Mid-Winter Meeting- Jackson

02/16/2020 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM CST

Admission

  • $149.00

Location

UM School of Pharmacy in Jackson
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39216
Building Number: Auditorium

Summary

The 2020 Mid- Winter Meeting will be held at the School of Pharmacy in Jackson on Sunday, February 16, 2020. This event will count for four live CE hours, two of which count toward opioid/drugs of abuse.

MPhA Member- $99.00
Non-Member- $149.00

Description

Speakers Titles and Objectives


Terri R. Kirby, BSPharm, RPh, CPM

Pharmacy Director

Mississippi Department of Medicaid
2020 Medicaid Pharmacy Update
Objective:

  • Medicaid policies and procedures as they relate to pharmacy


Sheri M. Atwood, R.Ph.

Director of Compliance

Board of Pharmacy

Mississippi Board of Pharmacy Update
Objective:

  • Inform pharmacists of the regulation changes for prescribing
  • Mississippi Pharmacy Practice Regulation revisions
  • Diversion in pharmacy

Tripp Dixon, PharmD

The Fluoroquinolone Effect
Objectives:

  • Review the spectrum of antimicrobial activity and approved indications for fluoroquinolone antibiotics
  • Discuss updated FDA warnings and precautions associated with the fluoroquinolone class
  • Explain the correlation between the use of fluoroquinolones and the development antibiotic-resistant organisms
  • Discuss the appropriate use and stewardship of fluoroquinolone antimicrobials

Buddy Ogletree, PharmD
Non-controlled Drugs of Abuse
Objectives:

  • Describe what is meant by the term, “Drug abuse.”
  • List some medications abused because of their ability to enhance other drugs.
  • Recognize medications often abused despite their non-controlled status.