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    • 02/21/2023
    • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Maggiano's Little Italy Old Orchard

    The North Suburban Pharmacists of Chicagoland Presents

    Allergic Rhinitis (AR) Treatment Review: Recent Rx to OTC switches and More. Program 200!

    Tuesday, February 21, 2023.
    Time: 6pm to 9pm
    Live In-person Program


    First notice. This program is for current NSP members and pre-registered College of Pharmacy students.

    New member subscriptions and renewals will be active through 3/31/2024.


    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 . Space is limited

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

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

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

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


    Tuesday, February 21, 2023.
    Time: 6pm to 9pm
    Location: In-person Program

    Maggiano’s Little Italy Old Orchard

    4999 Old Orchard Shopping Center

    Skokie, IL 60077


    Register in advance for this meeting:

    RSVP at


    RSVP By Wednesday, February 15th, 6 PM.


    Schedule of Events:

    6 PM to 6:30 PM: Networking and Dinner

    6:30 Pm to 7:15 PM: Sponsored presentation from NovoNordisk

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM: Featured Continuing Pharmacy Education Presentation.

    Reservations are required for attendance.


    Allergic Rhinitis (AR) Treatment Review: Recent Rx to OTC switches and More. Program 200!

    Program Description

    Allergic Rhinitis (AR) affects 10 to 30% of the population. It causes itchy, watery eyes, sneezing, plus other symptoms. The program will discuss treatments, new and old and selecting the right treatments for the appropriate patients.

    Participant Program Objectives

    1.  Recommend nonpharmacologic treatment options to alleviate AR.

    2. Compare and contrast treatment options for AR, including intranasal corticosteroids, antihistamines, ocular agents, etc.

    3. Identify new products to the OTC market for the treatment of AR.

    4. Select appropriate treatment given patient age, comorbidities, and patient preferences



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


    Margaret A. Felczak, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM

    Assistant Professor Pharmacy Practice

    Midwestern University College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove Campus (CPDG)

    Downers Grove, IL 60515

    Clinical Pharmacist, Chronic Disease Management

    Advocate Aurora Health

    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.

    ACPE Accreditation: Pending

    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  If you do not have web access and would like a CE transcript mailed to you, please contact IPhA at (217) 522-7300 or

    There are no fees for this program.

    RSVP at

    RSVP By Wednesday, February 15th, 6 PM.

    ©2023 North Suburban Pharmacists of Chicagoland Association. All Rights Reserved

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