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21st Annual Pharmacy Public Health Policy Symposium

If you are a pharmacist requesting CE's, please go to Northeastern University Continuing Pharmacy Education site to register: https://www.neurxce.org

 Export to Your Calendar 1/16/2019
When: Wednesday, January 16, 2019
7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
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Boston Marriott Newton Hotel
2345 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, Massachusetts  02466
United States
Contact: Phyllis Cudmore
617 965 3711


Online registration is available until: 1/11/2019
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AGENDA

7:30 am - 8:25 am Welcome and Remarks

Dennis Lyons, Co-Chair MHC Pharmacy Committee, Principal, DGL Healthcare Consulting

8:30 am - 9:30 am The Opiod Crisis in Massachusetts - An Act for Prevention and Access to Appropriate Care and Treatment of Addiction

Monica Bharel, MD, MPH
Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

9:30 am - 10:30 am Building Pharmacy's Sustainable Impact on Patient-Centered and Community-Based Outcomes: Lessons Learned & Future Directions

Nathaniel M. Rickles, PharmD, PhD, BCPP
Associated Professor of Pharmacy Practice
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

10:30 am - 10:45 am Break

10:45 am - 11:45 am The Evolving Role of Pharmacists to Meet the Changing Needs of Patients

Stacie S. Maass, BSPharm, JD
Senior Vice President, Pharmacy Practice and Government Affairs
American Pharmacists Association

11:45 am - 12:45 pm Lunch/Exhibits

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Immunization Recommendations Update 2018

Todd Brown, MHP, RPh
Northeastern University School of Pharmacy

1:45 pm - 2:00 pm Break

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm MassPAT, MassHealth and Mass PSUD

Paul Jeffrey, PharmD, RPh
Deputy Director, Office of Clinical Affairs, Commonwealth Medicine
Director of Pharmacy, MassHealh

Michelle A. Chan, RPh
Quality Assurance Pharmacist
Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy

Ed Taglieri, MSM, NHA, RPh
Pharmacy Substance Use Disorder Program Supervisor
Department of Public Health, Bureau of Health Professions Licensure

4:00 pm Closing Remarks

Jack Reynolds, PharmD, RPh
Dean, Northeastern University School of Pharmacy


Learning Objectives

At the end of these presentations, attendees should be able to:

Addressing the Opioid Epidemic through a Public Health Lens

  • Describe the current state of the epidemic in the Commonwealth
  • Identify the medical core competencies for the prevention and management of prescription drug misuse
  • Explain the role of prescribers and pharmacy professionals in the initiatives put forth by the Commonwealth

ACPE UAN# 0027-9999-19-001-L04-P – 1 contact hour – knowledge based


Building Pharmacy’s Sustainable Impact on Patient-Centered and Community-Based Outcomes: Lessons Learned & Future Directions 

  • Identify key challenges to creating sustainable change in pharmacist practice behaviors to improve patient-centered and community-based outcomes.
  • Describe new opportunities to facilitate pharmacist practice behavior change to improve patient-centered and community-based outcomes. 
  • Analyze different approaches to improve the sustainability of pharmacist practice behavior change to improve patient-centered and community-based outcomes. 

ACPE UAN# 0027-9999-19-002-L04-P – 1 contact hour – knowledge based

 

The Evolving Role of Pharmacists to Meet the Changing Needs of Patients

·         Identify influences impacting the pharmacy profession

·         Explain policy changes effecting the way pharmacists provide care

·         Describe pharmacy practice changes that are occurring to meet health care needs

ACPE UAN# 0027-9999-19-003-L04-P - 1 contact hour – knowledge based

 

Immunization Recommendations Update 2018

Todd Brown, MHP, RPh, Northeastern University School of Pharmacy

  • Identify changes to the 2018 CDC immunization schedule for adults
  • Explain changes to commercially available vaccines
  • Identify when vaccination might be contra-indicated
  • Describe research and recommendations to increase vaccination rates and address issues associated with vaccination administration
  • Given a patient case, choose the appropriate vaccination regimen including spacing of vaccinations and possible side effects

ACPE UAN# 0027-9999-19-004-L06-P – 1 contact hour – knowledge based (meets CPE requirements for Immunizers)

 

MassPAT, MassHealth and MassBOP Practice Standards Updates

  • Explain how prescribing and dispensing behavior has changed over time with the introduction of MassPAT and requirements to use the system
  • Recognize the impact of interstate data sharing in relation to MassPAT
  • Explain recent changes to federal and state regulations concerning the MassHealth Pharmacy program

·         Describe recent drug utilization trends in the Massachusetts Medicaid program

·         Explain the difference between a Board of Registration in Pharmacy Advisory and Policy.

·         Identify new and revised policies and advisories governing the Practice of Pharmacy.

·         List common inspection mistakes and how to rectify them.

ACPE UAN# 0027-9999-19-005-L03-P – 2 contact hours – knowledge based

Educational Needs Assessment

If there is/are specific questions you would like addressed on any of these topics, please email a.young@northeastern.edu by January 14, 2019.

To Register go to: http://www.rxce.neu.edu  Click on Live programs; Register/Log in or create an account; at Participant Menu choose: Register for Live Programs; MA Health Council 20th Annual Pharmacy Public Health Policy Symposium - January 16, 2019

Fees/Refund Information:

Early Registration - $135.00 per person – ends December 31, 2018

Registration - $150.00 per person – January 1, 2019

Registration Deadline – Friday, January 11, 2019

Registration includes breakfast and lunch

All refunds are subject to a $35.00 administration fee. No refunds after January 11, 2019

Requirements for Credit

  • Program attendees can earn Continuing Pharmacy Education credits for this program by electronically logging onto the website: http://www.rxce.neu.edu , inserting the activity specific code number and successfully completing the activity learning assessment/evaluation form.   Participant names will be checked against program attendance sheets for verification of attendance. 
  • Participants have 60 days to complete evaluations.
  • After 60 days from January 16, 2019, no credit will be available for this program.
  • Credits will be electronically transferred to the CPE Monitor System.
  • No Statements of Credit will be issued.
  • Program participants can earn up to 6 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credits including 2 contact hours of pharmacy law. 
  • This program is not accredited for pharmacy technicians[PC2].

Evaluation:

All participants will have the opportunity to review the educational sessions and speakers and to identify future educational needs.

Statement of Disclosure: 

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) Standards for Continuing Pharmacy Education 2009, Northeastern University School of Pharmacy requires that faculty members disclose any relationship (e.g., shareholder, recipient of research grant, consultant or member of an advisory committee) that the faculty may have with commercial companies whose products or services may be mentioned in their presentations. Such disclosure will be made available on the day of the program.Accreditation Statement:

 

Northeastern University, Bouvé College of Health Sciences, School of Pharmacy, Office of Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.



To support the work of the Massachusetts Health Council, please see all sponsorship opportunities below

 

GRAND Sponsor

1.     NAME DISPLAYED ON POWERPOINT PRESENTATION AT FRONT OF CONFERENCE ROOM

2.     NAME DISPLAYED IN REGISTRATION AREA AND IN CONFERENCE ROOM

3.     SPONSOR DISPLAY: 6' TABLE FOR CORPORATE MATERIALS; DISPLAYS; AND OTHER INFORMATION

4.     NAME LISTED ON WEB SITE

5.     ONE TABLE FOR TEN AT CONFERENCE AND LUNCHEON

 $7500
 

PATRON Sponsor                

1.     NAME DISPLAYED IN REGISTRATION AREA AND IN CONFERENCE ROOM

2.     SPONSOR DISPLAY: 6' TABLE FOR CORPORATE MATERIALS; DISPLAYS; AND OTHER INFORMATION

3.     5 SEATS AT CONFERENCE AND LUNCHEON

 $5000

 

DISPLAY Sponsor

SPONSOR DISPLAY: 6' TABLE FOR CORPORATE MATERIALS; DISPLAYS; AND OTHER INFORMATION

2 SEATS AT CONFERENCE AND LUNCHEON

 $3000

Email Stefanie Hergt at shergt@mahealthcouncil.org to inquire about becoming a Sponsor!

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21st Annual Pharmacy Public Health Policy Symposium