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Friday, February 24
7:00 am - 3:15 pm Registration Desk Open
7:30 - 8:30 am Exhibitor Experience with Hot Breakfast
Choose from Three Programming Tracks
Building Quality into Compounding Systems, William J Zolner, PhD
This presentation will attempt to have pharmacist critically think about building quality into their preparations by considering quality improvement steps in the formula worksheet instructions.
Ditch Your PPI: A Patient Care Program, Juan Lopez, PharmD
Recent news has shone a spotlight on the dangers of acid suppression therapy. Implement a patient care program designed to help patients taper off their acid blocking medications. Highlight your consultation, nutritional and compounding pharmacy services. Learn ways to provide patients and prescribers the opportunity to engage with your pharmacy by helping patients taper their acid blocking medications and stay off!
Dot Your I's and Cross Your T's to Avoid Creating Drug Toxicities in Veterinary Patients, Lauren R. Eichstadt, PharmD, FSVHP
Pharmacists are filling increasingly more veterinary prescriptions. However, veterinary patients present unique metabolism and toxicity considerations compared to humans. This session will address toxicity concerns in dogs and cats based on questions a community or compounding pharmacist is likely to encounter in their practice. The session will explain some of the reasons animals are susceptible to certain toxicities, common toxicities in dogs and cats, treatment options, and resources.
Critical Need for Compounding, Ken Speidel, RPh, BSPharm, PharmD, FACA, FIACP; This program is made possible by an unrestricted education grant-in-aid from MEDISCA.
Providing Take-Home Naloxone in a Community Practice Setting, Ryan Oftebro, PharmD, FACA, FACVP
Opiate overdose is an epidemic in the United States, responsible for more deaths than automobile accidents. Community pharmacists are in a unique position to positively impact this problem by offering Take-Home Naloxone. This program will demonstrate how to implement a Take-Home Naloxone program, including how to identify and respond to an overdose, naloxone administration, regulatory issues, and marketing and billing opportunities.
Veterinary Pharmacy: This Works for Me!, Panel Discussion
10:45-11:45 am Coffee Break with Exhibitor Experience
11:45 am 1:15 pm
Medicare Star ratings: Why are they so important for pharmacy?, Nathan D. Pope, PharmD, BCACP, FACA
This session will introduce the participants to the CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services) Five-Star Quality Rating System. It will discuss, using practice based case studies, the quality measure rating system showing how it impacts pharmacy and how pharmacy can impact it. The session will have both a patient care and business perspective.
Veterinary Legislative Update, Brian Dickerson, Esq.
1:15-2:45 pm Exhibitor Experience with Lunch
Free Afternoon to Enjoy Coronado
5:00-6:30 p.m. IACP COMP PAC Reception & Fundraiser (IACP Member Event)-- Sunset Terrace; Ticketed Event: $250 per person includes 2 drink tickets
The IACP COMP PAC Reception & fundraiser will feature a high-profile Congressman, who will discuss the future of healthcare and compounding. Hors d’oeuvres and a selection of local wines will be served. All proceeds will go to the goal of making COMP PAC one of the largest political action committees in pharmacy. This exclusive event is limited to the first 50 registrants.
5:00-7:30 p.m. ACA & ACVP Presidents’ Reception and Banquet - Constellation Room; Ticketed Event: $245 per person includes dinner and 2 drink tickets
The highlight of the banquet is the celebration and installation of the ACA and ACVP Officers as well as the presentation of the ACA Foundation Awards. Reception is in Constellation Foyer and will begin at 5:00 PM with the banquet dinner following at 6:00 PM in the Constellation Room. *This is a black tie optional affair. Sponsored by the American College of Apothecaries Research & Education Foundation
8:00-10:00 p.m. Celebration Dessert Reception - Bay Terrace; Sponsored by Letco Medical
Join ACA, IACP, and ACVP for a joint celebration of another successful conference! After dinner, return to this casual reception for fellowship and an array of delicious desserts and cocktails. This event is open to all registered attendees; a cash bar will be available.