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).
After the completion of reading the article, the reader will be able to:
- Describe the spectrum of food security/food insecurity as classified by the USDA.
- List factors that correlate with patients’ experiencing food insecurity.
- Discuss the impact of food insecurity on managing chronic disease states.
- Identify specific drug-food interactions that are affected by food insecurity.
- Describe strategies to help patients experiencing food insecurity meet the nutritional and medication goals of common chronic diseases.
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/
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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