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Women’s Health PRN Focus Session -- Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority: Updates in Our Nation and in Women’s Health

Monday, October 09, 2017 from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM MST at Phoenix Convention Center North Building Street Level: Meeting Room 128

Available for 1.50 hours of CPE credit
Activity Number: 0217-0000-17-153-L04-P
Activity Type: A Knowledge-Based Activity

  • Kathleen  Vest, Pharm.D., BCACP, CDEModerator: Kathleen Vest, Pharm.D., BCACP, CDE
    Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove, Illinois
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An Overview of Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority in the United States
3:30 PM

  • Donald  Downing, B.S.Speaker: Donald Downing, B.S.
    Clinical Professor, University of Washington School of Pharmacy Endowed Chair: Institute for Innovative Pharmacy Practice, Seattle, Washington
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Learning Objectives
1. Discuss the status of pharmacist prescribing authority in the United States, including contraception and other medications.
2. Review terms used when describing pharmacy practice expansion (e.g. provision and prescribing).
3. Discuss the barriers and successes to legislation granting pharmacist prescribing.
4. Identify the resources available to advocate in the current status or development of a pharmacist prescribing protocol.
Application of a Contraceptive Protocol in Clinical Practice
4:15 PM

  • Sally Rafie, Pharm.D., BCPS, NCMPSpeaker: Sally Rafie, Pharm.D., BCPS, NCMP
    Pharmacist Specialist, UC San Diego Health, San Diego, California
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Learning Objectives
1. Review the data supporting pharmacist provision of hormonal contraception, including safety and feasibility.
2. Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of elements in a pharmacist contraceptive prescribing protocol.
3. Utilize resources which facilitate selection of a contraceptive method for a specific patient based on both contraceptive and non-contraceptive effects.
4. Given a complex patient case, utilize a contraceptive protocol to provide reproductive care for the patient.