Fall Pharmacy Forum

On Saturday, September 23, 2017, the NE KY AHEC, together with St. Claire Regional Medical Center, will host the Fall Pharmacy Forum at the Carter Caves State Resort Park in Olive Hill, Kentucky.  The Fall Pharmacy Forum is a conference targeted to pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and other interested health care professionals. It will offer up to 5 ACPE-P and up to 4 ACPE-T continuing education contact hours.

If special services for this activity are required, please indicate this at the time of registration or contact the continuing education coordinator, KaSandra Hensley, by email or at 606.783.6830.  



Health care professionals interested in attending this FREE event may register online by clicking the link below.

Slides will be accessible here when available.
7:30 - 8:00 am  Registration / Breakfast 
8:00 - 8:05   Welcome 
8:05 - 10:05 The Impact of USP Chapter 800 on Kentucky Pharmacies Katie Busroe, RPh
Credit: 0.2 CEU ACPE-P; 0.2 CEU ACPE-T
  • Discuss implications of USP Chapter 800 on pharmacies that handle commercially available hazardous drugs. 
  • Define implications of USP Chapter 800 on pharmacies that compound non-sterile preparations using hazardous drugs. 
  • Identify implications of USP Chapter 800 on pharmacies that compound sterile preparations using hazardous drugs.
  • Identify compliance expectations of the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy.
10:05 - 10:20 Break
10:20 - 11:20 Diabetes Self-Management Education: An Evidence Based InterventionKim DeCoste, RN, MSN, CDE, MLDE, FAADE
Sharps Disposal Handout
Algorithm Action Steps Handout
Credit: 0.2 CEU ACPE-P; 0.2 CEU ACPE-T
  • Describe quality diabetes self-management education (DSME).
  • List at least 3 expected outcomes of DSME.
  • Utilize the Kentucky Diabetes Resource Directory for referral sources for DSME and support.
11:20 - 12:20 pm
Antimicrobial Stewardship - Jonathan Perdue, PharmD, PGY1
Credit: 0.1 CEU ACPE-P
  • Define antimicrobial stewardship.
  • Describe different antimicrobial stewardship initiatives.
  • Discuss literature demonstrating the impact of different antimicrobial stewardship initiatives.
12:20 - 1:05 Lunch
1:05 - 2:05  2017 Legislative Update & Current Issues with Controlled SubstancesPaula York, RPh
Credit: 0.1 CEU ACPE-P; 0.1 CEU ACPE-T
  • Recognize the prevalence of HPV infection in the United Discuss select legislation introduced and passed during the 2017 Session of the Kentucky General Assembly.
  • Explain professional standards for the prescribing and dispensing of buprenorphine products.
  • Identify concerns associated with the prescribing of buprenorphine.
2:05 - 2:10 Closing 
*Click here for a .pdf of all presentations combined.
The Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentation is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.


All planners, speakers, authors, reviewers, and staff members involved with content development for continuing education activities sponsored by the Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity. At the time of production, all individuals involved disclosed that they have nothing to disclose.  


Continuing Pharmacy Education
The Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 
The Northeast Kentucky AHEC designates these live activities for a total of 0.5 CEUs for pharmacists and 0.4 CEUs for technicians. These are knowledge-based CPE activities.  
UAN: 0193-0000-17-026-L03-P/T   .2 CEUs
UAN: 0193-0000-17-027-L01-P/T   .1 CEUs
UAN: 0193-0000-17-028-L01-P    .1 CEUs
UAN: 0193-0000-17-030-L01-P/T   .1 CEUs


For successful completion of this continuing education activity, participants must sign appropriate attendance roster, be present for requested time of the program, and complete and return the online evaluation within 7 days of activity date.  Credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor within 60 days of activity date, and participants may print a statement of credit or transcript from their NABP e-profile.