Advocacy in Action: Mandated Medication History Documentation in California Hospitals

November 4, 2020

The webinar will present a case study of SB 1254 and its impact on expanding pharmacy Transitions of Care programs in the state of California. The presentation will highlight the impact of this bill by discussing how two medical centers were impacted. Lastly, the webinar will conclude with the introduction of a legislative advocacy toolkit and provide a brief summary of the advocacy strategies outlined in the toolkit.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the purpose of SB 1254
  2. Explain how legislative advocacy may be leveraged to advance patient safety and the role of the pharmacist and pharmacy technicians within the healthcare setting

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/04/2020 - 12:00pm CST
Event ends: 
11/04/2020 - 1:00pm CST
Live via webinar
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose
Planning committee members
Molly Leber, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP
Associate Director, Drug Use Policy and Formulary Management
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Sybil Thomas, PharmD, MBA
Senior Director, Pharmacy
Course reviewer
Sybil Thomas, PharmD, MBA
Senior Director, Pharmacy
Daniel Kudryashov, PharmD, MHA, BCPS, PMP, CSSBB, CPHQ
Medication Safety Officer
Keck Medicine of USC
Stephanie Jean, PharmD, MS, BCPS
Clinical Manager, Medication Assistance Program
University of North Carolina Health Care
Donna Leang, PharmD, MHDS, BCPS, FCSHP
Medication Safety Manager
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
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 Statements:
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-20-194-L03-P
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

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist


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