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Date(s) - March 20,2020 - March 22,2020
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Loews New Orleans

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Loews New Orleans

group rate $239 per night single or double occupancy. Extra adult in room $30 per night
www.loewshotels.com/new-orleans

March 20, 2020

James Lewis, Pharm.D., FIDSA
University of Texas at San Antonio

Dr. James Lewis received his BPharm and Pharm.D. degrees from Washington State University and completed his PGY-2 infectious diseases residency at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio. Dr. Lewis currently serves as the infectious diseases pharmacy specialist and co-director of the antibiotic stewardship program at University Health System in San Antonio where is also an adjunct associate professor in the division of infectious diseases at the UT health sciences center. Dr. Lewis’ has published many abstracts at international meetings as well as peer reviewed papers in the areas of antifungal and antibacterial resistance as well as antibiotic stewardship. In addition he is a member of the editorial board of Clinical Microbiology Reviews and serves a serves as a reviewer for several other journals. In 2011 he was named a fellow of the infectious diseases society of America.

 

INVASIVE FUNGAL INFECTIONS AND THEIR TREATMENT

ACPE # TBA

Objectives:
1.  Describe the strengths and weaknesses of three widely used classes of systemic antifungal agents.
2.  List the most common pathogens in invasive fungal infections and their usual antifungal susceptibility profiles.
3.  Identify areas where further research is needed in the treatment of invasive fungal infections.
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Saturday March 21, 2020

Dr. Reginal Harris, Pharm D, JD

Infosource Communications

Reginal Harris is the founder and president of Infosource Communications, a pharmacy consulting and professional speaking company, which offers continuous quality improvement programs, resource management consulting, mock Joint Commission accreditation surveys, and leadership mentoring and other clinical services. He has served on the college of pharmacy faculty for Texas A&M University Health Sciences Center and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He is the author of Patient’s FIRST: A Case Study on How the Collaborative Approach to Patient Care Has Improved Overall Safety and Treatment Outcomes.

MEDICATION THERAPY MANAGEMENT (MTM)

ACPE# TBA

Objectives:

1.  Define Value Added Services through a Medication Therapy Management Services (MTMS) program.

2.  Discuss Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) MTMS programs under Medicare Part D.

3.  Explain steps in developing an MTMS program according to CMS guidelines.

4.  Review marketing, strategies, and techniques for starting an MTMS program.

5.  Outline concrete steps of implementing, documenting, and follow-up of an MTMS program.

6.  List various methods of coding and billing from MTMS as allowed by CMS and Part D plans.

7.  Review how the concepts of MTMS are used in a sample patient case.


Sunday March 22, 2020

Dr. Reginal Harris, Pharm D, JD

PHARMACY LAW and MEDICATION ERRORS

ACPE# TBA

Objectives:

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New Orleans 3-days
15 hours of credit
$450.00
New Orleans 2 days
10 hours of credit
$350.00
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5 hours of credit
$175.00

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