K-TRACS CONTINUING EDUCATION

K-TRACS offers free, online, self-paced education to help Kansas healthcare providers improve clinical decision-making using K-TRACS and implement clinical tools that can help prevent prescription drug misuse, abuse and diversion.

Educational opportunities align with K-TRACS program goals to assist healthcare providers with improving patient safety, promoting community health, preventing prescription drug misuse, abuse and diversion, and preserving legitimate access to controlled substances.

Continuing education credit is available for Kansas prescribers and pharmacists. Please see more details below.

ACCESSING K-TRACS EDUCATION

The K-TRACS online education courses are available on Kansas TRAIN. You must create a free TRAIN account to get started.

Find the K-TRACS education courses by searching for K-TRACS or enter the course number listed with each course to find the listing in the TRAIN course catalog.

You MUST select the CE/CEU option when enrolling in a course to obtain the correct CME/CPE credit.

It is recommended to use a computer (not a smartphone) to complete the education.

PRESCRIBERS & PHARMACISTS: USING K-TRACS TO IMPROVE CARE COORDINATION

This course discusses best practices for using K-TRACS as a clinical decision-making tool to improve team-based patient care coordination. It also highlights high-risk prescribing scenarios and interprofessional applications for care coordination, as well as analyzes clinical workflows to determine how best to incorporate the use of K-TRACS.

TRAIN Course Number: 1101913

*You MUST select the CE/CEU option when enrolling to receive the correct CME/CPE credit.

CONTINUING EDUCATION STATEMENT

APRN/RN: The University of Kansas Medical Center Area Health Education Center East is approved as a provider of CNE by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 1.0 contact hours applicable for APRN or RN relicensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing provider number: LT0056-0749. Mary Beth Warren, MS, RN, Coordinator.

Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the essential areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the University of Kansas Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development and the Kansas Board of Pharmacy. The University of Kansas Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kansas Medical Center Office of Continuing Education designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Pharmacists: Approved by the Kansas Board of Pharmacy for 1.0 credit hour. The course number is 22-003.

For this session, participants must:

  • Complete all sections of online module including knowledge checks
  • Complete post-assessment
  • Complete program evaluation
  • Credit will be awarded based upon completion of the entire module and all noted requirements

**Please make sure you claim credit for the course by visiting the link to the University of Kansas EEDS system following the course.


PHARMACISTS & TECHNICIANS: SBIRT'S ROLE IN COMMUNITY PHARMACY

Many patients accessing healthcare services from community pharmacies also use alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. Some may even have a substance use disorder. SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral to Treatment) is an evidence-based intervention that can be used to screen patients for substance use disorders and provide patients with the appropriate education and resources regarding not just medication usage, but also alcohol use in moderation, tobacco cessation and other topics related to patient's substance use.

TRAIN Course Number: 1105255

CONTINUING EDUCATION STATEMENT

This course is pending approval with the Kansas Board of Pharmacy for 0.5 credit hours for pharmacists and technicians. The course number is 22-046.

This project was supported by Grant No. 2018-PM-BX-0011 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the SMART Office. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.