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How to Redeem Your CE Credits

Although you attended the live session, you MUST complete the online requirements to obtain your CPE Credit. The deadline for obtaining your CPE credit is August 14, 2017. This deadline is non-negotiable due to the CPE Monitor reporting timelines. Within 30 days following the CE activity date: Logon to www.GoToCEI.org* click on My Profile/Claim CE. Enter the CPE Activity Code provided in ENTER CPE ACTIVITY CODE box, click Apply and complete the evaluation. Click SUBMIT to send your information to CPE Monitor. Once your credit has been claimed, the activity will move to your Completed Activities.
*If this is the first time you are using the CEI website and you do not already have a profile, please go to My Profile and click on NEW TO CEI. Your CPE monitor e-profile number is needed within your CEI profile. You can access this number through www.MyCPEMonitor.net. If you have additional questions, contact the CEI team at 515-270-8118 or team@GoToCEI.org.

View the McKesson ideaShare 2017 Continuing Education course schedule below or download it for complete session descriptions.

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Wednesday, July 12

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Sessions Speakers
Staffing for Success Dave Wendland, Vice President, Strategic Relations Hamacher Resource Group, Inc., Waukesha, WI
Financial Fundamentals: Tools to Manage the Key Profit Drivers Rod Bristol, CFE, Executive Vice President Business Resource Services/Profit Mastery, Seattle, WA
Enhancing Non-Prescription Sales with Medication Synchronization Hashim Zaibak, PharmD, President/CEO Hayat Pharmacy, Milwaukee, WI
Helping Patients Make Sense of Their Diabetes: Taking Steps Toward Improving Adherence and Outcomes Bruce Berger, PhD, President and Professor Emeritus Berger Consulting, LLC and Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy, Auburn, AL
Conversation Starters: Engaging Your Patients at Pickup Dennis Song, BSPharm, Pharmacist OwnerFlower Mound Pharmacy & Herbal Alternatives, Flower Mound, TX
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Point-Of-Care Testing: Making it Work in Your Pharmacy Don Klepser, PhD, MBA, Associate Professor University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
How to Maximize Your Workflow to Make Every Encounter Count Randy P. McDonough, PharmD, MS, CGP, BCPS, FAPhA Co-Owner and Director of Clinical Services Towncrest, Solon Towncrest, and Towncrest Compounding Pharmacies, Iowa City, IA
Enhancing Prescriber Relationships: Making it a Win-Win John Gregg, PharmD, Chief Operations Officer Thrive Pharmacy Solutions, Prosper, TX
Integrating Technology into Your Workflow: How to Enhance the Patient Experience and Pharmacy Business Growth Aaron Sihota, BSc (Pharm), RPh, Clinical Faculty and Primary Care Pharmacist UBC Faculty of Pharmacy/BioPro Biologics, Vancouver, BC
Immunization Administration Training and Refresher
(Registration must be completed in advance at www.gotocei.org. There is an additional fee of $240.)
Miranda Wilhelm, PharmD, Clinical Associate Professor SIUE School of Pharmacy, Edwardsville, IL

Thursday, July 13

9:00 am – 10:00 am
Legislative and Regulatory Update Mark Kinney, RPh, Senior Vice President Government Relations Independent Pharmacy Cooperative, Louisville, CO
DIR Fees: What You Need to Know Valerie C. Fortin, Sr. Director, PBM Relations McKesson Corporation, AccessHealth, Columbus, OH
Navigating the Billing Maze: The Basics of Medicare Part B Billing David Pope, PharmD, CDE, Chief of Innovation Creative Pharmacist, Evans, GA
What MACRA Means for Prescriber-Pharmacist Partnerships John Gregg, PharmD, Chief Operations Officer Thrive Pharmacy Solutions, Prosper, TX
Lisa Umfleet, RPh, CDE, CGP, Owner Parkland Health Mart Pharmacy, Desloge, MO
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Best Use of Social Media Elizabeth Estes, Chief Idea Officer Meraki Social, LLC, Holland, MI
Building a Culture of Quality: How to Get There Elliott Sogol, PhD, RPh, FAPhA, VP Professional Relations Pharmacy Quality Solutions, Durham, NC
Gamechangers in Pharmacy Geoffrey Wall, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, CGP, Professor Drake University, Des Moines, IA
Immunization Update Miranda Wilhelm, PharmD, Clinical Associate Professor SIUE School of Pharmacy, Edwardsville, IL
Finding Niche Opportunities Dave Wendland, Vice President, Strategic Relations Hamacher Resource Group, Inc., Waukesha, WI
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Effective Pharmacy Management — What Others are Doing Bruce Kneeland, Principal Consultant Kneeland Services, Prescott, AZ
Driving Improved Profits: A Roadmap to Success Rod Bristol, CFE, Executive Vice President Business Resource Services/Profit Mastery, Seattle, WA
Leading the Team in a Changing Environment Kelley Babcock, BS, MEd, Chief Operating Officer Pharmacy Development Services, West Palm Beach, FL
340B Contract Pharmacy Basics Jason Atlas, RPh, MBA, Manager, 340B Education and Compliance Support Apexus, Irving, TX
Choosing Wisely: Pharmacist-Initiated Naloxone Dispensing Jeffrey Bratberg, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Professor University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, Kingston, RI

Friday, July 14

7:45 am – 8:45 am
Buying and Selling a Pharmacy Jim Springer, Vice President, RxOwnership, Valrico, FL
A Primer on Medication Synchronization Jason Turner, PharmD, RPh Pharmacy Development Services, West Palm Beach, FL
Focusing on Millennials to Grow Your Business TBD
Integrating Chronic Care Management into Community Pharmacy Practice Jonathan G. Marquess, PharmD, CDE, President/CEO The Institute for Wellness and Education, Inc., Acworth, GA
Making Marketing Work for You Kevin Joyce, BA, Senior Vice President EMG3, Falmouth, ME

Saturday, July 15

7:45 am – 8:45 am
Making the Most of Your Team: Expanding the Role of the Pharmacy Technician Christine Cline-Dahlman, BFA, CPhT, Director of Education and Training The Institute for Wellness and Education, Inc., Woodstock, GA
Re-Engineering Your Pharmacy Practice: Promoting Adherence-Based Care Bri Morris, PharmD, Director, Strategic Initiatives National Community Pharmacists Association, Alexandria, VA
How to Engage Your Patients Through a Systematic Approach Randy P. McDonough, PharmD, MS, CGP, BCPS, FAPhA Co-Owner and Director of Clinical Services Towncrest, Solon Towncrest, and Towncrest Compounding Pharmacies Iowa City, IA
Ask the Pharmacist: Counseling Your Patients on Contraceptives Laura Borgelt, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, Associate Dean and Professor University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy, Aurora, CO