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Fall Pharmacy Conference

Saint Joseph Hospital Pharmacy Clinical Fall Conference

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Advancing Pharmacy Science, Education and Practice in the Commonwealth
 

Accredited through the Kentucky State Board of Pharmacy for application to Kentucky licensure only - Certified for 0.5 CEU's (5 contact hours).

Friday, October, 25th
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Keeneland Health Education Center
JP Morgan Chase Room
Saint Joseph Office Park
Bldg D, Fourth Floor
Lexington, Kentucky 40504

Registration To register for this symposium, please visit click here. Online registration is encouraged, but if necessary, you may register by calling Saint Joseph Educational Services at 859.313.2187.  

This symposium is being offered at NO COST to participants. The registration deadline is Tuesday, October 16. Participation is limited to the first 80 respondents.

Continuing Education Accreditation Pharmacy continuing education for this program is accredited through the Kentucky State Board of Pharmacy for application to Kentucky licensure only — Certified for 0.5 CEU’s (5 contact hours). To obtain a statement of credit the participant must attend the entire presentation.

Directions & Parking For directions and maps to the Saint Joseph Office Park, please visit sjhlex.org. The day of the symposium, you will need to park in the parking garage across the street from Building D. DO NOT PARK in the Building D lot — this lot is only for patients.


This statewide health care symposium is focused on pharmacy education. Speakers will discuss the latest updates and advancements in pharmacology, including a review of new drugs and new treatment strategies. Speakers also will critique recently published clinical trials and research findings.

A "Question & Answer" session will be held after each lecture. Saint Joseph Clinical Pharmacy Services is dedicated to excellence and innovation in the continuum of pharmaceutical care and education. This program will allow participants to become part of this continuum as they further their education.

 

Conference Agenda

7:30-8:15 am - COMPLIMENTARY BREAKFAST

8:15-8:30 am - Welcome and Introductions

8:30-9:30 am - New Drug Update 2012
Patrick Ratliff, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Services
Saint Joseph Hospital
KY BoP ID#: 13-31

9:30-10:30 am - Implementation of a Pharmacy Discharge Medication Reconciliation Service
James Ross, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Services
Saint Joseph Hospital
KY BoP ID#: 13-32

10:30-11:00 am BREAK

11:00-12:00 pm- Impact of Medical Tourism and International Travel on the Global Spread of Resistance
W. Russ Judd, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Services
Saint Joseph Hospital
KY BoP ID#: 13-33

12:00-1:00 pm LUNCH

1:00-2:00 pm -
Recent Advances in the Treatment of Melanoma
Ryan Shely, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Services
Saint Joseph Hospital
KY BoP ID#: 13-34

2:00-3:00 pm - Cardiology Clinical Pearls
Marintha Short, PharmD, BCPS
(AQ Cardiology)
Clinical Pharmacy Services
Saint Joseph Hospital
KY BoP ID#: 13-35

 

Learning Objectives

8:30-9:30
1. Describe the labeled and off-labeled indications and common dosing for the medications being presented.
2. Identify each items risks and benefits over presently available drugs.
3. Recognize the potential for adverse effects of each medication and the precautions needed to minimize their occurrence.
4. Identify relative and absolute contraindications to these medications.

9:30-10:30
1. Identify the barriers to implementing a Pharmacy Discharge Medication Reconciliation Service.
2. Describe the role of the pharmacist in the discharge process.
3. List common errors in medication reconciliation.
4. Identify key interventions for promoting core measure adherence at the time of discharge.

11:00-12:00
1. Identify factors contributing to multi-drug resistance in developing countries.
2. Discuss emerging resistance mechanisms and their countries of origin.
3. Examine the impact of medical tourism on resistance development.

1:00-2:00
1. Understand risk factors and signs/symptoms of melanoma.
2. Describe treatment options for local, regional, and metastatic melanoma.
3. Develop a treatment plan for patients with metastatic melanoma.

2:00-3:00
1. Assess the role of antiplatelet therapy in primary prevention of CVD in patients with diabetes.
2. Evaluate the risk of statins including hyperglycemia, cognitive decline and decreased exercise.
3. Review the mechanisms of cardiovascular risks of NSAIDS and how to mitigate some of the risks.
 

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