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Fall Meeting


Fall meeting

 October 13-15, 2017 

Our statewide educational calendar concludes in October each year at the wonderful Brasstown Valley Resort.  The meeting contains 14.5 hours of continuing education and exhibit program.  The location is an ideal Fall weather venue with crisp air, fireplaces, beautiful sunset view and a wide variety of activities.

 

Brasstown Valley Resort

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Young Harris, GA

 Brasstown Valley Resort Photos 

 

 

 

GSHP FALL MEETING      

Agenda 

FRIDAY  10/13

 (6 HOURS)

DATE/TIME

TALK

SPEAKER

7:45am- 8:40am

(1 hour)

Health Economics and the Impact on Pharmacy (current affordable health care act)

Objectives:

1.Describe the current standing of the Affordable Care Act and related legislation.

2. Describe potential changes to the ACA and related legislation and how they affect hospitals and pharmacies.

3. Discuss current market changes with commercial and government insurers that may affect hospitals and pharmacies.

4. Describe the role of 340b and any proposed changes play in legislation and insurance markets.

 

Scott McAuley, MS, R.Ph.

Piedmont Healthcare

Atlanta, GA

8:45am-9:40am

(1 hour)

Vaccines: It seems so simple so what’s all the fuss?

 

Objectives:

1.    Describe the main mechanisms for establishment of immunity by the body.

2.    List a resource location for information concerning vaccine schedules and administration

3.    Examine barriers for patients receiving vaccines and discuss education available for use

 

Maura Hall, PharmD

 Archbold Memorial Hospital

Thomasville, GA

 

 

9:45am – 10:00am

 

Break

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10:00am-10:55am

(1 hour)

 

2017 Georgia Pharmacy Regulatory Update

1. Identify two bills from The 2017 Georgia General Assembly that impact pharmacy practice.

2. Explain new requirements for the Georgia Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.

3. Describe the overall structure and organization of The Georgia Board of Pharmacy.

4. Discuss recent proposed changes to Board of Pharmacy Rules and their potential impact on hospital pharmacy practice.

 

5.   Discuss GSHP advocacy efforts with The Board of Pharmacy and State Legislature.

 

Rondell Jaggers, PharmD.

Megan Freeman, PharmD, BCPS 

11:00am-1pm 

Lunch w/ exhibit

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1:00pm –1:55pm

(1 hour)

USP800 Update

Gregory Gousse, MS, RPh, FASHP

Pharmacy Executive Director

Vizient Pharmacy Advisory Services

2:00-2:15

Break

 

2:15pm -3:10pm

(1 hour)

 

Treating tobacco dependence as a chronic disease

 

Objectives:

1.    Review epidemiologic and physiologic impact of tobacco use

2.    Recognize guideline recommendations for treatment of tobacco dependence

3.    Summarize FDA-approved medications for tobacco cessation

4.    Discuss strategies for tobacco cessation in special populations

5.    Evaluate primary literature for treatment of tobacco dependence

Alix P Schnibben, PharmD, BCACP, CTTS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Centers for Medication Management

Savannah, GA

 

 

 

3:15pm – 4:15pm

(1 hour)

Lipid Update

 

Objectives:

1.       Describe the difference between lipid guidelines

2.       Evaluate the newest landmark data regarding lipid treatment strategies

3.       Discuss patient cases regarding lipid treatment strategies

 

Mary Katherine Cheeley, PharmD, BCPS, CLS

Clinical Pharmacist: Primary Care

Grady Memorial Hospital

Atlanta, GA

 

4:30pm – 6:30pm

Reception/Exhibits

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SATURDAY 10/14   (5.5 HOURS)

DATE/TIME

TALK

SPEAKER

8:00am – 8:55am      (1 hour)

Inflammatory Bowel Disease 101

 

Objectives:

1.        Describe the clinical presentation of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

2.        Differentiate between ulcerative colitis and Crohn's Disease

3.        Identify treatment options for the induction and maintenance of remission in ulcerative colitis

4.        Discuss the treatment options for the induction and maintenance of remission in Crohn's Disease

5.        Define the pharmacist's role in the management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in an ambulatory setting

 

Tara E. Koehler, Pharm. D., BCACP

Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist

Digestive Health Center

AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY HEALTH

Augusta, GA 30912

 

9:00am – 10:30am

Exhibits/Breakfast

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10:30am – 11:55am (1.5 hours)

 

New Drug Update 2017: A Formulary Approach

Objectives:

1.    Compare and contrast newly approved drugs with older agents regarding their pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, efficacy, safety, dosage and cost.

2.    Apply the “formulary approach” to evaluating new drugs.

3.    Analyze potential utility of drugs in the pipeline for possible release in the next two years.

Rusty May, Pharm.D., FASHP

Clinical Professor

UGA College of Pharmacy

 

 

12:00pm – 1:00pm

 

Lunch, Business Meeting

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1:00pm – 1:55pm

(1 hour)

Periprocedural Management of Direct Oral Anticoagulants

 

Objectives:

1.      Review literature regarding the appropriateness of bridging with Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOACs)

2.      Establish a patient’s risk category to select the appropriate periprocedural management plan

3.      Compare recommendations for periprocedural management of each DOAC

4.      Develop a strategy for periprocedural management of DOACs at your practice site

 

Brittany Bennett Wheeler, PharmD

Anticoagulation Clinical Pharmacist

AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER

Augusta, Georgia 30904

 

2:00pm – 2:55pm

(1 hour)

Diabetes Update

Robin Southwood, PharmD

University of Georgia College of Pharmacy 

3:00pm-3:55pm

(1 hour)

 

Beyond Beers: Complex Management of Psychotropic Medications in Older Adults

 

Objectives:

1.    Review key updates to the 2015 AGS Beers Criteria

2.    Describe risks associated with psychotropic medications in older adults

3.    Select appropriate treatments for older adults with depression, anxiety or behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia

4.    Design actionable treatment and monitoring plans to address potentially inappropriate therapies in older adults

 

Crystal A. Wright, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP

Geriatrics and Palliative Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Georgia Region

Kaiser Permanente

 

7:00pm – 10:00pm

SEC Football and dinner

 

SUNDAY 10/15 (3 HOURS)

DATE/TIME

TALK

SPEAKER

7:30am – 8:00am

 

BREAKFAST

 

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8:00am-8:55am         (1 hour)

 

Palliative Care: The Beginning of an End

 ·       Review the definition of palliative care and hospice.

·        Discuss the role of a pharmacist on a palliative care team

·        Summarize management of various complications in terminally ill patients 

 

Arpita Shah Gandhi, Pharm.D., BCOP

Hematology/Oncology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

 Augusta University Medical Center

Augusta, GA

9:00am-9:55am

(1 hour)

 

Title: Challenging the Criteria for Alteplase in Acute Ischemic Stroke

 

Objectives:

1.   Describe the role of alteplase in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke (AIS)

2.   Highlight differences in updated AIS management guidelines and package insert prescribing information

3.   Evaluate the literature behind current intravenous (IV) alteplase treatment criteria

Olivia "Libby" Morgan, PharmD, BCCCP

Clinical Pharmacist Specialist in Neurology

Grady Health System

Atlanta, GA

10:00am – 10:55am

(1 hour)

 

”Should I Poke It With a Stick?”: Overview and Management of Venomous Critters Bites in Georgia

 

Objectives:

1. Identify common venomous animals endemic to Georgia

2. Describe signs and symptoms of venomous bites commonly experienced in Georgia

3. Distinguish which venomous bite have specific pharmacological management with anti-venoms

4. Describe monitoring parameters for managing patients with specific venomous bites

Felicia Wong, PharmD

Grady Health System

Atlanta, GA

 

 

       

 Georgia Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 

This program is approved for 14.5 hours (1.45 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit.


Hotel Reservations

To make your hotel reservation, call 1.800.201.3205 or 706.379.9900.  To book online reservations through the  Brasstown Valley Resort website, enter block code GSHSP2017 .   The website will show sold out unless you enter the group code under "click here for special rates".  Rate is $175 + Tax and a $10 + tax resort fee per night.

 

 Registration Cancellation Policy:  A full refund will be granted for refund requests received by September 20; from September 21- October 3, a $45.00 administrative fee will be deducted from the registration fee.  After October 3 there will be NO refunds for cancellation.

 

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