Manage360 - Organizing Your Time and Priorities

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Pharmacists, like other professionals, must focus on organizing time and priorities especially as more and more demands are being placed on workplace requirements. Because of multiple competing priorities, it is essential to focus on effective strategies to organize time and responsibilities to avoid burnout and create work life balance. This activity will examine strategies for organizing your time and priorities effectively, so you can avoid the feeling of always seeming overwhelmed.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss how to proactively manage their time in a busy pharmacy setting.
  2. Demonstrate techniques on how to stay on course while dealing with interruptions in a busy practice setting.
  3. Describe how to effectively delegate work tasks to other members of the support staff based on staff skills/abilities, work urgency, and priorities.
  4. Identify realistic goals and strategies on how to advance through work tasks in a step-by-step process.

Activity Type: Application-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists in all practice settings
Learning Level: 2

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. Organizing Your Time and Priorities is approved for 1.0 contact hour of CPE credit (0.1 CEU). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-21-259-H04-P.

To obtain credit for completing Organizing Your Time and Priorities, participants must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the activity assessment, complete an activity evaluation, and then CLAIM credit. Participants must have a valid pharmacist.com username and password and CPE Monitor to claim credit. After credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor for your transcript.

APhA's continuing pharmacy education policy provides you with two opportunities to successfully complete the continuing pharmacy education assessment. Please note that you will not be permitted to submit the assessment a third time. The current policy of the APhA Education Department is to not release the correct answers to any of our CPE assessments. This policy is intended to maintain the integrity of the CPE activity and the assessment.

Initial release date: July 20, 2021
Expiration date: July 20, 2024 - No credit can be earned after this date

Development

Organizing Your Time and Priorities is an online educational activity for pharmacists developed by the American Pharmacists Association. © 2021 American Pharmacists Association

Authors

Sandra Leal, PharmD, MPH, FAPhA, CDE
Executive Vice President
Tabula Rasa HealthCare
Tuscon, AZ

Gina Moore, PharmD, MBA
Associate Dean for Administration and Operations
Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy
University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Department of Clinical Pharmacy
Aurora, CO

Disclosures

All individuals involved in the development of this material 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 a $45 fee for APhA members and $90 for APhA non-members.

Technology Requirements

Computer and Internet access is required to complete this activity.  Please visit our website to view the Technology System Requirements for a positive learning experience.

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
ACPE# 0202-0000-21-259-H04-P 0.1 CEUs July 20, 2021 - July 20, 2024