Pharmacy Department

Pharmacotherapy Frontiers Continuing Education Symposia Series

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Registration has closed for Pharmacotherapy Frontiers 2016. This program will be held on April 16, 2016 from approximately 7:30 am – 1:10 pm for four hours of live, free, ACPE-accredited continuing education for pharmacists and technicians.


Pharmacotherapy Frontiers, 2016

Target Audience: Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians. Please visit http://pharm.nihcc.recsolutions.com [disclaimer] to register. There is no fee to attend.

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7:30 – 8:15  Registration

8:15 – 8:25  Welcome

Barry R. Goldspiel, PharmD, BCOP, BCPS
Acting Chief, Pharmacy Department
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center

Vaiyapuri Subramaniam, PharmD, MS, FCP, FASHP, FASCP
President, Washington Metropolitan Society of Health-System Pharmacists Associate Chief Consultant, Pharmacy Benefits Management, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC

8:25 – 8:30  Session 1 Introduction

Frank Nice, RPh, DPA, CPHP
President-elect, Washington Metropolitan Society of Health-System Pharmacists
President, Nice Breastfeeding LLC

8:30 – 9:30  Translating Laboratory Finding into the Clinic for Treatment of Metastatic Prostate Cancer

William Douglas Figg, Sr., PharmD, MBA
Senior Investigator and Head of the Clinical Pharmacology Program
Head of Molecular Pharmacology Section in the Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health

ACPE UAN: 0829-0000-16-087-L04-P/T

9:30 – 10:30  Safe, Safer, Safest: Patient Safety and the High Reliability Journey

Laura M. Lee, RN, MSc
Office of Patient Safety and Clinical Quality
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center

ACPE UAN: 0829-0000-16-088-L05-P/T

10:30 – 11:00  BreakRefreshments courtesy of Washington Metropolitan Society of Health-System Pharmacists

11:00 – 11:05  Session 2 Introduction

Parag Kumar, PharmD
Director, Clinical Pharmacokinetics Research Laboratory
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center

11:05 – 12:05  Clinically Relevant Drug Interactions in HIV Treatment

Kristina Brooks, PharmD
Pharmacokinetics Fellow, Clinical Pharmacokinetics Research Laboratory
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center

ACPE UAN: 0829-0000-16-089-L04-P/T

12:05 – 1:05  New Antibiotics Against Gram-Negative Infections

Benjamin Colton, PharmD, BCPS
Infectious Diseases Clinical Specialist – Antimicrobial Stewardship
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center

ACPE UAN: 0829-0000-16-090-L04-P/T

1:05 – 1:10  Closing Announcements

Ann Biehl, MS, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist and Coordinator, Drug Information Center
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center

Reasonable Accommodations: Sign language interpreters may be provided. Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact the Department of Pharmacy at 301-496-4363 at the time of registration. Accreditation Statement: Professional Education Services Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Please refer to the ACPE Universal Activity Numbers listed above. Each presentation provides 1.0 contact hours (0.10 CEUs) of continuing education credit and a maximum of 4.0 contact hours (0.40 CEUs) for participants attending all presentations. Release Date: 4/16/16. PESG designates each presentation as knowledge-based. Successful completion requires the participant to attend presentations in their entirety and complete an online evaluation for each title. Participants will be able to print their statement of credit online following the conclusion of the program. This program is fully supported by the National Institutes of Health and Washington Metropolitan Society of Health-System Pharmacists and has no other sponsor.