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Continuing Education

Precepting and Prescribing and Monitoring Controlled Substances Continuing Education Webinar (4 Hours) 


Date: Saturday, May 8, 2021
Time: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Target Audience: Pharmacists
Training: 4 contact hours (0.4 CEUs) ACPE Credit; State Board Approved CE for Texas Preceptors (3 hours) & 1 hour for Prescribing And Monitoring Controlled Substances

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No registration fee is charged for the webinar, but advanced registration is needed due to space limitation. Once you register, you will receive an email with a link to the webinar 2 days before the event. Please email if you have any questions.

Program Schedule/Speakers
7:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m. Registration Online
8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Keep the Good Vibes Rolling: Safeguarding Mental Well-being and Empowering Resilience for Preceptors and Learners
Rania El-Desoky, PharmD, BCPS, Post-Doctoral Academic Fellow, UHCOP
UAN: 0156-9999-21-038-L04-P
Credit Hours: 1.0 (0.1 CEUs)
Type: Knowledge-based
1. Define how wellbeing and resilience impacts healthcare professionals (CAPE:1.1)
2. Identify the stressors in the healthcare profession that can affect an individual’s wellbeing and resilience (CAPE:4.1)
3. Evaluate activities that enhance both preceptor and learner experience to promote wellbeing and resilience. (CAPE: 3.1)
4. Formulate an action plan to address you and your learner’s wellbeing and resilience. (CAPE 2.3)
9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Cultural Competence in Precepting: Leading by Example
Alaa Abdelhakiem, PharmD, Post-Doctoral Academic Fellow, UHCOP
UAN: 0156-9999-21-039-L04-P
Credit Hours: 1.0 (0.1 CEUs)
Type: Knowledge-based
1. Define culture and cultural competence (CAPE 3.5.1; 3.5.2)
2. Discuss the elements of cultural competence in healthcare. (CAPE: 3.5;4.2)
3. Identify characteristics and roles of effective, culturally competent preceptors. (CAPE:3.5;3.6;4.1;4.2)
4. Apply the cultural competence mindset in various example precepting cases. (CAPE:3.5;3.6;4.1;4.2)
10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Remote precepting in experiential education: challenges and opportunities
Mabel Truong, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Assistant Professor and Director, Institutional Based APPEs, UHCOP
UAN: 0156-9999-21-040-L04-P
Credit Hours: 1.0 (0.1 CEUs)
Type: Knowledge-based
1. Identify the goals of experiential education in the pharmacy setting and the impact of external forces on in-person learning (CAPE 3.2)
2. Examine different strategies utilized in remote/virtual learning (CAPE 3.4)
3. Discuss challenges and opportunities in experiential education moving forward (CAPE 4.3)
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Pharmacy Level Access to Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder
Tyler Varisco, Pharm.D., and Callie Downs, Pharm.D., Graduate Students, Pharmaceutical Health Outcomes & Policy, UHCOP
UAN: 0156-9999-21-041-L08-P
Credit Hours: 1.0 (0.1 CEUs)
Type: Knowledge-based
1. Compare the process of care for patients receiving opioid pharmacotherapy for chronic pain and buprenorphine pharmacotherapy for opioid use disorder. (CAPE 2.2.4)
2. Explore how limited access to buprenorphine in the community may lead to disruptions in pharmacotherapy for opioid use disorder at multiple points in treatment. (CAPE 2.4.2)
3. Discuss ways to improve transitions of care between prescribers and pharmacies in order to promote treatment retention. (CAPE 2.2.5)

The creation of this educational presentation was funded by a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), via the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. There is no cost to pharmacists.

tshp-acpe-logo.jpgThe Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This continuing professional education program provides up to 4.0 contact hour (0.4 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education. This education has been designed with pharmacist learners in mind. Credit for these programs must be claimed via the TSHP Education Portal ( no later than June 23, 2021.

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