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Roundtable Sessions

Sunday, December 8

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Bayside B, Level 1, MB South
Roundtable and Poster Session: Pediatrics/Neonatal
Hosted by the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists
Facilitator: Valerie Nolt, Pharm.D., General Pediatrics Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Melrose Wakefield Healthcare, Ann Arbor, MI

Discussion Topics:

  • Policies/protocols/practice related to the use of Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy
  • Pediatric pharmacy in the ambulatory care clinic and specialty pharmacy settings
  • Implementation of vancomycin AUC-based monitoring
  • Opioid use in children and stewardship principles for pediatric patients
  • Precepting best practices, topic discussions for students and residents, and multi-site residency projects

10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Bayside B, Level 1, MB South
Roundtable and Poster Session: What is Your Organization Doing about Population Health?
Hosted by the Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners
Facilitator: Yvette Grando Holman, Pharm.D., B.S.Pharm., BCPS, FOSHP, Clinical Pharmacist, Legacy Health, Bend, OR

Discussion Topics:

  • Population health and its drivers in your organization
  • Health-system successes in population health models
  • Populations identified that benefit from care by a pharmacist provider
  • Engaging pharmacy in organizations’ population health initiatives

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Lagoon G, Level 2, MB South
Roundtable: Investigational Drug Services
Hosted by the Section of Inpatient Care Practitioners
Facilitator: Nicole Clark, Pharm.D., M.H.A., BCPS, FASHP, FMSHP, Clinical Practice and Education Manager, University of Michigan, Michigan Medicine, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI

Discussion Topics:

  • Managing sponsor expectations in a unified manner
  • Incorporation of USP <800> and investigational drugs that are not NIOSH rated
  • Process of handling cellular & gene therapies
  • Moving to a paperless system

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Lagoon L, Level 2, MB South
Roundtable: Leveraging Data to Demonstrate Pharmacist impact on Value-Based Measures
Hosted by the Section of Pharmacy Practice Leaders
Facilitator: Mary-Haston Leary, Pharm.D., M.S., BCPS, Clinical Manager, UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill, NC

Discussion Topics:

  • Process for selection of quality measures for pharmacy value-based performance
  • Strategies for data utilization to show performance on key value-based measures

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Lagoon H, Level 2, MB South
Roundtable: Residency Preceptor Skills
Hosted by the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists
Facilitator: Sharon Jones, Pharm.D., B.S.Pharm., BCPS, Clinical Pharm Coordinator, RPD, St. Mary's Med CTR, Huntington, WV

Discussion Topics:

  • Building wellness and resiliency into your program/teaching style
  • Engaging learners to provide constructive feedback to preceptors
  • Strategies for teaching critical thinking and practical application
  • Managing under-performing students with foundational deficits
  • Optimizing a layered learning model with multi-generational learners

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Bayside B, Level 1, MB South
Roundtable and Poster Session: Critical Care
Hosted by the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists
Facilitator: James Gilmore, Pharm.D., BCCCP, BCPS, Pharmacy Manager, Critical Care and ED, Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles, CA

Discussion Topics:

  • Managing drug shortages
  • Practical use of big ticket therapies
  • Burnout experiences and prevention strategies for ICU pharmacists

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lagoon H, Level 2, MB South
Roundtable: Clinical Leadership
Hosted by the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists
Facilitator: Marybeth Kazanas, Pharm.D., BCPS, System Director, Clinical Pharmacy Services, MedStar Health, Elkridge, MD

Discussion Topics:

  • Pharmacogenomics and how it will impact current clinical practice
  • Opioid Stewardship at the system or site level
  • Creating and maintaining robust clinical career ladders at the health system and site level
  • Managing high cost medication

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lagoon G, Level 2, MB South
Roundtable: Compounding Practice
Hosted by the Section of Inpatient Care Practitioners
Facilitator: Kevin N. Hansen, Pharm.D., M.S., BCPS, Assistant Director of Pharmacy, Sterile Products, Special Formulations, Perioperative Services, Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro, NC

Discussion Topics:

  • Compliance strategies with USP <797> and <800>
  • Sterile compounding best practices
  • Compounding automation and technology
  • Drug shortage mitigation for sterile injectables

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lagoon F, Level 2, MB South
Roundtable: Pain Management Clinical Practice Advancement: Exchanging Tools of the Trade
Hosted by the Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners
Facilitator: Lindsay Wells, Pharm.D., BCPS, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Pain Management, PGY2 Pain Management and Palliative Care Residency Director, Lexington, VA Health Care System, Lexington, KY

Discussion Topics:

  • Post-discharge pain management strategies
  • Potential for gabapentin as a federal controlled substance
  • Strategies to decrease opioid used in chronic pain
  • CDC 2019 letter update on opioid prescribing guidelines

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lagoon L, Level 2, MB South
Roundtable: Attaining and Maintaining Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation
Hosted by the Section of Specialty Pharmacy Practitioners
Facilitator: Denise Scarpelli, Pharm D., Executive Director of Ambulatory Pharmacy and Business Development

Discussion Topics:

  • Discuss unique aspects of the different accrediting bodies for Specialty Pharmacy.
  • Discuss best practices and requirements to attain Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation.
  • Discuss the requirements for maintaining accreditation.
  • Share how to prepare for reaccreditation.

2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Bayside B, Level 1, MB South
Roundtable and Poster Session: Emergency Medicine
Hosted by the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists
Facilitators: Heather Tilley, Pharm.D., Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist, Children’s National, Washington, DC; Emily Wiener, Pharm.D., Massachusetts General Hospital, Brookline, MA

Discussion Topics:

  • Format of resident and student research projects
  • Discharge prescription review
  • Pros and cons to using automation
  • Updates in stroke management

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Lagoon G, Level 2, MB South
Roundtable: Nutrition Support
Hosted by the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists
Facilitator: Brandon Bailey, Pharm.D., BCPS, Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator, Sharp HealthCare, San Diego, CA

Discussion Topics:

  • Current status of alternative intravenous lipids emulsions
  • ASPEN standards for nutrition support in hospitalized adults
  • Prevention and management of hyperglycemia with parenteral nutrition

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Lagoon F, Level 2, MB South
Roundtable: Infectious Diseases
Hosted by the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists
Facilitator: Wesley Kufel, Pharm.D., AAHIVP, BCIDP, BCPS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Binghamton, NY

Discussion Topics:

  • Implementation of vancomycin AUC-based monitoring
  • Duration of therapy considerations for Gram-negative bacteremia
  • The pharmacist's role in penicillin skin testing in the inpatient and outpatient setting
  • Antimicrobial stewardship initiatives for asymptomatic bacteriuria

 

Monday, December 9

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Lagoon F, Level 2, MB South
Roundtable: Pharmacy Technicians
Hosted by the Pharmacy Technician Forum
Facilitator: Tara L. McNulty, CPhT, RPhT, Project Manager, Pharmacy-Quality Improvement, WellCare Health Plans, Inc., Odessa, FL

Discussion Topics:

  • Professional and career ladder development
  • Certification efforts and state challenges
  • Advanced pharmacy technician models and new strategic initiatives
  • Retention and job satisfaction

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Lagoon F, Level 2, MB South
Roundtable: Ambulatory Care Pharmacotherapy: Getting with the Guidelines
Hosted by the Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners
Facilitator: Cassie Heffern, Pharm.D., BCACP, Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Specialist/PGY2 Residency Program Director, Cox Health, Springfield, MO

Discussion Topics:

  • ADA: Patient specific antihyperglycemic selection
  • GINA: Rescue inhaler therapy
  • ACC/AHA: Intensifying lipid control
  • Aspirin Therapy: Weighing the risks

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

South Seas D, Level 3, MB South
Roundtable: Clinical Decision Support and Analytics
Hosted by the Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology
Facilitator: Calvin “Clay” Daniels, Pharm.D., Ph.D., BCPPS, Clinical Pharmacist, Medication Safety and Informatics, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN

Discussion Topics:

  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning in healthcare
  • Analytics and dashboard development
  • Best informatics practices in pharmacogenomics

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

South Seas J, Level 3, MB South
Roundtable: Controversy in Cannabis: Cannabidiol Products and Health System Approaches
Hosted by the Section of Pharmacy Practice Leaders
Facilitator: David Hager, Pharm.D., BCPS, Director, Clinical Pharmacy Services, UW Health, Madison, WI

Discussion Topics:

  • Organizational challenges to crafting a cannabidiol (CBD) policy
  • Process for handling patients on CBD prior to admission
  • Patient and provider education strategies for organizational CBD policy

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Lagoon H, Level 2, MB South
Roundtable: Emerging Sciences
Hosted by the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists
Facilitator: Alex Shillingburg, Pharm.D., BCOP, Clinical Pharmacist, LCI, Charlotte, NC

Discussion Topics:

  • Biomarkers
  • Therapeutic biosimilars
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Digital medicine, wearables and care of the "e-patient"

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Banyan B, Level 3, MB South
Roundtable: Precepting Students
Hosted by the Section of Inpatient Care Practitioners
Facilitator: Allison King, Pharm.D., IDS Pharmacist, PGY1 Coordinator, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO

Discussion Topics:

  • Incorporating IPPE students into the workflow
  • Technology and social media use during rotations
  • Preventing student and resident burnout
  • Preventing preceptor burnout

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Lagoon G, Level 2, MB South
Roundtable: Psychiatry/Neurology
Hosted by the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists
Facilitator: Kayla Johnson, Pharm.D., BCPS, Clinical Pharmacist, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Discussion Topics:

  • Incorporation of non-traditional delivery methods into clinical practice settings
  • Incorporation of mental health first aid training into student education
  • Management of patients amidst drug shortages
  • Calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) inhibitors in the treatment of migraine disorders

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

South Seas F, Level 3, MB South
Roundtable: Women in Pharmacy Leadership
Facilitators: Sara J. White, M.S., FASHP, Mountain View, CA; Jennifer E. Tryon, Pharm.D., M.S., FASHP, Executive Director of Pharmacy, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC

Discussion Topics:

  • Empowerment and collaboration
  • Authentic and intentional leadership
  • Integrating personal and career life
  • Engaging advocates: support and success for men and women

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lagoon G, Level 2, MB South
Roundtable: Anticoagulation
Hosted by the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists
Facilitator: James Lee, Pharm.D., BCACP, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Discussion Topics:

  • Direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) management: meeting the Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goal and management at the patient and organizational levels
  • DOAC reversal
  • DOAC use in special populations
  • Anticoagulant laboratory monitoring

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lagoon F, Level 2, MB South
Roundtable: Clinical Applications
Hosted by the Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology
Facilitator: Hesham Mourad, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCPPS, CPHIMS, Medication Management Informaticist, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL

Discussion Topics:

  • Best informatics practices on interoperability
  • Pharmacy Accountability Measures and incorporation into the EHR
  • Blockchain definition and uses for pharmacy

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

South Seas F, Level 3, MB South
Roundtable: Demonstrating Innovation and Value of Pharmacy in the Ambulatory Care Setting
Hosted by the Section of Pharmacy Practice Leaders
Facilitator: Brad Myers, Pharm.D., M.B.A., BCPS, Executive Director Pharmacy and Laboratory, University of Missouri Health Care, Columbia, MO

Discussion Topics:

  • Managing the changing payer market within infusion centers and retail/specialty pharmacy
  • Innovative approaches to managing increased prior authorization responsibilities
  • Organizational management of high cost medication utilization in hospital owned physician clinics

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lagoon H, Level 2, MB South
Roundtable: Geriatrics
Hosted by the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists
Facilitator: John Roefaro, Pharm.D., FASHP, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist-Geriatrics, PGY-2 Geriatrics-Pharmacy Residency Program Director, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA

Discussion Topics:

  • Statins for primary cardiovascular protection in older adults
  • Deprescribing acetylcholinesterase inhibitors and memantine
  • Managing the behavioral symptoms of dementia
  • Potential career paths for geriatric pharmacists

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Banyan B, Level 3, MB South
Roundtable: Hematology/Oncology
Hosted by the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists
Facilitator: Marco Martino, Pharm.D., M.B.A., BCPS, BCOP, Clinical Pharmacist (Hematology/Oncology), Northwestern Medicine, Chicago, IL

Discussion Topics:

  • White bag medication challenges
  • Compassionate use medication challenges
  • USP <800> implementation
  • Using monoclonal antibodies in the inpatient setting

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

South Seas D, Level 3, MB South
Roundtable: Specialty Pharmacy Outcomes & Value
Hosted by the Section of Specialty Pharmacy Practitioners

Facilitator: J. Stuart Deal, Pharm.D., R.Ph., Vice President and General Manager, Summa Health Specialty Pharmacy, Trellis Rx, Akron, OH

Discussion Topics:

  • Systems, processes, and resources utilized to collect, analyze, and share outcomes and value measures
  • Benchmarking metrics - 3rd party (accrediting bodies or networks), primary literature
  • Pros and cons of partnership collection methods of outcomes and values measures

Tuesday, December 10

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
South Seas J, Level 3, MB South
Roundtable: Immunology/Transplant
Hosted by the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists
Facilitator: Amanda Condon, Pharm.D., BCPS, Transplant Pharmacist, University of New Mexico Hospitals, Albuquerque, NM

Discussion Topics:

  • Managing drug shortages
  • Treating diabetes in the SGLT2i and GLP1 era
  • Telemedicine: expanding services without taking clinic space
  • Leveraging learners to extend and create unique services

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Lagoon L, Level 2, MB South
Roundtable: High Cost Medications and Organizational Decision Making
Hosted by the Section of Pharmacy Practice Leaders
Facilitator: Karen Craddick, Pharm.D., MHA, BCPS, Assistant Director Pharmacy, UW Medicine/Northwest Hospital and Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Discussion Topics:

  • Organizational decision making on site of care to administer high cost medications
  • Organizational decisions surrounding "ultra" high cost medications

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Lagoon H, Level 2, MB South
Roundtable: Internal Medicine
Hosted by the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists
Facilitator: Branden Nemecek, Pharm.D., BCPS, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Discussion Topics:

  • Staying up-to-date with literature as an internal medicine clinician
  • Insulin therapy transitions of care
  • Adjuvant pain therapies across the spectrum of care
  • Mentoring students outside of their comfort zone

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Banyan B, Level 3, MB South
Roundtable: Pharmacoeconomics/Drug Development
Hosted by the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists
Facilitator: Megan Holsopple, Pharm.D., BCPS, Clinical Coordinator and PGY2 DI Program Director, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Discussion Topics:

  • P&T Committees and Formulary Management: biosimilars and breakthrough therapies
  • Price transparency tools at the point-of-prescribing
  • Stewardship programs and success metrics
  • Adoption of new ASHP competency standards for the PGY2 Medication Use Safety and Policy PharmacyResidency

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Lagoon F, Level 2, MB South
Roundtable: Small and Rural Hospitals
Hosted by the Section of Inpatient Care Practitioners
Facilitator: Deborah Sadowski, M.H.A., B.S.Pharm., Director of Pharmacy Services, Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Browns Mills, NJ

Discussion Topics:

  • Leadership development and succession planning
  • Balancing clinical and dispensing activities
  • Technology challenges and opportunities
  • Staffing challenges

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

South Seas F, Level 3, MB South
Roundtable: Specialty Pharmacy Workforce Development
Hosted by the Section of Specialty Pharmacy Practitioners
Facilitator: Ashley, Kappenman, Pharm.D., M.S., BCPS, Pharmacy Supervisor,  University of Utah Health, Murray, UT

Discussion Topics:

  • Pharmacist and resident training and credentialing in specialty pharmacy
  • Technician training and credentialing in specialty pharmacy
  • Student awareness of specialty pharmacy career path
  • Emerging business roles in specialty workforce

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Banyan B, Level 3, MB South
Roundtable: Cardiology
Hosted by the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists
Facilitator: Frank Rigelsky, Pharm.D., BCPS, Clinical Specialist Cardiovascular, Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital, Mayfield Heights, OH

Discussion Topics:

  • Direct oral anticoagulants reversal strategies
  • PCSK9 inhibitors, the 2018 American Diabetes Association (ADA) Standards of Care guidelines changes and improvements on patient care
  • Board Certified Cardiology Pharmacist (BCCP) exam

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

South Seas F, Level 3, MB South
Roundtable: Medication Safety
Hosted by the Section of Inpatient Care Practitioners
Facilitator: Katayoon “Kathy” Ghomeshi, Pharm.D., M.B.A., BCPS, CPPS, Medication Safety Officer, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

Discussion Topics:

  • Smart Pump and Electronic Health Record integration/interoperability
  • Cannabidiol (CBD) use in health care facilities
  • Adopting Standardize for Safety (S4S) national standard concentrations

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

South Seas J, Level 3, MB South
Roundtable: Navigating the Reimbursement System: Learning How to Pay the Bills
Hosted by the Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners
Facilitator: Lyndsay Carlson, Pharm.D., BCACP, Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, United Health Services , Binghamton, NY

Discussion Topics:

  • Use of facility charges, professional charges, and “incident-to” billing codes
  • Generating revenue without using “incident-to” billing codes
  • DSMT/E, Medicare AWV, TCM, CCM
  • Use of MTM codes

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lagoon L, Level 2, MB South
Roundtable: Operations and Automation
Hosted by the Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology
Facilitator: Dennison Lim, Pharm.D., Medication Management Informaticist, Southwest Rochester, MN

Discussion Topics:

  • USP <800>: Informatics solutions and best practices
  • Batch preparation and robotics
  • Diversion monitoring and ADC oversight

Wednesday, December 11

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Banyan B, Level 3, MB South
Roundtable: Caregiver Engagement and Conflict Management
Hosted by the Section of Pharmacy Practice Leaders
Facilitator: Jason T. Wong, Pharm.D., M.B.A., CPPS, DPLA, Perioperative & Controlled Substances Operations Manager, Pharmacy Services, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Discussion Topics:

  • Being-Knowing-Doing (BKD) Model and tools to encourage and support employee engagement
  • Leader preparation for and resolution of conflicts to maintain team engagement

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Lagoon G, Level 2, MB South
Roundtable: Informatics Professional Development
Hosted by the Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology
Facilitator: Marc Willner, Pharm.D., CPHIMS, Lead Pharmacy Informatics Specialist, Residency Program Director, PGY2 Pharmacy Informatics, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Discussion Topics:

  • Implications of PAI 2030 in education of current and future informaticists
  • Development of learning experiences for PGY2 informatics programs
  • Best practices in teaching project and change management

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

South Seas F, Level 3, MB South
Roundtable: Workforce Well-Being and Resilience
Facilitator: TBD

Discussion Topics:

  • Reflect on NAM consensus study findings and translation to pharmacy practice
  • Identify strategies for advancing pharmacy workforce well-being and resilience
  • Converse on interprofessional, team-based solutions to improve well-being and resilience