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On Demand CE - 2021 Annual Meeting

  • 10/26/2022
  • 09/10/2024
  • Home Study




2021 Annual Meeting Classes

KPhA is pleased to offer a select group of classes from the 2021 KPhA Annual Meeting and Trade Show as home study courses for pharmacists and technicians. Choose from up to 10 courses (worth 1 hour each), with discounts provided for bundle purchases. PLEASE NOTE: If you attended one of these classes in person, you MAY NOT claim it a second time for on-demand credit.

Access available through September 10, 2024. Credit(s) must be claimed by September 15, 2024.

Log-in details and Lecture Panda codes will be provided to registrants once payment confirmation is received.

Did you attend the 2021 Annual Meeting in person? Contact to learn how to get access to these classes for free.

1 class | $25
5 classes | $100 (save $25)
All classes | $180 (save $95)

Did you attend the 2021 Annual Meeting in person? Contact to learn how to get access to these classes for free.

1 class | $40
5 classes | $175 (save $25)
All classes | $300 (save $100)


Session: Telepharmacy: A Patient's Perspective
Speaker: Kendra Croker, PharmD, MBA, Cardinal Health
Summary: This presentation will explore roles in which pharmacy technicians are providing advanced services in different areas of pharmacy and in different states across the country. We will take a look at some rules and/or laws enacted in some states and how they have affected the roles of the pharmacy technician and the supervisory requirements of the pharmacist. Finally, I will provide risk management techniques to implement as the roles in the pharmacy change.
ACPE #: 0143-9999-21-128-H04-P&T

Session: Beyond the Statehouse: Working with Your Legislator
Speaker: Mitch DePriest, VP Policy, 1861 Consulting
Summary: To prepare for effective advocacy outside the Kansas State Capitol through building organic relationships, proactively voicing opinions on important issues, and maintaining communications on healthcare issues. Through these steps Kansas pharmacy professionals can build trust with elected officials in order to be trusted voices prior to and during the legislative process.
ACPE #: 0143-9999-21-131-H03-P&T

Session: The Straight Dope on Genomics and Clinical Application to Cancer Patients
Speaker: Diana Tamer, PharmD, BCOP, Clinical Assistant Professor - Hematology Oncology Pharmacy Specialist, University Of Missouri Kansas City School of Pharmacy
Summary: This session will review foundational genomic concepts and terminology including germline versus somatic mutations, and driver versus passenger mutations. This will be followed by tumor genomic interpretation and application of genomics results to treatment choice. Treatment paths discussed will include FDA approved drugs, off-label drugs, and clinical trials.
ACPE #: 0143-9999-21-134-H01-P&T

Session: Educating Patients on Prior Authorizations, Denials, Appeals
Speaker: Nicole Ellermeier, PharmD, MBA, VP, Clinical Employer Solutions, Elixir Crafted Rx Solutions
Summary: Prior authorizations are a tool utilized by managed care organizations that require advanced approval to qualify a product for coverage. This session is designed to educate pharmacists and technicians on prior authorizations, denials, and appeal rights. The goal of this session is to outline current legislative and accreditation requirements and the goals of different utilization management programs.
ACPE #: 0143-9999-21-135-H03-P&T

Session: Antibiotic Resistance in Veterinary and Human Settings
Speaker: Dr. Mike Apley, DVM, PhD, Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Summary: The overarching goal is to understand the current challenges in addressing antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The reports of the Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria (PACCARB) will be used as sources of key challenges and opportunities in addressing AMR. After the presentation, attendees will have a broad understanding of the multiple challenges and opportunities related to AMR, including an appreciation of how the veterinary profession is addressing the issue.
ACPE #: 0143-9999-21-136-H01-P&T

Session: Teamwork Makes the Dream Work
Speaker: Tessa Schnelle, PharmD, Lead Clinical Pharmacist & Clinical Coordinator, Osawatomie State Hospital
Summary: Want to take your team from ordinary to extraordinary? Identify how your workplace culture can elevate your pharmacy practice through the implementation of a growth mindset model. Learn how to unlock your team member's performance and potential using intentional longitudinal development strategies. Empower yourself and your team to successfully navigate conflict resolution in the workplace. Discover how YOU can create teamwork that makes the dream work!
ACPE #: 0143-9999-21-140-H04-P&T

Session: The Impact of Specialty Drugs on Health Plan Budgets
Speaker: Ken Mishler, RPh, PharmD, MBA, Chief Pharmacist, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
Summary: This program will trace the history of specialty medications in the health care system and the advances they have made in treating patients with chronic illnesses. Along with all the benefits that specialty medications provide they have also been responsible for the rising cost of pharmacy benefits and ultimately the cost associated with providing health benefits. This program will also include descriptions of strategies to control the financial impact these modern-day miracles bring to our healthcare system.
ACPE #: 0143-9999-21-141-H04-P&T

Session: Empowering Pharmacists to Care for Patients
Speaker: Scott Knoer, MS, PharmD, FASHP, Executive Vice President and CEO, American Pharmacists Association
Summary: This will be a lecture with Q&A addressing the major challenges and opportunities within pharmacy practice to empower pharmacists to care for patients.
ACPE #: 0143-9999-21-143-H04-P&T

Session: Thriving Following a Pandemic
Speaker: Gabe Trahan, Senior Director of Store Operations, National Community Pharmacy Association
Summary: In this presentation, owners and staff will have a clear understanding of the whys and the how-tos to meet customers’ new expectations brought on by the COVID19 pandemic. Attendees will be given proven steps to redesign their floor plan, update interior and exterior signage, and discover a niche category that responds to the new shopping habits of today's consumers.
ACPE #: 0143-9999-21-145-H04-P&T

Session: Narrowing the Pharmacy-Provider Gap on Diabetic Care
Speakers: Bradley Newell, PharmD, BCACP, BCGP, FASCP; Justin Moore, MD, FACP; Reagan Nguyen, PharmD, PGY1 University of Kansas School of Pharmacy/Dillons
Summary: Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians within the community-based setting are in a unique position to assist providers with a patient’s diabetic care needs. Pharmacists can delegate non-clinical functions to the pharmacy technicians allowing pharmacists the opportunity to engage with the patient and provider regarding their diabetic care needs. These needs could include identifying appropriate testing supplies, administration or testing techniques, copay assistance or MAP utilization, prescription requirements for Medicare, meeting with APhA trained pharmacists for DM education, and more.
ACPE #: 0143-9999-21-147-H01-P&T

The Kentucky Education Research Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. These classes are approved for 1 contact hour of continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit each. The ACPE Universal Activity Numbers (UANs) are listed above. Expiration Date: September 15, 2024.

Questions? Contact Jen Clark for assistance at or 785.228.2327.

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