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

  • 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

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Here is the HANDOUT link to Tuesday’s NSP program at Maggiano’s to begin at 6pm

https://www.ipha.org/northsuburban-pharmacists

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

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

Maggiano’s Little Italy

4999 Old Orchard Road

Skokie, IL 60076


Reminder 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.

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