Legislative Conference


Thank you for attending the 2017 Legislative Conference on Friday, November 17.

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8:30 AM Registration/Breakfast sponsored by WellCare of Kentucky
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM House of Delegates
10:00 AM BREAK
10:10 AM - 11:10 AM Practical Guide to Collaborative Care Agreements and Board-Authorized Protocols
0143-0000-17-113-L03-P&T | Knowledge | 0.1 CEU
Cassy Hobbs, PHARM.D., MBA, BCACP, LD, Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences, Director of Alumni Affairs
Claire Stall, PharmD, PGY1 Pharmacy Resident at University of Kentucky and American Pharmacy Services Corporation

  • Explain how collaborative care agreements allow pharmacists and prescribers to work together in caring for a patient.
  • Differentiate the requirements for preparation and utilization of a collaborative care agreement versus a board authorized protocol.
  • Examine the role collaborative care agreements and board-authorized protocols play in pharmacists providing patient care services.
  • Discuss the intricacies that complicate the implementation and utilization of board-authorized protocols.
11:10 AM - 11:20 AM BREAK

11:20 AM - 12:20 PM Effective Legislative Advocacy 
0143-0000-17-114-L03-P&T | Knowledge | 0.2 CEUs
Shannon Pratt Stiglitz, Vice President, Government Affairs

  • Explain the legislative process;
  • Express the importance of legislative advocacy to the profession;
  • Identify core activities necessary for effective legislative relationships;
  • Define successful strategies for communicating with legislators;
  • Identify methods of staying informed about issues that affect the profession; and
  • Describe the legislative advocacy from the viewpoint of legislators and active pharmacists and pharmacy

12:20 PM - 12:40 PM  Lunch
12:40 PM - 1:40 PM Effective Legislative Advocacy Continued with Invited Legislators   
1:40 PM - 1:50 PM BREAK
1:50 - 2:50 PM Public Health Trend Panel
0143-0000-17-115-L04-P&T | Knowledge | 0.1 CEU
Joanne Taheri – Lead panelist – Naloxone/Emergency Preparedness 
Emily Blaiklock - Vivitrol Injections 
Greg Corby-Lee - HIV/AIDS Continuing Education Program Director - Needle Exchange Program

  • Identify current problems with HIV in Kentucky
  • Concurrent HIV and AIDS diagnoses
  • Mortality among People Who Inject Drugs (PWID)
  • Outline opioid abuse and the related spread of Hepatitis C Virus in Kentucky
  • Distinguish the US Counties that are most vulnerable to an HIV outbreak
  • Discuss the extraordinary effectiveness of syringe exchange programs and expansion in Kentucky
  • Describe the pharmacists role in emergency preparedness.
  • Describe the pharmacy technicians and pharmacy students role in emergency preparedness.
  • Describe the legal statute and procedures that gives authority to deploy the mobile pharmacy
  • Describe the pharmacists role in Naloxone dispensing.
  • Describe the legal statute and collaborative care agreement involved with Naloxone dispensing.
  • Identify potential pharmacist roles in addressing the public health issue of addiction, specifically in treatment of addiction
  • Describe the benefits and barriers to starting a pharmacist-run addition treatment clinic in a community setting

2:50 PM - 3:00 PM BREAK
3:00 PM - 4:20 PM Pharmacy Topic Round-tables
Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Students, Legislators (invited) will discuss topics related to pharmacy. 
4:20 PM - 4:30 PM BREAK
4:30 PM House of Delegates 

Continuing Pharmacy Education

The Kentucky Pharmacy Education & Research Foundation is accredited by The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing Pharmacy education.

Target Audience
Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Pharmacy Students 

Requirements for Successful Completion

Upon the completion of the Legislative Conference all attendees will receive the attendance verification evaluation form via online survey sent to the email address used when registering for the conference. To be awarded credit, the learner must submit the completed evaluation form by Friday, November 24. 

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