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Continuing Education Materials for 2018 Mid-Year Conference


 

Please contact Sara Bowden, PPA Program Manager and CPE Administrator, with any questions or concerns at sbowden@papharmacists.com.

 

Attending and Earning CE Credit

The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Details for each continuing education session, including descriptions, program objectives, presenter details, activity type, UAN, and more are available at http://www.papharmacists.com/events/Sessions.aspx?id=1042497. All CE sessions are accredited for pharmacists. CE sessions accredited for pharmacists AND pharmacy technicians are noted with a technician attendance key in the conference program.


Socrative

Some CE presenters will be utilizing Socrative during their presentation. Socrative is an online tool that allows attendees to respond to questions posed by presenters in real time. To use Socrative, you must have a smartphone, tablet, or laptop during the program.

Answer questions by downloading the Socrative Student App at https://socrative.com/apps.html or by going to the Socrative website at https://b.socrative.com/login/student/.

   

CE Credit Requirements

If you would like to receive CE credit for a CE program, you must do each of the following:

  • Pay any applicable registration fees
  • Sign the sign-in sheet provided during the program (print legibly!)
  • Attend the entire presentation
  • Complete the online evaluation survey linked below by Sunday, October 5.

Grievance Policy

PPA strives to provide only the highest quality continuing pharmacy education programs. PPA also has strict policies regarding bias, conflicts of interest, and commercial support in our CE programs. If you feel that one or more programs offered at this conference included biased content, please bring this to a PPA staff member’s attention as soon as possible.

 

Disclosures

Unless listed with the CE activity, no commercial support has been received and all CE speakers have no conflicts of interest to disclose. If a CE program has a disclosure listed, the speaker has indicated that they may have a vested interest in the content of their presentation, however all speakers are required to exhibit fair content balance providing the audience with information of multiple perspectives from which to form a professional opinion. If you do not feel a presenter has complied with this policy, please let PPA staff know immediately.

 

We thank all of our CE presenters for their interest and support!


PROGRAM MATERIALS AND EVALUATION SURVEYS

   

Tips for Printing Slides

PPA recommends downloading materials to a laptop or mobile device in advance, due to occasional bandwidth issues at the hotel when many individuals attempt large downloads simultaneously.

Open with Adobe Acrobat (download for free here)

To print multiple slides per page: Go to File, Print (or Ctrl+P); under Page Sizing & Handling, click Multiple; then select # of pages per sheet
To print in grayscale: Go to File, Print (or Ctrl+P); check "Print in grayscale (black and white)"
        

Materials are posted as they become available.

Friday, January 26

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Pennsylvania Pharmacists Care Network Patient Care Training

Brandon Antinopoulos, PharmD, Trainer, Pennsylvania Pharmacists Care Network

Materials: provided to registered attendees via email in advance

Evaluation Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106323

  

DSME Track

   

9:00 AM to 4:10 PM

Keep Calm and Carry On Through the AADE DSME Accreditation

Suzanne Higginbotham, PharmD, BCACP, CTTS, Director Duquesne University Pharmacy, Duquesne University

Nicole Pezzino, PharmD, BCACP, CDE, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Wilkes University

Materials: provided to registered attendees via email in advance

Pharmacist Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106340
Technician Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106357

 

1:00 to 2:00 PM

Hitting the Sweet Spot: Motivational Interviewing with Diabetes Patients

Karen Hoang, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, MTM Services, UPMC Health Plan

Materials: provided to registered attendees via email in advance

Evaluation Survey:  http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106374

 

2:05 to 3:05 PM

Keep Calm and Collaborate On: Effectively Collaborating With Other Health Care Professionals

Renee’ M. Richardson, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacy District Leader, Giant Eagle, Inc.

Materials: provided to registered attendees via email in advance

Pharmacist Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106680
Technician Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106697


3:10 to 4:10 PM

Don't Stress, "DRESS" for Success! How to Survive a DSME Program Audit

Stephanie Harriman McGrath, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist, Rite Aid

Materials: provided to registered attendees via email in advance

Pharmacist Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106714
Technician Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106731

 

Substance Abuse Track

 

1:30 to 2:30 PM

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders

David Barclay, MD, Medical Director, Prevention Point - Philadelphia

Materials: provided to registered attendees via email in advance

Evaluation Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106391

 

2:30 to 4:30 PM

Benefiting Opioid Use Disorder Patients with MAT

Moderators: Roshni S. Patel, PharmD, BCPS, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Jefferson College of Pharmacy, Thomas Jefferson University

George E. Downs, PharmD, Professor and Dean Emeritus, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Panelists: David Barclay, MD, Medical Director, Prevention Point - Philadelphia

Devin Reaves MSW, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Harm Reduction Coalition

Robert Frankil, RPh, Owner and President, Sellersville Pharmacy and Sellersville Pharmacy at Penn Foundation

Joseph Troncale

Matthew Eberts, PharmD, MBA, FASHP, Director, Pharmacy & IV Services, Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine

Materials: provided to registered attendees via email in advance

Evaluation Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106408


8:00 to 9:30 PM

Patient Self-Care and Pharmacy 2018 (aka OTC Competition)

Materials: there are no handouts for this session

Evaluation Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106425


Saturday, January 27

9:00 to 10:00 AM

Preventing Elder Financial Fraud: It Takes a Village

Christina Kotsalos, Director of Investor Education and Consumer Outreach Office, PA Department of Banking and Securities

Denise Getgen, Director of Adult Protective Services, PA Department of Aging

David Galinsky, MD, Chief Medical Officer, PA Department of Aging

Materials: PowerPoint slides

Evaluation Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106442

 

10:10 to 11:40 AM

Keeping Abreast of the Chaos with Lipid Guidelines

Roshni S. Patel, PharmD, BCPS, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Jefferson College of Pharmacy, Thomas Jefferson University

Materials: PowerPoint slides

Evaluation Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106459

 

10:10 to 11:40 AM

Tips, Tricks, and Tools for Successfully Implementing Patient Care Into Your Pharmacy

Moderator: Melissa Somma McGivney, PharmD, FCCP, FAPhA, Associate Dean for Community Partnerships, Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

Panelists: Chris Antypas, PharmD, President & Chief Operating Officer, Asti’s South Hills Pharmacy

Robert L. Maher Jr, PharmD, BCGP, Director of Clinical Services for Klingensmith's Drugstore and Patton Pharmacy, Adjunct Professor Duquesne University School of Pharmacy

Brian J Sidone, PharmD, Director of Pharmacy, Mainline Pharmacy, Residency Program Director

Stephanie Smith Cooney, PharmD, President, Gatti Pharmacy

Materials: PowerPoint slides

Evaluation Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106476


10:10 to 11:40 AM

Quieting Down Opioid Prescribing

Maria Foy, PharmD, BCPS, CPE, Pharmacy Care Coordinator, Palliative Care, Abington Hospital Jefferson Health

Tanya J. Uritsky, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Pain Management and Palliative Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Materials: PowerPoint slides

Evaluation Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106493

 

1:10 to 2:40 PM

Ready for a Trip Around the World: Travel Vaccines in the Community Pharmacy

Megan N Dunlop, PharmD, PGY1 Community Pharmacy Resident, Duquesne University and Mainline Pharmacy

Brian J Sidone, PharmD, Director of Pharmacy, Mainline Pharmacy, Residency Program Director

Materials: PowerPoint slides

Evaluation Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106510

 

1:10 to 2:40 PM

One Error, Two Error, Three Error… No More! Keep Calm and Prevent Medication Errors

Vicky Shah, PharmD, BCPS, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Wilkes University

Steven Kheloussi, PharmD, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Wilkes University

Materials: PowerPoint slides

Evaluation Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106527

 

1:10 to 2:10 PM

Improving Medication Reconciliation Processes: Transitions of Care for the Pharmacy Technician and Pharmacist

Christopher Tanski, PharmD, BCPS, Cardiology Nursing-Unit Based Pharmacist, Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute

Materials: PowerPoint slides, References

Pharmacist Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106748
Technician Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106765


2:20 to 3:20 PM

“Living on a Prayer”: A  Health System Response to the Opioid Epidemic

Nishaminy Kasbekar, BS, PharmD, FASHP, Director of Pharmacy, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Materials: there are no handouts for this session

Evaluation Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106544

 

3 to 4 PM

Keep Calm and Focus on the Evidence for the Management of Diabetes

Nicole Pezzino, PharmD, BCACP, CDE, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Wilkes University

Materials: PowerPoint slides

Evaluation Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106561

 

3:00 to 4:30 PM

Know Pain, Know Gain Pharmacy Patient Counseling Competition 2018

Materials: there are no handouts for this session

Pharmacist Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106782
Technician Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106799



Sunday, January 28


9:00 to 10:00 AM

2018 Overview of Emerging Practices and Opportunities from PPA’s Educational Foundation Grant Research

Materials: PowerPoint slides

Evaluation Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106595

 

10:10 AM to 12:10 PM

Pharmaceutical Poetry 2018: Recent Updates in Clinical Research for the Practicing Pharmacist

Jonathan D. Ference, PharmD, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, Assistant Dean of Assessment & Alumni Affairs, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy

*Assisted by Erika Zarfoss, PharmD Candidate 2019, Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy

Materials: PowerPoint slides

Evaluation Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106612

 

10:10 to 11:10 AM

Developing Your Antipsychotic Injectable Service

Karleen Melody, PharmD, BCACP Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Materials: PowerPoint slides

Evaluation Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106629

 

10:10 AM to 12:10 PM

Guardians of the Opioid Galaxy: Awesome Mix 1

Thomas Franko, PharmD, BCACP, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy

*Assisted by Nikko Bonavoglia and Kayla Hiryak PharmD Candidates 2019, Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy

Materials: PowerPoint slides

Evaluation Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106646


11:20 AM to 12:20 PM

Hit Me With Your Best Shot: Update on Immunizations

Karen Hoang, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, MTM Services, UPMC Health Plan

Materials: PowerPoint slides

Evaluation Survey: http://www.papharmacists.com/surveys/?id=1106663


 

 

 

 

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