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p - accredited for pharmacist CPE; t - accredited for pharmacy technician CPE

Friday, February 16, 2018
Clinically Intensive Workshops

8:45 a.m. Biostatistics and Trial Design: An Interactive Primer for Pharmacists (p)
11:00 a.m. Chronic Care Mgmt Part I: Mental Health, Cardiology, Endocrinology (p)
1:30 p.m. Chronic Care Mgmt Part II: COPD/Asthma & Oral Chemotherapy (p)
3:30 p.m. Physical Assessment: A Refresher for Pharmacists (p)

Saturday, February 17, 2018
9:00 a.m.  Keynote: “The Need for Advanced Clinical Decision Support Systems for the Management of Patients with Polypharmacy” by Jacques Turgeon (p/t)
10:15 a.m. SESSION 1
USP <800>: Pearls for Implementation (p/t)
Potential Perils of PPIs: Risks, Misuse, and Deprescribing (p)
Aspirin: Who Needs It? (p)
Medication Management with Celiac Disease: Pearls for Technicians (t)
11:30 a.m. SESSION 2
Contraception: A Pharmacist’s Guide to Prescribing (p)
Nutrient Depletion: How to Answer Patient Questions (p/t)
Anticoagulation: The Do’s and Don’ts of Bridge Therapy (p)
Quest for the Ideal Anticoagulant: A Patient-centered Approach to Treatment (t)
2:00 p.m. SESSION 3
Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing: Hype or Hope? (p/t)
Pain Management Strategies: Alternatives to Opioids (p)
Heart Failure Guideline Update (p)
Build a Better Pharmacy Team with Training and Mentoring (t)
3:15 p.m. SESSION 4
Medical Cannabis: The Pharmacist’s Perspective (p/t)
CMS Rules for Participation/LTC Regulations: What You Need to Know (p)
Hypertension: What’s Your Goal (p)
L to Z: Tick and Mosquito Borne Diseases (t)
4:30 p.m. SESSION 5
Biosimilars: Challenges and Opportunities  (p)
Breaking the Trend: Helping Patients Manage Fall Risk (p/t)
Dyslipidemia Treatment: Hybridizing Clinical Practice (p)
Common Drug Interactions: A Practical Review for Pharmacy Technicians (t)

Sunday, February 18, 2018
8:00 a.m.  New Drug Update (p/t)
9:45 a.m.  Pharmacist’s Liability in the 21st Century (p/t)
11:30 a.m. Gamechangers in Pharmacy: 2017 (p/t)