HOSTED BY: ARKANSAS PHARMACISTS ASSOCIATION
OCTOBER 30, 2014 8 AM TO 12 PM LESTER E. HOSTO CONFERENCE CENTER (APA OFFICE) 417 S. VICTORY ST LITTLE ROCK, AR 72201
Pharmacy-Based Travel Health Services is an innovative and interactive advanced competency training (ACT) program that explores the pharmacist’s role in providing travel health services to patients. This application-based activity is the first step for pharmacists interested in learning the essential skills necessary to successfully provide travel health services. Program pre-requisite: Pharmacists who have completed the APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program and received a Certificate of Achievement or have previously completed an immunization training program and are authorized to provide immunizations in the state in which they practice. The goals of this program are to: Provide pharmacists with comprehensive knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to establish and deliver a successful travel health service. Teach pharmacists to identify at-risk patient populations in need of preventative and travel care. Enhance pharmacists' ability to effectively counsel patients on travel health. Motivate increased numbers of pharmacists to establish travel health services There are two components to the Pharmacy-Based Travel Health Services advanced competency training (ACT) program:
6.0 hour (0.60 CEU) web based self-study modules with case studies and assessment exam 4.0 hour (0.40 CEU) live seminar with assessment exam
Registration Information Registration for this program are $300 for APA members and 400 for non-members
To register online for this program, please click here. Please note that APA members get discounted registration for these programs. Click here to renew your 2014 membership
Key Learning Objectives of the Live Seminar After completing the live seminar, pharmacists will be able to:
Distinguish the information necessary to obtain from patients to conduct a quality travel health risk assessment. Explain elements of a 20-minute pre-travel consultation in the community pharmacy setting.
Demonstrate appropriate health risk communication and management for international travelers. Justify the use and timing of vaccinations to prevent diseases associated with travel to certain geographic regions. Select appropriate prescription, over-the-counter, and ancillary prophylactic and therapeutic products related to travel health. For a complete list of learning objectives and for all APhA accreditation information and policies, please visit APhA’s website, http://www.pharmacist.com/pharmacy-based-travel-health-services.
Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) Information Initial release date: 06/15/2013; expiration date: 06/15/2016 Activity Type: Practice-based Target Audience: Pharmacists who have completed the APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program and received a Certificate of Achievement or have previously completed an immunization training program and are authorized to provide immunizations in the state in which they practice. Learning Level: 3 – Substantial knowledge of and experience in the subject area of immunization is required, no prior knowledge in travel health is required. The self-study learning portion of the Pharmacy-Based Travel Health Services advanced competency training program is approved for 6 hours (0.60 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-9999-13-116-H01-P). The live training seminar is approved for 4 hours (0.40 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-9999-13-117-L01-P). The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Activity Completion Requirements - To earn Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) Credit and/or a Certificate of Completion, participants must meet all the following requirements: Complete Pre-Test Complete the self-study modules and successfully complete the online self-study assessment. A score
of 70% or better is required. Attend a live training seminar offering and successfully complete the online open-book final exam and evaluation. A score of 70% or better is required.
Once credit is claimed, Statements of Credit will be available online within 24 hours on the participant’s CPE Monitor profile at www.nabp.net. The Certificate of Achievement will be available online upon successful completion of the activity requirements. This will be made available on the participant’s “My Training” page on www.pharmacist.com Pharmacy-Based Travel Health Services was developed by the American Pharmacists Association and supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Novartis Vaccines. APhA would also like to acknowledge Walgreens for its financial contribution to the development of this advanced competency training. Technology requirements and suggestions for a better learning experience.
Course material and exams will be accessed online - In order to participate in this activity, registrants must have access to a computer with minimum system requirements: Internet connectivity with current version of internet browsers, such as 2
Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Internet Explorer (V8 and above); Adobe Acrobat Reader, Flash Player 8 or higher, Windows 95, Pentium 3 or equivalent processor, 64 MB of free memory (not 64 MB total), and Audio: Sound card and speakers or earphones. For full technology requirements, please visit http://www.pharmacist.com/pharmacy-based-travelhealth-services.
APhA’s learning activities are designed with multimedia which is best experienced while using a PC or Mac that is equipped with the hardware and software components described above. Although activities may also be viewed using portable devices, it is not recommended. Refund Policy: Refunds will not be issued once the self-study code are redeemed or 2 weeks prior to the program (October 16, 2014) Faculty Eric Crumbaugh, PharmD If you have any questions or need any additional information, please contact Eric Crumbaugh via phone at 501-372-5250 or email [email protected]
Directions Lester E. Hosto Conference Center From Interstate 30 take I-630 West, then exit 2B Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Dr. Turn right on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Dr. and continue strait on Woodlane St. Then turn right on W. Capital Ave. The APA office and conference center are on the corner of Victory and W. Capital Ave. Please feel free to park behind the office (entrance on Victory St.) or in the parking lot behind the conference center (entrance on W. Capital Ave).