CE | Pharmacy Laws

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Pharmacy Laws: Advancing the Profession and Developing Corrective Action Plans
This is an exciting time for Washington pharmacists, students and technicians as the pharmacy laws are being rewritten! Come and learn as two of Washington’s leading law experts discuss plans of corrections for common violations and how you can get involved to advocate for the profession of pharmacy.

Presenters:
Eleanor Doss
Washington State Department of Health, Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission
Julie Akers
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmacotherapy

LOCATION

WSU Health Sciences Spokane
405 E. Spokane Falls Blvd
Spokane, WA 99202

SESSIONS

Option 1: Breakfast Option 2: Dinner
Morning – 7:00 a.m. Evening – 7:00 p.m.
Sign in 7:00 a.m. Sign in 7:00 p.m.
Breakfast will be provided Dinner will be provided
Washington State University Spokane*
Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences Bldg, Room 118
405 East Spokane Falls Boulevard
Spokane, WA 99202
Washington State University Spokane*
Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences Bldg, Room 101
405 E. Spokane Falls Boulevard
Spokane, WA 99202
Register Online
Register Online

COST

SPA member: free
Non-member: $25

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

*Note: Pay for parking on the WSU Spokane campus at the blue parking kiosks. Limited one-hour street parking is available along Riverpoint Boulevard.

One hour of CE credit will be provided, Washington State Board of Pharmacy.

Registration closes Nov. 15, 2018.

Speaker Bios

Julie Akers is a 2000 graduate of the Washington State University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. After graduation, Julie moved to Seattle, Washington, where she worked for Bartell Drugs until 2011. During that time, she managed three different pharmacy locations before becoming a pharmacy district manager in 2004. After leaving Bartell, Julie spent 2011-2013 overseeing outpatient pharmacy operations for The Everett Clinic before moving to Spokane in fall of 2013 to join the pharmacy faculty at the WSU.
She served on the Washington State Pharmacy Association (WSPA) Board of Directors as a director-at-large from 2008 through 2010, and then a three-year term from 2011-2013 as president-elect, president, and past-president of the association. She currently serves on the WSPA as an appointed board member representing the WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Eleanor Doss received her pharmacy degree from the University of New Mexico in 2010, but she has been working in pharmacies since 1995. She has a diverse background in retail, compounding, long term care, nuclear pharmacy, and research. However, one of her favorite subjects is pharmacy law. She is currently a pharmacist investigator for the Washington State Department of Health, Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission.

CE | Immunizations for High Risk Patients

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Pharmacies have become American’s first stop for immunizations. Patients with certain health conditions are indicated for different vaccines. Come learn about this high risk population and which immunizations they need so you can best care for those patients.

Presenter: Kayla DeBusk
Health Program Specialist at Spokane Regional Health District

LOCATION

WSU Health Sciences Spokane
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences Building
405 E. Spokane Falls Blvd,
Spokane, WA 99202

SESSIONS

Option 1: Breakfast Option 2: Dinner
Morning – 7:00 a.m. Evening – 6:00 p.m.
Sign in 7:00 a.m. Sign in 6:00 p.m.
Breakfast will be provided Dinner will be provided
Washington State University Spokane*
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences Building, room 118
405 East Spokane Falls Boulevard
Spokane, WA 99202
Washington State University Spokane*
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences Building, room 118
405 E. Spokane Falls Boulevard
Spokane, WA 99202
Register Online
Register Online

COST

SPA member: free
Non-member: $25

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

*Note: Pay for parking on the WSU Spokane campus at the blue parking kiosks. Limited one-hour street parking is available along Riverpoint Boulevard.

One hour of CE credit will be provided, approval pending by the Washington State Board of Pharmacy.

Registration closes Oct. 3, 2018.

2018 Spokane Pharmacy Association Technician Day

Saturday, October 6, 2018

It is time to register for Technician Day CE!

Register Online

Topics include
Over the counter products
Law update
Medication Reconciliation

LOCATION

Spokane Community College
1810 North Greene Street
Building 9 Room 003
Spokane, WA 99217
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

COST

SPA/WSPA member: $25
Non-member: $60
Non-member registration plus SPA membership: $50
SCC student: Free

Thank you to the Washington State Pharmacy Association for being our event co-sponsor this year! WSPA members may register at the SPA member price of $25.
 
Washington State Pharmacy Association logo

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

We’ve gone digital! You will receive an email with links to download the presentations to your own phone, tablet or computer. Printer friendly files will also be available. SPA will not provide printed materials at the event.

The CE’s earned at Tech Day will not be reported to CPE monitor and NABP. You will receive a CE certificate at the end of the program. Be sure to keep the certificate as you will need it for your State License and your National Certification.

Breakfast and lunch are included.

Students attend at no charge, but you must register.

You must register in advance, registration will not be available at the event.

Registration closes Sunday, September 30, 2018.

Register Online

CE | Contact Lens Care: A Primer for Pharmacists

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Do you wear contacts, or have patients that do? This CE is for you! It will cover topics such as the steps in caring for contact lenses, contact lens care systems, and recent issues in contact lens care. Get an update from an expert in the field.

Presenter: Peter Bergenske, OD, FAAO
Consultant, Alcon US Vision Care

Dr. Peter Bergenske received his Doctorate of Optometry from the University of California, Berkeley. He worked as a staff optometrist in Wisconsin and also served as the program director for an optometric technician program. Dr. Bergenske then served as associate professor of optometry and chief of contact lens service at Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and has over 100 scientific posters, presentations, and publications. Currently Dr. Bergenske serves as consultant and medical reviewer for Alcon Vision Care.

LOCATION

WSU Health Sciences Spokane
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences Building
405 E. Spokane Falls Blvd,
Spokane, WA 99202

SESSIONS

Option 1: Breakfast Option 2: Dinner
Morning – 7:00 a.m. Evening – 6:00 p.m.
Sign in 7:00 a.m. Sign in 6:00 p.m.
Breakfast will be provided Dinner will be provided
Washington State University Spokane*
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences Building, room 118
405 East Spokane Falls Boulevard
Spokane, WA 99202
Washington State University Spokane*
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences Building, room 118
405 E. Spokane Falls Boulevard
Spokane, WA 99202
Registration for this event is closed.
Registration for this event is closed.

COST

SPA member: free
Non-member: $25

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

*Note: Pay for parking on the WSU Spokane campus at the blue parking kiosks. Limited one-hour street parking is available along Riverpoint Boulevard.

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

Registration closes Sept. 6, 2018.

CE | Alternative treatments to reduce reliance on opioids for chronic pain

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Opioid use and misuse is a popular topic in health care right now. At this CE you will learn about alternative therapies for the treatment of chronic pain including psychotherapy, mind-body interventions, and herbal and/or dietary supplements. Sign up today!

Presenter: Tracy L. Skaer, Pharm.D., FASHP, FASCP
Professor of Pharmacotherapy, WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

LOCATION

WSU Health Sciences Spokane
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences Building
405 E. Spokane Falls Blvd,
Spokane, WA 99202

SESSIONS

Option 1: Breakfast Option 2: Dinner
Morning – 7:00 a.m. Evening – 7:00 p.m.
Sign in 7:00 a.m. Sign in and dinner 7:00 p.m.
Breakfast will be provided Dinner will be provided
Washington State University Spokane*
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences Building, room 112
405 East Spokane Falls Boulevard
Spokane, WA 99202
Washington State University Spokane*
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences Building, room 112
405 E. Spokane Falls Boulevard
Spokane, WA 99202
Registration for this event is closed.
Registration for this event is closed.

COST

SPA member: free
Non-member: $25

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

CE credit pending for WA/ID.

Registration closes June 26, 2018.

Event | Pfizer Informational Program

May 17, 2018

Pfizer invites health care professionals and health care staff to attend an informational program featuring Dr. Joel Galloway from Rockwood Heart and Vascular Center – Downtown.

Treatment Of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary Embolism (PE) and Reduction In The Risk Of Stroke and Systemic Embolism In Patients With Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation (NVAF)

Speaker: Joel Galloway, MD
Sponsored by Pfizer, hosted by Timothy Gallagher.
No CE is offered for this event.
Pharmacists, technicians and student pharmacists are welcome.

DATE

Thursday, May 17, 2018
6:30 p.m.

LOCATION

Spencer’s Restaurant
322 North Spokane Falls Court
Spokane, Washington, 99201
(509) 744-2372

COST

This event is free, but you must RSVP.

RSVP

Registration is closed for this event.

Notice: This event is conducted in accordance with the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) and is limited to invited HCPs and appropriate non-HCP staff. Please note that for out-of-office programs, only HCPs (as defined by Pfizer policy) may attend. Before providing an RSVP or attending an out-of-office program, please confirm with your Pfizer representative that you meet the definition of “HCP” and any other requirements of attendance. Attendance by guests or spouses is not appropriate for any Pfizer speaker program unless the individual independently qualifies as an appropriate attendee. In addition, Pfizer policy prohibits attendance by HCPs who practice in a specialty for which the relevant Pfizer product does not have an FDA-approved indication and prohibits attendance by Pfizer speakers who have been trained on the product or topic to be presented.
State and Federal Employees: State and federal laws and regulations may limit your ability to receive meals. By attending this event, you confirm that you have obtained any necessary approvals from your employer.
Public Disclosures: The cost of meals provided to U.S. HCPs is subject to Pfizer’s national public disclosure policy as well as applicable state and federal law such as the National Physician Payment Transparency Program (otherwise known as “Sunshine”). Pfizer’s disclosure allocates the cost of meals equally across all attendees who have not opted out of receiving a meal or have consumed a meal regardless of opt-out status.

CE | Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOAC)

May 9, 2018

Direct Oral Anticoagulants

Speaker: Susan Denopoli, Pharm.D.

Dr. Denopoli is the pharmacist resident at Providence Anticoagulation and Pharmacotherapy Clinic. She will be presenting on the safety profiles and risks of each DOAC, recent studies on DOACs, edoxaban for treatment of cancer associated VTE, and reversal agents available for DOACs.

SESSIONS

Option 1: Breakfast Option 2: Dinner
Wed, May 9, 2018
7:00 – 8:00 a.m.
Wed, May 9, 2018
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Breakfast will be provided. Dinner will be provided.
Washington State University Spokane*
Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Science Bldg RM 116
412 East Spokane Falls Boulevard
Spokane, WA 99202
Washington State University Spokane*
Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Science Bldg RM 116
412 East Spokane Falls Boulevard
Spokane, WA 99202
Registration for this event is closed. Registration for this event is closed.

COST

SPA members – No charge
Non-members – $25

More details

*Note: Pay for parking on the WSU Spokane campus at the blue parking kiosks. Limited one-hour street parking is available along Riverpoint Boulevard.

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

CE | Jardiance

April 19, 2018

A breakthrough in cardiovascular outcomes: Jardiance

Presenter: Carol Wysham, M.D.
section head, MultiCare Rockwood Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology
Spokane, Washington

Join the SPA for a sponsored drug talk on Jardiance. Learn about this medication’s effects on cardiovascular outcomes. Enjoy great food at Spokane’s local restaurant, Luna!

This event is hosted by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc and Lilly USA, LLC

When and Where

Thursday, April 19, 2018
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Luna Spokane
5620 S. Perry Street
Spokane, WA 99223

COST

This is a hosted event.

How to RSVP

Registration for this event is closed.

More details

Limited seating is available. Please RSVP by Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Registrations may still be accepted after this date pending availability.

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

No CE credit is offered for this event. [Updated]

CE | Hepatitis C Virus

April 9-10, 2018

Hepatitis C Virus

Speaker: Monica Graybeal, Pharm.D.

Dr. Graybeal will be presenting an overview of the hepatitis C virus and treatment guidelines.

SESSIONS

Option 1: Dinner Option 2: Breakfast
Mon, April 9, 2018
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Tue, April 10, 2018
7:00 – 8:00 a.m.
Dinner will be provided. Breakfast will be provided.
Washington State University Spokane*
Room: Clinical Research and Simulation (SCRS), Room 250
412 East Spokane Falls Boulevard
Spokane, WA 99202
Washington State University Spokane*
Room: PBS 116
412 East Spokane Falls Boulevard
Spokane, WA 99202
Registration for this event is closed.
Registration for this event is closed.

COST

SPA members – No charge
Non-members – $25

More details

*Note: Pay for parking on the WSU Spokane campus at the blue parking kiosks. Limited one-hour street parking is available along Riverpoint Boulevard.

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

CE | Tobacco Cessation

March 21, 2018

Tobacco Cessation

Presenter: Kawkab Shishani, PhD
associate professor, WSU-College of Nursing
Spokane, Washington

Kawkab will be discussing how to approach the topic of tobacco cessation with your patients and the resources available in the Spokane area.

Here is the link to the pre-course activities: https://nursing.wsu.edu/continuing-education/smoking

When and where

*Washington State University Spokane
Room TBD
Spokane, WA 99202

March 21, 2018
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

*Note: Pay for parking on the WSU Spokane campus at the blue parking kiosks. Limited one-hour street parking is available along Riverpoint Boulevard.

Cost

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

Online Registration has closed

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