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Annual Conference Schedule at a Glance

Friday, April 12, 2019

7:15 am-5:00 pm  Registration & Continental Breakfast 
8:15 am

Parlaying Pearls of Experiential Education
• Piecing Together Insulin Pump Therapy
• Partnering with Ohio’s Agencies to Serve Older Adult Patients
• The Journey of Recovery from Addiction
• Student/NPX: Conversations Over Coffee (no CPE credit)

9:45 am Break (Sponsored by Anda)

9:55 am


• OTC/Self-Care Challenge (Sponsored by Kroger Pharmacy)
• Future Trends and Technologies in Pharmacy
• Comprehensive Primary Care: A Value-Based Opportunity
• Innovative Approaches to Change Opioid Prescribing Practices

11:25 am

Awards Luncheon 
OPA College Trivia Challenge (Student Activity 11:25am-12:00pm) (no CPE credit)

1:00 pm

• Angina Pectoris: Understanding the Heart of the Pain (repeat at 2:40)
• Ohio Research Forum
• Details on DOACs: Indications, Monitoring, Adherence, and More!
• Improve Patient Health Through Pharmacist-Provided Care

2:30 pm

Break (Sponsored by McKesson)

2:40 pm

• Angina Pectoris: Understanding the Heart of the Pain (repeat of 1:00)
• Ohio Innovative Practice Forum
• Side Effects: Ohio’s PBM Upheaval (Sponsored by APCI)
• C. diff Infection: Scope of Disease and Updates to Treatment

4:10 pm

Trade Show/Poster Session (Sponsored by Council of Ohio Colleges of Pharmacy)

6:00-7:00 pm

APSC & McKesson Community Pharmacists Reception

7:00 pm

Dinner in the City


Saturday, April 13, 2019

7:15 am-5:00 pm Registration & Continental Breakfast (Sponsored by CoverMyMeds)
7:15 am PAC Breakfast
7:30 am OneOme Breakfast Theatre (no CPE credit)
8:15 am

• Pharmacy Law Update 2019§ (repeated at 9:55)
• Approaches to Acute and Chronic Pain with Addictive Disease
• An Ounce of Prevention: Provision of Clinical Preventive Services
• Outcomes-based Technology Helping Pharmacists and Patients
• NPX: Leadership Throughout Your Career

9:45 am Break (Sponsored by APSC)
9:55 am

• Pharmacy Law Update 2019§ (repeat of 8:15)
• Best Practices in Medication Assisted Opioid Treatment
• Medical Marijuana Education for Patient Centered Care Practices
• Immunization Update 2019
• Student: Career Experts Panel (Sponsored by Rite Aid Pharmacy & MedPace) (no CPE credit)

11:15 am Trade Show & Lunch
1:30 pm

• Business Plan Competition 2019 (Sponsored by Cardinal Health)
• Technician Full Scope of Practice: Evidence > Emotions
• Making a Difference for Cancer Patients and Their Caregivers
• START, STOPP or Beers? Safe Medication Use in Older Adults§

3:00 pm Break (Sponsored by Compliant Pharmacy Alliance)
3:10 pm

• Optimizing Well-Being to Decrease Professional Burnout
• Pharmacogenomics: An Introduction to an Opportunity
• LDL Targets on the Management of Blood Cholesterol
• Student Law Review (no CPE credit)

4:40 pm House of Delegates
5:00 pm New Practitioner Experience (NPX) Social
5:00 pm Student Olympics
7:00 pm Under 40 Reception (Sponsored by Kroger)
8:00 pm President's Banquet (Sponsored by Kroger Pharmacy & Nationwide Children's Hospital)
9:00 pm Dessert Reception (Sponsored by Cleveland Clinic)


Sunday, April 14, 2019

7:15 am-1:00 pm Registration & Continental Breakfast 
7:15-8:15 am Past Presidents' Breakfast (invitation only) (Sponsored by Kroger)
8:15 am • New Drug Update 2019 (repeated at 9:55)
• Legislative Update 2019 (Sponsored by Cleveland Clinic)
9:45 am Break (Sponsored by IPC)
9:55 am • New Drug Update 2019 (repeat of 8:15)
• Diabetes in 2019: What's New and on the Horizon?   
11:25 am

Break (Sponsored by Pharmacists Mutual Company)

11:35 am

• Dispensing Naloxone 101: Get in Your Comfort Zone
• Functional Medicine Approach: Supplements and Nutrition

12:35 pm Annual Conference Adjournment

 § Qualifies for Ohio State Board of Pharmacy jurisprudence or patient/medication safety CPE credit


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