Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, April 25, 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Sheraton Hotel 1850 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886
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    Rhode Island Society of Health System Pharmacists 

    Residents Pearls

    Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

    2.0 Contact Hours (0.2 CEUs)

    April 25, 2018

    Sheraton Hotel

    1850 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886

    (401) 738-4000

    Topics:

    “Effect of successful hepatitis C treatment on glycemic control and complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus in United States veterans”
    Amy St. Amand, Pharm.D.

    “Monitoring and Management of Antipsychotic-Associated Dyslipidemia”
    Ardsley Congdon III, PharmD

    “Evaluation of the Prevalence and Severity of Bleeding Events and Thromboembolic Events in Patients Receiving Direct Oral Anticoagulants”
    Nicole DaSilva, PharmD

    “Evaluation of an opioid-sparing perioperative guideline for orthopedic surgery”
    Morgan Roy, PharmD

    “Development and implementation of an alcohol withdrawal protocol based on evaluation of current management practices"
    Alyssa Caroli, PharmD

    “Evaluation of the impact on hospital readmissions with the introduction of a pharmacist- facilitated transitions of care pilot initiative in a medium sized community hospital”
    Christopher Skarbelis, PharmD

    “Management of Parkinsons”
    Caitlyn Skenyon, PharmD

    “Outreach for World Hope: Guatemala”
    Lacey Segal, PharmD

    Program Agenda:
    5:00 PM Registration
    5:45 PM Dinner Buffet Begins
    5:55 PM Opening Remarks
    6:00 PM Effect of successful hepatitis C treatment on glycemic control 
    and complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus in United States veterans
    6:15 PM Monitoring and Management of Antipsychotic-Associated Dyslipidemia
    6:30 PM Evaluation of the Prevalence and Severity of Bleeding Events 
    and Thromboembolic Events in Patients Receiving Direct Oral Anticoagulants
    6:45 PM Evaluation of an opioid-sparing perioperative guideline for orthopedic surgery
    7:00 PM Coffee Break
    7:05 PM Development and implementation of an alcohol withdrawal protocol 
    based on evaluation of current management practices
    7:20 PM Evaluation of the impact on hospital readmissions with the introduction 
    of a pharmacist- facilitated transitions of care pilot initiative in a medium sized 
    community hospital
    7:35 PM Management of Parkinsons
    7:50 PM Outreach for World Hope: Guatemala
    8:05 PM Closing Remarks

    Members $25.00
    Non-Members:  $50.00
    Please register on-line only. Please do not mail in registrations. Fees are payable at sign-in or online via Paypal Online:http://www.rishp.org. Refund requests must be made by written request and are at the discretion of the RISHP Board of Directors.

    Learning Objectives
    Upon completion of this learning activity, pharmacist participants will be able to:

    Effect of successful hepatitis C treatment on glycemic control & complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus in U.S. Veterans

    • Discuss the epidemiology, risk factors, and natural progression of Hepatitis C infection
    • Identify examples of Hepatitis-C related extra-hepatic manifestations
    • Examine the relationship between Hepatitis C, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes mellitus
    • Discuss the impact of successful treatment of Hepatitis C with antiviral pharmacotherapy on the change in hemoglobin A1c and complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus

    Monitoring and Management of Antipsychotic-Associated Dyslipidemia

    • Explain the mechanism by which antipsychotics lead to metabolic disturbances
    • Identify which antipsychotics carry the greatest risk of causing metabolic disturbances
    • Discuss the most appropriate monitoring parameters and treatment plan for antipsychotic-associated dyslipidemia

    Evaluation of the Prevalence and Severity of Bleeding Events and Thromboembolic Events in Patients Receiving Direct Oral Anticoagulants

    • Identify which DOACs have a higher risk for bleeding events in the Veteran population
    • Identify factors that increase a patient’s risk of developing a thromboembolism
    • Explain which DOACs have a reversal agent and when it may be appropriate to use reversal agents during a bleeding event

    Evaluation of an opioid-sparing perioperative guideline for orthopedic surgery

    • Describe the implications of the current opioid epidemic in the U.S.
    • Discuss South County Health’s previous and novel perioperative regimens for post-surgical pain management
    • Explain the impact of the novel opioid-sparing regimen on patient satisfaction and total post-operative opioid use

    Development and implementation of an alcohol withdrawal protocol based on evaluation of current management practices

    • Discuss the management of alcohol withdrawal at a medium sized community hospital
    • Identify areas for improvement in patient care

    Evaluation of the impact on hospital readmissions with the introduction of a pharmacist-facilitated transitions of care pilot initiative in a medium sized community hospital

    • Discuss the development of a pharmacist-facilitated transitions of care pilot initiative at Kent Hospital
    • Discuss potential barriers to transitions of care in the hospital practice setting
    • Examine ways to improve transitions of care and patient outcomes

    Management of Parkinsons

    • Describe transition of care strategies to mitigate ADRs
    • Explain which drug interactions are most concerning for inpatient management
    • Discuss the management of acute pain in Parkinson’s Disease

    Outreach for World Hope: Guatemala

    • List screening criteria for children with end-stage starvation
    • Describe the process of establishing a pharmacy in a third world country
    • Explain the barriers to communicating with an illiterate patient population
    Upon completion of this learning activity, technician participants will be able to:

    Effect of successful hepatitis C treatment on glycemic control & complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus in U.S. Veterans

    • Discuss the epidemiology, risk factors, and natural progression of Hepatitis C infection
    • Identify examples of Hepatitis-C related extra-hepatic manifestations

    Monitoring and Management of Antipsychotic-Associated Dyslipidemia

    • Explain the risk of metabolic disturbances associated with atypical antipsychotics
    • Identify which antipsychotics have the greatest risk of causing metabolic disturbances
    • Describe the recommended lab tests used for metabolic monitoring of atypical antipsychotics

    Evaluation of the Prevalence and Severity of Bleeding Events and Thromboembolic Events in Patients Receiving Direct Oral Anticoagulants

    • Determine which patients, depending on their past medical history and co-morbidities, would be better candidates for one DOAC versus another

    Evaluation of an opioid-sparing perioperative guideline for orthopedic surgery

    • Discuss the current opioid epidemic in the U.S.
    • Explain the importance of an opioid-sparing protocol for perioperative patients

    Development and implementation of an alcohol withdrawal protocol based on evaluation of current management practices

    • Discuss the management of alcohol withdrawal at a medium sized community hospital
    • Identify areas for improvement in patient care

    Evaluation of the impact on hospital readmissions with the introduction of a pharmacist-facilitated transitions of care pilot initiative in a medium sized community hospital

    • Discuss the development of a pharmacist-facilitated transitions of care pilot initiative at Kent Hospital
    • Discuss potential barriers to transitions of care in the hospital practice setting
    • Examine ways to improve ways to improve transitions of care and patient outcomes

    Management of Parkinsons

    • Explain the pathophysiology of Parkinson’s Disease
    • List common medications used in Parkinson’s Disease

    Outreach for World Hope: Guatemala

    • Describe the process of establishing a pharmacy in a third world country


    The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This is a knowledge-based educational activity. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians will receive 2.0 contact hours (0.20 ceus) for the educational activity.
    Rhode Island Society of Health System Pharmacists Residents Pearls 2.0 Contact Hours (0.2 CEUs)
    Pharmacists UAN: 0060-9999-18-022-L04-P Technicians UAN: 0060-9999-18-022-L04-T





    Past events

    Wednesday, April 04, 2018 Face of Pharmacy and Social Event
    Tuesday, April 03, 2018 Updates on Immunization and Immunotherapy
    Saturday, November 04, 2017 13th Annual RISHP Future of Pharmacy Showcase
    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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