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Chicago College of Pharmacy (CCP) offers a variety of resources and continuing pharmacy education programs throughout the year.


Mission

The Chicago College of Pharmacy is committed to the lifelong learning of its alumni, preceptors, and other interested pharmacists and healthcare professionals. The College's programming builds on the expertise of its faculty and responds to practitioner needs.

Accreditation

Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

 


June 21, 2014 CE Program - Registration is now open! - click here

Title:
3rd Annual Updates in Diabetes and Related Chronic Care Topics

Intended audience:
Preceptors, alumni and other interested pharmacists

Sponsorship:
This program is sponsored in part by an independent medical educational grant from NovoNordisk, Inc. and support from the Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy Office of Experiential Education.

Overall Conference Goals:

  1. To educate participants with the most current evidence-based information about the prevention and treatment of diabetes and its related conditions
  2. To instill in participants a sense of responsibility and confidence to teach diabetes self-management and promote medication adherence and other healthy habits to patients
  3. To enhance the patient care skills of participants including their ability to engage and motivate their patients about sensitive health topics and counsel their patients on nutrition management 

Date/Time:
Saturday June 21, 2014

Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of pharmacy education. Participants may earn up to 7.5 contact hours (0.75 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education.  To earn the continuing education credit associated with each session, participants must attend the session in its entirety and submit a completed session evaluation and pre/post learning assessment for each session when applicable.  Statements of credit will be available on http://mycpemonitor.net within one month from the date of the program.

Location:
Hamburger University (on the McDonald's Campus)
2715 Jorie Boulevard
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Note: Business casual attire (at minimum) is required at Hamburger University. Please dress appropriately to comply with this policy.

Schedule-At-A-Glance:
Saturday, June 21, 2014 

Time

Activity

7:30AM

Registration/continental breakfast

*8:00AM

Keynote Addreess: Motivational Interviewing and Adult Learning Tools to Successfully Change Patients' Behavior

*9:05AM

2014 Highlights in Diabetes Management

10:05AM

Refreshment break

*10:15AM (concurrent sessions)

#1: Let's Get Honest: Crucial conversations with the diabetic patient

#2: The Plate that Sates: Assisting your diabetic patients with nutrition management

12:15PM

Lunch

*1:00PM (concurrent sessions)

#2: The Plate that Sates: Assisting your diabetic patients with nutrition management

#1: Let's Get Honest: Crucial conversations with the diabetic patient

3:00PM

Refreshment break

*3:15PM

Pre-diabetes: Helping our patients exit the fast lane to diabetes

*3:50PM

What's a nice complement! Guiding diabetic patients' decisions about herbals and OTC products

*4:25PM

This...is...Diabetes...Jeopardy!

4:55PM

Closing remarks/submission of evaluations

 *indicates sessions approved for ACPE accredited continuing pharmacy education

Registration:

  1. The registration fee for the all day program is $99.00, which includes all educational materials, food and beverages.
  2. Available registration discounts include:
    1. CCP alumnus registration fee: $49.50 (a 50% discounted fee) - must indicate graduation year when
    2. Active CCP preceptor: $25.00 (a 75% discounted fee)
      1. An active CCP preceptor is defined as a preceptor who has or will have precepted at least two CCP students between May 2013 and May 2015.
      2. Active CCP preceptor status will be verified through the Office of Experiential Education (OEE) and is subject to their approval.
      3. OEE will subsidize the remainder of the registration fee for all individuals who qualify for the active CCP registration fee rate.

To register, please complete and remit the attached form with payment or register online by clicking here.

Registration is limited to 100 individuals on a first come, first served basis.

Refund Policy:
Refunds, less a $15.00 cancellation fee regardless of full or discounted registration rate, will be issued for written requests on or before one week prior to the program. Refunds for nonattendance will not be issued after this date.

Registration Deadline:
The registration deadline is one week prior to the program (June 14, 2014).

Other Information:
A full list of the speakers and details about the individual educational activities can be found on the onlne registration page (click here).  This information can also be found in the registration brochure.

For information on CCP continuing education programs, please contact:
Jacob P. Gettig, Pharm.D., MPH, BCPS
Assistant Dean for Postgraduate Education
Chicago College of Pharmacy
Midwestern University
555 31st Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630/515-7324
jgetti@midwestern.edu


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