September 11 – 14, 2016    Portland, Oregon

Come Celebrate With Us!

Meeting Information
image003Selected programs are ACPE accredited; see the following for additional information.

Hop-on-Hop-Off Trolley Pass
All registrants will receive a Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley one day pass that can be used to see various Portland points of interest. VIEW MAP

Sunday, September 11th

  • 1:00 pm:  Check-in and registration at the Benson Hotel opens
    Light refreshments will be available
  • Opening reception on the Portland Spirit yacht
  • 5:00 pm Leave hotel & begin boarding Portland Spirit
    Portland Spirit is in walking distance of the Benson (rides will also be available)
  • 6:00 pm  Departure ~ 2 1/2  hour dinner cruise along the Willamette River
  • 8:30 pm  Return to hotel

Monday, September 12th

  • 7 – 8:00 am: Continental breakfast in the Crystal Ballroom
  • 8:15 am – Welcome Ceremony ~ Local welcome from dignitaries
    • NABP report, President, Hal Wand
    • AACP report, President-elect Steve Scott
  • 9:45 am – Morning break
  • 10:00 am -“RPh Contraceptive & Prescriptive Authority, Legislation, Rules & Training”
    Credit Hours 2.0 (0.2 CEUs); Fiona Karbowicz, Lorinda Anderson & Jordon Conger
  • 12 noon – Lunch in the Crystal Ballroom
  • 1:30 pm – “Pharmacy Services Standardization & Centralization & Their Effect on Patient
    Care & Students Experiential Education”
    Credit Hours: 1.0 (0.1 CEUs)Anita Clevin, Shannon Starwalt, & Jeremy Hughes
  • 2:30 pm – District/AACP business meetings
  • 3:30 pm – Afternoon break
  • 3:45 pm – “Evolution of Technicians ~ Duties & Responsibilities” (round table discussion)
    Adriane Irwin, Session Facilitator
  • 4:45 pm – Round Table Discussion Report
  • 6:00 pm –  Reception in the London Grill
  • Dinner on your own

Tuesday, September 13th

  • 7 – 8:00 am – Continental breakfast in the Crystal Ballroom
  • 8:15 am – “Specialty Pharmacy” Credit Hours: 1:75 (0.175 CEUs) Don Vidic & Jeff Mesaros
  • 9:45 am – Morning break
  • 10:00 am – NABP & AACP Hot Topics Session
  • 10:45 am – District/AACP Second Business Session
  • 11:30 am – District /AACP Business and Hot Topics Reports, Mark Johnston
  • 11:55 am – District VI 2017 meeting location announcement , Jeanne Waggener
  • 12 noon – Afternoon free time to explore Portland/the surrounding area/special excursions
  • Dinner on your own

Wednesday, September 14th

  • 7 – 8:00 am  Continental breakfast in the Mayfair Ballroom
  • 8:15 am – “Internet Fraud / .pharmacy” – Justin Macy & Jeanne Waggener
  • 10:15 am – Morning break
  • 10:30 am –“Pharmacy Self Inspection: Compliance through Education” – Gary Schnabel & OBOP Pharmacist Investigators
  • 11:30 am – Wrap up
  • Adjourn

acpe_logo1The following programs are ACPE Accredited for this Meeting

RPH Contraceptives & Prescriptive Authority, Legislation, Rules, & Training
UAN: 0036-9999- 16-150- L03-P
Credit Hours: 2.0 (0.2 CEUs)
Topic Designation: Law Related to Pharmacy Practice
Learning Objectives:

  • Outline the historical background and provide an overview of the policy and rulemaking process related to the law (2015 HB 2879)
  • Describe the Standard Procedures and rules developed by the board for the prescribing of contraceptives by pharmacists
  • Define the role and significance that pharmacist contraception-prescribing laws can have on the profession of pharmacy and for women’s health.
  • Discuss the therapeutic concepts of hormonal contraceptives and how they relate to pharmacist
  • Describe the concepts specific to pharmacists prescribing contraception, the evidence behind it, and how prescribing.
    this compares to traditional prescribing by a women’s healthcare provider.

Pharmacy Services Standardization & Centralization & Their Effects on Patient Care & Students Experiential Education
UAN: 0036-9999- 16-151- L04-P
Credit Hours: 1.0 (0.1 CEUs)
Topic Designation: General Pharmacy
Learning Objectives:

  • Describe how standardization and centralization effect patient care
  • Describe the impact of standardization and centralization on pharmacy best practices and associates policies and procedures
  • Discuss the role of student in pharmacy standardization and centralization and how this can improve patient care
  • Utilize effective precepting strategies to create quality learning opportunities for pharmacy students

Specialty Pharmacy
UAN: 0036-9999- 16-152- L04-P
Credit Hours: 1.75 (0.175 CEUs)
Topic Designation: General Pharmacy
Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss an industry overview of specialty pharmacy
  • Recognize clinical programs and requirements attached to specialty medications
  • Outline generics and other interchangeable medications in specialty pharmacy
  • Discuss specialty drug cost and cost containment considerations
  • Discuss growth of limited distribution drugs (LDDs) in the specialty market place


This program has been planned and implemented in accordance with the policies of the Accreditation Council on Pharmaceutical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Oregon State University College of Pharmacy and the Oregon Board of Pharmacy. The Oregon State University College of Pharmacy is approved by the Accreditation Council on Pharmaceutical Education as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education.

Following successful completion of the program, Statements on Credit will be issued through CPE Monitor. A CPE Monitor account and NABP e-Profile ID is required to receive Continuing Pharmaceutical Education credits..Successful completion is defined as: 1) Sign-in on session attendance sheet; 2) Participation in the pre-test administered by the presenter; 3) Completion of the online program evaluation and post-test located at within 72 hours of program attendance.

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