ADSS CARES: The Basics for Medicare for Pharmacy Personnel

The C.A.R.E.S. continuing education programs are designed for Alabama pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to provide an overview of Medicare and the roles of the Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) with the primary goal to help pharmacists and pharmacy staff effectively and efficiently assist Medicare beneficiaries. All of our CE programs are funded by the Alabama Department of Senior Services (ADSS) and are made available to community pharmacists in Alabama at no cost. The programs are developed by Dr. Salisa Westrick, Professor and Department Head of Health Outcomes Research and Policy in collaboration with the Alabama Department of Senior Services.

Three programs are currently available for CE credit: 

  1. C.A.R.E.S. Training (3 hour online video module CE)

  2. The Basics of Medicare for Pharmacy Personnel (1 hour CE article)

  3. Pharmacists' Role in Assisting Medicare Patients with Limited Income (1 hour CE article)

  4. Assistance Programs Available for Older Adults (1 hour CE article)

 

Each program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education and can be found on our home page under the Online Courses tab.

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Provide a general description of the Medicare Program and enrollment process 

  2. Compare and contrast Original Medicare with Medicare Advantage

  3. Discuss Medicare Part D and need for yearly plan evaluation

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    Auburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide.
  • 1.00 ACPE Technician
    Auburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide.
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
04/06/2020
Course expires: 
06/30/2025
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    Auburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide.
  • 1.00 ACPE Technician
    Auburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide.
  • 1.00 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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