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Manage360 - Building Relationships: A Pharmacist's Guide to Interprofessional Relationships and Cultural Competence

This activity will explore the relationships we form with different individuals, on a professional basis, and the importance of our relationships in helping us deliver the best possible patient care.
management pharmacy management and professional leadership
Advanced Training
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Manage360 - How to Calm the Storm: Managing Conflict in the Workplace

This activity will explore conflict management and dispute resolution techniques that will help you to effectively and confidently manage conflict in your practice.
management pharmacy management and professional leadership
Home Study
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APhA Quick Quiz: Provider Status

Take this quiz to learn more about provider status, how it can benefit you, and what you can do to advocate for the profession.
reimbursement Billing Medicare Hot Topic provider status COVID-19
Home Study
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June 2021 ACIP Immunization Updates

Immunizing pharmacists and pharmacy staff are encouraged to enroll in this online learning activity to stay abreast of recent recommendations from the June 2021 ACIP Meeting that may have a significant impact on your practice and professional development during the COVID era.
Vaccines national guidelines public health immunizations medication safety COVID-19
Home Study
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Mental Health Care Among Marginalized Populations in the United States

This July 2021 Pharmacy Today article will address barriers faced by marginalized populations when accessing mental health resources.
access to care mental health Cultural Competency health disparities
Home Study
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Building COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Throughout the Immunization Neighborhood

This July 2021 Pharmacy Today supplemental article aims to give pharmacists the tools they need to turn their patients’ vaccine hesitancy into vaccine confidence and improve COVID-19 vaccination rates in disproportionately affected groups.
Coronavirus immunizations Community-Based Pharmacy Practice COVID-19
Board Certification
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Trending Topics in Ambulatory Care 2021

This activity is for BCACPs in need of recertification credit and is designed based on the content outline developed by BPS. The sessions were recorded at the APhA Annual Meeting as part of the Trending Topics series. The topics are organized into 3 groups with an assessment required for each group.
BPS Hormonal Contraception hiv insulin Transgender Care anxiety ambulatory care Recertification LGBTQ anticoagulation Musculoskeletal Disease BCACP Pneumonia Cardiometabolic Disease
Board Certification
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2021 Trending Topics in Ambulatory Care Recertification Package

A review of the latest prominent topics in Ambulatory Care. Registration includes a recertification exam offering up to 13.5 BCACP recertification credits and access to recordings of each session.
BPS Board Certification Hormonal Contraception hiv anxiety ambulatory care Recertification LGBTQ anticoagulation Musculoskeletal Disease Pneumonia Cardiometabolic Disease
Home Study
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Diversity That Matters Part II: Taking the First Step towards Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Pharmacists are encouraged to enroll in this course to learn more about the definitions involved with DEI, how these terms are interconnected, and identify strategies to avoid bias and discrimination. This webinar is part II in a webinar series on DEI.
bias Hot Topic Cultural Competency cultural diversity health disparities systemic racism Equity
Home Study
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Optimizing CGM and Clinical Outcomes: The Role of the Pharmacist

This accredited learning activity will provide an update on current CGM technologies and offer discussions related to CGM data interpretation, patient education, and reimbursement and insurance coverage considerations.
diabetes (DM) Glucose Monitoring Devices Digital Health Technology
Home Study
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APhA Quick Quiz: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Take this quick quiz to learn about the terms related to DEI, the effects unconscious bias and discrimination has on marginalized groups, and strategies to mitigate unconscious bias.
social justice bias Hot Topic Cultural Competency cultural diversity health disparities Equity
Home Study
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Trauma-Informed Care: The Role of the Pharmacist

This learning course describes trauma-informed frameworks and applications to pharmacy practice, and discusses the benefits of transforming pharmacy practice to be more reflective of trauma-informed care principles.
pharmaceutical care mental health Trauma quality of care psychotherapy
Home Study
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Motivational Interviewing to Address Vaccine Confidence

This online learning course discusses vaccine hesitancy and identifies barriers experienced by patients. Motivational interviewing is highlighted as an approach to increase vaccine confidence in patients through case examples.
Vaccines national guidelines Cultural Competency social determinants of health motivational interviewing public health immunizations
Home Study
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Pharmacists' Role During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way health care is routinely delivered, with pharmacists taking a lead role in meeting individual patient needs across practice settings.
Telehealth Coronavirus immunizations telepharmacy COVID-19 telemedicine
Home Study
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The Role of Health Equity in Vaccine Hesitancy: Challenges and Opportunities

This online learning course explores examples of vaccine hesitancy among different populations, discusses solutions to address vaccine hesitancy across various cultural groups, and identifies strategies for the equitable delivery of COVID-19 vaccinations.
Vaccines national guidelines Cultural Competency social determinants of health public health immunizations health disparities
Home Study
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Advancing Racial Justice in Patient Care Encounters—Yes We Can!

Systemic racism is linked to a wide range of poorer health outcomes among marginalized communities in the United States. Addressing racial injustice as a strategy to improve health outcomes has been described as an “urgent public health emergency."
social justice Cultural Competency social determinants of health Equity
Home Study
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Pharmacists as Environmental Stewards: How to Minimize and Manage Medication Waste

Pharmacists are encouraged to attend this live webinar to learn more about the impact of, and effective strategies for, medication disposal on the environment and the role that pharmacists can play in practice settings.
environmental aspects pollution Hot Topic medication waste education medication disposal
Home Study
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APhA Quick Quiz: Medication Waste and Environmental Sustainability

Take this quick quiz to learn about pharmacists’ role in preventing medication waste to ensure a sustainable environment.
environmental aspects pollution Hot Topic medication waste education medication disposal
Home Study
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Pediatric vaccine catch-up during the COVID-19 pandemic

This article will address declining childhood immunization rates during the COVID-19 pandemic and the role of the pharmacist in identifying pediatric patients who may have missed immunizations.
Coronavirus pediatrics immunizations COVID-19
Home Study
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Addressing CBD Usage During COVID-19 Pandemic

Pharmacists and technicians are encouraged to attend this webinar to learn more about using the different types of CBD products to treat conditions such as anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain, and inflammation, and to recognize what alternative strategies may work best for their patients.
pharmaceutical care Hot Topic Technician CPE anxiety medical marijuana medication safety pain management COVID-19 cannabidiol (CBD)
Home Study
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APhA Quick Quiz: CBD Use During COVID-19 Pandemic

As pharmacists, patients look to us for advice around the use of CBD products to assist with anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain, and inflammation. Take this quiz to assess your knowledge on different CBD products for treating patients' conditions.
social justice pharmaceutical care Cultural Competency Technician CPE racism cultural diversity social determinants of health health disparities Equity
Home Study
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COVID-19 Myth vs. Fact: Vaccine Hesitancy Home Study

Learn how you can respond when speaking with patients about their decision to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and what not to say during those important conversations. Leave empowered to address vaccine hesitancy on the frontlines of your community!
Vaccines education public health immunizations COVID-19
Home Study
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New Therapeutic Agents Marketed in 2020: Part 2

Following our review of each new therapeutic agent marketed in 2020, we compare the new drug with the older medication(s) with which it is most similar in properties and uses, and we identify advantages and disadvantages.
adverse drug reactions new drugs drug dosing drug information
Home Study
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Keep Up! COPD

Pharmacists are in a unique position to advise patients regarding available COPD treatment options and usage of inhalers and other medications in an appropriate manner. Pharmacists can ensure patients with COPD receive appropriate immunizations and assist smokers to become smoke-free.
medication therapy management education Counseling ambulatory care chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Home Study
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Smoking Cessation

This series provides an overview of the prevalence of tobacco use and the challenges associated with quitting, the rationale behind starting a pharmacist-led tobacco cessation initiative, and the steps on how to start and maintain a successful program in a community practice.
Smoking Cessation Nicotine Dependence Counseling
Home Study
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Deconstructing Systemic Racism: Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Pharmacy

Pharmacists and technicians are encouraged to participate in this eLearning activity to learn about system racism that exists in health care. By understanding SDOH and acknowledging the racial disparities, they can play a vital role in addressing and combating systemic racism.
social justice pharmaceutical care Cultural Competency Technician CPE racism cultural diversity social determinants of health health disparities Equity
Home Study
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APhA Quick Quiz: Systemic Racism

Take this quiz to learn what systemic racism is, policies to address it in your pharmacy, and how you can better serve patients through understanding of racial disparities.
social justice pharmaceutical care Cultural Competency Technician CPE racism cultural diversity social determinants of health health disparities Equity
Home Study
Member Free
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Avoid Overbasalization and Clinical Inertia in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

The speakers address the overuse of basal insulin in lieu of adding injectable bolus options, known as overbasalization, commonly seen in many patients with type 2 diabetes. Discussion also addresses how clinical inertia plays a role in overbasalization.
diabetes (DM) insulin pharmaceutical care medication safety Insulin Delivery Systems quality of care
Home Study
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APhA Quick Quiz: Child Abuse

Take this test to test your knowledge on types of child abuse, signs and symptoms associated with child abuse, and how to report suspected child abuse.
child abuse pharmaceutical care safety
Home Study
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New Therapeutic Agents Marketed in 2020: Part 1

Following our review of each new therapeutic agent marketed in 2020, we compare the new drug with the older medication(s) with which it is most similar in properties and uses, and we identify advantages and disadvantages.
adverse drug reactions new drugs drug dosing drug information
Home Study
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Child Abuse: The Importance of the Pharmacy Staff’s Role in Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse

Pharmacists and technicians are encouraged to participate in this e-Learning activity to learn more about the impact of child abuse, causes of child abuse, and how/when to report suspected abuse cases.
environmental aspects child abuse pharmaceutical care Technician CPE safety
Home Study
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Hiding in Plain Sight: Gastrointestinal Toxicities

This module is designed for you to apply the knowledge gained from Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors & Gastrointestinal Toxicities: Key Points for the Community Pharmacist through the review of case-based scenarios.
GI Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors IRAE
Home Study
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Hiding in Plain Sight: Respiratory Toxicities

This module is designed for you to apply the knowledge gained from Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors & Respiratory Toxicities: Key Points for the Community Pharmacist through the review of case-based scenarios.
Respiratory Toxicities Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors IRAE
Home Study
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APhA Pharmacy Law Matters: A Year in Review Affecting Pharmacy in 2020

In 2020, the federal government took action through enforcement discretion and flexibility of certain statutory requirements to expand new scope-of-practice authorities to make it easier for pharmacists to provide care to patients in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
reimbursement Medicare Medicaid Technician CPE law
Advanced Training
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Test Your Knowledge: Immunization Delivery (5th Ed.)

This activity is intended to provide ongoing assessment and professional development for pharmacists who have completed the APhA certificate training program, "Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery."
Vaccines immunizations
Home Study
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Updates on use of direct oral anticoagulants for management of chronic conditions

This article reviews recent developments in DOAC use for chronic conditions and provides guidance on how pharmacists can engage in patient-centered management of anticoagulation therapy.
anticoagulant agents cardiovascular disease Chronic Disease anticoagulation
Home Study
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Time's Up: Sexual Harassment in Pharmacy Practice

Pharmacists with experience in the field explain what sexual harassment is, provide personal accounts and examples of sexual harassment in pharmacy practice, and describe strategies that can be used to create a safer working environment.
workplace issues sexual harassment Technician CPE safety
Home Study
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APhA Quick Quiz: Sexual Harassment

Take this test to identify safety and protection measures again sexual harassment in the workplace and to learn how to report cases of sexual harassment and provide support.
workplace issues sexual harassment safety
Home Study
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October 2020 ACIP Immunization Update

Pharmacists are encouraged to attend this event to stay abreast of recent immunization recommendations by the ACIP that may have an impact on your pharmacy practice and professional development. Impact of COVID-19 is addressed.
Vaccines national guidelines Technician CPE public health immunizations Evidence-based Medicine COVID-19
Home Study
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Immunization Update 2020

Pharmacists have a responsibility to follow immunization guidelines and incorporate best practices into their practice when administering vaccines. This article provides an overview of the recent changes in vaccine recommendations and immunization practices.
Immunization CDC Recommendations ACIP
Home Study
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Adult and Adolescent Immunization Schedules

This online learning course will help pharmacists and technicians become more knowledgeable about the adult and adolescent immunization catch-up schedules and guidance from the CDC to protect individuals from vaccine-preventable diseases due to the hesitancy brought by COVID-19
Vaccines national guidelines Technician CPE public health immunizations
Home Study
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Navigating the Crowded Space of Diabetes Medications

The goal of this training program is to improve pharmacists’ ability to make informed decisions and support their patients regarding the management of medication needs of patients with diabetes.
adherence medication therapy management diabetes insulin clinical trials hyperglycemia Statins (HMG-COA) Reductase Inhibitors
Home Study
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COVID-19 Testing: Understanding the Different Types of Tests and the Role of the Pharmacy Team

During this session, a pharmacist discusses the importance of the COVID-19 testing, the role pharmacy team can play in getting patients appropriately tested, and opportunities for reimbursement.
COVID-19 Testing reimbursement Technician CPE Pharmacist Clinical Patient Care Services
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Keep Up! Hormonal Contraception

While many pharmacists would like to offer hormonal contraception to their patients, it is important to understand the state laws that govern this practice, be knowledgeable about available contraceptive options, and assess a patient to determine her eligibility for hormonal contraception.
Hormonal Contraception medication therapy management women's health education Counseling ambulatory care
Home Study
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APhA Quick Quiz: COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 test kits have not been FDA approved but many have been granted Emergency Use Authorization. Take this quiz to learn the role pharmacy teams play to ensure patients are appropriately tested.
viral infections COVID-19 Testing Food and Drug Administration (FDA) national guidelines pharmaceutical care public health COVID-19
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Community Pharmacist and COPD Treatment Options: Reduce Symptoms, Improve Airflow, and Reduce Exacerbation Risks

This program will emphasize the pharmacists’ role to improve medication adherence for patients with mild to severe COPD, and will provide updates about the latest therapeutic options available for the treatment of COPD.
adherence medication therapy management chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) asthma bronchodilators
Board Certification
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USP <800> Hazardous Drugs - Handling in Healthcare Settings for Compounding Professionals: Exam Review

This 6.5-hour eLearning course, delivered through an innovative, interactive, online format, aims to improve your knowledge in the implementation of USP <800> Hazardous Drugs—Handling in Healthcare Settings.
USP Chapter 800 compounding Review quality improvement medical errors Hazardous Drugs
Board Certification
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Sterile Compounding Exam Review Webinars: USP <800> Hazardous Drugs

This 6.5-hour series of review webinars, aims to improve your knowledge in the implementation of USP <800> Hazardous Drugs—Handling in Healthcare Settings and help you prepare for the BPS Sterile Compounding certification exam.
BPS Board Certification USP Chapter 800 compounding Review USP BCSCP
Board Certification
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USP 797 Cleanroom Cleaning, Disinfection, and Maintenance Procedures: Exam Review

This course of the education offering is meant for Healthcare Personnel responsible for the cleaning, disinfection and maintenance of compounding clean rooms, USP General Chapter <797>.
compounding Review quality improvement medical errors USP Chaper 797
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Sterile Compounding Exam Review Webinars: USP <797> Sterile Preparations

This new 6.5-hour series of review webinars, aims to improve your knowledge in the implementation of USP <797> Sterile Preparations and help you prepare for the BPS Sterile Compounding certification exam.
BPS Board Certification compounding Review USP BCSCP USP Chaper 797