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CONFERENCE LOCATION
3200 S University Drive
Fort Lauderdale FL 33328
Terry Building
Steele Auditorium

Contact Pharmacy CE

Nova Southeastern University
College of Pharmacy
3200 S. University Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328

Jeanie Ross

Phone: 954-262-1328 or

Toll Free: 800-356-0026 Ext.21328

Email: PharmCE@nova.edu

Continuing Education Program

Contemporary Pharmacy Issues logo

28th Annual
Contemporary
Pharmacy Issues

Saturday, May 6, 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017

Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus
3200 South University Drive
Fort Lauderdale FL 33328


About the Program

The 28th Annual Contemporary Pharmacy Issues Conference covers programs that relate to what’s happening now in our profession plus offering the required courses for re-licensure. All programs are ACPE approved, including Florida Med Error – 2 hours, Florida approved HIV for first renewals, up to 16 hours of consultant re-certification credit and even 2 hours for the latest requirement 64B16-27.831, Standards of Practice for the Dispensing of Controlled Substances Mandatory Continuing Education.

Some of the program highlights include Dr. Barry Bleidt with another “in your face” Saturday morning opening lecture on another challenging topic. On Saturday also will be two pharmacy political speakers reviewing the changes going on within the profession. Kathy Baldwin, the President of Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacist talks about her year as President and the profession in general around the State. Goar Alvarez, a Florida Pharmacy Board member will updates us with recent 2017 Florida congressional rules and regulations changes from Tallahassee. Both people will be available for you to talk with before and after their presentations. Back again is America’s leading preventive medicine physician to share his unique knowledge and to encourage pharmacists to explore new consumer business opportunities within the profession. Dr. Mitch Ghen will address “The Dangers of Estrogen Deficit in Men,” as well as “The Dangers of Vitamin D3 Deficit in Women”, plus how pharmacists can utilize genetic testing skills/knowledge in their practices. Another physician, Dr. Richard Rubenstein will share where he thinks pharmacists can best provide practice benefits for their customers/patients in the area of dermatology, as he reviews up to 15 different skin diseases.

A crowd favorite, Dr. Renee Jones will be back taking a good look at the newest drugs to come off the recent marketing circuits. She will provide relevant drug information to all pharmacists. Dr. Brian Frasca will tell us how they get their unique drug names. Dr. Stuart Shipe, another crowd favorite, will bring several challenging non-traditional eye openers in his preventive medicine focus. Topics to be announced soon. And finally, Dr. Robert Pihl brings his classic entertaining and educational discussion on “Pathways to Addiction” to the NSU conference.

See you there, Carsten.

Learning Objectives for
Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Evidence-Based Medicine at its Best. “The Cochrane Collaboration”
(0092-0000-17-020-L01-P,T) - 1 Hour
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be better able to:
1. Review Cochrane Evidence and how it can help you.
2. Discuss why Cochrane is the highest standard in evidence based healthcare resources.
3. Discuss the values in a Cochrane Database of Systematic Review (CDSR)
4. Review the most accessed Cochrane Reviews for 2016.
5. Describe how to prepare a Cochrane Review.

The Professional State of Affairs
(0092-0000-17-021-L04-P,T) - 1 Hour
Upon completion of this session, the pharmacist & pharmacy tech should be better able to:
1. Describe the national impact that pharmacists have had on provider status.
2. Discuss the need for expanding the pharmacists scope of practice.
3. Identify barriers to legislative efforts within the state of Florida Discuss the value in being a member of a pharmacy organization.
4. Describe how one can get involved in local, state and national pharmacy organizations.

Deficit in Men’s Estrogen and Women’s Vitamin D3
(0092-0000-17-022-L01-P,T) - 1 Hour
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be better able to:
1. Discuss two of the leading causes of poor health in men and women that go undetected by conventional medicine.
2. Describe how estrogen-suppressing drugs can impact men’s health and that estrogen balance is critical to aging men.
3. Discuss how estrogen overload happens and is a serious problem as well.
4. Review the details of why 75% women have low Vitamin D3 levels.
5. Discuss the five major signs of Vitamin D3 deficiency

Deficit in Men’s Estrogen and Women’s Vitamin D3
(0092-0000-17-022-L01-P,T) - 1 Hour
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be better able to:
1. Discuss two of the leading causes of poor health in men and women that go undetected by conventional medicine.
2. Describe how estrogen-suppressing drugs can impact men’s health and that estrogen balance is critical to aging men.
3. Discuss how estrogen overload happens and is a serious problem as well.
4. Review the details of why 75% women have low Vitamin D3 levels.
5. Discuss the five major signs of Vitamin D3 deficiency.

Getting Pharmacists Active in Genetic Testing Skills
(0092-0000-17-023-L04-P,T) - 1 Hour
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be better able to:
1. Discuss what encompasses genetic healthcare and how the pharmacist and pharmacy technician can enhance patientcare from application of practice.
2. Describe how genes control body functions by a variety of techniques.
3. Discuss how to achieve a goal of creating a healthier society by focusing our attention at a higher level of prevention/wellness by utilizing genetic testing.
4. Discuss opportunities where pharmacists can be on the front lines of disease prevention and medical management and be an increasingly valuable resource to consult patients on acute illness management issues, as well as prevention.
5. Discuss the need for Florida pharmacists to be able to monitor, order and evaluate patient labs via advanced diagnostic testing procedures.

Pharmacists Knowing Their Dermatology Patient Needs
(0092-0000-17-024-L04-P,T) - 1 Hour
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be better able to:
1. Discuss the pharmacists’ healthcare role in dermatological skin diseases - acne, eczema, psoriasis, vitiligo, impetigo, rash, hives, rosacea, shingles virus, warts, dermatitis, skin tags, moles, cold sores and athlete’s foot.
2. Describe therapy to improve skin aging.
3. Discuss treatment for hyperpigmentation from excessive production of melanin.

Pathways to Addiction
(0092-0000-17-025-L04-P,T) - 1 Hour
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be better able to:
1. Describe the magnitude of the drug abuse problem in the United States and the adverse health and social consequences.
2. Describe how the brain becomes addicted.
3. Discuss how addiction can develop despite a person’s best intentions and in spite of their strength of character.
4. Describe how the addiction of multiple sources complicates recovery.
5. Discuss how behavioral research has contributed to our understanding of many of the factors involved in drug abuse.

Florida Board of Pharmacy
(0092-0000-17-026-L03-P,T) - 1 Hour
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be better able to:
1. Discuss functions of the Florida Board of Pharmacy.
2. Discuss laws and rules relating to the practice of pharmacy.
3. Discuss how disciplinary cases are processed.
4. Discuss PHARMACIST, PHARMACY TECHNICIAN and PHARMACY MANAGER responsibilities.
5. Discuss select disciplinary cases brought before the Florida Board of Pharmacy.

The Value of Research and Commitment
(0092-0000-17-027-L04-P,T) - 1 Hour
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be better able to:
1. Describe the value of the pharmacist and pharmacy technician in solving everyday patient care issues by utilizing research resources.
2. Discuss various situations where community/institutional pharmacists and pharmacy technicians can formulate or initiate research projects.
3. Provide case studies (Tablet for anaphylaxis, pesticide poisoning, etc.) where pharmacists exhibit awareness and take action to specific patient needs that are not currently available.
4. Describe issues where patients do not renew their medications (non-compliance) due to resolvable reasons.

HIV Update & Requirement for First License Renewals
(0092-0000-17-028-L02-P,T) – 1 Hour
Upon completion of this session, the pharmacist/technician should be better able to:
1. Prepare for a potential DEA Inspection.
2. Define Corresponding Responsibilities for each step for DEA Inspection.
3. Determine how to Identify the so-called “Potential Red Flags.”

Med Error (A Florida Board Requirement)
(0092-0000-17-029-L05-P,T) - 2 Hours
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be better able to:
1. Describe the review process for root cause analysis.
2. Discuss error reduction and prevention in the pharmacy setting.
3. Identify categories of high-risk medications.
4. Discuss methods (eg. stress) to increase patient safety in the workplace.
5. Discuss the Florida continuing education requirements regarding med error review.
6. Provide strategies & introduce cultures that may be employed to decrease patient medication errors.
7. Review ten years’ history of analyzing Florida med error pharmacists in a remedial program.

Validation of Prescriptions for Controlled Substances: Resolving Red Flags and
Allowing Patients to Legally Obtain Their Lawfully Prescribed Medications

(0092-0000-17-030-L04-P,T) - 2 hours (A new Florida Board of Pharmacy requirement)
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be better able to:
1. Describe how to ensure access to controlled substances for all patients with a valid prescription.
2. Identify the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program’s Database.
3. Assess prescriptions for appropriate therapeutic value.
4. Detect prescriptions that are not based on a legitimate medical purpose.
5. Discuss the laws and rules related to the prescribing and dispensing of controlled substances.

Contemporary Regulatory Practice Issues
(0092-0000-17-031-L03-P,T) - 1 hour
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be better able to:
1. Describe the new rules, regulations and laws implemented from 2016 session.
2. Discuss the recent Federal Appeals Court ruling where pharmacists and pharmacy technicians have no confidentiality in their conversations, counseling, or communications with patients.
3. Discuss the laboratory ordering opportunities for consultants as of May 2016.

It’s All About Safety in a Drug Name
(0092-0000-17-032-L05-P,T) - 1 hour
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be better able to:
1. Discuss how the nomenclature of new drugs are initiated and how naming can impact the safety their patient drug therapy.
2. Cite the safety process involved in creating a new drug name that involves both physician and pharmacist validation.
3. Describe the various errors that have occurred due to similarities in drug nomenclature.
4. Discuss the various FDA regulated methods in designing a unique drug name.

Contemporary Issue: Cholesterol Myth
(0092-0000-17-033-L04-P,T) - 1 hour
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be better able to:
1. Discuss the lack of evidence-based medicine related to high cholesterol levels and coronary artery disease.
2. Describe the role and impact of polyphenols in cardiovascular protection.
3. Review the value of the Mediterranean diet in preventative medicine.

Contemporary Issue: Understanding Food Toxic Syndrome
(0092-0000-17-034-L04-P,T) - 1 hour
Upon completion of this session, participants should be better able to:
1. Describe what food sensitivity testing (IgG) encompasses relating to the personalized medicine model of wellness.
2. Describe the business model that provides the consultant pharmacist access to both patient food sensitivities and food allergies testing.
3. Discuss the patient nutritional counseling support component.
4. Explain the lab results that are specifically involved in allergy testing.
5. Describe the integrative pharmacist’s approach to addressing the top 21 most reactive food sensitivities.
6. Discuss the food sensitivities testing options involved in patient care.
7. Discuss the link between food and chronic disease.

The Real Truth About Vitamins and Minerals
(0092-0000-17-035-L04-P,T) - 1 hour
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be better able to:
1. Explain why the complexity and intricacy of vital nutrients are necessary to human health and life.
2. State the difference between chemically pure vitamin fractions as opposed to natural food concentrates based on evidence-based evaluation.
3. List the various antioxidants and vitamins and their roles in physiology.
4. Provide examples of how pharmaceutical drugs can deplete nutrients.

Evaluating the Most Common and Least Understood Substance on Earth
(0092-0000-17-036-L04-P,T) - 1 hour
Upon completion of this session, the participants should be better able to:
1. Explain how water is an integral part of us and how its chemistry is essential for life.
2. Compare and contrast the various water filtration systems available.
3. Describe what ionized water is and how it works.>br /> 4. List the various benefits derived from hydrogen enriched water based on research.

New Drug/Product Update
(0092-0000-17-037-L01-P,T) - 1 Hour
Upon completion of this session, the participants should be better able to:
1. Discuss the clinical indications for the new medications approved by the FDA.
2. Explain the various mechanisms of action for the medications discussed within this program.
3. Recognize the clinically relevant drug interactions for the medications.
4. Identify the most common adverse reactions for the new drug approvals.

The ACO Future for Pharmacists
(0092-0000-17-038-L04-P,T) - 1 Hour
Upon completion of this session, the participants should be better able to:
1. Summarize administrative, physician manager, pharmacy technician, and pharmacist perspectives on pharmacist involvement in ACO's.
2. Describe how pharmacists can have a beneficial financial impact utilizing current procedural terminology (CPT) codes.
3. Discuss ways in which the role of the pharmacist and pharmacy technician may change within ACOs in the future.



Type of Activity

This program is a Live, Knowledge-Based activity.

Target Audience

Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Faculty

Goar Alvarez, Pharm.D, FASCP,
Assistant Professor, NSU College of Pharmacy and Director of Pharmacy Services at NSU Clinic and South Florida State Hospital. Member, Florida Board of Pharmacy

Kathleen A. Baldwin, B.S.Pharm, M.A., Pharm.D., BCPS,
Critical Care Pharmacist Practitioner, Baptist Medical Center, South Campus, Jacksonville, FL
President, Florida Society of Health System Pharmacists

Barry A. Bleidt, Ph.D., Pharm.D., R.Ph.,
Professor, Sociobehavioral & Administrative Pharmacy
NSU College of Pharmacy, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Thomas A. Brickenden, J.D., R.Ph.
Private Practice, Weston, FL

Lisa Deziel, Ph.D., Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP
Dean, NSU College of Pharmacy, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Carsten Evans, Ph.D., FASHP
Executive Director for Continuing Education and Professional Affairs
NSU Health Professions Division, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Brian Frasca, R.Ph., C.Ph., MBA
President, Midwest Division, Brand Institute, Chicago, IL

Mitch Ghen, D.O., Ph.D., M.S.
Private Integrative Medicine Physician, National Lecturer
Boca Raton, FL

Renee S. Jones, Pharm.D., C.Ph.
Director of Pharmacy Partnerships and Innovations
NSU College of Pharmacy, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Frederick Lippman, Ed.D., R.Ph.
Chancellor, NSU Health Professions Division, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Bob Parrado, B.Pharm.
Private Consultant, DEA Concentration, Tampa, FL

Robert Pihl, Ph.D.
Professor, Psychology & Psychiatry
McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Mutasem Rawas-Qalaji,
Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Director, Center for Drug Discovery and Development
NSU College of Pharmacy, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Jeanie Ross, B.A.
Administrative Assistant, Continuing Pharmacy Education
NSU Health Professions Division, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Richard Rubenstein, M.D.
Private Practice, Tamarac, FL

Matthew Seamon, Pharm.D., J.D.
Associate Professor, Chair, Pharmacy Practice
NSU College of Pharmacy, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Elizabeth Sherman, Pharm.D.
Assistant Dean of Strategic Partnerships and Program Development
NSU College of Pharmacy, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Stuart Shipe, DOAM, P.A., R.Ph.
Private Practitioner, Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine,
Radio Host, Stuart, FL.

Kimmi Le Stultz, Pharm.D.
CEO, Juicery Rx, Functional Medicine Educator
Consultant, Parkland, FL.

Rachel White, D.O.
Resident, Larkin Community Hospital, Miami, FL

Boone Zavik, B.A.
Marketing Manager, Immuno Laboratories, Fort Lauderdale, FL



Fees and Registration Closed

For Pharmacists

Full conference: $189.00
One Day: $100.00

For Pharmacy Technicians

Full conference: $100.00
One Day: $60.00

Please Note:

Program Schedule

Saturday, May 6, 2017

(R) DENOTES AVAILABLE CONSULTANT RECERTIFICATION CREDITS - Total=16
Time Event
7:00 a.m.-
8:00 a.m.
Healthy Breakfast, NSU HPD Cafeteria
7:00 a.m.-
5:00 p.m.
Registration & Sign-in, Steele Auditorium Foyer
8:00 a.m. Welcome, Steele Auditorium
Frederick Lippman, Ed.D, Chancellor, NSU, HPD
Lisa Deziel, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Dean, NSU College of Pharmacy
8:00 a.m. Evidence-Based Medicine at its Best "The Cochrane Collaboration" (R)
Barry Bleidt, Pharm.D., R.Ph.
9:00 a.m. The (Pharmacy) Profession State of Affairs (R)
Kathleen Baldwin, Pharm.D., M.A.
10:00 a.m. BREAK
10:10 a.m. Deficit in Men's Estrogen & Women's Vitamin D3 (R)
Mitch Ghen, D.O., Ph.D.
11:15 a.m. Getting Pharmacists Active in Genetic Testing (R)
Mitch Ghen, D.O., Ph.D.
12:15 p.m. LUNCH
1:00 p.m. Pharmacists Knowing Their Dermatology Patients (R)
Richard Rubenstein, M.D., Rachel White, D.O.
2:00 p.m. Pathways to Addiction (R)
Robert Pihl, Ph.D.
3:00 p.m. BREAK
3:10 p.m. Florida Board of Pharmacy Update (R)
Goar Alvarez, Pharm.D., Florida Pharmacy Board Member
4:10 p.m. The Value of Research and Commitment (R)
Mutasem Rawas-Qalaji, B.Pharm., Ph.D.
5:10 p.m. Evaluation & Adjournment

Sunday, May 7, 2017

TRACK 1FLORIDA REQUIRED CE OPTIONSTRACK 1FLORIDA REQUIRED CE OPTIONS
Time Event
6:45 a.m.-
8:00 a.m.
Healthy Breakfast, NSU HPD Cafeteria
6:45 a.m.-
4:00 p.m.
Registration & Sign-in, Steele Auditorium Foyer
EARLY OFFERING - FLORIDA REQUIRED CE OPTION
7:00 a.m. HIV Update & Requirement for 1st License Renewals
Elizabeth Sherman, Pharm.D.
8:00 a.m. Welcome, Steele Auditorium Carsten Evans, Ph.D.
TRACK 1 FLORIDA REQUIRED CE OPTIONS
8:00 a.m. Med Error: Addressing the State Requirement
Matthew Seamon, J.D., Pharm.D., R.Ph. &
Brian Frasca, Pharm.D.
10:00 a.m. BREAK
10:10 a.m. Validation of Prescriptions for Controlled Substances
Resolving Red Flags: Allowing Patients to Legally Obtain
Their Lawfully Prescribed Medications

Bob Parrado, B.Pharm.
TRACK 2 FOR GENERAL & CONSULTANT CREDITS
8:00 a.m. Contemporary Regulatory Practice Issues (R)
Thomas Brickenden, J.D.., R.Ph.
9:00 a.m. It's All About Safety in a Drug Name (R)
Brian Frasca, Pharm.D.
10:00 a.m. BREAK
10:10 a.m. Contemporary Issue: Cholesterol Myth (R)
Kimmi Stultz, Pharm.D.
11:10 a.m. Contemporary Issue: Understanding Food Toxic Syndrome (R)
Boone Zavik
12:10 p.m. LUNCH
1:00 p.m. The Real Truth About Vitamins and Minerals (R)
Stuart Shipe, DAOM
2:00 p.m. Evaluating the Most Common and Least Understood Substance on Earth (R)
Stuart Shipe, DAOM
3:00 p.m. BREAK
3:10 p.m. New Drug Update (R)
Renee Jones, Pharm.D.
4:10 p.m. The ACO Future for Pharmacists (R)
Renee Jones, B.Pharm.
5:10 p.m. Evaluation & Adjournment

CE Credits and Requirements

There will be up to 17 CE contact hour (1.7 CEUs) general credits and up to 16 consultant recertification credits available for participants who attend the courses, participate in the learning assessments, document the courses taken, and submit a course evaluation. NSU's Continuing Education Department will submit the CE credits earned here to CE Broker and to CPE Monitor for those participants who provide all relevant license numbers and other necessary information. (If you enter an NABP#, you must provide your birth month and day: mm/dd.)

Accreditation

Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The 28th Annual Contemporary Pharmacy Issues program has been approved for up to 17.0 contact hours (1.7 CEUs). This program has also been approved for 16 hours of Consultant Re-Certification credits.

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