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Practice Advancement Forum

Practice Advancement Forum
June 7, 2018
Des Moines Marriott Downtown, Des Moines, IA
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The Practice Advancement Forum brings together pharmacists and pharmacy residents from all practice settings to collaborate and create a foundation for practice advancement across the state. The 2018 forum will feature a revamped format that will showcase many of the projects that pharmacists and pharmacy residents are doing across the state to drive practice innovation.
The day will feature two keynotes focused on advances in diabetes care, one by Erin Newkirk, PharmD, and the second by Jon Knezevich, PharmD, BCPS, and three breakout sessions. Each breakout session will feature three tracks, each covering a different theme. Each of those tracks will feature a 10-minute clinical pearl followed by focused presentations from Iowa pharmacy residents on their innovative research projects.
We are excited about the new format that will provide a day filled with ideas to inspire, invigorate, and implement at your practice. This year’s forum will once again be held the day before IPA’s Annual Meeting at the same location, making it convenient to attend both of these important events.


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Reserve your room at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown before May 16 to secure room block rate of $129.00. Make your online reservation at the IPA Annual Meeting group rate HERE.

Schedule at a Glance

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8:45-9:00 am Welcome
9:00-10:15 am Keynote: Advancements in Diabetes Care - Continuous Glucose Monitoring 
Erin Newkirk, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist, Ambulatory
Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin
10:15-10:30 am Break
10:30-11:30 am Breakout Session 1
                Room 1:  Transitions of Care & MTM (Employee-Based)
                Room 2:  Antimicrobial Stewardship – Outcomes
                Room 3:  Time & Inventory Management Strategies
11:30-12:30 pm Lunch
12:30-1:30 pm Keynote: Opportunities in Diabetes Stewardship
Jon T. Knezevich, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Case Management Coordinator - Diabetes
Pharmaceutical and Nutrition Care
Nebraska Medicine
1:30-2:30 pm Breakout Session 2
                Room 1:  Transitions of Care & MTM (Community-Based)
                Room 2:  Antimicrobial Stewardship – Standards of Care
                Room 3:  Adverse Drug Events
2:30-2:40 pm Break
2:40-4:55  2:40-4:45 Breakout Session 3
                Room 1:  Transitions of Care & MTM (Disease Management Programs)
                Room 2:  Antimicrobial Stewardship – Outcomes
                Room 3:  Behavioral Health
5:00 pm Adjourn