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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)

Scott McAuley

8:45am-9:40am

(1 hour)

Travel vaccines/ immunizations (with peds component)/ vaccination in oncology

 

Break

9:45am – 10:00am

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10:00am-10:55am

(1 hour)

Alternative Pain Control (nerve blocks for acute pain, etc) other than opioids

 

11:00am-1pm 

Lunch w/ exhibit

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1:00pm –1:55pm

(1 hour)

Law Update

Rick Allen

2:00-2:15

Break

 

2:15pm -3:10pm

(1 hour)

 

Title:  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

 

3:15pm – 4:15pm

(1 hour)

Title:  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

 

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)

Vitamins and OTC agents / Herbals/Vitamin D

Christina Deremer

9:00am – 10:30am

Exhibits/Breakfast

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10:30am – 11:55am (1.5 hours)

New Drug Update 2015: 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

 

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Lunch, Business Meeting, Awards

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1:00pm – 1:55pm

(1 hour)

USP 800

 

 

2:00pm – 2:55pm

(1 hour)

Diabetes talk

 

3:00pm-3:55pm

(1 hour)

 

Geriatric – Beers Criteria

 

 

7:00pm – 10:00pm

 

 

Dinner and SEC Football

 

 

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, Hospice, Comfort care

 

 

 

9:00am-9:55am

(1 hour)

 

TBD

 

 

10:00am – 10:55am

(1 hour)

 

TBD

 

 

 

 

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.  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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