The ABC’s of Pharmacy (Asthma, Beers and CAP)
Updates you need to know on Asthma treatment, Deprescribing based on Beers criteria, and Community Acquired Pneumonia Guidelines
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
6:00 – 8:00 pm
2 Hour Live CE for Pharmacists (Free or Donation Only)
Amy Yanicak, PharmD, MPH, RPh, CDE – Faculty Mentor – Albany College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (ACPHS)
Melanie McAtee, PharmD, RPh – Resident Mentor – Rutland Regional Medical Center
Allison Pratt, PharmD, RPh - PGY 1 Resident – Rutland Regional Medical Center
Amanda Lamkins, PharmD, RPh – PGY 1 Resident – Rutland Regional Medical Center
Jareth Wischmeyer, BS Pharmaceutical Chemistry, BS Microbiology
Preregistration is required for this learning activity. All registrations must be received by Monday, June 1, 2020 at 5:00 pm. A link to the program and PASSWORD will be e-mailed directly to you.
PASSWORD will be sent by email to all registrants
Learning Objectives: At the end of the presentation attendees should be able to:
- Identify changes in the 2019 Global Initiates of Asthma(GINA) Guidelines
- Paraphrase recent changes in asthma literature and the corresponding impact on guideline recommendations
- Give examples of guidelines changes with a patient case
- Identify the new recommendations included in the 2019 Updated AGS Beers Criteria Guidelines
- Give examples of deprescribing methods to a patient case
- Identify changes made in the 2019 Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)– Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) Guidelines
- Summarize changes to the CAP guidelines and the effect on antimicrobial therapies
- Describe practice changes based on pneumonia vaccine recommendation changes
Requirements for Credit: Participants can earn Continuing Pharmacy Education credit for this program by registering, attending the complete program, and then by electronically logging onto the website: https://bouve.northeastern.edu/pharmacy/continuing-education/ , inserting the activity specific code number and successfully completing the activity assessment/evaluation form. Participant names will be checked against program registration sheets for verification of attendance. This program is accredited for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.
Participants have 60 days to complete evaluations. After 60 days from June 2, 2020, no credit will be available for this program.
Credits will be directly transferred to the CPE Monitor System. No Statements of Credit are issued.
ACPE Universal Activity Number 0027-9999-20-031-L01-P – 2 contact hours – Knowledge based
Northeastern University Bouvé College of Health Sciences School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
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