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APhA’s Hot Topics in Pharmacy Education Webinar Series

Learn all about the latest top issues and priorities that affect the pharmacy community!

APhA’s Hot Topics in Pharmacy Education is a series of 1-hour, live webinars, presented every month as a member-exclusive benefit, that focus on pertinent public health issues to keep pharmacists up-to-date as front-line healthcare providers.

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  • Missed the live webinar?  See below for 2020 Hot Topics e-learning offerings. Starting in 2021, you can find all our e-learning offerings in the APhA Education Library, by searching Hot Topic.
  • Want more? Check out APhA's Quick Quizzes for an additional 0.5 CPE credits. You can locate these in the APhA Education Library, by searching Quick Quiz

Hot Topics E-Learning

The Hot Topic webinars are recorded and are available exclusively to APhA members** as an e-learning activity for 30 days.  Thereafter, the e-learning activity will become available to non-members at a cost of $129. Not a member? Join APhA today for free access to Hot Topic Webinars!  See below for the archived webinars. 

2020 Hot Topic Course List

Time’s Up: Sexual Harassment in Pharmacy Practice - Pharmacists with experience in the field explain what sexual harassment is, provide personal accounts and examples of sexual harassment in pharmacy practice, and describe strategies that can be used to create a safer working environment.

COVID-19 Testing: Understanding the Different Types of Tests and the Role of the Pharmacy Team - During this session, Saswat Kabisatpathy, PharmD, discusses the importance of the COVID-19 testing, the role pharmacy team can play in getting patients appropriately tested, and opportunities for reimbursement.

Psychological Impact of COVID-19 on Patients and their Providers - Jeffery Gold, PharmD, BCPP, n expert in the field, discusses the potential psychological impact of COVID-19 using the Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and provides recommendations to meet the needs of patients..

Turning Down the Heat: Strategies to Manage Workplace Stress and Pharmacist Well-Being - This session provides an overview of the stressors pharmacists often face and evidence to support individual- and organizational-focused interventions. Practical strategies for managing workplace stress are also provided.

Pharmacists on the Frontlines: A Pandemic Response to COVID-19 - Nayan Patel, PharmD, an expert in community pharmacy, will discuss effective pandemic preparedness strategies for healthcare providers.

Pharmacists on High Alert for Human Trafficking - Hannah Van Ochten, PharmD and Laura C. Palombi, PharmD, MPH, MAT, discuss how pharmacists can be utilized to detect trafficking victims and recommend ways to safely intervene. 

Precision Medicine: Your Guide to Incorporating Precision Medicine Into Your Pharmacy Practice Setting - Amina Abubakar, PharmD, AAHIVP, an expert in the field will discuss how a patient’s gene makeup can impact drug metabolism, and how pharmacists may be able to incorporate findings from pharmacogenomic testing in their patient care services.

Community Champions: Social Determinants of Health and Pharmacy Practice - Tripp Logan, PharmD, a community pharmacy champion who has overcome the challenges associated with social determinants of health will lay out the ground of optimizing pharmacist patient care services.

Start a Conversation to Address Anxiety and Panic Attacks Julie A. Dopheide, PharmD, BCPP, FASHP discusses the many facets of anxiety and panic attacks as well as strategies for screening, destigmatizing the condition, and engaging in difficult conversations with a patient.