy residents

Location: NCCCP eNewsletter and NCCCP website https://ncccp.net/ce/

Date and schedule: May 1, 2018

ACPE – pharmacist accreditation credit hours: 0.25

The ACPE Universal Activity Number: 0217-9999-18-146-H04-P

Go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MXYLHQ2 to take the post-exam. Pharmacists who pass the post-test with a score of 70% or higher will be provided a code to report 0.25 credit hours to NAPB until March 31, 2018. After March 31, 2018, pharmacists who pass the post-test with a score of 70% or higher must have a valid NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth on file with ACCP and ACCP will submit credit to NABP. ACCP membership is not required; a free ACCP account can be created at https://www.accp.com/signin/register.aspx

Fee: Members – Free; Non-members – Free

This is a free CE activity with no financial support from an individual or an organization.

 

 The American College of Clinical Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

 

This activity is a knowledge-based activity and will provide 0.25 contact hour of continuing pharmacy education. To claim continuing pharmacy education credit participants must visit www.accp.com/ce and enter the code provided during the session. All participants must have a valid NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth on file with ACCP, and must claim their CPE credit on the ACCP website by March 31, 2018. Statements of credit for this activity will be available on CPE Monitor approximately 2-3 business days after credit has been claimed on the ACCP website.

After March 31, 2018, pharmacists who pass the post-test with a score of 70% or higher must have a valid NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth on file with ACCP and ACCP will submit credit to NABP. ACCP membership is not required; a free ACCP account can be created at https://www.accp.com/signin/register.aspx


Reviewer Patrick Finley, PharmD, BCPP reports no conflicts of interest.

Reviewer Lovelle Yano, PharmD, MA, BCPS reports no conflicts of interest.

Reviewer Victoria Sun-Huie, MS, BCPS, reports no conflicts of interest.

Reviewer Diane Wong, PharmD, reports no conflicts of interest.

Reviewer Patty Montgomery, PharmD, HACP reports no conflicts of interest.

Reviewer Tina Denetclaw, PharmD, APh, BCPS reports no conflicts of interest.


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An Introduction to Food Insecurity for the Advanced Practice Pharmacist

Author, Dr. Kirkpatrick reports no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Reviewers, Dr. Lovelle Yano, Dr. Diane Wong, and Dr. Tina Denetclaw report no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Planner, Dr. Tina Denetclaw reports no conflicts of interest to disclose. (Dr. Denetclaw wrote the course objectives and the posttest).

 

Learning objectives:

After the completion of reading the article, the reader will be able to:

  1. Describe the spectrum of food security/food insecurity as classified by the USDA.
  2. List factors that correlate with patients’ experiencing food insecurity.
  3. Discuss the impact of food insecurity on managing chronic disease states.
  4. Identify specific drug-food interactions that are affected by food insecurity.
  5. Describe strategies to help patients experiencing food insecurity meet the nutritional and medication goals of common chronic diseases.

 

CE Article (PDF) Post-Exam

Type of activity: knowledge

Target audience: pharmacists including pharmacy residents

Location: NCCCP eNewsletter and NCCCP website https://ncccp.net/ce/

Date and schedule: December 30, 2017 – December 30, 2020

ACPE – pharmacist accreditation credit hours: 0.25

The ACPE Universal Activity Number: 0217-9999-17-223-H04-P

Go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/H9VRRW8 to take the post-exam. Pharmacists who pass the post-test with a score of 70% or higher will be provided a code to report 0.25 credit hours to NAPB until March 31, 2018. After March 31, 2018, pharmacists who pass the post-test with a score of 70% or higher must have a valid NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth on file with ACCP and ACCP will submit credit to NABP. ACCP membership is not required; a free ACCP account can be created at https://www.accp.com/signin/register.aspx

Fee: Members – Free; Non-members – Free

This is a free CE activity with no financial support from an individual or an organization.

 

 The American College of Clinical Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

 

This activity is a knowledge-based activity and will provide 0.25 contact hour of continuing pharmacy education. To claim continuing pharmacy education credit participants must visit www.accp.com/ce and enter the code provided during the session. All participants must have a valid NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth on file with ACCP, and must claim their CPE credit on the ACCP website by March 31, 2018. Statements of credit for this activity will be available on CPE Monitor approximately 2-3 business days after credit has been claimed on the ACCP website.

After March 31, 2018, pharmacists who pass the post-test with a score of 70% or higher must have a valid NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth on file with ACCP and ACCP will submit credit to NABP. ACCP membership is not required; a free ACCP account can be created at https://www.accp.com/signin/register.aspx


 

Author Information:

Dr. Melissa Kirkpatrick is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences at Touro University California College of Pharmacy, a Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor in the UCSF School of Pharmacy, and a Clinical Pharmacist at Highland Hospital in Oakland, CA.


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