Pharmacists as Essential Partners-The Expanding Role in the Clinical and Community Care Settings

Course Information

Overview: The contributions of pharmacists to the clinical and community care team in areas such as: collaborative drug therapy management; health information technology and personalized medicine are essential toward improving the quality of care, cost-effectiveness, patient experience and clinical outcomes.

Join this CE accredited webinar to learn more about the role of pharmacists in the clinical and community care settings and explore several success stories of implementation from around the country.

Original Release Date: June 23, 2016 2:00pm to 3:00pm

The Morehouse School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Morehouse School of Medicine designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants in this webinar will:

  • Explore the role and implementation of the pharmacist in the PCMH
  • Explore new care models involving the integration of community health workers (CHWs) and pharmacists
  • Discuss the expanding role of the pharmacist in diabetes self-management education (DSME) and diabetes prevention programs (DPP)
  • Discuss the value of comprehensive medication management in the community and clinical care setting

This course should take approximately 1 hour to complete.

Registrants participate in the learning process by answering interactive multiple choice questions that are dispersed throughout the presentation. You must complete the questions with a passing rate of 80% or better. If you score less than 80% you will be directed to launch the course to take the questions again. In order to earn credit, physicians must complete the entire educational activity before the termination date (see above). Non-physicians may register for the course but are not eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Instead, non-physicians will earn a certificate of participation after successfully completing the course before its termination date.

CME certificate will be available for printing immediately after scoring 80% or higher on course evaluation.

HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS

Computers
Any computer running Windows, Mac OS, or Unix machines are supported.

Internet Connection
Your computer should be configured to access the Internet. A high speed internet connection may be required to view some of the large multimedia files.

Browsers
Firefox or Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher are recommended. JavaScript and cookies must be enabled.

Plugins
Some of the multimedia resources in this course require Apple Quicktime, RealMedia, or a Flash player. You will be prompted to download the appropriate plugin when necessary. No plugins are required for general use of the CME website, and you may skip the multimedia presentation(s) within the course if you choose.

PRIVACY POLICY

The privacy and security pertaining to the information that our readers provide is a serious matter, therefore the faculty for The National Center for Primary Care at the Morehouse School of Medicine have established the following Privacy Statement for our organization and users. Read our Privacy Statement.

  • In compliance with ACCME Guidelines, I hereby declare:
  • I do not have financial or other relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial services(s) discussed in this educational activity.

Presenter

Sandra Leal, PharmD, MPH, CDE

Sandra Leal, PharmD, MPH, CDE is the Vice President for Innovation at SinfoniaRx in Tucson, Arizona and an adjunct clinical instructor/preceptor for The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy. Dr. Leal’s last fourteen years of clinical service included serving as the Medical Director of Pharmacy and the Broadway Clinic which serves special populations at El Rio Health Center in Tucson, which included provision of clinical services in the areas of diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia in a largely Hispanic and American Indian population.

She previously served as the National Chair of the Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services Collaborative and as Chair for the Arizona Diabetes Leadership Council and the Arizona Diabetes Coalition. She currently serves on the Board for the Southern Arizona Diabetes Association. Some of her current work has been published in Diabetes Care, The Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, Insulin Journal, and Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease.

General Information

HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS

Computers
Any computer running Windows, Mac OS, or Unix machines are supported.

Internet Connection
Your computer should be configured to access the Internet. A high speed internet connection may be required to view some of the large multimedia files.

Browsers
Firefox or Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher are recommended. JavaScript and cookies must be enabled.

Plugins
Some of the multimedia resources in this course require Apple Quicktime, RealMedia, or a Flash player. You will be prompted to download the appropriate plugin when necessary. No plugins are required for general use of the CME website, and you may skip the multimedia presentation(s) within the course if you choose.

PRIVACY POLICY

The privacy and security pertaining to the information that our readers provide is a serious matter, therefore the faculty for The National Center for Primary Care at the Morehouse School of Medicine have established the following Privacy Statement for our organization and users. Read our Privacy Statement.

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