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2021 Midyear Conference

February 26 - February 27

Join us this February for our first ever, virtual VPhA Midyear Conference!  Earn up to 10.5 continuing education credits, learn timely, state-specific content, and network with your peers.  Topics range from workplace well-being and post traumatic stress disorder to diversity and inclusion and COVID.

Registration is now closed.

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Agenda

All objectives listed below are for pharmacist participants only.  Pharmacy technician objectives are available in the Midyear Conference On-site Program.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2021

7:30AM
Welcome & Announcements

7:45AM – 8:45AM
More Than Mindfulness: Taking a Balanced Approach to Workplace Well-Being

Brent Reed, PharmD, MS, BCCP, Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
UAN #: 0278-0000-21-002-L04-P/T
1.0 Credit Hours; 0.1 CEU
Type: Knowledge
Category: General Pharmacy
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe common frameworks for understanding workplace stress.
  • Explain the role of job demands and resources in mitigating workplace stressors.
  • Compare and contrast individual and organizational approaches to workplace strain.
  • Given a workplace stressor, identify at least one strategy for addressing it via job crafting.

9:00AM – 10:00AM
Overview and Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Holly Gilliam, PharmD, BCPP, Clinical Psychiatric Pharmacy Specialist, Carilion Clinic
UAN #: 0278-0000-21-004-L04-P/T
1.0 Credit Hours; 0.1 CEU
Type: Knowledge
Category: General Pharmacy
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe diagnostic criteria for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Discuss the role of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy for the treatment of PTSD
  • Evaluate medications used to treat PTSD
  • Create a therapeutic plan for a patient with PTSD

10:15AM – 11:15AM
Opportunities to Support Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in the Community

Patty Slatum, PharmD, PhD, BCGP, Professor Emeritus, Virginia Commonwealth University
UAN #: 0278-0000-21-005-L04-P/T
1.0 Credit Hours; 0.1 CEU
Type: Knowledge
Category: General Pharmacy
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe modifiable risk factors for CKD
  • Recognize common medication-related problems in patients with CKD
  • Identify opportunities in the community pharmacy setting to support patients experiencing CKD

11:30AM – 12:00PM
Engaging Patients Taking Opioids on Safe Storage & Disposal: A Guide to Utilizing the “Mind Your Meds” Program

Patty Slatum, PharmD, PhD, BCGP,
Professor Emeritus Virginia Commonwealth University; Cindy Warriner, BS, RPh, CDCES, Pharmacist Consultant, Health Quality Innovators
UAN #: 0278-0000-21-003-L08-P/T
0.5 Credit Hours; CEU
Type: Knowledge
Category: Pain Management
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify strategies to facilitate effective conversations about opioids
  • Identify useful techniques to engage and communicate in different patient opportunities
  • Utilize available “turnkey” program

12:15PM – 1:15PM
COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Panel

Tana Kaefer, Adrian Wilson, John Seymour
UAN #: 0278-0000-21-006-L06-P/T
1.0 Credit Hours; 0.1 CEU
Type: Knowledge
Category: Immunizations
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe how the COVID vaccine clinic process operates within different settings
  • Describe what staffing is needed in the COVID vaccine clinic
  • Discuss the benefits and barriers to what has been learned regarding COVID vaccine clinics

2:00PM
Membership Meeting (free for members, even if not attending Midyear!)
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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2021

7:30AM
Welcome

7:45AM – 8:45AM
Rooke Lecture

Dismantling Structural Racism in Pharmacy
Lakesha Butler, PharmD, BCPS, Professor/Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
UAN #: 0278-0000-21-007-L04-P/T
1 Credit Hours; 0.1 CEU
Type: Knowledge
Category: General Pharmacy
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify aspects of structural and systemic racism.
  • Explain the social determinants of health and the impact on racism.
  • Discuss strategies to mitigate structural racism in pharmacy.

9:00AM – 10:30AM 
You Can Certainly Make a Difference: Community Management of Oncology Complications
Erin Hickey, PharmD, BCOP, Assistant Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy
UAN #: 0278-0000-21-008-L04-P/T
1.5 Credit Hours; 0.15 CEU
Type: Knowledge
Category: General Pharmacy
At the completion of this activity, the pharmacist participant will be able to:

  • Describe how the survival and treatment of the 4 most common cancers in the United States have changed over time.
  • Recognize toxicities of commonly used cancer medications
  • Apply an evaluation process for grading the severity of toxicities associated with cancer medications in patients presenting to the community settings.
  • Recommend supportive care measures for common cancer and treatment-related complications.

10:45AM – 11:45AM
COVID-19 Vaccine Update
Stephanie Wheawill, VDH
UAN #: 0278-0000-21-009-L06-P/T
1.0 Credit Hours; 0.1 CEU
Type: Knowledge
Category: Immunizations
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify the different current vaccine candidates and those in development for SARS-CoV-2
  • Explain Provider’s role in Vaccine Administration and describe clinical considerations for use for COVID-19 vaccine
  • Explain cold-chain requirements, storage and handling principles for various delivery contexts, and describe options/procedures for waste disposal
  • Identify common and serious adverse events following immunization and Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting
  • Understand COVID-19 allocations, ancillary kit supplies, and best Practices for vaccine administration and reporting

12:00PM – 1:30PM
Become a Leader Worth Following: Discover Your Leadership Voice
Brandon T. Jennings, PharmD, BCACP, President/CEO Abilyn Consulting, LLC
UAN #: 0278-0000-21-010-L04-P/T
1.5 Credit Hours; 0.15 CEU
Type: Knowledge
Category: General Pharmacy
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Recognize the characteristics of each of the 5 voices.
  • Identify your Foundational Leadership Voice
  • Build confidence in using your Foundational Leadership Voice
  • Describe what it means to be a “Liberating Leader.”
  • Identify two areas for improvement as it relates to your dominant voices interacting with other on your team.

1:45PM – 2:45PM
OTC Self-Care Challenge- ***This is not the student competition
UAN #: 0278-0000-21-011-L04-P/T
1.0 Credit Hours; 0.10 CEU
Type: Knowledge
Category: General Pharmacy
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify and explain aspects of the effective and safe practice of pharmacy self-care treatments
  • Describe at least two over the counter and prescription medication interactions that pharmacists and pharmacy technicians should be aware of
  • List three OTC medications and their use
  • Identify counseling points for each of three OTC medications

6:00PM
Academy of New & Future Practitioners Virtual Networking Event
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CPE Information

Activity Type:  Knowledge-based

Target Audience:  Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in all practice settings

All continuing education credits provided by the Virginia Pharmacists Association will be uploaded to the CPE Monitor by Lecture Panda.  Lecture Panda is a platform that VPhA utilizes to submit your CE credits. You can access all event materials – PowerPoint slides, assessments, and evaluations in this platform. As soon as you complete your evaluations, they are validated and automatically sent to CPE Monitor for accreditation so there is no wait time to receive credit. After CPE credits are processed by ACPE and NABP, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are able to log into their NABP e-Profile and view all of their ACPE completed CPE.

The deadline to submit your CE from the VPhA 2021 Midyear Conference is Monday, March 29, 2021.

The Virginia Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Details

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February 26
End:
February 27
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