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"The Future of Pharmacy: Connect, Collaborate, Care"

January 29 - 31, 2016

Best Western Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center
800 East Park Drive, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17111


Mid-Year Home

Registration

Continuing Education

Special Programming

Student Programming

Hotel
Information


  

Friday January 29, 2016

Saturday January 30, 2016

Sunday January 31, 2016

 

*By invitation only or advance approval

**Advance Registration

+An Additional Fee is Required

Pharmacist CE

Technician & Pharmacist CE

Student Programming

 

 

   

Friday January 29, 2016

 9:00 am - 1:45 pm

 Preparing for the Unexpected - The Community Pharmacist Role in
 Disasters and Public Health Emergencies**

 Steven L. Sheaffer, PharmD & Esther Chernak, MD, MPH

 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

 Pennsylvania Pharmacists Care Network Patient Care Training**

 (Must be enrolled in CMMC)

 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
 Top TIER Meeting*
 10:00 am - 12:00 noon
 Child Abuse Training Presented by YWCA**+
 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
 Health Policy Committee Meeting
 2:10 pm - 3:10 pm

 Digital Health 102: Patient Resources in Pharmacy Practice

 Kyle McCormick, PharmD & Ravi Patel, PharmD

 2:10 pm - 3:10 pm

 Specialty Pharmacy: Community Pharmacists Bridging the Connection

 Between Patients and Treatment for Chronic Hepatitis C

 Ashley Firm, PharmD

 2:10 pm - 3:10 pm
 PPCN/MTM Train the Trainer*
 2:10 pm - 4:10 pm
 Child Abuse Training Presented by YWCA**+
 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
 Coalition of Pharmacy Schools Meeting*
 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
 Faculty Liaison Meeting
 3:20 pm - 4:20 pm

 Precepting: Connect, Collaborate, and Care with Students

 Katherine A. Sulkowski, PharmD

 3:20 pm - 4:20 pm        

 Taking a Stand:  A Look Into the Pennsylvania Naloxone Prescription

 Standing Order for Overdose Prevention

 Christine Jordan, PharmD; Jessica N. Sikora, PharmD & John DeJames, RPh

 3:20 pm - 4:20 pm

 Designer Genes: Pharmacogenomics Testing in Your Pharmacy Practice

 Kristin Hart, PharmD & Luke Berenbrok, PharmD

 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Foundation Board of Directors Meeting
 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

 New Practitioner Programming 

 Ten Years in the Life of a Young Pharamcist - Stephanie Smith Cooney, PharmD

 Financial Planning: Why Should I Care - Mark Bucklaw

 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
 Local/County Association Forum
 4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
 Student Advisory Board Meeting
 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
 Ambassador Meeting
 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

 Conference Kick-off Celebration & Welcome Dinner

 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

 Patient Self-Care and Pharmacy 2016

 (OTC Competition)



Saturday January 30, 2016

 8:00 am - 8:30 am
 Breakfast
 8:30 am - 9:35 am
 Important PPA Announcements
 9:45 am - 11:15 am

 Student Programming:

 Pharmacy Mentoring and Research Projects: A Key Component to Your Pharmacy 

 Career - Katherine A. Sulkowski, PharmD

 Managing Student Loans - Daniel Cieniewicz

 9:45 am - 10:45 am

 New Horizons: Navigating the Changing Tides of Hepatitis C Therapy

 Jennifer Andres, PharmD, BCPS

 9:45 am - 11:15 am

 Specialty Pharmacy: a Matter of Access and Adherence

 Rick Demers, MS, RPh, FASHP & Nishaminy Kasbekar

 9:45 am - 11:15 am

 Collaborative Drug Therapy Management Agreements: Your Ticket to
 Making Connections, Collaboration and Patient Care

 Sarah Krahe Dombrowski, PharmD, BCACP

 9:45 am - 11:45 am
 PPCN Board of Directors
 10:55 am - 11:25 am

 Hepatitis C Medications: Connecting the Dots between Pharmacy and

 Insurance to Improve Patient Care

 Lauren Simko, PharmD

 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
 Lunch
 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

 Pharmacy, Connection and Coordination via electronic Health Information

 Exchange (eHIE)

 Alix Goss

 1:10 pm - 2:40 pm

 Student Programming

 Interviewing 101: May the Odds be Ever in Your Favor - Tom Franko, PharmD,

 BCACP, Vicky Shah, PharmD, Nicole Pezzino, PharmD, Erica Hoot, PharmD

 1:10 pm - 2:40 pm

  Medication Assisted Therapy  (MAT) for Opiate Addiction

 George Downs, PharmD, FCPP; David Barclay, III, MD, FAAFP, FCPP & Robert

 Frankil, RPh

 1:10 pm - 2:40 pm

 IMMUNIZATION CE: Calling the Shots: Incorporating Vaccines for Children
 and Travel into Your Practice

 Nicole Nierste, PharmD & Stephanie Smith Cooney, PharmD

 1:10 pm - 2:40 pm

 Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services: a Focus on

 Effectiveness and Efficiency

 Elizabeth McCartney, PharmD & Gladys Dueñas, PharmD, BCACP

 1:10 pm - 2:40 pm

 Come Together Right Now: Connecting Lipid Guidelines with Novel

 Non-Statin Therapies

 Kim Carter, PharmD, BCACP

 1:10 pm - 4:00 pm  PPCN Research Collaborative*
 1:10 pm - 4:00 pm
 PPCN Mentor Collaborative*
 2:10 pm - 2:40 pm

 Independent Pharmacy Ownership

 Greg Drew and Darrin Silbaugh

 2:50 pm - 4:20 pm

 Know Pain, Know Gain Pharmacy Patient

 Counseling Competition 2016

 2:50 pm - 4:20 pm

 Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment  (SBIRT) for 

 Substance Use Disorder Patients

 George Downs, PharmD, FCPP & James D. Plumb, MD, MPH, FCPP

 2:50 pm - 3:50 pm

 Pharmacy Safety, Security and Current Trends of Prescription Drug Abuse

 Ed Cartwright

 2:50 pm - 3:50 pm

 Don’t Give up Hope! Emerging Approaches to Managing Poorly Controlled 

 Diabetes

 Laney Jones, PharmD, MPH

 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
 Independent Owners Forum
 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
 Health System Forum
 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
 New Practitioner Forum
 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
 Beer & Banter and Poster Presentations
 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
 Dessert Reception

 

Sunday January 31, 2016

 8:15 am - 9:30 am      
The Foundation's Sunnyside Up Breakfast
 9:40 am
 PPA Board of Directors Meeting
 9:40 am - 11:10 am

 Student Programming

 CV Building Workship - Katherine A. Sulkowski, PharmD

 Naxolone Use in the Overdose Patient - Melissa Shiner

 9:40 am - 11:10 am

 PATIENT SAFETY CE: “One Does Not Simply Walk” out of the Hospital:

 Community Pharmacy Collaborating to Ensure Safe Transitions of Care

 Gale Garmong, PharmD & Rob Maher, Jr., PharmD, CGP

 9:40 am - 11:10 am

 Pharmaceutical Poetry 2016: Recent Updates in Clinical Research for the

 Practicing Pharmacist

 Jon Ference, PharmD, Luke A. Zack, & Stephen M. Olshemski



 

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