Alabama’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program: A Key Tool in the Fight Against Opioid Use Disorder (OUD), Dr. Brent Fox

This presentation focuses on the role of the PDMP as a tool to fight opioid misuse and abuse. Alabama has one of the highest rates of opioid prescribing in the country, yet PDMP use is not required for pharmacists. PDMP use is required for prescribers, but only under specific circumstances.

Target Audience

The Target Audience for this program are Nurses, CME, ANCC and Pharmacists.

Learning Objectives

1. Describe the role of Alabama’s PDMP database in OUD

2. Differentiate access privileges for Alabama’s PDMP

3. Summarize best practices in do's and don'ts for PDMP use

4. Compare and contrast PDMP use in Alabama to other states

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.20 ABN
    Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is a Board approved provider of continuing nursing education in Alabama by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Provider Number: ABNP1515
  • 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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
10/31/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Cost:
$0.00
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Brent I. Fox, PharmD, PhD, FASHP

Associate Professor

Department of Health Outcomes Research and Policy

Harrison School of Pharmacy

Auburn University

Brent Fox is originally from Daphne, Alabama. He is currently an Associate Professor of Health Outcomes Research and Policy in Auburn University’s Harrison School of Pharmacy. Dr. Fox’s teaching, research, and outreach programs are characterized by two broad domains: pharmacy informatics education and the use of health information technology (HIT) in pharmacy practice. He has several columns in national pharmacy publications and has delivered more than 300 presentations, posters, and papers on the integration of information technology into health care systems. He coauthored 2 texts on informatics, both published by the American Pharmacists Association.

Brent is an active member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. In 2012, ASHP recognized Brent’s service with the Distinguished Service Award for the Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology. Also in 2012, the Auburn University Alumni Association recognized Brent’s professional accomplishments with the Young Alumni Achievement Award. Brent’s outreach activities were recently recognized with the Excellence in Outreach Award from the Harrison School of Pharmacy. He is a former Fellow with the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education and current Fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

 

Auburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide. The Universal Activity Number for this knowledge-based program is 0001-0000-20-043-H08-P and is intended for pharmacists. 

 

ANCC -

  • Huntsville Hospital is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by The Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved for 1.0 hour by the Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  • This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Huntsville Hospital and Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy. Huntsville Hospital is accredited by the Medical Association of the State of Alabama to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME –

  • Huntsville Hospital designates this online enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Huntsville Hospital and Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy. Huntsville Hospital is accredited by the Medical Association of the State of Alabama to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Available Credit

  • 1.20 ABN
    Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is a Board approved provider of continuing nursing education in Alabama by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Provider Number: ABNP1515
  • 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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 Attendance

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