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2019 CSHP-BC Spring Therapeutics Update

Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists - British Columbia Branch

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 from 5:00 PM to 8:45 PM (PDT)

2019 CSHP-BC Spring Therapeutics Update

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
CSHP Member - Pharmacist / Student / Retired (EARLY BIRD)
CSHP membership required.
1 Apr 2019 $30.00 $0.00
Non-Member Pharmacist / Allied Health (EARLY BIRD) 1 Apr 2019 $70.00 $5.28
Non-Member Student / Pharmacy Technician (EARLY BIRD) 1 Apr 2019 $35.00 $3.15
CSHP Member Live Streaming   more info 10 Apr 2019 $30.00 $0.00
Non-Member Live Streaming   more info 10 Apr 2019 $60.00 $4.67
Industry Sponsor 10 Apr 2019 $40.00 $3.45
Industry Non-Sponsor 10 Apr 2019 $85.00 $6.19

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Event Details

Join us for this year's CSHP-BC Branch Spring Therapeutics Update at the Holiday Inn Vancouver Centre! It will be an exciting night with networking, an array of manufacturer booths to visit, a delicious buffet dinner and dessert, and 3 educational topics and engaging speakers.


5:00-6:05pm: Registration / Buffet Dinner / Manufacturers' Booths

6:05-6:15pm: Greetings from CSHP-BC Branch Executive Council

6:15-7:00pm: You Give Me Fever – Hot Topics in Infectious Diseases 2018/19

Dr. Denise Werry BScPharm, ACPR, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacotherapeutic Specialist - Internal Medicine

This presentation will review hot topics in ID over the last year including the design, results and limitations of the POET, MERINO, and OVIVA trials and their application to clinical practice. 

7:00-7:30pm: Recognizing and Treating Cancer Immunotherapy Toxicities

Dr. Sally Waignein Provincial Pharmacy Education & Residency Coordinator, BC Cancer, BScPharm, ACPR, PharmD

To recognize the common signs and symptoms and treatment approach to immune-related adverse events associated with immunotherapy drugs.

7:30-8:00pm: Dessert / Coffee and Tea Break / Manufacturers' Booths 

8:00-8:45pm: Heart Failure: Evidence Update and Practical Guide on How to Best Use Drugs and Druggists

Dr. Ricky D. Turgeon BSc(Pharm), ACPR, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Cardiology (VGH), Clinical Instructor - UBC

Join us in reviewing the evidence (new and old-but-forgotten) for pharmaceuticals and pharmacists in the management of heart failure, and learn how to incorporate it all into your practice in this case-based discussion.

 This program is brought to you by the Programs Committee of the CSHP-BC Branch through your committed support of CSHP and the generous support of the following manufacturers and organizations:

Major Benefactors: Leopharma, Bayer, Novartis, Pfizer, Fresenius Kabi, Apotex, Pendopharm, Astellas, Baxter, Merck

Benefactors: Sunovion, Sterimax


 Learning Objectives for 2019 Spring Therapeutics Update:

1. To expose attendees to clinical topics/controversies in pharmacy practice.

2. To improve knowledge of various areas of pharmacy practice.

3. To keep up-to-date in the areas of infectious disease, oncology, and cardiology.

This event will be reviewed for accreditation by the CSHP-BC Branch, a CCCEP-approved accredited provider, for 2 CEUs.


Registration: Limited seating. Registration and payment by credit card should be completed online. Cash and cheques will NOT be accepted for this event.

Refunds: Registration fees will not be refunded for cancellations received after April 3, 2019. Refund or cancellation requests can be made through Eventbrite or by emailing

Photo Release: By registering for Spring Therapeutics Update and the associated events, you have provided your release for the free use by the CSHP BC Branch Programs Committee for the promotional purposes of any photographs taken of you or in which you may be seen during the conference.

Have questions about 2019 CSHP-BC Spring Therapeutics Update? Contact Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists - British Columbia Branch

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When & Where

Holiday Inn Vancouver Centre (Broadway)
711 W. Broadway @ Heather Street
Vancouver, BC V5Z3Y2

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 from 5:00 PM to 8:45 PM (PDT)

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Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists - British Columbia Branch

The Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP) is the national voluntary organization of pharmacists committed to patient care through the advancement of safe, effective medication use in hospitals and other collaborative healthcare settings.

CSHP supports its members through advocacy, education, information sharing, promotion of best practices, facilitation of research and recognition of excellence.

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