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2018 PSW Annual Meeting

Kalahari Resort & Convention Center1305 Kalahari Dr
Baraboo, WI 53965

For reservations please call the hotel directly at 1.877.253.5466 and mention the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin 2018 room block by August 1, 2018 to receive the block rate of $129/night + tax.


Thursday, August 23

7:30 am – 4:15 pm  Immunization Delivery for Pharmacists separate registration required; click link for more information
10:00 am – 1:00 pm PSW Annual Golf Outing
Wild Rock Golf Club
4:30 pm 6:00 pm Registration Open
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Welcome Reception
This casual reception provides all meeting attendees the opportunity to enjoy drinks, appetizers, and conversation with one another.


Friday, August 24
6:45 am – 5:30 pm Registration Open
7:00 am – 8:00 am Legislative Breakfast
Plan to attend this annual function and receive a quick briefing on important health policy issues.
General Sessions - Friday  
8:30 am – 10:00 am Making This Your Best Year Ever
Randy Fox
FoxPoint LLC, Wauconda, IL

10:15 am – 11:30 am A Family's Journey in the Battle Against Heroin
Lybert Family

Your Choice to Live

Luncheon Programming - Friday  
11:30 am – 1:30 pm Poster Session & Lunch - click here to submit an abstract (due July 30)
11:30 am – 3:15 pm Exhibit Showcase
11:30 am – 1:30 pm  Ambulatory Care Advisory Board (ACAB) Meeting (invitation only)
11:45 am – 12:45 pm Merck Exhibit Theater
11:45 am – 12:45 pm Incyte Exhibit Theater
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm It Takes a Village: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Addressing Opioid Misuse and Abuse in Wisconsin
* The Scope of Opioid Misuse and Abuse in Wisconsin
* Leveraging Technology and Your Team to Combat the Opioid Epidemic
* Facilitating Crucial Patient Conversations
* Advocacy for Better Tomorrow
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Health-System Pharmacy Leadership Forum
* Hot Topics in Pharmacy Leadership Networking Session
* Medication Management, Pain, and Sterile Compounding: Standards and Challenges
Don Janczak, PharmD, BCPS, CPHQ
System Director of Pharmacy, MercyHealth, Janesville
Concurrent Sessions - Friday  
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm Updating Your Immunization Recommendations: Leveraging WIR, Providing Zoster Vaccine, and Improving Delivery
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Medical Spanish for Medication Histories 
Robert Mueller, PharmD, BCPS  

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Concordia University Wisconsin School of Pharmacy, Mequon​

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm Sponsored Break
3:15 pm – 4:45 pm Partners in Progress: Providing Effective Feedback
Sarah Schenkat
Organization Development Leader, SSM Health, Madison 
3:15 pm – 4:45 pm Controversies in Hypertension Mangement: Following the Guidelines?
Andy Cannon
Networking - Friday  
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Ambulatory Care Advancement Coaching (ACAC) (separate registration required; click here for more information)
4:45 pm – 5:45 pm Novo Nordisk Exhibit Theater Happy Hour
4:45 pm – 5:45 pm Genentech Exhibit Theater Happy Hour
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Phi Delta Chi Reception - Wisconsin Brew Pub
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Friday Night Party - Kalahari Indoor Theme Park
Join us at the Kalahari Indoor Theme Park for some family fun! Try climbing the rock wall, navigating the ropes course, go-karting, bowling, mini golf, and much more! Dinner will be provided. This event is included in your full and Friday-only registration.


Saturday, August 25
7:30 am – 5:15 pm Registration Open
General Sessions - Saturday  
8:30 am – 9:.30 am Provider Status: Shaping Tomorrow's Practice Opportunities Together
9:45 am – 10:45 am  Saving the underserved: Celebrating 10 Years of Making a Difference with WPQC
10:45 am – 11:15 am PSW Membership Briefing
Nick Olson, PharmD, BCACP
PSW President
11:15 am – 11:45 am Presidential Remarks
Matt Mabie, RPh
PSW President-Elect
9:30 am – 5:30 pm NCPA Enhanced Services Booth Camp
Luncheon Programming - Saturday  
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Bristol-Myers Squibb/Pfizer Exhibit Theater
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm PSW Adherence Competence Collaborative (PACC) Meeting (invitation only)
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm    Concordia University Wisconsin School of Pharmacy Luncheon
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm    Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Luncheon
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm    University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy Alumni Association Luncheon
1:35 pm – 4:30 pm Student Session
Population Health: What Student Pharmacists Need to Know
Chris Barron, RPh

Executive Director- Population Health
Fort HealthCare, Fort Atkinson

Roundtable Discussions with Pharmacy Leaders
Concurrent Sessions - Saturday  
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Walking on Common Ground: Steps to Improve Employee Engagement and Conflict Management in teh Workplace
Michelle Farrell, PharmD
Owner/Manager, Boscobel Pharmacy, Boscobel

Jill Michaud, PharmD, BCPS
Director of Pharmacy, Aspirus Wausau Hospital, Wausau

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Inhaler Technique - Considerations for the Geriatric Patient (Senior Care)
Tracey Head, PharmD, BCGP
Consulting and Clinical Pharmacist
Oakwood Pharmacy, Madison
Kelly Kempen, Student Pharmacist
Concordia University Wisconsin, School of Pharmacy 

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Ambulatory Care Networking Session
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Starting with the End in Mind - Creating a united Team Vision
Jack Davis 

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Caring for Transgender Patients 
Rowan Karaman, MD  
Fellow, Endocrinology, UW Health, Madison 
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm

Ambulatory Pharmacists' EMR Documentation: Best Practices
Moderator: Julie Pawola, PharmD  

Clinical Pharmacist, Pharmacy Informatics, UW Health, Madison
Barry McClain, PharmD, MS
Manager, Pharmacy Information Systems, Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee
Kerry Goldrosen, PharmD  
Informatics Pharmacist, UW Health, Madison

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Antimicrobial Stewardship: Appropriate Use of Antibiotics in Dentistry
Forrest Beck, Student Pharmacist 
Concordia University Wisconsin, School of Pharmacy 
Ben Strobel, Student Dentist 
Marquette University School of Dentistry 
Networking - Saturday  
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Independents Networking Session
During this structured networking time for owners and prospective owners, attendees will have the opportunity to talk about key topics in independent pharmacy practice.

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Wisconsin Residency Showcase
Wisconsin residency programs are invited to network with student pharmacists attending the conference during this showcase session. Table registration is free to Wisconsin residency programs as long as those staffing the program's table are registered for the full conference. Email intern@pswi.org to register your program.

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Meeting of the Editorial Advisory Board - Journal of the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (invitation only)
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm President’s Reception & Awards Banquet 
Join us for Wisconsin Pharmacy's finest affair. This special event will recognize the outgoing Board members and officers and install those who will be serving the next term. It's also a time to honor the 2018 award recipients. In order to attend this event, students must add a banquet ticket to their student registration.


Sunday, August 26

9:00 am – 10:00 am Church Service


Janssen Exhibit Theater











Full Conference Fees

  Member Type Before
Aug 3
Aug 3
  PSW Member $375 $435
  Non-Member $515 $615
  PSW Tech Member $195  $225
  Tech Non-Member
  (includes PSW membership)
$260 $290
  Pharmacy Student $150 $185
  Resident/Grad Students $260 $290


Daily Conference Fees

  Member Type Before
Aug 3
Aug 3
  PSW Member $240 $270
  Non-Member $365 $395
  PSW Tech Member $115  $145
  Tech Non-Member
  (includes PSW membership)
$180 $210
  Pharmacy Student $110 $140
  Resident/Grad Students $160 $190


NCPA Enhanced Services Boot Camp
If you are attending the PSW conference, this boot camp is included in your registration. If you are an NCPA member and wish to attend the boot camp or full conference, please see the registration prices below.

  NCPA Registration Before
Aug 3
Aug 3
  Saturday ONLY $240 $270
  Full Conference $495 $580


Interdisciplinary Opioid Misuse Symposium
If you are attending the PSW conference, this symposium is included in your registration. If you are another healthcare professional, please see registration prices below.

Healthcare Professional Registration Before
Aug 3
Aug 3
  Friday ONLY $365 $395
  Full Conference $515 $615

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Additional Material

Click here to download the Poster Abstract Form.

Click here to download the PDF Registration form. 

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