Upcoming events

    • Saturday, November 04, 2017
    • 7:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • The Crowne Plaza at the Crossings
     
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    Rhode Island Society of Health-System Pharmacists
     
    13thAnnual Future of Pharmacy Showcase 

    Knowledge-Based CPE Learning Activity for

    Pharmacists and Technicians

    Saturday, November 4, 2017

     

    The Crowne Plaza at the Crossings

    801 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, RI 02886

         

    More information to follow... 

     

    • Saturday, November 04, 2017
    • 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • The Crowne Plaza at the Crossings
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    Rhode Island Society of Health-System Pharmacists

    13thAnnual Future of Pharmacy Showcase 

    Knowledge-Based CPE Learning Activity for

    Pharmacists and Technicians

    Saturday, November 4, 2017

    4 Contact Hours (0.4 CEUs) at

    The Crowne Plaza at the Crossings

    801 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, RI 02886

    401-732-6000

    Target Audience:

    Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians working in health-system pharmacies

    Members: $30

    Non-members: $75

    College of Pharmacy Students: $10

    Please register on-line only. Please do not mail in registrations. Fees are payable at sign-in or online via Paypal Online: www.rishp.org (Click on Events tab) Refund requests must be made by written request and are at the discretion of the RISHP Board of Directors.

    Program:

    7 – 7:45 Registration, Breakfast, Exhibitor Displays 

    7:45 am Opening remarks

    8:00 am  Guidelines for Suboxone/Subutex and Naltrexone Use Prior to Scheduled Surgery

    Morgan Roy, Pharm.D. & Caitlyn Skenyon, Pharm.D., South County Hospital

    Pharmacist Objectives:

    • Explain the mechanism of action of Suboxone/Subutex and Naltrexone and the implications of use prior to surgery
    • Discuss the South County Hospital policy regarding the discontinuation of Suboxone/Subutex and Naltrexone prior to surgery and the pain management approach used for these post-surgical patients
    Pharmacy Technician Objective
    • Explain the mechanism of action of Suboxone/Subutex and Naltrexone and considerations for use prior to surgery

    8:20 am Inpatient Naloxone Program 

    Jayne Pawasaukas, Pharm.D., URI College of Pharmacy and Kent Hospital

    Pharmacist Objectives:

    • Describe steps necessary for implementing an inpatient Naloxone dispensing and education program
    • Explain the protocol for executing an order for Naloxone kit and education
    • Analyze the impact of an inpatient Naloxone program in terms

    Pharmacy Technician Objective:

    • Identify components of an intranasal Naloxone kit to be assembled by the pharmacy, including drug, device, and appropriate patient educational material

    8:40 am   Initiating Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Substance Abuse Disorder in the Emergency Department 

    Alicia ZuWallack, Pharm.D., BCPS, Kent Hospital 

    Pharmacist Objectives:

    • Identify two reasons why an Emergency Department visit can be an important portal for access to MAT
    • Explain the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of Buprenorphine and select the appropriate patient in which to initiate therapy
    • Develop a medication assisted treatment protocol that can be successfully implemented in an Emergency Department

    Pharmacy Technician Objective:

    • Describe the Waiver 2000 program and its exceptions in the dispensing of Buprenorphine

    9:00 am  Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) for Management of Symptoms in Hospice and Palliative Care

    Yvette Zeng, Pharm.D. Candidate 2018 & Connie Wang, Pharm.D. Candidate 2019, University of Rhode Island 

     Pharmacist Objectives:

    • Evaluate the available evidence on the use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine therapies in hospice and palliative care
    • Summarize the potential benefits of Complementary and Alternative Medicine therapies in this setting
     Pharmacy Technician Objective:
    • Identify the components of Complementary and Alternative Medicine therapies in hospice and palliative care

    9:20 am  Multimodal Pain Management for Total Joint Arthroplasty

    Patricia L. Hoffman, Pharm.D., Our Lady of Fatima Hospital 

     Pharmacist Objectives:

    • Discuss the purpose of multimodal pain therapy in controlling post-operative pain
    • Review the mechanism, purpose, and benefit of Periarticular Multimodal Drug Injection (PMDI)
    • Discuss the pharmacist's role in the Patient Navigator Program
     Pharmacy Technician Objective:
         
    • List the medications that are part of a multimodal pain regimen

    9:35 am  ASHP's House of Delegates and the Policy Development Process

    Marco DelBove, Pharm.D., BCPS, University Medicine 

     Pharmacist Objectives:

    • Describe the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) policy making process
    • Identify the roles and responsibilities of the ASHP House of Delegates
    • List two policies adopted at the ASHP 2017 Summer Meeting
    Pharmacy Technician Objective:
      
    • List two policies adopted at the ASHP 2017 Summer Meeting

    9:50 am  ASHP Special Presentation - Updates on Pharmacy Residency and Technician Accreditation

    Katrin S. Fulginiti, B.S. Pharm., M.G.A., Residency Accreditation Director, Operation Accreditation Service Office 

     Pharmacist Objectives:

    • Describe the growth and types of accredited residency programs
    • Identify the newly approved PGY2 specialized competency areas, goals, and objectives
    • Discuss the results of the new Tow Phase Match
    Pharmacy Technician Objective:
        
    • Discuss issues and advances in accredited technician training programs

    10:20 am  RISHP Business Meeting followed by a coffee break and Exhibitor Display visits 

    11:00 am  Standardize 4 Safety Initiative: An FDA/ASHP Joint Effort   

    Steve Willis, Pharm.D., Rhode Island Hospital, Hasbro Children's Hospital 

     Pharmacist Objectives:

    • Discuss the FDA/ASHP initiative for standardizing medication concentrations
    • Review hospital experience in standardization implementation
    • Discuss strategies for future medication concentration standardization efforts
    Pharmacy Technician Objective:
        
    • Describe how to utilize standard non-sterile compounding to improve patient safety
         
    11:20 am  The Joint Commission (TJC) and Antimicrobial Stewardship...What We Have Learned from Recent Surveys   
     
    Linda Nelson, Pharm.D., BCCCP, FASHP, Women and Infants Hospital 

     Pharmacist Objectives:

    • Discuss Antimicrobial Stewardship Program preparations needed prior to a survey from The Joint Commission
    • Describe potential interactions of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program with TJC survey team during the visit 
    • Identify tools that could be utilized at your institution to fulfill TJC requirements for MM9.01.01        
       
    Pharmacy Technician Objective:
         
    • Discuss the importance of patient and family education about the need for antibiotics

    11:40 am  Using Cost Per Patient Day to Identify Poor Medication Practice and Improve Drug Utilization   

    Mark Curtis, RPh., Roger Williams Hospital 

     Pharmacist Objectives:

    • Understand how to calculate and analyze Cost Per Patient Day
    • Review how to drill down to determine the cause of a spike in the Cost Per Patient Day
    • Understand how using cost analysis can help identify problematic medication ordering practices to improve patient care and reduce costs 
    Pharmacy Technician Objective:
       
    • Explain how to calculate and analyze Cost Per Patient Day using medication usage reports

    12noon An innovative Role for Pharmacy Technicians in a Primary Care Setting

    Caitlin Kennedy, Pharm.D., Coastal Medical 

     Pharmacist Objectives:

    • Examine Coastal Medical's utilization of pharmacy technicians in a primary care setting
    • Describe the impact of pharmacy technicians on patient care
    • Define pharmacy technicians' role in completing medication prior authorizations in a primary care setting
    Pharmacy Technician Objective:
       
    • Define the pharmacy technicians' role in completing medication prior authorizations in a primary care setting

    12:20 pm Exploring the Pharmacy's Role in Information Security 

    Louis Palmisciano, BS, Business Operations and Clinical Intelligence, Lifespan Pharmacy, Rhode Island Hospital 

     Pharmacist Objectives:

    • Understand the principle of least privilege and be able to identify ways to incorporate it into the pharmacy practice
    • Understand the principle of separation of duties and be able to identify ways to incorporate it into the pharmacy practice
    • Learn techniques for ongoing electronic information to limit the scope of possible PHI breeches 
    Pharmacy Technician Objective:
       
    • Describe a pharmacy technician's role in information security

    12:40 pm Closing Remarks

     

     

    The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing education. This is a knowledge-based educational activity. Pharmacists and technicians will receive 4.0 contact hours (0.4 CEUs) for the educational activity. No partial credits will be given. Pharmacists: UAN 0060-9999-17-047-L04P. Technicians UAN 0060-9999-17-047-L04T


    Directions:

    From I-95 South take exit 12A. Take a right off the ramp and hotel will be on your right

    From I-95 North take exit 12. Take a right off the ramp and hotel will be on your right.

     

               

         

Past events

Saturday, September 30, 2017 Residency Program Design and Conduct Workshop
Thursday, September 21, 2017 Social Event: Boat Cruise Charter in Newport
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Resident Projects 2017 CE Event
Saturday, June 03, 2017 Technician Only CE Event
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Knowledge-Based CPE Session
Wednesday, April 05, 2017 14th Annual Face of Pharmacy
Saturday, November 05, 2016 12th Annual RISHP Future of Pharmacy Showcase
Thursday, September 22, 2016 Social Event: Boat cruise charter in Newport
Saturday, June 04, 2016 Technician Only CE Event
Thursday, May 19, 2016 Pharmacist Members Only Certified CME/CNE/CPE Event
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Knowledge-Based CPE Learning Activity on Antimicrobial Stewardship
Saturday, January 30, 2016 Forty-Seventh Annual Installation Dinner
Saturday, November 07, 2015 11th Annual RISHP Future of Pharmacy Showcase
Saturday, June 06, 2015 Technician Only CE Event
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 Knowledge-Based CPE Session on Antimicrobial Stewardship
Monday, March 09, 2015 Why Provider Status Matters to You
Saturday, January 31, 2015 Forty-Sixth Annual Installation Dinner
Saturday, November 01, 2014 10th Annual RISHP Future of Pharmacy Showcase
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Member Only Free Ce Event by TG Medical Education
Monday, June 09, 2014 Summer 2014 Technician Only CE Seminar
Monday, May 19, 2014 ASHP Residency Learning System Workshop
Monday, May 12, 2014 2014 Law Update and ASHP Update CE Event
Tuesday, April 01, 2014 RISHP Post-EXPO Pharmacist CE Event - Antibiotic Stewardship in RI
Thursday, February 20, 2014 Management of Common Drug Overdoses CE Dinner
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Cheers with Peers
Saturday, January 25, 2014 Forty-fifth Annual Installation Dinner Dance
Saturday, January 11, 2014 Winter Technician Only CE Seminar
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 Board Meeting
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 Board Meeting
Saturday, November 02, 2013 2013 RISHP 9th Annual Future of Pharmacy Showcase
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 Board Meeting
Tuesday, October 01, 2013 Technician Only CE Seminar
Saturday, September 28, 2013 Beers with Peers
Thursday, September 19, 2013 Simply Speaking Hepatitis CME dinner
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 Board Meeting
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 Board Meeting
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 Board Meeting
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 Board Meeting
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Board Meeting
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Law Update and ASHP Update CE Event
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Board Meeting
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 Face of Pharmacy
Tuesday, April 02, 2013 RISHP Critical Care CE and Dinner
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 Pharmacy Technician Initiative Partner Webinar
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 Board Meeting
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 Board Meeting
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Past, Present and Future of Antimicrobial Stewardship & Antibiotic Combination Therapy: A Double-Edged Sword

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