UBC CPPD Pharmacy Update 2017 Conference
Do you want to stay abreast of the complex issues the Pharmacy profession is facing today?
Are you interested in learning and sharing new knowledge, meeting and collaborating with health care experts and pharmacy colleagues, and gaining greater understanding of how you can serve the needs of your patients?
If your answer is yes, then Update 2017 is not to be missed!
Join us for our annual, full-day UBC CPPD Pharmacy Update 2017 Conference, scheduled for Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Learn from clinical experts, along with your colleagues, while earning 6 CEUs of accredited, continuing pharmacy professional development that may be used to fully satisfy your annual accredited CE requirement for licensure.
We are pleased to announce an exciting agenda which includes educational sessions on:
- The role of the pharmacist in medical abortion services in BC
- The use of Complementary and Alternative Medicines in pediatric/adolescent mental health conditions
- How to (fearlessly) critically appraise a randomized controlled trial (RCT) in 10 minutes
- Best practices for pharmacists in treating and managing care of minor wounds
- Strategies for optimizing inhaler techniques in respiratory care, including new inhaler products
- Optimizing immunization strategies, making recommendations for your patients
- Understanding both prescription and herbal cannabinoid use for medical purposes
- The impact of the current BC and national opioid/fentanyl crisis on your pharmacy practice
Educational sessions include both large group didactic sessions and smaller group workshop sessions. Registration in each workshop is limited.
For more detailed program information see the Update 2017 Brochure.
Registration is now open! Secure your spot here!
Sheryl Peterson, BSc (Agr), BSc (Pharm), RPh
Sheryl has diverse practice experience in community pharmacy, regulatory affairs and academia. She is currently the Associate Director of Continuing Pharmacy Professional Development (CPPD) and a lecturer in Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences (FoPS) at the University of British Columbia (UBC). In this role, she develops, delivers, accredits, manages and evaluates continuing professional development for pharmacy professionals and provides educational support to the undergraduate curriculum. She has developed an interest and expertise in the use of a variety of learning formats and engaging technologies to accommodate different learning styles and/or learners with barriers associated with time or geography. Through education and experience Sheryl has established many collaborative partnerships and has developed innovative learning opportunities to enhance the knowledge, skills, abilities and attitudes of learners and support the advancement of pharmacy practice and specialized pharmaceutical care. She had been a presenter at regional, national and international conferences.