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2018 Annual Convention
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The 2017 Annual Convention & Expo was held May 4-6, 2017 at the Dixie Center in St George.

We had another great conference, with 13 hours of CE - attendees enjoyed networking with other pharmacy professionals and had the opportunity to speak directly with several of our vendors and board members of UPhA.

Next Year's Conference will be held on May 3-5, 2018. Put it on your calendars now, we hope to see all of you there!


Thursday, May 4, 2017 

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM & 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Legislative Update (1.5 CE P/T)
Presenter: Wayne Jones & Adam Jones, Lobbyists for UPhA


Friday, May 5, 2017

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Keeping Your Pharmacy License in Good Standing - (1.0 CE P/T) Handout 
DOPL, DEA, the State Board of Pharmacy and the UPhA Board.

Presenters: Roger Fitzpatrick & State Board Member; Lynn Hooper, DOPL Chief Investigator and Board Members from the Utah Pharmacy Association

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

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

Session 2: Heart Health Management (1.0 CE P/T) Handout
Presenter: Mark Munger, PharmD., F.C.C.P., F.A.C.C., F.H.F.S.A.

Session 3: Exhibit Hall

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Update on Hepatitis C: New Drugs, Nuts, Bolts, Odds and Ends (1.0 CE P/T) Handout
Presenter: Tony Dalpiaz, PharmD
OTC Pregnancy & Lactation (1.0 CE P/T) Handout
Presenter: Diane Ogborn, PharmD

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

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

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


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)
Presenter: Lisa Barnhill, DEA

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
Introduction to the Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network (1.5 CE P/T)
Presenters: Jaime Montuoro, PharmD, Smith's Food and Drug, Trista Pfeiffenberger, PharmD, MS

Convention Adjourned



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