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    • April 09, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Virtual Meeting (YouTube Livestream)
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    Presented by:

     

    ACPE # JA4008183-9999-20-019-L04-P / JA4008183-9999-20-019-L04-T

    First-Time Offering; Initial Release Date Thursday, April 9, 2020

    Successful completion of this activity counts as Live ACPE CE.

    Topics / Speakers:
    • "Association Between ICU Opioid Use and Continuation Following Discharge" presented by Niki Krancevich, PharmD
    • "Efficacy & Safety of Apixaban/Rivaroxaban vs Warfarin for Atrial Fibrillation Treatment in Obese Patients" presented by Yoon Soo Park, PharmD
    Time:

    5:30 - 6:30 PM - Board Meeting

    6:30 - 7:30 PM - Virtual CE Presentation

    Organizer: Shelby Kelsh, PharmD
       

    Livestream Info:

    A link to the YouTube livestream will be emailed to registrants the evening before the event.  Those registering after that time will receive the link in their confirmation email. To access the chat features of the livestream, you will need to view the presentation while logged into YouTube with a Google account.

    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.

    After attending the program, the pharmacist and pharmacy technician should be able to:
      1. Discuss the risk factors for chronic or long-term opioid use. 

      2. Describe current guideline recommended practices for pain and sedation management in the ICU.

      3. Recognize weight and BMI values in which DOACs may not be preferred for stroke prophylaxis in patients with atrial fibrillation, and identify possible harms associated with initiating DOACs in patients weighing ≥120 kilograms and/or BMI ≥ 40 kg/m2.


      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 1.0 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.

      • May 12, 2020
      • 7:15 AM - 3:30 PM
      • Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, 1800 E Beltline Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

      Presented by:

       


      First-Time Offering; Initial Release Date Tuesday, May 12, 2020

      Spring Seminar Postponed (Updated March 18, 2020): The WMSHP Board has elected to postpone the Spring Seminar to September 8th due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. Those who have already registered will have their registration fees refunded as soon as possible within the next few days.  Please do not hesitate to contact the Board at leadership@wmshp.net should you have any questions or specific concerns that we may be able to assist with. 

      Deadline for pre-registration is May 4, 2020. On-site registration will be available for an additional $10 fee. On-site registration for residents and students will be available for $25.

      VENDOR/SPONSOR REGISTRATION: Please click here to register as a vendor/sponsor


      Seminar Agenda

       7:15 - 8:15am

      Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Exhibits

       8:15 - 8:30am

      Welcome and Announcements  

       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

      ACPE Universal Activity # Pending

      Application-based Activity

      Pharmacist & Pharmacy Technician 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 - 10:30am

      SEPSIS: Seeing through the Smoke

      W. Graham Carlos, MD, MSCR; Chief of Medicine, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

      Eskenazi Health, Indianapolis, IN; Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

      1.0 contact hour

      ACPE Universal Activity # Pending

      Application-based Activity

      Pharmacist & Pharmacy Technician Objectives

      1. Recognize a septic patient, and use qSOFA and SIRS to identify sepsis.
      2. Identify targets to monitor sepsis resuscitation, and explain why “Early Goal Directed Therapy” is no longer advocated.
      3. Discuss why Lactated Ringer’s is now favored over normal saline for resuscitation.

       10:30 - 11:00am

      Break and Exhibits

       11:00am - 12:00pm

      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

      ACPE Universal Activity # Pending

      Application -based Activity

      Pharmacist & Pharmacy Technician 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.

       12:00 - 1:15pm

      Lunch and Exhibits

       1:15 - 2:15pm

      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

      ACPE Universal Activity # Pending

      Application-based Activity

      Pharmacist & Pharmacy Technician 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.

       2:15 - 2:30pm

      Break

       2:30 - 3:30pm

      Myth Busters Pharmacy Edition: The Facts About Medications and Recreational Drugs

      Katie Chernoby, PharmD; PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Resident

      Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI

      1.0 contact hour

      ACPE Universal Activity # Pending

      Application-based Activity

      Pharmacist & Pharmacy Technician 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.

       3:30pm

      Adjourn


      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 5.0 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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