WSPA & WA-ASCP Chapter CE Day
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This is a great a great meeting for networking with other pharmacist that are in LTC. WA-ASCP Members receive the member rate of $55 and for non-members it is $89. WA-ASCP members received a discount code via email.

 Export to Your Calendar 9/9/2017
When: Saturday, September 9, 2017
8:00am - 12:30pm
Where: WSPA Conference Room
411 Williams Ave S
Renton, Washington  98057
United States

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Agenda

 

8 AM: Breakfast and Networking

 

8:30 – 10:30 AM:Bugs and Drugs and the CMS Mega Rule

Faculty: Deborah A Milito, Pharm.D., BCGP, Dir. Clinical/Consultant Services-Skilled Division and Chief, AB Steward Officer, Diamond Pharmacy Services

ACPE UAN: 0130-0000-17-086-L01-P |2 hrs. CPE | Activity Type: Knowledge | Disclosure: No disclosure

At the completion of this presentation, the pharmacist should be able to:

·         Define the three phases of the CMS Mega Rule as they relate to pharmacy services

·         List the CMS regulatory requirements for an effective Infection Prevention & Control Program (IPCP)

·         Review the CDC’s Core Elements for Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP)

 

10:30 – 11:30 AM:Clinical Considerations for the use of Antimicrobials in Older Adults

Faculty: Danielle Backus, PharmD, BCGP, Assistant Professor, Pacific University School of Pharmacy

ACPE UAN: 0130-0000-17-087-L01-P | 1 hr. CPE | Activity Type: Knowledge | Disclosure: No disclosure

At the completion of this presentation, the pharmacist should be able to:

·         Identify risks associated with the use of specific antimicrobial agents in older adults

·         Describe methods to prevent adverse drug events when using antimicrobial agents for older adults

·         Discuss which antimicrobial agents are most likely to cause antibiotic-associated clostridium difficile infections

 

A discussion of clinical considerations for the use of antimicrobials in the elderly, including a discussion on the prevention of adverse drug events and antibiotic associated clostridium difficile.

 

11:30 – 12:30 AM:UTI’s: Real vs. Fake?

Faculty: Deborah A Milito, Pharm.D., BCGP, Dir. Clinical/Consultant Services-Skilled division and Chief, AB Steward Officer, Diamond Pharmacy Services

ACPE UAN: 0130-0000-17-088-L01-P | 1 hr. CPE | Activity Type: Knowledge | Disclosure: No disclosure

At the completion of this presentation, the pharmacist should be able to:

·         Review the Loeb & McGeer criteria for assessing a resident for an urinary tract infection

·         Introduce the concept of an antibiogram

·         List the elements of an UTI-SBAR form

 

Deborah Milito is the Director of Clinical and Consultant Services- Skilled Division; the Chief Antimicrobial Stewardship Officer; and the Team Leader for Performance Improvement, Medication Management, and the Provision of Care for the Joint Commission at Diamond. Dr. Milito is also responsible for overseeing the education of the Skilled Consultant Pharmacists in Pennsylvania and Ohio. She has 28 years of acute care experience, eight years of correctional experience, and 11 years of LTC experience. She is certified in Anticoagulation and Medication Therapy Management (MTM). She is a Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist. She also serves as the Chairman for the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) Antibiotic Think Tank. Dr. Milito received her BS in Pharmacy in 1980 and her Doctorate of Pharmacy in 1997, both from Duquesne University. She has taught Pharmacy Law and Ethics at the Community College of Allegheny Count and Clinical Skills at Duquesne University. She serves as Preceptor for Duquesne University Pharm.D. candidates.

 

Danielle Backus is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Pacific University School of Pharmacy in Hillsboro, OR and maintains a practice with Providence ElderPlace, a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly.  She completed a PGY-1 with the VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System and a PGY-2 in Geriatrics and Academia at Midwestern University College of Pharmacy – Glendale.  She currently teaches a geriatric polypharmacy course at Portland Community College and a pharmacotherapy course at University of Portland School of Nursing.


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