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CE Webinar: Advancing the Practice of Pharmacy through Telepharmacy
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CE Webinar: Advancing the Practice of Pharmacy through Telepharmacy

Join us for this convenient online CE webinar!

When: Wednesday, July 26, 2017
12 to 1 PM
Where: Webinar
Access instructions provided upon registration
United States
Presenter: Brian J. Sesack, RPh, MBA, Pharmacy Manger, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Contact: Sara Bowden
(717) 234-6151 x. 2

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Advancing the Practice of Pharmacy through Telepharmacy


If your pharmacy is struggling to reach underserved or remote patients, consider implementing a telepharmacy practice model. This webinar will review what the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center learned by benchmarking with the Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, and how a telepharmacy workflow can advance the practice of pharmacy.


Brian J. Sesack, RPh, MBA, Pharmacy Manger, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Brian earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from Duquesne University and his Masters in Business Administration from Fordham University.  He is currently the Manager for the Hillman Cancer Center Pharmacy at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).  When he first joined the UPMC, he was responsible for developing a Continuous Quality Improvement course and subsequently several operational integration initiatives. Prior to his work experience with the UPMC, Brian held various positions within the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Section of Lederle Laboratories, currently a division of Pfizer. Brian has also has been a Total Quality Management Auditor for the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, has spoken nationally on the subject of Supplier Base Management, has assisted in the creation of GOAL QPC's Coach's Guide to The Memory Jogger II, is a D.D.I. certified instructor, and certified Six Sigma Green Belt.


Target Audience: Community pharmacists, Health system pharmacists, and other pharmacists where services need to be provide to remote or underserved areas.

CE Credit: 1 Contact Hour (0.1 CEUs)

Program Objectives:

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to
1. Describe the advantages and benefits of a telepharmacy practice.
2. Describe the telepharmacy workflow or process
3. Describe the technology required to support a telepharmacy practice.
4. Describe the legislative or legal changes needed to support a telepharmacy practice.
Schedule: 11:55 AM to 12:00 PM - Attendees log in
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM - CE Program
Activity Type: Application-based
Cost: PPA Members - Free
Non-Members - $30
   *Requests for cancellation refunds must be submitted to PPA at least one day in advance of the webinar. All refunds will be subject to a $5 administrative fee.
UAN: 0159-0000-17-039-L04-P
Requirements to receive credit: Participants must attend the entire program and complete an online evaluation survey within one week. PPA must have your CPE Monitor ID and birthday on file to issue credit.

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