First-Time Offering; Initial Release Date Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Deadline for pre-registration is August 28, 2020. Registration will NOT be available after this date.
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8:00 - 8:15am
Welcome and Announcements
8:15 - 8:30am
8:30 - 9:30am
Standardization vs Customization: Finding the Balance in Adults with Seizure Disorders
Becky Maynard, PharmD; Neurovascular Unit Clinical Pharmacist
Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo, MI
1.0 contact hour
Application-based Activity; ACPE Topic Designator: Disease State Management/Drug Therapy
Summarize what studies have shown about pharmacotherapeutics of cannabis and cannabidiol in the treatment of epilepsy and the potential benefits and side effects.
9:45 - 10:45am
The 28th Amendment: The Right To Practice Pharmacy
Deeb D. Eid, PharmD; Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice / Experiential Coordinator
Ferris State University College of Pharmacy, Big Rapids, MI
Application-based Activity; ACPE Topic Designator: Law Related to Pharmacy Practice
Identify national and regional trends to recognize updates or changes in laws and practice models for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.
Interpret and consider application of “full scope of practice” through law, literature, education/training, and historical based data analysis.
Investigate proposed and ongoing changes to pharmacy laws in Michigan.
10:45 - 11:00am
11:30am - 12:30pm
Delirium in the ICU: Pharmacological Management in the Era of COVID-19
Sikandar H. Khan, DO, MS; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Research Scientist
Indiana University School of Medicine – Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Occupational Medicine,
Indianapolis, IN; Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN
Describe delirium and delirium severity.
Identify evidence for pharmacological management of delirium.
Understand delirium rates and delirium severity in COVID-ICU.
12:30 - 1:30pm
Lunch / Vendor Commercials
1:30 - 2:30pm
Challenges and Opportunities of Inpatient Palliative Pain Management
Michael Trexler, MD, FACP, FAAHPM; Palliative Care Medical Director, Fellowship Program Director
Ascension Borgess Hospital, Kalamazoo, MI; WMED Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Kalamazoo, MI
2:30 - 2:45pm
3:15 - 4:15pm
Myth Busters Pharmacy Edition: The Facts About Medications and Recreational Drugs
Katie Chernoby, PharmD; Critical Care Pharmacist
Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI
We recommend that you create a WMed account before attending one of our meetings. Please see our Help Page for detailed instructions on creating a WMed account and claiming your CE credits.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine and Western Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team
Credit amount subject to change.
Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine designates this activity for 5 contact hours for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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