2019 Lasagna Dinner

March 20, 2019

Keynote: USP 797/800 Update

Presenter: Michael Brandt, Pharm.D., FASHP
Pharmacist, MultiCare Deaconess Cancer and Blood Specialty Centers

Come learn about the USP standards and changes! USP 797 helps ensure patients receive quality preparations that are free from contaminants and are consistent in intended identity, strength, and potency. USP 800 provides standards for safe handling of hazardous drugs to minimize the risk of exposure to healthcare personnel, patients, and the environments. Washinton State University’s National Community Pharmacists Association Student Chapter and the Spokane Pharmacy Association are collaborating to provide a an opportunity to learn about these important USP standards and connect with others while sharing a delicious lasagna dinner.

When and where

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

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Cost

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

Registration closes on March 20, 2019.

Registration for this event is now closed.

Event | Type II diabetes and cardiovascular outcomes

March 6, 2019

Recently diabetes management has focused on making sure we are using medications that reduce the leading cause of death in diabetes: cardiovascular disease. Come learn about these medications from WSU graduate Mark Fillcetti.

Type II diabetes and cardiovascular outcomes

Speaker: Mark Fillcetti, RPh
Lead Clinical Research Pharmacist, St. Luke’s Health System, Boise, ID
Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
& Lilly USA, LLC

No CE is offered for this event.

Pharmacists, technicians and student pharmacists are welcome.

DATE

Wednesday, March 6 2019
6:30 p.m.

LOCATION

Scratch Restaurant
1005 W 1st Ave
Spokane, WA 99201

COST

This event is free, but you must RSVP by Monday, March 4, 2019.

RSVP

Registration for this event is now closed.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

This program is open to healthcare practitioners (HCPs) for whom the information presented is relevant to their practice. Spouses or guests cannot be accommodated.

BIPI and Lilly USA, LLC have adopted the PhRMA (Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America) Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals that went into effect on July 1, 2002. Pursuant to the Code, inclusion of healthcare professionals’ spouses or guests is not permitted. We appreciate your understanding and support of our commitment to following the highest ethical standards as related to interactions with healthcare professionals. To comply with federal regulations, attendance at the entire session is required and early departures are not permitted.

CE | Asthma and COPD

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

What’s new in asthma, COPD, and what is asthma-COPD overlap?
Many patients with asthma and COPD do not have their conditions optimally controlled. Additionally some patients may have both asthma and COPD and require special considerations for management. Join us for this session as we discuss the differences between COPD and asthma and discuss the new guideline recommendations for how to manage COPD, asthma, and COPD-asthma overlap.

Presenter:
Evan J. Sainsbury, Pharm.D.
PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident, Kootenai Health

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*
Room TBD
405 East Spokane Falls Boulevard
Spokane, WA 99202
Washington State University Spokane*
Room TBD
405 E. Spokane Falls Boulevard
Spokane, WA 99202
Registration has closed.
Registration has 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, Washington State Board of Pharmacy.

Registration closes Jan. 30, 2019.

Speaker Bio

Evan Sainsbury, graduated with his doctorate of pharmacy from Washington State University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2018. He is currently completing a PGY-1 residency at Kootenai Health in Couer d’Alene, Idaho.

2019 Annual Meeting

Save the Date!

Mark your calendars to join us on Thursday, February 28, 2019.

Join us for the Spokane Pharmacy Association’s Annual Meeting celebrating the Inland Northwest Pharmacy Community. The event will feature an excellent dinner, exhibitor showcase, auction, keynote speaker, awards ceremony, and plenty of pharmacy community!

Agenda

5:00-6:30pm – Cocktail reception and networking
6:30pm – Dinner
7:00pm – Introduction of Guests & Recognition of Sponsor, Exhibitors
7:15pm – Keynote Speaker – Details to come
8:15pm – Presentation of Awards
Closing Remarks
View complete event details here: SPA 2019 Annual Meeting

Pricing

SPA Member: $25
SPA Member and guest: $55
General Admission: $40
Admission and SPA Membership ($50 pharmacist): $75
Table (8 tickets): $200
Online registration is open!

About the Speaker

Matt Layton, M.D., Ph.D.. Dr. Layton will be discussing “The Opioid Epidemic: From Prevention to Treatment.”
Dr. Layton is a clinical associate professor at Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine in Spokane. He earned his MD and Ph.D. in pharmacology from the University of Kansas. He completed residency training in psychiatry at the University of Washington. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and has obtained certification from the United States Drug Enforcement Agency as a buprenorphine provider for the treatment of opioid dependence. Dr. Layton teaches the resident doctors in the Psychiatry Residency Spokane at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center. He also works with third-year medical students in their six-week psychiatry clerkships. He is involved in training rural primary care doctors, physician assistants and nurses to work with patients who have psychiatric disorders and drug addictions. He also serves as medical director for the Spokane Regional Health District Opioid Treatment Program.

Sponsorships and Exhibitors

Exhibitor display table cost is: $950– includes recognition at the annual meeting.
View complete sponsorship and exhibitor details here: SPA 2019 Annual Meeting

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
Registration is closed.
Registration 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.

*Our PM session will also serve as the 2018 SPA Annual Meeting. After the regular CE session there will be a short State of the Organization update from your 2018 SPA President Jennifer Miller.

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
Registration is closed.
Registration 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, 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!

Registration is closed.

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.

Registration is closed.

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 is closed.
Registration 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.