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Orange County CE - 2016 Fall Continuing Education Day
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When: Sunday, October 30, 2016
Where: Ramada Inn
1289 Route 300
Newburgh, New York  12550
United States
Contact: Christine

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The 2016 Fall Continuing Education Day


7:30 AM—Registration Desk Open

7:30 AM—Breakfast Buffet

8:00 —11:00 AM—Medication Safety in the Pharmacy Practice

Presenter: Joseph Bova, RPh

Director of Continuing Professional Education, Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
0170-0000-16-086-L05-P                            0.3 CEU

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

·Define the problem of medication errors;

·Describe the difference communication can make in preventing medication errors;

·List the causes of medication errors in pharmacy practice;

·Describe how root cause analysis and failure mode and effect analysis can help prevent errors in community pharmacy;

·Describe how automation, e-prescribing, and other technology can affect medication errors in community pharmacy;

·Describe common medication error prevention tools and tips;

·List examples of how medication error reduction techniques can improve patient safety in community pharmacy.

Initial Release Date: 10/30/16

Knowledge Based Activity


11:00 AM—Noon—Absolutely, Positvely Without a Doubt the Latest on Zika

Presenter: Jonathan Weinstein, MD

0170-9999-16-089-L01-P                0.1 CEU

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

·Identify the effects of Zika on the summer Olympics and destinations;

·Describe precautionary measures that have been taken and future precautions;

·List the impact of zika on Florida;

·Examine the treatments and vaccinations in development.

Activity Type: Knowledge

Initial Release Date: 10/30/2016


Noon—12:45 PM—Lunch


1:00 PM—2:00 PM - Emergency Planning for Pharmacists & Communities—Jonathan Weinstein, MD

0170-9999-16-090-L04-P                               0.1 CEU

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

·List four phases of an emergency plan;

·Describe precautionary measures;

·List precautions you should take before travel;

·Identify emergency medications available.

Activity Type: Knowledge

Initial Release Date: 10/30/2016


2:00 PM—4:00 PM—Reducing Domestic Meth Production

Presenters: Det. Kevin McKinney, Louisville Metro Police, Krista McCormick, CRM, NPLEx, Henry Sohl, Dir. Risk & Compliance Services, NPLEx

0170-9999-16-070-L04-P                               0.2 CEU

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

·Define the scope of the problem in communities where meth is being made from OTC cold and allergy medications containing PSE or EPH;

·Describe the unique partnership between pharmacists and law enforcement, the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx), is helping to effectively reduce meth production and protect patients, pharmacists and communities;

·Describe the method pharmacies can register their pharmacies for use of and participation in NPLEx in NYS.

Activity Type: Knowledge
Initial Release Date 9/14/2016

The Pharmacists Society of the State of New York is accredited by the  Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 

Register by mail: NEW ADDRESS

              checks/money order payable to PSOC

Pharmacists Society of Orange County

16 Janice Drive   NEW ADDRESS

Middletown, NY 10941

phone/fax (845) 355-6808 ∙ cell (914) 850-1570


Register on-line:

Pay with your credit card via website  -  Credit cards are NOT accepted over the phone


Registration fees:

        PSSNY Members      Non-Members
             $ 130.00                    $ 160.00

All payments must be received by 10/26/2016 to reserve a seat.*

Mail checks or money orders (payable to PSOC). CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED ON-LINE ONLY—See website for details. No Refunds after 10/21/2016 Please include your e-mail
address if you would like a receipt or confirmation notice. Detailed receipts are available at the program. An additional fee of $20.00 for payments at the door (if seats are available).