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2015 New Drugs New Laws - Seattle
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New Drugs New Laws 2015 is the perfect way to stay current and tune up your medication and legal knowledge. This meeting focuses on the new medications approved over the last year, and also provides a comprehensive review of new and old regulations that impact pharmacy practice.

3/1/2015
When: Sunday, March 1, 2015
8:00 am - 5:15 pm
Where: Kane Hall 120
4069 Spokane Lane
Seattle, Washington  98105
United States
Contact: Rahwa
425-228-7171


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Seattle - March 1, 2015 (Early bird ends February 18, 2015)

Kane Hall, Room 120, 4069 Spokane Lane | Seattle, WA 98105

 

Following this year's Seattle program, the University of Washington is hosting a UW School of Pharmacy Alumni and Friends Reception from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm in the Walker Ames Room of Kane Hall. There will be light appetizers and no-host bar. If you would like to attend this event, please rsvp to rxalumni@uw.edu.

AGENDA

7:30 am - 8:00 am
Registration/Coffee & Pastries

8:00 am - 10:00 am
New Drugs 2015

10:00 am - 10:15 am
Break

10:15 am - 11:45 am
New Laws and Regulations 2015

11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Lunch

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Should I Sign This Contract?

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Practicing Legally

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Break

3:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Practicing Legally (Cont.)

 

Objectives and Descriptions

New Drugs 2015

8:00 am -10:00 am | 2 hrs general CPE
Faculty: Terri L. Levien, Pharm.D., Clinical Professor, Drug Information Center, Washington State University College of Pharmacy
ACPE#:0130-0000-15-007-L04-P&T | Activity Type: Knowledge | 2 hour (0.20 CEUs) | Disclosure: None
Release Date: 3/1/2015, Expiration Date: 3/1/2018

 At the completion of this program, the participant will be able to: For Pharmacists

  • Describe indications, pharmacology, adverse effects, and dosing of new drugs and dosage forms recently or soon to be approved by the FDA
  • Discuss key counseling and monitoring issues for the new drugs and the role these products may play in the participant’s practice
  • Compare the new drugs against existing agents
  • Identify products approved with REMS, and describe the role of the pharmacist in the strategy

 At the completion of this program, the participant will be able to: For Technicians

  • Recognize new drugs and dosage forms recently or soon to be approved by the FDA
  • Describe indications and dosing of the new products
  • Compare the new drugs against existing agents

This session will review recently approved drugs and drugs likely to be approved in the upcoming year compared with those already available. Key points that distinguish these agents on the basis of pharmacology, efficacy, adverse event profiles, drug interactions, and dosing will be emphasized.

 

New Laws and Regulations 2015 

10:15 am -11:45 am | 1.5 hr law CPE
Faculty: Chris Humberson, R.Ph., Executive Director, Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission
ACPE#:0130-0000-15-008-L03-P&T| Activity Type: Knowledge | 1.5 hour (0.15 CEUs) | Disclosure: None
Release Date: 3/1/2015, Expiration Date: 3/1/2018

At the completion of this program, the participant will be able to: For Pharmacists and Technicians

  • Translate new laws to pharmacy practice
  • Recognize how to put patient safety and pharmacy care first while adhering to pharmacy laws
  • Identify Commission work on new and updated areas of practice regulation
  • Recognize both state and federal pharmacy compounding regulations and practice requirements
  • Describe current Commission processes for automation and telepharmacy approval
  • Describe veterinary pharmacy issues

This program will discuss Commission application of new laws and regulations. This program will discuss new state requirements for licensure, adverse event reporting, pharmacy compounding regulations, Collaborative Drug Agreements, telepharmacy and pharmacy automation, veterinary pharmacy issues, and more.

Should I Sign This Contract?  Contract Law and Case Examples 

12:30 pm-2:00 pm | 1.5 hr. law CPE
Faculty: Julie Akers, Pharm.D., Clinic Assistant Professor, WSU College of Pharmacy and Tanya Karwaki, JD, LLM, Director, Barer Institute for Law and Global Human Services, University of Washington
ACPE#:0130-0000-15-009-L03-P&T| Activity Type: Knowledge | 1.5 hour (0.15 CEUs) | Disclosure: None
Release Date: 3/1/2015, Expiration Date: 3/1/2018

At the completion of this program, the participant will be able to: For Pharmacists and Technicians

  • Describe elements of an enforceable contract, and provide an example of each from pharmacy practice
  • Appraise contract clause language and determine if you would want to participate in the proposed activity            
  • Design language for a contract for a proposed pharmacy practice activity
    Determine the consequences and remedies for breach of contract

Do you know what you have agreed to?  Learn the fundamentals of contract law and its impact on pharmacy practice.  Emphasis is given to: sources of contract law, elements of an enforceable contract, contract interpretation, revocation, and breach.  Current contract issues such as PBMs and access to drugs and raw materials during shortages are discussed. Participants engage in evaluating contract language and deciding what contract language they would prefer to sign. 

 

Practicing Legally 

2:00 pm-5:15 pm (15 minute break)| 3 hrs. law CPE
Faculty: Tom Hazlet, Pharm.D., Dr. PH., Associate Professor, University of Washington School of Pharmacy and William E. Fassett, Ph.D., R.Ph., FAPhA, Professor Emeritus of Pharmacotherapy, Department of Pharmacotherapy/Washington State University College Of Pharmacy
ACPE#:0130-0000-15-010-L03-P&T| Activity Type: Application | 3 hour (0.30 CEUs) | Disclosure: Hazlet- none, Fassett Consulting, Speaking & Teaching for Jubilant Hollister Stier
Release Date: 3/1/2015, Expiration Date: 3/1/2018

At the completion of this program, the participant will be able to: For Pharmacists and Technicians

  • Apply the applicable rule or resolution to a legal question from a pharmacy practice situation involving pharmacy personnel
  • Discuss current trends in pharmacy
  • Perform a self-assessment regarding understanding of the laws
WSU and UW Pharmacy Law Professors William Fassett and Tom Hazlet lead an interactive program offering participants an opportunity to discuss actual pharmacy cases: what went wrong, and how to avoid similar situations.

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