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On-line CPE module: "Identifying & Resolving Drug Therapy Problems Across the Continuum of Care"

Original Release Date:

July 1, 2015

Termination Date:

July 1, 2018

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Identify patients at risk of medication-related hospitalization and emergency    department use
  • List the clinical goals for each medication for each patient at risk
  • Identify drug therapy problems for each patient at risk
  • Implement solutions to resolve drug therapy problems
  • Registration Fee:

    $129

    About this course:

    This is an enduring/home-study CPE module. This program will take approximately 6 hours to complete. This continuing education activity is supported by a cooperative agreement between the University of Hawai'i at Hilo and the CMS Innovation Center. The target audience is pharmacists working outside of dispensing roles in hospital and community settings.

    Acknowledgement of Federal Funding: The development of this training was supported by Funding Opportunity Number CMS-1C1-12-0001 from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HHS or any of its agencies.

    This educational public service program offers Continuing Education credits only; it does not offer credit toward any degree program at the University of Hawai'i.

    In compliance with ADA regulations, for information or to request disability accommodations, contact Sean O'Neill at 808-933-2909 (V), 808-933-3334 (TTY) prior to registering for the activity. 

    For questions about continuing education, please contact the Continuing Education Coordinator:

    Phone: (808) 933-2914
    Fax: (808) 933-2974

    copce@hawaii.edu

    ACPE Accreditation Statement:

    The University of Hawai'i at Hilo Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This is an application-based continuing education activity of the University of Hawai'i at Hilo, an equal access/equal opportunity university (UAN: 0516-0000-15-005-H01-P).

    To receive the 6.0 contact hours of continuing education credit, pharmacists must complete the entire program, including successful completion of all learning assessments that document target competencies, the program evaluation, and program request for credit. Partial credit is not offered for CPE Activities.

    Faculty:


    Karen Pellegrin, PhD, MBA
    Pl/Project Director, Pharm2Pharm Health Care Innovation Award
    Director of Continuing Education & Strategic Planning
    Founding Director, Center for Rural Health Science
    Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawai'i at Hilo


    Reece Uyeno, PharmD
    Hospital Consulting Pharmacist Manager, Pharm2Pharm Health Care Innovation Award
    Junior Specialist Clinical Faculty
    Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawai'i at Hilo

    Contributors:

    We would like to thank the following people for their contributions to this training:

    Planners:


    Cathy Call, MSEd, MSN
    Senior Analyst, Altarum Institute


    Anita E. Ciarleglio, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo


    Lara Gomez, PharmD
    Director of Clinical Education, Associate Specialist Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo


    Roy Goo, PharmD
    Assistant Professor, Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo


    Andrew Levin, BA, JD
    Senior Project Manager, Pharm2Pharm


    Joanne Lynn, MD, MA, MS
    Director, Center for Elder Care and Advanced Illness, Altarum Institute


    Terry McInnis, MD, MPH, FACOEM
    President and Founder of Blue Thorn Inc


    Karen Pellegrin, PhD, MBA
    PI/Project Director, Pharm2Pharm Health Care Innovation Award Director of Continuing Education & Strategic Planning; Founding Director, Center for Rural Health Science, Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo


    Reece Uyeno, PharmD
    Hospital Consulting Pharmacist Manager, Pharm2Pharm Health Care Innovation Award; Junior Specialist Clinical Faculty, Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo

    Technical Assistance:


    Bethany Hoffman
    Senior Writer/Editor, Palladian Partners, Inc.


    Sean O’Neill
    Continuing Education Coordinator,Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo

    Actor Credits:


    John Burnett, M.Ed. (Robert Gomez)

    Joann Hale (Mary Sato)

    Marnie Honeycutt, LCSW (Patricia Walker)

    Scott Kester (James Young)

    Victoria Rupp, Pharm.D., BCACP (Community Pharmacist)

    Reece Uyeno, Pharm.D. (Hospital Pharmacist)

    Video Production:


    Techy3 Design Studios

    Disclosures:

    Dr. Pellegrin and Dr. Uyeno, have no relationships to disclose. Dr. McInnis, of the planning committee, disclosed she is a consultant for Medication Management Systems, Inc. All other speakers, planners, and Continuing Education staff from the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawai'i at Hilo have no relationships to disclose.

    Internet Privacy and Confidentiality Policy:

    The UHH DKICP Office of CE recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of CE participants. The information collected about you is subject to the following privacy and confidentiality policy.The UHH DKICP Office of CE may at any time revise this policy by updating this posting.

    Collection of Information:

    The UHH DKICP Office of CE collects personally identifiable information such as name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, or other information only when you voluntarily submit it to us. We will use this information to provide certificates of completion to participants, respond to requests for information, and may use this information to contact you. We will not sell or rent personally identifiable information to any third party without your permission.

    Contact Us

    We welcome your questions and comments regarding our internet privacy and confidentiality policy. If you have any questions about this policy or about our use of information, please contact us at: copce@hawaii.edu

    IMPORTANT TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

    COMPUTER REQUIREMENTS:
    In general a computer capable of running a modern web browser (see software requirements below)
    Minimum memory:
    • Minimum 512 MB; Recommended: 2 GB or more
    Processor speed:
    • PC -- Pentium IV, 3.0 Ghz, equivalent or better. Recommended: Dual Core processor or better.

    • Mac -- PowerPC G4 or Intel Dual Core Processor (or better)
    Multimedia components required by the learner:
    • Speakers
    WEB BROWSER:
    • Mac-- Safari 6 or later is recommended
    • PC -- Chrome 51 or later is recommended
    Required Browser Plug-ins:
    • Adobe Acrobat Reader for PDF files

    • Adobe Flash Player for Adobe Flash content.
    Javascript and cookies must be enabled.
    Pop-up blockers must be disabled.
    Media players:
    • Java/JRE
    • Mac – Quicktime
    INTERNET SPEED:
    Recommended:
    • Broadband (DSL, cable, etc.). Dial up service is not recommended.

    • When tested from a 10 Mbps connection, the module required approximately 2 minutes to load. Lower connection speeds will take significantly longer.

    Starting the Activity:

    For new accounts a confirmation email will be sent to your email account. Please check your spam folder if you do not receive this email right away.

    Once you have started the activity a training guide will be available for download. It is highly recommended to download this guide as it contains a copy of the slides and narration. The guide also includes tips and tricks for viewing the videos outside of the module. A copy of this activity announcement will also be included in the guide.

    To register for this course, first create an account within the DKICP Continuing Pharmacy Education portal. After confirming your account, login and select the Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) link. Then select Identifying and Resolving Drug Therapy Problems Across the continuum of care this will open the course enrollment and payment page. For registration questions please contact copce@hawaii.edu.