2020 Federal Pharmacy Symposium

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Thursday, October 8, 2020 (1300-1630 EDT)

Pre-registration is required to participate.

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The APhA Federal Pharmacy Symposium provides federal pharmacy leaders with the opportunity to learn from industry experts about trends in health care service access and therapy to help patients achieve optimal outcomes.  There are two 90 sessions with a 30 minute break between.

  • 1300-1430 EDT - Learning to Bounce: Resilience in These Strangest of Strange Times - Resilience allows you to adjust to changing circumstances, cope with pressure, and maintain your sense of control. This activity will focus on developing resiliency during times of uncertainty, with a focus on the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing DHA transition.  Simple, lifestyle-changing tools and strategies will help you and your staff grow personally and professionally.

    Activity type: Application-based
    Target Audience: Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
    Learning Level: 1

  • 1500-1630 EDT - Future Operations: Emergency Preparedness Planning (90 Minutes) - A panel of federal pharmacy leaders, representing a cross-section of federal agencies, will facilitate an emergency preparedness planning session based on lessons learned from recent natural disasters as well as the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. Topics will include telehealth and remote verification capability.

    Activity type: Application-based
    Target Audience: Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
    Learning Level: 2

Learning Objectives

Pharmacists will be able to:

  1. Describe the importance of emotional intelligence in providing support for well-being and resilience during times of stress such as COVID-19 or significant organizational change
  2. Assess current level of well-being and how it compares to other pharmacists
  3. Discuss strategies for maintaining wellness for ourselves and our patients based on different individual emotional intelligences
  4. Reflect upon personal applications of emotional intelligence theory to enhance personal resilience in the face of COVID-19 conditions
  5. Discuss strategies to develop resiliency, particularly during times of uncertainty
  6. Apply strategies to develop a personal resiliency plan
  7. Incorporate resiliency training with pharmacy staff

Pharmacy technicians will be able to:

  1. Describe the importance of emotional intelligence in providing support for well-being and resilience during times of stress such as COVID-19 or significant organizational change
  2. Assess current level of well-being and how it compares to other pharmacy technicians
  3. Discuss strategies for maintaining wellness for ourselves and patients based on different individual emotional intelligences
  4. Reflect upon personal applications of emotional intelligence theory to enhance personal resilience in the face of COVID-19 conditions
  5. Discuss strategies to develop resiliency, particularly during times of uncertainty
  6. Apply strategies to develop a personal resiliency plan

Pharmacists will be able to:

  1. Discuss the implication and application of virtual health platforms to provide pharmacy support during an emergency.
  2. List resources needed to address clinical and operational support during an emergency.
  3. Develop a plan for emergency preparedness based on lessons learned from recent national health emergencies

Pharmacy technicans will be able to:

  1. Discuss the implication and application of virtual health platforms to provide pharmacy support during an emergency.
  2. List resources needed to address clinical and operational support during an emergency.
  3. List elements of an emergency preparedness plan based on lessons learned from recent national health emergencies

Accreditation Information

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The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The APhA 2020 Federal Pharmacy Symposium is approved for 3.0 contact hours of CPE credit (0.3 CEU).

  • The ACPE Universal Activity Number for Learning to Bounce: Resilience in These Strangest of Strange Times is 0202-0000-20-326-L04-P/T
  • The ACPE Universal Activity Number for Future Operations: Emergency Preparedness Planning is 0202-0000-20-327-L04-P/T

To obtain credit for completing APhA 2020 Federal Pharmacy Symposium, participants will need to complete the 2-step registration process, attend the live symposium, complete the evaluation questions for each presentation and then CLAIM credit. An attendance code and detailed instructions on how to claim credit will be provided during the sessions. Participants need to have a valid pharmacist.com username and password to claim credit. After credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor for your transcript.

Initial release date: October 8, 2020
Expiration date to claim credit for LIVE webinar: December 8, 2020 

Development and Support

APhA 2020 Federal Pharmacy Symposium is a live continuing education activity for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians developed by the American Pharmacists Association. © 2020 American Pharmacists Association and supported by Walgreens.

Speaker / Panelists

  • Learning to Bounce: Resilience in These Strangest of Strange Times - Zubin Austin, BScPhm, MBA, MISc, PhD, FCAHS, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Future Operations: Emergency Preparedness Planning Panelists
    • William Pierce, PharmD, MPH, FDA, Office of Oncologic Diseases (OOD), Associate Director for Labeling Captain, US Public Health Service, Team Leader, PHS-1 Rapid Deployment Force
    • LT Sean R. Szad, USN, Naval Hospital, Okinawa, Japan
    • MAJ Quan N. Tram, USAF, BSC, Pharmacy Flight Commander, 325th Medical Support Squadron, Tyndall AFB

Disclosures

APhA’s editorial staff declare no conflicts of interest or financial interests in any product or service mentioned in this activity, including grants, employment, gifts, stock holdings, and honoraria. For a complete list of APhA staff disclosures, visit the APhA website at www.pharmacist.com/apha-disclosures

Fee

There is no fee associated with this activity. 

System Requirements

Computer and internet access are required to complete this activity.  Please visit our website to view the Technology System Requirements in order to have a positive learning experience.

Learning to Bounce: Resilience in These Strangest of Strange Times

Date 10/8/2020 1:00:00 PM
Address 2215 Constitution Ave., NW
City Washington State District of Columbia Zip Code 20037