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Featuring 21 educational sessions on timely topics for a variety of practice settings, the 2022 KPhA Annual Meeting & Trade Show has something for everyone! Pharmacists and Technicians can earn up to 12 hours of continuing education credit. Plus, a bonus pre-conference Mental Health First Aid course!

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Schedule is subject to change.

Date/Time Event Location
Thursday, Sept. 22
8a-5p Pre-Conference Session: Mental Health First Aid             Register Here
(space is limited to 20 people; registration is separate from the conference)
Ramada - Jefferson
6:30-8:30p President's Reception Townsite 16 Ballroom
9-11p Vendor Showcase Sponsored by Premier & BRMS
The Tee Box
Friday, Sept. 23
7:30-9:30a Registration Open Ramada Regency Lobby
8:30-9a Welcome Ramada - Grand Ballroom
9:15-10:15a Immunization Update 2022
Amanda Applegate, PharmD, BCACP, Kansas Pharmacists Association
Ramada - Grand Ballroom
10a Vendor check-in Townsite Avenue Ballroom
10:30-11:30a Criminal Drug Diversion
Todd Hixson, Drug Intelligence Officer, Midwest HIDTA
Ramada - Regency E
10:30-11:30a Remote Patient Monitoring Program Implementation and Outcomes
John Rosa, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist, Tria Health
Ramada - Regency W
11:30a-5p Registration Open Townsite Avenue Ballroom
Noon-1p CPESN Luminary Lunch Townsite 16SE
Noon-2p Trade Show & Lunch Townsite Avenue Ballroom

Let's Chat: Academy Breakouts
Owners - T16; Comm. - T16; Health Sys. - rm330; Man. Care - rm1330; Tech - Townsite Commons

Townsite, various rooms
3:15-4:15p Advocating for Yourself and Your Profession
Aaron Dunkel, Kansas Pharmacists Association
Townsite 16 Ballroom
3:15-4:15p Navigating HIV Prevention. Are You PrEPed?
Frank Fanizza, PharmD, BCACP, AAHIVP, Clinical Lead Pharmacist, University Health Truman Medical Center
Townsite 3, rm 330
3:15-4:15p More Than A Technician: Expanding the Role of Pharmacy Student Learners in the Workplace
Jessica Bates, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Associate Professor/Asst Director of Experiential Education, University of Kansas School of Pharmacy
Townsite 13, rm 1330
4:45-5:45p GENERAL SESSION: A Changing Kansas: Implications for Health and Communities
D. Charles Hunt, MPH, Deputy Director, Johnson County Department of Health and Environment
Townsite 16 Ballroom
6-8p Vendor Tailgate Townsite Courtyard
8-9p Student-Sponsor Mixer Axe & Ale
9p-1a Hospitality Suite Open Ramada - Madison
Saturday, Sept. 24
7-8:30a CURRUS Annual Meeting Breakfast
Ramada - Jefferson
7:15a-4p Registration Open // Silent Auction Bidding Starts Townsite Lobby
8-9a TECHNICIAN TRAINING DAY: Training and Retaining Pharmacy Technicians
Morgan Moellinger, CPhT, HR Director/Training Coordinator, El Dorado TrueCare Pharmacy
Townsite, TP3NE
9:15-10:15a TECHNICIAN TRAINING DAY: Understanding Insulin Therapy
Lawrence Davidow, PhD, RPh, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Kansas School of Pharmacy
Townsite, TP3NE
8-9a Solving America's Healthcare Crisis - Deaths Related to Adverse Drug Events
Mindy Smith, BSPharm, RPh, MHA, CMWA, Senior Vice President of Government & Professional Affairs, Tabula Rasa HealthCare
Townsite 16 Ballroom
8-9a Putting the Success in Succession Planning
Ryan Hellmer, BA, Senior Vice-President & Trust Officer, CoreFirst Bank & Trust
Townsite 3, rm 330
8-9a Immunology 101: The Basic Science Behind Cutting Edge Therapies
Susan King, PharmD, BCGP, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Kansas School of Pharmacy
Townsite 13, rm 1330
9:15-10:15a Best Practices in Overcoming Vaccine Hesitancy
Emily Prohaska, PharmD, BCACP, BCGP, FAPhA, Coordinator, Ambulatory Pharmacy Services, LMH Health; Karen Braman, RPh, MS, Senior Vice President Clinical and Strategic Initiatives, Kansas Hospital Association
Townsite 16 Ballroom
9:15-10:15a Pharmacologic Management of Episodic and Chronic Migraine
Mary Beth Dameron, PharmD, BCACP, Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist, Univeristy Health
Townsite 3, rm 330
9:15-10:15a Interviewing for the Right Fit
Nick Schulte, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Ambulatory & PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director, Stormont Vail Health; Munjal Attawala, PharmD, BCPS, Pharmacy Practice Specialist, Stormont Vail Health
Townsite 13, rm 1330
9:15-10:15a Reverse Trade Show (owners/health systems managers only) Townsite Plaza
10a-4p VIP Break Room Open Townsite 16 NE
10:45a-12:15p KEYNOTE: Mindful Well Being: How Mindful Practices Help Balance Brain and Body
Kim Colegrove, owner, Pause First Academy
Townsite Avenue Ballroom
12:15-2p LUNCH & LEARN: Learn to Pause: 3 Daily Habits for Stress Reduction and Self-Regulation
Kim Colegrove, owner, Pause First Academy
Townsite Avenue Ballroom
12:30-2p KPF Annual Meeting Luncheon Townsite 16 SE
2:15-3:45p GENERAL SESSION: Kansas Board of Pharmacy Annual Update
Alexandra Blasi, JD, MBA, Executive Director, Kansas Board of Pharmacy
Townsite 16 Ballroom
3:30-4:30p Poster Presentations Townsite Lobby
4-5p CPESN Happy Hour Townsite 16 SE Hall
5-10p Silent Auction & Awards Gala
5-6:30p KPF Silent Auction
6:30-7:30p Dinner & Entertainment
7:45-8:45p Awards
9-9:30p Auction Paintings
Townsite Avenue Ballroom
9:30p-1a Hospitality Suite Open Ramada - Madison
Sunday, Sept. 25
6:45-7:45a KNPN Breakfast - So You Wanna be a Pharmacist Q&A
Sponsored by Velocity Wealth Management
Ramada - Jefferson
8a-12p Registration Open Townsite Lobby
8:30-9:30a PANEL: New Drug Update
Tessa Schnelle, PharmD, DPLA, Lead Clinical Pharmacist & Clinical Coordinator, Osawatomie State Hospital; Amanda Applegate, PharmD, BCACP, Kansas Pharmacists Association
Townsite 3, rm 330
8:30-9:30a PANEL: Make More Money: Letting Technicians Practice at the Top of Their License
Morgan Moellinger, CPhT, HR Director/Training Coordinator, El Dorado TrueCare Pharmacy; Dared Price, PharmD, owner, Damm Pharmacies and Graves Drugs; Nate Rockers, PharmD, owner, Rockers Pharmacy
Townsite 13, rm 1330
9:45-10:45a GENERAL SESSION: Self Care Challenge
Hosted by Kristen Powell, PharmD, Genoa Healthcare
Townsite 16 Ballroom
11a-noon KPhA Annual Meeting Townsite Avenue Ballroom


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