AAIP
Atlanta Academy of Institutional Pharmacy

Meetings

Jun
21
6:00 PM18:00

Myth or Reality: The Rabies Threat in the US and the Role of Postexposure Prophylaxis

Registration will begin at 6:00pm, followed by the presentations and dinner at 6:30pm. 

"Myth or Reality: The Rabies Threat in the US and the Role of Postexposure Prophylaxis" will be presented by Charles E. Rupprecht VMD, MS, PhD.  Dr Rupprecht is a paid speaker for Grifols.

The CE program will follow. "Biosimilars: Surfacin’ in the US" will be presented by Jessica C. Gorgeis, PharmD, Clinical BMT Pharmacist, Northside Hospital.

As you know, attendance to this and all AAIP meetings is restricted to members only.  Attendance is limited.  This meeting is provided at no charge to members. 

We look forward to seeing you on Thursday, June 21st!

To RSVP please use the link provided below.

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May
17
5:30 PM17:30

Annual Awards Banquet 2018

The Atlanta Academy of Institutional Pharmacy (AAIP) invites you to join us for the 2018 Annual Awards Banquet! The Exhibitor Showcase, installation of officers, and awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Ansley Golf Club located at 196 Montgomery Ferry Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30309.

Registration will begin at 5:30 pm with the Exhibitor Showcase, a tabletop exhibit hosted by notable, pharmaceutical companies and representatives. The showcase will provide AAIP members with applicable education and informative displays on various drug products. We encourage you to come early and enjoy the Exhibitors’ Showcase! Following the exhibit, the Banquet Dinner, installation of officers and CE presentations will begin at 7:00 pm.

These presentations provide 1 hour of CE for the meeting:

"Pharmacist impact on pain prescribing and control in hospitalized patients" by Eryn Thacker, PharmD, PGY1 Pharmacy Resident, Northside Hospital.

"Impact of BioFire FilmArray gastrointestinal panel on antimicrobial management of adults presenting with acute gastroenteritis" by Natalie Morgan, PharmD, PGY1 Pharmacy Resident, Piedmont Hospital.

"Outcomes of bacteremia caused by inducible  AmpC beta-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae treated with piperacillin-tazobactam" by Lisa Sagardia, PharmD, PGY 1 Pharmacy Resident, Emory University Hospital Midtown.

"Vancomycin versus linezolid for treatment of MSRA pulmonary exacerbations in hospitalized pediatric cystic fibrosis patients" by Ali Ward, PharmD, PGY 1 Pharmacy Resident, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. 

As you know, attendance to this and all AAIP meetings is restricted to members only.  Attendance is limited.  This meeting is provided at no charge to members.  One hour (0.1CEU) is provided with this meeting.

If you would like to attend this meeting, click on the RSVP link!

If you would like, please download and print the "2018 PHARMACY RESIDENT CLINICAL PEARLS" handout for the CE portion of this AAIP meeting:

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Apr
26
6:00 PM18:00

“A Breakthrough in Cardiovascular Outcomes: Jardiance® CV Outcome Study”

The next meeting of Atlanta Academy of Institutional Pharmacy will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse, located at Phipps Plaza, 3500 Peachtree Road NE Atlanta, GA 30326. Registration will begin at 6:00 pm, followed by dinner and presentations at 6:30 pm.

“A Breakthrough in Cardiovascular Outcomes: Jardiance® CV Outcome Study” will be presented by Bruce Bode, MD, FACE, a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. This is a promotional talk sponsored by Erin Sadler, a pharmaceutical representative for Boehringer Ingelheim, Inc. 

Following Dr. Bode’s presentation, Rosemary P Cross, PharmD, BCPS, a Transplant Clinical Pharmacist at Piedmont Transplant Institute, will present "Hepatitis C – A Star Wars Saga" for one hour of continuing education (0.1 CEU).

If you would like to reserve a seat for this meeting, please visit the RSVP page!
Please download the attached CE handout for this meeting: April Hepatitis C Handout

As you know, attendance to this and all AAIP meetings is restricted to members only. Attendance is limited. This meeting is provided at no charge to members. Space is limited. One hour of continuing education credit is provided with this meeting.

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Mar
13
6:00 PM18:00

Xarelto Pivotal Trials and Recently Published Real-World Evidence in NVAF and DVT/PE

The next meeting of Atlanta Academy of Institutional Pharmacy will be held on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at the Maggiano’s Little Italy, located at 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road (at Perimeter Mall) Atlanta, GA 30346.

Registration will begin at 6 pm, followed by dinner at 6:30 pm.   This is a promotional talk funded in part by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.   “Xarelto Pivotal Trials and Recently Published Real-World Evidence in NVAF and DVT/PE” will be presented by Narendra Singh, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor/Director of Clinical Research at Medical College of Georgia in August, GA.  Dr. Singh is a paid speaker for Janssen Pharmaceutical, Inc.  The meeting announcement is attached.

Following Dr. Sing’s presentation, Reno Law, PharmD, Critical Care pharmacist at Northside Hospital, will give a talk for one hour of continuing education (0.1CEU).

If you would like to reserve a seat for this meeting, please go to this link HERE 
You may also call the Janssen representative, Pardis Ansari 404-803-8189

As you know, attendance to this and all AAIP meetings is restricted to members only.  Attendance is limited.  This meeting is provided at no charge to members.   Space is limited.  One hour of continuing education credit is provided with this meeting.

 

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Feb
22
6:30 PM18:30

Understanding the Impact of Invasive Fungal Infections: Candidemia, Invasive Aspergillosis, and Invasive Mucormycosis

The next meeting of Atlanta Academy of Institutional Pharmacy will be held on Thursday, February 22, 2018, at the Atlanta Fish Market, located at 265 Pharr Road in Buckhead, Atlanta, 30305.

Registration will begin at 6:30pm, followed by dinner at 7pm.   This is a promotional talk funded in part by Astellas Pharma US, Inc.  No CE is provided.   Astellas has asked that only those who provide direct patient care attend the meeting.  Per Astellas:  "pharmaceutical company employees even though they are members of AAIP are not part of the direct patient healthcare decision making team and therefore are not appropriate to attend this promotional program".  Additionally, Astellas recognizes that VA employees are restricted by VA policy from taking the meal.  

“Understanding the Impact of Invasive Fungal Infections:  Candidemia, Invasive Aspergillosis, and Invasive Mucormycosis”, will be presented by Andrew Dold, DO, Infectious Disease Consultants in Suwanee.  Dr. Dold is a paid speaker for Astellas Pharma US, Inc.

If you would like to reserve a seat for this meeting, please go to this link:

  https://goo.gl/forms/5LIOswuLp36vxcIA2

As you know, attendance to this and all AAIP meetings are restricted to members only.  Attendance is limited.  This meeting is provided at no charge to members.   Space is limited.  No continuing education credits are provided with this meeting.

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Feb
1
6:30 PM18:30

Hazardous Drug Handling and Adopting USP 800

  • Maggiano’s Little Italy in Buckhead (map)
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The next meeting of Atlanta Academy of Institutional Pharmacy will be held on Thursday, February 1, 2018,  at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Buckhead, located at 3368 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, Atlanta, 30326 (770-730-8447).

Registration will begin at 6:30pm, followed by the presentation and dinner at 7pm.  

“Hazardous Drug Handling and Adopting USP 800” will be presented by Fred Massoomi, PharmD, FASHP, Senior Director at Visante, Inc. Dr. Massoomi is a paid speaker for Salveo Healthcare.

If you would like to reserve a seat for this meeting, please visit the RSVP LINK provided. The case-sensitive access code is GA0201

As you know, attendance to this and all AAIP meetings is restricted to members only.  Attendance is limited.  This meeting is provided at no charge to members. Space is limited.  No continuing education is provided with this meeting. 

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Jan
18
6:00 PM18:00

“Common parasites and treatment modalities in dogs and cats”

The next meeting of Atlanta Academy of Institutional Pharmacy will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018, at 103 West Restaurant, located at 103 West Paces Ferry Road in Buckhead, Atlanta, 30305.

Registration will begin at 6:00pm, followed by dinner at 6:30pm.  There will be 2 presentations for the evening.   The Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.  presentation will begin at 6:30pm with Dr. Bhimani’s presentation and dinner.  Following Dr. Bhimani’s talk,  we will have the presentation for continuing education credits.  

 “Hematologists/Oncologists’ roles for recognizing and treating iron deficiency anemia”, will be presented by Chandar Bhimani, MD, Dekalb Medical Physicians Group Atlanta Oncology Specialists in Decatur.  Dr. Bhimani is a paid speaker for Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

“Common parasites and treatment modalities in dogs and cats”  will be presented by Heather Lindell, PharmD, BSPh, RPh, DICVP, FSVHP, Assistant Director of University of Georgia Teaching Hospital for the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in Athens, Ga; and Spencer Tally, PharmD, DVM, Medical Director of Per Vet Clinic in Cartersville, Ga.  One hour of continuing education is provided with Dr. Lindell’s and Tally’s presentation.

If you would like to reserve a seat for this meeting, please go to this link:

  https://goo.gl/forms/arCleyPPQpEgEp7g1

Please click HERE to obtain the presentation powerpoint slides for this meeting! 

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Nov
16
6:00 PM18:00

Every Story Has Two Sides: Vasopressin Agonists and Antagonist in Hyponatremia

  • Atlanta Fish Market in Buckhead (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Registration will begin at 6:00pm, followed by dinner at 6:30pm.  There will be 2 presentations for the evening.   The Otsuka Pharmaceutical presentation will begin at 6:30pm with dinner, followed by Dr. Christensen’s presentation for CE.

“Hyponatremia in Heart Failure and Hyponatremia in SIADH”, will be presented by Janssen Sacro, PharmD,  Citrus Valley Health Partners in Covina, Ca.  Dr. Sacro is a paid speaker for Otsuka America Pharmaceuticals.

“Every Story Has Two Sides:  Vasopressin Agonists and Antagonist in Hyponatremia”  will be presented by Erin Christensen,  PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Pharmacist II Critical Care,  at Emory University Hospital Midtown in Atlanta.  One hour of continuing education is provided with Dr. Christensen’s presentation.

As you know, attendance to this and all AAIP meetings is restricted to members only.  Attendance is limited.  This meeting is provided at no charge to members. Space is limited.  One hour of continuing education (0.1 CEU) is provided with this meeting.

To RSVP for the event, please go to the following link:

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Oct
26
7:00 PM19:00

In-Hospital to Home: New Standards for Extended Duration VTE Prophylaxis in Acutely Ill Medical Patients

  • Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse (Phipps Plaza) (map)
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Registration will begin at 6:30pm, followed by dinner at 7:00pm.

"In-Hospital to Home: New Standards for Extended Duration VTE Prophylaxis in Acutely Ill Medical Patients" will be presented by Diane Wirth, MS, ANP-BC, CACP, at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. Ms. Wirth is a paid speaker for Portola Pharmaceuticals.

If you would like to reserve a seat for this meeting, please go to www.hlxregister.com. The reference program code is XM7R2P. The flyer for the program is available to download below. 

As you know, attendance to this and all AAIP meetings is restricted to members only. Attendance is limited. This meeting is provided at no charge to members. Space is limited. No continuing education credits are provided with this meeting.

 
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Sep
21
6:30 PM18:30

Meeting the Joint Commission’s new antimicrobial stewardship standard

Registration will begin at 6:00pm, followed by dinner at 6:30pm.  There will be 2 presentations for the evening.   The Allergan presentation will begin at 6:30pm with dinner, followed by the CE presentation.

“Avycaz:  It’s use in clinical practice” will be presented by Danny Branstetterr, MD, Infectious Diseases at WellStar Kennestone Hospital in Atlanta.  Dr. Branstetter is a paid speaker for Allergan Pharmaceuticals.

“Meeting the Joint Commission’s new antimicrobial stewardship standard”  will be presented by Joy Peterson,  PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Pharmacist in Infectious Diseases at WellStar Kenneston Hospital in Atlanta.  One hour of continuing education is provided with Dr. Peterson’s presentation.

As you know, attendance to this and all AAIP meetings is restricted to members only.  Attendance is limited.  This meeting is provided at no charge to members. Space is limited.  One hour of continuing education (0.1 CEU) is provided with this meeting.

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Sep
6
7:00 PM19:00

Immune Globulin Characteristics and Clinical Considerations of Treatment

  • Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse (map)
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"Immune Globulin Characteristics and Clinical Considerations of Treatment" is one of the Immune Globulin Stewardship Series of programs hosted by Shire Pharmaceuticals. The program will be presented by Jerry Siegel, Clinical Associate Professor at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Siegel is a paid speaker for Shire Pharmaceuticals.

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Aug
17
6:30 PM18:30

Current Issues in Immunizations

Registration will begin at 6:00pm, followed by dinner at 6:30pm.  There will be 2 presentations for the evening.   The Salix presentation will begin at 6:30pm with dinner, followed by Dr. Champion’s presentation for CE.

“Reducing the burden of cirrhosis and hepatic encephalopathy”, will be presented by Roshan Shrestha, MD, Medical Director of Liver Transplantation at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta.  Dr. Shrestha is a paid speaker for Salix Pharmaceuticals.

“Current Issues in Immunizations”  will be presented by Caroline Champion,  PharmD, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Pharmacy in Atlanta.  One hour of continuing education is provided with Dr. Champion’s presentation.

As you know, attendance to this and all AAIP meetings is restricted to members only.  Attendance is limited.  This meeting is provided at no charge to members.   Space is limited.  One hour of continuing education (0.1 CEU) is provided with this meeting.

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Jun
15
6:30 PM18:30

Insights on Novel Technology in Pain Management with Abuse Deterrent Extended-Release Opioids

Registration will begin at 6:00pm, followed by dinner at 6:30 pm. 

“Insights on Novel Technology in Pain Management with Abuse Deterrent Extended-Release Opioids” will be presented by Bruce Friedman, MD, Critical Care Co-Director of JM Still Burn Center, Professor of Medicine, Anesthiology and Perioperative Medicine in Augusta, Ga.

The next presentation, “The Steps on “OUCH!” Acute Pain Pathophysiology and Treatment”  will be presented by Kimm Freeman, PharmD, BCPS, CPE at WellStar Cobb Hospital in Atlanta.

Complimentary valet parking is provided.

Collegium has asked that no other pharmaceutical representative attend the program.

Upon reserving a seat at the meeting, you will receive a confirmation message. Space is limited.  This meeting has a promotional presentation, as well as providing one hour (0.1CEU) of continuing education credit.  This meeting is funded in part by Collegium Pharmaceuticals.

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May
18
7:00 PM19:00

Annual Banquet

Annual banquet, installation of officers, and annual awards will be presented.  Registration will begin at 5:30pm with the annual Exhibitors’ Showcase.  We will host drug company representatives displaying information on their products.  We encourage you to come early to enjoy the Exhibitors’ Showcase.

 Dinner, installation of officers and presentations will begin at 7:00 pm.

Pharmacy Resident Clinical Pearls 2017” presentations will be made by:

Hypertonic saline for inducing hypernatremia in neuro-critically ill patients” Huong Pham, PharmD, PGY1 Resident at Emory University Hospital Midtown

“Pharmacokinetic modeling of vancomycin in obese patients” Eric Trinh, PharmD, PGY1 Resident at Emory St Joseph’s Hospital

“Evaluation of nurse driven electrolyte replacement protocol in the general population at a community hospital” Brandon Cunningham, PharmD, PGY1 Resident at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

“Evaluating the effectiveness of an argatroban dosing nomogram at a community hospital”  Hayley Klein, PharmD, PGY1 Resident at Piedmont Hospital

“Implementation of pharmacy-led medication reconciliation with pharmacy technicians:  a pilot program” Adam Hill, PharmD, PGY1 Resident at Northside Hospital

After your RSVP is processed, you will receive a confirmation email.  As you know, attendance to this and all AAIP meetings is restricted to members only.  This meeting is provided at no charge to members.  Space is limited.  The program provides one hour of continuing education (0.1 CEU).

Any grievance related to administration of this program will be at the sole discretion of the AAIP Board of Directors. 

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Apr
20
6:30 PM18:30

Investigating the Benefit versus Cost of IV Acetaminophen in the Perioperative Setting

  • Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant in Buckhead (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Registration will begin at 6:00pm, followed by dinner at 6:30pm.  There will be 2 presentations for the evening.   The BTG International presentation will begin at 6:30pm with dinner, followed by Dr. Lee’s presentation for CE.

The Hidden Population:  Patients with 5-FU or Capecitibine Early-Onset, Severe Toxicity”, will be presented by Amber Draper, PharmD, BCOP, Clinical Pharmacist for Emory Winship Infusion Centers in Atlanta.  Dr. Draper is a paid speaker for BTG International, Inc.

Investigating the Benefit versus Cost of IV Acetaminophen in the Perioperative Setting”  will be presented by Collin Lee,  PharmD, BCPS, Assistant Director for Clinical and Educational Services of Emory Healthcare, Department of Pharmacy in Atlanta.  One hour of continuing education is provided with Dr. Lee’s presentation.

As you know, attendance to this and all AAIP meetings is restricted to members only.  Attendance is limited.  This meeting is provided at no charge to members. One hour of continuing education (0.1 CEU) is provided with this meeting.

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Mar
16
6:30 PM18:30

A Pan Tumor Opdivo Update

  • Atlanta Fish Market Restaurant in Buckhead (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Registration will begin at 6:00pm, followed by dinner at 6:30pm. 

 “A Pan Tumor Opdivo Update” will be presented by Mohamed Omar, RPh, PhD.  Dr. Omar is a paid speaker for Bristol –Myers Squibb.

As you know, attendance to this and all AAIP meetings is restricted to members only.  Attendance is limited.  This meeting is provided at no charge to members. This is a promotional meeting.  No continuing education credits are provided with this meeting.

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Feb
16
7:00 PM19:00

De-mystifying Ketamine

  • Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant at Perimeter Mall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Registration will begin at 6:30pm, followed by dinner at 7:00pm.  There will be 2 presentations for the evening.  Janssen Pharmaceuticals presentation will begin at 7:00pm with dinner, followed by Dr. Paciullo’s presentation for CE.

“Xarelto Pivotal Trials and Recently Published Real World Evidence in DVT/PE”, will be presented by Diane Wirth, NP, Clinical Manager Heart Failure Program at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.  Ms. Wirth is a paid speaker for Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

“De-mystifying Ketamine”  will be presented by Chris Paciullo, PharmD, BCCCP, FCCM, Pharmacy Manager, Emory University Hospital Midtown in Atlanta.  One hour of continuing education is provided with Dr. Paciullo’s presentation.

As you know, attendance to this and all AAIP meetings is restricted to members only.  Attendance is limited.  This meeting is provided at no charge to members. One hour of continuing education (0.1 CEU) is provided with this meeting.

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Jan
19
6:00 PM18:00

What's 'Pneu' with Pneumonia?

Registration will begin at 6:00pm, followed by dinner at 6:30pm.  Note that the start time is 6 pm (30 minutes earlier than usual). There will be 2 presentations for the evening. Theravance presentation will begin at 6:30pm with dinner, followed by Dr. Carroll’s presentation for CE.

“Treatment options for adult patients with hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia and ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia” will be presented by Mobolaji Ogunsakin, MD, Infections Specialists of Middle Georgia,  Navicent Health, Macon, Ga.

“What’s pneu with Pneumonia?  IDSA Guideline Update” will be presented by Victoria Carroll, PharmD, BCPS, Infectious Disease Clinical Pharmacist at Northside Hospital in Atlanta.

PROGRAM GOAL: The goal of this knowledge-based activity is to review the updated 2016 IDSA guidelines on the management of hospital-acquired (HAP) and ventilator-associated (VAP) pneumonia.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES:

  • Discuss the major changes in the 2016 IDSA/ATS HAP and VAP guidelines
  • Outline empiric antibiotic treatment options for HAP/VAP
  • Identify the optimal duration of antibiotic therapy
  • Define how to develop a HAP/VAP clinical practice guideline
  • Discuss the major changes in the 2016 IDSA/ATS HAP and VAP guidelines
  • Outline empiric antibiotic treatment options for HAP/VAP
  • Identify the optimal duration of antibiotic therapy

The Atlanta Academy of Institutional Pharmacists is an accredited provider of continuing pharmacy education by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. This program is supported in part by Theravance Biopharma.

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Feb
18
6:30 PM18:30

An Evidence-Based Approach to Support the Role of Avastin in the Treatment of First-Through Second-line Metastatic Colorectal Cancer (mCRC)

Registration will begin at 6:00pm, followed by dinner at 6:30pm. Note that this time is 30 minutes earlier than our usual registration time. 

An Evidence-Based Approach to Support the Role of Avastin in the Treatment of First-Through Second-line Metastatic Colorectal Cancer (mCRC) will be presented by Ki Chung, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine for the Greenville Health System Cancer Institute/ITOR, in Spartanburg, SC.

This is a promotional talk sponsored by Laura Freeman of Genentech. Attached is the meeting program. No CE associated with this program. 

As you know, attendance to this and all AAIP meetings is restricted to members only. Attendance is limited. This meeting is provided at no charge to members. Space is limited. No CE is provided with this meeting. Any grievance related to administration of this program will be at the sole discretion of the AAIP Board of Directors.

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