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MPA-Upper Peninsula Division Annual Fall Seminar - Sept. 29-30, 2018

2018 MPA-Upper Peninsula Division Fall Seminar

September 29
Sat September 29,2018 7:00 AM - Sun September 30,2018 11:15 AM

The MPA-Upper Peninsula Division will hold their annual Fall Seminar on Saturday, Sept. 29 and Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, at the Ramada Inn Conference Center, 412 W. Washington St., Marquette, MI 49855. This annual event will feature more than 10 hours of live continuing education credit, including the required credit necessary for licensure renewal for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Click here for the event flyer.

Pre-registration will close at 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21. Click on the blue "register" button to the right of the event page to register online, or click here to print the complete agenda and  registration form.

Call the Ramada Inn Conference Center at (906) 228-6000 to make a reservation by Aug. 28, 2018. Use the code CGUPPH to receive the group rate.


To access the posttests for this event click here.


Registration is now closed. 

If you have any questions please contact MPA Education Planning Assistant, Andrea Schweitzer at (517) 377-0225 or at


A tentative agenda, including continuing education programs confirmed to date, can be found by clicking here.

Session Handouts


Sept. 29
What's New in Infectious Diseases

Reducing Opioid Overdose in Marquette County (ROOM) Project
(None available)

Efficacy of Abuse Deterrent Opioids for Deterring Abuse in Chronic, Non-Malignant Pain

Handout 1
Handout 2

An Integrative Approach to Patient Care: Working with Holistic Providers

New Drugs Update: FDA Approvals for 2017-18



Sept. 30
2018 Pharmacy Law Update: The Opioid Regulation Sunami


Protect Your License, Your Livelihood and Your Assets!

Please note that if handouts or slides are not listed here, they may still be added at a later date prior to event. You will be notified via email if more handouts are posted prior to the event. Any questions, please contact Andrea Schweitzer, MPA Education Planning Assistant, at 517-377-0225 or by email at

Hotel Accomodations


The MPA-Upper Peninsula Division Fall Seminar will be held at the Ramada Inn and Conference Center, located at 412 W. Washington St., Marquette, Mich. Special overnight room rates $149.95, plus tax, have been extended to seminar participants, pending availability. Call the Ramada Inn and Conference Center at (906) 228-6000 by Aug. 28, 2018, to make reservations and us the code “CGUPPH” to receive the group rate.




Intended Audience

This event was designed specifically for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and student pharmacists.

PCE Credit Statement

This activity is structured to meet knowledge-based educational needs. A knowledge-based activity acquires factual knowledge. Information in knowledge-based activities is based on evidence as accepted in the literature by the health care professions. Pharmacy continuing education (PCE) credit will be earned based on participation in this activity. Any individual who is more than 10 minutes late to an activity or leaves an activity early will not be granted PCE credit. This procedure will be strictly enforced, so please plan accordingly.

Participants must fully participate in the activity and complete an online activity evaluation and posttest questions, if received by presenters, with a passing score of 70 percent or greater before October 14, 2018. Online evaluations and posttests will not be available for completion and requests to process credit will not be accepted after this date. See the program instruction sheet distributed during the activity for the online activity link. Posttests will not be graded and credit will not be processed until the online evaluation and posttest has officially closed for response. Please allow MPA two weeks to grade posttests and process and upload credit to CPE Monitor after the evaluation and posttest has closed. NOTE: ACPE guidelines prohibit MPA from issuing credit more than 60 days after the activity for any reason; therefore, to avoid denial of credit, it is imperative that pharmacists and pharmacy technicians complete the online evaluation and posttest by the deadline indicated to allow sufficient time for processing. If all requirements are met, participants will receive pharmacy continuing education (PCE) credit through CPE Monitor, a national, collaborative effort by ACPE and the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) to provide an electronic system for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to track their completed PCE credits. MPA, as an ACPE-accredited provider, is required to report pharmacist and pharmacy technician PCE credit using this tracking system. Pharmacist and pharmacy technician participants must provide their NABP e-Profile identification number and date of birth (in MMDD format) when they complete activity evaluations. It will be the responsibility of the participant to provide the correct information. If this information is not correctly provided, NABP and ACPE prohibit MPA from issuing CPE credit. Online access to their inventory of completed credits will allow pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to easily monitor their compliance with CPE requirements and print statements of credit. Therefore, MPA will not provide printed statements of credit to pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Partial credit will not be awarded. If you have yet to sign up for CPE Monitor, go to

Michigan Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Additional Information

For questions or concerns, contact MPA Education Planning Assistant, Andrea Schweitzer, at or at (517) 377-0225.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Refunds (less a $25 administrative fee) will be granted for cancellations received in writing (postmark or fax date) prior to Sept. 12, 2018. Refunds will not be granted to no-shows and cancellations received after Sept. 12, 2018.

Venue Location

Ramada Inn Conference Center
412 W. Washington St.
Marquette, MI 49855
Venue Address


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