2017 Balloon Fiesta Symposium
Schedule of Events

All sessions are subject to change without notice.

 

Sunday, October 8, 2017 


7:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Registration Open

7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Breakfast


7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

The Pros and Cons of the CDC Guidelines for Safe Opioid Prescribing


This presentation will provide an understanding of the CDC recommendations for Safe Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Noncancer Pain (CNCP).  Also, I will review the guidelines for treatment of CNCP, assess opioid prescribing practices, understanding of the impact of the CDC recommendation for patient’s ability to receive their opioid medications.  Lastly, I will provide an understanding with regard to the impact of the CDC recommendations on provider’s ability to prescribe opioid medications.  

   

  Ernest Dole, PharmD, BCNP



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8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Red Flags of Diversion

Record Keeping Refresher

DEA Pharmacy Inspections 


This session will discuss “red flags” of diversion found in the pharmacy setting and measures pharmacy staff can take to resolve those red flags. A video produced by the National Boards of Pharmacy will be played showing red flag situations. In addition instruction will be provided on DEA Record Keeping requirements and the most common violations found while conducting pharmacy inspections. A brief overview of what a DEA pharmacy inspection entails will also be presented.


 

Heather A. McMurry, Diversion Program Manager, Drug Enforcement Administration 


Presentation not available in advance due to the nature of the topic.

 

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Break

 

 

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About NAPLEX


This session will re-familiarize pharmacists with (and introduce pharmacy technicians to) the NAPLEX and provide information on the content, format, scoring and passing standard evaluation of the assessment.  Participants will also be given the opportunity to answer sample NAPLEX questions with real-time scoring.  


             Donald A. Godwin



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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

New Mexico Board of Pharmacy Law Update


This session will discuss recent changes in Pharmacy Law including recent Prescription Monitoring Program issues.

 

Ben Kesner, PPh, Executive Director, New Mexico Board of Pharmacy



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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Surviving Sepsis Campaign Updates: What's New?


Sepsis and septic shock is a common reason for hospital admission and relevant to all pharmacist’s clinical practice. The literature is constantly evolving and recently the Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guideline released their latest update. This session will highlight recent changes and additions created by this guideline. 


    Jessie O'Neal, PharmD, BCCCP



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12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Awards Banquet and Installation of NMSHP Officers (Lunch will be served)

 

1:45 PM – 2:45 PM

Pharmacy Clinical Pearls

 

This session has been prepared by the PGY-1 pharmacy residents at UNMH. They will present clinical practice pearls that provide pharmacists and technicians with information about different situations that may be encountered in the hospital setting. Topics include:

Peri-operative management of DOACs

SMOF Lipid Emulsion for Patients Requiring Parenteral Nutrition

Tranexamic Acid in Epistaxis

IV Valproate in the Treatment of Acute Migraines

Methylene Blues’ role in Shock


            Gabriella Cabanilla, PharmD

            Nathan L. Duran, PharmD

            Megan A. Eckstein, PharmD

            Avni J. Patel, PharmD

            Kendall Tucker, PharmD



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1:45 PM – 2:45 PM

Blue Ain’t Your Color: MDD Management in the Primary Care Setting


This session will review major depressive disorder and appropriate initial pharmacotherapy selection based on patient presentation, history, comorbidities and past medication trials. An overview of the pharmacy pearls and pharmacokinetics of currently available medications will also be reviewed. Efficacy and safety data for newly available agents will be emphasized. 


             Cole Larsen, PharmD, PhC, BCPS



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2:45 PM – 3:00 PM

Break

 

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Pulmonary Update


This session will cover recently approved medications and devices used in pulmonary disease. It will also cover the treatment of patients with Asthma COPD Overlap Syndrome.


             Patricia Marshik, PharmD



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3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Why Don’t We Have That Drug? Dealing with Drug Shortages in the U.S.


This session will provide an overview of the current state of drug shortages in the US and discuss some of the key factors contributing to these shortages.  The speakers will discuss in how two of the largest health systems identify and implement plans during drug shortages.  Some of the topics that will be discussed include identification of therapeutic alternatives, inventory management and patient prioritization. 


 

            Richard D’Angio, PharmD, BCPS

            Andrea Wilkerson, RPh

 


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3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Advancement Opportunities for Pharmacy Technicians


This presentation will provide an overview of advancement opportunities for technicians in hospital pharmacy.  Our presentation will review the responsibilities of these advanced technician positions within our institution, which will include required education, training, and experience. 

The University of New Mexico Hospital (UNMH) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is a 629-bed academic medical center with a level one trauma center and houses the state’s only NCI-accredited cancer center.  The health system also includes a specialty hospital, a children’s hospital, and children’s psychiatric center, and adult psychiatric center, and several clinics.  


Christopher Gallegos, MBA, CPhT

Helga Hansen, AA, CPhT

Marian Lyons, CPhT

Antionette Armijo, CPhT



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4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Paths to a Cure: An Update on Hepatitis C Virus Infection and Treatment


Treatment for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections achieves cure in most patients. With new therapies approved for HCV available in 2016 and 2017, this session reviews new medications, new challenges to therapy, and how pharmacists can help tackle New Mexico’s HCV disease burden.


 

            Paulina Deming, PharmD, PhC



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4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Introduction to Pediatric Pharmacy


This session is a crash course designed to establish a basic understanding of pediatric pharmacy principles including pharmacokinetics, dosage formulations, and safety considerations.  We will also touch on pediatric toxicology and focus on ways to implement course objectives into daily practice wherever possible.


 

            Joshua Davis, PharmD



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4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Pharmacy Technicians as Leaders


The continuing pharmacy education course will entail an overview of leadership qualities, lessons and a leadership building exercise.

 

           Eloy Martinez, CPhT





 

 Monday, October 9, 2017 

7:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Registration Open

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Breakfast with Exhibitors and Silent Auction

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

IVIG Medication Safety: Facts and Fantasies Associated With Use


This session will discuss the utilization of IVIG with a focus on how the products are different and how patients with their comorbidities are different as well. For best tolerability and to minimize adverse reactions, matching the best product to the patient and administering the IVIG product in the most appropriate manner will provide this desired effect. Over the past 40 years of utilization many myths associated with use have developed therefore this presentation will also attempt to debunk these myths and sort out fact from fantasy associated with IVIG product selection and administration.


            

Jerry Siegel, PharmD, FASHP



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9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Update on Anticoagulation and Reversal Agents for Direct Oral Anticoagulants


The presentation will cover PK/PD indications, populations, and new studies involving the direct oral anticoagulants. New studies in the medical population for venous thromboembolism prevention as well as reversal agents for both the Xa inhibitors currently being studied as well as idarucizimab for dabigatran will be highlighted and addressed. 


 

                Kurt Mahan, PharmD, PhC



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9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

The Role of Pharmacists and Technicians in a Hospital Setting in Advancing Transitions of Care for Patients Within Our Community


This session is meant to give a brief overview of the importance of care transitions in the evolving world of hospital pharmacy. The goal of our Care Transitions Service is to improve patient outcomes thorough a reduction of medication errors often associated with transitions in care. By working as an interdisciplinary team, the care transitions service identifies potential barriers that often lead to increased impatient length of stay and help prevent potential readmissions upon discharge. We will discuss our process at UNMH, the medication history technician and pharmacist roles in the service and impact we have had. 


 

                Ali Ahmed, PharmD,

                Cedric George, CPhT



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10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Break With Exhibitors and Silent Auction

 

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

ECMO & E-CPR


 

                Jon Marinaro, MD, FCCM



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11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Update on Tobacco Cessation 2017


This presentation will review medications used in tobacco cessation, along with their mechanisms of action, side effects, and counseling points. Several updates from recent literature will be discussed, including a recent FDA labeling change for several medications used in tobacco cessation. Brief case studies with questions will be included. 



                Colin Williams, PharmD

                Luis Gonzalez, PharmD



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12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch and Exhibit Program and Silent Auction


1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Fostering Professionalism in Future Pharmacists


Professional Development is taught over 6-semesters in the new 2017 COP curriculum.  Learn what the College is doing in the classroom, labs and co-curricular to foster professional and personal growth in Student pharmacists.  Explore ways preceptors can enhance the professionalization of Student Pharmacists at their sites.  



                Tracy S. Hunter, RPh, MS, PhD



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1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Emergency Preparedness: Is Your Facility Prepared in the Event of a Disaster?


Our presentation will detail the necessary steps that all hospital pharmacies must be prepared for in a disaster or pandemic.  We will identify key steps in preparing for a disaster such as setting up emergency preparedness with wholesalers and downtime procedures for all pharmacy systems.  Additionally, we will identify the various pharmacy services that will need to be provided in a mass casualty incident.  Lastly, we will outline important disaster medications, which includes distribution and immunizations.   


Christopher Gallegos, CPhT, BS, MBA and DHA (Candidate)

Greta Astrup, PharmD

 

             


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2:30 PM – 2:45 PM

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2:45 PM – 3:45 PM

Successful Antimicrobial Stewardship in a Multiple Hospital System: Tools You Can Use


Developing or optimizing an antimicrobial stewardship program may seem to be a daunting task. There are many hurdles and barriers to overcome. The purpose of this presentation is to identify methods and tools to improve current antimicrobial practices within the hospital system with limited resources. 


Justin Schmetterer, PharmD, PhC

Larissa K. Chin, PharmD, MBA


 


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2:45 PM – 3:45 PM

Type 2 Diabetes: Latest Drug Approvals and Use of the Newer Agents


This session will describe the newest insulin approvals, GLP-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RA), and SGLT2 inhibitors. The most recent cardiovascular safety studies specifically for the GLP-1RA and SGLT2 inhibitors will be summarized. The 2017 updates to the American Diabetes Association treatment recommendations will be summarized and utilized to practice using a patient centered approach when choosing between the various drug classes for type 2 diabetes. 


 

                Gretchen Ray, PharmD, PhC, BCACP, CDE



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3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

Pharmacists Prescribing Immunizations: “Give it your Best Shot!”


 

                Bernadette Jakeman, PharmD, PhC, BCPS, AAHIVP



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3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

USP 800: Hazardous Drugs – Handling in Healthcare Settings


This session will start with background on USP 800, establishing a hazardous medication list, and some background on what makes a medication hazardous, then moving towards safe handling of hazardous medications during receipt, storage, preparation, administration, and disposal.  The session will conclude with specific strategies from experiences in our practice.


 

                Scott Roach, PharmD, MBA



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All educational programming, unless otherwise noted, is provided by the University of New Mexico Continuing Education Program. The University of New Mexico Continuing Education Program is approved by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education. Partial credit will not be given. You must attend entire session, sign-in and complete evaluation and request for credit for each session you attend.

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