Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists (MSHP) is holding its Annual Meeting Nov. 5 at the Crowne Plaza in Grand Rapids. Participants have the opportunity to earn up to six hours of live continuing education credit. Those interested in attending are encouraged to register online
or by calling the MPA office at (517) 484-1466 before Oct. 25 to save on registration rates. Student pharmacists and residents receive complimentary registration through this date, but will be assessed a $10 registration rate after Oct. 25. The Crowne Plaza is also offering a special overnight rate of $89 plus tax through Oct. 15. Please call (616) 957-1770 to make a reservation, and be sure to mention you’re attending the MSHP Annual Meeting.
This all-day event will begin with registration, followed by the keynote session from humorist Joel Weintraub, who will discuss techniques to increase patient safety.
TJ Richardson from the Office of Public Health Preparedness will talk about incident command procedures and Jim Stevenson from University of Michigan Health-System will discuss the real-life experience in hospital incident response related to the attempted Christmas day bombing in Detroit.
Afternoon clinical and leadership tracks will focus on clinical pearls, technology, and anticoagulation and management issues. For the second year, a basic cardiac life support course will be offered in the afternoon. This course will include adult, child and infant CPR, along with AED and obstructed airway management. Attendees will be required to pre-register for this course.
A residency director breakfast meeting will be also be held and is open to directors, preceptors, current residents and individuals interested in starting a residency program. Attendees also will have ample time to visit with exhibitors and discuss the latest products and services.
Visit the event page
on the MPA Web site for the most up-to-date information.