OPA Home-Study CPE Programming

Patient/Medication Safety Home-Study CPE:

  • Recognizing and Preventing Vaccine Errors
    Note. This article was included in the June 2017 Ohio Pharmacist journal for members use.
    Author:
    Donald L. Bennett, R.Ph., MBA
    ACPE #0129-0000-17-006-H05-P
    credit:  0.15 CEU  release date:  6-15-17    expiration date:  6-15-20

    This program provides information on identification of vaccine errors, including “errors of omission,” and strategies to prevent them.
  • Application of Just Culture Principles to Pharmacy Practice
    Note. This article was included in the February 2019 Ohio Pharmacist journal for members use.
    Authors: Amber Hartman, PharmD, BCGP and Jessica Kaczor, PharmD, BCPS 
    ACPE #0129-0000-19-002-H05-P
    credit:  0.15 CEU  release date:  2-15-19    expiration date:  2-15-22


    This lesson reviews what consistent Just Culture can look like in the pharmacy, and why it is important for patient safety.

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Law Home-Study CPE:

The Ohio Pharmacists Association is pleased to present home-study law continuing pharmacy education programs which qualify for State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy jurisprudence CPE credit.

  • Pharmacy Technician Updates to Ohio Pharmacy Laws and Rules
    Note: This article was published in the November 2018 Ohio Pharmacist journal. 
    Author: Joseph Sabino, R.Ph., M.S. 
    ACPE #0129-0000-18-013-H03-P
    credit: 0.1 CEU   release date: 11-15-18   expiration date: 11-15-21

    This program reviews updates in the Ohio Revised Code and the Ohio Administrative Code regarding the requirements for registration, educational requirements and permitted activities of pharmacy technicians. 
     
  • Important Updates to Ohio Pharmacy Laws and Rules
    Note: This article was published in the November 2017 Ohio Pharmacist journal. 
    Author: Joseph Sabino, R.Ph., M.S. 
    ACPE #0129-0000-17-102-H03-P
    credit: 0.1 CEU   release date: 11-15-17   expiration date: 11-15-20

    The goal of this lesson is to review recent changes to Ohio laws and State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy regulations regarding limits for opioid prescribing, Pharmacy Board registration of pharmacy technicians, and pharmacist administration of dangerous drug by injection.
     
  • Legal Requirements for Buprenorphine for Opioid Addiction 
    Note: This article was published in the February 2017 Ohio Pharmacist journal. 
    Author: Joseph Sabino, R.Ph., M.S. 
    ACPE #0129-0000-17-013-H03-P
    credit: 0.1 CEU   release date: 2-15-17   expiration date: 2-15-20

    The goal of this lesson is to provide an overview of the problems of opioid abuse, particularly the rise of heroin overdoses and the role of buprenorphine in the treatment of opioid addiction. 

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Immunization Home-Study CPE:

  • Immunizations for HPV, Varicella, Hib, and Polio
    Authors: Kathleen Nameth, R.Ph. and Donald Bennett, R.Ph., MBA
    ACPE #0129-0000-18-053-H06-P
    credit:  0.15 CEU    release date: 3-15-18     expiration date: 3-15-21

    This program provides background information on human papillomavirus (HPV), varicella, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), and polio; and a working knowledge of HPV, varicella, Hib, and polio vaccines. This home-study meets requirements for supplemental training for pharmacists who were previously trained to administer immunizations, but whose training did not include these diseases and vaccines. Note: This article is a component of the Pharmacist Training Program for Immunizations.
  • Immunizations for Selected Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
    Note: This article is a component of the OPF Pharmacist Training Program for Immunizations.
    Authors: Cortney Mospan, R.Ph., PharmD; Donald Bennett, R.Ph., MBA; Kathleen Nameth, R.Ph.  
    ACPE #0129-0000-17-014-H01-P
    credit:  0.4 CEU    release date: 3-06-17     expiration date: 3-06-20

    This lesson provides background information on immunizations and vaccine-preventable diseases and a working knowledge of influenza, pneumococcal, hepatitis A & B, meningococcal, tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, zoster, measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines.Note: This article is a component of the Pharmacist Training Program for Immunizations.

  • Immunizations for Typhoid, Yellow Fever, Japanese Encephalitis, Cholera and Rabies
    Author: Aimee J. O’Reilly, R.Ph., PharmD
    ACPE #0129-0000-16-120-H01-P
    credit:  0.15 CEU    release date: 12-1-16     expiration date: 12-1-19

    This program provides a working knowledge of typhoid, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, cholera and rabies vaccines.

    This home-study has been approved by the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy as a supplemental course for pharmacists who were previously trained to administer immunizations, but whose training did not include the typhoid, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, cholera and rabies vaccines.

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Long-Acting Injectables Home-Study CPE:

  • Injectable Cobalamin Review for Pharmacists
    Author: Victoria Shea Swick, PharmD
    ACPE #0129-0000-18-066-H01-P
    credit:  0.15 CEU    release date: 6-25-18     expiration date: 6-25-21


    This lesson provides an overview of injectable cobalamin, and a discussion of how pharmacists can properly administer it.

  • Injectable Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Review for Pharmacists
    Author: Lindsey Peters, PharmD, BCPS
    ACPE #0129-0000-18-067-H01-P
    credit:  0.15 CEU    release date: 8-16-18     expiration date: 8-16-21


    This lesson provides an overview of hormonal contraception, a discussion of drug properties of medroxyprogesterone acetate, and how pharmacists can properly administer it.

  • Injectable Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate Review for Pharmacists
    Author: Emily Eddy, PharmD
    ACPE #0129-0000-18-068-H01-P
    credit:  0.15 CEU    release date: 7-25-18     expiration date: 7-25-21


    This lesson provides an overview of prevention of preterm labor, use of hydroxyprogesterone in therapy, and how pharmacists can properly administer it.

  • Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics Review for Pharmacists
    Note: This article is a component of the OPF Pharmacist Training Program for Long-Acting Injectables.
    Authors: Chris Paxos, PharmD, BCPP; Ashley Tewksbury, PharmD, BCPP; Peter Wirkowski, PharmD, and Jill Nofziger, PharmD
    ACPE #0129-0000-18-069-H01-P
    credit:  0.2 CEU    release date: 8-22-18     expiration date: 8-22-21


    This lesson provides an overview of long-acting injectable antipsychotics, a discussion of drug properties, and information on how pharmacists can properly administer the injectables.

  • Injectable Naltrexone Review for Pharmacists
    Note: This article is a component of the OPF Pharmacist Training Program for Long-Acting Injectables.
    Authors: Jessica Mulhollan, PharmD, BCPP; Lauren Kohley, PharmD, BCPP
    ACPE #0129-0000-18-070-H01-P
    credit:  0.15 CEU    release date: 8-24-18     expiration date: 8-24-21


    This lesson provides an overview of alcohol and opioid use disorders, a discussion of drug properties of naltrexone, and information on how pharmacists can properly administer the long-acting injection.

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Objectives for OPF Home Study Continuing Education