2021 Mid-Winter Meeting

February 28th

MPhA Midwinter Meeting 2021 Titles and Objectives

Sunday, February 28th 2021 via Zoom

1:00pm (1 hour of CE credit)

Title: Key Legislative Initiatives in Mississippi: An Update

Presenter: Beau Cox

  • Describe the legislative issues that impact the practice of pharmacy in the State of Mississippi including:

    • Pharmacy Benefit Management

    • Patient Management Protocols

    • Pseudoephedrine

    • Pharmacy and the Medicaid Managed Care Organization Program

    • COVID-19 Vaccinations

2:00pm (1 hour of CE credit)

Title: Mississippi Medicaid: Recent Policy and Payment Changes

Presenter: Terri Kirby

  • State recent changes in Medicaid policies and pharmacy payments with an emphasis on vaccines, including the COVID-19 vaccines

  • Describe Medicaid program changes which may impact pharmacy practice

3:00pm (1 hour CE credit. Will also count with the MS Board as addiction CE)

Title: Drug Misuse and Diversion in Mississippi

Presenter: Frank Altieri

  • State the current epidemiological trends in the prevalence of substance misuse and incidence of drug overdoses

  • Recognize prevention and demand reduction strategies

  • Identify strategies that can increase physical security and prevent pharmacy burglaries

4:00pm (1 hour CE credit)

Title: Mississippi Board of Pharmacy Updates

Presenter: Todd Dear

  • State the structure and functions of the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy

  • Summarize current requirements of compounding including the inspection of compounding facilities

  • Describe anticipated regulations that will be implemented the Board of Pharmacy over the next year