Wednesday, April 12, 2017

2017 IPA Spring CPE Conference & Business Exchange Expo

Start Date: 4/12/2017 8:00 AM EST
End Date: 4/12/2017 5:00 PM EST


12156 N Meridian St
Carmel, IN  United States 

Organization Name: indiana Pharmacists Association

Phone: 317-634-4968

 2017 Spring CPE Conference & Business Exchcange Expo 
April 12 - Ritz Charles, Carmel IN

Register by March 10th for "Early Bird" pricing!

Look down to 11:30 am for links to all award
applications and nomination forms.

Program  Agenda

7:30 - 8:00 AM  Check-In
Note:  There will be no continental breakfast. 
Please eat before you arrive for the conference.

8:00 - 8:15 AM  Welcome
8:15 - 8:30 AM  2017 Indiana Pharmacy Legislative Wins
8:30 - 10:00 AM  Population Health Concerns
and Efforts in Indiana  (1.5 hrs. CE)

Population based health in the United States was previously
the focus of community and public health professionals.  With
the rise in the collection of large amounts of data using
electronic records,  “big data”, has led the way to an increase
opportunities for population health initiatives.  Health care
providers such as pharmacists need to become more
involved in population health. Population health was
specifically a new focus in the 2016 ACPE standards for
schools of pharmacy.  This presentation will focus on
population health statistics and current initiatives within
the state of Indiana.
SPEAKER:  Dr. Jerome Adams, MD
 Indiana State Dept of Health - Indianapolis, IN

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify 3 key population health initiatives in the state of Indiana Outline region specific information about
    these initiatives
  2. Identify opportunities to build relationships with local and state agencies to engage with population health initiatives
  3. Discuss opportunities for pharmacy advocacy relative to key initiatives

10:00 - 10:15 AM Refreshment Break
10:15 - 11:15 AM Caring for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,
and Transgender Patients (1.0 hr. CE)

Pharmacists are responsible for creating welcoming
environments for all communities served in hopes of
improving patient outcomes.  In order to achieve this,
pharmacists must develop cultural competency for the
diverse cultures served.  The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual
and Transgender [LGBT] community is one of the many
communities that pharmacists should serve properly
and with sensitivity.  Pharmacists must understand the
cultural and medical needs of this community and how
they differ from and are similar to the general population. 
SPEAKER: Veronica Vernon, PharmD–
Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN

Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify the special pharmaceutical needs of the transgender members of the LGBT community.
  2. Describe the appropriate vocabulary for interviewing and interacting with the LGBT patient.
  3. Discuss the medical conditions that are more prevalent in the LGBT community than in the general public.;
11:15 - 11:30 AM JOSEPH E. McSoley Scholarships (3)
and 2017 ISHP Resident of the Year Presentations

The Pharmacy Education Foundation (PEF) will
award three (3) $2000 McSoley Scholarships,
each to a student pharmacist attending Butler, Purdue
and Manchester Colleges of Pharmacy. Students
interested in applying for a scholarship must complete
and submit an application to be reviewed by the PEF
Board of Directors and all applicants will receive a
reply as to acceptance for display.  The McSoley
Scholarships will be awarded during the conference.
To download McSoley Scholarship application, 

The ISHP (Health-System) Academy will be
taking nominations for the annual
"Resident of the Year" Award
. The academy
recognizes an individual pharmacy resident for
their contribution to the practice of pharmacy in
the state of Indiana.  If you would like to nominate
a resident, you may download the Resident
Award Nomination Form, CLICK HERE.

11:30 - 12:55 PM Lunch, Exposition,
Poster Showcase and Networking opportunities


During the lunch hour, we will have Poster
.  If you are interested in displaying
a poster project, please complete an abstract
application, scan and submit all paperwork to
Indiana Pharmacists Alliance. Pharmacists,
residents, student pharmacists and pharmacy
technicians are eligible to display a poster. 
Projects will be reviewed by the Education
Council members before the Spring Conference. 
Suggestions for improvement and re-submission
or approval to display will be sent to you. 
To download the Poster Abstract Form, CLICK HERE

1:00 - 2:00 PM Just Breathe:  Updates for the
Management of COPD
(1.0 hr. CE)
Over 15 million Americans have been diagnosed
with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
and it was the third leading cause of death in 2014.
With the prevalence and severity of COPD,
pharmacists can have a large impact on patient
outcomes through ensuring appropriate medication
therapy selection and proper medication
administration technique. In the past five years,
there have been multiple new medications and
combination therapies FDA approved for the
management of COPD.  This presentation will
review the guideline therapeutic recommendations
for the chronic management of COPD and the place
in therapy for newly approved medications.
SPEAKER:  Monica Miller, PharmD
Purdue University, Eskenazi Health, Indianapolis IN 

ACPE:   0120-0000-17-006-L01-P
         Learning Objectives:
  1. Define the various stages for determining COPD severity.
  2. Describe guideline recommendations for the chronic management of COPD.
  4. Compare and contrast current therapies and newly FDA approved medications for the management  of COPD.
  5. Discuss medication administration technique for COPD medications.

2:00 - 2:30 PMPM Refreshment Break
2:30- 4:00 PM Diabetes Self-Management
Education (DSME) (1.5 hrs. CE)

DSME is a process in which patients with diabetes
obtain knowledge and skills in order to self-manage
their disease and related complications.  Seven
specific behaviors are targeted by the American
Association of Diabetes Educators in order to
guide the process and help patients achieve
behavior change.  The behaviors are listed as
follows: healthy eating, being active, monitoring,
taking medication, problem solving, healthy
coping and reducing risks.  Pharmacists are
on the front lines of health care and should
be knowledgeable regarding patient programs
such as DSME for potential questions and
patient care opportunities.
SPEAKERS (3):  Brenda Jagatic, BScN, RN, CDE
Indiana State Dept of Health, Indianapolis IN
Jasmine Gonzalvo, PharmD
Purdue University, Eskenazi Health, Indianapolis IN
Marjie Laciak, PharmD
Fagen Pharmacy, Valparaiso IN

ACPE#:  0120-0000-17-004-L01-P
Learning Objectives:
  1. Report some of the challenges of managing diabetes in rural areas.
  2. Discuss the benefits of Diabetes Self-Management Education/Support (DSME/S).
  3. Identify strategies the Indiana State Department of Health is utilizing to increase diabetes education in the state.
  4. Report available information on the percentage of community pharmacists in Indiana with advanced diabetes credentials and perceived benefits and barriers.
  5. Describe ways in which community pharmacists can benefit individuals with diabetes and pre-diabetes.
  4:00 - 5:00 PM Coffee, Cocktails, and Conversation! Featuring the ESCAPE ROOM CHALLENGE!

We have carved out a time for you to re-acquaint with
old friends and make some new ones. This is a relaxed
time for members to network, exchange ideas or just
chat.  Light hord ‘oeuvres will be served and each
attendee will receive a drink ticket as they arrive.
 Several of the day’s speakers and IPA leadership will
be in attendance. Come and enjoy great conversation
and a beverage on us before you start home!
The Pharmacists Education Foundation (PEF)
is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy
Education a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 
Activity Type:  All activities at this convention are
Knowledge-based activities.  Please contact IPA at
(317) 634-4968 if you have questions regarding CPE
To receive credit, participants must complete the sign-in
sheet, attend each activity in its entirety and complete
following the activity.  Late evaluations may incur
an additional $5 processing fee. Statements of Credit
will be posted to the online NABP/ACPE CPE Monito
within four (4) weeks after the activity.

Conference Pricing  
  Early Bird Pricing
Feb 9 -
Mar 10
Regular Pricing
Mar 11- 
Apr 12

Active Pharmacist Member
$110 $135
Non-Member Pharmacist - Mtg & 2017 Membership $225 $225
Non-Member Pharmascist     $150 $175
1st Year Pharmacist/Resident Member     $75 $75
2nd Year Pharmacist/Resident Member     $75 $100
Non-Member Pharmacist Resident - Mtg & 2017 Membership $175 $175
Non-Member Resident     $100 $125
Resident with Poster $40 $60
Primary Technician  $35 $45
Student Pharmacist - Non Member     $25 $35
Student Pharmacist Member $25 $35
Student Pharmacist with Poster         $25 $35
Guest - Non Pharmacist         $30 $30
Associate - Non Pharmacist     $110 $135

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 4/18/2017 11:44 AM

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