Emergency Preparedness and Response: Pharmacist’s Role, Contributions and Continuing Professional Development Resources

September 16, 2021
Noon–1:00 p.m. ET
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CPE Activity Announcement

Thursday, September 16, 2021
Noon-1:00 p.m. ET
Universal Activity Number (UAN):
0581-0000-21-124-L04-P 
0581-0000-21-124-H04-P

Presented by the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Section.

This webinar will how pharmacists contribute to frontline Emergency Preparedness & Response (EP&R) during the COVID-19 pandemic and post-pandemic, including firsthand experience in various practice settings. It will also discuss how Continuing Pharmacist Development (CPD) resources can facilitate and support pharmacy EP&R. In addition, it will outline the charges and ongoing outcomes of the AACP CPD Section’s EP&R Ad-hoc committee, including its charter, goals, and strategies. Finally, it will identify collaborative opportunities to advance Pharmacy EP&R.

Target Audience:

This webinar is designed for all pharmacists and pharmacy educators.

Learning Objectives:

At the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify pharmacists’ ongoing frontline contribution during the COVID-19 pandemic and going forward.
  • Describe how Continuing Pharmacist Development (CPD) resources can be applied to facilitate Pharmacy Emergency Preparedness and Response (EP&R).
  • Outline the goals and ongoing outcomes of the AACP Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Section’s EP&R Ad-hoc Committee.
  • Identify collaborative opportunities to advance Pharmacy EP&R.

Moderator:

Hoai-An Truong, Pharm.D., MPH, FAPhA, FNAP
Professor and Director of Public Health
School of Pharmacy & Health Professions
University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Panelists:

Peter Tenerelli, PharmBS, Pharm.D., EMP
CPD Chair & Assistant Professor
Director, Center for the Advancement of Pharmacy Practice
Department of Clinical and Administrative Sciences
California Northstate College of Pharmacy

Suzanne Clark, Pharm.BS., PhD
Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Co-Director, Center for Teaching and Learning
California Northstate University College of Pharmacy

Trina von Waldner, Pharm.D.
Senior Public Service Associate
Director, Continuing Professional Development & Outreach (retired)
The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy
Athens, GA  30602

Paige Clark, R. Ph., BPharm.
VP Programs and Policy, Prescriptive
Continuing Education Strategist
College of Pharmacy, Oregon State University

Kayla L. McCann,
PharmD Student-P3
California Northstate College of Pharmacy

Disclosure:

The speakers have no conflicts of interest to disclose or financial interest related to the content of the presentation.

 ACPE Logo AACP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Emergency Preparedness and Response: Pharmacist’s Role, Contributions and Continuing Professional Development Resources Webinar (UAN: 0581-0000-21-124-L04-P and 0581-0000-21-124-H04-P) is designed as a knowledge-based CPE activity and is approved for 1 hour of continuing pharmacy education credit (0.1 CEU). To obtain CPE credit for the live webinar, pharmacists must attend the webinar on 9/16/21, register, complete and submit the CE session evaluation for the webinar by accessing the online AACP Continuing Education Administration software program, Learning Express CE. The deadline to complete the evaluation to obtain CPE credit for the live webinar is 10/16/21. 

Pharmacists who wish to complete the webinar as a home study CE, must register, view the webinar in its entirety, complete a post-assessment and evaluation via Learning Express CE before the CE expiration date of 9/16/2024.  A passing score of 80% or higher on the post-assessment is required to obtain CPE credit. 

Instructions for Claiming CPE Credit for the Live Webinar: 

Please go to Learning Express CE at: https://aacp.learningexpressce.com/. Click the "Emergency Preparedness and Response: Pharmacist’s Role, Contributions and Continuing Professional Development Resources" link under the Live CPD Activity tab and click “Register Now”.  Login to your Learning Express CE account if you are a registered user. If you are a new user, please create your account utilizing your AACP email and password. (Be sure to include your correct NABP e-Profile ID and birthdate in MM/DD format in your Learning Express CE profile. Verify that your NABP e-Profile ID and birthdate are correctly entered into your Learning Express CE profile and correspond with your NABP record. Failure to ensure this information is identical in both programs will jeopardize your earning CE credits.) Confirm your selection and click “Register”. When you are ready, complete and submit the evaluation. Upon successful completion of the evaluation, LECE will transmit the CPE credit information to the regulatory bodies at NABP and ACPE. Pharmacists should login to their NABP e-profile to access information about their completed CPE and to print a valid statement of credit if needed. Access to the evaluation in Learning Express CE will be denied after 10/16/21.

Instructions for Claiming CPE Credit for Recorded Webinar:

Please go to the Learning Express CE (LECE) site and click the “Distance” tab.  Select the " Emergency Preparedness and Response: Pharmacist’s Role, Contributions and Continuing Professional Development Resources" link and click the “Purchase Now” button. Login to LECE if you are a registered user or create your account if you are a new user. Verify that your NABP e-Profile ID and birthdate are correctly entered in your LECE profile and correspond with your NABP record. Confirm your selection and enter the promotional code in the “Coupon” box. (AACP members should go to AACP Connect to obtain the promotional code). Click the “Register” button to apply the code. If you are a non-member, please enter your payment details and click the Register button. After you have successfully registered for the program, you will be able to view the recorded webinar. In order to obtain CPE credit, you must view the webinar in its entirety, complete the post-assessment and evaluation. Note, you will be able to retake the assessment if you do not achieve a score of 80% or higher. Pharmacists must complete all the required components by 9/16/24 in order to obtain credit. CPE credit information will be transmitted to NABP and ACPE. Pharmacists should login to their NABP e-profile to access information about their completed CPE and to print a valid statement of credit if needed.

Hardware/Software Requirements:

The webinar series is being conducted through the GoToWebinar platform. Access to GoToWebinar is necessary to participate in the live version of the Webinar. Additionally, participants will need a working internet connection, (a web browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox or Chrome is recommended) speakers/headphones for audio capability, and Adobe Reader to open select pdf files. 

Fees:

This series comes at no charge to AACP Members (live or recorded). Non-Members will be charged a nominal fee of $10 for access to the recorded webinar(s) and its associated continuing education (CE) credit(s).  

Sponsored by:

No financial support was identified for any component of this educational activity.

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