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The 2020 NPA of Tampa Bay Continuing Education Symposium

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4200 Jim Walter Blvd

4200 Jim Walter Boulevard

Tampa, FL 33607

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Topics:

  • Validation of Prescriptions for Controlled Substances
  • Identifying Victims of Human Trafficking in the Health Care Setting
  • Marketing Your Pharmacy Business
  • Law Updates
  • Management of Acute Chest Pain and Stroke
  • Reducing Medication Errors Through Implementing a Continuous Quality Improvement Program
  • Pharmacy Benefit Managers and Managed Care: Where are we going & how do we get there together?
  • Update on Therapeutic Uses, and Legalization of Medical Cannabis for Pharmacy Practice
  • Over the Counter Medications - What Can I Give My Child?
  • Cardiovascular Disease in Women


Program Objectives:

  • Describe how to ensure access to controlled substances for all patients with a valid prescription
  • Use the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program’s Database
  • Assess prescriptions for appropriate therapeutic value
  • Detect prescriptions that are not based on a legitimate medical purpose
  • Discuss the law and rules related to the prescribing and dispensing of controlled substances
  • Describe the types of human trafficking.
  • Outline key factors that place a person at greater risk of being a victim of human trafficking
  • Recognize general indicators that a person may be a victim of human trafficking as well as validated assessment tools for identifying a human trafficking victim
  • Identify methods for reporting human trafficking to include the national hotline.
  • Outline referral options for legal services as well public and private social services available for rescue, food, clothing and shelter
  • Describe procedures for sharing information related to human trafficking with a patient
  • Describe the importance of building strong brand identity through pharmacy marketing & advertising;
  • Identify key factors in building a strong online presence with websites and social media;
  • Explain how to create and follow a basic pharmacy marketing plan;
  • Describe how to use the RxCOMPASS data analytics program to develop or improve a patient/prescriber marketing plan;
  • Explain how to market a medication adherence program to prescribers & patients
  • Describe the activities of prominent federal regulatory agencies FDA, DEA, and CMS on current issues affecting pharmacy
  • Explain prominent introduced federal/state legislation and recently passed federal/state legislation impacting pharmacy, as well as pharmacy issues garnering Congressional attention and efforts
  • Discuss national pharmacy issues identified by major pharmacy associations as current, important areas for pharmacist advocacy
  • List the common symptoms of a stroke.
  • List the risk factors of a stroke.
  • Describe the algorithm for assessment and treatment of chest pain and stroke.
  • Describe the pharmacotherapeutic management of acute MI and stroke patients.
  • Define elements of a Continuous Quality Improvement Program
  • Restructure a pharmacy practice to address quality related events
  • Analyze some common causes of quality related events
  • Implement an action plan to address quality care in pharmacies with a goal towards error reduction and prevention.
  • Recite quality improvement regulations for Florida pharmacies.
  • Implement programs to improve patient safety in pharmacy health care systems.
  • Define pharmacy benefit managers and managed care in terms of structure and role in health care management
  • Discuss opportunities and barriers faced by consultant pharmacist and pharmacy clinicians in collaborating with pharmacy benefit managers and managed care
  • Identify future opportunities for collaboration between pharmacy practice, consultant pharmacist and pharmacy clinicians, pharmacy benefit managers, and managed care
  • Explain the mechanism by which cannabis provides therapeutic effects.
  • Identify medical disorders that medical cannabis has proven to treat beneficially.
  • Discuss the side effects, drug interactions, pharmacokinetic, and pharmacodynamics properties of using medical cannabis.
  • List common illnesses which parents seek to treat with OTC medications.
  • Select appropriate OTC medications for use with common illnesses.
  • Recognize non medication therapies helpful with these Illnesses.
  • Discuss Statistics of heart disease
  • Identify risk factors for women and heart disease
  • Discuss evidence-based guidelines for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Women
  • Define Metabolic Syndrome
  • Discuss statistics of Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular risk
  • Discuss Physician role in treatment and prevention.
  • Discuss Educational resources

About us:

The NPA of Tampa Bay is the oldest professional organization founded by Nigerian health care professionals in the United States. We are an independent, 501 c (3), non-profit organization with the mission to positively impact pharmaceutical care delivery within our communities in the United States and in Nigeria.

Target Audience:


This activity has been planned for Pharmacists, Consultant Pharmacists, Pharmacy Techs, Physicians, and Physician Assistants

ACCREDITATION:

Florida Board of Pharmacy

Nova University is an approved provider of continuing education credits for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Techs by the Florida Board of Pharmacy. This program has been reviewed and approved for up to 15 contact hours. Licensee numbers are required prior to the issuance of certificates.


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Registrants of the 2020 NPA Continuing Education Symposium agree to allow NPA of Tampa Bay and its official photographer and/or videographer to photograph or video record them in the context of the Symposium only. Footage captured by the official NPA of Tampa Bay photographer/videographer may be used in future print and electronic promotional and archival materials.

Refund Policy:
If cancellation is made in writing 30 days or more prior to the program a refund will be made.

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