Medical Marijuana: High expectations but what do we Really Know?
Discussion of the use of cannabinoids where scientific evidence for use exists.
Dr. Sebastian Mirkin
M.D., Chief Medical Officer
TherapeuticsMD, Boca Raton, FL
Keeping COOL with Women
Overview of the U.S. hormone replacement therapy (HRT) market as well as prescription treatments available. Background of Women's Health Initiative, bio-identical hormone replacement therapy compound market & what has led to the unique development of HRT products.
Director Pharmacy Technician Educ.
UNMC College of Pharmacy
This is Us
Presentation delves into the unspoken rules & culture of the pharmacy technician workforce. The overarching theme is of the importance of sound work relationships. That a superior technical skill set is lost without the ability to effectively work with one another. It's about where we have come from, where we are now and where we want to go in our professional realm.
Dr. Sven Normann
Pharm.D., Clinical Associate Professor
University of Florida College of Pharmacy, Gainesville, FL
My Child Just Ingested My Medicine! What to Do
Presentation describes the function & role of Poison Control Centers. Including when to call/refer patients, services offered, how to handle a potential poisoning exposure as well as perceptions of poisoning severity. Content relevant for community & hospital pharmacy settings.
CPhT, Patient Safety Manager
Six Sigma Lean Professional
Department of Air Force, Omaha, NE
Connecting Duty to Speak with achieving Zero Harm
In 2019 pharmacy technicians from across America were surveyed to better understand why we don't speak up in the workplace. This presentation discusses the survey results, provides examples of responses, including why 'Out Duty to Speak Up' is a key component in achieving a culture of patient safety.
Dr. Palmieri Posthofen
Pharm.D., Clinical Marketing Fellow
Diabetes: Understanding the Disease State & how Pharmacy Technicians can Improve Outcomes
An overview of the diabetes disease state, best practices for injection technique as well as reviewing the new American Diabetes Association recommendations for insulin & other diabetes injectables.
CPhT, Program Chair, Vincennes University
Pharmacy Technician’s Role in Emergency Management
Valuable background on preparedness & emergency response is provided. Attendees will gain strategies to maintain pharmacy operations during public health emergencies & disasters.
Dr. Barry Bleidt
Pharm.D., PhD, FAPhA, FNPhA, Professor Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Disruptions in Healthcare: Impact on Pharmacy Technicians
This discussion engages participants in an exchange about change & disruptions in healthcare, overall & specifically in pharmacy practice & their impact on pharmacy.
Associate Director of Partnership Development, PTCB
Pharmacy Technician Career: Present & Future
This topic provides a comprehensive review of the current landscape of the pharmacy technician career while lending insight into the future roles & responsibilities.