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The 2017 Annual Convention & Expo will be held May 4-6, 2017 at the Dixie Center in St George. Early Bird Pricing ends April 17 - Register Today!

Register for Golf Tournament

Online Registration for CPR and/or Conference

Paper Conference Registration Form (for large groups and mail-in registration)

Exhibitor and Sponsor Information

We have another great conference planned, with up to 12.5 hours of CE - below are some details. Here is the agenda:  

Thursday, May 4, 2017

8:00 AM – 1:30 PM
UPhA Pre-Conference Activity 
Golf at Sunbrook Golf Course on their fantastic 27 hole championship golf course. Golf includes 18 holes of golf and lunch at the turn. The weather should be fantastic as golf this yer on the first weekend in May. Click this link to register, or follow the link below.

12:00 PM – 5:30 PM
CPR Certification (separate registration required)
2 sessions offered -Noon and 3PM- 35 places open per session. Extra registration and $50 fee required. All certificates as needed will be presented and available to all those that complete the certification class. 

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM & 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Legislative Update (1.0 CE P/T)
Presenter: Wayne Jones & Adam Jones, Lobbyists for UPhA
If you are taking the CPR certification, rest assured you will still get the legislative update as we are offering he same session both hours. This will give you an opportunity to complete CPR and our legislative update!

2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Exhibit Hall Open

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Annual Awards Dinner
Presentation of the Annual Bowl of Hygeia Award, Cardinal Generation Rx Award, Advocate of the Year, Distinguished Young Pharmacist, Innovation in Excellence Award, Technician of the Year Award, and the Jensen World of Service Award. 

Plus don't miss the swearing in of new officers of the association. 


Friday, May 5, 2017

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Law Panel - DOPL, DEA, Board Member, Lawyer, UPhA (1.0 CE P/T)
Presenters: Roger Fitzpatrick & State Board Member; Lynn Hooper, DOPL Chief Investigator DEA Representative and a Board Member form the Utah Pharmacy Association
Discussion questions will include use of coupons for medicaid patients, partial fill of CIIs, denying coverage vs modified copay on medicaid patients, and more. Do you have a question you would like answered from DOPL, the DEA, or other general questions? Send your question to Adam Jones at

9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Multi-Group Education Sessions Rotation

Session 1: Diabetes Update 2017 (1.0 CE P/T)
Presenter: Michael Wright, PharmD., Smith's (Kroger) Pharmacy

Session 2: Hot Topics in CardioVascular Disease (1.0 CE P/T)

Session 3: Exhibit Hall

12:00 Noon – 1:30 PM
Scholarship Luncheon

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Management of Hepatitis C (1.0 CE P)
Presenter: Tony Dalpiaz, PharmD
OTC Pregnancy & Lactation (1.0 CE P/T)

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Mental Health: Leaving the Stigma Behind (1.0 CE P/T)
Presenter: Victoria Tolentino 

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
 Immunization Update 2017: Vaccinating All Ages (1.0 CE P/T)
Presenter, Jayme Garcia, PharmD., Smith's (Kroger) Pharmacy

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Keynote Speaker Tim Border (1.0 CE P/T)

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Wholesale Dinner & Entertainment - Country Music Singer Eric Dodge


Saturday, May 6, 2017

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
OTC  Self Care “Jeopardy” Challenge (1.0 CE P/T)

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Identification and Prevention of Drug Diversion in the Pharmacy (1.0 CE P/T)

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Break/Posters Presentation (1.0 CE P/T, this will also require an evaluation form to be filled out and returned AT the registration desk in order to get credit)

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Innovative Practices in a Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network (1.5 CE P/T)

Convention Adjourned


Register for Golf Tournament

Online Registration for CPR and/or Conference

Paper Conference Registration Form (for large groups and mail-in registration)

Exhibitor and Sponsor Information


Here are some hotels that are near the conference center: 

Fairfield Inn St. George Booking 435-673-6066

Hilton Garden Inn St. George Booking 435-634-4100

Holiday Inn St. George Booking 435-628-8007

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