Ethical and Legal Issues in Pharmacy Practice
7:00am-8am Experience With Switching to Outsourced Prefilled OR Syringes / PharMEDium Breakfast NO CE CREDIT
8:00am-9am Contraceptive Issues
1. Describe new and emerging therapeutic options for stroke prevention in AF.
2. Describe the primary changes related to stroke prevention in the 2011 focused updates to the ACCF/AHA/HRS guideline on the management of patients with AF.
3.Identify current and potential challenges and opportunities in stroke prevention in AF.10am-10:15am Break
10:15-11:15am Warfarin Management and the Ethics of the Status Quo
1. Describe the importance of taking anticoagulant therapy as directed and that diet plays a rolel
2. Identify the importance of double checking when dispensing anticoagulant therapy
3. List patient education that is key to good therapeutic outcomes for patient’s on anticoagulant therapy
1. Review key principals of the ethics of health care professions.
2.Consider how new knowledge and environmental changes alter expectations placed upon pharmacists.
3.Evaluate environmental changes relating to the provision and monitoring of oral anticoagulants, and identify potentially harmful aspects of the “status quo”.
4. Discuss how the concepts of continuous quality improvement align with principals of ethical pharmacy practice.
1.Define biosimilars and how they differ from traditional medications available in the United States.
2.Outline recent United States biosimilar legislation and its impact on drug approval.
3.Evaluate the safety and efficacy concerns in the utilization of biosimilar agents in practice.
4.Explain the role of the pharmacist in utilization decisions of biosimilars in practice.
1.Define biosimilars and how they differ from current monoclonal antibodies dispensed in practice.
2.List potential biosimilar agents that may impact dispensing trends in practice.
3.List adverse effects implicated in the use of biosimilar agents.
1.Manage adult patients who need sedation and analgesia while receiving ventilator support according to current standards and guidelines
2.Use validated scales for sedation, pain, agitation, and delirium in the management of these critically ill patients
3.Assess recent clinical findings in sedation and analgesia management and incorporate them into the management of patients in the acute care, procedural, and surgical sedation settings
These activities are planned and conducted in part by ASHP Advantage and The France Foundation and supported by an independent educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Hospira, and GNYHA, Inc.Contact: Elizabeth Palillo New York City Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists 212-420-2417 email@example.com When: Tuesday September 11, 2012 from 7:00 AM to 2:30 PM Where:
LaGuardia Marriott East Elmhurst NY
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