Washington Update

October 26, 2020
Vizient’s liaison to federal regulatory agencies will explain the changes to policy in 2020 that can affect patient care and pharmacy practice.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist learning objectives:
  1. Discuss legislative activities that took place in 2020 related to COVID-19 that impact pharmacy practice and care delivery.
  2. Describe the effect of proposed and finalized Medicare changes that took place in 2020 that impact pharmacy.
  3. Describe regulatory activity from different agencies (e.g., CMS, FDA) that took place related to COVID-19.
  4. Discuss future directions of regulatory activity relevant to the practice of pharmacy and health care.
Pharmacy technician learning objectives:
  1. Discuss legislative activities that took place in 2020 related to COVID-19 that impact pharmacy practice and care delivery.
  2. Discuss future directions of regulatory activity relevant to the practice of pharmacy and health care.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
10/26/2020
Course expires: 
12/09/2020
Event starts: 
10/26/2020 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
10/26/2020 - 2:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Live via webinar
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose.
 

Planning committee members:
Katrina Harper, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, BCSCP
Clinical Pharmacy Director
Vizient

Jackie Stokes, BS
Manager, Pharmacy Program
Vizient

Course reviewer:
Katrina Harper, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, BCSCP
Clinical Pharmacy Director
Vizient

Presenter:
Jenna Stern, JD
Senior Regulatory Affairs & Public Policy Director
Vizient

 
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: JA0006103-0000-20-186-L03-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-20-186-L03-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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