2010 Alumni Reunion
Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza 350 N. Orleans Street Chicago, Illinois
Deb Fox at (312) 996-0160 or email@example.com
2010 PHARMACY ALUMNI REUNION WEEKEND
November 5-6, 2010
Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza
350 N. Orleans Street
Continuing Education Sessions -- Total Hours: 3.5
A Knowledge-based Program
Saturday, November 6, 2010
10:30 am - NOON Illinois Law Update (ACPE # 016-000-10-080-L03-P) -- Speakers: Ed Rickert, JD and Scott Meyers, RPh
a. Differentiate between the requirements of the Illinois Pharmacy Practice Act and the recently passed and current act;
b. Describe the implications of the recent changes on current and future pharmacy practice;
c. Analyze other pharmacy and healthcare-related legislation pending in the Illinois General Assembly and translate each bill’s potential effect on pharmacy practice;
d. State recent case law findings related to pharmacy practice.
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Three Concurrent Sessions
An Update on Diabetes Therapy (ACPE # 016-000-10-081-L01-P) -- Speaker: Daphne E. Smith-Marsh, PharmD, CD
a. Describe the updated treatment algorithm for type 2 diabetes;
b. Compare the effects of medications which affect the incretin system;
c. Describe the role of sodium-glucose co-transport inhibitors in glucose homeostasis;
d. Identify new diabetes therapies in development.
Pain Management Update (ACPE # 016-000-10-082-L01-P) -- Speaker: Julie A. Golembiewski, BS ’80, PharmD ’93
a. Discuss the reasons for the variability in response to opioids, the mainstay of therapy for moderate-severe pain;
b. Describe the concept of equianalgesia and recommend a process by which a patient would be switched from one opioid to another;
c. Contrast the differences between codeine, hydrocodone, morphine, hydromorpone, oxycodone, and methadone;
d. Recommend appropriate analgesia therapy following minor, moderate, and major surgery.
Helping Women Transition through Menopause (ACPE # 016-000-10-083-L01-P) -- Speaker: Louise Parent-Stevens, PharmD, BCPS
a. Identify the treatment options for the management of menopausal symptoms;
b. List the risks and benefits of hormone replacement therapy in a postmenopausal woman;
c. List the strategies that minimize the risk postmenopausal osteoporosis;
d. Identify patients who should be screened and/or treated for osteoporosis.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Repeat of the Above Current Session Topics
Evening Reunion Activities
6 pm Reception
7 pm Dinner
8:30 pm Recognition & Awards Program
Music and dancing to follow
Sunday, November 7, 2010
8-10 am Alumni Board Meeting
The Pharmacy Alumni Reunion is organized by the College of Pharmacy and the Pharmacy Alumni Association Board of Directors. Alumni from all classes are welcome, and alumni from honored classes will receive special recognition.
Please contact Deb Fox at (312) 996-0160 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Attn: Deb Fox
UIC College of Pharmacy
833 S. Wood Street (MC 874)
Chicago, IL 60612
The following awards will be presented at the Reunion dinner. To nominate a candidate, please complete one of the online forms noted below.
All nominations are due by August 15, 2010.
Please click the individual award to complete an online nomination form.
The Rising Star Award recognizes young alumni of the College of Pharmacy who have already distinguished themselves in their professional achievements within 10 years of their graduation.
The highest honor given to an alumnus by the college, the award recognizes a graduate who stands as an innovator, exhibits leadership and has contributed significantly to the pharmacy profession.
This award is given annually to honor individuals who have left an invaluable and lasting impression on the College and the pharmacy profession as a whole.
This award was named in honor of a former faculty member to recognize a person who has been generous in their service to the profession, the community and/or the College.
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