Long Term Care Pharmacy Forum

Long-term care pharmacies and organizations face a myriad of unique obstacles which have only been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. IPA’s Long Term Care Pharmacy Forum is tailored towards pharmacy professionals caring for complex patient populations in long-term care pharmacy, consulting, and leadership roles. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from Iowa leaders spanning across a variety of organizations regarding topics including the COVID-19 vaccine, social impact of the pandemic on residents, and the future of providing care to patients.

All ENGAGED Pharmacist members, Pharmacy Technician members, and Student Pharmacist members are welcome to attend and participate in problem-solving, idea sharing, and unique networking opportunities!

January 20, 2021
9:00 AM–12:00 PM

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Agenda at a Glance – Wednesday, Jan. 20

9:00 AM
Opening Remarks

Kate Gainer, PharmD, Executive Vice President & CEO, IPA

Diane Reist, BS Pharm, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, UIHC, IPA President

9:15 AM
Operation Warp Speed

Lindsey Ludwig, BS, Executive Director, Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network (CPESN)

Chad Worz, PharmD, BCGP, Executive Director & CEO, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP)

Jeff Reist, BS, PharmD, BCPSClinical Associate Professor, University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacist, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Family Medicine Geriatric Clinic (Facilitator)

10:00 AM

Social Impact of COVID-19

Kim Bergen Jackson, PhD, RN-BC, LNHA, Administrator, Oaknoll Retirement Residence, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Iowa College of Nursing

Sharmi Patel, PharmD, MBA, Executive Fellow , Iowa Pharmacy Association (Facilitator)

10:45 AM
“5 for 5” Networking Session - Every 5 minutes, network with a new group of 5 and meet pharmacy professionals that share your passion for senior care!
11:10 AM

The Future of Long Term Care

Mark Branum, PharmD, BCGP, Staff Pharmacist, Donlon Pharmacy, Independent Consultant Pharmacist

Mark McMullen, BS Pharm, BCGP, General Manager, Pharmacist, Main Healthcare Pharmacy

Kristin Meyer, PharmD, CGP, CACP, FASCP, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Speaker of the House, Iowa Pharmacy Association (Facilitator)

11:50 AM
Closing Remarks
Kate Gainer, PharmD, Executive Vice President & CEO, IPA