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Virtual Learning July Webinar: High Risk Medications- A Focus on Hypoglycemic Agents
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Virtual Learning July Webinar: High Risk Medications- A Focus on Hypoglycemic Agents

7/27/2016
When: July 27th
Noon
Where: AzPA and HSAG LIVE ONLINE WEBINAR
United States
Contact: Erin Burk
4808383385


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AzPA and HSAG are Partnering to Bring You This Virtual Learning Webinar


High Risk Medications: A Focus on Hypoglycemic Agents

   

 July 27th (12:00 PM-1:000 PM) 

 

Presented by:

Katarzyna Zak, Pharm.D., BCPS, CDE, Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacist, North Country HealthCare

 

Katarzyna Zak is a Clinical Pharmacist at North Country HealthCare in Flagstaff, AZ. She is a Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and a Certified Diabetes Educator.

Dr. Zak received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She began her career working for Indian Health Service in Tuba City, AZ. After several years spent working in both acute and ambulatory care settings in this underserved area, Dr. Zak accepted a position as a clinical ambulatory pharmacist at North Country HealthCare where she focuses mainly on chronic disease state management, with a special interest in diabetes management.

Dr. Zak has been precepting pharmacy students as well as PGY-1 pharmacy residents for much of her career and has a passion for education. She believes that a well-informed healthcare team and educated patients translates into better patient outcomes.

 

 

Learning Objectives:

 

At the completion of this activity, the PHARMACIST  will be able to:

1. Define the frequency, severity, and preventability of harm due to adverse drug events from hypoglycemic agents in the state of Arizona.
2. Identify who is accountable for new behaviors to protect patients and caregivers from errors and harm related to hypoglycemic agents.
3. Employ screening techniques to better identify potential adverse drug events associated with hypoglycemic agents.
4. Appraise what direct actions to take to help prevent harm and reduce errors related to hypoglycemic agents.

 

At the completion of this activity, the PHARMACY TECHNICIAN will be able to:

1. Describe common adverse drug events from the use of hypoglycemic agents.
2. Identify who is accountable for new behaviors to protect patients and caregivers from errors and harm related to hypoglycemic agents.
3. List techniques the pharmacists can use to better identify potential adverse drug events associated with hypoglycemic agents.
4. Describe what direct actions the pharmacist or caretaker can take to help prevent harm and reduce errors related to hypoglycemic agents.

 

At the completion of this activity, the NON PHARMACY HEALTHCARE PROVIDER will be able to:

1. Define the frequency, severity, and preventability of harm due to adverse drug events from hypoglycemic agents in the state of Arizona.
2. Identify who is accountable for new behaviors to protect patients and caregivers from errors and harm related to hypoglycemic agents.
3. Employ screening techniques to better identify potential adverse drug events associated with hypoglycemic agents.
4. Appraise what direct actions healthcare providers can take to help prevent harm and reduce errors related to hypoglycemic agents.


Program Fees: 

Pharmacy Professionals

(Pharmacists, Technicians  & Students)

FREE

Other Healthcare Professionals

(Nurses, PA, MD's) 

FREE

 

REGISTER FOR THE AUGUST WEBINAR: High-Risk Medications: A Focus on Opioids

 

REGISTER FOR THE SEPTEMBER WEBINAR: High-Risk Medications: A Focus on Antithrombotic Agents

 

Pharmacists and Technicians: eligible registrants may be eligible to obtain up to a maximum of 1 contact hour (0.1 CEU). ACPE UAN: 0100-9999-16-062-L01-P and 0100-9999-16-062-L01-T. Please refer to the final CPE announcement for specific details. 

 

The Arizona Pharmacy Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as providers of continuing pharmacy education. 


 

It is the responsibility of the participant to ensure compatible technology is used. Please Click Here to review technical system requirements needed to access this webinar. 



 

Take a virtual lunch break with AzPA to earn live continuing education credits. AzPA will host a live webinar on the 4th Wednesday of every month. 

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