New Practitioners

Great eXpectations Live for New Practitioners
Great eXpectations LiveSaturday, December 1 – Sunday, December 2

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!

Be sure to stop by the Exhibition Hall Advance Your Career! Theme Center to take part in our new CV Review and Mock Interview sessions, sponsored by the ASHP New Practitioners Forum. Appointments are available Monday, December 3 – Wednesday, December 5 from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

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

Saturday: Career Management

From navigating hospital 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.

8:30 am – 10:30 am Starting Your Career as a Pharmacy Faculty Member
10:45 am – 12:15 pm What's Your Definition of Clinical Pharmacy Leadership? Empowering Yourself for Advancement
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch on Own
1:15 pm – 2:30 pm How to Succeed in Pharmacy without Really Trying: Expanding Your Professional Presence through Leading and Writing
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm The Secret Sauce of Professional Presence: Make Yourself Stand Out
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm So You Wanna Be a Preceptor: Vital Tips and Tricks to Becoming the Best Preceptor You Can Be

Sunday: Fine-Tuning Your Clinical Skills

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.

8:00 am – 9:00 am Why a PIC isn’t a PICC and Other Things You Should  Know about Lines, Drains, and Tubes
9:15 am – 10:15 am Ensuring Your Future: Developing a New Practice or Expanding a Current One
10:30 am – 12:30 pm Stop the Bleeding: Updates in Hemophilia Management and Development of a Factor Stewardship Program
12:30 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch on Own
1:45 pm – 3:15 pm Superbugs! Clinical Controversies in the Management of Multiple-Drug Resistant Bacteria
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm New Oral Anticoagulants:  A Balancing Act Between Safety and Efficacy


8:00 am –  9:30 am Drug Literature Evaluation: Beyond the Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial
9:45 am – 11:45 am Pain Management in the Critically-Ill
11:45 am – 1:00 pm Lunch on Own
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Therapeutic Dilemmas in PK/PD, Pneumonia and Multi-Drug Resistance: Crossroads Between ID and ICU
3:15 pm – 5:00 pm How to Recognize and Treat Drug-Induced Disorders Caused by Hypertonic Saline, Linezolid, and Other Medications