60 Days of EduCon 2021 Virtual — Now On Demand

The live version of EduCon 2021 Virtual is over,
but you can still register and get all nine hours of CE.

Pharmacists: $399

Technicians and others: $329

Registration + annual APC pharmacist membership: $599

Questions: info@a4pc.org

For compounders, ethical practice is not just a “best” practice. If you take patient care and your
profession seriously, it’s the only practice.

That’s the focus of EduCon 2021 Virtual: reviewing, remembering, and reinforcing basic info and best practices that will keep your operation compliant, your patients well cared for, and your reputation sterling.

With 9 hours of CPE and the online trade expo, we promise you the best nine hours of professional development you’ll get all year.

How to Attend EduCon 2021 Virtual (through April 4, 2021)

You must be registered, of course (click here if you still need to register).

We use two connected platforms: Attendify (as the conference hub) and Zoom (to attend sessions).

Click here to log in to the conference via Attendify using the same email address as when you registered. You will need to create and verify a password (if this is your first time using Attendify).

You will need to use Zoom to view the actual sessions. If you have never used Zoom before, you will need to download the Zoom client for your computer.

Once logged in, the page will look something like this:

Click “On-demand CPE” on the left side to choose from the 10+ sessions to watch:

That’s it! Download the full attendee guide (PDF) for all the details about attending sessions and getting CE credit.

Questions or need assistance? Contact Janice Johnson at (614) 389-3236 or jjohnson@ohiopharmacists.org.

EduCon 2021 Programs

The APC Code of Ethics: Ensuring Your Reputation and Legal Standing

Jon Pritchett, PharmD, RPh, BCSCP

Covid Vaccine: Best Practices for Pharmacies (sponsored by DoseLogix)

Tracy Dabbs, PharmD, emergency preparedness pharmacist, Georgia Department of Public Health

Hear from a pharmacist leader who is on the forefront of the COVID vaccine response in her state. Whether you vaccinate at your pharmacy or not, chances are you’re fielding questions from your patients and providers. Learn the clinical requirements, billing and reporting of the different vaccines available for COVID and how to answer FAQs, plus get intel on what to do if your pharmacy wants to provide the vaccine.

What’s That? Answering Your Questions About Historical Formulations

Lisa Ashworth, BS Pharm, RPh, Children’s Health System of Texas, Coppell, TX; Richard Moon, PharmD, RPh, FIACP Pharmacy Innovations, Jamestown, NY; Erik Tosh, DPh, Letco Medical, The Woodlands, TX

You’ve just received a prescription titled “Scott’s Ointment.” What is it? Deciphering code names and slang medication terms can be a challenge for compounders. In this interesting presentation, we’ll share intel on common (and strangely-named) historical formulations still in circulation today, and you may walk away with a few new formulas, too!

After Hours — Cocktails & Quick Tours: HCG, Peptides, e-Prescribing, Insanitary Conditions, BUDs and USP, and More!

Why the Math Matters: Calculations & Legal Risks

Brenda Jensen, CPhT, Compounding Consultants, Sioux Falls, SD; Wendy Harris, Sr. Claims Specialist, and Kristen Jones, R.Ph., Pharmacy Risk Management Consultant

Simple math calculations can trip up the best of compounders, so great care must be taken. Whether it’s conversions, percentages, or simply moving decimal points, compounding pharmacy warrants a deep knowledge of basic math. In this presentation, hear about some typical compounding calculations and where the errors often can occur. We’ll also share the legal implications of pharmaceutical math errors and offer tips for preventing them. This session has AHA! — at-home applicability — that will protect your pharmacy … and your reputation.

Pharmacovigilance: Preventing Adverse Events

Sara Rogers, PharmD, BCPS, American Society of Pharmacovigilance

Patient safety is a shared responsibility across the entire continuum of care. Compounded products are no exception and should be reviewed with the finest-toothed comb when it comes to patient safety and preventing adverse events.

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to discuss key issues related to adverse drug events, describe the history and timeline of regulatory oversight for compounding, review a case example involving compounded hormone pellets, and demonstrate best practices to prevent and report adverse events for compounded medications.

From Aliquots to Zoonotics: The A to Z of Developing Pharmacy Compounding Formulations (sponsored by Medisca)

Mindy Cormier, PharmD, RPh, Medisca, Las Vegas, NV

What’s in It? All About Excipients (sponsored by PCCA)

A.J. Day, PharmD, RPh, vice president of clinical services at PCCA

Works for Me: 6 Great Ideas for Doing It Better, Cheaper, Faster

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What to do:

Questions or need assistance? Contact Janice Johnson at (614) 389-3236 or jjohnson@ohiopharmacists.org.

CE information

This meeting is targeted to pharmacists and pharmacy technicians interested in compounding. The continuing pharmacy education for this program is coordinated by the Ohio Pharmacists Foundation (OPF).

To receive continuing pharmacy education credit, you must watch the entire session, actively partici­pate, answer post-activity questions, and complete evaluations to submit and claim credit through the LecturePanda.com platform, which will upload credits to the CPE Monitor.

The Ohio Pharmacists Foundation, Inc. is accredited by the Accredita­tion Council for Pharmacy Educa­tion as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Click here to view/download the learning objectives for these sessions (PDF).