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Healthcare in Rural and Medically Underserved Areas: Applications for Pharmacists

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 from 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM EDT at 2nd Floor: Murray Hill

Available for 1.50 hours of CPE credit
Activity Number: 0217-0000-19-166-L04-P
Activity Type: An Application-Based Activity

  • Bryan J. Zobeck, Pharm.D., BCPSModerator: Bryan J. Zobeck, Pharm.D., BCPS
    Clinical Pharmacist/Assistant Professor, University of Illinois Chicago College of Pharmacy at Rockford, Rockford, Illinois
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Improving Access to Care in Medically Underserved Communities
10:15 AM

  • Sharon E. Connor, Pharm.D.Speaker: Sharon E. Connor, Pharm.D.
    Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Learning Objectives
1. Define rural and medically underserved areas and populations.
2. Identify barriers to quality care in rural and medically underserved communities.
3. Describe strategies to improve access to health care services in rural and underserved communities.
4. Discuss solutions to improve patient health outcomes and population health for vulnerable populations.
Implementation of Comprehensive Medication Management Services in Rural and Medically Underserved Communities
11:00 AM

  • Emily  Kosirog, Pharm.D., BCACPSpeaker: Emily Kosirog, Pharm.D., BCACP
    Director of Clinical Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacist, Salud Family Health Centers; Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy, Aurora, Colorado
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Learning Objectives
1. Compare pharmacy practice models in rural and medically underserved communities.
2. List strategies and resources to develop comprehensive medication management services in rural and medically underserved communities.
3. Perform a mind map for establishing or expanding a comprehensive medication management service in a medically underserved community.
Question and Answer
11:30 AM