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Improving the Safety of Compounded Sterile Preparations: USP <800> Compliance in Hospital Practice

NJSHP North Chapter Meeting - 02/25/19

This North Chapter meeting had Lou Diorio, RPh, FAPhA presenting on Improving the Safety of Compounded Sterile Preparations: USP <800> Compliance in Hospital Practice

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Biosimilars – What Makes Them Unique? A Look at Clinical Efficacy and Regulatory Concerns

NJSHP North Chapter Meeting - 01/23/19

Presented by Maribel Pereiras, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP on 1/23/19

Beta Lactam Antibiotics and Skin Testing

NJSHP Central Chapter Meeting - 01/24/18

This lecture will describe the role of Penicillin Skin Test (PST) programs as a strategy to improve appropriate antimicrobial utilization by identifying patients that incorrectly report a penicillin allergy. It will raise awareness for the potential clinical and financial benefits and role of a well-structured PST program in the acute care setting by elaborating on the impact inappropriate antibiotic allergy documentation has on antibiotic selection. The lecture will also explain the signs and symptoms of a true anaphylactic allergy to a medication, and differentiate this from other reactions or side effects. It will also describe the process of performing, preparing, administering, and interpreting a penicillin skin test, and will highlight the roles that pharmacists and technicians can play in the development and implementation of a PST program. Lastly, the lecture will provide recommendations and strategies for implementation of a PST program within an acute care facility.

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Board Meeting

NJHA, 760 Alexander Road, Princeton, NJ - from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Board Meeting

NJHA, 760 Alexander Road, Princeton, NJ - from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Tri-State Health-System Pharmacy Summit 2019

Tri-State Health-System Pharmacy Summit 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

Tarrytown, NY 10591

Registration: 7:00 AM

Please plan to attend.


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Federal & State Updates

NJSHP North Chapter Meeting - 11/01/18

Prescribing & Dispensing Controlled Substances: The presentation reviewed the laws surrounding prescribing and dispensing controlled substances. The first hour focused on drug diversion. The second hour focused on cannabis law.

The 2019 NJSHP Annual Meeting is around the corner!

There are important dates to remember:

Abstracts Due: Monday, January 7th, 2019 (by 12 p.m. EST)

Primary Author Notification: Friday, February 1st, 2019

NJSHP Organizational Affairs Raffle Winners

We thank everyone for responding to the survey

Two NJSHP members won the raffle!

Medication Safety Symposium

NJSHP North Chapter Meeting - 10/06/18

Multiple presentations regarding Medication Safety presented.

The Role of the Pharmacist in the Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

NJSHP Central Chapter Meeting - 10/24/18

This program will review the role of the pharmacist in the management of COPD. Please join us as Dr. Fahim walks us through the pathophysiology of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD), summarizes current treatment guidelines and identify emerging drug therapies for COPD, and discusses the pharmacist’s role in the management of COPD.

Immunizations: Immunization Update 2018

NJSHP North Chapter Meeting - 9/24/19

The presentation reviewed the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) as well as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) immunization recommendations, schedules, and monitoring parameters.  In addition, challenges regarding immunizations in the hospital setting, storage requirements, and resources for information on immunizations were reviewed.      

 

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