6:00 PM18:00

GSHP NE GA District Meeting in Gainesville


ANDEXXA is indicated for patients treated with rivaroxaban and apixaban, when reversal of anticoagulation is needed due to life-threatening or uncontrolled bleeding.


THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2019 @ 6:00 PM










For RSVP info contact sglass@gshp.org

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GSHP Committee Day
9:00 AM09:00

GSHP Committee Day

GSHP invites you to serve as a member of one our committees during the 2019 year! 

GSHP's mission is to help our members become better practitioners.  We work towards
fulfilling our mission every year through education of our members via district meetings,
statewide meetings, newsletters, and our website; fostering professional standards; educating
the public about the role of health system pharmacists; monitoring legislative issues that affect
pharmacy; and by promoting health system pharmacy as a career path for future
pharmacists.  The majority of our Society's work is done by member volunteers working
through our committees.  You can play a vital role by serving on one of our committees.  

1.   What will you get out of it? 

An opportunity to make yourself known by networking with other pharmacy leaders across the state and to give back to our profession.  In addition, it provides a venue for you to bring new ideas to the organization. 

2.     What is your commitment? 

It can be as little as giving your input during our upcoming Committee Day on Saturday, January 5, 2019, participating in conference calls, or taking on specific assignments depending on your interests and time.   

GSHP has a variety of committees to meet your interests.  The following is a description of the functions of each committee.  If you are interested in serving on a committee for GSHP, please click on the link below:  


If you were a member of a committee last year, please also click on the link and confirm your
participation for this year.  

Committees will meet on Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 9am to 12 noon at Eagles Landing
Country Club in Stockbridge, (directions).  If you cannot attend  Committee Day, you can still
serve on a committee.  The Committee Chair will contact you regarding upcoming meetings or
other opportunities to participate. 


COMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL: The Communications Council and Editorial Board is
responsible for the direction, development, and quality control of all GSHP publications,
including the GSHP web site. 

EDUCATIONAL AFFAIRS: The Educational Affairs Committee is responsible for planning,
coordinating, and evaluating educational content of the 3 statewide GSHP meetings.   

LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS: The Legislative Committee is responsible for informing the GSHP
membership and Board of Directors of important legislation and regulations and how they will
impact pharmacy practice in organized health care settings in Georgia. 

ORGANIZATIONAL AFFAIRS: The Organizational Affairs Committee reviews and analyzes
the GSHP organization and make recommendations to increase its effectiveness. It also serves as a liaison between GSHP and other professional organizations. 

PROFESSIONAL AFFAIRS: The Professional Affairs Committee provides recommendations to
the Board of Directors on policies and actions to be taken by GSHP on issues of professional

PUBLIC RELATIONS: The Public Relations Committee provides the public with information and awareness of GSHP's mission and values through a variety of forums and media. GSHP's publics include, but are not limited to: patients/consumers and their families, industry, other healthcare professionals, organized healthcare executives, academia, pharmacists, technicians and other pharmacy support staff, and other pharmacy professional organizations.   

STUDENT and RESIDENTS COMMITTEE: The Student and Residents Committee provides input to GSHP on how to get students interested in health-system pharmacy practice and how to get them interested and involved in GSHP.   

Make a commitment to get involved with a GSHP Committee.


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11:45 PM23:45

GSHP -Deadline to Nominate for ASHP House of Delegates


All pharmacist ASHP members from Georgia are eligible to nominate, be nominated, and vote for delegates and alternates to represent Georgia at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) 2019 House of Delegates. 

Individuals wishing to nominate themselves or another ASHP member for the slate of candidates are invited to submit names by email, by December 15, 2018, to: Steve Glass (sglass@gshp.org) Executive Director.

Three (3) delegates and up to three (3) alternate delegates will be elected.

The House of Delegates will meet in person on two separate occasions at the 2019 ASHP Summer Meetings in Boston, MA from June 8-12, 2019.

Additionally, there will be two virtual House meetings in March and November 2018.

The three candidates receiving the most votes will become delegates, with the remainder being elected as alternates.  A simple majority is required for election. 

For further information, please contact the GSHP office at (850) 906-9206 or email sglass@gshp.org

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6:00 PM18:00

GSHP Chattahoochee District Meeting

GSHP Chattahoochee District Meeting

Topic:  Biosimilars : An Overview

Date:  November 28

Time:  6:00-8:00PM

Location:  Hunter’s Pub and Steakhouse – 11269 Highway 219, Hamilton, GA 31811

Presenter:  Anthony (Tony) M Rycerz, PhD – Associate Director, Medical Science Liaison, Southeastern US – Sandoz, Inc

To RSVP: https://gshp.wildapricot.org/event-3108602

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GSHP SW GA District meeting

Title:                                     Facing the Flu: Managing Influenza in 2018


  • Explain the epidemiology, pathophysiology and clinical presentation of influenza viruses.

  • Determine the advantages and disadvantages of diagnosing influenza with antigen versus polymerase chain reaction testing.

  • Describe the current pharmacologic recommendations for the treatment of influenza.

  • Discuss the association between influenza and bacterial pneumonia.

Speaker:                              Mary Hannah Walters, PGY1 Resident

                                                Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital

Date:                                     Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Time:                                    Dinner 6 PM

                                                Speaker 6:30 PM

Location:                             Phoebe Northwest Conference Room C

                                                2336 Dawson Road

                                                Albany, Georgia

Sponsor:                              Melinta Therapeutics

RSVP:                                    Please rsvp by Wednesday, November 21, 2018 to:  https://gshp.wildapricot.org/event-3138163

1 hour of CE will be provided

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5:30 PM17:30

GSHP CSRD meeting November 12

We will be having a Chili Dinner and CE Presentation on November 12th, 2018 starting at 5:30pm at the UGA COP Building on AUMC campus.

Attached is a sign-up sheet.  If you are interested in competing in the Chili Competition sponsored by the GSHP Augusta Student Chapter, please let me know.  If you would like to bring chili, but not be included in the competition that would be ok too.



One hour of CE will be available to pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

Please RSVP to me (jrocker@augusta.edu) by November 7th.



Jody Rocker

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12:00 PM12:00

GSHP webinar-The Pharmacologic Approach to Severe Alcohol Withdrawal: A Focus on Phenobarbital

FREE CE for GSHP Members! 


Thursday, November 8, 2018 – 12 noon-1:00 pm

The Pharmacologic Approach to Severe Alcohol Withdrawal: A Focus on Phenobarbital

Jimmy L. Pruitt III, PharmD

PGY-2 Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Resident

Grady Health System


·         Review epidemiology, pathophysiology, assessment of acute alcohol withdrawal syndrome

·         Discuss the pharmacology and pharmacokinetics of common medications used in alcohol withdrawal

·         Analyze the clinical literature regarding the management of alcohol withdrawal using phenobarbital

·         Apply clinical literature to a patient case

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 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit.  Proof of participation will be posted to your NABP CPE profile within 4 to 6 weeks. Participants must participate in the entire presentation and complete the course evaluation to receive continuing pharmacy education credit.  UAN # 0228-0000-18-107-L01-P; 0228-0000-18-107-L01-T

This is a member service of GSHP.  There is no charge for members to attend.  Dues must be current to receive CE credit.

Non-members will be charged $20.

To register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2042896296938869249

Non-member registration:  Email sglass@gshp.org

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6:00 PM18:00

GSHP Chattahoochee District meeting

On behalf of the Medical Affairs Department at Pharmacyclics LLC, an AbbVie Company, we are providing you with the logistical information about an Ibrutinib clinical education presentation to take place on Wednesday November 7th, 2018 in Hamilton, GA.   

During this presentation, Dana Clark, PharmD, BCOP, a Pharmacyclics MSL, will provide an overview of ibrutinib, including clinical trial data and important safety information. This presentation is provided for scientific and medical educational purposes only, and it is not intended to be a promotion of any product usage.

DATE : 11/7/18
TIME : 6 pm

Hunter’s Pub

11269 GA Highway 219

Hamilton, GA 31811

Room: Private Dining Room



Dana Clark, PharmD, BCOP

For RSVP information conact sglass@gshp.org

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