Welcome to the MSHP Community

10016571_sThe Maine Society of Health-System Pharmacists (MSHP) is a professional organization consisting of pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and other related professionals who practice in health-system (Hospital, Home Health Care, etc.) and community pharmacy settings.  MSHP was established in 1972 and is an affiliated state chapter of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

Upcoming Events

August – November 2014

MSHP August Dinner CE and Board Meeting @ Harraseeket Inn
Aug 21 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Topic: “Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs: Opportunities, Challanges, and Clinical Pearls”

Presenter: Kerry L. LaPlante, PharmD.
Assistant Professor, University of Rhode Island

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the needs and goals of an antimicrobial stewardship program
  2. Identify the “low hanging fruit” and opportunities for change in implementing an antimicrobial stewardship program
  3. Learn several “clinical pearls” (small bits of free standing, clinically relevant information) that are useful in antimicrobial stewardship

Requirements for Receiving CE Credit:

  • Successful completion of post-presentation questions
  • Participation at live program
  • Complete program evaulation form

This program is approved under program provider #0837-9999-14-054-L01-P and #0837-9999-14-054-L01-T by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education for 1.0 contact hours or 0.1 CEU’s​

University of New England College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of Continuing Education


Statement of Disclosure: Disclosure will be made on the day of the program regarding any interest or affiliation a speaker may have with a supporting organization. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

1 hour of ACPE-approved Continuing Education for Pharmacists & Technicians.

6 – 6:30 pm Meet and Greet – Fruit and Cheese – Cash Bar
6:30 – 8 pm Presentation and Dinner

Patient Safety Academy 2014 @ Abromson Center
Sep 5 @ 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Patient Safety Academy 2014 September 5th Brochure

Patient Safety Academy 2014
Friday,  September 5, 2014
Abromson Center, University of  Southern Maine, Portland campus

For directions to the Abromson Center click  here

The 5th Annual Patient Safety Academy is open to anyone  interested or engaged in patient safety activities. Join colleagues and meet new  friends in this day-long interdisciplinary event. Workshops will provide  skill-building and educational lessons in the areas of infection prevention,  pharmacy, patient engagement, health information technology, and  more!

NEW: This year we will be featuring best practice  displays. Visit our webpage to  submit your best practice poster.

We will again honor Patient Safety leaders with the Rising Tide Award. Visit our webpage to nominate someone for  Rising Tide Award.

Our plenary speakers  are Kimberly Galt, PharmD, PhD, FASHP, FNAP, Professor, School of  Pharmacy and Health Professions and Principal Scientist, Center for Health  Services Research and Patient Safety (CHRP), Creighton University, and Tejal  Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS, President of the National Patient Safety Foundation  and the Lucian Leape Institute.

Look for a full agenda of  workshops to choose from on the Patient Safety Academy website.
Attendees will be provided with descriptions and speaker handouts for all  workshops upon arrival.

NEW in 2014: Continuing Nursing  Education and Pharmacy Continuing Education credits will be available for  eligible participants.

FMI: Contact Judy Tupper, DHEd, CHES, CPPS
at jtupper@usm.maine.edu

MSHP Board Meeting @ Virtual Meeting
Sep 24 @ 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
MSHP Annual Meeting – Save the Date! @ Holiday Inn by the Bay Portland
Nov 1 all-day
MSHP Board Meeting @ Holiday Inn by the Bay Portland
Nov 1 @ 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM