2017 OSPA Annual Convention & Trade Show

October 20-22, 2017 - Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel - Portland, OR 

Saturday. October 21, 2017

Title: Annual Self-Care Challenge

UAN: 0036-9999-17-116-L04-P

Speakers: Roberto Linares, BS, RPh; Mark Della Paolera, RPh, BSPharm, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP


Title: Politics Have Advanced the World of Pharmacy: Leveraging the Capabilities of Pharmacists to Increase Access to Health Care in Oregon

UAN: 0036-9999-17-117-L03-P

Speakers: Rep. Knute Buehler, MD; Rep. Rob Nosse


Title: You Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention

UAN: 0036-9999-17-118-L06-P

Speakers: Michelle Berlin, MD, MPh


Title: New Drug Update

UAN: 0036-9999-17-119-L04-P

Speakers: Natalea Suchy, PharmD, BCACP


Title: Having Difficult Conversations: Working Through Conflict and Uncertainty with Motivational Interviewing

UAN: 0036-9999-17-120-L06-P

Speakers: Alison Dent


Title: Optimizing Care for the Diabetic Patient

UAN: 0036-9999-17-121-L01-P

Speakers: Tiffanie Pye, PharmD, BCPS; Adriane Irwin, MS, PharmD, BCACP


Title: Reevaluating Medications When Caring for Older Adults

UAN: 0036-9999-17-122-L01-P

Speakers: David Lee, PharmD, PhD; Sarah Bissonnette, PharmD


Sunday, October 22, 2017  

Title: Oregon Board of Pharmacy – Law Update

UAN: 0036-9999-17-123-L03-P

Speakers: Cyndi Vipperman, CPhT; Fiona Karbowicz, RPh; Brianne Efremoff, PharmD, RPh


Title: Moving Beyond Red Flags: Training Community Pharmacists to Effectively Address the Opioid Epidemic

UAN: 0036-9999-17-124-L01-P

Speakers: Daniel Hartung, PharmD, MPh; Nicole O’Kane, PharmD


Title: Health Literacy: Skills for Effective Patient Communication

UAN: 0036-9999-17-125-L05-P

Speakers: Maia Boucher, MPh


Title: Breathe Easy: Current Updates to Care for Patients with Respiratory Disease

UAN: 0036-9999-17-126-L01-P

Speakers: Amy Bailey, PharmD


Oregon Board of Pharmacy's annual review of the

PIC Inspection reports

January 23, 2017 - Originally Live Streamed and Recorded

Please Note: There is NO Continuing Education Credit for the program this year. However, please watch for more CE opportunities in the future.

Video Link: All PICs and interested pharmacists are invited to watch via the link here.

  • There are two videos available once you click the link, one labeled "11am-12pm" that is Retail/LTC practice Self-Inspection Report discussion, and the other labeled "1pm-2pm" that is Hospital practice Self-Inspection Report discussion


Providence Health Plan Continuing Education

May 10-11, 2017 (7-9pm) - Providence Portland Medical Center; Cancer Center Amphitheater

Title: The Beers and Beyond: Improving Medication Safety and Effectiveness in Older Adults

Speaker: Melanie Geer, PharmD, BCPS; Sharon Leigh, PharmD, BCPS

UAN: 0036-9999-17-051-L05-P

OHSU Continuing Education



Portland VA Medical Center Continuing Education

September 26, 2017, 8AM - Portland VA Medical Center

Title: The Pharmacist's Role is Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Speaker: Cassandra Abeyta, PharmD

UAN: 0036-9999-17-010-L05-P

July 25, 2017, 8AM - Portland VA Medical Center

Title: Updates on HCV Treatment

Speaker: Long Do, PharmD

UAN: 0036-9999-17-009-L01-P