Schedule

The Midwest Pharmacy Expo provides a full weekend of high quality live continuing education for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and student pharmacists. Content typically has a clinical focus that tries to meet the diverse needs of the profession's many practice settings. For 2019, pharmacy technician programming will be fully integrated into the full Expo schedule.

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* - accredited for both pharmacist and pharmacy technician CPE

Friday, February 8, 2019
Clinically Intensive Workshops
0.65 CEUs/6.5 Hrs CPE for pharmacists

7:30 a.m. Registration Opens
8:30 a.m. Welcome
8:45 a.m. Biostatistics and Trial Design: An Interactive Review for Pharmacists
10:45 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Chronic Care Management Part I: Infectious Disease
12:30 p.m. Lunch & Networking (Lunch is provided)
1:30 p.m. Pitfalls and Pearls: Interpreting Common Labs in Clinical Practice
3:00 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. Chronic Care Management Part II: Cardiology
5:00 p.m. Wrap-up and Adjourn

Saturday, February 9, 2019

0.625 CEUs/6.25 Hrs CPE for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians
6:30 a.m. Registration Opens
7:00 a.m. Industry Symposium Breakfast 
8:30 a.m. Welcome
8:45 a.m.  Keynote: “Re-igniting from Professional Burnout: Assess, Prevent and Reverse the Syndrome” by Paul Radde *
10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. SESSION 1
Continuity of Care Track
Peri-operative Medication Management: Focus on Anticoagulation

Professionalism Track
Keeping Up with the Studies: The Challenge of Staying Current in Pharmacy *

Provider Readiness Track
Advancing Care with Point of Care Testing

Hot Topics Track
Troubleshooting USP 800 and Handling of Hazardous Meds: Key Issues in the Hospital *
11:15 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. SESSION 2
Continuity of Care Track
Case-based Challenges in Hospital Medicine

Professionalism Track
Rx: Inoculate from Burnout *

Provider Readiness Track
Give it Your Best Shot: Maximizing Immunizations in Your Patients 

Hot Topics Track
USP 800: Drugs of Concern in the Community Pharmacy *
12:30 p.m. Lunch and Exhibit Hall
2:00 p.m. SESSION 3
Continuity of Care Track
Taking the “Pain” out of Inpatient Pain Management

Professionalism Track
Mentors: The Importance of Having One and Being One *

Provider Readiness Track
8 Things I Never Wanted to Learn About Diabetes

Hot Topics Track
Having Difficult Conversations with Patients *
3:00 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. SESSION 4
Continuity of Care Track
Critical Care: Updates for the Non-ICU Pharmacist

Professionalism Track
Medication Errors: Combat the Impact of Stress *

Provider Readiness Track
8 Things I Never Wanted to Learn About Diabetes

Hot Topics Track
Medical Cannabis Status Update *
4:15 p.m. Break
4:30 p.m. SESSION 5
Continuity of Care Track
Partnering for Success: How Community Pharmacists can Reduce Hospital Readmissions *

Professionalism Track
Setting Boundaries & Saying NO - Nicely *

Provider Readiness Track
Time to Deprescribe: When Less is More

Hot Topics Track
On the Front Lines: Impacting Outcomes in Mental Health
5:30 p.m. Adjourn
5:45 p.m. Political Leadership Reception (Ticket required)

Sunday, February 10, 2019
0.4 CEUs/4.0 Hrs CPE for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians
6:30 a.m. Registration
7:00 a.m. Industry Symposium Breakfast 
8:00 a.m.  New Drug Update *
9:30 a.m. Break
9:45 a.m.  Electronic Messaging: Staying HIPAA Compliant *
10:45 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Gamechangers in Pharmacy: 2018 *
12:30 p.m. Adjourn