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2021 IPA Fall Conference

Meet with other pharmacy professionals at IPA's 1-day conference

Registration is closed. 

                    Date & Time:   October 15, 2021

                    Location:    Ritz Charles, 12156 N. Meridian St., Carmel, IN
                 

   Join us for IPA's Fall Conference! This year's theme is "Progressing to the New Normal" and features general session tracks in the morning covering topics on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, COVID-19, Medication Safety, Leadership and Wellness. Following the morning session, choose one of three tracks with content geared toward health-system, community and non-traditional practice. 

Registration will open June 1. Reserve your spot by July 31 to lock in the lowest rate! 

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Agenda Item (Tentative)

7:30 AM

Coffee

7:45 AM - 8:00 AM

Welcome - President - Dawn Moore

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Andrew Schmelz, PharmD, BCACP             

Race in Clinical Algorithms: The need for Nuanced Understanding -  In this session the audience will consider the nuances involved with race, genetics, and social determinants of health and how clinical algorithms and formulas involving race can be applied to clinical practice to ensure equitable treatment of all patients.

UAN Numbers: 0120-0000-21-026-L04-P &  0120-0000-21-026-L04-T

Learning Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

Pharmacist:

1: Summarize the relationship between race, genetics, and social determinants of health.

2: Describe historic events, practices, and beliefs that have contributed to systemic racism in healthcare and health disparities observed in clinical practice.

3: Evaluate the appropriateness of race in a clinical algorithm and explain its impact on the health of marginalized patient populations.

4: Develop a personalized plan for incorporating emerging knowledge of race into practice.

Pharmacy Technician:

1:  Summarize the relationship between race, genetics, and social determinants of health.

2:  Describe historic events, practices, and beliefs that have contributed to systemic racism in Healthcare and health disparities observed in clinical practice.

3:  Evaluate the appropriateness of race in a clinical algorithm and explain its impact on the

health of marginalized patient populations.

4:  Develop a personalized plan for incorporating emerging knowledge of race into practice.

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Break

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Raja Hanania/Jennifer Reiter

COVID-19 and Diabetes: Lessons Learned  - This presentation will explore strategies to manage persons with diabetes in the ambulatory care setting while mitigating COVID-19 risk and discuss the risks and management of patients admitted to the hospital with COVID-19 and diabetes.

UAN NUMBERS:  0120-0000-21-027-L01-P & 0120-0000-21-027-L01-T

Learning Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

Pharmacist:

1: Describe best methods for managing persons with diabetes in the ambulatory care setting during COVID-19

2: Compare telehealth and other technologic approaches benefiting patients with diabetes at risk for or infected with COVID-19

3. Explain the challenges of having good glycemic control in hospitalized patients with diabetes and COVID-19

4: Develop strategies and discuss benefits of maintaining tight glycemic control in hospitalized patients with diabetes and COVID-19 infections

Pharmacy Technician:

1.  Identify methods to engage patients through technology

2.  Determine strategies to obtain affordable medications and monitoring equipment for persons with diabetes during the public health emergency

3.  Explain the importance of pharmacy technicians' role in admission medication history in persons with diabetes

4.  Develop approaches to reduce readmission through medication discharge programs

10:15 AM -10:30 AM 

Break

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Jessalynn Henney/David Greenwald –

Utilizing Lean Methodology to Improve Upon Pharmacy Processes  - First part of the presentation will discuss the basics of lean methodology (i.e., different types of waste, 5S organization, etc.). After reviewing these concepts, we will provide example(s) of how these concepts were applied to improve upon pharmacy processes. Lastly, participants will be given a case to discuss with others around them to apply these concepts and then share with the group.

UAN Numbers:  0120-0000-21-028-L04-P & 0120-0000-21-028-L04-T

Learning Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

Pharmacist:

1.  Recognize the benefits of applying lean methodology

2.  List the 8 different type of waste affiliated with lean methodology

3.  Define each step within the 5S system

4.  Apply lean methodology concepts to improve pharmacy processes

Pharmacy Technician:

1.  Recognize the benefits of applying lean methodology

2.   List the 8 different type of waste affiliated with lean methodology

3.   Define each step within the 5S system

4.  Apply lean methodology concepts to improve pharmacy processes

 

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Keri LeCompte - PharmD, BCMTMS

The Role of Pharmacist in Lifestyle Medicine  - The objectives of this session are  1). Describe lifestyle medicine and how it differs from other styles of medicine      2). Discuss science supporting lifestyle medicine to reduce dependence on medications                                                                                                                3). Evaluate the role of pharmacists within the practice of lifestyle medicine

UAN Numbers: 0120-0000-21-029-L04-P &  0120-0000-21-029-L04-T

Learning Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

Pharmacists:

1. Describe lifestyle medicine and how it differs from other styles of medicine

2. Discuss science supporting lifestyle medicine to reduce dependence on medications

3. Evaluate the role of pharmacists within the practice of lifestyle medicine

Pharmacy Technician

1. Describe lifestyle medicine and how it differs from other styles of medicine

2. Discuss science supporting lifestyle medicine to reduce dependence on medications

3. Evaluate the role of pharmacists within the practice of lifestyle medicine

Academies: 1:00 - 4:00 PM                   

 

Tracks for Health-System, Community & Non-Traditional Practice

ISHP Agenda 

1:00-1:05- Introduction, ISHP updates, & description of afternoon activities
1:05- 1:50pm- Roundtable discussions (Topics during this session will be: innovative pharmacy week promotion ideas, COVID vaccination strategies or lessons learned, strategies to build resiliency & reduce burn out)
1:50-2pm- Break
2:00-2:45pm- Pharmacy Technician Pearls

  • Technician development ladder – Ellen Thacker, Deaconess Pharmacy Operations Team Lead
  • Increasing Medication Access in a Healthcare System: A Technician's Role - Medication Access Speicalists II: Adam Mathis & Tynisa Merkerson  - Medication Access Specialist I: Melanie Butz & Tanonya Ashby

UAN Numbers:  0120-0000-21-036-L04-P &  0120-0000-21-036-L04-T

Learning Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

Pharmacists:

1. Outline the components of a successful Technician Development Ladder and visualize how your organization may benefit from similar career growth opportunities.

2. Describe various advances roles for pharmacy technicians in medication access.

3. Promote the advancement of pharmacy technician work through enhanced understanding of impact.

Pharmacy Technicians:

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

1. Outline the components of a successful Technician Development Ladder and visualize how your organization may benefit from similar career growth opportunities.

2. Describe various advances roles for pharmacy technicians in medication access.

3. Promote the advancement of pharmacy technician work through enhanced understanding of impact.

2:45-3:30pm- White bagging – presented by Raj Duggal

UAN Numbers:  0120-0000-21-037-L04-P & 0120-0000-21-037-L04-T

Learning Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

Pharmacists:

1. Describe the payer policy known as white bagging

2. Explain the impact white bagging has on infusion center operations and patient care

3. Review current legislative efforts to regulate white bagging

4. List tactics for addressing white bagging

Pharmacy Technicians:

 1. Describe the payer policy known as white bagging

2. Explain the impact white bagging has on infusion center operations and patient care

3. Review current legislative efforts to regulate white bagging

4. List tactics for addressing white bagging


3:30-4pm- Clinical pearls (~7 minutes per speaker with 4 speakers total) -

Molly Tieman - Oral Beta-lactams to renally adjust or not? 

Daniel Riggsbee - Side Effects May Include: Cefepime Neurotoxicty and                 

                                Management

Talia Miles - Ariprprazole and Effect on Prolactin and Breast Milk Supply

UAN Numbers: 0120-0000-21-038-L04-P & 0120-0000-21-038-L04-T

Learning Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

1.  Review the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic parameters of beta-lactams

2. Discuss the evidence for renal adjustment of beta-lactams

3. Evaluate case reports on toxicity and their relevance for practice

4. Recommend dosing on oral beta lactams in patients with renal insufficiency

5. State four risk factors associated with neurotoxicity of beta-lactam antibiotics

6. Discuss the strategies for appropriate management of neurotoxicity adverse drug events of betalactam atibiotics

7. Understand the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties that make aripiprazole unique to other second generation antipsychotics (SGA)

8. Recognize literature that provides evidence of aripiprazole-induced hypoprolactinemia

9. Generate counseling points for women who are currently or may be prescribed aripiprazole

Pharmacy Technicians:

1. Review the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic parameters of beta-lactams

2. Discuss the evidence for the renal adjustments of beta-lactams

3. Utilize amoxicillin as a case example for kinetic studies

4. Evaluate case reports on toxicity

5. State four risk factors associated with neurotoxicity of beta-lactam antibiotics

5. Discuss the strategies for appropriate management of neurotoxicity adverse drug events of betalactam antibiotics

6. Understand the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties that make aripiprazole unique to other second generation antipsychotics (SGA)

7. Recognize literature that provides evidence of aripiprazole-induced hypoprolactinemia

IANTP Agenda:

1:00 - 1:45 pm:  Marwa Noureldin - Medication Management Experiences Among Older Adults and Family Caregivers  

UAN Numbers: 0120-0000-21-032-L01-P & 0120-0000-21-032-L01-T

Learning Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

1. Recognize family caregivers’ roles in assisting with older adult health care needs

2. Identify factors associated with family caregivers’ involvement in managing medications for older adult care-recipients

3. Describe how family caregivers of older adults seek medication-related information and what barriers they face.

4. Describe how older adults’ medication management varies with time

Pharmacy Technicians:

1. Recognize family caregivers’ roles in assisting with older adult health care needs

2. Identify factors associated with family caregivers’ involvement in managing medications for older adult care-recipients

3. Describe how family caregivers of older adults seek medication-related information and what barriers they face

4. Describe how older adults’ medication management varies with time

1:45 - 2:30 pm:  Theresa Danner - Specialty Pharmacy - Supporting Persons Living  with Multiple Sclerosis

UAN Numbers:  0120-0000-21-033-L01-P & 0120-0000-21-033-L01-T

Learning Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

Describe the role of specialty pharmacies as part of the multiple sclerosis care model.

2. Discuss the opportunities a specialty pharmacist has for intervention throughout the journey of a

    patient starting with diagnosis of multiple sclerosis.

3. Explain the importance of adherence to Disease Modifying Therapies.

4. Explain the various ways a specialty pharmacy can help alleviate financial barriers in accessing

    Disease Modifying Therapies.

5. Discuss how non-clinicians at a specialty pharmacy can advocate for patients living with multiple

    sclerosis.

6. Describe the differences between a specialty pharmacy and retail/mail pharmacy.

 

Pharmacy Technicians:

Learning Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

1. Describe the role of specialty pharmacies as part of the multiple sclerosis care model.

2. Discuss the opportunities a specialty pharmacist has for intervention throughout the journey of a patient starting with diagnosis of multiple sclerosis.

3. Explain the importance of adherence to Disease Modifying Therapies.

4. Explain the various ways a specialty pharmacy can help alleviate financial barriers in accessing Disease Modifying Therapies.

5. Discuss how non-clinicians at a specialty pharmacy can advocate for patients living with multiple sclerosis.

6. Describe the differences between a specialty pharmacy and retail/mail pharmacy.

2:30 - 3:15 pm:  Dawn Blank Fortney -  25 Years in Review: What I Have Learned                                    as a Pharmacist

UAN Numbers:  0120-0000-21-034-L04-P &  0120-0000-21-034-L04-T

Learning Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

Pharmacist:

1. Learn/Review the basics of the patient, product and dollar flow

2. Identify at least 3 key decision criteria which influence product decisions

3. Understand how the positions you may hold in your career may impact the decisions you make as a pharmacist

Pharmacy Technician:

1. Learn/Review the basics of the patient, product and dollar flow

2. Identify at least 3 key decision criteria which influence product decisions

3. Understand how the positions you may hold in your career may impact the decisions you make as a Pharmacist

3:15 - 4:00 pm: Panel (with all 3 speakers above)

 

IACP & IAIP Agenda: 

1:00 - 2:00 pm:  Molly Nichols - Discovery Wellness through the Enneagram 

UAN Numbers: 0120-0000-21-041-L04-P & 0120-0000-21-041-L04-T

Learning Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

Pharmacist:

1. Identify your basic personality type and primary wing type.

2. Recognize your current level of development and directions of integration and disintegration.

3. Utilize Enneagram typology to enhance your personal and professional  wellness.

Pharmacy Technician:

1. Identify your basic personality type and primary wing type.

2. Recognize your current level of development and directions of integration and disintegration.

3. Utilize Enneagram typology to enhance your personal and professional wellness.

2:00 - 2:30 pm:  Veronica Vernon - Community Pharmacy Law Update

UAN Numbers:  0120-0000-21-039-L03-P & 0120-0000-21-039-L03-T

Learning Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

Pharmacists:

1. Describe legislation that passed in 2021 in Indiana affecting pharmacy practice.

2. Describe legislation that passed in 2021 regarding PBMs.

3. Identify recent regulations involving pharmacy practice, from both the federal and state government

Pharmacy Technician:

1. Describe legislation that passed in 2021 in Indiana affecting pharmacy practice.

2. Describe legislation that passed in 2021 regarding PBMs.

3. Identify recent regulations involving pharmacy practice, from both the federal and state government

2:30 - 3:10 pm:  Trevor Thain - Pharmacy Economics

UAN Numbers: 0120-0000-21-040-L04-P & 0120-0000-21-040-L04-T

Learning Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

Pharmacist:

1. Differentiate the key functions and provide examples of the major players in the retail pharmacy industry and how they interact

2. Illustrate your understanding of DIR fees and Star Ratings by describing their impact on pharmacy reimbursement

 3. Explain how pricing models are currently set up for pharmacy reimbursement

4. Extrapolate what the impact of external industry factors have on day-to-day retail pharmacy operations

Pharmacy Technician:

1. Differentiate the key functions and provide examples of the major players in the retail pharmacy industry and how they interact

2. Illustrate your understanding of DIR fees and Star Ratings by describing their impact on pharmacy reimbursement

3. Explain how pricing models are currently set up for pharmacy reimbursement

4. Extrapolate what the impact of external industry factors have on day-to-day retail pharmacy operations

3:10 - 4:00 pm:  Community Pharmacy Workplace Challenges Panel

 

 

 

                                                                                                           

Conference Fees:                         

                                                                 Early                     Regular                         Late 

                    Pharmacist                         $130                     $160                               $200

                    Pharmacist-Virtual           $80                       $100                                $125

                    Retired                                $120                     $150                               $185

                    Retired-Virtual                  $70                       $90                                  $115

                    Resident                             $75                       $95                                  $120

                    Resident-Virtual                $50                       $65                                  $80

                    Technician                          $25                       $30                                  $40

                    Technician-Virtual             $15                       $20                                  $25

                    Student                               $25                       $30                                  $40

                    Student-Virtual                  $15                       $20                                  $25

 

The Indiana Pharmacists Association (IPA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  To receive credit, participants must complete the sign-in-sheet, attend each activity, and complete the online evaluation within ONE WEEK following the activity.  Activity Type: Knowledge based.  Please contact IPA at 317-634-4968 if you have any questions.