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Medication Use Quality: A PQA Live CE Event

 Learning Objectives | Accreditation Information | Expert Faculty 


Join the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) for a half-day workshop, Medication Use Quality: A PQA Live CE EventThis event is ACPE accredited for 4 hours of continuing pharmacy education and will cover: 

  • The Role of Quality Measurement in Healthcare  
  • Quality Measurement Professionals: From Development to Implementation 
  • What Makes a Good Measure?  
  • Measurement Programs

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Medication Use Quality: A PQA Live CE Event will be held on Wednesday, May 10at the Omni Nashville in Nashville, Tenn.from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CT.   

This live event will allow you to engage with faculty in question-and-answer sessions and dynamic group discussions and activities. Participants will be able to network with other quality improvement professionals. The price for this live CE is $145 and includes 
  • 0.4 Pharmacist CEU 
  • Breakfast 
  • Access to course materials online through PQA’s Education Center after completion of the live event
  • Access to the remainder of PQA’s newly updated Medication Use CE modules, to be released throughout Summer 2023
If you have previously completed PQA's Medication Use Quality 15 hour course, you are ineligible to earn continuing education for this live event. However, if you would like to attend, PQA will provide free access to one online elective track, which offers 3 hours of pharmacist CE.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this application-based course, participants should be able to 

  • Review healthcare economic concepts  
  • Describe the current state of the US healthcare system and how the Affordable Care Act of 2010 shapes the current system
  • Explain how the current system of US healthcare focuses on quality by understanding the National Quality Strategy 
  • Identify the role quality measures play in the delivery of healthcare in the US 
  • Compare and contrast the various stakeholders involved in the healthcare quality space 
  • Articulate various health care quality terms and definitions and be able to describe their significance 
  • Recognize the role vertical and horizontal merges are playing in shaping the industry of healthcare 
  • Describe measurement science as it relates to measure development 
  • Compare types of quality measures, including Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and other performance measures 
  • Evaluate and determine appropriate quality measures in specific scenarios 
  • List some of the most common challenges when developing a performance measure  
  • Describe the basic components of measurement program 
  • Review myriad of implementation opportunities for measures (accreditation, payment, credentials, and others) 
  • Recognize various value-based models of care where quality measures are implemented  
  • Categorize various evaluation systems within CMS and commercial sectors 

Accreditation Information

CEimpact is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 

UAN: 0107-9999-21-363-L04-P |  0.4 CEUs/4.0 Hrs.
Live Date: May 10, 2023
Live Expiration: June 10, 2023

LIVE: To obtain 4.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit (0.4 CEU), participants must participate in the live course, and logon to PQA’s Learning Management System and complete the evaluation. Once successfully completed, click Submit. The CPE Statement of Credit can then be accessed on CPE Monitor,

Course Format: Live. 

Financial Support: None.

Course Fee: This course is available for $145.

Expert Faculty 

Amanda Ryan: women in glasses, white top and pink blazer Chris Kotschevar man in blue suit and blue tie Heather Gibson: women with black top and tan blazer
Amanda Ryan, PharmD, BCGP, CPHQ
 PQA Director of Education        
Chris Kotschevar, PharmD, CPHQ
PQA Director of Stakeholder Engagement
Heather Gibson, MSPH
PQA Director of Performance Measurement
Jasmine Perry, PharmD
PQA Executive Fellow
Faculty Disclosure
Faculty members have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. 

PQA's Medication Use Quality continuing education program 

To learn additional strategies for evaluating and improving quality with an emphasis on real-world examples and best practices, participants will receive free access to all of PQA’s Medication Use Quality CE modules. These modules will be newly updated and released during Summer 2023. Participants can take modules of their choosing or complete the entire Medication Use Quality Certificate. 

If you have questions about Medication Use Quality: A PQA Live CE Event or the Medication Use Quality continuing education program, please contact PQA’s education team at  

Annual Meeting Attendees 

Annual Meeting attendees can book an additional night for Tuesday, May 9, at the Omni Nashville at the PQA Meeting rate, if desired. 

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