The Southern California Society of Health-System Pharmacists invites you to attend an accredited CE Breakfast/ Lunch Program on Sunday morning August 19th.
Sunday August 19th Maggianos Little Italy, The Grove
189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles , CA 90036
8AM – 9AM Registration, Breakfast, Exhibits
9AM – 10AM Basics of Immuno-Oncology Therapy
10AM – 11AM End of Life Options Act – The Pharmacist’s Role in ‘Assisted Suicide’
11:AM – 11:10AM Break
11:15AM - 12:15PM Bending the Opioid Overdose Crises Curve- A Multimodal Approach for Safer & Appropriate Prescribing Initiatives
12:15PM - 1:30PM Lunch
RSVP via e-vite - You should recieve an e-vite following this e-mail.
If you have problems using e-vite to RSVP contact Kent Meilich at firstname.lastname@example.org
Free for SCSHP Members; $60 for Non-members.
This activity is eligible for ACPE credit: See final CPE activity announcement for specific detalis.
Ed Unikel Pharm.D. Kaiser Los Angeles Medical Center End of Life Options Act – The Pharmacist’s Role in ‘Assisted Suicide’
Goal Statement: To provide current information regarding the State Law legalizing medication prescribing to hasten patient death – The End of Life Options Act (ELO)
Participants will understand the social framework for state action that legalizes “Physician Assisted Suicide (PAS)”
Participants will appreciate common ethical concerns raised by PAS
Participants will be able to define the role(s) played by pharmacists in provide “end of life medications.”
Participants will understand the lingering challenges potentially impacting ELO.
Becky Natali Pharm.D. Basiics of Immuno-Oncology Therapy
Goal Statement: To provide current information on the role of Immuno-Oncology Therapy
Understand the mechanism of action of current and future oncology medications. Discuss the role of immunotherapy in cancer patients. Identify and manage immunotherapy-related toxicities. Explain mechanisms of action cancer cells use to evade the immune system. Review the use of clinical biomarkers in optimizing immunotherapy.
Patricia Gray Pharm.D. Kaiser Fontana Medical Center Bending the Opioid Overdose Crises Curve- A Multimodal Approach for Safer & Appropriate Prescribing Initiatives
Goal Statement: Participants will be provided with up to date knowledge on the national and California opioid crises and the correlation with opioid related overdoses and death. In addition, several multimodal initiatives that can be implemented by pharmacists and technicians working in the ambulatory and acute hospital setting will be shared.
Participants will be able to outline 10 core strategies of a safe and appropriate opioid prescribing program 2. Participants will have knowledge of the most recent National and California statistics related to opioid utilization and the correlation with opioid related deaths 3. Participants will be able to implement multimodal ambulatory and acute hospital initiatives to bend the opioid crises curve, to manage acute 4. Participants will be able to identify pharmacist and pharmacy technician roles in the implementation of multimodal strategies and initiatives to bend the opioid crises curve