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Clinical Reasoning Series in Pediatric Pharmacy-- Pediatric Asthma: Beyond the Guidelines

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM MST at Phoenix Convention Center North Building Street Level: Meeting Room 126

Available for 6.00 hours of CPE credit
Activity Number: 0217-0000-17-165-L01-P
Activity Type: An Application-Based Activity

Clinical Reasoning Series in Pediatric Pharmacy has been approved by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) for the recertification of Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Specialists (BCACPs) and for the recertification of Board Certified Pediatric Pharmacy Specialists (BCPPS). This program will cover the most recent treatment strategies for patients who do not respond to guideline-recommended treatment and discuss pharmacogenomic variants in asthma and their place in the contemporary treatment of the pediatric patient with asthma.

Learning Objectives
1. Design an individualized, evidence-based therapeutic plan for managing a pediatric asthma patient who has not responded to asthma guideline recommended therapy.
2. Identify and critically evaluate pharmacologic treatment options for the pediatric status asthmaticus patient who has failed standard treatment.
3. Discuss pharmacogenomic variants that can impact patient response to asthma medications.
4. Evaluate published literature to support the use of alternative pharmacotherapy options for the treatment of pediatric asthma patients.
5. Compare and contrast different medication adherence strategies for pediatric asthma patients.
Introduction
8:30 AM to 8:45 AM

Speakers
  • Rebecca S. Pettit, Pharm.D., MBA, BCPS, BCPPSModerator: Rebecca S. Pettit, Pharm.D., MBA, BCPS, BCPPS
    Pediatric Pulmonary Clinical Specialist, Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, Indiana
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Overview of Pathophysiology and Monitoring of the Difficult-to-Control Pediatric Patient with Asthma
8:45 AM to 9:15 AM

Speakers
  • Elizabeth  Autry, Pharm.D., BCPPSFaculty: Elizabeth Autry, Pharm.D., BCPPS
    Pediatric Clinical Pharmacist, University of Kentucky HealthCare; Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
      View Biography


Learning Objectives
1. Describe the epidemiologic features of asthma in pediatric patients.
2. Assess characteristics of severe asthma patients.
3. Explain the phenotypic findings in severe asthma.
4. Construct monitoring strategies in pediatric patients with difficult to control asthma.
Alternative Treatment Strategies for the Pediatric Patient with Asthma
9:15 AM to 10:00 AM

Speakers
  • Erin J. McDade, Pharm.D., BCPPSFaculty: Erin J. McDade, Pharm.D., BCPPS
    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist-Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine at Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Texas


Learning Objectives
1. Discuss available alternative treatment options.
2. Review evidence supporting the use of alternative treatment options.
3. Design an individualized, evidence-based therapeutic plan for managing a pediatric asthma patient who has not responded to asthma guideline recommended therapy.
Pharmacogenomic Variants in Asthma
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Speakers
  • Jean Y. Moon, Pharm.D., BCACPFaculty: Jean Y. Moon, Pharm.D., BCACP
    Associate Professor, North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Learning Objectives
1. Identify pharmacogenomic variants that can impact patient response to asthma medications
2. Describe common asthma phenotypes and the corresponding treatment implications
3. Explain current guidance on pharmacogenomics testing for patients with asthma.
Break
10:45 AM to 11:00 AM
Applying Alternative Treatments to the Difficult-to-Treat Patient
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Learning Objectives
1. Given a patient case, determine the best alternative treatment option for a pediatric patient with difficult to control asthma
2. Identify and critically evaluate pharmacologic treatment options for the pediatric asthma patient who has failed standard treatment
Lunch
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Status Asthmaticus -- Beyond Basic Treatment/Patient Case Discussion
2:00 PM to 3:15 PM

Speakers
  • Susan  Warrington, Pharm.D., BCPPSFaculty: Susan Warrington, Pharm.D., BCPPS
    Residency Preceptor with the Pharmacy Residency Program and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Critical Care, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Learning Objectives
1. Identify and critically evaluate pharmacologic treatment options for the pediatric asthma patient who has failed standard treatment.
2. Given a patient case, develop a therapeutic plan to manage refractory status asthmaticus.
3. Summarize the pros and cons of “beyond basic” therapies for refractory status asthmaticus.
Break
3:15 PM to 3:30 PM
Adherence Strategies for Pediatric Patients with Asthma
3:30 PM to 4:15 PM

Speakers
  • Faculty: Elizabeth Autry, Pharm.D., BCPPS
    Pediatric Clinical Pharmacist, University of Kentucky HealthCare; Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
      View Biography


Learning Objectives
1. Review the evidence on adherence rates in pediatric asthma.
2. Discuss adherence barriers in asthma.
3. Summarize techniques employed to improve adherence in pediatric asthma.
4. Assess a patient case to identify adherence barriers.
5. Choses a plan to promote improved medication adherence in a patient case.
Use of Technology to Assist in Pediatric Asthma Management
4:15 PM to 4:45 PM

Speakers
  • Faculty: Jean Y. Moon, Pharm.D., BCACP
    Associate Professor, North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
      View Biography


Learning Objectives
1. Identify types of assistive technology available to patients, caregivers, and health professionals.
2. Review current available evidence for various health information technologies.
3. Summarize the pros and cons of the various health information technologies reviewed,
Closing Remarks
4:45 PM to 5:00 PM

Speakers
  • Moderator: Rebecca S. Pettit, Pharm.D., MBA, BCPS, BCPPS
    Pediatric Pulmonary Clinical Specialist, Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, Indiana
      View Biography