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2020 Virtual Meeting Agenda

(Agenda Subject to Change)


Saturday, July 25th, 2020 (4.0 hours of CPE Available)


7:30 - 8:00 a.m.            Log-In and Mingle!


8:00 - 8:50 a.m.            Welcome / Annual Membership Meeting

8:50 - 9:00 a.m.            Commercial Break


9:00 - 10:00 a.m.          CONTINUING PHARMACY EDUCATION

Legislative Update 2020


Faculty: Senator Fred Mills, RPh, Louisiana Senate


Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians  will be able to explain 2020 legislation relative to pharmacy in Louisiana; implement necessary
changes in pharmacy to comply with changes; identify regulatory bodies and their impact on pharmacy; list methods of effectively communicating with legislators and regulators.


10:00 - 10:30  a.m.      Commercial Break 

10:10 - 10:30 a.m.       Poster Sessions (Part 1) Prior Review of Abstracts Required for Completion; Presenting Faculty Available for Q&A

     10:10—10:15 a.m. Presentation 1: Assessing Louisiana Pharmacists’ Readiness to Dispense Naloxone and Counsel on
Responding to Opioid Overdoses

Presenting Faculty: Stephen Hill, PharmD, BCPS. Additional Authors: Rachel Pecora, PharmD Candidate; Tori Griggs, PharmD
Candidate; Matthew Hymel, PharmD; Carleigh Roberts, PharmD
Pharmacists will be able to examine pharmacists’ ability to educate patients about Naloxone and their readiness to dispense Naloxone,
and analyze pharmacists’ need for additional training on Naloxone and Opioid Overdose.

10:18—10:23 a.m. Presentation 2: The Effects of Exposure Factors on Hypertension and Hyperlipidemia Prevalence and Control
in Patients with Uncontrolled Diabetes

Presenting Faculty: Teresa Gennaro, PharmD Candidate. Additional Authors: Alexis Gaspard, PharmD Candidate; Jonathan Lin, PharmD
Candidate; Samah Hammad, PharmD Candidate; Daniel Sarpong, PhD; Ifeanyi Onor, PharmD; Fahamina Ahmed, PharmD
Pharmacists will be able to identify patients with uncontrolled diabetes who also have additional chronic disease states
(i.e., Hypertension and Hyperlipidemia) and determine the level of control of each condition; Examine the association of exposure factors
(gender, race, employment status and smoking status) on hypertension and hyperlipidemia prevalence and control in patients with uncontrolled

10:25—10:30 a.m. Presentation 3: Knowledge, Perception, and Experience of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection Among
Doctorate Candidates: A Pilot Study

Presenting Faculty: Tori Wiley, PharmD Candidate. Additional Author: LaKeisha Williams, PharmD, MSPH
Pharmacists will be able to discuss the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection and current data in the United States, and examine the knowledge base,
perception and experience of doctorate candidates regarding the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection.

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.       CONTINUING PHARMACY EDUCATION

2020 Immunization Update

Faculty: LaKeisha Williams, PharmD, MSPH, Clinical Assistant Professor, Xavier University College of Pharmacy


Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians will be able to list important updates to the most current vaccine recommendations for adults and children;
apply 2020 changes in adult and pediatric immunization schedules to pharmacy practice; and summarize information regarding newly available vaccines and
those in development phases.


11:30 – 12:00 p.m.       Poster Sessions (Part 2) Prior Review of Abstracts Required for Completion; Presenting Faculty Available for Q&A

11:35—11:40 a.m. Presentation 1: Should Co-Curricular Activities be a Volunteer or Mandatory Experience?

Presenting Faculty: Marcela Hincapie, PharmD Candidate. Additional Authors: Maria Fonseca, PharmD Candidate;
                                                Yenesia Palmisano, PharmD Candidate
Pharmacists will be able to summarize the type of co-curricular activities completed by students in the pharmacy curriculum;
                                                discuss the impact of making the report of these activities mandatory; propose a revision of definition and classification of
                                                co-curricular activities; analyze the applicability of activities to the continued profession

11:42—11:47 a.m. Presentation 2: Do Prescription Processing Exercises Improve Students’ Attitudes and Perceptions of
                                                Prescription Processing During Community IPPE?

Presenting Faculty: Anthony L. Walker, PharmD. Additional Authors: Agape Skinner, PharmD Candidate; Maletta Kokoricha, PharmD Candidate;
                                                Stacy Starks, PhD
                                                Pharmacists will be able to compare student pharmacists' perceptions of prescription insurance processing after practicing with simulated
                                                prescription processing
exercises, including prescription insurance, in contrast with similar students who did not have the prescription insurance
                                                in their simulated prescription processing exercises; describe an important goal of the Integrated Laboratory Sequence-II course at
                                                ULM College of Pharmacy; define two research tools that were used to conduct this study

11:50—11:55 a.m. Presentation 3: Students’ Attitudes and Perceptions of Prescription Insurance Processing Exercises in
                                                Pharmacy Practice Lab as a Primer for Community IPPE

Presenting Faculty: Agape Skinner, PharmD Candidate. Additional Authors: Maletta Kokoricha, PharmD Candidate; Stacy Starks, PhD;
                                                Anthony Walker, PharmD

Pharmacists will be able to identify the impact of simulated exercises on student learning; learn ways to prepare students for Community
                                                IPPE; identify how practice exercises improve student confidence.

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.         Lunch Break - (grab lunch and mingle online!)

1:00 – 1:30 p.m.           Awards Recognition / Induction of 20-21 LPA Board of Directors

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.           CONTINUING PHARMACY EDUCATION

Introducing Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Faculty: Angela Dixon, Save CENLA


Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians will be able to describe the skills needed for the life assisting, suicide first aid; identify
stigma associated with suicide; describe the Pathway for Life Assisting (PAL); outline the structural aspects of interventions; and
describe the opportunites for community collaboration to assist in-need patients.


2:30 p.m.                       Closing Remarks

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