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Continuing Education Fall Summit 2011

Please join us for our upcoming 2011 Continuing Education Fall Summit, which will include six (6) CPE-approved, 1-hour accredited seminars, and is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 14 at the UIC College of Pharmacy, 833 S. Wood Street, Chicago. 

Agenda

8:30 a.m.            The Past, Present and Future for the Pharmacological Treatment of Viral Hepatitis

                           Speaker: Juliana Chan, PharmD                             016-000-11-109-L01-P

                           Learning Objectives:

      1. Describe the epidemiology, risk factors and natural history of hepatitis A, B, and C infection;
      2. Identify methods to minimize acquiring viral hepatitis and prevent the development of disease-related complications;
      3. List and discuss factors which should be considered when selecting drug therapy for chronic hepatitis B and C;
      4. Compare and contrast the safety and efficacy of the current and future treatments for chronic hepatitis B and C infection.

9:30 a.m.             Illinois Law Update

                            Speakers: Ed Rickert, JD and Scott Meyers, RPh          016-000-11-110-L03-P

                            Learning Objectives:

      1. List the sections of the Rules which are new;
      2. Describe any new requirements for pharmacists;
      3. Discuss how proposed changes will provide improved care for patients;
      4. Describe the newly passed legislation that will impact the practice of pharmacy.

10:30 a.m.           Fighting Rheumatoid Arthritis

                            Speaker:  Jessica Michaud, PharmD                      016-000-11-111-L01-P

                            Learning Objectives:

      1. Explain the updated diagnostic criteria for rheumatoid arthritis;
      2. Compare and contrast current drug therapy options for rheumatoid arthritis;
      3. Introduce emerging pharmacologic treatments for rheumatoid arthritis.

11:30 a.m.            Luncheon and Exhibit Tables

                             2 North, COP

12:30 p.m.            Updates in Asthma Management                         016-000-11-112-L01-P

                             Speaker: Michelle Martin, PharmD

                             Learning Objectives:

      1. Review the stepwise approach to asthma management.
      2. Describe the appropriate conditions for use of long acting beta 2 agonists in asthma.
      3. Recognize the utility of tiotropium in respiratory disorders.
      4. Discuss the use of omalizumab in severe asthma.

1:30 p.m.             New and Emerging Antithrombotic Therapies for Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome

                            Speaker: Robert DiDomenico, PharmD                 016-000-11-113-L01-P

                            Learning Objectives:

      1. Compare usage patterns of antithrombotic therapies with evidence-base recommendations for acute coronary syndrome;
      2. Compare and contrast the pharmacology of the P2Y12 antagonists;
      3. Evaluate the role of the P2Y12 antagonists in the treatment of patients with acute coronary syndrome;
      4. Describe the potential role for investigational antithrombotic therapies in the management of acute coronary syndrome.

2:30 p.m.              Dementia: Unraveling the Mystery

                            Speaker: Mike Koronkowski, PharmD                   016-000-11-116-L01-P

                            Learning Objectives:

      1. Review the latest evidenced-based research supporting existing cognitive treatment options for patients;
      2. Differentiate among the various treatment options to manage behavioral disturbances in a patient with dementia;
      3. Discuss the clinicians’ need to optimize cognitive, functional, and behavioral treatments for their patients;
      4. Examine the research likely to shape the treatment of AD in the next decades;
      5. Describe the economic impact of AD on patients, families, and society;
      6. Discuss local, state, and federal resources available to support patients, families, and health professionals.

3:30 p.m.              Alumni Reception and College Tour


Target Audience: This educational program has been designed for a multi-disciplinary audience of pharmacists, general medical practitioners, allied health professionals, and trainees, including pharmacy/medical students, residents, and post-doctoral fellows.

Accreditation: The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of pharmacy continuing education.  Attendance at the entire program and completion of the self-assessment questions and evaluation form are prerequisites for receiving a statement of continuing education credit for 6.0 contact hours (0.6 CEUs). You will be notified via e-mail within 6 weeks of the program date when your statement of pharmacy credit is available.  You may print your certificate of pharmacy credit by logging onto our Web site at www.pharmacyce@uic.edu.  This program has been assigned ACPE Program Numbers: 0016-000-11-109-L01-P,  0016-000-11-110-L03-P, 0016-000-11-111-L01-P, 0016-000-11-112-L01-P, 0016-000-11-113-L01-P, and 0016-000-11-116-L01-P.


Cost
: $60... 
Register online by clicking here.
 
Questions or for more information, please contact Deb Fox (dfox4@uic.edu). 

Program Sponsors

                                                               






                     
    




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