Technician Only CE Event

  • Saturday, June 03, 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Kent Hospital Doctors' Auditorium


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Knowledge-Based Program for  

Technicians Only

3.0 Contact Hours (0.3 CEUs)

Saturday June 3, 2017

 Kent Hospital Doctors' Auditorium

455 Toll Gate Road, Warwick, RI 02886


Topic 1: An Update on USP 797 and USP 800

    James Melfi, RPh, Pharm.D., Ph.D., CDOE 

Topic 2: Review of the Direct Oral Anticoagulants

    Melissa Previte, URI Pharm.D. Candidate 2019

Topic 3: How to Reverse an Oral Anticoagulant

     Kristen Butler, Pharm.D.

Topic 4: Caution with Controlled Substances: Regulation Updates and Overdose Prevention

     Katherine Corsi, Pharm.D.


Program Agenda: 

               8:00-8:30 AM      Registration

               8:30-9:30 AM      First Presentation

               9:30-10:00 AM     Second Presentation

               10:00-10:15 AM    Break

               10:15-10:45 AM    Third Presentation

               10:45-11:45 AM    Fourth Presentation 


Members               $20.00

Non-Members       $40.00

Please register on-line only. Please do not mail in registrations. Fees are payable at sign-in or online via Paypal Online:  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, pharmacy technicians will be able to:

  • Discuss the purpose of USP 797 and USP 800.
  • Identify the changes with the updates to USP 797 and USP 800.
  • Describe how to comply with the updated USP 797 and USP 800 requirements.
  • List the direct oral anticoagulants.
  • Describe the use of the direct oral anticoagulants.
  • Discuss which patients are suitable for treatment with a direct oral anticoagulant.
  • List the oral anticoagulants that have reversal agents.
  • Discuss the clinical situations when these reversal agents would be used.
  • Describe the preparation process for the reversal agents currently available.
  • Discuss regulation updates for pain management, opioid use, and controlled substance distributors in RI.
  • Evaluate prescription orders to determine morphine milligram equivalents.
  • Review the rules and regulations pertaining to opioid overdose prevention.


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. Pharmacy technicians will receive 3.0 contact hours (0.03 ceus) for the educational activity. UAN 0060-9999-17-033-L04-T


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