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2017 Research and Evidence-Based Practice Symposium


Please visit the Greensboro AHEC website to register and see a full listing of all their upcoming courses.

Date: Nov 17, 2017 07:50 AM - 04:45 AM

CE Hours


CE Units


Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists


Participants have 60 days from the start of their program to claim CE credit and verify it has been upload to CPE Monitor. If your program requires the completion of a post test/eval/survey those items MUST be done before that 60 day window closes to receive credit for that program. Statements of credit can be viewed and printed from CPE Monitor. Statements of credit will no longer be printed and mailed to the participant. **No partial individual session credit will be given**
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If paying by check please mail to the address below:

UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Attn: Continuing Education
301 Pharmacy Lane, CB# 7574 Beard Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.


Greensboro AHEC



Registration Closed  

Facilitating smooth transitions across the care continuum can be the difference between successful chronic disease management at home versus long term care options. As healthcare professionals, recognizing the importance of transitional care is paramount to the health of the community. Effective transitional care can reduce readmissions to the hospital, decrease admissions to long term care facilities and decrease health care costs. Individuals must be linked to resources that will allow them to thrive successfully as a healthy member of the community to ensure they return and remain at home for as long as possible. In a healthcare culture where patient-focused care establishes how care is delivered, it is vital to include the patient and caregiver in the promotion of healthy behavior strategies. The aim of these strategies is the integration of healthy lifestyles that correlate to successful management of illness.
This symposium will showcase the outstanding research and best practices of dynamic speakers on the impact of considering individual needs in health promotion as well as how transitional care and health behaviors can influence the well-being of the entire community. Concurrent sessions will focus on pre/post licensure education;  patient education in the community; pharmacist driven research on various topics including medication adherence, heart failure, UTI screening and antibiotic use; leadership; falls prevention; women’s/maternal child health; and behavioral health.  Our final general speaker will address how vulnerability can be the key to deeper learning.


  • Identify the central goal of transitional care
  • Discuss how incorporating feedback loops can improve communication between health professionals
  • Discuss how incorporating feedback loops can ensure patient understanding of what is expected of them towards their own self-care.
  • Describe the complexity and struggle related to behavioral considerations to implement best practice across the continuum of care, to include discussion of patients, providers, and organizational behavior

Activity Number

Date: 11/17/17
Time: 07:50 AM - 04:45 PM

CE Hours



Greensboro, NC