Schedule and Programming

Convention Agenda and Continuing Education Programs

CONVENTION ITINERARY

 

THURSDAY, FEB. 23

 

3:30-6 p.m.   

MPA Executive Board Meeting

(LaSalle A-B, Level 5)

 

4-6:30 p.m.   

MSHP Board of Directors Meeting

(DaVinci, Level 4)

 

6-8 p.m.   

Early Bird Convention Registration

(Renaissance Ballroom Foyer, Level 4)

 

6-8 p.m.   

Mackinac Center Open

(Mackinac Ballroom, Level 5)

Bay Cliff Health Camp Donation Drop-off, MPF Charity Auction, MPA product store, educational program material and speaker introduction pick-up, banquet ticket exchange, purchase 50/50 raffle tickets, House of Delegates packet pick-up, SMPA Scavenger Hunt form

 

6:30-8:30 p.m.   

MPA Executive Board Dinner

(Andiamo’s Restaurant, Renaissance Center, Level A)

 

7:30-9:30 p.m.   

MSHP Board of Directors Dinner

(Granite City Food and Brewery, Renaissance Center, Tower 100, Level 1)

 

FRIDAY, FEB. 24

 

7 a.m.-6 p.m.

Mackinac Center Open

(Mackinac Ballroom, Level 5)

  • 7-8:30 a.m. – MPF Continental Breakfast
  • 7 a.m.-6 p.m. – Bay Cliff Health Camp Donation Drop-off, MPF charity auction, MPA product store, educational program material and speaker introduction pick-up, banquet ticket exchange, purchase 50/50 raffle tickets, House of Delegates packet pick-up, SMPA Scavenger Hunt form

 

7 a.m.-7 p.m.   

Convention Registration Open

(Renaissance Ballroom Foyer, Level 4)

 

7:30-9 a.m.

Osteoporosis Screening and Upcoming Osteoporosis Medications

(Marquette A-B, Level 5)

Application-based Activity, 1.5 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-100-L01-P and #0112-0000-17-100-L01-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

Joseph P. Fava, Pharm.D., clinical assistant professor, Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Detroit, Mich.; and Mary Beth O’Connell, Pharm.D., associate professor, Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Detroit, Mich.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to interview a patient to determine calcium and vitamin D needs and osteoporosis fracture risk, explain the pharmacology and role of agents from two new medication classes of osteoporosis medications and compare romosozumab and abaloparatide to current prescription osteoporosis medications.

 

Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to explain toxicity from excessive calcium intake, identify the types of data needed to be gathered to estimate a patient's osteoporosis fracture risk and explain the role and patient education for newer osteoporosis medications.
Handout #1

Handout #2

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7:30-9 a.m.

House Dust Mite Sublingual Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis and Asthma in Pediatric Patients

(Cadillac A-B, Level 5)

Knowledge-based Activity, 1.5 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-101-L01-P

Target Audience: Pharmacists (This program is not accredited for pharmacy technician continuing education credit.)

Jessika R. Richards, Pharm.D., PGY-2 Pediatric Pharmacy Resident, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to recognize the prevalence of house dust mite allergens and their association with allergic rhinitis and asthma, describe the epidemiology and economic burden of allergic rhinitis and asthma, explain the pathophysiology of IgE-mediated hypersensitivity reactions, identify current non-pharmacological and pharmacological strategies for the treatment of allergic rhinitis and discuss the role of sublingual house dust mite immunotherapy in the management of allergic rhinitis and asthma.
Handout

Slides

 

7:30 a.m.-9 a.m.

Overview of Noncancer Pain Treatment and 2016 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids

(Ambassador Ballroom, Salon 1, Level 3)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.5 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-102-L01-P and #0112-0000-17-102-L01-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

This program meets requirements for obtaining pain management continuing education requirements for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

Jonathan F. Doellner, Pharm.D., ambulatory clinical pharmacy specialist, Henry Ford Health System, Lansing, Mich.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to explain the differences between nociceptive and neuropathic pain, describe the role of acetaminophen, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), opioids, and other adjuvant analgesics in the outpatient management of acute and chronic pain, and discuss the 2016 recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guideline for opioid use in chronic pain management as well as opioid Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warning label changes.

 

Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to explain the differences between nociceptive and neuropathic pain, recognize current treatment options and prevention strategies for the outpatient management of opioid-related side effects, and identify two recommendations from the 2016 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guideline for opioid use in chronic pain management.
Handout

Slides

 

7:30-9 a.m.

Advancing the Roles for Pharmacy Technicians in an Evolving Health Care Environment: Failure is Not an Option! (Marquette A-B, Level 5)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.5 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-103-L04-P and #0112-0000-17-103-L04-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

This program meets patient safety requirements for pharmacy technicians.

Miriam Mobley Smith, Pharm.D., director of strategic alliances, Pharmacy Technician Certification Board, Washington, DC

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to describe the national landscape and expanded roles for pharmacy technicians, identify the differences in pharmacy technician education and licensing requirements across state regulatory boards, describe the potential for enhanced patient care, patient safety, and pharmacy technician accountability through pharmacy technician accredited education, licensure and certification and compare and contrast pharmacist and pharmacy technician viewpoints on pharmacy technician education, training and certification.
Slides

 

9-10:30 a.m.

The Long and the Short of It: Development of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs in Long-term Care Facilities (LaSalle A-B, Level 5)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.5 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-104-L01-P and #0112-0000-17-104-L04-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians 

Michael D. Tiberg, Pharm.D., clinical pharmacy specialist in infectious diseases, Antimicrobial Stewardship Optimization, Traverse City, Mich.; Nicholas P. Torney, Pharm.D., clinical pharmacist, infectious diseases, Munson Medical Center, Traverse City, Mich., and Derek J. Vander Horst, Pharm.D., PGY2 infectious diseases pharmacy resident, Munson Medical Center, Traverse City, Mich.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to define the core elements of antimicrobial stewardship for nursing homes which were identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), identify current resources available for pharmacists and other healthcare providers who are interested in developing antimicrobial stewardship services at long-term care facilities and discuss specific antimicrobial stewardship interventions for long-term facilities within the community.
Slides

 

9-10:30 a.m.

Life After Graduation: Real-life Perspectives

(Cadillac A-B, Level 5)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.5 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-105-L04-P

Target Audience: Pharmacists (This program is not accredited for pharmacy technician continuing education credit.)

Stephanie L. LaPointe, Pharm.D., manager, education and training, Diplomat, Flint, Mich. and Sarah F. Mahoney, Pharm.D., pharmacist, Memorial Healthcare, Saint Charles, Mich.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to summarize strategies used to cope with the student to licensed-pharmacist transition, describe how to successfully prepare for an interview and the various types of questions asked, identify ways to stay actively involved within the pharmacy profession after graduation and outline techniques/resources available for staying up-to-date on pharmacy-related news and updates.

 

9-10:30 a.m.

Patient Safety Pearls

(Ambassador Ballroom, Salon 1, Level 3)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.5 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-106-L05-P and #0112-0000-17-106-L05-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

This program meets patient safety requirements for pharmacy technicians.

Azadeh Ali-Moghaddam, Pharm.D., clinical pharmacist, Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan, Detroit, Mich.; Mary E. Burkhardt, R.Ph., director of pharmacy, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Mich.; John M. Mohler, R.Ph., pharmacy manager, Ascension, Dearborn, Mich.; Rahul Shah, Pharm.D., program manager for medication safety, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Mich.; Rodney D. Sharp, consultant pharmacist, St. John Specialty Pharmacy, Shelby Township, Mich. and Jamie C. Tharp, Pharm.D., pharmacy manager, University of Michigan HomeMed, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to describe medication safety best practices in several different practice areas, describe how lean methodologies can be employed to support medication safety and identify a medication safety best practice he/she can implement in his/her practice.
Handout

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Slides #5  

 

9-10:30 a.m.

New Drug Update 2017

(Ambassador Ballroom, Salons 2-3, Level 3)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.5 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-107-L01-P and #0112-0000-17-107-L01-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

Brooke R. Roe, Pharm.D., pharmacist and residency program coordinator, Meijer Pharmacy, Byron Center, Mich. and Katie L. Wenstrom, Pharm.D., pharmacist and residency program director, Meijer Pharmacy, Grand Ledge, Mich.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to identify significant therapeutic agents that were granted U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval in the past year, describe indications, doses, adverse effects, drug interactions and pertinent patient counseling points for recently approved medications and discuss the clinical impact and potential role in therapy of recently approved medications.    

 

Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to identify significant therapeutic agents that were granted U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval in the past year, describe patient populations that may be affected by these newly approved medications and discuss the clinical impact and potential role in therapy of recently approved medications.
Handout

                                                                                     

10:45 a.m.-Noon

Diabetes Management Update

(LaSalle A-B, Level 5)

Application-based Activity; 1.25 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-109-L01-P and #0112-0000-17-109-L01-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

Janna Fett, Pharm.D., ambulatory care specialist, Pharmaceutical Services, Beaumont Health, Royal Oak, Mich. and Dana D. Staat, Pharm.D., clinical pharmacy specialist, Spectrum Health, Zeeland, Mich.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to discuss the mechanism of distribution for the new insulins being developed for the treatment of diabetes, compare and contrast the potential benefits and risks associated with treating diabetes with newly developed insulins, assess new and emerging non-insulin treatment options for hyperglycemia to determine appropriate place in therapy, and analyze recent literature assessing the cardiovascular benefits of non-insulin pharmacologic therapies.
Handout

Slides #1

Slides #2

 

10:45 a.m.-Noon

Writing for your Professional Life

(Cadillac A-B, Level 5)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.25 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-110-L04-P and #0112-0000-17-110-L04-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

Kristina Bird, M.A., communications manager, Michigan Pharmacists Association, Lansing, Mich.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to explain the relationship between the aim of writing and effective message making, define the key writing strategies for academia and publication and describe the key writing strategies for patient and business communications.
Handout

 

10:45 a.m.-Noon

Legislative Priorities of the 99th Legislature: 2017-2018

(Ambassador Ballroom, Salons 2-3, Level 3)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.25 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-111-L03-P and #0112-0000-17-111-L03-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

This program meets pharmacy law requirements for pharmacy technicians.

Klint Kesto, State Representative, Michigan House of Representatives, Commerce Township, Mich.; Arlan B. Meekhof, State Senator and Senate Majority Leader, Michigan State Senate, West Olive, Mich.; Andy Schor, State Representative, Michigan House of Representatives, Lansing, Mich.; Sam Singh, State Representative and House Minority Leader, Michigan House of Representatives, East Lansing, Mich. and Hank Vaupel, State Representative and Chairman of Health Policy, Michigan House of Representatives, Mich.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to identify issues being considered by the Michigan Legislature and stakeholders that may impact pharmacy and healthcare, identify the need for pharmacy professionals to become involved in the legislative process and advocacy and explain the impact of the state budget upon healthcare programs and the citizens of Michigan.

 

10:45 a.m.-Noon

Identifying Victims of Human Trafficking

(Ambassador Ballroom, Salon 1, Level 3)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.25 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-112-L04-P and #0112-0000-17-112-L04-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

This program meets human trafficking educational requirements.

Ronald Devers, CIC, CPIA, CAWC, agency manager, PSI Insurance Agency, Lansing, Mich.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to describe the types of human trafficking and the larger societal problems associated with human trafficking, recognize the warning signs of human trafficking and how to identify trafficking victims in pharmacy and healthcare settings and provide resources for pharmacy personnel to report, identify and support suspected
Handout

 

Noon-1 p.m.

A Pharmacist's Guide to Reducing the Burden of Influenza: Current Prevention and Treatment Strategies (Ambassador Ballroom, Salon 1, Level 3)

Application-based Activity; 1.0 contact hour

ACPE Universal Activity #0022-9999-17-012-L01-P

Target Audience: Pharmacists (this program is not accredited for pharmacy technician continuing education credit).

Michael Hogue, Pharm.D., FAPhA, FNAP, associate dean, Center for Faith and Health, Samford University College of Health Sciences, and professor of pharmacy, Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Birmingham, Ala.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to differentiate among the currently available influenza vaccines, select an appropriate vaccine based on patient factors and preferences, apply strategies aimed to increase influenza vaccination rates, improve acceptance of immunization by patients in various clinical settings, identify patients at risk of influenza-associated complications and mortality and appropriately initiate antiviral therapy to minimize the burden of disease. (Please note: this program is accredited through the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy as a provider of continuing pharmacy education through the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Participants will need to go to CECentral.com to complete an evaluation form and earn credit. Complete instructions on how to earn credit will be provided to participants at this program.)
Slides

 

12:30-1:30 p.m.

An Update on COPD and New Devices

(LaSalle A-B, Level 5)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.0 contact hour

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-114-L01-P

Target Audience: Pharmacists (this program is not accredited for pharmacy technician continuing education credit.)

Allison C. Liao, Pharm.D., pharmacist, Meijer Pharmacy, Grandville, Mich. and Michelle J. Sahr, Pharm.D., pharmacist, Meijer Pharmacy, Jenison, Mich.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to identify recently approved inhalers and devices used to treat Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using specific inhalers/devices, explain how to use each specific inhaler discussed in today’s presentation and recall how to develop an applicable treatment plan for a patient suffering from COPD for given patient case scenarios.
Handout

Slides

 

Noon-1:30 p.m.   

Pharmacy PAC Luncheon

(Nicolet A-B, Level 5)

Ticket is required.

 

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Opening Session: Motivational Interviewing to Promote Behavior Change

(Ambassador Ballroom, Salons 2-3, Level 3)

Application-based Activity; 1.5 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-115-L04-P and #0112-0000-17-115-L04-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

Sarah E. Kelling, R.Ph., clinical assistant professor of pharmacy, University of Michigan College of Pharmacy, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to summarize the directing, guiding and following communication styles, describe the four processes of motivational interviewing and practice using OARS, agenda mapping, asking evocative questions and goal attainment scaling.

 

Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to summarize the directing, guiding and following communication styles, describe the four processes of motivational interviewing and practice using OARS, agenda mapping, asking evocative questions and goal attainment scaling.
Handout

Slides

 

3:30-7:30 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Open

(Renaissance Ballroom, Level 4)

Open on Friday only this year, the Exhibit Hall is a highlight for many Convention attendees. The Exhibit Hall promises to be a fun experience. Visit exhibitors and earn tickets to play at game stations and win prizes or have your picture taken at the photo booth and get a chair massage. The more exhibitors visited, the more tickets you will earn. A cash bar will be open from 3:30-7:30 p.m., and pizza will be available from 5:30-7 p.m. Children under the age of 16 years will not be allowed in the Exhibit Hall. Absolutely no food or beverage may be brought into the Exhibit Hall unless ordered from the hotel’s catering department.

 

6-7 p.m.

Michigan Pharmacy PAC Governor’s Club Reception

(Hospitality Suite 6416, Floor 64)

A special elevator key card is required to access the 64th floor. Meet MPA staff at the elevator on Level 5 at 6 p.m. to be escorted to this reception.

 

7-9 p.m.

Ferris State University College of Pharmacy Alumni Reception

(LaSalle A-B, Level 5)

 

7:30-8:30 p.m.

Pharmacy Tech Connect Reception

(Hospitality Suite 6416, Floor 64)

A special elevator key card is required to access the 64th floor. Meet MPA staff at the elevator on Level 5 at 7:30 p.m. to be escorted to this reception.

 

7:30-8:30 p.m.

PHP Sponsored 12-Step Open Meeting

(Cadillac A-B, Level 5)

Join your colleagues for a 12-Step open meeting.

 

7:30-8:30 p.m.

Night on the Town Meet Up

(Marriott Hotel Lobby, Level 3)

Planning to attend the Night on the Town event, meet MPA staff in the Marriott Hotel lobby on Level 3 to obtain a People Mover token and head over to the Punch Bowl Social. Groups will depart at 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m., and 8:30 p.m.

 

8-11 p.m.

Night on the Town

(Punch Bowl Social, 1331 Broadway St.Detroit)

This event is an opportunity for young pharmacists and student pharmacists to meet and network on Friday evening. Take the opportunity to re-connect with your colleagues from pharmacy school or make new connections with the next generation of pharmacy professionals at the Punch Bowl Social featuring old school fun such as bowling, darts, marbles, ping pong, shuffle board, vintage arcade games and karaoke.

 

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 25

 

Mackinac Center Open

 (Mackinac Ballroom, Level 5)

  • 7-8:30 a.m. – MPF Continental Breakfast
  • 7 a.m.-Noon – Banquet Ticket Exchange
  • 7 a.m.-3 p.m. – Bay Cliff Health Camp Donation Drop-off
  • 7 a.m.-6 p.m. – MPF Charity Auction Open and MPA Product Store Open
  • 7 a.m.-6 p.m. – Educational program material and speaker introduction pick-up, purchase 50/50 raffle tickets, House of Delegates packet pick-up, SMPA Scavenger Hunt form
  • 9:30-10:30 p.m. – MPF Charity Auction Winner Pick-up

 

7 a.m.-6 p.m.   

Convention Registration Open

(Renaissance Ballroom Foyer, Level 4)

 

7:30-9 a.m.   

LADC Breakfast Program

(Nicolet A-B, Level 5)

 

7:30-8 a.m.

PSI Invitational Breakfast

(Cadillac A-B, Level 5)

Invitation only. Pre-registration was required.

 

7:30-9 a.m.

Pharmacotherapy for the Treatment of Osteoporosis

(Cadillac A-B, Level 5)

Application-based Activity; 1.5 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-117-L01-P and #0112-0000-17-117-L01-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

Sarah E. Kelling, R.Ph., clinical assistant professor of pharmacy, University of Michigan College of Pharmacy, Ann Arbor, Mich. and Tami L. Remington, Pharm.D., clinical professor, University of Michigan College of Pharmacy, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to summarize the prevalence and impact of osteoporosis on patients, families and communities, compare and contrast first and second line pharmacotherapy options for the treatment of osteoporosis and formulate a plan that incorporates evidence-based recommendations, patient-specific factors and decision aids when available for the treatment of osteoporosis. 

 

Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to summarize the prevalence and impact of osteoporosis on patients, families and communities, recognize medications used to treat osteoporosis and describe how patients and families can use decision aids as part of the treatment plan process.
Handout

Slides

 

7:30-9 a.m.

Medication Error Awareness and Methods to Decrease Quality Related Events in the Community Pharmacy Setting

(Ambassador Ballroom, Salon 1, Level 3)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.5 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-118-L05-P and #0112-0000-17-118-L05-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

This program meets patient safety requirements for pharmacy technicians.

Rony S. Foumia, Pharm.D., pharmacy district manager, Rite Aid Pharmacy, Commerce Township, Mich.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to identify the root causes for medication dispensing incidents in the community pharmacy setting, explain how to make systematic changes to lessen the likelihood of medication dispensing errors from occurring and discuss how to appropriately handle medication dispensing incidents when they occur.
Slides

 

8-9 a.m.

Turning MTM Challenges into Winning Strategies

(Brule A-B, Level 5)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.0 contact hour

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-116-L04-P and #0112-0000-17-116-L04-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists (this program is not accredited for pharmacy technician continuing education credit.)

Heather Balzer, Pharm.D., pharmacist, Central Pharmacy, Chesaning, Mich.; Sarah M. Barden, Pharm.D., M.B.A., director of business development, Pharmacy Services Inc., Lansing, Mich.; Theresa Buist, Pharm.D., clinical services coordinator, Pharmacy Care, Middleville, Mich. and Betty J. Chaffee, Pharm.D., owner and sole proprietor, BetterMyMeds, Dexter, Mich.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to identify three challenges to completing medication therapy management (MTM) with patients, list three strategies to overcome identified challenges and explain how pharmacy technicians can be utilized to assist with MTM.
Handout

 

9-10:30 a.m.

Keynote Session: Decoding Pharmacogenomics

(Ambassador Ballroom, Salons 2-3, Level 3)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.25 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-119-L04-P and #0112-0000-17-119-L04-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

David R. Bright, Pharm.D., associate professor, Ferris State University College of Pharmacy, Big Rapids, Mich.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to define pharmacogenomics in patient-friendly terms, list two sources of information that a pharmacist could reference for answering pharmacogenomics questions and identify at least two drug-gene pairs where pharmacogenomics may be relevant.
Slides

 

9 a.m.-Noon

SMPA Professional Headshot Fundraiser

(Renaissance Foyer, Level 4)

The Student Michigan Pharmacists Association (SMPA) is hosting this fundraiser as an opportunity for student pharmacists as well as practicing pharmacists to get a professional headshot taken for a nominal fee. Pharmacy professionals often need an updated photo for social media pages, website promotions or for use in presentations. This is a convenient way to get yours updated. The photos will be taken by a professional photographer, touched up if needed and e-mailed as an electronic file. The fee is $10 for students and $20 for practitioners. A portion of the proceeds will be contributed to Pharmacy PAC and used to support future SMPA activities.

 

10:30 a.m.-Noon   

Student Pharmacist Educational Programming: Tips and Techniques for Delivering a Great Presentation

(Renaissance Ballroom, Columbus, Level 4)

Target Audience: Student Pharmacists (This program is not available to pharmacists and pharmacy technicians and is not accredited for continuing education.)

Ronald Devers, CIC, CPIA, CAWC, agency manager, PSI Insurance Agency, Lansing, Mich.

Every student pharmacist will have to deliver professional presentations before they graduate from pharmacy school. Ron Devers has been delivering professional presentations for years. His experience ranges from insurance certification classes and religious sermons to pharmacy presentations and comedian performances on stage. Regardless of the setting and the topic, Devers has been able to hold the attention of the Target Audience while delivering a powerful message. Participants should gain valuable tips to deliver a powerful presentation and techniques to keep the Target Audience engaged. Student Pharmacists attending this session will also receive a “convention survival bag” (while supplies last) compliments of Rite Aid. (This program is generously sponsored by Rite Aid.)

 

10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Enhance EQ and Engagement: Increase Leadership Effectiveness

(Brule A-B, Level 5)

Application-based Activity; 5.0 contact hours

ACPE University Activity #0112-0000-17-113-L04-P and #0112-0000-17-113-L04-T

Brenda J. Wagenknecht-Ivey, Ph.D., chief operations officer, PRAXIS Consulting Inc., Denver, Colo.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to use communication skills to enhance patient care and leadership effectiveness in all healthcare settings, use strategies for increasing engagement of employees and patient care/work teams and apply new leadership skills to enhance team and departmental performance. Participation is restricted to current MPF Health Professional Leadership Academy participants.

 

10:45 a.m.-Noon

Should we be holding our breath? Updates in Current Management of COPD

(LaSalle A-B, Level 5)

Application-based Activity; 1.25 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-120-L01-P and #0112-0000-17-120-L01-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

Nada M. Farhat, Pharm.D., PGY2 ambulatory care pharmacy resident, University of Michigan Health System, and clinical instructor, University of Michigan College of Pharmacy, Ann Arbor, Mich. and Amber Lanae Smith, Pharm.D., assistant clinical professor, Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and clinical pharmacy specialist in ambulatory care, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mich.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to discuss new GOLD recommendations for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) management, evaluate new treatment options and inhaler devices for COPD and formulate factors that help aid in the selection of specific treatment options for COPD.

 

Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to identify different inhaler devices for patients with COPD, list appropriate counseling points for specific inhalers and identify patient factors that may help aid in the selection of specific treatment options.
Slides

 

10:45 a.m.-Noon

Naloxone Access: Expanding the Role of the Pharmacist

(Ambassador Ballroom, Salon 2-3, Level 3)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.25 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-121-L01-P and #0112-0000-17-121-L01-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

This program meets requirements for obtaining pain management continuing education requirements for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

Victoria Tutag Lehr, Pharm.D., associate professor, pharmacy practice, Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Detroit, Mich.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to identify the clinical signs and symptoms of opioid overdose, list the dosage and common adverse effects of naloxone for opioid overdose, develop a monitoring plan for a person who has received a dose of naloxone for management of overdose-include caregiver education points, select an appropriate formulations of naloxone for a person in a given clinical situation and discuss the implications of the naloxone standing order protocol (2016 House Bill 5326) on practice.

 

Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to identify the clinical signs and symptoms of opioid overdose, list the currently available formulations of naloxone for use in treating opioid overdose in the community, list the mechanism of action, dosage and common adverse effects of naloxone for opioid overdose and discuss implications of the naloxone standing order protocol (2016 House Bill 5326) for the pharmacy technician.
Handout

 

10:45 a.m.-Noon

I Want to Lose Weight, Sleep Better and Feel Happy: What Dietary Supplement Should I Take?

(Ambassador Ballroom, Salon 1, Level 3)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.25 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-122-L01-P and #0112-0000-17-122-L01-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists

Brittney Stewart, Pharm.D., clinical assistant professor, Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Livonia, Mich.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to discuss the current trends with dietary supplement use, describe the indication(s), safety concerns and clinical evidence to support recommended use for commonly used dietary supplements and explain how to use an evidence-based approach to provide patient counseling and recommendations for dietary supplements.
Slides

 

10:45 a.m.-Noon

You Planned Your Career, Now Plan Your Future!

(Marquette A-B, Level 5)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.25 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-132-L04-P and #0112-0000-17-132-L04-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

Reuben D. Levinsohn, partner, financial advisor, Washington Avenue Advisors, Lansing, Mich. and Amanda Pavlat, financial advisor, Washington Avenue Advisors, Lansing, Mich.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to discuss financial planning and tax strategies that will assist a pharmacy professional in addressing wealth management concerns such as financing the purchase of a new pharmacy and investing in a new pharmacy service, explain how to create a plan for managing personal or pharmacy debt that addresses length of projected repayment considering cash flow requirements, discuss potential exit strategies that will allow for retirement or selling a pharmacy and describe how to implement various estate and assess protection strategies in their pharmacy and personal life to protect their valuable career assets.

 

10:30 a.m.-Noon

Pharmacy Exchange Forum

(Renaissance Ballroom, Cabot, Level 4)

Key pharmacy decision makers and participating exhibitors will meet for one-on-one discussion. Invitation only.

 

Noon-12:30 p.m.   

MPF Health Professional Leadership Academy Luncheon

(Brule A-B, Level 5)

Invitation only. Restricted to current MPF Health Professional Leadership Academy participants.

 

Noon-1:30 p.m.   

CSPM Annual Meeting and Luncheon

(Cadillac A-B, Level 5)

Ticket is required. Pre-registration necessary. Onsite registrations for this luncheon will not be accepted. The Annual Meeting and Luncheon is from noon-12:30 p.m. A continuing education program on “Access, Barriers and Coordination: The ABC’s of Continuity of Care in Specialty Pharmacy,” delivered by Michael W. Crowe, Pharm.D., senior manager of clinical services and Stephanie M. Patten, C.Ph.T., director of patient access services and reimbursement. Both speakers work at Diplomat Pharmacy in Flint, Mich. The program will occur immediately following the luncheon from 12:30-1:30 p.m. At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to define a limited distribution drug (LDD) and discuss the role that specialty pharmacy plays in the management of LDD drugs, list barriers to accessing specialty drugs and the solutions for overcoming and describe steps taken by specialty pharmacies to coordinate care with prescribers. The luncheon and continuing education program is limited to individuals who pre-registered for this activity. Walk-ins will not be allowed admission. (Target Audience: Pharmacists; ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-125-L04-P; 1.0 contact hour; Knowledge-based Activity)

 

Noon-1:30 p.m.   

MSCP Annual Meeting and Luncheon

(Nicolet A-B, Level 5)

Ticket is required. Pre-registration necessary. Onsite registrations for this luncheon will not be accepted. The Annual Meeting and Luncheon is from noon-12:30 p.m. A continuing education program, “Customer Service: Effective Communication,” will be delivered by Stephanie A. Lopez, senior manager of quality and accreditation and Valerie A. Popelier, manager of organizational development. Both speakers work at Diplomat Pharmacy in Flint, Mich. The program will occur immediately following the luncheon from 12:30-1:30 p.m. At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to identify their communication styles to better communicate with customers, recognize others' communication styles to better understand their needs and discuss techniques to help build and maintain customer relationships. The luncheon and continuing education program is limited to individuals who pre-registered for this activity. Walk-ins will not be allowed admission. (Target Audience: Pharmacists; ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-123-L04-P; 1.0 contact hour; Knowledge-based Activity)

 

Noon-1:30 p.m.   

MSHP Student Pharmacist Luncheon

(Renaissance Ballroom, Columbus, Level 4)

Ticket is required. Pre-registration necessary. Onsite registrations for this luncheon will not be accepted.

 

Noon-1:30 p.m.   

MSPT Annual Meeting and Luncheon

(Richard A-B, Level 5)

Ticket is required. Pre-registration necessary. Onsite registrations for this luncheon will not be accepted.

 

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Creating a Culture of Collaboration and Interprofessional Teaming

(Ambassador Ballroom, Salon 1, Level 3)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.0 contact hour

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-126-L04-P

Target Audience: Pharmacists (this program is not accredited for pharmacy technician continuing education credit.)

Katherine J. Dontje, Ph.D., FNP-BC, FAANP, associate professor and nurse practitioner, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich. and Deborah L. Virant-Young, Pharm.D., clinical pharmacy manager, McLaren – Flint, and assistant professor of pharmacology and toxicology, Michigan State University College of Medicine, White Lake, Mich.

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to describe the foundations of IPE, discuss the challenges related to facilitating team building with health professions' student to provide population centered care, identify techniques that can be used within the clinical setting for health professions' students to learn and discuss challenges and barriers related to IPE and explore how IPE facilitation differs from individual professional facilitation.  
Slides 

 

1:30-3 p.m.

NASPA-NMA Student Pharmacist Self-care Championship

(Ambassador Ballroom, Salons 2-3, Level 3)

Application-based Activity; 1.5 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-127-L01-P and #0112-0000-17-127-L01-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

Participants: Ferris State University – Mitch Cavanaugh, Shelbye Herbin, Colleen Lewellyan, Scott Tilmann;

University of Michigan – Jessica Arabi, Codie Barron, Julia Fuhst, Emily Kaip; Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences – Chandni Patel, Ruby Qureshi, Andrew Stone, Xhilda Xhemali

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to identify and explain aspects of the effective and safe practice of pharmacy self-care treatment, describe at least two over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medication interactions that pharmacists and pharmacy technicians should be aware of and identify counseling points for at least three OTC medications. Recipients of the Michigan Pharmacy Foundation scholarships will be recognized at this session.

 

1:30-6 p.m.

SMPA Professional Headshot Fundraiser (Continued)

(Renaissance Foyer, Level 4)

The Student Michigan Pharmacists Association (SMPA) is hosting this fundraiser as an opportunity for student pharmacists as well as practicing pharmacists to get a professional headshot taken for a nominal fee. Pharmacy professionals often need an updated photo for social media pages, website promotions or for use in presentations. This is a convenient way to get yours updated. The photos will be taken by a professional photographer, touched up if needed and e-mailed as an electronic file. The fee is $10 for students and $20 for practitioners. A portion of the proceeds will be contributed to Pharmacy PAC and used to support future SMPA activities.

 

3:15-4:30 p.m.

What Local Pharmacists Need to Know about the Latest in Drug Trends

(Marquette A-B, Level 5)

Application-based Activity; 1.25 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-128-L04-P and #0112-0000-17-128-L04-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

Kenneth E. Krygel, advanced police trainer alcohol and drugs, Macomb Community College, Criminal Justice Institute, Clinton Township, Mich.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to discuss the impact of over-the-counter drugs on today’s youth, recognize when a common product can become a drug, discuss the future of drug abuse and how local pharmacists and pharmacy technicians can become vigilant and explain what pharmacists and pharmacy technicians should do when suspected drug abuse is happening.
Handout #1

Handout #2

Handout #3

Handout #4

 

3:15-4:30 p.m.

Demystifying the Business of Clinical Practice: Billing and Practice Fundamentals

(LaSalle A-B, Level 5)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.25 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-129-L04-P and #0112-0000-17-129-L04-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

Mary Ann Kliethermes, Pharm.D., vice-chair and professor, Chicago College of Pharmacy, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, Ill.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to describe the healthcare payers and the current venues of healthcare service reimbursement, recognize and define basic healthcare billing structure and terms, describe the current revenue options and corresponding billing codes available for pharmacist patient care services and list three practice strategies to effectively integrate in team based models of care.
Handout

Slides

 

3:15-4:30 p.m.

Naloxone – How to Save a Life

(Cadillac A-B, Level 5)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.25 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-130-L01-P and #0112-0000-17-130-L01-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

Sandra K. Dettmann, M.D., president and chief executive officer, The Dettmann Center, Grand Rapids, Mich.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to explain the causes of the opiate epidemic, identify customers who would benefit from the availability of Naloxone in their homes, discuss the safety profile of naloxone, and discuss how to approach customers in a nonjudgmental way to open the discussion regarding the need for Naloxone in their homes.
Handout

 

3:15-4:30 p.m.

Here's What Happened: Pharmacy Law 2017

(Renaissance Ballroom, Cabot, Level 4)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.25 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-131-L03-P and #0112-0000-17-131-L03-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

This program meets pharmacy law requirements for pharmacy technicians.

Eric D. Roath, Pharm.D., director of professional practice, Michigan Pharmacists Association, Lansing, Mich.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to identify key changes made to the Michigan Public Health Code in 2016, discuss relevant policy changes related to government-funded healthcare payers and identify legislative and regulatory priorities for Michigan pharmacists in 2017.

 

3:30-5 p.m.   

Student Pharmacist Educational Programming: Transitioning from Student to Practitioner – Get the Scoop!

(Renaissance Ballroom, Columbus, Level 4)

Target Audience: Student Pharmacists (This program is not available to pharmacists and pharmacy technicians and is not accredited for continuing education.)

This program will feature panelists who have taken different career paths after graduation. Each panelist will provide a brief summary of the benefits of the route they chose. Topics to be discussed include residencies, fellowship and jumping directly into the workforce. In addition, opportunities and resources available through MPA will be described. A brief question and answer session will occur with the panelists then students will be encouraged to participate in roundtable discussions.

 

4:30-6 p.m.

Understanding the Veterinary Patient: A Primer for Pharmacy

(Richard A-B, Level 5)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.5 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-133-L01-P and #0112-0000-17-133-L01-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

This program meets pharmacy law requirements for pharmacy technicians.

Adam M. King, C.Ph.T., billing, technology and regulatory specialist, Keystone Pharmacy, Grand Rapids, Mich. and Thomas A. Magnifico, R.Ph., pharmacist, veterinary compounding specialist, Keystone Pharmacy, Grand Rapids, Mich.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to discuss the role of veterinarians, their education, their terminology and their patients, identify common commercial and compounded medications and dosage forms utilized by veterinarians, discuss federal and state regulations that effect both veterinary medicine and pharmacy and identify resources and references for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to use in their practice.
Handout

Slides

 

4:30-6 p.m.

Billing Strategies for Pharmacists in Ambulatory Settings

(LaSalle A-B, Level 5)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.5 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-134-L04-P and #0112-0000-17-134-L04-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

This program meets pharmacy law requirements for pharmacy technicians.

Hae Mi Choe, Pharm.D., associate dean and director of pharmacy innovations and partnerships, University of Michigan College of Pharmacy, Ann Arbor, Mich.; Candice L. Garwood, Pharm.D., clinical associate professor, Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Detroit, Mich.; Diana Kostoff, Pharm.D., clinical pharmacy coordinator, ambulatory hematology and oncology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Mich. and Amber Lanae Smith, Pharm.D., assistant clinical professor, Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and clinical pharmacy specialist in ambulatory care, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mich.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

 

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to discuss ambulatory care practice management scenarios in various healthcare settings throughout Michigan, discuss hospital-based billing strategies including facility fee billing and Medicare reimbursement, discuss billing opportunities with commercial health plans and recall alternative ways to financially justify an ambulatory care practice within specialty clinics.
Handout #1

Handout #2

Handout #3

Handout #4

Slides #1

Slides #2

Slides #3

Slides #4

 

4:30-6 p.m.

New MAPS – What to Expect

(Renaissance Ballroom, Cabot, Level 4)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.5 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-135-L04-P and #0112-0000-17-135-L04-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

This program meets pharmacy law requirements for pharmacy technicians.

Kim Gaedeke, director, Michigan Bureau of Professional Licensing, Lansing, Mich.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to discuss requirements for using Michigan Automated Prescription System (MAPS), explain the new registration and login process for MAPS and explain new features of the prescription monitoring program.

 

4:30-6 p.m.

Cultural Awareness: Caring for Our Patients Who Are LGTBQ

(Cadillac A-B, Level 5)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.5 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-136-L01-P and #0112-0000-17-136-L01-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

Susan DeVuyst-Miller, Pharm.D., assistant professor, Ferris State University College of Pharmacy, Grand Rapids, Mich.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to identify key terms related to gender identity, dysphoria and transgender hormone therapy, discuss barriers to care in Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Bisexual and Queer (LGTBQ) patient care and explain the role of the pharmacist in LGTBQ patient care.
Handout

 

5-5:30 p.m.   

SMPA Scavenger Hunt Prize Drawing

(Renaissance Ballroom, Columbus, Level 4)

All students who participated in the Scavenger Hunt and submitted a completed form by the 3:30 p.m. program should attend the prize drawing.

 

6:30-7 p.m.   

Pre-banquet Reception

(Ambassador Ballroom Foyer, Level 3)

All Convention attendees are invited to attend this beer and wine reception.

 

7-9:30 p.m.   

Annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony

(Ambassador Ballroom, Salons 2-3, Level 3)

Reserved-seat ticket is required. Persons attending the banquet must exchange the voucher located in their badge envelope for a reserved-seat ticket no later than noon on Saturday in the Mackinac Center on Level 5. Persons without a reserved-seat ticket will not be allowed admission into the banquet. Limited tickets will be available for purchase onsite.

 

 

SUNDAY, FEB. 26

 

Mackinac Center Open

(Mackinac Ballroom, Level 5)

  • 7-8:30 a.m. – MPF Continental Breakfast
  • 7 a.m.-1 p.m. – MPF Charity Auction Winner Pick-up, Purchase 50/50 Raffle Tickets, MPA Product Store Open
  • 7 a.m.-2 p.m. – Educational Program Material and Speaker Introduction Pick-up

 

7 a.m.-2 p.m.   

Convention Registration Open

(Renaissance Ballroom Foyer, Level 4)

 

7:30-9 a.m.   

MSHP Delegate Caucus Breakfast

(LaSalle A-B, Level 5)

The MSHP Delegate Caucus Breakfast will be held prior to MPA’s House of Delegates Session. Invitation only. Onsite registration for this breakfast program will not be accepted.

 

8-9 a.m.   

Past President Breakfast

(Hospitality Suite 6416, Floor 64)

Invitation only. Pre-registration is necessary.

A special elevator key card is required to access the 64th floor. Meet MPA staff at the elevator on Level 5 at 8 a.m. to be escorted to this reception.

 

8-9:30 a.m.

HIV/AIDS: A Treatment Strategy Overview and Update

(Nicolet A-B, Level 5)

Application-based Activity; 1.5 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-137-L02-P and #0112-0000-17-137-L02-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

Valerie P. Franklin, Pharm.D., manager, hepatitis and HIV center of excellence, Diplomat Pharmacy, Flint, Mich., Stephanie L. LaPointe, Pharm.D., manager, education and training, Diplomat, Flint, Mich. and Michael J. Phalen, Pharm.D., PGY1 pharmacy resident, Diplomat Pharmacy, Grand Blanc, Mich.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to describe the basic treatment principles for the management of HIV infection including antiviral agent selection, side effect management and drug interaction assessment, delineate important characteristics of available therapies, as well as understand the potential impact of the HIV drug  pipeline and assess a patient case to determine appropriateness of a selected regimen for the following HIV associated issues:  HIV treatment,  PREP therapy and opportunistic infection management.    

 

Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to describe the basic treatment principles for the management of HIV infection, identify the current medications available for the treatment of HIV and discuss the challenges and risks that patients face regarding adherence to therapy.  

 

8-9:30 a.m.

Prescription Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Education

(Ambassador Ballroom, Salon 1, Level 3)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.5 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-138-L01-P and #0112-0000-17-138-L01-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

This program meets requirements for obtaining pain management continuing education requirements for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

Susan A. DeVuyst-Miller, Pharm.D., assistant professor, Ferris State University College of Pharmacy, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Farah M. Jalloul, Pharm.D. candidate, Ferris State University College of Pharmacy, Dearborn Heights, Mich. and Ryan C. Stankey, Pharm.D. candidate, Ferris State University College of Pharmacy, Byron Center, Mich.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to explain the role of opioid medications, describe the symptoms of and risk factors for opioid overdose, discuss the role of naloxone in preventing accidental prescription overdose and discuss the counseling and documentation process in naloxone distribution.

 

Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

 

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to explain the role of opioid medications, describe the symptoms of and risk factors for opioid overdose and discuss the role of naloxone in preventing accidental prescription overdose.
Handout #1

 

9:30-11 a.m.

Patient Safety in the Michigan Workplace

(Nicolet A-B, Level 5)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.5 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-139-L05-P and #0112-0000-17-139-L05-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

This program meets requirements for obtaining patient safety continuing education requirements for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

Eric Liu, Pharm.D., M.B.A., executive fellow, Michigan Pharmacists Association and Pharmacy Services Inc., Lansing, Mich.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to discuss pharmacists and pharmacy technician's current understanding of patient safety in the workplace, describe differences between the current system and a “just culture,” identify challenges in medication safety faced throughout pharmacy practice in Michigan and discuss ways that pharmacy professionals can enhance patient safety in the workplace.
Handout

Slides

 

9:30-11 a.m.

Engaging Community Pharmacy in Emergency Preparedness and Response: Lessons Learned from Flint

(Marquette A-B, Level 5)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.5 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-140-L04-P and #0112-0000-17-140-L04-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

Sarah M. Barden, Pharm.D., M.B.A., director of business development, Pharmacy Services Inc., Lansing, Mich.; Damon R. Gorelick, EMT-P, SNA analyst, Bureau of EMS, Trauma and Preparedness, Lansing, Mich.; Michelle L. Izor, Pharm.D., pharmacist, Kroger Pharmacy, Novi, Mich.; Gregory A. Pratt, R.Ph., staff pharmacist, PharmacyPlus, DeWitt, Mich. and Jennifer L. Terrill, M.A., emergency management coordinator, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Lansing, Mich.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to explain the importance of engaging community pharmacies in emergency preparedness and response, list three strategies pharmacies employed during the Flint Water Crisis to meet community needs and identify three challenges pharmacies faced in implementing a pharmacy-based lead testing program.
Handout #1

Handout #2

 

9:30-11 a.m.

Free the Pill: Moving Hormonal Contraceptives Over-the-Counter

(Ambassador Ballroom, Salon 1, Level 3)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.5 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-141-L01-P and #0112-0000-17-141-L01-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

Anne R. Ottney, Pharm.D., associate professor, Ferris State University College of Pharmacy, and clinical pharmacist, Sparrow Family Health Center, Leslie, Mich.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to describe the burden of unintended pregnancy in the United States, review currently available hormonal contraceptive methods, explain the differences between pharmacy access and over-the-counter access to hormonal contraceptives and identify state models for providing pharmacy access to hormonal contraceptives.
Handout

Slides

 

11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Optimizing the Medical Neighborhood: Transforming Care Coordination through the Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network (Marquette A-B, Level 5)

Application-based Activity; 1.25 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-142-L04-P and #0112-0000-17-142-L04-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

Troy Trygstad, vice president, pharmacy programs, Community Care of North Carolina, Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to

discuss strategies for creating a Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network (CPESN) to integrate community pharmacy into the medical neighborhood, evaluate the basic standards common to existing community pharmacy enhanced service networks (CPESNs) and outline processes and best practices for forming a CPESN.

 

9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

House of Delegates Session

2017 Pharmacy Legislative and Regulatory Trends

(Ambassador Ballroom, Salons 2-3, Level 3)

Knowledge-based Activity; only 1.0 contact hour

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-145-L03-P and #0112-0000-17-145-L03-T

This program meets pharmacy law requirements for pharmacy technicians.

Nichole L. Penny, R.Ph., chairman, Michigan Board of Pharmacy, Three Rivers, Mich. and Larry D. Wagenknecht, R.Ph., chief executive officer, Michigan Pharmacists Association, Lansing, Mich.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to discuss proposed state and federal legislation, discuss the impact of the Michigan Board of Pharmacy proposed administrative rule changes on the practice of pharmacy, explain how technician licensure and other legislation may impact the profession and discuss recent actions taken against pharmacists by the Michigan Board of Pharmacy.

 

11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Creating Pharmacy Networks and Billing

(Marquette A-B, Level 5)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.25 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-142-L04-P and #0112-0000-17-142-L04-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

Troy Trygstad, vice president, pharmacy programs, Community Care of North Carolina, Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to discuss the evidence based guidelines for the management of patients with COPD, use emerging evidence-based strategies and emerging treatment options to apply to the care of patients with COPD and outline the pharmacist's role in managing patients with COPD.   

 

11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The Pharmacist's Role in Managing Patients with COPD: An Evidence-based Approach

(Ambassador Ballroom, Salon 1, Level 3)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.25 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-143-L01-P

Target Audience: Pharmacists (This program is not accredited for pharmacy technician continuing education.)

Melissa Lipari, Pharm.D., clinical assistant professor, Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Detroit, Mich.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to discuss the evidence based guidelines for the management of patients with COPD, use emerging evidence-based strategies and emerging treatment options to apply to the care of patients with COPD and outline the pharmacist's role in managing patients with COPD.  
Slides 

 

12:30-2 p.m.

Legal Update

(Ambassador Ballroom, Salon 1, Level 3)

Knowledge-based Activity; 1.5 contact hours

ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-17-144-L03-P and #0112-0000-17-144-L03-T

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

This program meets pharmacy law requirements for pharmacy technicians.

Nicholas Nahorski, J.D., Foley, Baron, Metzger and Juip, PLLC, Livonia, Mich. and Kim J. Sveska, R.Ph., J.D., Foley, Baron, Metzger and Juip, PLLC, Livonia, Mich.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to discuss the recent changes to Michigan Statutes and/or administrative rules pertaining to pharmacy, describe the increased frequency of insurance company audits, adverse findings and defense of results, describe the current statutes and requirements for non-sterile and sterile compounding in Michigan, discuss the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) activities regarding non-sterile and sterile compounding and list the precautions community pharmacists should take when dispensing opioid medications to chronic pain patients. Participants should also be able to discuss the impact of the “opioid epidemic” on prescribing and dispensing for chronic pain patients, discuss the new marijuana statute that will be effective at the end of 2017 and how that might impact the pharmacy, discuss recent criminal activity relating to overprescribing opioids, discuss new litigation tactics being used by plaintiff’s attorneys and discuss FDA’s new regulations related to e-cigarettes.

 

2 p.m.   

Convention Adjourns

Convention Features

In addition to providing valuable opportunities for pharmacy professionals to earn CE, the Convention features the following special events and programs:

Consultant and Specialty Pharmacists of Michigan (CPSM) Annual Meeting and Luncheon
CSPM holds its Annual Meeting and Luncheon on Saturday during the Convention. CPSM members are invited to network, honor the Society's Pharmacist of the Year and outgoing Board members, and more.

Exhibit Hall
Network with different organizations in the Exhibit Hall! Learn about the latest products and services, enjoy entertainment and refreshments, and establish connections with representatives to further your business.

House of Delegates Session
The MPA House of Delegates is the policy-forming body of the Association. At each Annual Convention & Exposition, the House of Delegates convenes to discuss proposed policy changes and review the MPA Bylaws. After discussion and vote on any proposed changes, those resolutions are directed to the MPA Executive Board for review and recommendation. Several awards are also presented during the House Session and special reports are presented.

Keynote and Opening Sessions
The Keynote and Opening Sessions at the Annual Convention, typically held Friday morning and Saturday morning each year, draw a large crowd of attendees. MPA seeks out nationally-known speakers to present on key issues impacting the profession.

Local Association Leadership Program
Local association leaders are invited to a program held during the Convention, typically a breakfast or lunch, that focuses on issues important to their organization such as compliance, Internal Revenue Service requirements, member recruitment and more.

Michigan Pharmacy Foundation (MPF) Continental Breakfast
Participants can purchase coffee and pastries for all three days of the Convention or individual days. Proceeds support Foundation initiatives, including leadership programs for pharmacy practitioners, scholarships for students pharmacists and grant funding for projects that improve health outcomes.

MPA Product Store
The Association offers pins, shirts, publications and more in the MPA Product Store at the Convention. Special Convention pricing is generally offered, so attendees are encouraged to take advantage of discounts!

MPF Charity Auction
Bid on items in the MPF Charity Auction, including valuable autographed memorabilia, historical pharmacy items, jewelry, art and much more! The auction also offers a Buy It Now option for attendees unable to stay all weekend, or for those "must have" items.

Michigan Pharmacy PAC Luncheon
Join Michigan Pharmacy PAC for this annual luncheon to honor elected officials and Association members who have contributed to the advancement of pharmacy and supported good public health policy.

Michigan Society of Community Pharmacists (MSCP) Annual Meeting and Luncheon
MSCP holds its Annual Meeting and Luncheon on Saturday during the Convention. MSCP members are invited to network, honor the Society's Pharmacist of the Year and outgoing Board members, and more.

Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists (MSHP) Delegate Caucus Breakfast
MSHP holds a delegate caucus breakfast on Sunday for those serving as regional representatives and MSHP delegates to the MPA House. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the resolutions, bylaw amendments and Society issues related to the House of Delegates in preparation for the House Session held on Sunday during the Convention.

Michigan Society of Pharmacy Technicians (MSPT) Annual Meeting and Luncheon
MSPT holds its Annual Meeting and Luncheon on Saturday during the Convention. MSPT members are invited to network; honor the MSPT Pharmacy Technician of the Year, Service Award winner and outgoing Board members; and more.

MPA Student Pharmacist Social
Student pharmacists are invited to attend this informal reception. Enjoy drinks and pizza while networking with fellow student pharmacists from Michigan’s colleges of pharmacy.

MSHP Student Pharmacist Luncheon
MSHP sponsors a luncheon for student pharmacists at the Convention each year on Saturday afternoon. Students are invited to network with other up-and-coming pharmacists from the three Michigan colleges and a pharmacy leader is placed at each table to allow attendees to interact with an experienced practitioner.

National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA)-
Nonprescription Medicines Academy (NMA) Student Pharmacist Self-care Championship

Student pharmacists representing each college of pharmacy participate in a Jeopardy-like competition testing their knowledge of over-the-counter products. The program becomes interactive when student pharmacists use their “ask the audience” lifelines if they become stumped. Convention attendees are encouraged to support their college of pharmacy and see who wins the traveling trophy each year.

New Delegate Briefing
New members of the MPA House of Delegates are provided with an overview of the process, including roles of House officials, the purpose and composition of the House, registration and the credentialing process, achieving a quorum, the resolution process and more.

Past President Breakfast
Past presidents of the Association are invited to a breakfast on Sunday morning during the Convention each year to reminisce and strategize about the Association and pharmacy.

Pre-banquet Reception and Annual Banquet & Awards Ceremony
On Saturday evening, all Convention attendees are invited to a pre-banquet reception to mingle with other pharmacy professionals as well as the MPA Executive Board. Following the reception, the Annual Banquet & Awards Ceremony is held to formally inaugurate the incoming MPA President as well as honor Michigan leaders in pharmacy with various awards.