Make sure to mark your calendar for our Spring Fling event. Spring Fling provides pharmacists and pharmacy techinicians with the chance to earn up to seven CE credits in a single day!
Registration is Now Open!!
Saturday April 14, 2018
7:00AM-8:00AM Continental Breakfast
8:00AM-10:00AM Stroke Prevention: A New Hope
Come and learn how to identify the signs and symptoms of a stroke and discover if you or a loved one are at risk for its occurrence. Learn what your pharmacologic treatment options are for prevention and apply your knowledge towards patient cases by deciding on the appropriate therapy.
10:00AM-11:30AM From Discover to Dispensing: The Journey of A New Drug
Ever wonder how that product being dispensed got to your pharmacy. For every 10,000 drug compounds evaluated, only one will make it to the pharmacy shelf. The background work to make the drug a dispensable product and the cost to develop it is rarely considered. Not more than a century ago, there were no requirements that a product prove its safety and efficacy, or even reveal its ingredients. Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has very rigorous procedures for determining whether a drug is safe and effective. This activity provides an overview of the long drug development process, the time and resources of getting a drug from discovery to dispensing.
12:30PM-2:30PM Understanding The "Opioid Crisis" and Medication Assisted Treatment
In the United States, drug overdoses are the leading cause of accidental death. Opioid abuse and overdose are a significant public health problem and the "opioid crisis" has been declared a Public Health Emergency. The majority of individuals with opioid use disorder do not receive treatment and only a small percentage of those that do, receive evidenced based treatment. Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) has been shown to reduce illicit drug use and promote recovery however MAT is underutilized.
2:30PM-4:00PM 2018 Update on The Opioid Crisis & Its Effect on Your Practice
In recent years, the practice of pharmacy has been the subject of an assortment of new regulations. Additionally, new enforcement trends have developed. It is important for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to understand these new regulations and trends, and to implement good practices to avoid liabilities. This program will explore those ideas in depth and more.