THE NORTH SUBURBAN PHARMACISTS of CHICAGOLAND ASSOCIATION

Upcoming events

    • 09/28/2021
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Maggiano's at Old Orchard Center, Skokie, IL 60076
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    The North Suburban Pharmacists of Chicagoland Presents

    Solid Organ Transplant Pearls for the Non-Transplant Pharmacist. Program 191

    Tuesday, September 28, 2021.
    Time: 6pm to 9pm
    Live In-person Program

    Second NOTICE to current NSP members.

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    Because we are health care professionals, all participants will show proof of full Covid-19 vaccination when entering the venue. No exceptions!

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    College of Pharmacy students must register through their pharmacy school contact to attend.

    Midwestern College of Pharmacy Students (non-member) MUST register with Dr. Sue Cornell at scorne@midwestern.edu . Space is limited

    Rosalind Franklin College of Pharmacy Students (non-member)  MUST register with Janeen Winnike at janeen.winnike@rosalindfranklin.edu . Space is limited

    Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy Students (non-member) MUST register with Dr. Laura Licari at llicari@roosevelt.edu . Space is limited

    University of Illinois College of Pharmacy Students (non-member) MUST register with Deb Fox at dfox4@uic.edu  . Space is limited

    Chicago State University College of Pharmacy Students (non-member) MUST register with Dr. Darilyn McClain at dmccla20@csu.edu .

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    Tuesday, September 28, 2021.
    Time: 6pm to 9pm
    Location: In-person Program

    Maggiano’s Little Italy

    4999 Old Orchard Road

    Skokie, IL 60076

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    Register in advance for this meeting:

    RSVP at www.nspharmacists.org

     

    RSVP By Wednesday, Sept. 22, 6 PM.

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    Schedule of Events:

    6 PM to 6:30 PM: Networking and Dinner

    6:30 PM to 7:15 PM: Sponsored Presentation by NovoNordisk. Optimizing Rybelsus Discussions: The Role of the Pharmacist in T2D Treatment. Raja Hanania, Pharmacist, BCPS, CDE. (There is no affiliation with our featured presentation).

    7:15 PM to 8:45 PM: Featured Presentation.

    Reservations are required for attendance.

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    Solid Organ Transplant Pearls for the Non-Transplant Pharmacist. Program 191

    Program Description

    Solid organ transplantation (SOT) has transformed the survival and quality of life of patients with end-organ dysfunction. SOT offers life-saving treatment for diseases considered terminal or those associated with a significant impairment in a patients’ quality of life. The evolution of SOT is marked by technical advancement, pharmacologic development, innovation in broadening the donor pool, and the standardization of practices related to transplantation. What are the pharmacist’s and pharmacy technician’s role in assisting SOT patients?

    Participant Program Objectives

    At the conclusion of the program, the pharmacist will be able to:

     

    1.    Discuss the role of the pharmacist in solid organ transplant 

    2.    Describe important medication counseling points for transplant patients 

    3.    Review the importance of drug shortages and medication formulation changes in transplant patients 

    4.    Identify common insurance coverage issues with immunosuppressive medications

    5.    Explain the significance of select immunosuppression related drug-drug interactions 

     

    At the conclusion of the program, the technician will be able to:

     

    1.    Discuss the role of pharmacy technicians in solid organ transplant 

    2.    Review the importance of drug shortages and formulation changes in transplant patients 

    3.    Identify common insurance coverage issues with immunosuppressive medications

     

     

     

    TARGET AUDIENCE

    This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

    SPEAKER

    Kathleen Cunningham, PharmD, BPCS                                             

    Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice

    Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science 

    Clinical Pharmacist, Solid Organ Transplant

    Residency Program Director, PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant

    Northwestern Memorial Hospital

    Disclosure: Our speaker declares no conflicts of interest, real or apparent, and no financial interests in any company, product, or service mentioned in this program.

    In compliance with regulatory and continuing education guidelines/codes of ethics, guests who are not healthcare professionals are not permitted to attend.

    CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT INFORMATION: The Illinois Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education.

    Funding for this program is provided by: North Suburban Pharmacists of Chicagoland 

    In order to receive ACPE credit for this program, the participant must 1) Attend the program in its entirety; 2) Provide current information on the Attendance Log Form; and 3) Complete an Evaluation Form. The program’s administrator should provide attendees a Record of Attendance Form for their files. All Statements of Credit for ACPE approved – IPhA co-sponsored continuing education that individuals have completed during the year are available online at www.ipha.org.  If you do not have web access and would like a CE transcript mailed to you, please contact IPhA at (217) 522-7300 or ipha@ipha.org.

    There are no fees for this program for paid members.

    RSVP at www.nspharmacists.org

    RSVP By Wednesday, Sept. 22, 6 PM.

    ©2021 North Suburban Pharmacists of Chicagoland Association. All Rights Reserved

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