30th Annual New Drugs & Modern Concepts in Pharmacotherapy

Friday, March 23, 2018 - Sunday, March 25, 2018
The registration period has closed for this event.


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Online registration is now closed. Please contact our office at 209.932.3275 to register for the conference.

 

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Full Conference Fees:

Standard Pharmacist: $540.00


Single-Day Conference Fees:

Friday Only: $170

Saturday Only: $280

Sunday Only: $115

Exhibitor Information at a Glance
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  • Exhibitor fee: $1,000
  • Estimated # of attendees: 150-175
  • Primary practice settings: Community, Hospital, Government/VA
  • Tabletop: 2x6' table
  • Electrical available
  • Two representatives
  • Company recognition: Website, Syllabus, Signage
  • Email Address List of Attendees (with the exception of those that opted out)

Details

ACCREDITATION

Course Overview

This knowledge- and application-based learning activity is designed to provide pharmacists with the most current information regarding new drugs and new indications for older drugs. Lecture topics have been selected to reflect major areas of advancement in clinical therapeutics. The target audience for this program are pharmacists in a variety of settings including outpatient clinical care, managed care, consulting and inpatient-based practice.

Pharmacists
The University of the Pacific, Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program is accredited for pharmacists for a maximum of 15 hours of continuing education credit (1.5 CEU), all knowledge- and application- based and are numbered consecutively (0006-0000-18-001-L01-P - 0006-0000-18-010-L04-P and 0006-0000-18-012-L01-P).



To receive continuing education credit for this program, pharmacists must attend each of the program sessions, complete and turn in the program registration form with all proper codes issued to participants and evaluation form for each day prior to departing the conference. Statements of credit will be uploaded to participant NABP e-profiles via CPE Monitor within 30 days of completion of the program. Paper statements will not be mailed. These are ongoing programs with an initial release date of 03.22.2018.

Planning Committee
Julio R. Lopez, PharmD, Chief of Pharmacy Service, VANCHCS, Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF School of Pharmacy; Adjunct Professor, Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy, University of the Pacific; and Adjunct Professor, Touro University College of Pharmacy

Nancy L. DeGuire, PharmD, Associate Dean for External Relations and Director for Postgraduate Professional Education, Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, University of the Pacific

Cherie L. Dillon, PharmD, BCCP, Director of Drug Information, VANCHCS, Adjunct Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, University of the Pacific

Linda L. Norton, PharmD, Professor, Pharmacy Practice; Assistant Dean of Operations, Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, University of the Pacific

Dua Her, Director of External Relations and Professional Development, Office of External Relations, Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, University of the Pacific

Becky Perry, Alumni Relations Coordinator, Office of External Relations, Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, University of the Pacific



In accordance with ACPE policies, all Planning Committee members were required to complete a “Declaration of Disclosure-Conflict of Interest Statement” prior to this educational activity. All have indicated no relationship to disclose relating to the subject matter of these presentations.


Location and Parking


LOCATION CHANGE

University of the Pacific, San Francisco Campus
155 Fifth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

University of the Pacific's new San Francisco campus is a state-of-the-art home of learning, teaching, patient care and research. The convenient location is close to all major public transportation options, including BART, Muni and CalTrain. The new campus is built to LEED Gold standard to optimize energy and water efficiencies, and support overall environmental health.

Reservation

A block of rooms has been reserved at the InterContinental San Francisco for the conference dates March 23-25, 2018. The conference rate is $219 plus applicable taxes. To book rooms please
contact their Reservations Department at 1-866-781-2364 and identify yourself as a participant of the Group in order to receive the negotiated rates.

Lodging is only available at the conference rate by calling the number below and is honored on a first come, first served basis but not after 5pm on February 27, 2018. We encourage you to make your reservation early as the room block fills quickly.

Book your room online.
By phone:
1-866-781-2364


Parking
Parking is available at the Fifth & Mission / Yerba Buena Parking Garage.
Daily parking fee of $34.00/24 hrs.

Fifth & Mission / Yerba Buena Parking Garage
899 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: 415.982.8522
Website: www.fifthandmission.com

BART:
Visit www.bart.gov for Bay Area Rapid Transit routes and schedules.

Click here for directions


Program Schedule

Click here for the full electronic syllabus.

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2018
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Registration and Check In

1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
New Laws Review 2018
0006-0000-18-001-L03-P | .15 CEUs | Tony J. Park, PharmD, JD
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2:30-2:45 p.m.

Break

2:45 - 4:15 p.m.
Legal Considerations for Prescribing Controlled Substances
0006-0000-18-002-L03-P | .15 CEUs | Tony J. Park, PharmD, JD
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4:15 - 4:45 p.m.
Break

4:45 - 5:45 p.m.
Introduction of Pharmacogenomics in Clinical Practice
0006-0000-18-004-L04-P | .1 CEUs | Melanie Felmlee, PhD
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SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 2018
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Cannabis: Weeding Out the Myths
0006-0000-18-003-L01-P | .1 CEUs | Kari L. Franson, PharmD, PhD, BCPP
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9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Eyeing What's New in Ophthalmic Pharmacotherapy
0006-0000-18-012-L01-P | .1 CEUs | Linda J. Margulies, MD
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10:30 - 10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 - 11:45 a.m.
Handling Anxiety Without Benzodiazepines
0006-0000-18-005-L01-P | .1 CEUs | Kimberly Hoffman, PharmD, BCPP, BCGP
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11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Lunch on your own


1:15 - 3:15 p.m.
Updates in Drugs of Abuse
0006-0000-18-006-L01-P | .2 CEUs | Kimberly Hoffman, PharmD, BCPP, BCGP
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3:15 - 3:30 p.m.

Break

3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Interrupting the Revolving Door of Chronic Heart Failure
0006-0000-18-007-L01-P | .2 CEUs | Marcus Ravnan, PharmD, FCSHP, FASHP
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SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 2018
7:00 - 8:00 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Travel Health Update
0006-0000-18-008-L06-P | .2 CEUs | Mark P. Walberg, PharmD, PhD, CTH
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10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Break and Checkout

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
New Therapies for Chronic Constipation
0006-0000-18-009-L01-P | .1 CEUs | Deepti Vyas, PharmD
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11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The Recognition, Evaluation and Treatment of Psoriasis
0006-0000-18-010-L01-P | .1 CEUs | Joel Wagner, PharmD
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12:30 p.m.

Drop off your Request for Continuing Education Credit prior to your departure

 


Click here for a copy of the full schedule


Contact

Office of External Relations

Phone: 209.932.3275

Email: pacific_phsce@pacific.edu