Pharmacy Deployment Issues: Roles, Responsibilities, and Challenges

Description

This session showcases individual and joint service deployment opportunities and challenges in various pharmacy practice settings.  Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who have been mobilized to provide medical care or disaster relief discuss their experiences when called to duty in support of military or humanitarian missions either in overseas combat operations, within the United States, or as part of an international operation. Topics may include: logistics management, combat and humanitarian operation assignments, and international operational deployments.

 

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

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

  1.  List examples of successful pharmacy activities in deployment patient care scenarios. 
  2. Explain how pharmacists and technicians have overcome challenges to deliver care in combat or humanitarian settings.
  3. Describe successful examples of the expanded role of international operational deployments.

Technician Learning Objectives

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

  1.  List examples of successful pharmacy activities in deployment patient care scenarios. 
  2. Explain how pharmacists and technicians have overcome challenges to deliver care in combat or humanitarian settings.
  3. Describe successful examples of the expanded role of international operational deployments.
 
 
 
Speakers:
Luis
Luis Alvarado Botello, CPhT
NCOIC, Satellite Pharmacy
96 MDSS Eglin AFB
 
Steven M
Steven M Barr,
 
Jonathan
Jonathan Shea, PharmD, MSA, BCPS
Chief of Ambulatory Pharmacy Services
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
 
Jody
Jody McArel, Pharmacist
Commanding Officer, Central Medical Equipment Depot
Royal Canadian Medical Service, Canadian Armed Forces
 
DANA
DANA HALL, RPh, MA
Regional Administrator
HHS/ASPR
 
Timothy
Timothy Weigle,
USAF
 
Paul
Paul Michaud, Pharm.D., MS-QSM
U.S. Coast Guard Pharmacy Program Chief, Force Manager, Consultant
USCG/USPHS
 
Learning Level: Level 1
Track: Pharmacy Business Operations, Management, and Professional Leadership
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Tuesday, October 23
Time: 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Room: 
Kansas City Convention Center - Grand Ballroom
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-18-222-L04-P
CEUs Pharmacist: .2
ACPE Pharmacy Technician: 0202-0000-18-222-L04-T
CEUs Pharmacy Technician: .2
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based