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This is a great a great meeting for networking with other pharmacist that are in LTC or an ASCP member. For WSPA or ASCP Members the fee is $30 and for non-members it is $35 before April 25th, after April 25th it will be $10 more. If you are an ASCP member you should have received a discount code to be used during check out. If you are a WSPA member you do not need to use the code, as you are already receiving member pricing.

5/2/2018
When: Wednesday May 2, 2018
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Where: Salty's on Alki
1936 Harbor Ave SW
Seattle, Washington  98126
United States
Contact: Akilah
425-228-7171 ext. 0


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Registration Information:

ASCP and WSPA Members $30 before April 25th, $40 after April 25th

Non-Members $35 before April 25th, $45 after April 25th


When: 7:30-9:30

Questions? Contact Kitty Anderson at (509) 432-6888 or kitty.pharmacists.intl.consulting@gmail.com


Agenda:

First Presentation by former ASCP State Chapter President Brian Gates, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP

New Blood Pressure Guidelines and Challenges in Older Patients (1 CEU)

At the completion of this program, the pharmacist will be able to:

Define isolated systolic hypertension

Discuss the differences in anti-hypertensive guidelines in geriatrics

Identify factors indicating that aggressive blood pressure lowering may not be appropriate for an older person

Evaluate if blood pressure readings for a given patient match guidance for blood pressure measurement

Analyze a geriatric patient case to determine if adjustments to anti-hypertensives are warranted

 

At the completion of this program, the pharmacy technician will be able to:

Define isolated systolic hypertension

Discuss the differences in anti-hypertensive guidelines in geriatrics

Evaluate if blood pressure reading for a given patient math guidance for blood pressure measurement

Identify signs and risks of hypertension

 

This activity will discuss the debate regarding appropriate blood pressure treatment targets in geriatric patients. Factors that may impact blood pressure treatment in older adults will be discussed, and cases applying different scenarios related to blood pressure will be actively evaluated.

Second Presentation by ASCP State Chapter President Katherine Anderson, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP (.75 CEU)

Honing Cognitive Screening and Pillbox Skill Assessment Techniques

 

At the completion of this program, the pharmacist/clinician will be able to:

Demonstrate the value of using cognitive and pillbox skills assessments for patients and caregivers to better individualize patient medication education during care setting transitions.
Administer and score Mini-Cog©.
Administer and score Medication Transfer Screen, a pillbox organizational skill assessment.
Interpret screening results and distinguish between educable and non-educable patients and the assess the degree to which they can appropriately self-manage organizing their pillbox medications.


At the completion of this program, the pharmacy technician will be able to:

Demonstrate the value of using cognitive and pillbox skills assessments for patients and caregivers to better individualize patient medication education during care setting transitions.

Administer and score Mini-Cog©.

Administer and score Medication Transfer Screen, a pillbox organizational skill assessment.


This CE is PQAC accredited and in order to receive credit you must turn in a completed evaluation with the secret code which is given at the end of each activity. WSPA will email a statement of credit within 4-6 weeks of the event. This will be your official proof of attendance. You will receive 1.75 hours of PQAC CE

 

Disclaimer: Manju Beier is speaking on behalf for Sunovion Pharmaceuticals from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Dr. Beier’s speaking event is not eligible for continuing education credit. If you would like to attend, you must register separately for this event by emailing or calling Marguerite Grossenbacher, the Sunovion representative. Email: Marguerite.Grossenbacher@sunovion.com  Phone: 206-696-2363.

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