A Three-Hour Accredited Symposium for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

5:30 pm – 9:00 pm (ET)

Free for Eligible 1199SEIU Members

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The deadline to register for this event is Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 12:00 pm (EDT).

Program Moderator:

Henry Cohen, PharmD, MSc, FCCM, BCPP, BCGP

Dean and Professor, Touro College of Pharmacy, New York, NY

Program and Learning Objectives

5:30 pm — Welcome and Introductory Remarks

6:00 pm — Interprofessional Communication and Patient Centered Care: Essential Ingredients to Promote Patient Safety

Presenter:

Batoul Senhaji-Tomza, PharmD, MPH

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe how practices that support interdisciplinary teamwork build a foundation of trust and a culture of safety;
  2. Identify barriers to effective teamwork;
  3. Discuss the use of structured communication techniques that support effective teamwork;
  4. Understand the importance of patient engagement in improving the safety of their own care; and
  5. Recognize opportunities for improving patient-centered care in pharmacy practice.

7:00 pm — Geriatric Considerations in Pharmacotherapy

Presenter:

Catherine Liu, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify age-related pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic changes that occur in older adults;
  2. Assess inappropriate medication prescribing patterns in older adults using accepted tools; and
  3. Discuss physiological and pharmacological considerations when managing common disease states in older adults.

8:00 pm — Strategies for Preventing Medication Errors in the Intensive Care Unit

Presenter:

Nicole Davis, PharmD

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify high-risk ICU practices prone to medication errors;
  2. Utilize real life examples to highlight why errors occur in the ICU;
  3. Discuss strategies to reduce errors from occurring in the future; and
  4. Address the role of the pharmacist in preventing ICU-related medication errors.

9:00 pm — Participants submit online evaluation

 

Accreditation

Pharmacists/Pharmacy Technicians

The NYS Council of Health-system Pharmacists (NYSCHP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

6:00 PM Session: Interprofessional Communication and Patient Centered Care: Essential Ingredients to Promote Patient Safety

  • This session, 0134-0000-20-084-L05-P; 0134-0000-20-084-L05-T, is approved for 0.1 CEUs (1 contact hours).

7:00 PM Session: Geriatric Considerations in Pharmacotherapy

  • This session, 0134-0000-20-085-L05-P; 0134-0000-20-085-L05-T, is approved for 0.1 CEUs (1 contact hours).

8:00 PM Session: Strategies for Preventing Medication Errors in the Intensive Care Unit

  • This session, 0134-0000-20-086-L05-P; 0134-0000-20-086-L05-T, is approved for 0.1 CEUs (1 contact hours).

CPE Requirement: Statements of Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit are available to participants upon the conclusion of the program through survey links. Participants have 45 days from date of program to claim credits and must verify attendance at the meeting by entering the program CE code.

All Other Healthcare Professionals will receive a general certificate of attendance. Please check with your accreditation board with respect to receiving credit for this program.

Presenters:

Batoul Senhaji-Tomza, PharmD, MPH

Assistant Dean, Curriculum; Associate Professor, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Touro College of Pharmacy, New York, NY.

Catherine Liu, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Touro College of Pharmacy, New York, NY; Clinical Pharmacist – Geriatrics, Pharmacy Department, Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY.

Nicole Davis, PharmD

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice – Critical Care, Touro College of Pharmacy; Clinical Pharmacist – Critical Care, PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency, Program Coordinator, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York NY.

 

Eligibility for 1199SEIU Members

League and Greater New York Members

To be eligible to attend this seminar at no cost, 1199SEIU members must have been a part-time or full-time employee for at least one year and work at least three-fifths of a regular workweek and work for an employer who contributes to the 1199SEIU Training and Upgrading Fund or the 1199SEIU Greater New York Education Fund.

City of New York Education, Child and Elder Care Fund Members

Pharmacists, Dietitians, Clinical Laboratory Practitioners and LPNs are all eligible to attend 1199SEIU Training and Employment Fund-sponsored seminars and symposiums at no cost and must have worked with NYC Health + Hospitals or a mayoral agency for at least one year.

For Further Information

Email: Institute@1199Funds.org

Refund and Cancellation Policy

If you wish to cancel, you must do so at least 48 hours before the program date to avoid a penalty. To cancel, contact the 1199SEIU League Training and Upgrading Fund (TUF) by telephone, (212) 894-4390; fax, (212) 643-8795; or email, Institute@1199Funds.org. TUF reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a program in the event of insufficient enrollment or unforeseen circumstances. Participants will be notified and given the option of receiving a refund or attending the rescheduled program or an alternate program.

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