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2017 PSW Senior Care Conference

Wednesday, March 15 - Thursday, March 16

Milwaukee Marriott West
W231 N1600 Corporate Ct.
Waukesha, WI 53186

For reservations please call the hotel directly at 1.877.651.7666 and identify yourself as part of the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin or click here to BOOK NOW. Reservations must be made prior to February 28, 2017 to receive the group rate. Standard guest room rate: $119 plus tax.


Pre-conference Workshop Program

Wednesday, March 15
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Light Lunch/Arrivals
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Welcome & Workshop Overview, UTI Overview and Survey Process 
Angela Studnicka, PharmD
Chair, PSW Senior & Long Term Care Section Board
Director of Pharmacy, Oakwood Lutheran Senior Ministies, Madison

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Overview
Ashlie Dowdell
Surveillance Coordinator, Healthcare-Associated Infections Prevention Program, Wisconsin Division of Public Health
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Toolkit: When to Test
Anna Eslinger, RN, WCC
Infection Preventionist, Dove Healthcare - Wissota Health & Regional Vent Center, Chippewa Falls
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm Bugs and Drugs Review: Treating UTI
Lynne Fehrenbacher, PharmD, BCPS-ID
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Concordia University Wisconsin School of Pharmacy, Mequon
3:45 pm - 4:15 pm Collaborative Practice Agreement Development
Kimberly McDevitt
Student Pharmacist, Concordia University Wisconsin School of Pharmacy, Mequon
Matt Palmer, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist, AlixaRx
4:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Reception, Dinner & Networking
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Welcome Reception
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Exhibit Theater Clinical Program & Networking Dinner (open to all workshop and conference registrants; please pre-register)

Avanir Exhibit Theater: Differentiating Depression, Behavioral Disturbances and PseudoBulbar Affect in LTC Resident with Neurological Conditions
Kelli Musick-Hocker, PharmD
Owner, Complete Pharmacy Consulting, LLC

*CE is not available for this session

Conference Programming
Thursday, March 16
7:00 am - 8:00 am
Registration, Continental Breakfast & Exhibits
8:00 am - 8:15 am
Angela Studnicka, PharmD
Chair, PSW Senior & Long Term Care Section Board

8:15 am - 9:15 am
"CMS Mega Rule": Reforms Significantly Impacting Pharmacy Services in Skilled Nursing Facilities
9:15 am - 9:30 am
Break & Exhibits
9:45 am - 10:45 am
Consultants' Corner: Regulations and Survey Update
Doug Englebert, RPh, MBA
Pharmacy Practice Consultant Bureau of Education Services and Technology Division of Quality Assurance,
Department of Health Services, Madison

10:45 am - 11:00 am
Break & Exhibits
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Self-Care for Caregivers
Jessica Schultz, MS, MFT, CFT
Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Fitness Trainer, Owner & Founder, BeYOUtiful Minds & Fitness LLC
12:00 pm - 12:20 pm
Break & Lunch Service Begins
12:20 pm - 1:20 pm
Janssen Exhibit Theater:XARELTO® Pivotal Trials and Recently Published Real World Evidence in NVAF & DVT/PE Including Elderly Patients with NVAF and Long-Term Care

*CE is not available for this session

12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

Acadia Exhibit Theater: Treating the Hallucinations and Delusions of Parkinson's Disease Psychosis
Dana Saffel, PharmD
Owner, PharmaCare Strategies

*CE is not available for this session


1:20 pm - 1:30 pm

Break & Exhibits


 Afternoon Breakout Sessions
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Transitions of Care: Pilots for Improvement
Rebecca Lauscher, PharmD
PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident
UW Health, Madison

Joshua Hevener, PharmD
PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Resident
Streu's Pharmacy Bay Natural, Green Bay

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Clinical Considerations for Consultants: Medication and Medical Record Review
Kristin Higgins, PharmD, BCPS, CGP, CACP
Clinical Pharmacist
Alixa Rx, Eden Prairie, MN
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Break & Exhibits
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Trauma-Informed Care: Hot Topic Primer for Pharmacists
Kimberly Lohman, MS LPC, CSAC, CSIT, IDPAIT
SSM Health Treatment & Recovery Center, Baraboo

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Common Cellulitis Myths and Misconceptions Debunked!
Lucas Schulz, PharmD, BCPS AQ-ID
Infectious Diseases Clinical Coordinator
UW Health, Madison


Conference Fees

  Member Type
Feb 24
Feb 24
  PSW Member- LTC Section
$120 $140
  PSW Member
  (includes 1-year LTC Section
  Non-Member Pharmacist
$165  $185
  Allied Health Professional
  (includes WASHA, WALA and
  WHCA members)
$75 $75
 Spouse (Meals & Breaks
 $45  $45

Pre Conference Fees

  Member Type
  LTC Section Members
  PSW Member Pharmacist
  Non-Member Pharmacist

Additional Material

Senior Care Brochure

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