MPA Law and Policy Symposium To Be Held Virtually on April 28
The MPA Law and Policy Symposium will be offered as a virtual event delivered by webinar and will provide 5.0 hours of LIVE continuing education credit.
Registrations will be accepted until 4 p.m. on April 26, 2021. Instructions to access the virtual Symposium will be emailed to registrants before 4 p.m. on April 27. Click here to register online.
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MPA Pharmacist Member $75
Pharmacist Nonmember $150
MPA Technician Member $30
Technician Nonmember $60
MPA Student Member $15
Student Nonmember $30
A LIVE Virtual Meeting Delivered by Webinar Offering 5.0 Hours of Credit
9-10 a.m. – DRUG SUPPLY CHAIN SECURITY ACT AND COUNTERFEIT DRUGS
Ilisa Bernstein, Pharm.D., JD, senior vice president, pharmacy practice and government affairs, American Pharmacists Association, North Bethesda, Md. and Shabbir Imber Safdar, executive director, Partnership for Safe Medicines, San Francisco, Calif.
10-10:10 a.m. – BREAK
10:10-11:10 a.m. – FDA AND HEALTH-SYSTEM PHARMACY COMPOUNDING
Rosilend Lawson, branch chief, Division of Compounding Policy and Outreach, Office of Compounding Quality and Compliance, US Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Md. and Tom Kraus, vice president, government relations, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Washington, D.C.
11:20 a.m.-12:20 p.m. – PHARMACY LAW AND ETHICS UPDATE
Kim Sveska, R.Ph., JD, principle, lawyer, Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, Milford, Mich.
12:20-1 p.m. – LUNCH BREAK
1-2 p.m. – DEA OVERVIEW: METHODS OF DIVERSION AND DRUG TRENDS
Kathy Federico, diversion program manager, Drug Enforcement Agency, Detroit, Mich.
2-2:10 p.m. – BREAK
2:10–3:10 p.m. – PHARMACY LAW AND REGULATORY UPDATE
Farah Jalloul, Pharm.D., director of professional development, Michigan Pharmacists Association, Lansing, Mich. and Brian Sapita, manager of government affairs, Michigan Pharmacists Association, Lansing, Mich.
At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:
1. Discuss the Drug Chain Security Act and the pharmacist’s role.
2. Explain how pharmacists can protect patients from getting substandard and counterfeit drugs.
3. Identify changes to Michigan Administrative rules related to ethics effecting pharmacy professionals.
4. Discuss Food and Drug Administration compounding and compounding within a health-system pharmacy practice.
5. Discuss the Controlled Substances Act and its implementing regulations regarding controlled substance prescriptions.
6. Discuss relevant changes to pharmacy law and policy taking effect in 2021 and how to be in compliance.
CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY
Refunds (minus a $20 administrative fee) will be granted for cancellations received in writing (postmark or fax date) by April 25, 2021. Cancellations received after April 25, 2021, no-shows or changes made to registrations onsite will not be refunded. Refunds will not be provided for inclement weather, nor will refunds be given for registration errors caused by the participant. Refund requests should be sent to MPA Director of Education Mary Farrington.