Continuing Education Highlights Convention

Registration for the West Virginia Pharmacists Association’s 110th Annual Convention continues as pharmacists recognize the quality of continuing education programs scheduled for September 23 and 24, at the Charleston Marriott Hotel.

Pharmacists can earn up to 17.5 contact hours (1.75 CEs) over the two days.  Pharmacy interns, technicians and students will also earn CE credit.  Education programs include the following:

The Elephant In Your Practice Site: Addressing Challenging Student Learning Situations presented by Jane H. Condee and Julie A. Testman

Introduction of Pharmacogenomics and Implications in Patient Care presented by Drew Massey and Marina Galvez

Be An Advocate for Pharmacy Student Session

New Directions for Drug Therapy in Older Adults presented by Jason T. Strow

Employer Roundtable Student Session

An Ounce of Prevention: 2017 Immunization Update presented by Dani S. Dolin

NASPA – NMA Student Pharmacist Self-Care Championship presented by Krista D. Capehart, Sean Clark, Sarah Reed and Jennifer Wick

OSHA – Blood Borne Pathogen Training and Naloxone Training presented by Lindsay Acree

How to Advance Patient Care and Improve My Practice Through Enhanced Pharmacy Services presented by Krista D. Capehart

Prescription Drug Diversion: Best Practices for Preventing, Managing and Monitoring Inappropriate Opioid Utilization presented by Elizabeth J. Sharman

Law and Legislative Advocacy Updates presented by Brian A. Gallagher and Richard D. Stevens