2021 MSS Pharmacy Conference

October 20, 2021 to October 21, 2021

Subject matter experts that have direct experience implementing the following ideal practices are presenting:

  • Consulting experience in maximizing pharmacy revenue cycle and reimbursement
  • Establishing pharmacy services in the ambulatory care setting
  • Clinical use of high cost medications in oncology, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes
  • Pharmacy technician development and retention
  • Pharmacist leadership development through administrative residency training

Faculty will present information with a focus on how the attendee can use the information to implement it in their setting, including key takeaway points with each presentation. The audience will be engaged in polling and can ask questions verbally or electronically to further their knowledge and confidence.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist learning objectives
1.    Explain the medication reimbursement process in sites of care in the outpatient setting.
2.    Describe three practices to advance pharmacy practice in the ambulatory care setting.
3.    Describe the role in therapy for three new medications in oncology, cardiovascular, and/or diabetic areas of practice.
4.    Describe strategies to foster pharmacist leadership development and pharmacy technician advancement and retention.
5.    Explain issues that health system pharmacy is facing and corresponding opportunities to address them.
Pharmacy technician learning objectives
1.    List three outpatient sites of care that have different medication reimbursement processes.
2.    List three practices to advance pharmacy practice in the ambulatory care setting.
3.    List the three new medication therapies introduced in oncology, cardiovascular, and/or diabetic areas of practice.
4.    Describe strategies to foster pharmacist leadership development and pharmacy technician advancement and retention.
5.    Describe issues that health system pharmacy is facing and corresponding opportunities to address them.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.75 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 5.75 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 5.75 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
09/23/2021
Course expires: 
12/05/2021
Event starts: 
10/20/2021 - 9:15am
Event ends: 
10/21/2021 - 12:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Live via webinar
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose.
 

Planning committee members:
Karen Smethers, BS, PharmD, BCOP
Senior Director, MSS Pharmacy Network, Pharmacy Member Services
Vizient

Penny Davis, MBA, CPhT
Senior Project Manager, MSS Pharmacy Network, Pharmacy Member Services
Vizient

Jeff Thompson, BS, PharmD
Chief Clinical Officer
Freeman Health System

Temitayo Bakare, PharmD, ALM, BCPS
Clinical Director, Pharmacy
CoxHealth

Alexander Parish, PharmD, MBA
Sr Project Manager, Pharmacy Networks
Vizient

Presenters:
Brian Hardy, RPh, MBA
Senior Consulting Director, Pharmacy Advisory Solutions
Vizient

Kristin Repp, PharmD, BCPS
Ambulatory Pharmacy Director
Saint Luke’s Health System

Nick Bennett, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP
Manager Antimicrobial & Diagnostic Advisement Program
Saint Luke’s Health System

Frank Fanizza, PharmD, BCACP, AAHIVP
Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist
LMH Health

Courtney Johnson, PharmD, BCACP
Manager, Outpatient Pharmacy Services
LMH Health

Emily Prohaska, PharmD, BCACP, BCGP 
Coordinator, Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Services
LMH Health

Jolyn Merry, PharmD, MBA
Pharmacy Operations Manager
Bryan Health

Jerome Wohleb, PharmD, MBA, FASHP, FAzPA
Pharmacy Director
Bryan Health

Amanda Melton, PharmD, BCPS
Sr Clinical Manager, Center for Pharmacy Practice Excellence
Vizient

Shannon Holden, PharmD, BCACP, CACP
Sr Clinical Manager, Pharmacy Solutions
Vizient

Carina Dolan, PharmD, MS, BCOP
Sr Director for Clinical Oncology and Pharmaceutical Outcomes, Pharmacy Solutions
Vizient

Jeff Little, PharmD, MPH, BCPS, FACHE, FASHP
Director of Pharmacy
Saint Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City

Jeff Thompson, BS, PharmD
Chief Clinical Officer
Freeman Health System

Temitayo Bakare, PharmD, ALM, BCPS
Clinical Director, Pharmacy
CoxHealth

 
Joint Accreditation Statement:
 
In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
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Designation Statements:
PHARMACY
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 5.75 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-21-194-L04-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-21-194-L04-T
 
CEU
Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).

Available Credit

  • 5.75 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 5.75 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 5.75 General CEU – Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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