Upcoming events

    • 19 Aug 2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • 20 Aug 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • The Hilton Garden Inn and Convention Center 3320 S. Ninth Street Salina, KS 67401

    Approved for 5 hours of Pharmacist CE 

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    Schedule is:

    August 19, 2019

    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm  Pre-Meeting Panel Discussion: USP 800 Implementation Tips (no CE)

    Joanna Robinson, Pharm.D, MS, Inpatient Operations Manager, The University of Kansas Health System

    Megan Ohrlund, Pharm.D, BCPS, Clinical Pharmacist, Salina Regional Health Center

    Ashley Edwards, Pharm.D, Director of Pharmacy, Newman Regional Health

    Joanna Robinson will describe how to develop a hazardous drug list and develop a USP 800 compliance plan. A panel of pharmacist representatives from 4 different-sized hospitals will share their progress and hurdles and answer questions from the attendees.

    August 20, 2019

    8:30 am  - 9:00 am:  Registration and Continental Breakfast

    9:00 am -10:00 am:  Controlling Hazardous Drug Exposure Risk Joanna Robinson,
    Inpatient Operations Manager,
    The University of Kansas Health system

    This presentation will detail arrangement of the elements of the CDC Hierarchy of Controls and interpret USP recommendations for the use of Personal Protective Equipment.        

    10:00 am - 10:15 am:   Break

    10:15 am - 11:15 am:  Opioid Stewardship Initiatives:         
    Kyle Eichelberger, Pharm.D,
    LMH Health, Lawrence, KS

    This presentation will detail the development of an opioid stewardship program in a 174-bed community hospital and the implementation of a multimodal pain management strategy for patients in total joint replacements.

    11:15 am -12:15 pm:  Toxidrome Pearls from A to Z: Must-have Antidote Strategies for hospitals (Large and Small)
    Zahra Nasrazadani, Pharm.D, BCPS
    Allison Rosa, Pharm.D, 
    Emergency Department Pharmacists
    Salina Regional Health Center

    This program will identify regional resources for continuity of care in managing toxocologic emergencies and demonstrate how to implement toxidrome pearl strategies at the community level.

    12:15 pm -1:30 pm  Networking Lunch

    1:30 pm -2:30 pm:  Hot Topics in Medication Safety: ISMP Update, Cannabidiol, and Online Pharmacies              
    Greg Burger, Pharm.D, CPPS, FASHP, NREMT
    Medication Safety Coordinator
    Risk Management Department
    Stormont-Vail Health

    Preventing errors involves more than just looking at internal data. This program will review hot topics in medication safety by looking back at some of the most important Institute for Safe Medication Practices newsletter topics from the last year, the legalization and the risks/benefits of cannabidiol in Kansas, and the risks of ordering medications through online pharmacies.

    2:30 pm -3: 30 pm  Board of Pharmacy Update
    Alexandra Blasi, JD, MBA,
    Executive Secretary,
    Kansas Board of Pharmacy

    This presentation will provide relevant updates from the Board of Pharmacy and the regulatory community from the past year to rural pharmacists, pharmacy nurses and technicians.

    3:30 pm - 4:00 pm:  Wrap-up, Evaluations and CE certificate distribution

    For questions, please contact: 

    Linda Radke  

    Breakfast and Lunch will be served

    CE will be through the Kansas Board of Pharmacy

    The Hilton Garden Inn is offering attendees a special rate of $109.00 plus tax for a king room or two double bedded room. 

    • Call 785-309-0440 and identify as Rural Hospital Pharmacy Summit attendee

    • 14 Sep 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Saint Luke's Hospital, 4401 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64111

    4 Hours of Technician CE

    Cost: $10 for Members, $25 for non-members

    Current proposed line up is:

    8:00 - 8:55 am: Breakfast & Keynote speaker (Amber Lucas)

    9:05 - 10:05 am: Pharmacy Leadership
    (Kevin Mahler, Joanna Robinson)

    10:15  - 11:15 am: Soft Skills (Michelle Fowler)

    11:15 - 11:45 am: Lunch

    11:55 - 12:55 pm: Unique Technician Roles (Various Saint Lukes)

    1:00 - 2:00 pm:   Pharmacy Law (Chloe Ortbals)

    • 11 Oct 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Kansas University School of Pharmacy, Lawrence Campus Room

    2019 Preceptor Bootcamp

    Pharmacist CE: TBD

    Cost: Free


    Kansas University, School of Pharmacy (Lawrence and Wichita Campuses)


    • Student Wellness/Professional Well-being—Steve Stoner
    • Transition from student/resident to practitioner-how to launch a successful career as a new preceptor—Brandi Bowers
    • Precepting successful residency research projects-- TBD
    • Utilizing social media on rotation—Nick Britt
    • How to improve preceptor evaluations and feedback---Nathan Hanson
    • How to co-precept effectively; co-precepting strategies for consistency on rotation, and efficient patient care—Joel Huffman/Jennifer Dill
    • How to form a healthy Mentor-Mentee relationship—Kat/resident

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