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VPhA 137th Annual Convention

September 7 - September 9

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Friday, September 7, 2018

7:00am – 5:00pm Registration
7:30am -9:00am Continental Breakfast
7:30am – 7:45am Welcome Christina Barrille, VPhA Executive Director
7:45am – 9:15am A Deep Dive into DIR fees
UAN #: 0278-0000-18-013-L04-PUAN #: 0278-0000-18-013-L04-T1.5 Credit Hours; 0.15 CEUType: Knowledge-basedCategory: General

At the competition of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Understanding the historical federal legislative and regulatory framework around DIR fees, and more specifically pharmacy DIR fees
  •  Identifying the various types of pharmacy DIR fees and terminology for pharmacy DIR fees and other retroactive fees
  • Assessing the impact of pharmacy DIR fees on plan sponsors, the government, and consumers
  • Recognizing business solutions that can help a pharmacy reduce the impact of DIR fees
 

Kala Shankle, J.D. Director of Policy and Regulatory Affairs, National Community Pharmacists Association

 

9:15am – 10:15am Journey to a resilient and thinking pharmacy workforce

UAN #: 0278-0000-18-018-L04-P

UAN #: 0278-0000-18-018-L04-T

 

1.0 Credit Hours; 0.1 CEU

Type: Knowledge-based

Category: General

At the competition of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Explain why clinician burnout is a patient care and healthcare workforce problem that needs addressing
  • Describe the National Academy of Medicine Clinician Well-Being and Resilience Action Collaborative
  • Identify strategies to impact well-being and resilience in pharmacists, pharmacy residents, student pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians.
 

Janet Silvester, Pharm.D., M.B.A., FASHP Vice President of Accreditation Services, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

10:15am – 10:30am Break  
10:30am – 12:00pm The Top Ten Things Pharmacists Must Know Before Filling Veterinary Prescriptions

UAN #: 0278-0000-18-019-L04-P

UAN #: 0278-0000-18-019-L04-T

 

1.5 Credit Hours; 0.15 CEU

Type: Knowledge-based

Category: General

At the competition of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify information resources most useful to community pharmacists when filling prescriptions for animal patients
  • Recognize the overarching principles of veterinary drug laws and regulations
  • Describe the impact of species-specific vital signs, metabolic capacity, gastrointestinal physiology, and dietary habit on drug disposition in animals
  • Review the most common veterinary-only drugs
  • List most common dispensing errors on veterinary prescriptions
 

Gigi Davidson, BSPharm, DICVP, Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services, NC State of University College of Veterinary Medicine

12:00pm -1:30pm Lunch on Your Own  
12:00pm – 1:30pm Past Presidents’ Luncheon (invite only)
12:00pm – 1:30pm Auxiliary Business Meeting and Luncheon (Auxilary members only)
1:30pm –3:00pm Immunization update

UAN #: 0278-0000-18-016-L06-P

UAN #: 0278-0000-18-016-L06-T

 

1.5 Credit Hours; 0.15 CEU

Type: Knowledge-based

Category: Immunizations

At the competition of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify updated 2018 recommendations for specific vaccine use
  • Recognize disease risk in certain populations
  • Recognize the rational for providing vaccinations in a pharmacy
Dennis Stanley, RPh, Publix Pharmacy
3:00pm – 3:30pm Break
3:30pm – 5:00pm Virginia Board of Pharmacy Law Update

UAN #: 0278-0000-18-014-L03-P

UAN #: 0278-0000-18-014-L03-T

 

1.5 Credit Hours; 0.15 CEU

Type: Knowledge-based

Category: Law related to Pharmacy Practice

At the competition of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Summarize select pharmacy-related bills passed by the 2018 General Assembly
  • Describe recent Board of Pharmacy action related to regulations and board guidance
  • Review ongoing and upcoming projects related to pharmaceutical processors, e-prescribing, routine pharmacy inspections, and PMP-related subjects
Caroline Juran, RPh, Executive Director, Virginia Board of Pharmacy
5:00pm – 6:00pm VCU School of Pharmacy Alumni & Friends Reception
6:00pm – 8:00pm Exhibit Hall Opening Reception
 

Saturday, September 8, 2018

7:00am – 5:00pm Registration
7:00am – 9:00am Breakfast
8:00am – 10:00am NASPA/NMA Student Pharmacist Self-care Competition

UAN #: 0278-0000-18-025-L04-P

UAN #: 0278-0000-18-025-L04-T

 

2.0 Credit Hours; 0.2 CEU

Type: Knowledge-based

Category: General

 

At the competition of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify and explain aspects of the effective and safe practice of pharmacy self-care treatments
  • Describe at least two over the counter and prescription medication interactions that pharmacists and pharmacy technicians should be aware of
  • List three OTC medications and their use. Pharmacists should identify counseling points for each of three OTC medications
10:00am – 11:30am Practical Dispensing and Dosing Considerations for Medical Cannabinoids

UAN #: 0278-0000-18-021-L04-P

UAN#: 0278-0000-18-021-L04-T

 

1.5 Credit Hours, 0.15 CEU

Type: Knowledge-based

Category: General

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the unique challenges and opportunities for pharmacists in the medical cannabis industry
  • Discuss the health benefits and possible side effects for patients using medical cannabinoids for health-related conditions
  • Discuss information important for Pharmacist/Patient first time consultations
  • “Cannabis Pharmacist” – A day in the life
  • Recognize the US states where a pharmacist mandate is required.  Describe the differences between a pharmacist run vs a non-pharmacist run medical cannabis dispensary
Joseph Freidman, RPh, MBA CEO PDI Medical, Professional Dispensaries of Illinois
11:30am – 1:30pm Exhibit Hall Open
12:00pm – 1:30pm Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
1:30pm-3:00pm Technician Continuing Education Session:
Mitigating Diversion and Dispensing NaloxoneUAN #: 0278-0000-18-023-L04-T1.5 Credit Hours; 0.15 CEUType: Knowledge-basedCategory: General

 

At the competition of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe red flags associated with suspicious prescriptions
  • Explain the importance of reviewing PMP reports and process for becoming a pharmacist’s delegate
  • Describe how the Department of Health Professions uses PMP data to identify indiscriminate dispensing patterns
  • Discuss methods to reduce internal theft or loss of drugs
  • Explain the value of dispensing naloxone and different methods for how it can be dispensed
VPhA Academy of Pharmacy Technicians (VPhA-APT)

Caroline Juran, RPh, Executive Director, Virginia Board of Pharmacy

 

Ellen Shinaberry, Deputy Executive DirectorVirginia Board of Pharmacy 

 

1:30pm – 3:00pm Dementia: Types, Stages, and Sleep Disturbances

UAN #: 0278-0000-18-015-L04-P

UAN #: 0278-0000-18-015-L04-T

 

1.5 Credit Hours; 0.15 CEU

Type: Knowledge-based

Category: General

 

At the competition of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast different types of dementia
  • Differentiate between stages of dementia
  • Evaluate the role of acetylcholinesterase inhibitors and NMDA receptor antagonists based on stage of dementia
  • Analyze risks and benefits of medications used to treat sleep disturbances in dementia
  • Identify different types of dementia
  • List medications used to treat each stage of dementia
  • Recognize sleep disturbances and medications used to treat sleep disturbances in dementia
Ericka Crouse, PharmD, BCPP, BCGP, FASHP, FASCP Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy
3:00pm – 3:30pm Break
3:30pm – 5:30pm General Membership Meeting
6:00pm – 7:00pm President’s Reception
In Honor of, 2018-19 VPhA President
7:00pm – 9:00pm 137th VPhA Banquet
9:30pm – 11:30pm Academy of New & Future Practitioners Night on the Town
All Convention Attendees Invited!

Sunday, September 9, 2018

7:00am – 12:00pm Registration Open  
7:00am – 8:00am Prayer Breakfast Presented by Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International
7:00am – 9:00am Continental Breakfast  
7:30am – 6:00pm APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery – A Certificate Program for Pharmacists
(8.0 Hr CE for Pharmacists)Separate registration required
Presented by the VPhA Foundation

Sharon Gatewood, Pharm D. Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy

Dennis Stanley, RPh, Publix Pharmacy

8:00am – 10:00am New Drug Update

UAN #: 0278-0000-18-017-L04-P

UAN #: 0278-0000-18-017-L04-T

 

2.0 Credit Hours; 0.2 CEU

Type: Knowledge-based

Category: General

At the competition 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 2018
  • Discuss relevant indications, efficacy, pharmcokinectics, safety, and dosing of new drugs
  • Discuss how the new drugs differ from 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, Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy, Shenandoah University

 

10:00am – 11:00am Continuing Education Session AIP:
The “How To” of Chronic Care Management: Implementing A Team-Based Care Model for Improved Patient Outcomes and Your Local PracticeUAN #: 0278-0000-18-024-L04-PUAN #: 0278-0000-18-024-L04-T1.0 Credit Hours; 0.1 CEUType: Knowledge-based

Category: General

At the competition of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Understand what Chronic Care Management (CCM) services are and how pharmacists can play a role in the service
  • Explain the strategy options and steps for collaborating and implementing a CCM program utilizing the Implementation Guide
  • Provide engaging examples of successful trials utilizing a collaborative trial between a primary provider and community pharmacist.
VPhA Academy of Independent Pharmacists (VPhA-AIP)

Cynthia L. W. Warriner, BS, RPh, CDE, Pharmacist Consultant-Health Quality Innovators

10:00am- 11:00am The Current State of Biosimilars: A focus on the background, utilization, and post-surveillance initiatives currently ongoing in the United States

UAN #: 0278-0000-18-022-L04-P

UAN #: 0278-0000-18-022-L04-T

 

1.0 Credit Hours; 0.1 CEU

Type: Knowledge-based

Category: General

At the competition of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the current biosimilar marketplace and how it compared with the generic drug uptake in the United States.
  • Explain the limitations of clinical trial data in supporting real world clinical and economic decision making.
  • Describe what post-marketing data are needed to assess biosimilar safety and efficacy and initiatives that have been created to study these issues.
Mark Cziraky, PharmD, CLS Vice President of Research HealthCore
11:00am- 12:00pm Continuing Education Session AIP:
Your Pharmacy, Your Profit: Understanding “The Big Three” and What Makes Your Business TickUAN #: 0278-0000-18-026-L04-PUAN #: 0278-0000-18-026-L04-T1.0 Credit Hours; 0.10 CEUType: Knowledge-based

Category: General

At the competition of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • What are the “Big Three” affecting a pharmacy’s P & L
  • How to effectively manage “The Big Three”
  • Ways to Maximize Reimbursement.
VPhA Academy of Independent Pharmacists (VPhA-AIP)

Scott Podolan, RPh
Pharmacy Business Coach-AmerisourceBergen

11:00am – 12:00pm Pharmacist’s Role in Suicide Prevention

UAN #: 0278-0000-18-020-L04-P

UAN #: 0278-0000-18-020-L04-T

 

1.0 Credit Hours; 0.10 CEU

Type: Knowledge-based

Category: General

At the competition of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify a set of interactive questions to discuss with a patient to assist in determining if they are considering self-harm
  • Develop the confidence to continue an interactive discussion if the patient is deemed to be at risk of suicide
  • Understand a menu of options to discuss with patients regarding dealing effectively with suicidal thoughts, including connecting with mental health professionals.
Jerry McKee, Pharm.D., M.S., BCPP Clinical Pharmacy Specialist-Psychiatry Woodbridge Hospital
12:00pm – 1:00pm VPhA-AIP General Membership Meeting & Lunch
12:00pm Adjourn

Fees


Hotel Information


Norfolk Waterside Marriott

235 E Main St
Norfolk, Virginia 23410


Marriott hotel is offering you a special group rate of

119 USD per night
Discounted self parking $15/day/car plus tax, includes in/out access

Room block closes August 6, 2018.To Make a Reservation: Call 1-800-874-0264 and specify that you’re with the Virginia Pharmacists Association.

Intended Audience

This event was designed specifically for pharmacist and pharmacy technicians.

CPE Credit Information

The Virginia Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Faculty Disclosure Statements

All faculty included in the activities listed have indicated that they do not have conflicts of interest, nor do they have financial relationship with a commercial interest related to their respective presentation

Education Planning and Application

Topics selected for the VPhA 137th Annual Convention were developed by the VPhA Meetings and Education Committee based upon input from surveys and evaluations from attendees at the 2017 Annual Convention.  Additional input was obtained from the various specialty sections of VPhA, the VPhA Board of Directors, and from review of surveys of other state associations of their members’ needs.  The VPhA Meetings and Education Committee utilized contemporary literature search to determine the level of education and educational gaps of members in order to design specific topics and learning objectives.

Details

Start:
September 7
End:
September 9
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