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Pharmacy Informatics Education and Training for Pharmacists

Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 2:00-3:00 pm ET

Pharmacy practice tools have changed from counting trays and typewriters to automated dispensing machines and electronic health records. Doctor of pharmacy graduates must understand the design and use of electronic and other technology-based systems, yet most schools of pharmacy do not offer courses in pharmacy informatics. It is imperative for future practitioners to have an understanding of pharmacy informatics and entry-level competency with regards to health information technology and automation utilized in the medication use process.   

Activity Fee: Member - Free / Non-Member - Not Available
Registration for this webinar will be approved for ASHP Members Only. ASHP member ID number is required to register. Find your ASHP membership ID here. Not an ASHP member?

Objectives:

  • Discuss the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) standards regarding pharmacy informatics teaching in Pharm.D. programs.
  • Describe the current state of pharmacy informatics education in the United States.
  • Identify a potential list of topics and structure of a pharmacy informatics course.

Presenter:

  • Armen I. Simonian, Pharm.D., FASHP, FCSHP, Assistant Dean and Chair of Clinical and Administrative Sciences and Associate Professor, Keck Graduate Institute School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Claremont, CA

Continuing Education:

ACPEThe American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This knowledge-based activity will provide 1.0 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credits (ACPE#: 0204-0000-19-096-L04-P/0204-0000-19-096-L04-T).

Continuing pharmacy education (CPE) for this activity will be processed on ASHP's eLearning portal and reported directly to CPE Monitor. After completion of the live webinar, you will process and claim CPE credit online at elearning.ashp.org. Pharmacists will need the enrollment code that will be announced at the end of the webinar and your eProfile ID from NABP to earn CPE credits. Follow the prompts to claim credit within 60 days after completing the activity.

CE Activity Announcement

The ASHP Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology is recognized for the organization of this webinar continuing education activity.

For questions and comments, please email sections@ashp.org.