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Date(s) - September 13,2019 - September 15,2019
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Bally's Las Vegas


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Bally’s Las Vegas

group rate $99 Thursday night, $109 Friday night, $199 Saturday night single or double occupancy

Dr. Renee Jones, Pharm D.

Nova Southeastern University

Renee Greaves currently serves as the Director of Preceptor Development as Assistant Professor at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. She has served as the Pharmacy Operations Supervisor and Residency Coordinator of Broward Health, where she implemented clinical pharmacy programs such as HIV and antibiotic stewardships, hepatic monitoring, cardiopulmonary discharge counseling, and internal medicine clinical rounds with graduate medical education residents. She has also served as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Rutgers University School of Pharmacy where she taught didactic courses such as Infectious Disease Therapeutics and numerous electives.

Friday September 13, 2019




1.  Discuss the clinical indications for the new medications approved by the FDA.

2. Explain the various mechanisms of action for the medications discussed within this program.

3.  Recognize the clinically relevant drug interactions for the medications.

4.  Identify the most common adverse reactions for the new drug approvals.

5.  Explain the approved dosing guidelines and recommended dosage adjustments for the medications reviewed.


Colleen Terriff, PharmD, MPH, AAHIVP

Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Coordinator For Deaconess Hospital
Dr. Colleen Terriff has been a pharmacist for nearly 25 years and specializes in infectious diseases, immunizations, travel medicine and emergency preparedness and response. She has provided and overseen vaccinations in a variety of settings. Colleen is certified by both the American Pharmacists Association and Washington State Pharmacy Association in adolescent and adult vaccinations and has created a pediatric immunization training program for pharmacists. She is trained faculty for Northwest AIDS Education and Training Center and recently won Speaker of the Year Award for the Spokane Pharmacy Association. She enjoys providing medication therapy and vaccination recommendations, drug information, and patient and health care provider education.
Saturday September 14, 2019


ACPE # 0043-9999-18-015-L02-P


1.  Recognize the etiology, modes of transmission, and prevention of HIV infection.

2.  State information about lab tests used to diagnose and monitor the course of HIV infection and progression of AIDS.

3.  Identify the concepts surrounding combination antiretroviral therapy.

4.  Given a patient case, recommend what to start for initial antiretroviral therapy.

5.  State current / future strategies for a potential cure.

6.  State risk for acquiring HIV through occupational exposure (PEP).

7.  Recommend an ART regimen for pregnant HIV+ mom in labor and for baby right after birth.

8.  Identify  the antiretroviral regimen for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to reduce transmission.

9.  State the monitoring and counseling roles for pharmacist managing a patient prior to starting and during PrEP.

10.  Define 1st and 2nd prophylaxis in oppurtunistic infections.

11.  When given a patient case (i.e. mucocutaneous candidiasis, PCP, toxoplasmosis, MAC), recognize the symptoms and recommend the preferred treatment.


Sunday September 15, 2019


ACPE # 0043-9999-17-024-L01-P
1.  Identify “stand” term to route of drug administration.
2.  Match sequela of drug abuse (i.e. withdrawal, addiction) and state other medical consequences.
3.  Identify the signs and symptoms of synthetic cannabinoid toxicity.
4.  For meth, heroin and marijuana, identify the main positive and negative effects.
5.  Identify general treatment/antidote strategies to treat meth overdose.
6.  When given a patient case, recommend a dose and route of naloxone.
7.  State how soon and how long key drugs of abuse are detected in urine screening tests.
8.  Define bioterrorism and differentiate intentional versus unintentional acts.
9.  Identify which of the discussed Category A bioterrorism agents have caused recent outbreaks in the U.S.
10.  Select the most appropriate treatment plan for the different forms of anthrax for adults, pediatrics, and pregnant patients.
11. State the correct duration of PEP and treatment for inhalation plague.
12. Describe the supportive measures that are recommended for the treatment of Ebola virus disease.
13. Identify symptoms that commonly present in patient who has contracted measles.
14. Recommend appropriate precautions to travelers at risk for Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome.
15. Classify common infectious disease outbreaks linked to natural disasters and reasons for these outbreaks.
16. List recommended vaccinations for displaced persons and responders assisting with recovery efforts in the U.S. after a natural disaster.


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