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Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, May 08, 2019
    • 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Radisson Hotel, Warwick, RI
    • 42
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    *registration is open!*

    click here to register now http://www.ripharmacists.org/event-3204000


    The Rhode Island Pharmacists Association
    is excited to announce the 
    Annual
    2019 Kimberly McDonough Spring Seminar


    MAY 8 2019 @ Radisson Hotel Warwick, RI 

    7:30AM - 3:00PM

    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 their fields.

    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.


    Agenda

    7:30-8am, Registration & Coffee

    8-8:15am, Opening Remarks

    8:15-9:15am, Program 1, "Integrative Health Practices for Self Care:  Reiki, Yoga and Meditation",

    Presented by John Hoolahan, Ashley Buchanan, and Ginger Lemay 

    9:15-10:15am, Program 2 (Law), "Pharmacy Regulatory Update 2019",

    Presented by Michelle Chan and David Sencabaugh

    10:15-10:30am, Break

    10:30-11:30am, Program 3, "A Comprehensive Review of GI Pharmacotherapies:  C.Diff, IBD, and Probiotics", Presented by Erika Vuernick

    11:30am-1pm, Business Meeting, Lunch and Networking

    1-2pm, Program 4, (Immunization), "A Holistic Approach to the Diabetic Patient:  Medications, Immunizations, and Supportive Care",

    Presented by Ashley Hendrickson

    2-3pm, Program 5, (Patient Safety), "Best Practices for Patient Safety", Presented by Darlene Molett

    3:15pm, Adjournment


    Learning Objectives

    Integrative Health Practices for Self Care (1 of 5)

    ACPE UAN 0060-9999-19-012-L04-P (Pharmacists) 1.0 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU)

    ACPE UAN 0060-9999-19-012-L04-T (Technicians) 1.0 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU)

    Pharmacists & Technicians:

    • 1.      Review the self care therapies of reiki, yoga, and meditation.
    • 2.      Identify current literature surrounding the practices of reiki, yoga, and meditation.
    • 3.      Summarize recommendations on integration of these practices for self care

    Regulatory Update (2 of 5)

    ACPE UAN 0060-9999-19-013-L03-P (Pharmacists) 1.0 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU) Pharmacy Law

    ACPE UAN 0060-9999-19-013-L03-T (Technicians) 1.0 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU) Pharmacy Law

    Pharmacists & Technicians:

    • 1.      Differentiate between proposed and current regulations.
    • 2.      Describe the common deficiencies found by investigators during pharmacy compliance inspections.
    • 3.      Summarize new board policies.

    A Comprehensive Review of GI Pharmacotherapies: C. diff, IBD, and Probiotics (3 of 5)

    ACPE UAN 0060-9999-19-016-L01-P (Pharmacists) 1.0 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU)

    ACPE UAN 0060-9999-19-016-L01-T (Technicians) 1.0 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU)

    Pharmacists:

    1.      Review clostridium difficile (C. diff) diagnosis criteria and recommendations for infection prevention and control.

    2.      Discuss the new guideline recommendations for C. diff treatment.

    3.      Summarize the pharmacotherapeutic recommendations for patients with Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.

    4.      Explain the recommendations and recent literature regarding the use of prebiotics and probiotics.

    Technicians:

    1.      List the generic and brand names, dosage form(s), FDA approved indication(s), and major safety concerns for Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis medications.

    2.      Explain the recommendations supporting/refuting the use of prebiotics and probiotics.

    A Holistic Approach to the Diabetic Patient: Medications, Immunizations and Supportive Care (4 of 5)

    ACPE UAN 0060-9999-19-014-L06-P (Pharmacists) 1.0 Contact Hours (0.1 CEUs) Immunization

    ACPE UAN 0060-9999-19-014-L06-T (Technicians) 1.0 Contact Hours (0.1 CEUs) Immunization

    Pharmacists:

    1.      Explain the diagnosis, pharmacologic treatment, and medical management of Type I and Type II Diabetes.

    2.      Describe the unique non-pharmacologic needs of patients with diabetes, and how holistic patient-centered care is critical to a successful treatment plan.

    3.      Identify the “Big 5” immunizations all diabetic patients should receive and their clinical role in the care of the diabetic population.

    4.      Define clinical parameters for the “Big 5” vaccines, as well as the immunization schedules and approved uses in the general patient population.

    5.      Explain the role of the pharmacist in ensuring outcomes and preventing complications for diabetic patients.

    Technicians:

    1.      Identify the similarities and differences between diagnosis, pharmacologic treatment, and medical management of Type I and Type II diabetes.

    2.      Explain how holistic care, including regular vaccinations, are critically important for the successful treatment of diabetic patients.

    Best Practices for Patient Safety (5 of 5)

    ACPE UAN 0060-9999-19-015-L05-P (Pharmacists) 1.0 Contact Hours (0.1 CEUs) Patient Safety

    ACPE UAN 0060-9999-19-015-L05-T (Technicians) 1.0 Contact Hours (0.1 CEUs) Patient Safety

    Pharmacists:

    1.      Identify the different types of behavior that can lead to medication errors.

    2.      Review a case study and be able to identify the steps to take after error discovery.

    3.      Explain the importance of error reporting.

    4.      Discuss the available resources/references to assist in error reporting.

    5.      Identify best practices for error prevention.

    Technicians:

    1.      Identify the different types of behaviors that can lead to medication errors.

    2.      List the available resources/references to assist the pharmacist in error reporting.

    CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

    The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This is a knowledge-based educational activity. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians will receive up to 5.0 contact hours (0.50 ceus) for the educational activity.

    Integrative Health Practices for Self Care 1.0 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU)

    Pharmacists UAN: 0060-9999-19-012-L04-P                                       Technicians UAN: 0060-9999-19-012-L04-T

    Regulatory Update (Pharmacy Law) 1.0 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU)

    Pharmacists UAN: 0060-9999-19-013-L03-P                                       Technicians UAN: 0060-9999-19-013-L03-T 

    A Comprehensive Review of GI Pharmacotherapies: C. diff, IBD, and Probiotics 1.0 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU)

    Pharmacists UAN: 0060-9999-19-016-L01-P                                       Technicians UAN: 0060-9999-19-016-L01-T

    A Holistic Approach to the Diabetic Patient: Medications, Immunizations and Supportive Care (Immunization) 1.0 Contact Hours (0.1 CEUs)

    Pharmacists UAN: 0060-9999-19-014-L06-P                                       Technicians UAN: 0060-9999-19-014-L06-T

    Best Practices for Patient Safety (Patient Safety) 1.0 Contact Hours (0.1 CEUs)

    Pharmacists UAN: 0060-9999-19-015-L05-P                                       Technicians UAN: 0060-9999-19-015-L05-T

    PROGRAM EVALUATION

    All participants will have the opportunity to evaluate the educational session and speakers and to identify future educational needs.

    REQUIREMENTS FOR CE CREDIT

    A program evaluation must be completed at www.uripharmacycpd.org within 60 days of the live program date in order to receive CE credit.  CE credit will be transferred to the CPE Monitor upon successful completion of the program evaluation. Transfer of CE credit should be verified at mycpemonitor.net where CE statements are available to print. Please refer to the evaluation instructions that follow for completing program evaluations and reporting CE credit.

    FACULTY DISCLOSURE

    Relevant financial disclosures or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation will be disclosed prior to the presentation.


    Instructions for Completing a Program Evaluation and Reporting Pharmacy CE credit

     

    • 1.      Go to the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy Continuing Professional Development  Learning Management System located at www.uripharmacycpd.org and create an account using your email address and pharmacy license number.*  Enter all of the required account information.  Verify that your date of birth and NABP ID Number are entered correctly. Click the “Update Account” button at the bottom of the page to save the account information. 
    • 2.      Complete the program evaluations.  Evaluations must be completed within 60 days of the program.
    • -        Log onto www.uripharmacycpd.org
    • -        Select Complete Evaluations and select the program date and title of the activity (see below).
    • -        Enter the program evaluation code and complete program evaluation.
    • -        Select submit at the bottom of the page.
    • -        You will receive a confirmation message of evaluation completion and notification that your ce data was reported to the CPE Monitor.


    • Wednesday, May 08, 2019
    • 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Radisson Hotel, Warwick, RI
    • 2
    Register

    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.  

    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.



    7:30-8am, Registration & Coffee

    8-8:15am, Opening Remarks

    8:15-9:15am, Program 1, "Integrative Health Practices for Self Care:  Reiki, Yoga and Meditation",

    Presented by John Hoolahan, Ashley Buchanan, and Ginger Lemay 

    9:15-10:15am, Program 2 (Law), "Pharmacy Regulatory Update 2019",

    Presented by Michelle Chan and David Sencabaugh

    10:15-10:30am, Break

    10:30-11:30am, Program 3, "A Comprehensive Review of GI Pharmacotherapies:  C.Diff, IBD, and Probiotics", Presented by Erika Vuernick

    11:30am-1pm, Business Meeting, Lunch and Networking

    1-2pm, Program 4, (Immunization), "A Holistic Approach to the Diabetic Patient:  Medications, Immunizations, and Supportive Care",

    Presented by Ashley Hendrickson

    2-3pm, Program 5, (Patient Safety), "Best Practices for Patient Safety", Presented by Darlene Molett

    3:15pm, Adjournment


    • Monday, May 13, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • TBD
    Register

    May Council Meeting

     

    May 13th, 2019


    TBD
    • Monday, June 10, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • TBD
    Register

    June Council Meeting

     

    June 10th, 2019


    TBD
    • Thursday, June 13, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • 950 N Quidnessett Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852
    Register

    145th RIPA President’s Dinner and Awards Ceremony

    Honoring outgoing president Nicole Asal and welcoming incoming president Kenny Correia!

    Thursday, June 13, 2018

    Cocktail Hour from 6pm-7pm

    Dinner and Program beginning at 7pm

    Quidnessett Country Club

    950 N Quidnessett Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852

    Dinner options: TBA 
      Vegetarian/Vegan options available on request.

     

    Register before May 26th.  Space is limited!

    • Monday, September 16, 2019
    • Potowomut Golf Club, Warwick RI
    Register

     

           

    September 16th, 2019

    21st Annual RI Pharmacy Foundation Golf Outing

    Potowomut Golf Club, Warwick, RI

    Great networking event for golfers, pharmacists, business owners, and friends of pharmacy. There will be prizes, raffles, putting contest, and more! The outing supports the mission of the Foundation, which includes scholarships for University of Rhode Island student pharmacists.

    Golf Tournament Sponsorship Opportunities

    ·       Event Sponsor - Diamond – $1600.00
    2 Foursomes, Tee sign, golf, cart, lunch, and dinner. Recognition on the sponsor board at Golf Outing, upcoming Spring Seminar (if prior to July 30th) and President’s Dinner.

    ·       Event Sponsor- Platinum – $1000.00
    1 foursome, Tee sign, golf, cart, lunch, and dinner. Recognition on the sponsor board at Golf Outing, upcoming Spring Seminar (if prior to July 30th) and President’s Dinner.

    ·       Event Sponsor- Gold – $850.00
    1 foursome, Tee sign, golf, cart, lunch, and dinner. Recognition on the sponsor board at Golf Outing.

    ·       Prize Package Sponsor $600.00 Sponsorship of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place outing prizes

    ·       Participant Gift Sponsor - $500.00 Dual logo promotional gift for each golfer

    ·       Tee Sign – $150.00
    Promote your business or services at one of our 18 holes.

    ·       Raffle Prize Sponsorship- Variable, email to discuss!

    Sponsorship Opportunities are available online at http://www.ripharmacists.org/events


    or contact us at ripharmacyfoundation@gmail.com

Past events

Monday, April 15, 2019 April Council Meeting
Wednesday, April 03, 2019 Face of Pharmacy Legislative Briefing and Reception
Wednesday, April 03, 2019 Face of Pharmacy 2019
Monday, March 11, 2019 March Council Meeting
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 February Council Meeting
Saturday, February 09, 2019 Cheers with Peers 2019
Monday, January 14, 2019 January Council Meeting
Monday, December 10, 2018 December Council Meeting and Holiday Party
Thursday, November 08, 2018 2018 Beers with Peers
Monday, November 05, 2018 November Council Meeting
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 20th Annual RI Pharmacy Foundation Golf Outing
Monday, August 27, 2018 2018-19 RIPA Kickoff Meeting
Wednesday, May 09, 2018 2018 RI Pharmacy Foundation Spring Seminar-Exhibitor Registration
Wednesday, May 09, 2018 2018 RI Pharmacy Foundation Kimberly McDonough Spring Seminar - 5 Live Contact Hours (0.5 CEU)
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

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