Health-system downstream impacts of the pandemic - On Demand

In order for health care organizations to provide care to its patients, the implications of the pandemic and how it is affecting supply and organization changes must be thoroughly investigated and understood. The effects of the pandemic are unfolding every day with the need for providers to have as much knowledge as possible on continuing to care for its patient populations from a pharmacy perspective.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist learning objectives

  1. Discuss the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on health system operations.
  2. Describe organizational approaches for anticipating changes due to the pandemic.
  3. List medications or processes which may be impacted by variations in patient populations.

Pharmacy technician learning objectives

  1. Apply strategies for medication management in response to the pandemic impacts.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
On Demand Activity
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose. 
Planning committee members
Jackie Stokes, BS
Manager, Pharmacy Program

Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Solutions Director
Joseph Geskey, DO, MBA, MS-PopH

Principal, Data Science and Member Insights

Steve Pickette, PharmD 
BCPS | Director Pharmacy Clinical Services 
MultiCare Health System 

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 1.00 ACPE credit hours. 
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-21-352-H04-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-21-352-H04-T

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
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
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