AAIP
Atlanta Academy of Institutional Pharmacy

Meetings


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)
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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:

https://goo.gl/forms/ApqI5Eg2dPDV8q4h2

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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

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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)
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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)
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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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