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22nd Annual Pharmacy Public Health Policy Symposium | Registration for Non-Pharmacists

PHARMACISTS register through Northeastern University at: http://www.rxce.neu.edu

 Export to Your Calendar 1/15/2020
When: Wednesday, January 15, 2020
7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Where: Boston Marriott Newton Hotel
2345 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, Massachusetts  02466
United States
Contact: Phyllis Cudmore
617 965 3711


Online registration is available until: 1/10/2020
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AGENDA

7:30 am - 8:25 am Registration and Coffee

8:25 am - 8:30 am Welcome and Remarks

Dennis Lyons, Co-Chair MHC Pharmacy Committee, Principal, DGL Healthcare Consulting

8:30 am - 9:30 am Health Policy Commission Findings Around PBMs

David Seltz
Executive Director
Massachusetts Health Policy Commission

9:30 am - 10:30 am The Future of Pharmacy-Drug Innovation, Reimbursement and Health Outcomes

Thomas E. Hubbard
Vice President of Policy Research
Network of Excellence in Health Education

10:30 am - 10:45 am Break

10:45 am - 11:45am Marijuana and Cannabinoids - What Pharmacists Need to Know

Michael Angelini, PharmD, BCPP, RPh
Professor, Pharmacy Practice
MCPHS University

11:45 am - 12:45 pm Lunch/Exhibits

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Beyond the Dollar: Social Determinants of Health in Pharmacy Practice

Ashley M. Rogers, PharmD, BCPS, RPh
Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator/Clinical Pharmacist (Primary Care-Outpatient)
Greater Lawrence Family Health Center

1:45 pm - 2:00 pm Break

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm ePrescribing, MassHealth and Mass BORP

Lauren Nelson, JD
Prescription Monitoring Program
Bureau of Health Professions Licensure

Paul Jeffrey, PharmD, RPh
Deputy Director, Office of Clinical Affairs, Commonwealth Medicine, Director of Pharmacy
MassHealth

Michelle A. Chan, RPh
Quality Assurance Pharmacist
Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy

4:00 pm Closing Remarks

Jack Reynolds, PharmD, RPh
Dean, Northeastern University School of Pharmacy


Learning Objectives

At the end of these presentations, attendees should be able to:

Health Policy Commission Findings Around PBMs

  • Explain the overall mission of the Health Policy Commission
  • List key activities and how they affect the overall costs and impact on healthcare
  • Summarize the rights of health insurance consumers and patients regarding coverage and care decisions by health plans and certain provider organizations

ACPE UAN# 0027-9999-20-001-L04-P – 1 contact hour – knowledge based

 

The Future of Pharmacy Practice – Drug Innovation, Re-imbursement and Health Outcomes

  • Summarize the current status of legislative and regulatory proposals at the Federal and State level that may have bearing on the future practice of pharmacy
  • Give examples of policy options available to the Massachusetts state government, provider and payor sectors relative to the adoption and utilization of novel drugs

ACPE UAN# 0027-9999-20-002-L04-P – 1 contact hour – knowledge based

 

Marijuana and Cannabinoids – What Pharmacists Need to Know

  • List the different classes of cannabinoids
  • Describe the differences amongst the classes of cannabinoids
  • Determine appropriate monitoring and counseling points when discussing these chemicals with patients

ACPE UAN# 0027-9999-20-003-L01-P - 1 contact hour – knowledge based

 

Beyond the Dollar: Social Determinants of Health in Pharmacy Practice

  • Explain the term “social determinants of health”
  • List conditions that are contributors to social determinants of health
  • Describe how to create a community specific tool-kit to improve health outcomes

ACPE UAN# 0027-9999-20-004-L04-P – 1 contact hour – knowledge based

 

ePrescribing, MassHealth and MassBOP Practice Standards Updates

  • Identify items to look for to assure validity in written and oral prescriptions
  •  Recognize different follow-up and reporting requirements for ePrescribing
  • List applicable ePrescribing exceptions
  • Describe schedule-based dispensing requirements
  • Explain the term “appropriate discretion” when dispensing non-electronic prescriptions
  • Explain recent changes to federal and state regulations concerning the MassHealth Pharmacy program
  • Describe recent drug utilization trends in the Massachusetts Medicaid program
  • Explain the difference between a Board of Registration in Pharmacy Advisory and Policy
  • Identify new and revised policies and advisories governing the Practice of Pharmacy
  • List common inspection mistakes and how to rectify them

ACPE UAN# 0027-9999-20-005-L03-P – 2 contact hours – knowledge based

 

Educational Needs Assessment

If there is/are specific questions you would like addressed on any of these topics, please email a.young@northeastern.edu.

To Register go to: http://www.rxce.neu.edu  Click on Live programs; Register/Log in or create an account; at Participant Menu choose: Register for Live Programs; MA Health Council 22nd Annual Pharmacy Public Health Policy Symposium - January 15, 2020

Fees/Refund Information:

Early Registration - $135.00 per person – ends December 31, 2019

Registration - $150.00 per person – January 1, 2020

Registration Deadline – Friday, January 10, 2020

Registration includes breakfast and lunch

All refunds are subject to a $35.00 administration fee. No refunds after January 10, 2019

Requirements for Credit

  • Program attendees can earn Continuing Pharmacy Education credits for this program by electronically logging onto the website: http://www.rxce.neu.edu , inserting the activity specific code number and successfully completing the activity learning assessment/evaluation form.   Participant names will be checked against program attendance sheets for verification of attendance. 
  • Participants have 60 days to complete evaluations.
  • After 60 days from January 15, 2020, no credit will be available for this program.
  • Credits will be electronically transferred to the CPE Monitor System.
  • No Statements of Credit will be issued.
  • Program participants can earn up to 6 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credits including 2 contact hours of pharmacy law. 
  • This program is not accredited for pharmacy technicians.
  • Initial release date for all learning activities is January 15, 2020.

Evaluation:

All participants will have the opportunity to review the educational sessions and speakers and to identify future educational needs.

Statement of Disclosure: 

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) Standards for Continuing Pharmacy Education 2009, Northeastern University School of Pharmacy requires that faculty members disclose any relationship (e.g., shareholder, recipient of research grant, consultant or member of an advisory committee) that the faculty may have with commercial companies whose products or services may be mentioned in their presentations. Such disclosure will be made available on the day of the program.Accreditation Statement:

 

Northeastern University, Bouvé College of Health Sciences, School of Pharmacy, Office of Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.



To support the work of the Massachusetts Health Council, please see all sponsorship opportunities below

 

GRAND Sponsor

1.     NAME DISPLAYED ON POWERPOINT PRESENTATION AT FRONT OF CONFERENCE ROOM

2.     NAME DISPLAYED IN REGISTRATION AREA AND IN CONFERENCE ROOM

3.     SPONSOR DISPLAY: 6' TABLE FOR CORPORATE MATERIALS; DISPLAYS; AND OTHER INFORMATION

4.     NAME LISTED ON WEB SITE

5.     ONE TABLE FOR TEN AT CONFERENCE AND LUNCHEON

 $7500
 

PATRON Sponsor                

1.     NAME DISPLAYED IN REGISTRATION AREA AND IN CONFERENCE ROOM

2.     SPONSOR DISPLAY: 6' TABLE FOR CORPORATE MATERIALS; DISPLAYS; AND OTHER INFORMATION

3.     FIVE SEATS AT CONFERENCE AND LUNCHEON

 $5000

 

DISPLAY Sponsor 

2.     SPONSOR DISPLAY: 6' TABLE FOR CORPORATE MATERIALS; DISPLAYS; AND OTHER INFORMATION

3.     TWO SEATS AT CONFERENCE AND LUNCHEON

 $3000

Email Stefanie Hergt at shergt@mahealthcouncil.org to inquire about becoming a Sponsor!

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