CREDIT: 1 contact hours (0.1 CEUs)
This activity was planned to meet the needs of pharmacists enrolled in the Shenandoah University Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy Nontraditional Doctor of Pharmacy Pathway.
This knowledge-based online home-study activity consists of recorded lectures with PowerPoint slides and notes, readings in textbooks and online assessments/exams.
The goal of this activity is to present the fundamentals of health information technology (HIT) and its impact on the practice of pharmacy. Topics include basic terminology, the use of data in quality improvement initiatives and information systems currently used in health care.
Shenandoah University Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Requirements for CE Credit
Pharmacists must complete the following items by the due dates specified in the online academic course that correlates to this activity to receive CPE credit:
- Review all online lectures associated with this activity.
- Complete and submit all assignments associated with this activity.
- Complete all online assessments/exams associated with this activity with a score of at least 70% on each exam. Participants will only have one opportunity to access each assessment/exam and must complete the assessment/exam within the allotted time limit. If any one assessment/exam is scored less than 70%, no CPE credit will be awarded for this course/activity. No partial credit will be awarded.
- Complete the online CPE evaluation for this activity.
- Evaluate the value of information and technology in health care.
- Identify privacy and security issues arising from computerization.
- Recognize the relationship between incentives and health care IT adoption and use.
- Identify several technology-driven trends in health care.
Release Date: Jan 12, 2015
Credit Expiration Date: Jan 12, 2018