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FRIDAY, MAY 3
6:15 p.m.—The Prequel
Founders Brewing Company
Join fellow pharmacy professionals at 6:15 p.m. on Friday for socializing at one of Grand Rapids’ hottest breweries, Founders Brewing Co., located at 235 Grandville Ave., SW. A brewery tour will begin at 6:45 p.m. for $10 per person and includes beer samples. A valid ID is required. A minimum of 10 people are required for the tour to happen. Please select this option when registering so that we can track participation, but be prepared to pay at the beginning of the tour.
SATURDAY, MAY 4
8:30-9 a.m.—Once Upon a Time in a Galaxy Far, Far Away
Registration and Continental Breakfast
9-11 a.m.—Episode One: A New Framework and MTM Services
Supporting Pillars of Patient Care and Medication Therapy Management
Lisa Bade, Pharm.D., outpatient clinical pharmacist, SpartanNash, Rockford, Mich. and Robin Curtis, Pharm.D., clinical care coordinator, SpartanNash, Ada, Mich.
11-11:15 a.m.—Break One
11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.—Episode Two: Return of Cultural Competence
Cultural Competence and Communication
Joann Hoganson, MSN, RN, director of community wellness, Kent County Health Department, Grand Rapids, Mich.
12:30-1:30 p.m.—Eat Lunch I Will
Sponsored by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
1:30-3:30 p.m.—Episode Three: Teamwork Awakens
Bringing Pharmacists and Technicians Together
Technician Delegation: Sheroyl Kirby, B.S.Pharm., owner, Fred’s Pharmacy, Three Rivers, Mich. and Angela Faszczewski, CPhT, Ehardt’s Pharmacy and Medical Supply, Lexington, Mich.; Adherence Packaging: Andy Howells, Pharm.D., clinical care coordinator, SpartanNash, Hudsonville, Mich. and Lori Heetderks, CPhT, SpartanNash, Grand Rapids; Priority Health: Jordan Newman, Pharm.D., clinical pharmacy specialist, Priority Health, Grand Rapids, Mich. and Ryan Hendrickson, CPhT, Priority Health, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Spectrum Health: Vorlak Hong, Pharm.D., clinical pharmacy specialist, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, Mich. and Sheena DeVries, CPhT, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Compounding: Thomas Magnifico, R.Ph., veterinary specialist, Keystone Pharmacy, Grand Rapids, Mich. and Adam King, CPhT, pharmacy savings program manager, Health Plan Advocates, Grand Rapids, Mich.
3:30 p.m.—The Finale
Questions and Adjournment