Rhode Island Society of Health System Pharmacists Residents Pearls

  • Wednesday, April 25, 2018
  • 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Sheraton Hotel 1850 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886
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Rhode Island Society of Health System Pharmacists 

Residents Pearls

Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

2.0 Contact Hours (0.2 CEUs)

April 25, 2018

Sheraton Hotel

1850 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886

(401) 738-4000

Topics:

“Effect of successful hepatitis C treatment on glycemic control and complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus in United States veterans”
Amy St. Amand, Pharm.D.

“Monitoring and Management of Antipsychotic-Associated Dyslipidemia”
Ardsley Congdon III, PharmD

“Evaluation of the Prevalence and Severity of Bleeding Events and Thromboembolic Events in Patients Receiving Direct Oral Anticoagulants”
Nicole DaSilva, PharmD

“Evaluation of an opioid-sparing perioperative guideline for orthopedic surgery”
Morgan Roy, PharmD

“Development and implementation of an alcohol withdrawal protocol based on evaluation of current management practices"
Alyssa Caroli, PharmD

“Evaluation of the impact on hospital readmissions with the introduction of a pharmacist- facilitated transitions of care pilot initiative in a medium sized community hospital”
Christopher Skarbelis, PharmD

“Management of Parkinsons”
Caitlyn Skenyon, PharmD

“Outreach for World Hope: Guatemala”
Lacey Segal, PharmD

Program Agenda:
5:00 PM Registration
5:45 PM Dinner Buffet Begins
5:55 PM Opening Remarks
6:00 PM Effect of successful hepatitis C treatment on glycemic control 
and complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus in United States veterans
6:15 PM Monitoring and Management of Antipsychotic-Associated Dyslipidemia
6:30 PM Evaluation of the Prevalence and Severity of Bleeding Events 
and Thromboembolic Events in Patients Receiving Direct Oral Anticoagulants
6:45 PM Evaluation of an opioid-sparing perioperative guideline for orthopedic surgery
7:00 PM Coffee Break
7:05 PM Development and implementation of an alcohol withdrawal protocol 
based on evaluation of current management practices
7:20 PM Evaluation of the impact on hospital readmissions with the introduction 
of a pharmacist- facilitated transitions of care pilot initiative in a medium sized 
community hospital
7:35 PM Management of Parkinsons
7:50 PM Outreach for World Hope: Guatemala
8:05 PM Closing Remarks

Members $25.00
Non-Members:  $50.00
Please register on-line only. Please do not mail in registrations. Fees are payable at sign-in or online via Paypal Online:http://www.rishp.org. Refund requests must be made by written request and are at the discretion of the RISHP Board of Directors.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this learning activity, pharmacist participants will be able to:

Effect of successful hepatitis C treatment on glycemic control & complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus in U.S. Veterans

  • Discuss the epidemiology, risk factors, and natural progression of Hepatitis C infection
  • Identify examples of Hepatitis-C related extra-hepatic manifestations
  • Examine the relationship between Hepatitis C, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Discuss the impact of successful treatment of Hepatitis C with antiviral pharmacotherapy on the change in hemoglobin A1c and complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus

Monitoring and Management of Antipsychotic-Associated Dyslipidemia

  • Explain the mechanism by which antipsychotics lead to metabolic disturbances
  • Identify which antipsychotics carry the greatest risk of causing metabolic disturbances
  • Discuss the most appropriate monitoring parameters and treatment plan for antipsychotic-associated dyslipidemia

Evaluation of the Prevalence and Severity of Bleeding Events and Thromboembolic Events in Patients Receiving Direct Oral Anticoagulants

  • Identify which DOACs have a higher risk for bleeding events in the Veteran population
  • Identify factors that increase a patient’s risk of developing a thromboembolism
  • Explain which DOACs have a reversal agent and when it may be appropriate to use reversal agents during a bleeding event

Evaluation of an opioid-sparing perioperative guideline for orthopedic surgery

  • Describe the implications of the current opioid epidemic in the U.S.
  • Discuss South County Health’s previous and novel perioperative regimens for post-surgical pain management
  • Explain the impact of the novel opioid-sparing regimen on patient satisfaction and total post-operative opioid use

Development and implementation of an alcohol withdrawal protocol based on evaluation of current management practices

  • Discuss the management of alcohol withdrawal at a medium sized community hospital
  • Identify areas for improvement in patient care

Evaluation of the impact on hospital readmissions with the introduction of a pharmacist-facilitated transitions of care pilot initiative in a medium sized community hospital

  • Discuss the development of a pharmacist-facilitated transitions of care pilot initiative at Kent Hospital
  • Discuss potential barriers to transitions of care in the hospital practice setting
  • Examine ways to improve transitions of care and patient outcomes

Management of Parkinsons

  • Describe transition of care strategies to mitigate ADRs
  • Explain which drug interactions are most concerning for inpatient management
  • Discuss the management of acute pain in Parkinson’s Disease

Outreach for World Hope: Guatemala

  • List screening criteria for children with end-stage starvation
  • Describe the process of establishing a pharmacy in a third world country
  • Explain the barriers to communicating with an illiterate patient population
Upon completion of this learning activity, technician participants will be able to:

Effect of successful hepatitis C treatment on glycemic control & complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus in U.S. Veterans

  • Discuss the epidemiology, risk factors, and natural progression of Hepatitis C infection
  • Identify examples of Hepatitis-C related extra-hepatic manifestations

Monitoring and Management of Antipsychotic-Associated Dyslipidemia

  • Explain the risk of metabolic disturbances associated with atypical antipsychotics
  • Identify which antipsychotics have the greatest risk of causing metabolic disturbances
  • Describe the recommended lab tests used for metabolic monitoring of atypical antipsychotics

Evaluation of the Prevalence and Severity of Bleeding Events and Thromboembolic Events in Patients Receiving Direct Oral Anticoagulants

  • Determine which patients, depending on their past medical history and co-morbidities, would be better candidates for one DOAC versus another

Evaluation of an opioid-sparing perioperative guideline for orthopedic surgery

  • Discuss the current opioid epidemic in the U.S.
  • Explain the importance of an opioid-sparing protocol for perioperative patients

Development and implementation of an alcohol withdrawal protocol based on evaluation of current management practices

  • Discuss the management of alcohol withdrawal at a medium sized community hospital
  • Identify areas for improvement in patient care

Evaluation of the impact on hospital readmissions with the introduction of a pharmacist-facilitated transitions of care pilot initiative in a medium sized community hospital

  • Discuss the development of a pharmacist-facilitated transitions of care pilot initiative at Kent Hospital
  • Discuss potential barriers to transitions of care in the hospital practice setting
  • Examine ways to improve ways to improve transitions of care and patient outcomes

Management of Parkinsons

  • Explain the pathophysiology of Parkinson’s Disease
  • List common medications used in Parkinson’s Disease

Outreach for World Hope: Guatemala

  • Describe the process of establishing a pharmacy in a third world country


The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This is a knowledge-based educational activity. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians will receive 2.0 contact hours (0.20 ceus) for the educational activity.
Rhode Island Society of Health System Pharmacists Residents Pearls 2.0 Contact Hours (0.2 CEUs)
Pharmacists UAN: 0060-9999-18-022-L04-P Technicians UAN: 0060-9999-18-022-L04-T






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