Clinical Seminar Series Archive

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"Pearls from Building Pyrls"

Presented By: Derek Borkowski, PharmD, Founder & CEO of Pyrls (YC W22) (bio)

Seminar Objectives: Following the presentation, the attendees should be able to:

  1. Describe the landscape of drug information resources available to clinicians
  2. Understand the challenges and complexities of building a tertiary drug resource
  3. Describe the use cases for Pyrls in the modern clinician or student clinician's workflow

Recorded on Wednesday, January 12, 2023.

CE will not be provided for this seminar.

"RoundtableRx’s Medication Repository Program – Providing underserved patients with safe & affordable medications while reducing pharmaceutical waste”

Presented by: Rachel Rockwell, PharmD, MPH, Managing Director & Pharmacist in Charge at RoundtableRx, Minnesota's Medication Matchmaker (http://roundtablerx.org/), with guest speakers:

  • Julia Lee, CPhT, Patient Assistance & Revenue Associate with Essentia Health & healthcare mgmt student, Labovitz School of Business, UMN Duluth, will talk about how Essentia Health utilizes RoundtableRx and implements the program into workflow at their pharmacies, and about the impact of RoundtableRx for CUHCC patients.

  • Joy Xie, PharmD, Pharmacy Resident at CUHCC will speak about the impact of RoundtableRx for CUHCC patients.

Seminar Objectives: Following the presentation, the attendees should be able to:
  1. Describe the operations of Minnesota’s Medication Repository Program, RoundtableRx.
  2. Define the role of a medication repository as a resource of safe & affordable medications for underserved patients.
  3. Describe how to access RoundtableRx inventory for patients in a clinic or pharmacy setting.
 
 
Recorded on Monday, December 12, 2023.
CE will not be provided for this seminar.

"How Pharmacists Can Better Support Patients During Ramadan"

Presented by: Linda Tahaineh, PharmD, MSc
Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, Jordan University of Science and Technology (bio)

Seminar Objectives:
Following the presentation, the attendees should be able to: 

  1. Understand Ramadan and facts about Ramadan fasting
  2. Discuss pre-Ramadan assessment
  3. Describe the role of a pharmacist in supporting patients during Ramadan fasting

Seminar Slides, including bonus resources

Recorded on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.

CE will not be provided for this seminar.

"Pharmacist Impact in Substance Use Disorder Care: Beyond the Scope"

Presented by: Haley Pals, PharmD, BCPP, Psychiatric Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner, Addiction Treatment Program, Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tomah, WI

Bio: Dr. Pals received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Drake University in 2018. She completed a PGY-1 ambulatory care residency through the University of Minnesota and a Psychiatric PGY-2 residency through the William S. Middleton Veterans Affairs Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. She then transitioned to the Tomah VA where she has been a Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner in the outpatient Addiction Treatment Program since 2020. She specializes in performing comprehensive medication management services for various mental health and substance use disorders under a scope of practice with prescriptive authority, including controlled substances. She works collaboratively with the X-waivered psychiatrists in the clinic to manage patients taking buprenorphine for opioid use disorder.

Seminar Topic: Pharmacy practice in mental health & substance use treatment at the VA in Tomah, WI

Seminar Objectives:
Following the presentation, the attendees should be able to: 

  1. Define the role of a Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner (CPP) within an interdisciplinary Addiction Treatment Program
  2. Illustrate the impact of a CPP in a healthcare system beyond direct patient care 
  3. Identify opportunities for advocacy to advance the profession and care for our patients

Recorded on Monday, October 10, 2022.

CE will not be provided for this seminar.

"Our Residency: Back to the Future"

Presented by: Jean Moon, PharmD, BCACP, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems; Program Director, Postgraduate Pharmacy Residency Program; clinical faculty for the UMN North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program, and clinical pharmacist practicing at the M Physicians Broadway Family Medicine Clinic (bio)

Seminar Objectives:

  1. Capture the history, purpose, and direction of our residency program
  2. Describe how our residency program fits into the landscape

This seminar was recorded on Wednesday, September 14, 2022.

CE will not be provided for this seminar.

“CMM, FQHCs, and ACOs - Oh My! An Alphabet Soup of Building a Sustainable Pharmacy Practice”

Presented by: Swetha Pradeep, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist, Federally Qualified Urban Health Network (FUHN)

Seminar Objectives: Following the presentation, the attendees should be able to:

  1. Recognize the contribution of comprehensive medication management (CMM) to value-based care in a network of federally qualified health centers (FQHCs)
  2. Summarize key successes of implementing pharmacists as a shared service by a network of FQHCs
  3. Identify factors that affect the pharmacists’ patient care process in the patient population of a network of FQHCs

This seminar was recorded on Monday, May 9, 2022.

CE will not be provided for viewing this seminar.

“Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Case-based Learning & Experiential Education”

Video Links: Part One & Part Two
 
Presented by: Olihe Okoro, Ph.D., MPH, Associate Professor, Social and Administrative Pharmacy
 
Seminar Slides & Resources

Seminar Objectives: Following the presentation, the attendees should be able to:

  1. Develop and utilize case-based learning curricular content that promotes DEI
  2. Develop strategies in experiential education that build students’ competency to address social determinants
  3. Discuss ways to more effectively support BIPOC pharmacy students across the continuum of training

This seminar was recorded on Wednesday, April 13, 2022.

CE will not be provided for this seminar.

“Advancements in Measurement to Meet Evolving Needs and Support Improvement Strategies”

Presented by: Liz Cinqueonce, MBA, Chief Operating Officer, MN Community Measurement

Learning Objectives: Following the presentation, the attendees should be able to:

  1. Describe the mission of MN Community Measurement and the major activities the organization performs to support improvement efforts.

  2. Identify how MNCM data are being used to support improvement strategies and ways that stakeholders can engage with this work.

  3. Describe three efforts MN Community Measurement has underway to modernize its approach to measurement to meet evolving needs.

This seminar was recorded on Monday, March 14, 2022.

CE is not available for viewing this seminar.

"CMM Implementation in a Substance Use Disorder Clinic: Where there's a will, there's a way."

Presented by: Keri Hager, Co-Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences (bio link)

Seminar Objectives: At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify key components to maintaining fidelity to the “CMM model” in practice expansion.
  2. Describe enablers and barriers to CMM implementation within a substance use disorder (SUD) treatment environment.
  3. Compare and contrast pharmacist-provided CMM in the SUD versus primary care clinic environment.

This seminar was recorded on Monday, January 10, 2022.

CE credits are not available for viewing this seminar.

"New Non-Race Based eGFR Equations: Implications for Medication-Related Decision Making"

Presented by: Wendy L. St. Peter, PharmD, FCCP, FASN, FNKF, Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems; Affiliate Faculty, Institute for Health Informatics; and Investigator, Chronic Disease Research Group and United States Renal Data System [bio link]

Seminar Objectives: At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the current evidence base and concerns for the inclusion of race in KDIGO 2012 recommended eGFR equations
  2. Review Sept 2021 NKF-ASN eGFR and Race Taskforce Recommendations for non-race based eGFR approaches
  3. Understand implications of these new approaches on medication-related decision-making

This seminar was recorded on Wednesday, December 8, 2021.

Continuing Education credits are not available for viewing this seminar.

"Ensuring a Resilient Drug Supply & Reducing Drug Shortages in the U.S." 

Presented by: Stephen W. Schondelmeyer, PharmD, PhD is a professor in PCHS; Century Mortar Club Endowed Chair in Pharmaceutical Management & Economics; Director of the PRIME Institute; and Co-Leader (with Dr. Mike Osterholm) of the Resilient Drug Supply Project. [bio link]

Learning Objectives: At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  1. Define the terms Critical Acute Drugs & Critical Chronic Drugs.
  2. Describe the concept of drug shortages and their impact on clinical care and population health.
  3. Explain the drug supply chain & identify factors that can result in disruptions or barriers to drug availability.
  4. Define the concept of ‘Country of Origin’ & explain the potential consequences of foreign dependence for the U.S. drug supply.
  5. List policy options that will help to ensure a resilient U.S. drug supply.

Presentation Date & Time: Monday, November 8, 2021, 12:15-1:15pm

Continuing Education credits are not available for this seminar.

This seminar is part of the Clinical Seminar Series for the College of Pharmacy. Visit https://www.pharmacy.umn.edu/departments-and-divisions/divisions/clinical-affairs-division for information on other past and upcoming Clinical Seminars.

"CPESN Minnesota: Past, Present, Future"

Presented by: Lindsay Christensen, PharmD, CPESN Network Facilitator and CPESN Pharmacy Practice Transformation & Lead Coach for Flip the Pharmacy

Description: CPESN USA is a clinically integrated network of community pharmacies that coordinates patient care with broader care teams to provide medication optimization activities and enhanced services for high-risk patients.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this presentation, participants should have a better understanding of the following:

  1. Who is CPESN USA and CPESN Minnesota
  2. Review of updates from the past year
  3. Current activities and plans for the future

Presentation Date & Time: Monday, February 28, 2022, 12:15-1:15pm

Continuing Education credits are not available for this seminar.

This seminar is part of the Clinical Seminar Series for the College of Pharmacy. Visit https://www.pharmacy.umn.edu/departments-and-divisions/divisions/clinical-affairs-division for information on other past and upcoming Clinical Seminars.

"From an Epidemic to a Pandemic, It's Not All Academic" 

Presented by: Kailee Fretland, PharmD, BCPS, Commander, United States Public health Service; Pharmacy Director, Red Lake Hospital, MN; Deputy Lead, Indian Health Service COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force; and MAT Lead Indian Health Service National Committee on Heroin, Opioid an Pain Efforts (HOPE).

Learning Objectives: At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand why embracing change is necessary in healthcare. 
  2. Describe why understanding the community you serve is important in addressing public health in any crisis. 

Presentation Date & Time: Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 12:15-1:15pm

Continuing Education credits are not available for this seminar.

This seminar is part of the Clinical Seminar Series for the College of Pharmacy. Visit https://www.pharmacy.umn.edu/departments-and-divisions/divisions/clinical-affairs-division for information on other past and upcoming Clinical Seminars.

"Walgreens: Retail Pharmacy with Purpose, Addressing Health Equity"

Presented by:


Learning Objectives: At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  1. To understand Minneapolis civil unrest impacts on community pharmacy and patients
  2. To gain perspective on local pharmacy learnings and quick response to support patients in need
  3. To share insight into ongoing health equity initiatives in retail pharmacy and the way forward

Presentation Date & Time: Monday, September 13, 2021, 12:15-1:15pm

Continuing Education credits are not available for this seminar.

"The Art and Science of Effective Relational Events for the COVID Vaccine Undecided - #ThisIsOurShot"

Presented by: Brian J. Isetts, RPh, PhD, BCPS, FAPhA, Professor Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems; Member, Interprofessional Coordinating Council - Northstar Geriatrics Workforce Program; Pharmacy Representative to the CPT Editorial Panel; serves as Consultant Pharmacist at Spring Valley Health & Rehabilitation Center in Spring Valley, WI (bio)


Learning Objectives: At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the effectiveness of relational events in achieving bold social aims.
  2. Understand the current state of intentional COVID vaccine disinformation.
  3. Utilize consumer-tailored, evidence-based information to learn what matters most to individuals  seeking COVID vaccine assurance.  #ThisIsOurShot

Presentation Date & Time: Monday, May 10, 2021, 12:15-1:15pm

Continuing Education credits are not available for this seminar.

This seminar is part of the Clinical Seminar Series for the College of Pharmacy. Visit https://www.pharmacy.umn.edu/departments-and-divisions/divisions/clinical-affairs-division for information on other past and upcoming Clinical Seminars.

"Implementing Clinical Pharmacogenomics at UF Health: Ten Years of Progress" 

Presented by: 
Kristin Wiisanen, PharmD, FAPhA, FCCP, Clinical Professor in Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research; Associate Director of the University of Florida Health Precision Medicine Program; Director of the Graduate Program in Precision Medicine; and Director of the Office of Continuing Pharmacy Education (bio link)

Learning Objectives: At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the structure of the UF Health Precision Medicine Program
  2. Review ongoing clinical pharmacogenomics implementations at UF Health
  3. Discuss challenges and lessons learned over ten years of pharmacist-led clinical pharmacogenomics services

Presentation Date & Time: Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 3:30-4:30pm

Continuing Education credits are not available for this seminar.

This seminar is part of the Clinical Seminar Series for the College of Pharmacy. Visit https://www.pharmacy.umn.edu/departments-and-divisions/divisions/clinical-affairs-division for information on other past and upcoming Clinical Seminars.

"Policy Change for Pharmacy: Advancement Opportunity or Boondoggle?" 

Presented by:

  • Todd Sorensen, PharmD,  FAPhA, FCCP,Professor and Senior Executive Associate Dean for Strategic Initiativesand Faculty Affairs (bio)

  • Lindsay Sorge, PharmD, MPH, BCACP,  Quality Improvement Specialist and Research Specialist


Learning Objectives: At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  1. List the key elements of a learning and action community that accelerate adoption of healthcare services and produce consistent outcomes; and

  2. Extrapolate general understanding of learning and action collaborates to practice advancement in MN.

Presentation Date & Time: Monday, March 8, 2021, 12:15-1:15pm

Continuing Education credits are not available for this seminar.

This seminar is part of the Clinical Seminar Series for the College of Pharmacy. Visit https://www.pharmacy.umn.edu/departments-and-divisions/divisions/clinical-affairs-division for information on other past and upcoming Clinical Seminars.

Leveraging Data to Evaluate the Implementation and Effectiveness of MTM Services
Joel F. Farley, RPh, PhD, FAPhA is Professor and Associate Head in the Department of Pharmaceutical Care and Health Systems at the University of Minnesota. He holds the Peter's Endowed Chair in Pharmacy Practice Innovation and is the Director of Graduate Studies for Social and Administrative Pharmacy. bio link
 
Seminar Objectives:
At the completion of this seminar, participants will understand: 
  1. The scale of adoption of MTM services in the Medicare Part D program, 
  2. Potential disparities in the delivery and use of MTM services by Medicare beneficiaries, and 
  3. Gaps in the evidence of effectiveness for MTM services under the Part D benefit. 

CE will not be provided for this seminar.

 
Wendy L. St. Peter, PharmD, FCCP, FASN, FNKF, Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems; Affiliate Faculty, Institute for Health Informatics, bio link
 
Seminar Objectives: Following the presentation, the attendees should be able to:
  1. Review background for new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) value-based kidney care models

  2. Identify opportunities for pharmacists providing  medication management to work with nephrology practices to optimize medication management for patients with kidney disease

  3. Introduce the Advancing Kidney Health through Optimal Medication Management Initiative and how it can help pharmacists take advantage of this new opportunity and obtain reimbursement for their services

Seminar Date & Time: Monday, January 11, 2021, 12:15-1:15pm
 
Continuing Education credits are not available for this seminar.
 
 
Matt Kresl, PharmD, MTM Pharmacist Practitioner at Allina Health, bio link
Mckaya Kastner, PharmD, BCPS, Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Practitioner at Allina Health, bio link
 
Seminar Objectives: Following the presentation, the attendees should be able to:

  • Summarize the development of a real time MTM analytics platform evaluating clinical, operational, and financial goals
  • Apply dashboard use for regulatory and strategy goals that align with MTM PharmD work in the fee-for-service and value based space
 
Seminar Date & Time: Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 12:15-1:15pm
 
Continuing Education credits are not available for this seminar.
 
Pharmacogenetics: Bringing precision healthcare to our patients through clinical service implementation
Tiana Luczak, PharmD, Pharmacogenomics Postdoctoral Fellow, Essentia Health & University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, Duluth
 
Bio: Dr. Luczak is a Postdoctoral Fellow and Adjunct Assistant Professor with the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Services at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, Duluth. She earned her PharmD from the University of Minnesota in 2018 and completed a PGY1 residency at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth, Minnesota. After residency, she moved into the pharmacogenomics postdoctoral fellowship where she is currently working to implement a clinical pharmacogenetics program at Essentia Health. Her pharmacogenetic service implementation has coincided with pharmacogenetic consult utilization with successful clinical consults occurring both in person and virtually. Her research interests surround pharmacogenetics implementation and is centered around integrating pharmacogenetics into existing clinical pharmacy workflows to expand clinical practice and bring precision healthcare to patients in Greater Minnesota. In her current role as a postdoctoral fellow,she has had the opportunity to collaborate with the MN Grand Challenge Pharmacogenomics Implementation Project and ASHP as well as act as Co-Course Director in the third-year curriculum.
 
Seminar Objectives: Following the presentation, the attendees should be able to:
  1. Discuss opportunities for application of pharmacogenetics into clinical practice
  2. Describe the role for pharmacists in pharmacogenetic implementation
  3. Identify challenges in implementation,integration and expansion of clinical services with pharmacogenetics 
 
Seminar Date & Time: Monday, November 9, 2020, 12:15-1:15pm
 
Continuing Education credits are not available for this seminar.
 
COVID-19 Top 10: What Pharmacists Need to Know

Krista Gens, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP, DPLA, Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator - Infectious Diseases, and PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency Program Director, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Allina Health 

Michael Wankum, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP, Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator - Infectious Diseases and Critical Care, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Allina Health 

Seminar Objectives:

Following the presentation attendees will be able to:

  1. Describe important epidemiology and pathophysiology of COVID-19
  2. Justify current recommendations against selected therapy options for COVID-19 
  3. Evaluate current recommended therapy options for COVID-19
 
Seminar Date & Time: Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 12:15-1:15pm
 
Continuing Education credits are not available for this seminar.
CO-nquering COVID-19 teaching challenges: Innovations in didactic and experiential education in the face of a global pandemic

Heather Blue, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Emergency Medicine Pharmacist at St. Luke's Hospital
Scott A. Chapman, PharmD, Associate Professor, Department of Experimental & Clinical Pharmacology
Betsy Hirsch, PharmD, RPh, Assistant Professor, Department of Experimental & Clinical Pharmacology
Diana Langworthy, PharmD, BCPS, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems and Clinical Pharmacist, Internal Medicine, UMMC

Objective:

Following the presentation attendees will be able to:

  1. Identify challenges in creating successful remote didactic and experiential learning opportunities
  2. Describe classroom and experiential innovations that have emerged during this global pandemic
  3. Discuss ways to involve our didactic and experiential learners in processing the wave of new evidence

 

The benefits of comprehensive medication management on provider work-life

Kylee Funk, PharmD, BCPS

  • Objectives: Following the presentation, attendees will be able to:
    • Recognize the benefits of improving joy in work and reducing burnout in health care
    • Summarize how pharmacists who provide comprehensive medication management impact primary care provider work-life
    • Describe how to frame the value for comprehensive medication management in the quadruple aim

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

CE is not available for this seminar.

Use of 30-minute Office Blood Pressure Monitoring to Improve Blood Pressure Measurement in a Family Medicine Clinic

Ann Philbrick, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, BCACP 

Christopher Fallert, MD, Family Medicine, UMN

  • Objectives: Following the presentation, attendees will be able to:
    • Describe the current literature on blood pressure measurement
    • Discuss the results of the 30-minute office blood pressure monitoring project at Bethesda Clinic. 
    • Identify future directions and applications of similar serial blood pressure measurements.

Monday, March 9, 2020

CE is not available for this seminar.

Adherence Wizard: Clinical Decision Support and Pharmacist Outreach for Clinical Improvement and Medication Adherence

Caitlin Frail, PharmD, MS, BCACP, ASsistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems, UMN

  • Objectives: Following the presentation, attendees will be able to:
    • Discuss successful applications of clinical decision support in chronic disease management and opportunities for pharmacists
    • Describe ongoing research integrating pharmacist outreach and clinical decision support to improve clinical control and medication adherence in diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

CE is not available for this seminar.

The Opposite of Addiction is Connection

Judge Sean R. Floerke, Assistant Chief Judge of the Sixth Judicial District, St. Louis County, MN

Monday, January 13, 2020

CE is not available for this seminar.

"Operation Naloxone: Interactive Harm Reduction Education for Health Professions Students" 

Presented by: Dr. Lucas G. Hill, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin, TX [bio link]

Presentation Date & Time: Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 12:15-1:15pm

Continuing Education credits are not available for this seminar.

"Simulation in the Curriculum" 

Presented by: Kristine Parbuoni, PharmD, BCPPS, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science and Director of OSCE Programs, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy [bio link]

Presentation Date & Time: Monday, November 11, 2019, 12:15-1:15pm

This seminar was co-sponsored by the Pharmacy Practice Mariner Project

Continuing Education credits are not available for this seminar.

"CMM for CCM: The Role of a Population Health Pharmacist"

Presented by: Courtney Murphy-Bakken, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist in Population Health at St. Luke's Hospital, Duluth

Learning Objectives: At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  1. Review Chronic Care Management programming and pharmacist interventions for enrolled patients
  2. Describe new roles for pharmacists to improve patient care in transition from the inpatient to outpatient setting
  3. Understand how this pharmacist work fits within population healthDefine the terms Critical Acute Drugs & Critical Chronic Drugs.

Presentation Date & Time: Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 12:15-1:15pm

Continuing Education credits are not available for this seminar.

This seminar is part of the Clinical Seminar Series for the College of Pharmacy. Visit https://www.pharmacy.umn.edu/departments-and-divisions/divisions/clinical-affairs-division for information on other past and upcoming Clinical Seminars.