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    • September 08, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 5:15 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom Virtual Conferencing Event with LIVE CE
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    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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    Seminar Agenda

     8:00 - 8:15am

    Welcome and Announcements

     8:15 - 8:30am

    Vendor Commercials

     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

    Learning Objectives

    1. Recognize the different seizure types and first-line antiepileptic drugs (AEDs).
    2. Discuss patient-specific factors that should be considered when designing an antiepileptic drug regimen.
    3. Summarize what studies have shown about pharmacotherapeutics of cannabis and cannabidiol in the treatment of epilepsy and the potential benefits and side effects.

     9:30 - 9:45am Vendor Commercials

     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

    1.0 contact hour

    Application-based Activity; ACPE Topic Designator: Law Related to Pharmacy Practice

    Learning Objectives

    1. Identify national and regional trends to recognize updates or changes in laws and practice models for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

    2. Interpret and consider application of “full scope of practice” through law, literature, education/training, and historical based data analysis.

    3. Investigate proposed and ongoing changes to pharmacy laws in Michigan.

     10:45 - 11:00am

    Vendor Commercials

     11:00 - 11:30am Morning Vendor Commercial Breakout Rooms

     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

    1.0 contact hour

    Application-based Activity; ACPE Topic Designator: Disease State Management/Drug Therapy

    Learning Objectives

    1. Describe delirium and delirium severity.

    2. Identify evidence for pharmacological management of delirium.

    3. 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

    1.0 contact hour

    Application-based Activity; ACPE Topic Designator: Disease State Management/Drug Therapy

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand and apply principles of pain assessment and management in seriously ill hospitalized patients
    2. Understand how to safely, effectively, and appropriately prescribe opioid medications.

     2:30 - 2:45pm

    Vendor Commercials

     2:45 - 3:15pm Afternoon Vendor Commercial Breakout Rooms

     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

    1.0 contact hour

    Application-based Activity; ACPE Topic Designator: Disease State Management/Drug Therapy

    Learning Objectives

    1. Explain the effects of accidental exposure to transdermal and topical fentanyl.
    2. Summarize the literature regarding the management of cyclic vomiting syndrome associated with marijuana use.
    3. Given a patient case, create a treatment plan for a patient experiencing kratom withdrawal.

     4:15pm

    Adjourn

     4:15 - 5:15pm Reverse Exhibitor Program

    Requirements for successful completion of credit: Attendees will need to submit a provided CE Activity Code code within 12 hours of the activity in order to check-in for the activity. They will then have 30 days to log-in to their WMed Profile to complete the evaluation form and receive credit.

    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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