The 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.
August – November 2014
Topic: “Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs: Opportunities, Challanges, and Clinical Pearls”
Presenter: Kerry L. LaPlante, PharmD.
Assistant Professor, University of Rhode Island
- Describe the needs and goals of an antimicrobial stewardship program
- Identify the “low hanging fruit” and opportunities for change in implementing an antimicrobial stewardship program
- 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
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