Lasagna Dinner!

March 6, 2018

Lasagna Dinner: hosted by NCPA and SPA

Keynote: Financing Pharmacies

Presenter: Michael Bollinger
senior loan officer, Live Oak Bank
Wilmington, North Carolina

When and where

Luigi’s Restaurant
245 W Main Ave
Spokane, WA 99201

March 6, 2018
6:30 p.m.

Cost

NCPA students – No charge
SPA members – No charge
Non-NCPA students – $25
Non-SPA members – $25

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Events

Part of the mission of the Spokane Pharmacy Association is to promote the competency of practitioners and maximize the profession’s contribution to patient care. One of the ways we do this is through providing high-quality continuing education opportunities for members and non-members of the local pharmacy community.

We hope you can join us for one of our recent and upcoming events:

Continuing Education Events

Social Events

About Us

Mission Statement

The Spokane Pharmacy Association was established in 1921 and is a voluntary association of pharmacists, student pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians. SPA’s purposes are to:

  • Assure the viability of the profession of Pharmacy by supporting the education of pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and students;
  • Promote the competency of practitioners and maximize the profession’s contribution to patient care; and
  • Increase an awareness of these contributions and capabilities and their value not only to the profession, but also to other health-care practitioners and, in particular, the patient.

ACTIVITIES

To support our mission, we perform the following events and services for the local pharmacy community:

  • Annual Meeting
  • Monthly Continued Education offerings
  • Social events for the pharmacy community throughout the year
  • Fax Blast Program for rapid dissemination of local pharmacy concerns
  • Support of legislative efforts vital to the health and progress of pharmacy practice
  • This website with content concerning local and national pharmacy news and resources

Annual Meeting

The Spokane Pharmacy Association Annual Meeting & Continuing Education is an annual event celebrating the Inland Northwest Pharmacy Community.

What this event is

  • An annual meeting celebrating the Inland Northwest Pharmacy Community.
  • Features an excellent dinner, exhibitor showcase, auction, speaker, awards ceremony, and plenty of pharmacy community!
  • The SPA will present its awards: Pharmacist of the Year, Pharmacy Technician of the Year, Student Pharmacist/Pharmacy Resident of the Year, Speaker of the Year, and the Pharmacy of the Year.

Full event and registration details

CE | Thrombotic Microangiopathies in Your Clinical Practice

February 7, 2018

The Thrombotic Microangiopathies in Your Clinical Practice

A Discussion on Identifying Patients with Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

Presenter: Paul Eastvold, M.D., M.T. (ASCP)
chief medical officer, Inland Northwest Blood Center
Spokane, Washington

This event is hosted by Alexion.
Updated — Washington CE is being offered for this event.

DATE

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
6:30 PM

LOCATION

Milford’s Fish House
719 North Monroe Street
Spokane, WA

COST

This is a hosted event.
Attendees may opt-out of the meal by indicating on their RSVP. Please note, per industry guidelines, Alexion is unable to accommodate spouses or guests at this event.

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

Limited seating is available. Please RSVP by January 29, 2018.

Registrations may still be accepted after this date pending availability.

International Pharmacy Focus

The Pharmacy Focus this quarter is on a special group of pharmacies who provided a memorable glimpse into U.S. pharmacy practices to a select group of Japanese pharmacy students who were attending Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute (MFWI) this last summer.  This unique exchange is a cooperative venture between Spokane pharmacies and the English language program at MFWI.


About 20-25 pharmacy students were curious and excited to practice their English skills as well as learn about the difference in pharmacy practices between the U.S. and Japan.
Continue reading “International Pharmacy Focus”

2017 Annual Meeting

Thank you for joining us!

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Spokane Pharmacy Association’s 2017 Annual Meeting celebrating the Inland Northwest Pharmacy Community with keynote speaker Lisa Brown, former WSU Spokane chancellor.

We are proud to showcase our awards winners:
Pharmacist of the Year: Manpreet Chahal
Pharmacy Technician of the Year: Sandi Tshcritter
Student Pharmacist of the Year: Megan Reyholdson and Evan Sainsbury
Community Service Award: Luke Rice
Pharmacy of the Year: Medication Review

See the photos by Mark Nguyen on our Facebook page!