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2017 Annual Meeting and Certificate Program

June 15, 2017 - June 16, 2017

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University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy
12850 E Montview Blvd
Aurora, CO 80045
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Program at a Glance

Thursday, June 15, 2017
7:00am – 6:30pm Registration  
7:30am – 8:00am Breakfast:
The Changing HealthCare Landscape and the Impact Patient Programs Can Make
Leah O’Connor
8:00am –  9:00am The Future Model of Pharmacy Practice:  Considerations and Critique Keynote Speaker:
Henri R. Manasse, Jr., Ph.D., Sc.D. (Hon.), FFIP
9:00am – 10:00am Geriatric Controversies:  Clinical Pearls for Your Elderly Patients
Pearl 1:  Statin therapy – Add or Discontinue?
Pearl 2:  Which Antidepressant is Best for My Older Patient?
Danielle Fixen, PharmD, BCPS
10:00am -10:15am Break – Optional Exhibit Time  
10:15am – 11:15am Colorado Pharmacy Rules and Regulations Update Chris Gassen, RPh, PharmD
11:15am – 12:15pm Lowering Prescription Drug Costs in a Kaiser Permanente Neurology and Primary Care Network Model of Care Nicole Hahn, PharmD, BCACP
Kandi Icenhower, PharmD, BCACP
Melissa Palguta, PharmD, BCACP
12:15pm – 2:15pm Lunch/Network/Exhibit/Poster Presentation
2:15pm – 3:15pm Improving Patient Care through Interprofessional Student Activities Christine Feltman, PharmD
Eric Gilliam, PharmD, BCPS
2:15pm – 3:15pm TECH TRACK
Advancing the Roles for Pharmacy Technicians in an Evolving Health Care Environment:  Failure is Not an Option!
Miriam A. Mobley Smith, PharmD, FASHP
3:15pm – 4:15pm Treatment of HIV in Primary Care Adam Jackson, PharmD, BCBS, BCACP
3:15pm – 4:15pm TECH TRACK
Medication History Technician – Passing the Torch to Pharmacy Technicians
Nicole Wallace, AA, CPhT
4:15pm – 4:30pm Break/Optional Exhibit Time
4:30pm – 5:30pm  Updates in Contraception:  New Opportunities for Pharmacists to Engage with Patients Laura M. Borgelt, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, NCMP
4:30pm – 6:30pm TECH TRACK
USP <800> Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs:  Where Do We Go from Here?
Devin Wallace, CPhT, RPhT
5:30pm – 6:30pm Happy Hour
6:30pm – 8:30pm Awards & Installation Dinner
Friday, June 16, 2017
7:00am – 12:00pm Registration
7:15am – 8:00am Invitation Only: Past President’s Breakfast
7:30am – 8:00am Breakfast
8:00am – 9:00am Breaking Free in the ED: Confronting the Opioid Crisis Rachael W. Duncan, PharmD, BCPS BCCCP
Michelle Maguire, Pharm D
8:00am – 9:00am Student Track: Financial Counseling Daniel Matthews
9:00am – 10:00am Drug Diversion Panel Jeff McClafin
Matt Pond, PharmD, MBA
9:00am-10:00am Student Track: Career Panel: Fellowships, Residency, Independent Pharmacy Panel
10:15am – 11:15am Antibiotic Stewardship Panel Matthew Miller, PharmD, BCPS
Katherine Shihadeh, PharmD
10:15am-11:15am Student Track: Case Studies
1115am -1130am Break & Pick up Lunch
11:30am – 12:30pm Reducing Hospital Readmissions in Heart Failure: Pharmacy’s Pivotal Role Paul P. Dobesh, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS (AQ Cardiology)
12:30pm – 12:40pm Break
12:40pm – 1:40pm Town Hall
Saturday, June 17, 2017
7:30am – 8:00am Registration
 8:00am – 5:00pm APhA Pharmacist and Patient-Centered Diabetes Care Certificate Program


Note: All prices increase by $25 on June 1, 2017.

CPS Member Non Member
Full Registration
Pharmacist $265 $365
Resident/Technician $145 $225
Student $90
Thursday Only
Pharmacist $175 $275
Resident/Technician $115 $175
Student $40
Awards Dinner Only $55
Friday Only
Pharmacist $100 $200
Resident/Technician $40 $100
Student $60

2017 Exhibitors

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
Center For Improving Value In Health Care
Equashield LLC
Gilead Sciences
Ideal Protein of America
Kedrion Biopharma
Liberty Software
LifeScan Inc
Magellan Rx Management
McKesson Corporation
Peer Assistance Services
Pfizer Institutional Sales
Pfizer Vaccines
Pharmacists Mutual Companies
PharMEDium Services, LLC
Pharmetric Laboratory
Rutgers Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Rx Relief
Technical Safety Services
Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Intended Audience

This event was designed specifically for pharmacist and pharmacy technicians.

Faculty Disclosure Statements

All faculty included in the activities listed have indicated that they do not have conflicts of interest, nor do they have financial relationship with a commercial interest related to their respective presentation

CPE Credit Information

The CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE).  Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians may earn up to 3.0 hours of application-based CPE, and 7.0 hours of knowledge-based CPE.  To earn credit, participants must use the credit code provided at the end of each accredited presentation to access the online program evaluations posted on ipharmCE.UCDenver.edu.  Once evaluations are completed, CPE will be uploaded to CPE monitor within 2 days.  Participants must complete evaluations no later than 14 July, 2017. Accurate NABP ePID information is required; obtain your NABP ePID at www.napb.net.

Education Planning and Application

Topics selected for the CPS 2017 Annual Meeting were develop by the CPS Education Committee based upon input from surveys and evaluations from attendees at the 2016 Annual Meeting, and a membership-wide survey.  Additional input was obtained from the various specialty sections of CPS, the CPS Board of Directors, and from review of surveys of other state associations of their members’ needs.  The CPS Education Committee utilized contemporary literature search to determine the level of education and educational gaps of members in order to design specific topics and learning objectives.


June 15, 2017
June 16, 2017
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University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy
12850 E Montview Blvd
Aurora, CO 80045 United States
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