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Virtual 139th Annual Convention

July 31 @ 11:45 am - August 1 @ 4:30 pm

*Registration for this event is now closed.  

 

You’re invited to attend VPhA’s VIRTUAL 139th Annual Convention where pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and student pharmacists from the surrounding regions convene, learn, network and engage with colleagues and peers! We hope you will join us for this convention with tons of opportunities to broaden your knowledge in the pharmacy profession.

Draft Agenda

Friday, July 31, 2020

7:45AM – 8:45 AM Stimulant Use Disorder
UAN #: 0278-0000-20-027-L08-P/T
1.0 Credit Hours; 0.1 CEU
Type: Knowledge
Category: Pain Management
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
-Recognize the various stimulants that are misused, and recent treads regarding their misuse.
-Describe the treatment approaches utilized by medical and mental health professionals to treatment clients with stimulant use disorder
Paul Brasler, MA, MSW
Behavioral Health Addiction Specialist
Department of Medical Assistance Services
9:00AM – 10:00AM

 

Substance Use Disorder: Cultural Humility & LGBTQ+ Communities
UAN #: 0278-0000-20-028-L08-P/T
1.0 Credit Hours; 0.1 CEU
Type: Knowledge
Category: Pain Management
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
-Explain stigma and some of the ways it manifests
-Describe the specific needs of various cultural groups
-Describe the specific needs of the various LGBTQ+ communities
Paul Brasler, MA, MSW
Behavioral Health Addiction Specialist
Department of Medical Assistance Services
10:15AM – 11:45AM Immunization Update
UAN #: 0278-0000-20-029-L06-P/T
1.5 Credit Hours; 0.15 CEU
Type: Knowledge
Category: Immunizations
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
-Describe the most current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) immunization schedule and recommendations summarizing recent updates.
-Apply recent ACIP immunization schedule and recommendations to practice.
-Evaluate recent updates or changes that impact the delivery of immunization services.
-Identify current and future controversies and opportunities that may influence immunization services including COVID-19 vaccine.
Kelly Goode, PharmD, BCPS, FAPhA, FCCP
Professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science
Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Pharmacy
12:00PM – 1:30PM Board of Pharmacy Update
UAN #: 0278-0000-20-030-L03-P/T
1.5 Credit Hours; 0.1 CEU
Type: Knowledge
Category: Law Related to Pharmacy Practice
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
-Summarize select pharmacy-related bills passed by the 2020 General Assembly
-Describe recent action affecting Board regulations and guidance documents
-Summarize the status of the pharmaceutical processor program
Caroline Juran, RPh
Executive Director, Virginia Board of Pharmacy

Saturday, August 1, 2020

7:45AM – 9:15AM

 

New Drug Update
UAN #: 0278-0000-20-031-L01-P/T
1.5 Credit Hours; 0.15 CEU
Type: Knowledge
Category: Disease State Management/Drug Therapy
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
-Identify the new drugs approved by the FDA that are most clinically relevant to general practice in 2020
-Discuss relevant indications, efficacy, pharmacokinetics, safety, and dosing of the new drugs
-Compare and contrast the new drugs with existing drugs on the market
-Determine how to best incorporate the new drugs into clinical practice using a case-based format
Mark Johnson, PharmD, BCPS
Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Director of Postgraduate Education, Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy, Shenandoah University
9:30AM – 11:00AM

 

Hormonal Contraception: A Review for Pharmacists and Technicians
UAN #: 0278-0000-20-032-L01-P/T
1.5 Credit Hours; 0.15 CEU
Type: Knowledge
Category: Disease State Management/Drug Therapy
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
-Identify the advantages and disadvantages between hormonal contraceptive therapy (HCT) options
-Discuss the management of side effects and appropriate monitoring for potential adverse effects of HCT
-Use the US Medical Eligibility Criteria to identify and recommend HCT to a patient
-Review key counseling points for patients to use HCT appropriately and safely
Lauren Lakdawala, PharmD, BCACP
Clinical Coordinator Pharmacist
Johns Hopkins Outpatient Pharmacy
11:15AM – 12:15PM Pharmacists on the Front Lines: Management of Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics
UAN #: 0278-0000-20-033-L01-P/T
1.0 Credit Hours; 0.1 CEU
Type: Knowledge
Category: Disease State Management/Drug Therapy
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
-Explain the role of long-acting injectable antipsychotics in the treatment of psychiatric disorders
-Describe dosing, dosing adjustments, and oral overlap strategies for long-acting injectable antipsychotics
-Review appropriate storage, reconstitution, and administration techniques for long-acting injectable anti-psychotics
-Define the role of pharmacists in managing long acting injectable antipsychotic therapy
Ericka Crouse, PharmD, BCPP, BCGP, FASHP, FASCP
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science, Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Pharmacy
12:30PM – 1:30PM The Medicine Wagon Show
UAN #: 0278-0000-20-034-L04-P/T
1.0 Credit Hours; 0.1 CEU
Type: Knowledge
Category: General Pharmacy
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
-Trace the history of patent medicines and nostrums from about the 1870’s into the 1930’s when traveling Medicine Shows were most prevalent in the United States.
-Explore the evolution of medicines before and after U.S. laws were enacted (with important dates highlighted) to ensure drug purity, safety, and efficacy.
-Describe social conditions leading to laws controlling opioids and other narcotic or dangerous drugs.
-Stress the important positive role that pharmacists play in helping patients make wise choices regarding use of medicines and health care.
Al Schalow, Pharmacist

*All objectives listed are for pharmacists.  Pharmacy Technician objectives can be found on LecturePanda.

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July 31 @ 11:45 am
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August 1 @ 4:30 pm
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