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Free CE Webinar: Volunteer to Save a Life
The Tennessee Pharmacists Association (TPA) has teamed up with the East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Office of Continuing Medical Education at Quillen College of Medicine, Gatton College of Pharmacy, ETSU College of Public Health, and the Tennessee Department of Health to offer our members the opportunity to participate in a live, one hour Continuing Education (CE) webinar training program, “Volunteer to Save a Life: Tennessee Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution for HealthCare Providers.”
Developed by the Tennessee Department of Health and the ETSU Academic Health Sciences Center, this continuing education program will instruct healthcare providers on how to assess risk factors for opioid overdose and to ensure naloxone is provided to those at risk to prevent opioid overdose deaths.
|Date:||January 30, 2017|
|Time:||11:00 AM Central – 12:00 PM Central (12:00 PM Eastern – 1:00 PM Eastern)|
|How To Register:||CLICK HERE or call (423) 439-8027|
|CE Credits:||One (1) Hour of ACPE-Accredited Continuing Education Offered|
|Program Title:||Volunteer to Save a Life: TN Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution for Healthcare Providers|
|Presenter:||Sarah Melton, PharmD, BCPP, BCACP, FASCP, Associate Professor Pharmacy Practice, Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee|
|Program Objectives:||• Explain the epidemiology of opioid overdose in Tennessee|
• Describe the naloxone rescue act of Tennessee and associated Good Samaritan protection
• Examine risk factors associated with opioid overdose
• Incorporate overdose prevention education and naloxone rescue kits into medical and pharmacy practice by educating patients about overdose risk reduction and furnishing naloxone rescue kits.
|Target Audience:||All levels of healthcare providers, as well as medical, pharmacy, and nursing students|
|More Information:||CLICK HERE|
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Questions or complications? Please call (423) 439-8027 for assistance.
|This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Gatton College of Pharmacy, East Tennessee State University College of Public Health, and the Tennessee Department of Health. The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.|
|The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.|
|CNE Credit: Up to 1.25 continuing nursing education contact hours and 1.25 credit hours for pharmacology continuing education will be offered for this conference. East Tennessee State University College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.|
The ETSU College of Nursing implements a $15 certificate fee per conference. This fee covers the following: cost for being a provider of nursing contact hours, supplies, and nursing education coordinator’s time for completing necessary paperwork for each conference, reports, study for renewal of being a provider, and attending meetings. If you would like to claim Nursing Contact Hours, please click here. Questions? Contact ETSUCNE@etsu.edu.
|Tennessee Pharmacists Consortium for Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This seminar will provide up to 6.75 hours of continuing education credits to pharmacists who attend the sessions and complete the online activities (activity evaluations and post-tests) required to claim credit. UAN: 0575-0000-16-126-L04-P.|
|Approved by TN Office of EMS for one and one half (1.5) continuing education contact hours in category: Medical, Trauma, Cardiac|