NISHP CPE Program - 1-17-2018 - LDL Levels

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join us for a NISHP Double Feature Program taking place at Parkers' Restaurant & Bar on Wednesday, January 17, 2018!
Parkers' Restaurant & Bar | 1000 31st Street | Downers Grove, IL | (630) 960-5600

Please note, this is a 2-part event and registration is required.
Information about the programs, plus registration links are below.

Part 1
Clinical Trial Results Complemented by a Real-World Database Analysis of a Medicare Non-valvular Atrial Fibrillation Population
Speaker: Vicki L. Groo, PharmD
Clinical Associate Professor/Cardiovascular Clinic
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, Chicago, IL

Provided by Bristol-Myers Squibb

Registration and dinner will begin at 6:00 pm
Presentation will be 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm

Part 1 is NOT available for CPE credit.
Meeting ID: 

In accordance with the PhRMA Code on interactions with Healthcare Professionals, attendance at this educational program is limited to healthcare professionals. As such, attendance by guests or spouses is not permitted.

By accepting any food and/or refreshments at this program, you represent that neither your employer nor the particular state(s) in which you are licensed impose restrictions that preclude you from accepting these items. This invitation is non-transferrable.

Part 2
LDL Levels and Cardiovascular Risk Reduction: Are Statins Enough? 
Erika Hellenbart, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Assistant Professor/Clinical Pharmacist
UIC College of Pharmacy and Hospital and Health Sciences System, Chicago, IL

Emily Armgardt, PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
UIC College of Pharmacy and Hospital and Health Sciences System, Chicago, IL

Presentation will be 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This is an independent program provided by ICHP.

Learning Objectives for Pharmacists:
  1. Describe the differences in guideline recommendations regarding LDL targets and monitoring.
  2. Review the correlation between LDL levels, carfiovascular outcomes, and neurocognitive effects.
  3. Considering both clinical and financial factors, select patients in which additional non-statin therapy is appropriate.
 Learning Objectives for Pharmacy Technicians:
  1. Describe risks and benefits of medically lowering LDL levels.
  2. Identify guideline-directed medication options for non-statin therapy use.
  3. Discuss potential barriers for a patient to access and fill a prescription for a non-statin agent.

official%20acpe%20logo.jpgAccreditation: The Illinois Council of Health System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity provides 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education credit.

 ACPE Universal Activity Numbers:  0121-0000-18-007-L01-P

Type of Activity: Knowledge-based 

Target Audience: Health-System Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians 

PTCB requires CPhTs to submit 20 hours of pharmacy technician-specific (T-specific) continuing pharmacy education (CPE) to qualify for recertification. Pharmacy technicians will no long be able to use Pharmacist only or P-specific CPE. In addition, PTCB will reduce the number of allowable CPE hours earned through in-service training from 10 to 5. Please advise all pharmacy technicians at your site of this pending change. As an ACPE accredited provider, ICHP will continue to include Technician specific programming in most if not all of our CPE programming. 

CPE Monitor: When registering for this program, you will be required to provide your NABP eProfile ID# and Birthday (MMDD) when registering for this meeting. This information is required by any participants seeking CPE credit. Visit for information about CPE Monitor and how to obtain your NABP ID.

This program is free to ICHP members. You must register online in advance to attend this program. However, those who do not attend and do not cancel at least 48 hours prior to the program will be charged $50 to cover expenses. If you do attend the meeting or cancel in the specified time, you will not be charged a fee. Seating is limited. 
Please bring a copy of your e-mail registration verification with you to the meeting.
Meeting space is limited, please register early.

Student registrations will be limited to the first 10 students who register.

Registration is now closed.

  Part 1 is NOT available for CPE credit.


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