2021 Multinetwork Pharmacy Virtual CE Meeting

October 28, 2021

Participants will hear from two subject matter experts regarding cybersecurity and pharmacy as well as COVID-19 related items. They will have a chance to raise questions and/or provide comments based on their own experiences and gain knowledge from each other during the presentations as well as during formal and informal networking opportunities. Participants have met in the past and have a comfort level in sharing with each other.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe recent ransomware events and trends
  2. Discuss pharmacy specific vulnerabilities and the impact of extended down time
  3. Describe operational strategies to improve performance and safety during downtime
  4. Discuss the topic of recovery from downtime.
  5. Identify late-stage agents in the pharmaceutical pipeline for the treatment of COVID-19
  6. Evaluate potential cost increases and reimbursement issues, where known, for COVID-19 agents
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 ACPE Pharmacist
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/28/2021 - 10:00am CDT
Event ends: 
10/28/2021 - 12:00pm CDT
Live via webinar
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose.
Amanda Melton may discuss investigative use of drugs.
Planning committee members
Alpi Gandhi, PharmD, BCPS
Pharmacy Executive Director
Vizient, Inc.
Cindi Edmonson
Networks Manager
Vizient, Inc.
Course reviewer
Alpi Gandhi, PharmD, BCPS
Pharmacy Executive Director
Vizient, Inc.
Randy Gerwitz, RPh
Senior Consulting Solutions Manager
Vizient, Inc.
Amanda Melton, PharmD, BCPS
Senior Clinical Manager
Vizient, Inc.
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.
Designation Statement:
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 2.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-21-196-L04-P

Available Credit

  • 2.00 ACPE Pharmacist
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