Pharmacy Practice in California

Naloxone Hydrochloride Hormonal Contraception Tobacco Cessation

Join the California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) for a special CPE event focusing on new authorities granted to licensed pharmacists.  The training was developed specifically to meet the requirements established by legislation; one hour of CE specific to hormonal contraception, one hour of CE specific to the use of naloxone hydrochloride in all routes of administration, and two hours of CE specific to smoking cessation therapy and nicotine replacement therapy. 

Upon successfully completing the training, pharmacists will be able to use the state protocols and begin furnishing NRT products, emergency contraception drug therapy and self-administered hormonal contraceptives, and dispense naloxone hydrochloride. 

October 14, 2017 - Los Angeles, CA
8:00 am - 12:00 pm* (7:30 registration)
West Coast School of Pharmacy
590 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90004
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*Continental breakfast provided, lunch not provided


Registration Fees

CPhA Member 
Student Pharmacist  $149

**Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable under any circumstances. Please be advised that this program is subject to postponement or cancellation if the required minimum number of registrants is not met at least 10 days prior to the program.**

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Program Goals and Objectives 

Pharmacists can earn up to four (4) hours of continuing pharmacy education. 

Pharmacy Practice in California: Furnishing Naloxone

  • Review epidemiology of opioid abuse and overdose
  • Describe appropriate candidates for naloxone
  • Demonstrate familiarity with the state protocol for pharmacist‐furnished naloxone

Pharmacy Practice in California: Providing Hormonal Contraception

  • Review currently available methods of contraception
  • Describe the requirements for providing hormonal contraceptives authorized in new pharmacy regulations
  • Utilize a self-screening tool and apply the US Medical Eligibility Criteria to determine eligibility for contraception

Pharmacy Practice in California: Furnishing Tobacco Cessation Medications

  • Describe trends in tobacco and ENDS (e‐cigarette) use
  • Implement appropriate tobacco cessation counseling strategies
  • Select appropriate tobacco cessation therapies
  • Demonstrate familiarity with the state protocol for tobacco cessation therapies

Speaker: Sarah McBane, PharmD, CDE, BCPS, FCCP, FCPhA, Professor and Chair, West Coast University, Department of Pharmacy Practice

The California Pharmacists Association (#0113) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Upon completing an evaluation form, participants will be awarded up to 4 hours (0.4 CEUs) of Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit. A statement of credit will not be issued. Participants may log onto the CPE monitor website using their individual log in to download their statement of credit. Please allow 4 weeks for processing of CPE credits to the CPE monitor. UANs: 0113-0000-16-010-L01-P; 0113-0000-16-011-L04-P; 0113-0000-16-012-L04-P.