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PK/PD/PG PRN Focus Session -- Personalizing Your Practice: A Practical Guide to Implementing Pharmacogenetics at Your Institution

Sunday, October 08, 2017 from 2:15 PM to 3:45 PM MST at Phoenix Convention Center North Building Street Level: Meeting Room 121

Available for 1.50 hours of CPE credit
Activity Number: 0217-0000-17-143-L04-P
Activity Type: A Knowledge-Based Activity

  • Roseann S. Gammal, Pharm.D., BCPSModerator: Roseann S. Gammal, Pharm.D., BCPS
    Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, MCPHS University, Boston, Massachusetts
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A Step-by-Step Guide to Implementing Pharmacogenetics into Clinical Practice
2:15 PM

  • Henry  Dunnenberger, IV, Pharm.D.Speaker: Henry Dunnenberger, IV, Pharm.D.
    Director - Pharmacogenomics, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, Illinois
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Learning Objectives
1. Review foundational pharmacogenetics concepts and terminology.
2. Identify the key steps required for the successful implementation of pharmacogenetics in clinical practice.
3. Describe the development of a pharmacist-led clinical pharmacogenetics practice.
Common Challenges to Implementing Pharmacogenetic Services and Strategies to Overcome Them
2:45 PM

  • Gillian  Bell, Pharm.D.Speaker: Gillian Bell, Pharm.D.
    Personalized Medicine Program, Mission Health, Asheville, North Carolina
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Learning Objectives
1. Review the diverse practice models for the clinical implementation of pharmacogenetics.
2. identify common challenges to implementing pharmacogenetic testing in clinical practice.
3. Describe strategies to overcome pharmacogenetics implementation challenges.
Perspectives on the Implementation of Clinical Pharmacogenetics: Expert Panel Discussion
3:15 PM

  • Kristin W. Weitzel, Pharm.D., FAPhA, CDESpeaker: Kristin W. Weitzel, Pharm.D., FAPhA, CDE
    Clinical Professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research, University of Florida College of Pharmacy, Gainesville, Florida
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  • Philip E. Empey, Pharm.D., Ph.D., BCPSSpeaker: Philip E. Empey, Pharm.D., Ph.D., BCPS
    Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, School of Pharmacy; Associate Director for Pharmacogenomics, Institute for Precision Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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  • Kristine R. Crews, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPSSpeaker: Kristine R. Crews, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS
    Translational Research Laboratory Director, Pharmaceutical Sciences Department, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee
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Learning Objectives
1. Compare and contrast the diverse approaches to implmening pharmacogenetics into inpatient and outpatient clinical practices.
2. Discuss strategies to initiate pharmacogenetic testing at your institution.
3. Identify solutions to pharmacogenetics implementation challenges at your institution.