OPA Home-Study CPE Programming

Patient/Medication Safety Home-Study CPE:

  • Application of Just Culture Principles to Pharmacy Practice
    Note. This article was included in the February 2019 Ohio Pharmacist journal for members use.
    Authors: Amber Hartman, PharmD, BCGP and Jessica Kaczor, PharmD, BCPS 
    ACPE #0129-0000-19-002-H05-P
    credit:  0.15 CEU  release date:  2-15-19    expiration date:  2-15-22


    This lesson reviews what consistent Just Culture can look like in the pharmacy, and why it is important for patient safety.

Patient Safety Home-Study Fee:
OPA Member: $3
Non-member: $10   Join Now and Save!

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Law Home-Study CPE:

The Ohio Pharmacists Association is pleased to present home-study law continuing pharmacy education programs which qualify for State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy jurisprudence CPE credit.

  • 2019 Updates to Ohio Pharmacy Laws and Rules
    Note: This article was published in the November 2019 Ohio Pharmacist journal. 
    Author: Joseph Sabino, R.Ph., M.S. 
    ACPE #0129-0000-19-013-H03-P
    credit: 0.1 CEU   release date: 11-15-19   expiration date: 11-15-22

    The goal of this lesson is to review recent updates to the Pharmacy Board Rules regarding license renewal procedures and term; responsibility of drug distributors to monitor and report suspicious controlled substance orders; pharmacist duty to report suspected elder abuse; reporting significant loss or theft of dangerous drugs; and recent OARRS updates.
  • Pharmacy Technician Updates to Ohio Pharmacy Laws and Rules
    Note: This article was published in the November 2018 Ohio Pharmacist journal. 
    Author: Joseph Sabino, R.Ph., M.S. 
    ACPE #0129-0000-18-013-H03-P
    credit: 0.1 CEU   release date: 11-15-18   expiration date: 11-15-21

    This program reviews updates in the Ohio Revised Code and the Ohio Administrative Code regarding the requirements for registration, educational requirements and permitted activities of pharmacy technicians. 
     
  • Important Updates to Ohio Pharmacy Laws and Rules
    Note: This article was published in the November 2017 Ohio Pharmacist journal. 
    Author: Joseph Sabino, R.Ph., M.S. 
    ACPE #0129-0000-17-102-H03-P
    credit: 0.1 CEU   release date: 11-15-17   expiration date: 11-15-20

    The goal of this lesson is to review recent changes to Ohio laws and State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy regulations regarding limits for opioid prescribing, Pharmacy Board registration of pharmacy technicians, and pharmacist administration of dangerous drug by injection.

Law Home-Study CPE Fee (per activity):
OPA Member: $10
Non-member: $30   Join Now and Save!

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Immunization Home-Study CPE:

  • Vaccine-Preventable Diseases: Overview and Recommended Immunizations
    Note: This article is a component of the OPF Pharmacist Training Program for Immunizations.
    Authors: Vyishali Dharbhamalla, R.Ph., PharmD, Donald Bennett, R.Ph., MBA, Kathleen Nameth, R.Ph.  

    ACPE #0129-0000-20-062-H06-P 
    credit:  0.5 CEU    release date: 3-16-20    expiration date: 3-16-23

    Goal. The goal of this lesson is to provide background information on immunology and vaccine-preventable diseases, and current information on influenza, pneumococcal, hepatitis A & B, meningococcal, tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, varicella, herpes zoster, measles, mumps, rubella, Haemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib), polio, and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines.

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

    1. demonstrate knowledge of the immune system, types of antigens, and types of immunity;
    2. identify effective immunization strategies for prevention of influenza, pneumonia, hepatitis A & B, meningitis, tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, varicella, herpes zoster, measles, mumps, rubella, Haemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib), polio, and human papillomavirus (HPV) in at-risk populations, and the role healthcare providers play;
    3. demonstrate an understanding of the currently available vaccines for the diseases discussed, including indications, dosing recommendations, contraindications and precautions, adverse reactions, and storage requirements;
    4. outline how to appropriately monitor for and treat adverse reactions, including the use of epinephrine and diphenhydramine;
    5. recognize how to report vaccine adverse events; and
    6. list key resources for current information on vaccines.

Immunization Home-Study Fee:
OPA Member: $50
Non-member: $85   Join Now and Save!

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Long-Acting Injectables Home-Study CPE:

  • Injectable Cobalamin Review for Pharmacists
    Author: Victoria Shea Swick, PharmD
    ACPE #0129-0000-18-066-H01-P
    credit:  0.15 CEU    release date: 6-25-18     expiration date: 6-25-21


    This lesson provides an overview of injectable cobalamin, and a discussion of how pharmacists can properly administer it.

  • Injectable Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Review for Pharmacists
    Author: Lindsey Peters, PharmD, BCPS
    ACPE #0129-0000-18-067-H01-P
    credit:  0.15 CEU    release date: 8-16-18     expiration date: 8-16-21


    This lesson provides an overview of hormonal contraception, a discussion of drug properties of medroxyprogesterone acetate, and how pharmacists can properly administer it.

  • Injectable Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate Review for Pharmacists
    Author: Emily Eddy, PharmD
    ACPE #0129-0000-18-068-H01-P
    credit:  0.15 CEU    release date: 7-25-18     expiration date: 7-25-21


    This lesson provides an overview of prevention of preterm labor, use of hydroxyprogesterone in therapy, and how pharmacists can properly administer it.

  • Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics Review for Pharmacists
    Note: This article is a component of the OPF Pharmacist Training Program for Long-Acting Injectables.
    Authors: Chris Paxos, PharmD, BCPP; Ashley Tewksbury, PharmD, BCPP; Peter Wirkowski, PharmD, and Jill Nofziger, PharmD
    ACPE #0129-0000-18-069-H01-P
    credit:  0.2 CEU    release date: 8-22-18     expiration date: 8-22-21


    This lesson provides an overview of long-acting injectable antipsychotics, a discussion of drug properties, and information on how pharmacists can properly administer the injectables.

  • Injectable Naltrexone Review for Pharmacists
    Note: This article is a component of the OPF Pharmacist Training Program for Long-Acting Injectables.
    Authors: Jessica Mulhollan, PharmD, BCPP; Lauren Kohley, PharmD, BCPP
    ACPE #0129-0000-18-070-H01-P
    credit:  0.15 CEU    release date: 8-24-18     expiration date: 8-24-21


    This lesson provides an overview of alcohol and opioid use disorders, a discussion of drug properties of naltrexone, and information on how pharmacists can properly administer the long-acting injection.

Long-Acting Injectable Home-Study Fee (per activity):
OPA Member: $40
Non-member: $60   Join Now and Save!

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Objectives for OPF Home Study Continuing Education