Event | Immune globulin utilization management and clinical considerations

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Join fellow SPA members for an evening of learning about immune globulin while enjoying an exceptional meal. As a trusted leader with a long heritage of developing immune globulin (IG) treatments for primary immunodeficiency (PI) patients, Shire introduces the IG Stewardship Series. These presentations are focused on educating healthcare professionals and stakeholders within various health systems on PI and various IG-related topics, including IG treatments, with the goal of helping to improve the patient experience of care. Through education, support, and trusted partnerships, Shire aims to improve the lives of patients living with Primary Immunodeficiency.

PRESENTER

Jerry Siegel, Pharm.D., FASHP
Clinical Associate Professor, The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
Sponsored by Shire US Inc. No CE is offered for this event.

DATE

Thursday, June 6, 2019
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

LOCATION

Wild Sage Bistro
916 West 2nd Avenue
Spokane, WA 99201

REGISTRATION

Register online at http://www.programrsvp.com/2681-306
Or call toll-free at: 877-761-7925
Registration closes on June 4, 2019.

COST

This event is free but you must RSVP.
Open to pharmacists, technicians and students.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

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

*This is a non-CE program sponsored by Shire US Inc. Shire is prohibited from providing meals to prescribers that are licensed by the State of Minnesota and health care professionals that are licensed by the State of Vermont. Prescribers licensed by the State of New Jersey may not consume a Shire-offered meal in excess of $15.
Shire will collect and report health care professional information concerning meals and other transfers of value pursuant to the Federal Sunshine Act and state laws.

Event | Recognizing and responding to a bleed

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Join fellow SPA members for an evening of learning and fine dining. Bleeding episodes may be common in hemophilia. In this program, learn how a bleed impacts the body, how to recognize and respond to bleeds, and what patients can do to manage their health.

PRESENTER

Alisa Riedl, BSN, RN
Senior Clinical Specialist, Takeda
Sponsored by Shire US Inc. No CE is offered for this event.

Alisa Riedl is a senior clinical specialist, working with Takeda for nearly six years. Prior to her current role, she spent almost 10 years at The Oregon Hemophilia Center as a registered nurse, seeing both adult and pediatric patients. Riedl thoroughly enjoys working with patients and families and supporting them as she is able to by providing education about their disease state and overall health and wellness.

DATE

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
6:30 p.m.

LOCATION

Spencer’s for Steaks & Chops
322 North Spokane Falls Court
Spokane WA 99201 Spokane, WA 99201

REGISTRATION

Register online at http://www.programrsvp.com/HCP-HEM-1029
You will be required to provide the following:

  • Full name
  • Credential (PharmD, MD, DO, RN, NP, PA, etc.)
  • Practice site address
  • NPI or license number

Registration closes on Friday, May 3, 2019.

COST

This event is free but you must RSVP.
Open to pharmacists, technicians and students.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

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

*This is a non-CE program sponsored by Shire US Inc. Shire is prohibited from providing meals to prescribers that are licensed by the State of Minnesota and health care professionals that are licensed by the State of Vermont. Prescribers licensed by the State of New Jersey may not consume a Shire-offered meal in excess of $15.
Shire will collect and report health care professional information concerning meals and other transfers of value pursuant to the Federal Sunshine Act and state laws.

Event | HAE, a rare disease

April 17, 2019

Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) is a very rare and potentially life-threatening genetic condition that occurs in about 1 in 10,000 to 1 in 50,000 people. HAE symptoms include edema (swelling) in various parts of the body, including: hands, feet, face and airway (throat). Join fellow SPA members for an evening dinner and presentation about this rare disease state and how it is managed. Event sponsored by CSL Behring.

HAE, A Rare Disease

Speaker: Lawrence C. Adamovic, Pharm.D.
Medical Science Liason, CSL Behring

No CE is offered for this event.
Pharmacists, technicians and student pharmacists are welcome.

DATE

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
6:00 p.m.

LOCATION

Mizuna
214 North Howard
Spokane, WA 99201

COST

This event is free, but you must RSVP.

RSVP

To RSVP, send an e-mail to Dr. Larry Adamovic at larry.adamovic@cslbehring.com with following information:

  • Full name
  • Credential (PharmD, MD, DO, RN, NP, PA, etc.)
  • Practice site address
  • NPI or license number

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

This program is open to healthcare practitioners (HCPs) for whom the information presented is relevant to their practice.

Event | Introducing JYNARQUE

 

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Introducing JYNARQUE: The Next Chapter For Adult Patients with ADPKD

Come enjoy food, drinks and networking with Otsuka Pharmaceuticals who are combining an exceptional learning opportunity with a sponsored dinner at Steam Plant.

Learn from an expert, Dr. Laura Frank, about a new medication, JYNARQUE. Spend a few moments with an expert to help reinforce best practices and treatment standards about ADPKD. JYNARQUE is indicated to slow kidney function decline in adults at risk of rapidly progressing autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD). The event will be hosted at Steam Plant and sponsored by Otsuka.

PRESENTER

Dr. Laura Frank, PhD, MPH, RDN, CD
Medical Science Liaison (MSL)- Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development and Commercialization (OPDC)

DATE

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
5:00 p.m.

LOCATION

Steam Plant
159 S Lincoln St
Spokane, WA 99201

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS CLOSED.

COST

This event is free but you must RSVP.
[UPDATED] Open to pharmacists and physicians only.

CE | Deprescribing pearls for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Do your patients complain about being on too many medications? Join SPA to learn the best strategies to reduce unnecessary medications!

Learn how to advocate for your patients and network with pharmacy peers.

Presenter:
Kelley Dunlop, Pharm.D.
Pharmacy Resident, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center

LOCATION

WSU Health Sciences Spokane
412 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 & Biomedical Sciences Building, Room 112
412 East Spokane Falls Boulevard
Spokane, WA 99202
Washington State University Spokane*
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences Building, Room 112
412 East Spokane Falls Boulevard
Spokane, WA 99202
Registration for this event has closed.
Registration for this event 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 Apr. 10, 2019.

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.