Counseling Patients at the Point of Dispensing: Requirements & Best Practices

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Overview / Abstract:

Counseling for Medicare and dual-eligible Medicaid patients is required at the time of dispensing under certain conditions and with certain medications. This one hour module will acquaint learners with specific requirements for counseling, will define and sequence the steps in patient medication counseling, and will share best practices. This session will provide audiovisual case examples to illustrate the practice of counseling.

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this course, the physician participant should be able to:

1. Identify the state and federal requirements for patient counseling during the in-office dispensing process;
2. Correctly identify the components and sequence the steps in delivery of medication counseling;
3. When viewing an audiovisual interaction with the patient, determine key counseling points to be provided to a patient; and
4. Recall at minimum two best practices in the medication counseling process.

Instructor: Deanna Tran, PharmD, BCACP, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

The Physician Dispensing in Maryland Series
This series Physician Dispensing in Maryland is an educational collaboration between MedChi The Maryland State Medical Society and The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.

The purpose of the Physician Dispensing in Maryland Educational Series is to:

Promote consistency and high quality dispensing of prescription medications in all settings in Maryland; and
Support dispensing physicians in successful completion of the requirements for a permit under Maryland Law.

Successful completion requires the learner to complete all practice based activity components including the audiovisual presentations, post-test, and Activity Evaluation. Participants must receive a score of at least 70% on the post-test in order to receive credit. The post-test may be taken up to three (3) times.

Disclosure and Transparency in CME/CPD:
It is MedChi's policy to ensure the independence, transparency, balance, objectivity, scientific rigor and integrity, as well as validation of content for all CME/CPD activities we accredit. To that end, faculty must disclose to the participants any relationships with companies identified as meeting the ACCME definition of a commercial interest. In the process of the disclosure process, all faculty and planners have disclosed the presences or absence of such relationships to MedChi. MedChi has identified, evaluated and where appropriate, attempted to resolve any potential conflicts of interest. This is done through the use of content validation, the use of evidence-based data, and multi-disciplinary peer review. The information provided as disclosure to the learner, is to inform the learner and aide in judgment, not to imply that disclosed relationships will have a negative effect on a presentation.

Disclosures
Planners: The planners for this activity have reported no relevant relationships to disclose.
Presenters:
Counseling Patients at the Point of Dispensing: Requirements and Best Practices
Deanna Tran, PharmD, BCACP has reported no relevant relationships to disclose

Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, and The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. MedChi is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statements:
Counseling Patients at the Point of Dispensing: Requirements and Best Practices
MedChi designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Dispensing:
This module was Board-approved and DHMH Secretary-approved to meet the CME requirements for dispensing permits.

CME Credit: In order to receive CME credit for participation in these modules the learner is required to complete a post-test and achieve a score of 70% or higher for each module.

ACPE Credit
Contact Hours: 1.0 Contact Hour
UAN: 0025-0000-16-059-H03-P

Expiration

Apr 22, 2019

Discipline(s)

Pharmacy CPE, Physician CME

Format

Online, Webinar / Webcast / Video

Cost

$425 for Non-member Physicians $150 for MedChi Physicians

Credits / Hours

1 contact hours

Accreditation

ACPE, ACCME

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Deanna Tran, PharmD, BCACP, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Counseling, Dentistry General, Law / Legal, Other, Podiatry, Regulatory / Compliance / Risk Mgt

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

This series Physician Dispensing in Maryland is an educational collaboration between MedChi The Maryland State Medical Society and The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.

Keywords / Search Terms

University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise, physician dispensing, counseling, patient medication counseling,

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