Rhode Island Pharmacists Association

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Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, May 09, 2018
    • 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Radisson Hotel, Warwick, RI
    • 39
    Register

    The Rhode Island Pharmacists Association is excited to announce the Annual RI Pharmacy Foundation's "2018 Kimberly McDonough Spring Seminar". This is one of the largest gathering of state pharmacy professionals in Rhode Island.  This year's program will cover a wide range of topics with local and regional experts sharing the latest information in the areas of pain management, compounded sterile preparations, medical marijuana, immunizations, along with a practical component to enhance physical assessment skills.

    Satisfy your Immunization, Law and Live continuing education credits at one event! This event is accredited for both pharmacists and technicians.  

    This event is complimentary to all dues paying pharmacist members in good standing with RIPA if you register BEFORE the early registration deadline of Monday April 9th!


    Agenda

    7:30-8:00 AM 

    Registration and Coffee


    8:00-8:15 AM

    Welcome and Opening Remarks


    8:15-9:15 AM

    Neuropathic Pain: Mechanisms, Immunizations & Treatment

    Jayne Pawasauskas, PharmD, BCPS Clinical Professor, The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, Kingston RI


    9:15-10:15 AM

    Improving the Safety of Compounded Sterile Preparations – USP <800> Compliance in Everyday Practice Louis Diorio RPh, FAPhA, Principal, Health Solutions, Inc., Wayne, NJ 


    10:15-10:30 AM

    Break and Networking


    10:30-11:30 AM

    Medical Marijuana - A Pharmacist's Role 

    Eric Hauser, RPh, President and CEO, Organic Remedies Inc., Enola, PA


    11:30 AM- 11:45 AM

    RIPA Meeting


    11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

    Lunch, and Networking


    1:00-3:00 PM

    Physical Assessment Skills for Pharmacists 

    Anita Jacobson, PharmD, Clinical Associate Professor, The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, Kingston RI


    3:00 PM

    Seminar Adjourns


    CONTINUING PHARMACY EDUCATION INFORMATION

    The University of Rhode Island, College of Pharmacy, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Participation and completion of online evaluations and self-assessment tools at the conclusion of the program are required to earn credit. This is a knowledge-based learning activity. This learning activity provides 5.0 contact hours (0.5 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Activity release date: May 9, 2018.

    Universal Activity Numbers (UAN)

    Neuropathic Pain:  Mechanisms, Immunizations & Treatment

    ACPE UAN 0060-9999-18-016-L06-P (Pharmacists) 1.0 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU) Immunization

    ACPE UAN 0060-9999-18-016-L06-T (Technicians) 1.0 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU) Immunization

    This is a knowledge-based educational activity


    Improving the Safety of Compounded Sterile Preparations – USP <800> Compliance in Everyday Practice

    ACPE UAN 0060-9999-18-017-L07-P  (Pharmacists) 1.0 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU) Law

    ACPE UAN 0060-9999-18-017-L07-T (Technicians) 1.0 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU) Law

    This is a knowledge-based educational activity


    Medical Marijuana – A Pharmacist’s Role

    ACPE UAN 0060-9999-18-015-L04-P (Pharmacists) 1.0 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU)

    ACPE UAN 0060-9999-18-015-L04-T (Technicians) 1.0 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU)

    This is a knowledge-based educational activity

     

     Physical Assessment for the Pharmacist

    ACPE UAN 0060-9999-18-018-L04-P (Pharmacists) 2.0 Contact Hours (0.2 CEUs)

    ACPE UAN 0060-9999-18-018-L04-T (Technicians) 2.0 Contact Hours (0.2 CEUs)

    This is an application-based educational activity


    REQUIREMENTS FOR REPORTING CE: Participants must login to the URI Continuing Professional Development Learning Management System at https://www.uripharmacycpd.org/ to complete evaluations and report ce participant data within 30 days following the live activity. Access codes will be given at the conclusion of the learning activity; learners must be present for the full session to receive the online evaluation access code and receive credit. Upon successful completion of the online program evaluation, cpe participant data will be automatically uploaded to the CPE Monitor and posted to the participant’s account within 72 hours.  Participants should verify their CE data was successfully transmitted to the CPE Monitor at mycpemonitor.net.



       

     

    • Wednesday, May 09, 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Radisson Hotel, Warwick, RI
    • 3
    Registration is closed

    As part of the Rhode Island Pharmacists Association's lineup of spring events, we are pleased to announce the Annual Rhode Island Pharmacy Foundation's Kimberly McDonough Spring Seminar is now OPEN for registration!

    This seminar is one of the largest gatherings of state pharmacy professionals in Rhode Island.  This year's program will cover a wide range of topics with local and regional experts sharing the latest information in the areas of pain management, compounded sterile preparations, medical marijuana, immunizations, along with a practical component to enhance physical assessment skills.

    Satisfy your Immunization, Law and Live continuing education credits at one event! This year, 1 contact hour (0.1 CEU) of Sterile Compounding will be offered for those who are licensed in a state which requires compounding CEUs. This event is accredited for both pharmacists and technicians.  This event is complimentary to all dues paying pharmacist members in good standing with RIPA.



    Agenda

    7:30-8:00 AM 

    Registration and Coffee

    8:00-8:15 AM

    Welcome and Opening Remarks

    8:15-9:15 AM

    Neuropathic Pain: Mechanisms, Immunizations & Treatment

    Jayne Pawasauskas, PharmD, BCPS Clinical Professor, The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, Kingston RI

    Learning Objectives

    Pharmacists:

    1.    Explain physiological mechanisms involved in neuropathic pain

    2.    Discuss classes of medications used to treat symptoms of neuropathic pain

    3.    Utilize a stepwise approach to treatment of neuropathic pain

    4.    Analyze current literature pertaining to drug therapy for neuropathic pain

    5.    Compare and contrast the two options for herpes zoster vaccination: Zostavax® and Shingrix®.

    6.    Discuss current CDC and ACIP recommendations for herpes zoster vaccination.

    Technicians:

    1.    Explain how to assist pharmacists in identifying patients requiring herpes zoster vaccination.

    2.    List specific drugs or drug classes that can be used for managing neuropathic pain

    3.    State symptoms associated with neuropathic pain

    9:15-10:15 AM

    Improving the Safety of Compounded Sterile Preparations – USP <800> Compliance in Everyday Practice Louis Diorio RPh, FAPhA, Principal Health Solutions, Inc., Wayne, NJ 

    Learning Objectives

    Pharmacists:

    1.    Describe the components and strategies available which can protect all compounding and administration personnel in handling Hazardous Drugs (HD).

    2.    Outline three major characteristics of a fully compliant HD compounding location / pharmacy / physical plant.

    3.    Describe the critical characteristics of a compliant HD drug storage plan.

    Technicians:

    1.    Identify where HDs can be safely compounded.

    2.    Describe the major characteristics of a comprehensive HD cleaning process.

    3.    Describe the characteristics of a fully compliant personnel HD training program.

    10:15-10:30 AM

    Break and Networking

    10:30-11:30 AM

    Medical Marijuana - A Pharmacist's Role 

    Eric Hauser, RPh, President and CEO, Organic Remedies Inc., Enola, PA

    Learning Objectives

    Pharmacists:

    1. Summarize the medical marijuana program as it relates to RI regulations.

    2. Review a brief history of medicinal marijuana utilization 

    3. Review endocannabinoid system

    4. Review therapeutic benefits of medical marijuana

    5. Discuss role of the pharmacist as it relates to patient counseling  

    Technicians:

    1.     List various forms of medical marijuana

    2.     List therapeutic uses of medical marijuana

    11:30 AM- 11:45 AM

    RIPA Meeting

    11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

    Lunch, and Networking

    1:00-3:00 PM

    Physical Assessment Skills for Pharmacists 

    Anita Jacobson, PharmD, Clinical Associate Professor, The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, Kingston RI

    Learning Objectives

    Pharmacists:

    1.  Describe the process of setting the stage for physical assessment and the cardinal techniques/sequence of examination.

    2.  Perform a competent assessment of patient vital signs including pulse, respiratory rate and blood pressure.

    3.  Properly auscultate heart and lung sounds using a stethoscope and be able to recognize normal and abnormal findings on clinical examination.

    4.  Perform a basic posterior pulmonary assessment using appropriate palpation and percussion techniques.

    5.  Perform an assessment of cranial nerve function and be able to recognize normal and abnormal findings.

    6.  Describe the format for proper documentation of physical exam findings in a patient’s medical record.

    Technicians:

    1.  Assist in the process of setting the stage for physical assessment, including proper room set-up and patient preparation.

    2.  Identify opportunities for pharmacists to provide physical assessment services to patients who may be experiencing an adverse drug reaction or are in need of follow-up monitoring related to a disease state or therapeutic regimen.

    3.  Understand the terminology and abbreviations commonly used in patient medical records related to physical exam findings.

    3:00 PM

    Seminar Adjourns


    • Monday, June 04, 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
    • Potowomut Golf Club, 439 Ives Road, Warwick, RI
    Register

     20th Annual
    RI Pharmacy Foundation
     Golf Outing

    On June 4th, RIPF will hold its 20th Annual Golf Outing at picturesque Potowomut Golf Club in Warwick, Rhode Island.

    REGISTER BY MAY 31st!

    Anyone that has attended this event in the past knows that it is a fun filled day of camaraderie and sport! Not to be out shadowed is that the equally important outcome of the event is charitable giving! Funds raised from the day will support the promotion of the profession of pharmacy, and provide aid to our student pharmacists at the URI College of Pharmacy.

    • 11:30-1pm: Registration & Lunch
    • 1pm: Shotgun start. Prizes include: Longest Drive, Closest to the Pin, Putting Contest and variety of raffle prizes.
    • 6:00pm: Dinner & Prizes
    For questions regarding sponsorship opportunities please contact RIPF at ripharmacyfoundation@gmail.com.

     

Past events

Wednesday, April 04, 2018 Face of Pharmacy 2018
Monday, March 05, 2018 RIPA Monthly Council of Administration Meeting
Friday, February 23, 2018 Cheers with Peers
Monday, February 12, 2018 RIPA Monthly Council of Administration Meeting
Monday, January 08, 2018 RIPA Monthly Council of Administration Meeting
Monday, November 13, 2017 RIPA Monthly Council of Administration Meeting
Thursday, November 02, 2017 2017 Beers with Peers
Saturday, October 21, 2017 2017 American Pharmacy Month - Cheers with Peers!
Monday, October 16, 2017 RIPA Monthly Council of Administration Meeting
Monday, September 11, 2017 RIPA Monthly Council of Administration Meetings
Monday, June 05, 2017 19th Annual RI Pharmacy Foundation Golf Outing
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 2017 RI Pharmacy Foundation Spring Seminar-Exhibitor Registration
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 2017 RI Pharmacy Foundation Kimberly McDonough Spring Seminar - 5 Live Contact Hours (0.5 CEU)
Wednesday, April 05, 2017 Face of Pharmacy 2017
Saturday, December 17, 2016 Gift Wrapping with the Happy Basket Program
Wednesday, November 09, 2016 2016 Beers with Peers
Friday, October 21, 2016 RIPA Cheers with Peers-Hockey
Saturday, August 27, 2016 Sunset at Sea View, Fellowship by the bay
Monday, June 27, 2016 18th Annual Rhode Island Pharmacy Foundation Golf Outing
Monday, June 27, 2016 Golf Tournament Sponsor Registration
Saturday, May 28, 2016 RIPA Team for Matty's Memorial 5K Run/Walk for Epilepsy
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 Exhibitor Registration
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 RI Pharmacy Foundation Kimberly McDonough Spring Seminar - 5 Live Contact Hours (0.5 CEU)
Tuesday, April 05, 2016 Face of Pharmacy
Friday, February 05, 2016 RIPA Cheers with Peers-Hockey
Thursday, October 29, 2015 RIPA "Beers with Peers" Pharmacy Networking Event 2015
Saturday, October 03, 2015 Sunset at Sea View and Support for Pharmacy
Thursday, September 24, 2015 New England Pharmacists Convention including RIPA President's Dinner and Awards ceremony
Monday, June 08, 2015 17th Annual Rhode Island Pharmacy Foundation Golf Outing
Wednesday, May 06, 2015 RI Pharmacy Foundation Kimberly McDonough Spring Seminar - 5 Live Contact Hours (0.5 CEU)
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 Face of Pharmacy
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 RIPA Cheers with Peers
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 RIPA Open Council Meeting
Wednesday, November 05, 2014 RIPA Open Council Meeting
Thursday, October 23, 2014 140th RIPA President's Dinner honoring Kylie Aubin
Thursday, October 23, 2014 10th Annual New England Pharmacists Convention
Thursday, October 02, 2014 RIPA/RISHP "Beers with Peers" Pharmacy Networking Event
Monday, June 09, 2014 16th Annual Rhode Island Pharmacy Foundation Golf Outing
Thursday, May 01, 2014 RIPF Kimberly McDonough Spring Seminar - 5 Live Contact Hours (.5 CEU's)!
Thursday, April 10, 2014 Women in Pharmacy Event 4/10/2014
Thursday, April 03, 2014 Face of Pharmacy
Friday, March 14, 2014 Nominations for RIPA Awards 2014
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 RIPA Cheers with Peers
Friday, October 11, 2013 Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery - ONLY $99!
Thursday, October 03, 2013 October 3rd Tweet-a-Thon: A Day in the Life of a Pharmacist
Saturday, September 28, 2013 RIPA Beers with Peers
Thursday, September 19, 2013 139th RIPA President's Dinner honoring Daniel Lefkowitz
Thursday, September 19, 2013 9th Annual New England Pharmacists Convention
Monday, June 10, 2013 15th Annual Rhode Island Pharmacy Foundation Golf Outing
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Rhode Island and Federal Pharmacy Law Review
Monday, May 13, 2013 Nominations for RIPA Awards 2013
Thursday, May 09, 2013 RIPA Spring Seminar - "Protecting, Marketing, and Expanding Your Practice” - 5 Live Contact Hours (.5 CEU's)!
Saturday, April 27, 2013 National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 "Know Pain, Know Gain" Patient Counseling Competition
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 Face of Pharmacy
Saturday, February 02, 2013 RIPA Beers with Peers
Wednesday, November 07, 2012 55TH ANNUAL HEBER W. YOUNGKEN, JR. PHARMACY CLINIC Featuring Bruce Berger, PhD
Saturday, October 13, 2012 RIPA Beers with Peers
Thursday, September 27, 2012 138th RIPA President's Dinner honoring Jeffrey Bratberg
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 Rhode Island Pharmacists' Association Kickoff Council Meeting
Monday, June 11, 2012 14th Annual Rhode Island Pharmacy Foundation Golf Outing and Jack Hutson Celebration Dinner
Saturday, June 02, 2012 Dean Lausier Retirement Party
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 Rhode Island and Federal Pharmacy Law Review
Wednesday, May 09, 2012 Future of Rhode Island Pharmacists' Association Town Hall
Thursday, May 03, 2012 RIPA Spring Seminar - Pharmacists' Impact on Health Promotion and Prevention 5 Live Contact Hours (.5 CEU's)!
Saturday, April 28, 2012 4th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
Friday, April 27, 2012 Nominations for Officers and Councilors
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 27th Annual Seminar by the Sea
Wednesday, March 07, 2012 Face of Pharmacy
Saturday, January 28, 2012 RIPA Beers with Peers

Rhode Island Pharmacists Association ∙ 1643 Warwick Ave PMB 113, Warwick, RI 02889 ∙ Phone: (401) 684-1874 ∙ Fax: (888) 697-4887

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