2021 MSPS Annual CE Virtual Conference
November 12 – 13
Hear from experts on current topics ranging from prescription controlled substances to COVID-19 vaccination. Earn up to 9 hours of Continuing Education credit.
It’s almost conference time!
Registration for the event closed on November 10. However, sessions will be available to purchase online for on-demand viewing soon.
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Annual CE Virtual Conference
This year’s annual conference will be hosted virtually via Zoom. Join us for educational, empowering sessions that will position you for success.
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Prescription Controlled Substances: Beyond Mechanisms of Action
November 12, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
- Describe considerations regarding making propofol a controlled substance.
- Discuss considerations regarding making gabapentin a controlled substance.
- Explore some state printing requirements of prescriptions for controlled substances.
- Highlight requirements for morphine equivalents for controlled substance prescriptions.
- Explore non-opioid strategies for pain management.
- Discuss pharmacy technician stigma training and improving compassion fatigue.
From Grapefruit to Glaucoma: Interactions and Side-Effects You Should Be Aware Of
November 13, 8:00am – 9:30am
- Distinguish between FDA and WHO definitions of “adverse effects.”
- Recall medications with potential for grapefruit juice interactions.
- Recognize medications deserving of heat precautions.
- Recognize appropriate counseling tips pertaining to photosensitizing drugs.
Heart Failure Update: Heart Failure Therapy in 2021
November 13, 9:40am – 11:10am
- Review most recent heart failure recommendations from the ACC/AHA Expert Consensus Guidance document.
- Discuss importance of optimization of heart failure therapy.
- Review newer medications available for treatment of heart failure.
- Discuss therapy options in patients with progressive heart failure.
Cannabidiol: Phytochemistry, Pharmacology and Regulatory Perspectives
November 13, 11:30am – 1:00pm
- Understand Cannabis phytochemistry in relation to products on the legal and illicit markets.
- Describe known pharmacological mechanisms of CBD action, and how they may relate to beneficial or adverse effects.
- Interpret available clinical findings and regulatory status information to counsel patients about potential benefits and concerns on using CBD-containing products.
- Apply knowledge of CBD’s potential drug-drug interactions to commonly prescribed drugs.
Basic Principles of COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Evaluation
November 13, 1:10pm – 2:40pm
- Describe the various sources of information used to evaluate the safety of COVID-19 vaccines.
- Describe the principles applied in the classification and investigation of adverse events following immunization (AEFIs).
- Describe the role of health care workers (including technicians) in monitoring vaccine safety.
- Describe the roles of regional and global vaccine safety surveillance systems.
Prevention and Management of COVID-19: An Evolving Paradigm
November 13, 2:50pm – 4:20pm
- Compare vaccination schedules for COVID-19 vaccines approved under the FDA Emergency Use Authorization.
- Assess therapeutics for outpatient management of COVID-19.
- Evaluate treatment recommendations for hospitalized patients with moderate-severe COVID-19 infection.
Here’s a quick view of what’s in store for the 2-day conference.
Friday, November 12
|6:00pm - 7:30pm||Prescription Controlled Substances: Beyond Mechanisms of Action
(Presented by Dr. Jameika Stuckey)
|7:30pm - 8:30pm||Business Meeting|
Saturday, November 13
|7:45am - 8:00am||Welcome|
|8:00am - 9:30am||From Grapefruit to Glaucoma: Interactions and Side-Effects You Should Be Aware Of
(Presented by Dr. Buddy Ogletree)
|9:40am - 11:10am||Heart Failure Update: Heart Failure Therapy in 2021
(Presented by Dr. Craig Long)
|11:30am - 1:00pm||Cannabidol: Phytochemistry, Pharmacology and Regulatory Perspectives
(Presented by Dr. Larry Walker)
|1:10pm - 2:40pm||Basic Principles of COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Evaluation
(Presented by Dr. Rian Extravour)
|2:50pm - 4:20pm||Prevention and Management of COVID-19: An Evolving Paradigm
(Presented by Dr. Mary Jane Burton)
|4:20pm - 4:30pm||Wrap Up|