Prescription Monitoring Programs: Trends, Compliance, Opioids, and More

Description

Prescription monitoring programs are now interconnected, electronic, and real-time. Gain insights on how they work, how to stay compliant, and how pharmacists can use them to help combat the opioid crisis. Learn how to use these tools to provide high-quality care and how to manage legal risks.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss how state prescription monitoring programs (PMPs) share data across state lines.
  2. Identify which states require pharmacists to register with or request information from their PMP.
  3. Describe situations in which pharmacists judge appropriate opioid use by evaluating patient PMP reports.
  4. Identify types of drug diversion that PMPs will not address.

Technician Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss how state prescription monitoring programs (PMPs) share data across state lines.
  2. Identify which states require pharmacists to register with or request information from their PMP.
  3. Describe situations in which pharmacists judge appropriate opioid use by evaluating patient PMP reports.
  4. Identify types of drug diversion that PMPs will not address.
 
 
 
Speakers:
Danna
Danna Droz, JD, RPH
Prescription Monitoring Program Liaison
National Association of Boards of Pharmacy
 
Learning Level: Level 2
Track: Pharmacy Law and Regulations, Early New Practitioner, Advanced New Practitioner
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Monday, March 25
Time: 
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Room: 
Washington State Convention Center - Room 604
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-19-077-L03-P
CEUs Pharmacist: .1
ACPE Pharmacy Technician: 0202-0000-19-077-L03-T
CEUs Pharmacy Technician: .1
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based