2017 Annual Convention
NPA Annual Convention
July 28 & 29, 2017
Cornhusker Hotel 333 S 13th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska
Cornhusker Hotel Guest Room Reservations
Call (402) 474-7474 or make your reservations online.
Online registration is now closed. Convention registration can be on-site at the Cornhusker Hotel.
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SCHEDULE & SESSIONS HANDOUTS
Friday, July 28 - Pharmacy Focus
Friday's program is designed for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy students in all practice settings who take part in the healthcare of their patients and Nebraska residents.
Trending to the Future
Thomas E. Menighan, BSPharm, MBA, ScD, FAPhA, CEO American Pharmacists Association
B. Douglas Hoey, RPh, MBA, CEO National Community Pharmacists Association
National pharmacy leaders share future pharmacy models, as well as challenges and opportunities on the horizon for the profession.
Changing Workflow: A New Pharmacy Practice Model
Kate Gainer, PharmD, EVP/CEO Iowa Pharmacy Association
Learn about the Iowa Pharmacy Association’s tech-check-tech pilot program, how a tech-check-tech program works, and provides efficiencies in pharmacy practice and patient care.
New Products for Diabetes
Emily Knezevich, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, Creighton University School of Pharmacy & Health Professions
Hear about the newly approved diabetic medications on the market including dosing, storage, warnings and studies.
Lunch with Exhibitors
Academia/Specialty Practice Network – Nicole White, Network Chair
Chain Network – Linda Guzman- Gonzales, Network Chair
Independent Network – Trevor Bertsch, Network Chair
Hospital/Health-System Network – Jerome Wohleb, Network Chair
Long-Term Care Network – Sheryl Havermann, Network Chair
Pharmacy Technicians – Elina Pierce
USP <800>: Are you protected from hazardous drugs?
Fred Massoomi, PharmD, FASHP, Visante, Inc.
Find out about new USP standards, the differences from current practice, and the gaps to address to continue compounding hazardous drugs for patients.
Pharmacy Mortar Bowl
Host: Edward DeSimone, RP, PhD, Creighton University School of Pharmacy & Health Professions
Jennifer Tilleman, PharmD, FASCP, Creighton University School of Pharmacy & Health Professions
Prepare yourself for a competitive, interactive session of pharmacy knowledge: effective self-care treatments for patients, the amount of drug or excipients needed to dispense a prescription, and the actions you should take based on state or federal law. Which Mortar Bowl team will take this year’s honors to become the new Mortar Bowl Champions?
NPA Annual Meeting, Pharmacy Awards, and Social
Learn more about the NPA, and connect with pharmacy friends and classmates during the Awards Celebration and Social.
Saturday, July 29 - Interprofessional Program
Saturday's program is designed for all healthcare professionals in all practice settings who take part in overall the healthcare of their patients and Nebraska residents.
Personalized Medicine & Pharmacogenomics Christopher Shaffer, PharmD, BCPS, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Gain insight into the expanding role of pharmacogenomics and how it impacts patient care.
Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder
Alena A. Balasanova, MD, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Learn about medication assisted treatment, how it works, which medications are used, and some of the pros and cons of this approach.
Effects of Cannabidiol on Patients with Treatment-Resistant Epilepsy
Deepak Madhavan, MD, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Hear about the first-ever study in Nebraska on the use of cannabidiol oil for patients with treatment-resistant epilepsy.
Lunch & PDMP Update
Kevin Borcher, PharmD, PDMP Program Director, Nebraska Health Information Inititative (NeHII)
Hear a brief update on the Nebraska Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP).
Emerging Trends: Top 10 New Drugs
Creighton University School of Pharmacy & Health Professions PharmD Candidates - Maren Beckman, Juan Castro, Brooke Havlat, Kimberly Leong, and Austin Smith
University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy PharmD Candidates - Kristen Guiliano, Austin Hansen, Lauren Pohren, Syra Ruhl, and Jing-Jiang Wu
Student pharmacists provide information on new drugs and their role in therapy.
Improving Interprofessional Relationships and Avoiding Burnout
Moderator: Renuga Vivekanandan, MD
Panelists: Jennifer Anthone, PharmD, BCPS; Gary Gorby, MD; and John Horne, MD
A panel of experts will share the warning signs of burnout and the tools available to help, including an interdisciplinary teamwork approach.
Nebraska Pain Management Guidelines
John Massey, MD, Interventional Pain Physician
Discover why guidelines are being put into place, learn best practices for acute and chronic pain in patients, and discuss trends and activities and risks related to over prescribing pain medications in Nebraska.