Clinical Seminar Series Archive

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"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 will be provided for this seminar (UAN: JA0000810-0000-20-026-L04-P); contact Cheryl Ekegren-Kirby (ekeg0005@umn.edu) to complete the evaluation and receive credit.

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 will be provided for this seminar (UAN: JA0000810-0000-20-026-L04-P); contact Cheryl Ekegren-Kirby (ekeg0005@umn.edu) to complete the evaluation and receive credit.

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"

Dr. Lucas Hill, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin, TX.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

CE will be provided for this seminar (UAN: JA0000810-0000-20-026-L04-P); contact Cheryl Ekegren-Kirby (ekeg0005@umn.edu) to complete the evaluation and receive credit.

Simulation in the Curriculum

Kristine Parbuoni, PharmD, BCPPS, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science and Director of OSCE Programs, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

Monday, November 11, 2019

CMM for CCM: The Role of a Population Health Pharmacist

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

Learning Objectives:
•Review Chronic Care Management programming and pharmacist
interventions for enrolled patients
•Describe new roles for pharmacists to improve patient care in
transition from the inpatient to outpatient setting
•Understand how this pharmacist work fits within population health

October, 2019

Evaluating and Improving Pharmacy Analytics for Real World Use

 Beth Alexander, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, OptumInsight at UnitedHealth Group
Jody Holand, PharmD, BCPS, OptumInsight at UnitedHealth Group
Shannon Reidt, PharmD, MPH, BCPS, OptumInsight at UnitedHealth Group

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe how claims-based pharmacy analytics can measure medication regimen complexity and predict health care cost
  2. Outline strategy to evaluate the validity of a medication regimen complexity analytic
  3. Discuss how real world medication use affects the design of a pharmacy analytic to predict health care cost