College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Office Continuing Pharmacy Education

Live CE Program Announcement
Friday, September 15, 2017

 Hilton Tampa Downtown
211 N. Tampa Street
Tampa, Florida 

Please visit    http://www.cvent.com/d/85q3ry  for detailed information.

Hotel InformationA limited number of sleeping rooms have been reserved at the Hilton Tampa Downtown at a rate of $139 per night.  Register online at https://tinyurl.com/FAMU-TAMPA-CE or by phone at 1-800-774-1500.  Ask for the FAMU ALUMNI rate.

 Registration Desk Opens  –  5:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m.  –  8:00 p.m.     Validation of Prescriptions for Controlled Substances (2 CEUs)
Target Audience: Pharmacists 

Registration Fee:                                     

Before August 15, 2017: $60.00                        

After August 15, 2017: $75.00

 Overview:  This 2 hour program complies with the mandatory continuing education requirements of Florida Board of Pharmacy’s Administrative Rule 64B16-27.

Upon completion of this CE activity, the pharmacist should be able to: Discuss importance equitable access to controlled substance for all patients with a valid prescription review essential steps in the proper assessment of prescriptions for therapeutic value; and review the use of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program’s Database.

 Registration Desk Opens  –  7:30 p.m.

8:10 p.m. –  10: 10 p.m.   Reducing Medication Errors (2 CEUs)
Target Audience: Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Before August 15, 2017: $60.00                        

After August 15, 2017: $75.00

 Upon completion of this CE activity, the pharmacist should be able to: Describe ways to reduce environmental factors that cause medical errors; discuss root cause analysis and its role in medication error reduction; discuss the process of Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA); discuss methods to appropriately use computer alerts to reduce medication errors; discuss the effect of electronic prescribing on medication errors; discuss the importance of medication reconciliation as a medication error reduction technique; and discuss other medication errors reduction strategies for pharmacists and nurses.

Upon completion of this CE activity, the technician should be able to: Describe ways to reduce environmental factors that cause medical errors; discuss root cause analysis and its role in medication error reduction.