CSHP-BC Branch Spring Therapeutics Update 2017
Thursday, 20 April 2017 from 5:00 PM to 8:50 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join us for CSHP-BC Branch's Spring Educational Event!
This year's CSHP-BC Branch's Spring Therapeutics Update will be held at the Paetzold Auditorium in Vancouver General Hospital. Join us for 3 exciting talks from local experts over a delicious dinner.
5:00-6:15 PM: Registration / Buffet Dinner / Manufacturers' Booths
6:15-6:30 PM: Greetings from CSHP-BC Branch Executive Council
6:30-7:00 PM SHIFT just got real. ENGAGE-ing the new PARADIGM is no funny matter.
Herb Wong, BScPharm, ACPR
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist- Cardiology, Surrey Memorial Hospital
New pharmacotherapies for heart failure and stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation have recently been approved by Health Canada. This presentation will focus on ivabradine, sacubitril/valsartan, and edoxaban and clinical considerations when utilizing these agents.
7:00-7:45 PM: Polypharmacy Risk Reduction Across Transitions of Care and Acute Care
Dr. Chris Rauscher, BScPharm, MD
Geriatrics, Shared Care Polypharmacy Risk Reduction Initiative Clinical Lead, Doctors of BC
Dr. Carolyn Bubbar, BSP, PharmD, ACPR
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist- Geriatrics, Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services
This presentation will highlight polympharmacy risks and key research evidence for addressing polypharmacy in the elderly, both within acute care and for transitions into and out of acute care. Using a case scenario, the presenting pharmacist and physician will explore the current challanges and opportunities in BC, including outlining the approach and the tools from the BC Shared Care Polypharmacy Risk Reduction initiative.
7:45-8:05 PM Break / Dessert
8:05-8:50 PM Breaking Bad: The Latest News on the Opioid Crisis
Dr. Tamara Mihic, BScPharm, PharmD, ACPR
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist- Psychiatry, St.Paul's Hospital
Find out everything you've wanted to know about the opioid crisis including the history, latest statistics, healthcare response, treatment options for opioid use disorder, take home nalaxone, and what lies in the future. This comprehensive presentation will get you up to speed with the current situation and what is yet to come.
Limited seating. Registration and payment by credit card should be completed online. Cash and cheques will NOT be accepted for this event.
Registration fees will not be refunded for cancellations received after April 13, 2017. Refund or cancellation requests can be made through Eventbrite or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paetzold Auditorium, Vancouver General Hospital. 855 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9
Learning Objectives for Spring Therapeutics 2017:
- To expose attendees to clinical topics/controversies in pharmacy practice.
- To improve knowledge of various areas of pharmacy practice.
- To keep up-to-date in the areas of anemia, diabetes, and palliative care.
This event will be reviewed for accreditation by the CSHP-BC Branch, a CCCEP-approved accredited provider, for 2 CEUs.
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:
College of Pharmacists of British Columbia, Baxter, Fresenius-Kabi, LEO Pharma, Merck, Pfizer, Sanofi
Sunovion, Omega Laboratories
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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.