ALSHP Summer Meeting June 17-19, 2018

Pensacola Beach Hilton


Sunday, June 17th

11:00 am – 12:00 noon

New Practitioner's Research Forum

11:00-11:10     INTRODUCTIONS/WELCOME (Sarah Blackwell, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP; NPF Chair)

11:10-12:00     RESEARCH PRESENTERS (in order of presentation) – 0.25 hour CE credit per presentation (max – 0.75 hour)


Kayley Liuzzo, PharmD

Children’s of Alabama – Birmingham, AL

TITLE:  Fish oil-based lipid emulsion’s role in transitioning pediatric patients from plant-based to combination plant and fish oil-based lipid emulsion

Liz Steadman, PharmD

Mobile Infirmary Health System – Mobile, AL

TITLE:  Comparative bleeding rates and associated factors in patients receiving oral anticoagulation therapy

Jeanna Sewell, PharmD

Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy – Auburn, AL

TITLE:  Pharmacist led transitions of care in an indigent population

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Welcome and introductions

LeeAnn Cain

1:00 pm- 2:30 pm

(1.5 hr CE)

Law Update

Brenda Denson

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

(1.5 hr CE)

Multimodal Pain Strategies: A focus on diversion prevention, TJC recommendations, and use in the midst shortages

Karen Marlow

 2:30pm-3:30pm Student Programming: Set Yourself Apart as a Residency Candidate 
 Kelly Hester & Jeff Kyle

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Reverse Expo


 5:30pm-6:30pm  Director of Pharmacy/Pharmacy Leadership Forum

Monday, June 18th

7:00 am – 8:00 am  


8:00 am - 9:00 am 

(1 hr CE)

Gaming New Drugs and Updated Guidelines


Katie Lomax & Megan Roberts

9:00 am - 10:00 am

(1 hr CE)

Clinician Well Being and Resilience


Anne Policastri

10:00 am - 11:00 am

(1 hr CE )


Managed Care:  pharmacy market in the midst of amazon



Blake Thomas

11:00 am  - 12:00 pm

(1 hr CE)

Starting and Updating a Residency Program for Today’s Residents


Dan Gillis, Cam Speegle & Sarah Blackwell

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Student Programming: Life Pearls and words of wisdom

Katie Lomax

12:00 - 1:30 pm



2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

(1 hr CE)

Preceptor’s Forum: Giving Feedback Panel Discussion

Allison Chung, Kristen Helms, Dee Dugan

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

(1 hr CE)

Preceptor Topic:  Letters of Recommendation Panel Discussion

Jeff Kyle & Kelly Hester

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Break/Networking time


6:00-7:30 pm

Attendee and Exhibitor Opening Reception


7:30 pm

Exhibitors sponsored dinner


Tuesday, June 19th

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Continental  Breakfast


8:00 am - 9:00 am

(1 hr CE) 

Toolkit for surviving drug shortages:

A Panel Discussion

April Yarbrough, Malia Manning

9:00 am - 10:30 am 

Exhibits/snacks/poster awards


10:30am -11:30 am

(1 hr CE)

Challenges Facing Pharmacy in 2018 : Round Tables


1130 am

Closing Remarks

ALSHP Board Member


Why should you attend the ALSHP summer meeting?  We will have:

  • Networking opportunities
  • Ten hours of CE offered with topics including:
    • Diversion and pain management
    • Law and board of pharmacy update
    • Management of drug shortages
    • Burnout syndrome and other challenges facing pharmacy
    • Starting and updating residency programs
    • Writing letters of recommendation
  • Hear from new practitioners and their ongoing research
  • Student programming:
    • How to be a stand-out residency candidate
    • Networking opportunities with new practitioners

Our program has 10 hours of live CE for pharmacists, technicians and also Alabama Consultant CE.


Each year at the Summer Meeting, ALSHP sponsors a Research Poster Session as well as Research Podium Presentations in conjunction with the New Practitioners’ Forum. These are great opportunities to share innovative ideas with others and likewise learn about up and coming trends in Alabama health-system pharmacy practice.

Please click here for guidelines and submission; abstracts are due by May 4th, 2018 at 11:59 pm CT.‚Äč 

Hotel Reservation Link


The Alabama Society of Health-system Pharmacists (ALSHP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The ALSHP Summer meeting will provide up to 10 contact hours (1.0 CEUs of knowledge-based continuing education credit.

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