Rhode Island Pharmacists Association

2018 RI Pharmacy Foundation Kimberly McDonough Spring Seminar - 5 Live Contact Hours (0.5 CEU)

  • Wednesday, May 09, 2018
  • 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Radisson Hotel, Warwick, RI
  • 12


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 prior to the event!


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


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.



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