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]

April Social Event!

April 18, 2018

Tax Time Trivia

Join fellow SPA members for a fun evening of team trivia with a numbers theme!

Pharmacists, technicians and students welcome.

When and Where

6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
April 18, 2018

Cougar Crest Estate Winery
8 North Post Street, #6
Spokane, WA 99201

Cost

$10 fee for SPA members
Student SPA members are free

Includes wine tastings and snacks.

Come show us what you know!

Registration for this event is closed.

2018 Allen I. White Lecture

The WSU College of Pharmacy will be hosting its 2018 Allen I. White Lecture next Tuesday, March 13, from 12 – 1 p.m.

Keynote speaker: Richard Okita, Ph.D.
Program Director in the Division of Pharmacology, Physiology and Biological Chemistry, National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Click here to read about Dr. Okita in the college’s lecture announcement.

The lecture is open to the public. People planning to attend are asked to click on the following site link to RSVP: http://bit.ly/white-lecture-2018

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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.

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

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.
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