Available Until 8/22/2025

Lightning Round of Specialty Pharmacy Hot Topics - 2022

Planned in cooperation with the ASHP Section of Specialty Pharmacy Practitioners. 

ACPE Activity Number: 0204-0000-22-586-H04-P 
Release Date: Aug 22, 2022 
Expiration Date: Aug 22, 2025 
Activity Type: Knowledge-based 
CE Credits:  1.0 contact hour, (0.10 CEU)
Activity Fee: Member – Free / Non-Member – Not Available 

This activity is a recording from a live webinar and those that claim credit for the live webinar should not claim credit for this activity.

Activity Overview 

The object of each presentation is to convey one idea, concept, or fact that has been useful in day-to-day practice and may not be widely known, understood, published, or taught. This session was planned in cooperation with the ASHP Section of Specialty Pharmacy Practitioners. 


The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This activity was planned to meet the educational needs of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who practice in specialty pharmacy care.

After completing this activity, the learner should be able to… 

  1. Discuss the implementation of a pharmacist intervention documentation tool within  specialty service lines that provides usable data regarding cost savings, adherence, and patient safety. 

  1. Describe how health-system specialty pharmacies can improve access to quality care for heart failure patients. 

  1. Describe common strategies to meet new URAC standards related to qualification testing. 

  1. Identify opportunities for DEA-registered pharmacist practice. 

  • Introduction and Announcements 

  • Presentation  

  • Questions, Answers, and Discussion 

Gabrielle Pierce, PharmD, MBA
Director, Member Relations
Section of Specialty Pharmacy Practitioners
Bethesda, MD

Jillian Paslier, PharmD, CSP, FISMP
Associate Consultant, Integral Healthcare Solutions
Pennsylvania, PA

Kristel Geyer, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP
Clinical Coordinator, Specialty Pharmacy
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH

Bhavana Prasanna, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist
Summa Health
Akron, OH

Terri Jorgenson, RPH, BCPS
National Program Manager, Clinical Pharmacy Practice
Veterans Health Administration
Washington, DC

In accordance with our accreditor’s Standards of Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, ASHP requires that all individuals in control of content disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if they have had a financial relationship with an ineligible company in any dollar amount in the past 24 months and the educational content that the individual controls is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company. 

An ineligible company is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The presence or absence of relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience. 

  • No one in control of the content of this activity has a relevant financial relationship (RFR) with an ineligible company. 

This activity consists of recordings of faculty slides presentations, active learning activities, discussion, and handouts. Participants must participate in the activity in its entirety to claim continuing pharmacy education credit online at ASHP Learning Center. Follow the prompts online to complete the evaluation, claim credit and view the statement of credit immediately after completing the activity. 

Per ACPE requirements, CPE credit must be claimed within 60 days of being earned. Once you have processed and claimed your CE credit, we encourage you to check your NABP eProfile account to verify your credits were transferred successfully before the ACPE 60-day deadline. It is an electronic direct-report process so your credits should appear in your account within a few minutes. After the 60 day deadline, ASHP will no longer be able to report your credit(s) for this activity.