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Pharmaceutical Representative Continuing Education

City_SealColor.jpgThe City of Chicago has approved the University of Illinois (UIC) College of Pharmacy as a provider of continuing education to support license renewal for the mandatory pharmaceutical representative credentialing program. The programs below each provide 1 hour of continuing education credit.  If you are a new user, please click here to register for programs. https://pharmacyce.uic.edu/moodle/login/signup.php

Anatomy of a Drug Class Review

  Speaker:
  Heather Ipema, PharmD, BCPS
  Clinical Pharmacist
  University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

Learning Objectives:

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

  • List the core components of a quality therapeutic class review
  • Explain the importance of an effective executive summary
  • Describe the main components of the AMCP Format for Formulary Submission
  • Incorporate basic elements of referencing sources in a class review document

Number of Credit Hours: 1.0 contact hours

Expiration Date: November 29, 2019

Fee: $25.00

Critical Analysis of Medical Literature

Rodriguez_Photo_2.jpg  Speaker:
  Ryan Rodriguez, PharmD, BCPS
  Clinical Assistant Professor
  Drug Information Clinical Professor
  University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Distinguish random error from systematic error
  • Describe confounding, selection, and information bias
  • Identity methods in research design and statistical analyses to mitigate bias

Number of Credit Hours: 1.0 contact hours

Expiration Date: April 2, 2020

Fee: $25.00

Ethical Standards for Pharmaceutical Representatives

  Speaker:
  Mary Lynn Moody, BSPharm
  Assistant Dean for Business Development
  Clinical Associate Professor
  Department of Pharmacy Practice
  University of Illinois College of Pharmacy

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Define ethics, morals and values
  • Describe the PhRMA Code on interactions with healthcare professionals
  • Illustrate examples of unethical interactions between pharmaceutical representatives and healthcare professionals

Number of Credit Hours: 1.0 contact hours

Expiration Date: November 29, 2019  

Fee: $25.00

Freely Available Drug Information Websites

  Speaker:
  Trisha Hartke, PharmD
  Clinical Pharmacist
  University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Identify freely available electronic drug information websites
  • Describe relevant features to drug information from selected websites
  • Practice navigating selected freely available websites

Number of Credit Hours: 1.0 contact hours

Expiration Date: April 2, 2020

Fee: $25.00

Strategies for Searching Medical Literature

  Speaker:
  Trisha Hartke, PharmD
  Clinical Pharmacist
  University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Formulate a search strategy in secondary references (mainly PubMed) to answer a drug information question
  • Modify strategy with various functions to increase its sensitivity or specificity
  • Identify the function and limitations of Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

Number of Credit Hours: 1.0 contact hours

Expiration Date: November 29, 2019  

Fee: $25.00

Live - Pharmacetical Representative CE Program

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
9:00AM - 3:30PM
UIC College of Pharmacy
833 S Wood St.

Join us for 5 hours of continuing education for pharmaceutical representatives sponsored by the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy.*

Agenda

8:30AM - 9:00AM

    

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00AM - 9:45AM

    

Ethical Standards for Pharmaceutical Representatives
Speaker: Mary Lynn Moody, BSPharm
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Pharmacy

9:45AM - 10:45AM

    

Anatomy of a Drug Class Review
Speaker: Heather Ipema, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Pharmacy

10:45AM - 11:00AM

    

Break

11:00AM - 12:00PM

    

Strategies for Searching the Medical Literature
Speaker: Janna Afanasjeva, PharmD
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Pharmacy

12:00PM - 1:30PM

    

Lunch (List of nearby options will be available at the registration desk)

1:30PM - 2:20PM

    

Freely Available Drug Information Websites
Speaker: Trish Hartke, PharmD
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Pharmacy

2:20PM - 2:30PM

    

Break

2:30PM - 3:30PM

     

Critical Analysis of Medical Literature
Speaker: Ryan Rodriguez, PharmD
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Pharmacy

Disclosure: Dr. Janna Afanasjeva, Dr. Trisha Hartke, Dr. Heather Ipema, Dr. Mary Moody, and Dr. Ryan Rodriguez have no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this activity. The reviewers who contributed to this activity have nothing to disclose.

Fee: $135.00

Number of Credit Hours: 5.0 contact hours

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