OPA Home-Study CPE Programming

Patient/Medication Safety CPE:

Patient/Medication Safety On-Demand CPE

A package of two Patient/Medication Safety Home-Study on-demand courses will be hosted on Ohio Pharmacists Foundation’s (OPF) virtual platform, LecturePanda. LecturePanda is the online platform where you will view on-demand CPE videos, complete post-activity quizzes and speaker evaluations. Once both videos have been viewed in full, all post-activity quizzes and evaluations completed, you will use the platform to submit credit to the CPE Monitor. After your credits have been claimed and submitted, they will be automatically uploaded to the CPE Monitor by LecturePanda. (Please allow 24 hours for the system to process.)

  • Medication Error Reporting
    Note. This session was included in OPA's 2021 Annual Conference.
    Presenter: Morgan Nicolas, PharmD 
    ACPE #0129-0000-21-033-H05-P
    credit:  0.1 CEU  release date:  4-16-21    expiration date:  4-16-24
    In this session, you will learn about  how pharmacists must do their part to create a culture of safety and encourage reporting at the system, state, and national level.

  • Medication Safety: Minimizing Patient Harm
    Note. This session was included in OPA's 2021 Annual Conference.
    Presenter: Morgan Nicolas, PharmD 
    ACPE #0129-0000-21-046-H05-P
    credit:  0.1 CEU  release date:  4-16-21    expiration date:  4-16-24
    In this session, you will learn about Just Culture principles, and the role pharmacists play.

On-Demand Patient/Medication Safety Home-Study Fee:

OPA Member: $20    
Get the member discount code on the  OPA website.
 Under the Membership tab, look for the Members Only content. Click on the OPA On-Demand CPE Member Code and log in for the code. 

Non
-member: $30   Join Now and Save!

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Patient/Medication Safety Home-Study CPE:

  • 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.

  • Ensuring Medication Safety Through REMS Programs
    Note. This article was included in the June 2020 Ohio Pharmacist  journal for members use.
    Authors: Melanie Padgett, PharmD 
    ACPE #0129-0000-20-006-H05-P
    credit:  0.15 CEU  release date:  6-15-20    expiration date:  6-15-23


    This lesson reviews the most important information that pharmacists need to know about the FDA Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) program.

Patient Safety Home-Study Fee (per activity listed above):
OPA Member: $3
Non-member: $10   Join Now and Save!


The Patient/Medication Safety Home Study listed below was made available in October 2021 as a supplemental 2021 CE activity. The quiz for this activity is not included in any annual pre-pay CE options.

  • Outpatient Insulin Errors and Mitigation Strategies
    Note: This article was published in the  October 2021 Ohio Pharmacist  journal. 
    Authors: Allyx Roher, PharmD Candidate; Hannah Pratt, BCPS, PharmD; Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM, BCACP, CDCES, FADCES, FCCP
    ACPE #0129-0000-21-093-H05-P
    credit:  0.15 CEU  release date:  10-15-21    expiration date:  10-15-24

    This lesson provides an overview of common outpatient insulin errors related to multiple insulin formations, various delivery devices, the narrow therapeutic window, storage issues, and special considerations in pediatrics. Additionally, mitigation strategies and technology solutions.

Patient Safety Home-Study Fee (Outpatient Insulin Errors and Mitigation Strategies):
OPA Member: $10
Non-member: $30   Join Now and Save!

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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.

  • Institutional Pharmacy Practice Rules Revision
    Note: This article was published in the November 2021 Ohio Pharmacist  journal. 
    Author: Joe Sabino, R.Ph., M.S.
    ACPE Program #0129-0000-21-013-H03-P
    credit: (0.1 CEU) release date: 11-15-21  expiration date: 11-15-24

  • Pharmacist Dispensing of Naloxone, Insulin, and Epinephrine Autoinjectors
    Note: This article was published in the October 2020 Ohio Pharmacist  journal. 
    Author: Joseph Sabino, R.Ph., M.S. 
    ACPE #0129-0000-20-013-H03-P
    credit: 0.1 CEU   release date: 10-15-20   expiration date: 10-15-23

            The goal of this lesson is to review recent laws and rules that give pharmacists the authority to dispense life saving medication                            without prescriptions.

  • 2019 Updates to Ohio Pharmacy Laws and Rules
    Note: This article was published in the November 2019 Ohio Pharmacist  journal. 
    Author: Joseph Sabino, R.Ph., M.S. 
    ACPE #0129-0000-19-013-H03-P
    credit: 0.1 CEU   release date: 11-15-19   expiration date: 11-15-22

    The goal of this lesson is to review recent updates to the Pharmacy Board Rules regarding license renewal procedures and term; responsibility of drug distributors to monitor and report suspicious controlled substance orders; pharmacist duty to report suspected elder abuse; reporting significant loss or theft of dangerous drugs; and recent OARRS updates.

    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. 

Law Home-Study CPE Fee (per activity):
OPA Member: $10
Non-member: $30   Join Now and Save!

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Immunization Home-Study CPE:

  • Vaccine-Preventable Diseases: Overview and Recommended Immunizations
    Note: This article is a component of the OPF Pharmacist Training Program for Immunizations.
    Authors: Vyishali Dharbhamalla, R.Ph., PharmD, Donald Bennett, R.Ph., MBA, Kathleen Nameth, R.Ph.  

    ACPE #0129-0000-20-062-H06-P 
    credit:  0.5 CEU    release date: 3-16-20    expiration date: 3-16-23

    Goal. The goal of this lesson is to provide background information on immunology and vaccine-preventable diseases, and current information on influenza, pneumococcal, hepatitis A & B, meningococcal, tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, varicella, herpes zoster, measles, mumps, rubella, Haemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib), polio, and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines.

    Objectives. At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    1. demonstrate knowledge of the immune system, types of antigens, and types of immunity;
    2. identify effective immunization strategies for prevention of influenza, pneumonia, hepatitis A & B, meningitis, tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, varicella, herpes zoster, measles, mumps, rubella, Haemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib), polio, and human papillomavirus (HPV) in at-risk populations, and the role healthcare providers play;
    3. demonstrate an understanding of the currently available vaccines for the diseases discussed, including indications, dosing recommendations, contraindications and precautions, adverse reactions, and storage requirements;
    4. outline how to appropriately monitor for and treat adverse reactions, including the use of epinephrine and diphenhydramine;
    5. recognize how to report vaccine adverse events; and
    6. list key resources for current information on vaccines.

Immunization Home-Study Fee:
OPA Member: $50
Non-member: $85   Join Now and Save!

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Long-Acting Injectables Home-Study CPE:

  • Injectable Cobalamin Review for Pharmacists
    Author: Victoria Shea Swick, PharmD
    ACPE #0129-0000-21-076-H01-P
    credit:  0.15 CEU    release date: 6-25-21     expiration date: 6-25-24


    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, CTTS
    ACPE #0129-0000-21-078-H01-P
    credit:  0.15 CEU    release date: 8-16-21     expiration date: 8-16-24


    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 #0129-0000-21-077-H01-P
    credit:  0.15 CEU    release date: 6-25-21     expiration date: 6-25-24


    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, BCPS, BCGP and Logan Georskey, PharmD Candidate
    ACPE #0129-0000-21-079-H01-P
    credit:  0.2 CEU    release date: 8-16-21     expiration date: 8-16-24


    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.

  • Review of Injectable Extended-Release Naltrexone and Buprenorphine
    Note: This article is a component of the O
    PF
    Pharmacist Training Program for Long-Acting Injectables.
    Author: Mary Borovicka, PharmD, BCPP
    ACPE #0129-0000-21-080-H01-P
    credit:  0.2 CEU    release date: 8-16-21     expiration date: 8-16-24

     

  • This lesson provides an overview of alcohol and opioid use disorders, a discussion of drug properties of naltrexone and buprenorphine, and information on how to properly administer these long-acting injections.

Long-Acting Injectable Home-Study Fee (per activity):
OPA Member: $40
Non-member: $60   Join Now and Save!

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