Pharmacy Technicians Info

If you’re a pharmacy technician, this is your opportunity to develop your potential while networking with colleagues at the world’s largest gathering of pharmacy professionals. ASHP is committed to helping you fulfill your increasingly demanding role in the pharmacy department, and we’re providing more content relevant to your needs and goals than ever before. Although all education sessions are open for you to attend, you’ll want to pay special attention to sessions and activities of particular interest: the ones marked with a “T” at the end of the ACPE Activity Number.

These include:

Sunday, December 4
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. (Management Case Study) Development of ACPE accredited Comprehensive Professional Education in a Large Health System
8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. (Management Case Study) Implementation of Medication Reconciliation Order Pending Across a Multi-Hospital Health System
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (Management Case Study) Clinical Decision Support System Enhancements to Reduce Order Entry Errors for Pediatric Infusion Orders
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Professional and Academic Book Publishing: Putting Your Ideas into Practice 2016
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. (Management Case Study) Effects of Inventory Optimization on Pharmacy Metrics Pre and Post Electronic Health Record (EHR) Implementation
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (Management Case Study) Standardizing System-wide Primary National Drug Code for Improved Inventory Management and Cost Savings
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Contemporary Considerations: Update on the ASHP Standardize for Safety Project
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. (Management Case Study) Evaluation and Implementation of a Time and Materials Maintenance Arrangement for Pharmacy Automation Equipment
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. 2016 Small and Rural Hospital Track Keynote: The Changing Landscape of Rural Hospitals
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Management Case Study) Optimization of Automated Dispensing Cabinets in a Multi-site Health System
1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Practical Guide to Resourcing a Pharmacy Transitions of Care Program
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. On the Record: A Guide to Working Effectively with the Media
1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. (Management Case Study) Evaluation of a Pharmacy Workplace Safety Training Program to Ensure Regulatory Compliance
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Federal Forum Keynote: The Pain & Opioid Crisis – A Call to Action for the Pharmacy Profession
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Continuing Professional Development (CPD): A Cascade of Benefits for Employers
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Expanding Pharmacy’s Footprint: EMR and Telepharmacy
2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Advocacy, Healthcare, and You: Not a House of Cards
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. (Management Case Study) Small Intradepartmental Groups Drive Pharmacy Improvement Process in a Large Community Hospital
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. The Joint Commission Update 2016: Focus on Small and Rural Hospitals
3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Federal Forum: Meet the Researcher Poster Presentations
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Management Case Study) Implementation of a Pharmacy Technician Residency Program in a Teaching Hospital
4:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. (Management Case Study) Transformation from a Dispensing Model to Patient-Centered Clinical Practice in a Small Urban Hospital
Monday, December 5
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Management Case Study) Using Data Analytics to Decrease Renal Failure Cost Per Case
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. All In for Specialty Pharmacy
2:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Trends in 340B: Central Distribution and Medicaid Reimbursement
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Safety & Quality Pearls 2016
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Joint Commission: Don’t Roll the Dice, Be Prepared!
2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pharmacy Practice Pearls from Around the Globe 2016
2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Overcoming the Headwinds of Change: Proactive Focus on Career Inflection Points in Women’s Leadership Advancement
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Management Case Study) Business Intelligence Strategies: Improving Access and Analysis of Ad Hoc Reports Across the Pharmacy Enterprise
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Combating Illegal Internet Pharmacy Websites: National Association of Boards of Pharmacy’s View from the Top
4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Data Science Principles of Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics: Streamlining Your Pharmacy Practice
Tuesday, December 6
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Doing the Right Things and Doing Things Right: Tips and Tricks for Relevant and Efficient Inpatient Drug Surveillance
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Washington State Pharmacist Billing for Care Services: Successful Collaboration Among Provider Associations, Health Systems, and Health Plans
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Pharmacy Technicians: Essential Pieces of the Specialty Pharmacy Puzzle
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Help After a Tragic Medication Error: The Implementation of a Second Victim Program
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Pharmacy Forecast 2017: Trends That Will Shape Your Future
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Diversion Prevention: What's a Pharmacy to Do?
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Decision 2016: An Examination of Key Pharmacy Issues Within the Context of a New Administration, Congress, and Statehouses
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (Management Case Study) Challenges of Transitioning Patients to Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT)
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Drug Accountability: Using Data and Analytics for Enhanced Inventory Management
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. A Toolkit for Pharmacy – Managing Prior Authorizations
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. FDA Update 2016: Public Health and Regulatory Initiatives Impacting Today’s Practice
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Biosimilar Savings: Lowering Prices, But Who Saves Money?
2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Report from the Field 2016: Focus Points for a Successful Joint Commission Survey
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Current Considerations for Conducting Root Cause Analysis: Developing Your Plan
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Lessons from History: Advocating Effectively for Pharmacy’s Public Policy Agenda
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Reigning in the Variants — Approaches to Using Pharmacogenomics in Clinical Medicine
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Risky Business: The Pharmacist’s Role in Population Health Management
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. USP 800: Strategies for Compliance with Handling Hazardous Drugs
2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. (Management Case Study) Lessons Learned on a Pharmacy Leadership Reorganization Journey
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Management Case Study) Navigating Pharmacy’s Relationship with the Hospital Supply Chain
Wednesday, December 7
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Results from the 2016 ASHP National Survey: The Current State of Pharmacy Practice in Hospitals
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Asking the Right Questions: Preventing Technology Adoption and Implementation Blunders
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Data and Dollars: 2017 Updates for Financial Success
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Feedback Landscape: The Artistry of Giving and Receiving Effective Feedback
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. An ISMP Update for 2017
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Management Case Study) Practice Model Transformation Across a National Health System
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Improving Care Transitions: Pharmacy-led Models
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Maximizing Your Leadership Potential: Getting the Right Woman in Charge
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Optimizing Experiential Student and Resident Layered-Learning: Advancing Clinical Services and Preceptor Development
2:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Informatics Pearls 2016: Bytes of Informatics
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The Joint Commission Update for 2017
2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. (Management Case Study) Six Months to Initiate a Self-sustaining Specialty Pharmacy
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Management Case Study) Implementation of Ambulatory Specialty Pharmacy Services in a Women’s Health Clinic: Exploring Fertile Ground
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Improving Performance on Bundled Payment Initiatives: Pharmacy’s Role on the Interdisciplinary Team
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Preceptor Development: Meeting the Standards for Continuous Preceptor Development
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Internet of Things and Pharmacy: Let’s Get Talking!
4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. (Management Case Study) Development of a Collaborative Workflow for Oncologic Viral Therapy
Thursday, December 8
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Welcome to the E-Patient Movement: Patients Becoming More Involved in Their Health Through Technology
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Implementing ISMP’s Targeted Medication Safety Best Practices
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Practice Innovations 2016: Strategies Worth Sharing
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Information Overdose! Managing an Information-saturated Environment
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Balancing Pharmacy Benchmarking, Productivity, and the Work of Clinical Pharmacists