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Goals and Objectives for OPF Home Study Continuing Education

Immunizations for HPV, Varicella, Hib, and Polio
ACPE #0129-0000-15-062-H01-P
Goals.  The goals for this lesson are to provide background information on human papillomavirus (HPV), varicella, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), and polio; and a working knowledge of HPV, varicella, Hib, and polio vaccines.
Objectives.  At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. identify the diseases caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), varicella, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), and polio; and state the epidemiology of these vaccine-preventable diseases;
2. list the recommendations for immunization of patients seven years of age or older for these vaccines, including appropriate patient populations, doses, route of administration, and injection sites;
3. recognize the precautions, contraindications, and adverse reactions associated with these vaccines, as well as monitoring and treatment of patients with adverse reactions; and
4. list the storage and handling requirements of HPV, varicella, Hib, and polio vaccines.

Immunizations for Measles, Mumps and Rubella
ACPE# 0129-0000-14-052-H01-P
Goal. 
The goal of this lesson is to provide information on advances in immunizations for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), and a working knowledge of MMR vaccine.
Objectives.
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. discuss the viruses that cause measles, mumps and rubella, and the epidemiology of these vaccine-preventable diseases;
2. identify individuals who are at risk for measles, mumps and rubella diseases, and are candidates for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine; and recognize individuals for whom the vaccine is not appropriate;
3. list adverse reactions reported with MMR vaccine;
4. state the storage and handling requirements of MMR vaccine; and
5. describe the dose, route of administration, and recommendations for adult immunization for MMR vaccine.

Immunizations for Selected Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
ACPE# 0129-0000-14-052-H01-P
Goal.  The goal of this lesson is to provide background information on adult immunizations and vaccine- preventable diseases, and a working knowledge of influenza, pneumococcal, hepatitis A & B, meningococcal, tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis and zoster vaccines.
Objectives.  At the completion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
1.  exhibit knowledge of the immune system, types of antigens, and types of immunity,
2. identify effective immunization strategies for prevention of influenza, pneumonia, hepatitis A & B, meningitis, tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis and herpes zoster in at-risk populations, and the roles of health care providers;
3. demonstrate an understanding of the currently available adult vaccines for the diseases discussed, including indications, dosing recommendations, contraindications and precautions, adverse reactions, and storage requirements;
4. outline appropriate monitoring and treatment of the vaccinee for adverse reactions including the use of epinephrine and diphenhydramine;
5. recognize how to report vaccine adverse events; and
6. list key sources for current information on vaccines.

Home Study Law CE

Controlled Substances: DEA Take-Back and Informed Consent for Minors
ACPE #0129-0000-15-013-H03-P
Goal. The goal of this lesson is to review new Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) regulations permitting transfer of controlled substances to an authorized collector for destruction. In addition, new Ohio law requiring legal prescribers to obtain written consent from a parent or guardian before prescribing opioids to a minor will be detailed.
Objectives. At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. recognize the problem of prescription drug abuse and resulting deaths from overdose of these drugs;
2. demonstrate understanding of drug disposal in the Controlled Substances Act and the exceptions to the regulation;
3. identify key elements of the Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act of 2010 and subsequent DEA regulations to enforce it;
4. list requirements for collection receptacles;
5. compare and contrast takeback events and mail-back programs; and
6. state the new law for Ohio prescribers to obtain written consent from a parent or guardian before prescribing opioids to minors.

The Value of OARRS in Combating Prescription Drug Abuse/Misuse
ACPE #0129-0000-14-013-H03-P
Goal. The goal of this lesson is to provide an overview of drug abuse and how Ohio’s prescription monitoring program, OARRS, is being used to decrease addiction and accidental deaths due to the abuse of prescription drugs.
Objectives. At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. relate the history of drug abuse, and describe early prescription drug monitoring programs;
2. explain the implementation of the OARRS database, and list the information and drugs which must be reported to OARRS;
3. identify standards and procedures established by the Medical Board of Ohio for use of OARRS by physicians, and the rules adopted by the State Board of Pharmacy to implement HB 93;
4. describe how to monitor the use of controlled substances using the Morphine Equivalency Dosing; and
5. list helpful tips in using OARRS reports and potential enhancements to the program.

Legal Requirements for Drug Distribution in Long Term Care Facilities
ACPE #0129-0000-13-086-H03-P
Goal. The goal of this lesson is to provide information on how dangerous drugs are regulated in long term care facilities in Ohio.
Objectives. At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. explain worldwide aging patterns as related to increased demand for health care services;
2. define and list examples of long term care facility services, and the state agencies by which they are regulated;
3. describe how long term care facilities handle dangerous drugs, including contingency and emergency drug supplies; and
4. explain the authority of the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy in regulating distribution of controlled substances in long term care facilities, including transmission of prescriptions, partial filling and automated dispensing systems. 


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May 28, 2015
12:30-2:30PM

Opening a Pharmacy - The Basics

Ohio Pharmacists Association, 2674 Federated Blvd, Columbus

June 19, 2015

Women in Pharmacy Event

Ohio Pharmacists Association, 2674 Federated Blvd, Columbus

June 23, 2015
11:00AM

Live Webinar: Required OSHA Training for Immunizing Pharmacists

June 24, 2015

Pharmacist Training Program for Immunizations

July 22, 2015

Live Webinar: Required OSHA Training for Immunizing Pharmacists 10 am & 3 pm