ICHP 2017

LAUNCH INNOVATION IN PHARMACY
http://ichpnet.org/events/annual_meeting
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Schedule

  • 14 September
  • 15 September
  • 16 September

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

08:00 AM 08:45 AM

ICHP REGISTRATION DESK HOURS

08:00 AM 06:15 PM

PAC - Spin to Win

08:00 AM 06:15 PM

PATIENT SAFETY

08:45 AM 09:45 AM

AMBULATORY CARE

08:45 AM 09:45 AM

LEADERSHIP

08:45 AM 09:45 AM

PHARMACY PRACTICE

08:45 AM 09:45 AM

READY TO LAUNCH: ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP FOR ALL

10:00 AM 11:15 AM

Alan  Gross, Pharm.D., BCPS-AQ ID

Margaret Heger, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCPPS

Jennifer Pisano, MD

Radhika S.  Polisetty, Pharm.D., BCPS AQ-ID, AAHIVP

Lucas Schulz, Pharm.D., BCPS (AQ-ID)

PAST PRESIDENTS' LUNCH

11:30 AM 01:00 PM

LUNCH SYMPOSIUM

11:30 AM 12:00 PM

Reducing Hospital Re-admissions in Heart Failure: Pharmacy’s Pivotal Role

12:00 PM 01:00 PM

Michael Bottorff, Pharm.D., FCCP, FNLA, CLS

Advancing Innovation in Pharmacy Practice: Working at the Top of Our Licenses

01:10 PM 03:00 PM

Alex J. Adams, Pharm.D., MPH

Despina Kotis, Pharm.D., FASHP

Michael A. Mone, BS Pharm, JD

Exhibit Program

03:00 PM 04:00 PM

ICHP Best Practice Award winner

03:00 PM 04:00 PM

Show Me the Money! Approaches to Cost Savings and Revenue Generating Initiatives

04:30 PM 05:15 PM

Jason Orr, Pharm.D., MBA

Sara Stahle, Pharm.D., BCPS

Pain Stewardship: Implementing an Institutional Approach to Pain Management

04:30 PM 05:30 PM

Randall Knoebel, Pharm.D., BCOP

Lean into Pharmacy Process Improvement - Six Sigma/Lean Tools for Everyday Use

05:15 PM 06:00 PM

Zahra  Khudeira, Pharm.D., MA, BCPS, CPPS

Kristi Stice, Pharm.D., BCPS

What’s Going on in Anesthesia: Practice Updates

05:15 PM 06:15 PM

Julie Golembiewski, Pharm.D., FASHP

MEMBERSHIP SPOTLIGHT RECEPTION

06:00 PM 07:00 PM

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

07:00 AM 08:00 AM

ICHP REGISTRATION DESK HOURS

07:00 AM 06:00 PM

PAC Spin to Win

07:00 AM 06:00 PM

ASHP RESIDENCY PROGRAM DESIGN & CONDUCT WORKSHOP (RPDC)

08:00 AM 05:30 PM

David Warner, Pharm.D.

Transitioning to a New Era: The Role of Pharmacy in Transitions of Care

08:00 AM 10:00 AM

Amina Ghalyoun, PharmD

Milena McLaughlin, Pharm.D., MSc., BCPS-AQ ID, AAHIVP

Amulya Murthy, PharmD, BCACP

REVERSE EXHIBIT (by invitation only)

08:00 AM 10:00 AM

EXHIBIT PROGRAM & BREAK

10:00 AM 12:00 PM

ICHP Best Practice Award Winner

10:00 AM 12:00 PM

LUNCH & TOWN HALL MEETING

12:00 PM 01:15 PM

Standardize 4 Safety: Concentrating on Concentrations

01:30 PM 02:30 PM

Deborah Pasko, Pharm.D., MHA

DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR MEDICATIONS ARE COMING FROM? THE FDA WANTS TO KNOW!

02:30 PM 03:30 PM

Uyi Osaghae, Pharm.D. Candidate

Joseph P. Simon, Pharm.D.

Correy Williams, BS

Connie Yan, Pharm.D.

HIV 30 Years Later: Where We Were and Where We're Going

02:30 PM 03:30 PM

Renata Smith, Pharm.D., AAHIVP

BREAK

03:30 PM 03:45 PM

Optimizing Medication Distribution Using Automated Dispensing Cabinets

03:45 PM 04:30 PM

Anthony Scott, Pharm.D.

PCSK9 Inhibitors: Innovation or Reservation?

03:45 PM 04:30 PM

Erika Hellenbart, Pharm.D., BCPS

INFORMATICS PEARLS 2017

04:30 PM 05:30 PM

Arturo R. Aguirre, Pharm.D.

Michelle Geurink, R.Ph.

Sarah Seward, PharmD

Biosimilars: Is the Future Safer, More Cost-effective, and Efficacious?

04:30 PM 05:30 PM

Daniel Wojenski, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCOP

PRESIDENT'S DINNER (invitation only)

07:00 PM 09:30 PM

ICHP REGISTRATION DESK HOURS

07:00 AM 03:15 PM

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

07:00 AM 08:00 AM

PAC Spin to Win

07:00 AM 03:15 PM

Medication Safety - Best Practices and Tips to Prevent Errors

08:00 AM 09:15 AM

Alan Mancini, R.Ph.

RESIDENCY PROJECT PEARLS 2017

08:00 AM 09:15 AM

Lindsey Hodgen, PharmD

Jiajun Liu, PharmD

Luke Piarowski, PharmD

The Vibrant Shuffle on the Path to a Residency: Getting the Inside Look at the Process and People Involved

08:00 AM 11:30 AM

Jennifer H. Austin-Szwak, PharmD

Noelle Chapman, PharmD, BCPS

Christopher W. Crank, PharmD, MS, BCPS, AQ ID

Nora Flint, PhrmD, FASHP, BCPS

Carol Heunisch, PharmD, BCPS

Bernice Man, PharmD

Molly L. Rockstad, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP

Tian Sun, PharmD

Susan R. Winkler, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP

BREAK

09:15 AM 09:30 AM

An Innovative Role for Technicians to Positively Impact the Accuracy of Patient Medication Lists Prior to Admission

09:30 AM 10:30 AM

Amanda Bentley, CPhT

Jennifer Ratliff, RPh, BCPS

The Challenges of C. Difficile and Antimicrobial-resistant Gram-negative Infections: Opportunities to Re-evaluate Current Management Approaches

09:30 AM 11:30 AM

Debra A. Goff, PharmD, FCCP

James S. Lewis II, PharmD, FIDSA

The ABCs of USP: Understanding 800

10:30 AM 11:30 AM

Katherine Gauen, PharmD

LUNCH & AWARDS PROGRAM

11:30 AM 01:00 PM

RESIDENCY SHOWCASE

01:00 PM 03:00 PM

What Would You Do? Scenarios in Pharmacy Law

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Scott A. Meyers, RPh, MS, FASHP

Jim Owen

Kathryn  Schultz, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP

Are You Ready for Provider Status?

02:00 PM 03:00 PM

Margaret B. Allison, PharmD

Christopher W. Crank, PharmD, MS, BCPS, AQ ID

Mary Ann Kliethermes, BS, PharmD, FAPhA

Scott A. Meyers, RPh, MS, FASHP

Sponsors

Exhibitors

Speakers

Alex J. Adams, Pharm.D., MPH

Executive Director
Idaho State Board of Pharmacy
Link to Keynote Speaker Bio
Alex Adams, PharmD, MPH, is Executive Director of the Idaho State Board of Pharmacy. In this capacity, his primary role is to promote, preserve and protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public by and through the effective control and regulation of the practice of pharmacy in the state of Idaho. Prior to this, he served as Vice President of Pharmacy Programs at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS), a Washington, DC-area trade association that represents 40,000 pharmacies in the United States. Dr. Adams received his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the University of Toledo, graduating as class valedictorian. He received his Masters of Public Health degree from Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Adams was honored with the Albert B. Prescott Pharmacy Leadership Award in 2015. Dr. Adams has been Executive Director of the Board of Pharmacy since August of 2015.

14 September

Arturo R. Aguirre, Pharm.D.

Clinical Pharmacist
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

15 September

Margaret B. Allison, PharmD

Clinical Pharmacist , Anticoagulation
University of Chicago Medicine

16 September

Jennifer H. Austin-Szwak, PharmD

Clinical Pharmacist Specialist in Internal Medicine
University of Chicago Medicine

16 September

Amanda Bentley, CPhT

Pharmacy Technician Specialist
Memorial Medical Center

16 September

Michael Bottorff, Pharm.D., FCCP, FNLA, CLS

Professor and Chair Department of Pharmacy Practice
Manchester College of Pharmacy

14 September

Noelle Chapman, PharmD, BCPS

Pharmacy Manager Residency Coordinator
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

16 September

Christopher W. Crank, PharmD, MS, BCPS, AQ ID

Director of Pharmacy Services
Rush Copley Medical Center

16 September

16 September

Nora Flint, PhrmD, FASHP, BCPS

Associate Corporate Director; Director, Pharmacy Practice Residency Department of Pharmacy
Rush University  Medical Center

16 September

Katherine Gauen, PharmD

PGY-2 Pharmacy Administration Resident
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

16 September

Michelle Geurink, R.Ph.

Pharmacy Informatics Specialist
OSF HealthCare

15 September

Amina Ghalyoun, PharmD

Transitions of Care Pharmacist
Sinai Health System

15 September

Debra A. Goff, PharmD, FCCP

Clinical Associate Professor; Infectious Disease Specialist
The Ohio State University Medical Center

16 September

Julie Golembiewski, Pharm.D., FASHP

Clinical Pharmacist, Anesthesia/Pain
University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System

14 September

Alan Gross, Pharm.D., BCPS-AQ ID

Clinical Assistant Professor; Infectious Diseases Pharmacist
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy; University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System

14 September

Margaret Heger, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCPPS

Pediatric Infectious Disease Pharmacotherapist; PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency Program Director
Children's Hospital of Illinois

14 September

Erika Hellenbart, Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical Assistant Professor; Clinical Pharmacist
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy; University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System

15 September

Carol Heunisch, PharmD, BCPS

Senior Pharmacy Manager
NorthShore University HealthSystem-Skokie Hospital

16 September

Lindsey Hodgen, PharmD

PGY-2 Hematology/Oncology Resident
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
(Former PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident)

16 September

Travis Hunerdosse, PharmD

Director, Specialty Pharmacy
Northestern Medicine

Zahra Khudeira, Pharm.D., MA, BCPS, CPPS

Medication Safety Officer
Sinai Health System

14 September

Mary Ann Kliethermes, BS, PharmD, FAPhA

Vice Chair of Ambulatory Care; Professor
Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy

16 September

Randall Knoebel, Pharm.D., BCOP

Clinical Pharmacy Manager; Chief Quality Officer, Department of Pharmacy
University of Chicago Medicine

14 September

Despina Kotis, Pharm.D., FASHP

Director of Pharmacy
Northwestern Memorial HealthCare
Dr. Desi Kotis is Director of Pharmacy, Northwestern Medicine and Adjunct Instructor of Pharmacy Practice at Chicago College of Pharmacy Midwestern University. Dr. Kotis received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy at the University of Illinois, where she also received her Doctorate of Pharmacy. She completed a pharmacy residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr Kotis was appointed fellow of ASHP in 2013 and received the President’s award from the Illinois Council of Health -System Pharmacists in 2015. Dr Kotis is also a board member of the Illinois State Board of Pharmacy. Dr. Kotis is a strategic academic medical center leader in hospital pharmacy management. She has been integral in expanding the role of the pharmacist and pharmacy technician into an integrated patient centered model in line with the ASHP PPMI. She is Director at Large of the Vizient Academic Medical Center Pharmacy Network.

14 September

James S. Lewis II, PharmD, FIDSA

ID Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator; Adjunct Associate Professor
Oregon Health and Science University

16 September

Jiajun Liu, PharmD

Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy Fellow
Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy Downers Grove, IL
(Former PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident, Edward Hines VA Hospital)

16 September

Bernice Man, PharmD

Clinical Pharmacist
The University of Chicago Medicine
(Former PGY-2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Resident; Chief Resident)

16 September

Alan Mancini, R.Ph.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

16 September

Milena McLaughlin, Pharm.D., MSc., BCPS-AQ ID, AAHIVP

Assistant Professor; HIV/ID Clinical Pharmacist
Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy; Northwestern Memorial Hospital

15 September

Scott A. Meyers, RPh, MS, FASHP

Executive Vice President
Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists

16 September

16 September

Michael A. Mone, BS Pharm, JD

VP Associate General Counsel, Regulatory
Cardinal Health
Prior to his transition to the position of vice president; associate general counsel, regulatory; where he serves as regulatory counsel to various Cardinal Health business units, Michael was vice president of anti-diversion and senior regulatory counsel for Cardinal Health. In that position, Michael was responsible for the continuous improvement of the company’s anti-diversion initiative to identify and stop supply chain diversion of controlled substances at the customer level. He was also responsible for developing and coordinating company responses to regulatory assessments of the anti-diversion initiative. Moné joined Cardinal Health in May 2006 as director of regulatory compliance for Medicine Shoppe International (MSI) where he was responsible for licensing and registration of franchise and company-owned pharmacies, educating MSI pharmacies on state and federal law and regulatory changes, and he also developed a regulatory compliance program that provides an early warning system to potential compliance issues. As a licensed pharmacist and lawyer, Moné has served in a variety of roles in private and public practice of law and pharmacy prior to joining Cardinal Health. From 1996 to 2004, he led the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy where he developed statewide public health policy and was in charge of all investigative efforts for the agency. He also served as an attorney for the Florida Board of Pharmacy. In addition, Moné has served as an assistant attorney general in Florida as the general counsel for the Boards of Chiropractic, Osteopathic Medicine, Veterinary Medicine and Pilot Commissioners. In private practice, he served as both legal counsel representing clients in federal regulatory matters, as well as a pharmacist in both the hospital and independent retail pharmacy settings. Moné has also published multiple works on the topics of pharmacy and law. He attended the University of Florida where he received both his Juris Doctorate and Bachelor of Science in pharmacy. Moné has held leadership roles within many industry associations, including the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, Ohio State Board of Pharmacy, where he currently serves as its President, Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, U.S. Pharmacopeia, American Pharmacists Association and Florida Pharmacy Association. He also served on the Kentucky Governor’s Task Force on Controlled Substance Abuse and the Attorney General’s Task force to develop KASPER, the Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting System, which tracks controlled substance prescriptions dispensed within the state to stop abuse, misuse, diversion and illegal sale of prescription drugs. Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health is a $91 billion healthcare services company that improves the cost-effectiveness of healthcare. As the business behind healthcare, Cardinal Health helps pharmacies, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician offices focus on patient care while reducing costs, enhancing efficiency and improving quality. Cardinal Health is an essential link in the healthcare supply chain, providing pharmaceuticals and medical products and services to more than 100,000 locations each day and is also the industry-leading direct-to-home medical supplies distributor. The company is a leading manufacturer of medical and surgical products, including gloves, surgical apparel and fluid management products. In addition, the company operates the nation’s largest network of radiopharmacies that dispense products to aid in the early diagnosis and treatment of disease. Ranked #22 on the Fortune 500, Cardinal Health employs 33,000 people worldwide. More information about the company may be found at cardinalhealth.com and @CardinalHealth on Twitter.

14 September

Amulya Murthy, PharmD, BCACP

Transitions of Care Pharmacist
Sinai Health System

15 September

Jason Orr, Pharm.D., MBA

Director of Pharmacy
The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital

14 September

Uyi Osaghae, Pharm.D. Candidate

Pharmacy Extern, Pharmacy Information Services
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

15 September

Jim Owen

Legislative Consultant

16 September

Deborah Pasko, Pharm.D., MHA

Director of Medication Safety and Quality
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Dr. Deborah Pasko has been a pharmacist since 1996. She is currently the Director of Medication Safety And Quality at ASHP. Her professional interests are IV and oral liquid standardization, naloxone usage and safety, Enfit connector and syringe design, opioid safety, and antimicrobial stewardship. Dr. Pasko has been involved in medication safety since becoming a clinical pharmacy specialist in 2003. She chaired the Pediatric Medication Safety committee at the University of Michigan from 2009-2014 and was also a voting member of the Adult Medication Safety committee during the same time frame. In 2012 Dr. Pasko became an active member representing CS Mott Children’s Hospital in the Solutions for Patient Safety consortium, which to date has over 80 children’s hospitals as active members. She has led pediatric and adult initiatives around ADE and HAC/HAI work in addition to being the lead pharmacist for pump library builds and an administrative team lead for the Epic EHR design, build and implementation. Dr. Pasko’s expertise includes being a project manager and large project coordination over clinical, operational, and technology initiatives. She was also an intermittent consultant for the medication safety team at the Joint Commission and understands rules and regulations within hospital systems. Dr. Pasko also received LEAN training and certification through the University of Michigan and acts as a LEAN coach at ASHP and previously at UMHS and JC.

15 September

Jennifer Phillips, PharmD, BCPS

Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice; Drug Information Specialist
Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy; Advocate Lutheran General

Luke Piarowski, PharmD

PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident
OSF Staint Francis Hospital

16 September

Jennifer Pisano, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine in Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Medical Director
University of Chicago Medicine

14 September

Radhika S. Polisetty, Pharm.D., BCPS AQ-ID, AAHIVP

Clinical Specialist, Infectious Diseases; Assistant Professor
Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital; Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy

14 September

Jennifer Ratliff, RPh, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacist
Memorial Medical Center

16 September

Molly L. Rockstad, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP

Clinical Pharmacist, Ambulatory Care Division; PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Coordinator
John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County

16 September

Kathryn Schultz, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Hematology/Oncology/Stem Cell Therapy Supervisor, Adult Inpatient Oncology Director, PGY2 Oncology Residency
Department of Pharmacy Rush University Medical Center

16 September

Lucas Schulz, Pharm.D., BCPS (AQ-ID)

Infectious Diseases Clinical Coordinator
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics

14 September

Anthony Scott, Pharm.D.

Assistant Director of Pharmacy Services
The University of Chicago Medicine

15 September

Sarah Seward, PharmD

PGY-2 Pharmacy Informatics Resident
HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital

15 September

Joseph P. Simon, Pharm.D.

Assistant Director of Pharmacy Information Systems
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

15 September

Renata Smith, Pharm.D., AAHIVP

Clinical Assistant Professor; Clinical Pharmacist
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy; University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System

15 September

Sara Stahle, Pharm.D., BCPS

Chief Pharmacy Quality and Medication Safety Officer
The Unversity of Chicago Medicine

14 September

Kristi Stice, Pharm.D., BCPS

Director of Pharmacy
Decatur Memorial Hospital

14 September

Tian Sun, PharmD

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Regulatory Affairs
Genentech, Inc.

16 September

Paige Taylor, PharmD

Clinical Pharmacist
The University of Chicago Medicin

David Warner, Pharm.D.

Director, Center on Practice Development
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

15 September

Correy Williams, BS

IT Technical Associate
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

15 September

Susan R. Winkler, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP

Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy

16 September

Daniel Wojenski, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCOP

Hematology/Oncology Practice Coordinator; PGY-2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency Director
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

15 September

Connie Yan, Pharm.D.

UIC/Takeda Fellow in Health Economics and Outcomes Research
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

15 September

Novo Nordisk

Diamond

Allergan

Gold

Amgen

Gold

Daiichi-Sankyo

Gold

Medicure Pharma

Gold

QuVa Pharma, Inc.

Gold

Baxter Healthcare Corporation

Gold

Eisai

Gold

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Silver

UNITED Pharmacy Staffing

Silver

Otsuka America Pharmaceutical

Silver

Portola Pharmaceuticals

Silver

McKesson

Silver

Takeda

Silver

ICHP

Allergan

Gold Sponsor & Reverse Exhibitor

Allied Pharmacy Products, Inc.

Single

Alvogen Injectables

Single

Amgen

Gold Sponsor & Reverse Exhibitor

Amneal Biosciences

Single

Astellas

Single

AuroMedics Pharma LLC

Single

Avella Specialty Pharmacy

Single

Baxter Healthcare Corporation

Gold Sponsor & Reverse Exhibitor

Becton-Dickinson

Double

Boehringer-Ingelheim

Single

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Single

CAPS / B. Braun Medical Inc.

Single

Chicago State University College of Pharmacy

Single

ConsortiEX

Single Booth & Reverse Exhibitor

Cooper-Atkins Corporation

Single

Critical Environments Professionals, Inc.

CSL Behring

Double

Daiichi Sankyo Inc.

Dr. First

Single

Eagle Pharmaceuticals

Single

Eisai

Gold Sponsor & Reverse Exhibitor

Eli Lilly & Company

Single

Equashield LLC

Single Booth & Reverse Exhibitor

Fresenius Kabi

Single

Gilead Sciences

Single

Grifols

Single

ICU Medical

Single

Illinois Health and Hospital Association

Single

Janssen

Single

Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson

Single

Janssen Therapeutics

Single

McKesson

Silver Sponsor & Reverse Exhibitor

Medicure Pharma

Gold Sponsor & Reverse Exhibitor

Merck

Double

Midwestern University College of Pharmacy

Mylan Inc.

Single

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Silver Sponsor & Reverse Exhibitor

Novo Nordisk

Diamond Sponsor & Reverse Exhibitor

Octapharma

Single

Omnicell

Single

Otsuka America Pharmaceutical

Silver Sponsor & Reverse Exhibitor

PharMEDium

Single Booth & Reverse Exhibitor

Portola Pharmaceuticals

Silver Sponsor & Reverse Exhibitor

QuVa Pharma, Inc.

Gold Sponsor & Reverse Exhibitor

Relypsa, Inc.

Single

Roosevelt University

Single

Rosalind Franklin University

Single

Sagent Pharmaceuticals

Single

Sanofi

Single

SCA Pharmaceuticals

Single

Shire

Single Booth & Reverse Exhibitor

SIUE School of Pharmacy

Spectrum

Single Booth & Reverse Exhibitor

Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

Silver Sponsor & Reverse Exhibitor

Teva Pharmaceuticals

Single Booth & Reverse Exhibitor

The Medicines Company

Single

UIC College of Pharmacy

Single

UNITED Pharmacy Staffing

Silver Sponsor & Reverse Exhibitor

Wolters Kluwer

Single Booth & Reverse Exhibitor
Meals & Breaks

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

08:00 AM 08:45 AM Foyer

ICHP REGISTRATION DESK HOURS

08:00 AM 06:15 PM Foyer

PAC - Spin to Win

08:00 AM 06:15 PM Foyer

SPIN TO WIN – A FUNDRAISING EVENT FOR THE ICHP PHARMACY ACTION FUND

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While many of the prizes are small but useful tokens of our appreciation, some lucky winners will take home Amazon gift cards worth more than their PAC contribution. A mere $20 gets a spin!

Advocating for the profession is everyone’s responsibility and contributions to the ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund make our voices heard in Springfield!
NETWORKING SESSIONS

PATIENT SAFETY

08:45 AM 09:45 AM Terrace & Venetian Rooms

Lara Ellinger, PharmD, BCPS

Possible Topics:

  • ISMP 2016-2017 Targeted Medication Safety Best Practices - How did you successfully implement any of these practices? What, if any, barriers did you experience?
  • NIOSH and hazardous drugs - Share your successes or challenges associated with implementation
  • Medication Errors - When you have a significant error that needs to be shared with all staff, how do you do that? Do you share with all staff or only those involved?
  • What does medication safety look like at your institution in terms of structure, devoted FTEs, integration with other departments (eg, risk, safety, quality)?
  • Do you think there is a just culture at your institution? What efforts, if any, have your department and organization as a whole made toward creating a more just culture?
BRING YOUR IDEAS!

NETWORKING SESSIONS

AMBULATORY CARE

08:45 AM 09:45 AM Terrace & Venetian Rooms

Dawn Hunsberger, PharmD
Possible Topics:

  • What is your favorite disease state to manage?
  • What is the most unique Am Care service at your site?
  • Where in the country are the best ambulatory care pharmacy services? Why there?
  • What was the most surprising aspect of your practice?
  • What brought in the most positive feedback from the medical team you work with?
BRING YOUR IDEAS!

NETWORKING SESSIONS

LEADERSHIP

08:45 AM 09:45 AM Terrace & Venetian Rooms

Anthony Scott, PharmD
Possible Topics:

  • Discuss your favorite leadership topic or subject and why it is special to you.
  • Do you have any book, blog, or article recommendations?
  • Share challenges and a recommendation with 5 people on a score card.
  • What was your most memorable crucial conversation about?
BRING YOUR IDEAS!

NETWORKING SESSIONS

PHARMACY PRACTICE

08:45 AM 09:45 AM Terrace & Venetian Rooms

Randall Knoebel, PharmD, BCOP
Elizabeth Short, PharmD, BCPS


Possible Topics:
  • What strategies have your used for reducing readmission?
  • Discuss any innovations you have implemented in your pharmacy for transitions of care.
  • How do you use front line pharmacists for Antimicrobial Stewardship?
  • What strategies have you used to reduce length of stay?
  • How do you engage front line staff for cost reduction?
  • What metrics do you use to assess the value of clinical pharmacy services?
BRING YOUR IDEAS

GENERAL SESSIONS

READY TO LAUNCH: ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP FOR ALL

10:00 AM 11:15 AM Terrace & Venetian Rooms

Polls: pollev.com/ichp     Handouts (pdf)

At the end of this presentation, pharmacist participants should be able to:
  1. Explain the need for antimicrobial stewardship in today’s healthcare environment.
  2. Name organisms that have been identified as particularly concerning to public health.
  3. List strategies to achieve the CDC core elements and address resistant organisms.
At the end of this presentation, technician participants should be able to:
  1. Explain the need for antimicrobial stewardship in today’s healthcare environment.
  2. Name organisms that have been identified as particularly concerning to public health.
  3. List strategies to achieve the CDC core elements and address resistant organisms.
Type of Activity: Knowledge-based
1.25 contact hour (0.125 CEU)
UANs:
0121-0000-17-070-L01-P
0121-0000-17-070-L01-T

Speakers

070 - Schulz - Ready to Launch.pdf Download Link
Meals & Breaks

PAST PRESIDENTS' LUNCH

11:30 AM 01:00 PM English Room

(by invitation only)
Meals & Breaks

LUNCH SYMPOSIUM

11:30 AM 12:00 PM Crystal Room

Medical Learning Institute

Reducing Hospital Re-admissions in Heart Failure: Pharmacy’s Pivotal Role

12:00 PM 01:00 PM Crystal Room

Handouts (pdf)

At the end of this presentation, pharmacist participants should be able to:
  1. Describe the high incidence and burden of HF, including the risk of hospitalization and the need to meet quality metrics for the reduction of readmissions in HF 
  2. Explain the complex pathophysiology and risk factors for HF 
  3. Integrate new classes of pharmacologic agents for HF into the current effective treatment paradigm 
  4. Plan for the use of biomarkers and novel electronic monitoring technologies to workup, monitor treatment follow-up and medication adjustment in HF
At the end of this presentation, technician participants should be able to:
  1. Explain the burden of and challenges faced in reducing hospitalization and readmission in HF
  2. Describe the types, causes, and signs and symptoms of HF
  3. Identify new classes of pharmacologic agents for HF
  4. Recognize new frontiers in workup, monitoring and treatment in HF
Type of Activity: Knowledge-based
1.0 contact hour (0.10 CEU)
UANs:
0468-0000-17-001-L01-P
0468-0000-17-006-L01-T


This activity is provided by the Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and is supported by educatioinal grants from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and Relypsa, Inc., a Vifor Pharma company.
For full program information please go to:
http://www.ichpnet.org/events/annual_meeting/2017/...

Speakers

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KEYNOTE SESSION

Advancing Innovation in Pharmacy Practice: Working at the Top of Our Licenses

01:10 PM 03:00 PM Terrace & Venetian Rooms

Polls: PollEv.com/ichp     Handouts (pdf)

At the end of this presentation, pharmacist participants should be able to:
  1. Explain the value that pharmacists and pharmacy technicians bring to both the profession and the public when they work at the top of their licenses.
  2. Describe recent innovations in pharmacist care.
  3. List current barriers in State pharmacy practice acts that prevent expanded pharmacist care.
  4. Discuss the expanded use of pharmacy technicians in hospitals and health-systems.
  5. Identify opportunities to expand pharmacist care.
At the end of this presentation, technician participants should be able to:
  1. Explain the value that pharmacists and pharmacy technicians bring to both the profession and the public when they work at the top of their licenses.
  2. Describe recent innovations in pharmacist.
  3. List current barriers in State pharmacy practice acts that prevent expanded pharmacist care.
  4. Discuss the expanded use of pharmacy technicians in hospitals and health-systems.
  5. Identify opportunities to expand pharmacist care.
Type of Activity: Knowledge-based
1.5 contact hour (0.150 CEU)
UANs:
0121-0000-17-071-L04-P
0121-0000-17-071-L04-T

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Exhibit Program

03:00 PM 04:00 PM Oak and Brook

ICHP Best Practice Award winner

03:00 PM 04:00 PM Foyer

TRACK 1 - MANAGEMENT SESSION

Show Me the Money! Approaches to Cost Savings and Revenue Generating Initiatives

04:30 PM 05:15 PM Terrace Room

Polls: PollEv.com/ichp      Handouts (pdf)

At the end of this presentation, pharmacist participants should be able to:
  1. List methods to identify variation in drug utilization and potential opportunities through internal and external resources
  2. Describe specific cost savings/revenue generating initiatives that were implemented and key lessons learned through the process
  3. Review examples of electronic drug cost awareness tools that may guide providers to cost effective medication selections at the point of order entry
At the end of this presentation, technician participants should be able to:
  1. List methods to identify differences in drug usage and potential opportunities
  2. Describe specific cost savings/revenue generating initiatives and key lessons learned during the implementation process
  3. Review examples of how electronic order entry can be used to guide providers to cost effective medication selections
Type of Activity: Knowledge-based
0.75 contact hour (0.075 CEU)
UANs: 0121-0000-17-072-L04-P
0121-0000-17-072-L04-T

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TRACK 2 - CLINICAL SESSION

Pain Stewardship: Implementing an Institutional Approach to Pain Management

04:30 PM 05:30 PM Venetian Room

Polls: PollEv.com/ichp2   Handouts (pdf)

At the end of this presentation, pharmacist participants should be able to:
  1. Describe contributors to current opioid epidemic
  2. Discuss regulatory oversight efforts related to opioids
  3. List three goals of a pain stewardship program
  4. Explain an approach for garnering institutional support
At the end of this presentation, technician participants should be able to:
  1. Describe contributors to current opioid epidemic
  2. Discuss regulatory oversight efforts related to opioids
  3. List three goals of a pain stewardship program
  4. Explain an approach for garnering institutional support
Type of Activity: Knowledge-based
0.75 contact hour (0.075 CEU)
UANs:
0121-0000-17-074-L04-P
0121-0000-17-074-L04-T

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TRACK 1 - MANAGEMENT SESSION

Lean into Pharmacy Process Improvement - Six Sigma/Lean Tools for Everyday Use

05:15 PM 06:00 PM Terrace Room

Polls: PollEv.com/ichp  Handouts (pdf)

At the end of this presentation, pharmacist participants should be able to:
  1. Describe the DMAIC process
  2. Distinguish between Lean and Six Sigma 
  3. Discuss the lean and six sigma tools to Pharmacy related projects
At the end of this presentation, technician participants should be able to:
  1. Describe the DMAIC process
  2. Distinguish between Lean and Six Sigma 
  3. Discuss the lean and six sigma tools to Pharmacy related projects
Type of Activity: Knowledge-based
0.75 contact hour (0.075 CEU)
UANs:
0121-0000-17-073-L04-P
0121-0000-17-073-L04-T

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TRACK 2 - CLINICAL SESSION

What’s Going on in Anesthesia: Practice Updates

05:15 PM 06:15 PM Venetian Room

Polls: PollEv.com/ichp2     Handouts (pdf)

At the end of this presentation, pharmacist participants should be able to:
  1. Explain the current state of neuromuscular reversal and the role of sugammadex 
  2. Discuss multimodal analgesia in the perioperative setting and the role of IV Acetaminophen
  3. Recognize why a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to diversion surveillance is necessary in the OR setting
At the end of this presentation, technician participants should be able to:
  1. Identify medications utilized for reversal of neuromuscular blockade
  2. Identify advantages and disadvantages of IV Acetaminophen
  3. Recognize practices that prevent drug diversion in the OR setting
Type of Activity: Knowledge-based
0.75 contact hour (0.075 CEU)
UANs:
0121-0000-17-075-L01-P
0121-0000-17-075-L01-T

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MEMBERSHIP SPOTLIGHT RECEPTION

06:00 PM 07:00 PM Foyer


New members, new practitioner members, seasoned members and even non-members are invited to this day-end meet and greet hosted by ICHP’s NPN.
Relax with a cold beverage and light snack while networking with other pharmacy professionals.
This reception is open to all ICHP Annual
Meeting attendees and will provide an hour
to unwind, meet the ICHP Board of Directors
and get to know your collegues a little
better.
Don’t pass it up!
Meals & Breaks

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

07:00 AM 08:00 AM Foyer

ICHP REGISTRATION DESK HOURS

07:00 AM 06:00 PM Foyer

PAC Spin to Win

07:00 AM 06:00 PM Foyer

SPIN TO WIN – A FUNDRAISING EVENT FOR THE ICHP PHARMACY ACTION FUND

Want to help the ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund (ICHP’s Political Action Committee or PAC) prepare for the next election cycle in Illinois and win some fun and exciting prizes doing it? Spin the wheel of prizes to see what you win!

While many of the prizes are small but useful tokens of our appreciation, some lucky winners will take home Amazon gift cards worth more than their PAC contribution. A mere $20 gets a spin!

Advocating for the profession is everyone’s responsibility and contributions to the ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund make our voices heard in Springfield!

ASHP RESIDENCY PROGRAM DESIGN & CONDUCT WORKSHOP (RPDC)

08:00 AM 05:30 PM English Room

This workshop will apply to all types of new and existing residency programs, program directors, preceptors and residents. We will review accreditation standards for the design and conduct of a residency program, including requirements related to program purpose, competency areas, goals and objectives, program structure, learning experiences, orientation, use of preceptor roles, evaluation, resident development plans, and continuous residency program improvement.

Participants may bring materials from their program for review during the workshop. Take advantage of the opportunity to have your questions answered and share ideas with your fellow participants.

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2017AM - ASHP Residency Program Design and Conduct RPDC Workshop with Registration.pdf Download Link
GENERAL SESSIONS

Transitioning to a New Era: The Role of Pharmacy in Transitions of Care

08:00 AM 10:00 AM Terrace & Venetian Rooms

Polls: pollev.com/ichp            Handouts (pdf)

At the end of this presentation, pharmacist participants should be able to:
  1. Describe the role and impact of a Transitions of Care Pharmacist. 
  2. Evaluate the successes and limitations of a Transitions of Care discharge program. 
  3. Apply Transitions of Care principles to a real-life patient case.
  4. Review barriers to appropriately transitioning the care of patients with infectious diseases in various settings (e.g. from the inpatient setting to the outpatient setting)
  5. Illustrate communication and systems strategies that can be used to maintain optimal continuity of care of patients with infectious diseases across healthcare settings
Type of Activity: Application-based
2.0 contact hour (0.2 CEU)
UAN: 0121-0000-17-076-L04-P

At the end of this presentation, technician participants should be able to:
  1. Describe the role and impact of the Transitions of Care Discharge Technician.
  2. List best practices for management of a bedside delivery service.
  3. Review the steps of prior authorization approval.
Type of Activity: Knowledge-based
2.0 contact hours (0.2 CEUs)
UAN: 0121-0000-17-077-L04-T

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REVERSE EXHIBIT (by invitation only)

08:00 AM 10:00 AM Crystal Room

EXHIBIT PROGRAM & BREAK

10:00 AM 12:00 PM Oak & Brook Rooms

ICHP Best Practice Award Winner

10:00 AM 12:00 PM Foyer

Meals & Breaks

LUNCH & TOWN HALL MEETING

12:00 PM 01:15 PM Terrace & Venetian Rooms

KEYNOTE SESSION

Standardize 4 Safety: Concentrating on Concentrations

01:30 PM 02:30 PM Terrace & Venetian Rooms

Polls: pollev.com/ichp           Handouts (pdf)

At the end of this presentation, pharmacist participants should be able to:
  1. Define the Standardize 4 Safety initiative and the phases of the project.
  2. Describe why standardization for IV and oral liquid medications is an error reduction strategy.
  3. Review considerations that were made for proposed concentrations.
  4. Identify what steps you can take to ensure compliance with the initiative at your institution.
At the end of this presentation, technician participants should be able to:
  1. Define the Standardize 4 Safety initiative and the phases of the project.
  2. Describe why standardization for IV and oral liquid medications is an error reduction strategy.
  3. Review considerations that were made for proposed concentrations.
  4. Identify what steps you can take to ensure compliance with the initiative at your institution.
Type of Activity: Knowledge-based
1.0 contact hour (0.10 CEU)
UANs:
0121-0000-17-078-L05-P
0121-0000-17-078-L05-T

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TRACK 1 - PHARMACY TECHNOLOGY SESSION

DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR MEDICATIONS ARE COMING FROM? THE FDA WANTS TO KNOW!

02:30 PM 03:30 PM Crystal Room

Polls: pollev.com/ichp2         Handouts (pdf)

At the end of this presentation, pharmacist participants should be able to:
  1. Explain the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA).
  2. Outline the implementation process for a track and trace system at one facility.
  3. Review how a track and trace system is used at one facility.
  4. Describe future considerations regarding DSCSA.
At the end of this presentation, technician participants should be able to:
  1. Explain the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA).
  2. Outline the implementation process for a track and trace system at one facility.
  3. Review how a track and trace system is used at one facility.
  4. Describe future considerations regarding DSCSA
Type of Activity: Knowledge-based
1.0 contact hour (0.10 CEU)
UANs:
0121-0000-17-079-L03-P
0121-0000-17-079-L03-T

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TRACK 2 - CLINICAL SESSION

HIV 30 Years Later: Where We Were and Where We're Going

02:30 PM 03:30 PM Terrace & Venetian Rooms

Polls: pollev.com/ichp        Handouts (pdf)

At the end of this presentation, pharmacist participants should be able to:
  1. List recent changes in the DHHS HIV Guidelines. 
  2. Identify differences between tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) and tenofovir alafenamide (TAF).
  3. Discuss updates regarding HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP).
  4. Identify potential new antiretroviral (ARV) mechanisms of action and routes of administration.
  5. Discuss opportunities for Pharmacist integration within an ambulatory care HIV/ID clinic.
At the end of this presentation, technician participants should be able to:
  1. List recent changes in the DHHS HIV Guidelines. 
  2. Identify differences between tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) and tenofovir alafenamide (TAF).
  3. Discuss updates regarding HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP).
Type of Activity: Knowledge-based
1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEU)
UANs:
0121-0000-17-082-L02-P
0121-0000-17-082-L02-T

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Meals & Breaks

BREAK

03:30 PM 03:45 PM Foyer

TRACK 1 - PHARMACY TECHNOLOGY SESSION

Optimizing Medication Distribution Using Automated Dispensing Cabinets

03:45 PM 04:30 PM Crystal Room

Polls: pollev.com/ichp2    Handouts (pdf)

At the end of this presentation, pharmacist participants should be able to:
  1. Describe the major types of medication distribution models 
  2. Review the primary functionality of automated dispensing cabinets and their impact on pharmacy operations
  3. Explain the methods and metrics that can be used to monitor and optimize the medications available within an automated dispensing cabinet
At the end of this presentation, technician participants should be able to:
  1. Describe the major types of medication distribution models 
  2. Review the primary functionality of automated dispensing cabinets and their impact on pharmacy operations
  3. Explain the methods and metrics that can be used to monitor and optimize the medications available within an automated dispensing cabinet
Type of Activity: Knowledge-based
0.75 contact hour (0.075 CEU)
UANs:
0121-0000-17-080-L04-P
0121-0000-17-080-L04-T

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TRACK 2 - CLINICAL SESSION

PCSK9 Inhibitors: Innovation or Reservation?

03:45 PM 04:30 PM Terrace & Venetian Rooms

Polls: pollev.com/ichp            Handouts (pdf)

At the end of this presentation, pharmacist participants should be able to:
  1. Describe the mechanism of PCSK9 inhibitors in lipid management
  2. Review updates to literature regarding PCSK9 inhibitors
  3. Select patients in which PCSK9 use is appropriate, considering both clinical and financial factors
At the end of this presentation, technician participants should be able to:
  1. Describe the mechanism of PCSK9 inhibitors in lipid management
  2. Explain appropriate storage and administration of PCSK9 inhibitors
  3. Discuss potential barriers for a patient to access and fill a prescription for a PCSK9 inhibitor
Type of Activity: Knowledge-based
0.75 contact hour (0.075 CEU)
UANs:
0121-0000-17-083-L01-P
0121-0000-17-083-L01-T

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TRACK 1 - PHARMACY TECHNOLOGY SESSION

INFORMATICS PEARLS 2017

04:30 PM 05:30 PM

  • Optimizing Trigger Tools for the Detection of Adverse Drug Events
  • Clear Concise Titration Orders
  • Basics of Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances
  • A Genuine Intrigue with Alert Fatigue
At the end of this presentation, pharmacist participants should be able to:
  1. Describe the qualities of an effective trigger tools to optimize adverse drug event detection rates.
  2. Explain the required parameters of a titration order.
  3. Recognize the requirements for identity proofing and dual factor authentication for EPCS
  4. Discuss the benefits of proper use of clinical decision support (CDS) systems to help reduce alert fatigue.
At the end of this presentation, technician participants should be able to:
  1. Describe the qualities of an effective trigger tools to optimize adverse drug event detection rates.
  2. Explain the required parameters of a titration order.
  3. Recognize the requirements for identity proofing and dual factor authentication for EPCS
  4. Discuss the benefits of proper use of clinical decision support (CDS) systems to help reduce alert fatigue.
Type of Activity: Knowledge-based
1.00 contact hour (0.100 CEU)
UANs:
0121-0000-17-081-L04-P
0121-0000-17-081-L04-T


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TRACK 2 - CLINICAL SESSION

Biosimilars: Is the Future Safer, More Cost-effective, and Efficacious?

04:30 PM 05:30 PM Terrace & Venetian Rooms

Polls: pollev.com/ichp            Handouts (pdf)

At the end of this presentation, pharmacist participants should be able to:
  1. Define biosimiliars and explain the difference between biologics and generic drugs.
  2. Review the regulatory process for biosimilars by the FDA.
  3. Discuss the benefits and concerns of implementation of biosimilars into practice.
At the end of this presentation, technician participants should be able to:
  1. Define biosimiliars and explain the difference between biologics and generic drugs.
  2. Review the regulatory process for biosimilars by the FDA.
  3. Discuss the benefits and concerns of implementation of biosimilars into practice.
Type of Activity: Knowledge-based
1.0 contact hour (0.10 CEU)
UANs:
0121-0000-17-084-L01-P
0121-0000-17-084-L01-T

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PRESIDENT'S DINNER (invitation only)

07:00 PM 09:30 PM Reel Club

ICHP REGISTRATION DESK HOURS

07:00 AM 03:15 PM Foyer

Meals & Breaks

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

07:00 AM 08:00 AM Foyer

PAC Spin to Win

07:00 AM 03:15 PM Foyer

SPIN TO WIN – A FUNDRAISING EVENT FOR THE ICHP PHARMACY ACTION FUND

Want to help the ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund (ICHP’s Political Action Committee or PAC) prepare for the next election cycle in Illinois and win some fun and exciting prizes doing it? Spin the wheel of prizes to see what you win!

While many of the prizes are small but useful tokens of our appreciation, some lucky winners will take home Amazon gift cards worth more than their PAC contribution. A mere $20 gets a spin!

Advocating for the profession is everyone’s responsibility and contributions to the ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund make our voices heard in Springfield!
TRACK 1 - TECHNICIAN SESSION

Medication Safety - Best Practices and Tips to Prevent Errors

08:00 AM 09:15 AM English Room

Polls: pollev.com/ichp     Handouts (pdf)

At the end of this presentation, pharmacist participants should be able to:
  1. Describe those situations that create the conditions for medication errors
  2. Describe common causes of medication errors
  3. Name three practical tips to preclude medication errors
  4. List three best practice goals
At the end of this presentation, technician participants should be able to:
  1. Describe those situations that create the conditions for medication errors
  2. Describe common causes of medication errors
  3. Name three practical tips to preclude medication errors
  4. List three best practice goals
Type of Activity: Knowledge-based
1.25 contact hours (0.125 CEUs)
UANs:
0121-0000-17-085-L05-P
0121-0000-17-085-L05-T

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TRACK 2 - PHARMACY PRACTICE SESSION

RESIDENCY PROJECT PEARLS 2017

08:00 AM 09:15 AM Crystal Room

  • USE OF CLONIDINE AS ADJUNCT THERAPY IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT FOR ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL
  • ROLE OF PROTON PUMP INHIBITOR AND RECURRENT C DIFF INFECTION
  • HOSPITAL READMISSION RATES FOR PATIENTS TREATED WITH CEFTRIAXONE AND AZITHROMYCIN VERSUS LEVOFLOXACIN FOR COMMUNITY ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA
At the end of this presentation, pharmacist participants should be able to:
  1. Identify the risks of overuse of benzodiazepine therapy and its impact on patients with alcohol withdrawal.
  2. Describe the mechanism of action and rationale for use of clonidine as adjunctive therapy in alcohol withdrawal
  3. Identify risk factors associated with recurrent Clostridium difficile infection.
  4. Recognize the role of proton pump inhibitor exposure in recurrent Clostridium difficile infection.
  5. Identify adverse effects of fluoroquinolones which are less prevalent in ceftriaxone and azithromycin.
  6. Discuss resistance considerations when comparing empiric treatment of CAP for inpatients.
Type of Activity: Knowledge-based
1.25 contact hours (0.125 CEUs)
UAN: 0121-0000-17-088-L04-P



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TRACK 3 - STUDENT SESSION

The Vibrant Shuffle on the Path to a Residency: Getting the Inside Look at the Process and People Involved

08:00 AM 11:30 AM Venetian Room

Handouts (pdf)
Please help us by taking our online survey upon completion:  

  • KEY TO A TOP CURRICULUM VITAE
  • KEY TO A TOP LETTER OF INTENT
  • GENERAL PGY-1 INFO: WHAT ARE YOUR OPTIONS IN AMBULATORY CARE AND COMMUNITY PRACTICE
  • GENERAL PGY-1 INFO: WHAT ARE YOUR OPTIONS IN HOSPITAL AND INDUSTRY
  • HOW TO CONDUCT YOURSELF AT THE MIDYEAR/SHOWCASE AND GETTING READY TO BE INTERVIEWED 
  • THE MATCH PROCESS/POST MATCH SCRAMBLE AND PHORCAS
  • GET THE INSIDE SCOOP FROM A RESIDENCY PRECEPTOR
  • GET THE INSIDE SCOOP FROM A RESIDENT
Student session is not accredited for CPE.

Thank you for attending -
Please help us by taking our online survey upon completion:

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Meals & Breaks

BREAK

09:15 AM 09:30 AM Foyer

TRACK 1 - TECHNICIAN SESSION

An Innovative Role for Technicians to Positively Impact the Accuracy of Patient Medication Lists Prior to Admission

09:30 AM 10:30 AM English Room

Polls: pollev.com/ichp    Handouts (pdf)

At the end of this presentation, pharmacist participants should be able to:
  1. Recognize the importance of the evaluation of home medication lists at your institution.
  2. Identify tools and skills that you can apply at your facility to improve the accuracy of home medication lists. 
  3. Identify opportunities at your institution to utilize technicians to obtain accurate medication lists.
At the end of this presentation, technician participants should be able to:
  1. Recognize the importance of accurate home medication lists.
  2. Define and recognize errors that commonly occur on home medication lists.
  3. Identify tools and skills that can be utilized to gather an accurate home medication list.
Type of Activity: Knowledge-based
1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEU)
UANs:
0121-0000-17-086-L04-P
0121-0000-17-086-L04-T

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TRACK 2 - PHARMACY PRACTICE SESSION

The Challenges of C. Difficile and Antimicrobial-resistant Gram-negative Infections: Opportunities to Re-evaluate Current Management Approaches

09:30 AM 11:30 AM Crystal Room

Handouts (pdf)

At the end of this presentation, pharmacist participants should be able to:
  1. Explain current trends in local and regional antimicrobial resistance and identify patient risk factors for infection 
  2. Assess the role of newer antimicrobial agents as part of the armamentarium in the management of infections caused by multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria and C. difficile 
  3. Evaluate the utility of novel approaches that reduce the risk of recurrent C. difficile infection in high-risk patients
  4. Describe antimicrobial stewardship strategies that aim to minimize the burden of serious bacterial infections in healthcare institutions
Type of Activity: Application-based
2.0 contact hours (0.2 CEUs)
UAN: 0473-9999-17-002-L01-P

This activity is jointly provided by The Center for Independent Healthcare Education and Vemco MedEd; and is supported by an
educational grant from
Merck.
For full program information, please go to http://www.ichpnet.org/events/annual_meeting/2017

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TRACK 1 - TECHNICIAN SESSION

The ABCs of USP: Understanding 800

10:30 AM 11:30 AM English Room

Polls: pollev.com/ichp    Handouts (pdf)

At the end of this presentation, pharmacist participants should be able to:
  1. Describe communication strategies used to educate staff on practice changes associated with USP 800
  2. Identify the differences in the NIOSH groups and the implications for handling
  3. Describe engineering controls and personal protective equipment (PPE) 
  4. List the differences between deactivation, decontamination, cleaning, and disinfection
At the end of this presentation, technician participants should be able to:
  1. Describe communication strategies used to educate staff on practice changes associated with USP 800
  2. Identify the differences in the NIOSH groups and the implications for handling
  3. Describe engineering controls and personal protective equipment (PPE) 
  4. List the differences between deactivation, decontamination, cleaning, and disinfection
Type of Activity: Knowledge-based
1.0 contact hour (0.10 CEU)
UANs:
0121-0000-17-087-L07-P
0121-0000-17-087-L07-T

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Meals & Breaks

LUNCH & AWARDS PROGRAM

11:30 AM 01:00 PM Terrace Room

RESIDENCY SHOWCASE

01:00 PM 03:00 PM Oak & Brook Rooms

CLOSING GENERAL SESSION

What Would You Do? Scenarios in Pharmacy Law

01:00 PM 02:00 PM Crystal Room

At the end of this presentation, pharmacist participants should be able to:
  1. Compare different approaches to patient counseling and HIPAA with the new counseling rules.
  2. Argue why pharmacy personnel should advocate for their patients and their profession.
  3. Prepare an argument to convince colleagues, legislators and the public that pharmacists are a necessary member of the health care team.
At the end of this presentation, technician participants should be able to:
  1. Compare different approaches to patient counseling and HIPAA with the new counseling rules.
  2. Argue why pharmacy personnel should advocate for their patients and their profession.
  3. Prepare an argument to convince colleagues, legislators and the public that pharmacists are a necessary member of the health care team.
Type of Activity: Application-based
1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEU)
UANs:
0121-0000-17-089-L03-P
0121-0000-17-089-L03-T

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GENERAL SESSIONS

Are You Ready for Provider Status?

02:00 PM 03:00 PM Crystal Room

Polls: pollev.com/ichp2  Handouts (pdf)

At the end of this presentation, pharmacist participants should be able to:
  1. Describe current state of pharmacy practice acts relating to provider status and advanced pharmacist scope of practice..
  2. Identify statutory/regulatory/policy changes needed to expand pharmacists’ scope of practice as a patient care provider.
  3. Identify barriers and create a plan to overcome the barriers associated with other States’ experiences.
  4. Develop a plan for next steps to act on preparing for provider status call to action.
Type of Activity: Application-based
1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEU)
UANs: 0121-0000-17-090-L03-P
At the end of this presentation, technician participants should be able to:
  1. Describe current state of pharmacy practice acts relating to provider status and advanced pharmacist scope of practice..
  2. Identify policy/regulation/law changes needed to expand pharmacists’ role as a patient care provider.
  3. Identify barriers and create a plan to overcome the barriers based off other state’s experiences.
Type of Activity: Knowledge-based
1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEU)
UAN: 0121-0000-17-091-L03-T

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