Healthcare settings: The risk of cyber intrusion and potential impact on pharmacy

June 17, 2021

This activity will help health care systems understand ways to better operate if cyber intrusion occurs. Knowing the tools that the attackers use and having a plan will help minimize downtime and lack of service to patients.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist learning objectives

  1. Describe opportunities to improve pharmacy performance during an extended downtime
  2. Identify the tools used by attackers
  3. Discuss pharmacy specific vulnerabilities and the impact of extended down time

Pharmacy technician learning objectives

  1. Review the history and evolution of ransomware attacks directed at health care settings

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
06/17/2021
Course expires: 
08/01/2021
Event starts: 
06/17/2021 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
06/17/2021 - 1:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Live via webinar
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose.
 
Planning committee members
 
Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Director, Pharmacy
Vizient, Inc.
 
Jackie Stokes, BS
Manager, Pharmacy Program Services
Vizient, Inc.
 
Course reviewer
 
Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Director, Pharmacy
Vizient, Inc.
 
Presenter
 
Randy Gerwitz, RPh
Consulting Director, Pharmacy
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.
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Designation Statements:
 
PHARMACY
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-21-143-L05-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-21-143-L05-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

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

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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