continuing education

Summer Newsletter

It’s June and summer weather is officially here. Thank goodness! I do not know about you but I am excited for a few months of warm weather to help forget about the long winter and wet spring we have had here in Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho.

The Board of Managers has been busy working on your behalf. We have coordinated a number of excellent continuing education presentations and are well above our goal for CE opportunities for this year. Have you enjoyed one yet? Keep a look out for future offerings. We had the opportunity to host an exhibitor booth (more…)

April Continuing Education

Join us at one of these continuing education events in April!

April 10-11, 2017

Motivating Learners to Excel

Speaker: Jennifer Robinson, Pharm.D., Assistant Dean for Recruitment and Student Success, Clinical Associate Professor, WSU College of Pharmacy

Dr. Robinson will present on the importance of a growth mindset and its impact on professional growth and development. She will present strategies specific to professionals in the pharmacy setting and how to apply strategies to develop a growth mindset.

One hour of CE credit will be provided, approved by the Washington State Board of Pharmacy and the Idaho State Board of Pharmacy.

See session information and register online >>

April 27-28, 2017

Gender Dysphoria: Caring for Transgender and Gender Non-Binary Patients

Speaker: Cheyenne Newsome, Pharm.D., PhC, BCACP, Clinical Assistant Professor, WSU College of Pharmacy

Dr. Newsome will present on therapy options and challenges for dysphoria, transgender, and non-binary patients.

One hour of CE credit will be provided, approved by the Washington State Board of Pharmacy and the Idaho State Board of Pharmacy.

See session information and register online >>

January CE and social events

We have some great events planned for the new year! Check out the line-up and register today!
See full event details on our Continuing Education and Social Events page.

January 5, 2017

OVARIAN CANCER GENETICS AND TARGETED TREATMENT

Speaker: Lauren Blair, Ph.D.
Medical Science Liaison, Oncology at AstraZeneca
This program does not provide continuing education credits.
REGISTER ONLINE

January 17-18, 2017

Veterinary Pharmacy: Dispensing and Compounding for Pets

Speaker: Shelby Denney, WSU Pharm.D. Candidate 2017
One hour of CE will be provided (WA and ID).
January 17, 2017 — REGISTER ONLINE
January 18, 2017 — REGISTER ONLINE

January 24, 2017

TRIVIA NIGHT AT COUGAR CREST WINERY

REGISTER ONLINE

October Continuing Education

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Medications in Pregnancy and Lactation

Presented by: Alyson K. Blum, Pharm.D.
Clinical Pharmacist in Obstetrics
Washington State University College of Pharmacy

One hour of CE credit will be provided, approved by the Washington State Board of Pharmacy and the Idaho State Board of Pharmacy

SESSIONS — Both sessions are on the on Same Day
Option 1: Breakfast Option 2: Dinner
October 19, 2016, 7:00 a.m. October 19, 2016, 6:00 p.m.
Sign in 7:00 a.m. Sign in and dinner 6:00 p.m.
Breakfast will be provided Presentation at 6:45pm
Perkins Restaurant
12 E. Olive Street
Spokane, WA
Washington State University
Student Academic Center, Room 20
Spokane, WA
COST

SPA members – No charge
Non-members – $25

REGISTER ONLINE

2016 Pharmacy Technician Day

Registration for Technician Day is now closed.
The CE’s earned at Tech Day will be reported to CPE monitor and NABP. Be sure to have your NABP e-profile number as you will need it to register for this event.

WHERE:
 
 

Spokane Community College
N. 1810 Greene St.  MS 2090
Spokane, WA 99217
Bldg. 9, Room 003
WHEN: Saturday, October 1, 2016
TIME: 8:30am to 4:00pm

 

ACPE logoThe Washington State Pharmacy Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
 

COST

SPA or WSPA members $65
Non members $100

Fee includes light breakfast, lunch and six hours of ACPE accredited CE.

We tried to keep the cost as minimal possible. If you are not a member of either SPA or WSPA, we recommend you become a member first. Then sign up for the Tech Day. Listed below are the websites to join either Association.  JOIN SPA | JOIN WSPA

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

September Continuing Education

September 14, 2016

Addressing Treatment in Real World GT1 Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Patients

Presented by: Anne Croghan, MN, ARNP
Seattle Gastroenterology Associates

Please join us for an exciting, peer-led education event.

DATE

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
6:00 PM

LOCATION

Milford’s Fish House
719 N. Monroe Street Spokane, Washington 99201

Registration

Dinner provided by Abbive. Please RSVP by September 12, 2016, to:
Richard Wells (509) 220-2567, abbvie.meintl.com/HBB03-BH01-16

JUNE CONTINUING EDUCATION

A New Long Acting Injectable Treatment Option for Patients with Schizophrenia

June 22, 2016

Presented by:
Paul Thompson, PharmD
Navos Mental Health

Sponsored by by Alkermes

This is an educational program only–no CE will be offered

Pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy students are welcome–no personal guests please.

Dinner
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
6:30pm dinner
7:00pm presentation (more…)

MAY CONTINUING EDUCATION

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Update For Pharmacists on the Treatment of Glaucoma and Macular Degeneration

Presented by:
Casey D. Claypool, DO
Optometrist, Chief of Optometry
Empire Eye Physicians
Spokane Valley, Washington

One hour of CE credit will be provided, approved by the Washington State Board of Pharmacy and the Idaho State Board of Pharmacy.

Dinner
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Sign in and dinner, 6:30 – 7:00pm
Presentation at 7:00pm

The Links Golf Course, Meeting Room
10623 N Chase Road
Post Falls, Idaho

COST

SPA members – No charge
Non-members – $25

REGISTER ONLINE

APRIL CONTINUING EDUCATION

April 5 and 6, 2016

Biosimilar Basics

Presented by: Bethany Withycombe, Pharm.D.
PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital
Spokane, WA

One hour of CE credit will be provided, approved by the Washington State Board of Pharmacy and the Idaho State Board of Pharmacy.

SESSIONS
Session 1 – Dinner Session 2 – Breakfast
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Sign in and dinner 6:00 – 6:30pm
Presentation at 6:45pm
7:00am
Breakfast will be provided
Luigi’s Italian Restaurant
Second Floor Meeting Room245 W Main Ave
Spokane, WA 99201
Perkins Restaurant Downtown
12 E. Olive Street
Spokane, WA 99202
COST

SPA members – No charge
Non-members – $25