New Practitioners

Great eXpectations Live for New Practitioners
Great eXpectations LiveSaturday, December 7 – Sunday, December 8

Are you in your first five years of pharmacy practice? You’re probably still finding your way – and your concerns, needs, and interests aren’t the same as those of your colleagues who are seasoned practitioners.

That’s why Great eXpectations Live– developed by ASHP to address the unique needs of new practitioners – is now a part of the Midyear Clinical Meeting. As a conference-within-a conference, Great eXpectations Live is the place for you to explore workplace challenges, mentorship, and clinical issues in an encouraging, motivational atmosphere.

Best of all, entry into Great eXpectations Live is included in your full Midyear registration fee!

Ensure your success. Spend your weekend in Great eXpectations Live, and see your way to a great future.

Saturday: Career Management

From navigating organizational politics, to publishing your work, to conquering a certification exam, heaven knows you’re in over your head when it comes to advancing your career. Learn tips and tricks that your colleagues have used to not only make your career more successful, but more rewarding too.

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Smooth Transitions: Aligning Expectations of the First 90 Days
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Creating Culture Through Managing Perceptions And Relationships
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch on Own
1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Big L. vs Little L.: Perspectives on Management and Leadership in 2013
2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Energy Break
3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Adapting To Life as a New Practitioner: The Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities

Sunday: Mastering Your Clinical Practice

You’ve earned the right to be a member of the healthcare team and, on a day-to-day basis, must demonstrate you are competent, professional, intelligent, and credible. Learn ways to improve your clinical skills, regardless of your area of practice.

8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. The 10 Year Wait is Over: Find Out About the New Hypertension, Lipid, and Obesity Guidelines
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Applying the Basics of Antiinfective Resistance to Clinical Practice
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch on Own
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Combination Antimicrobial Therapy and Optimal Beta-Lactam Administration: Pro / Con Debates in ID
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Energy Break
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Updates in the Management of Septic Shock: Application of International Guidelines


8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Literature Evaluation Tapas: Digestible Portions of Info on Infrequently Encountered Trial Designs
10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Where Am I and Where Am I Going? Becoming and Motivating Clinical Leadership
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch on Own
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. An Integrated Care Management Model: Practicing the Ambulatory Care Dream
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Energy Break
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Three Shades of Grey: When Common Therapeutics is Not Black or White


8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Newest Drugs of Abuse: Spice, Bath Salts, Salvia and Beyond
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. The Ideal Clinical Practice: Myth or Reality
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. A Critical Review of Critical Care Guidelines
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch on Own
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Energy Break
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Preceptor Development for the Resident: Balance Between Being Precepted and Precepting Students