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Pharmacy Law & Practice Conference
September 16, 2017 • Garden Grove, CA

Register now for CPhA's Pharmacy Law & Practice Conference on September 16 in Garden Grove, CA! Dynamic presentations that focus on current and emerging trends around pharmacy law and practice. Attend in-person or opt for a live online stream of the conference! Target audience includes; pharmacy staff, consultants, managers, directors, and executives from all practice settings.   

 8:00 am - 9:00 am                              Registration/Continental Breakfast
 9:00 am - 10:30 am   General Session: 2017 New Laws Review
 10:45 am - 12:15 pm   Breakout Session: Non-Sterile Compounding
    Breakout Session: Common Recordkeeping Errors
 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm   Lunch
 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm   Breakout Session: Sterile Compounding

  Breakout Session: Cures 2.0 and the Pharmacist Corresponding Responsibility 
 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm   General Session: Licensure Defense from the Board of Pharmacy

  

2017 New Laws Review

Presented by Tony J. Park, Pharm.D., J.D., Principal Attorney, California Pharmacy Lawyers

  • Recognize all new pharmacy laws in California
  • Distinguish between old and new rules of pharmacy practice
  • Construct a pharmacy action plan to ensure conformity with all new laws
  • Identify potential pitfalls caused by the new pharmacy law

Non-Sterile Compounding

Presented by Henry Truong, PharmD, MHA, ABAAHP, FAARM, of Mariner Advanced Pharmacy

  • Identify legally minimum required records for all non-sterile compounded products
  • Determine proper handling and storage of all materials and drugs and proper care and maintenance of compounding equipment
  • Discuss the implications of newly implementing, or continuing to offer, non-sterile compounding into a pharmacy practice

Common Recordkeeping Errors - PBM Recoupments and BOP Enforcement Actions

Presented by Ivan Petrzelka, PharmD, JD, MBA, California Pharmacy Lawyers

  • Identify recordkeeping areas frequently audited by Board of Pharmacy
  • Identify recordkeeping errors serving as grounds for PBM recoupments
  • Develop mitigation and risk management strategies to minimize regulatory and financial risk

Cures 2.0 and the Pharmacist Corresponding Responsibility 

Presented by Ivan Petrzelka, PharmD, JD, MBA, California Pharmacy Lawyers

Pharmacy and Pharmacist Staff Education on Cures 2.0 and the Pharmacist's corresponding responsibility regarding controlled substance prescriptions under California Board of Pharmacy Law and federal Drug Enforcement Agency Requirements with recommendations for compliance best practices

  • Understand the functionality of CURES 2.0 and its limitations
  • Recite the Pharmacist Corresponding Responsibility for Controlled Substance Prescriptions
  • Formulate strategy for utilization of CURES in compliance with Corresponding Responsibility
  • Discuss what it means for pharmacists and pharmacies to utilize Cures 2.0 to meet their Corresponding Responsibility

Sterile Compounding

Presented by Henry Truong, PharmD, MHA, ABAAHP, FAARM, of Mariner Advanced Pharmacy

  • Identify legally minimum required records for all sterile compounded products
  • Determine proper handling and storage of all materials and drugs and proper care and maintenance of compounding equipment
  • Discuss the implications of newly implementing, or continuing to offer, sterile compounding into a pharmacy practice

Licensure Defense from the Board of Pharmacy

Presented by Tony J. Park, Pharm.D., J.D., Principal Attorney, & Ivan Petrzelka, PharmD, JD, MBA, California Pharmacy Lawyers

  • Identify potential threats and common types of governmental enforcement action
  • Implement risk mitigation strategies to avoid adverse government action
  • Outline steps in handling regulatory inquiry
  • Discuss best practices

Tony J. Park, Pharm.D., J.D., Principal Attorney, California Pharmacy Lawyers

Principal attorney, Tony J. Park, Pharm.D., J.D., brings unique insight and expertise based on his vast former experiences: as pharmacy manager of a chain drug store, as owner of multiple pharmacy-related businesses including an independent Hispanic pharmacy, home care company, secondary wholesaler, billing & reimbursement agency service, home nursing agency service, and closed-door pharmacy. He was also owner and Pharmacist-In-Charge of a compounding-only pharmacy licensed as one of the first “licensed sterile compounding“ facilities in California. He is also currently a legislative advocate, an adjunct professor of pharmacy law and ethics, and a pharmacy continuing education speaker. As one of the very few Pharmacist-Attorneys in California, Tony J. Park, Pharm.D., J.D. has extensive experiences across numerous areas of pharmacy practice. He is passionate about representing clients in governmental agency enforcement actions, educating individuals about changes and developments in regulatory healthcare law, and consulting new and existing businesses about current and future opportunities in healthcare.

 

Ivan Petrzelka, PharmD, JD, MBA, California Pharmacy Lawyers

Dr. Ivan Petrzelka is a Pharmacist-Attorney with extensive experience in all aspects of pharmacy practice. After practicing pharmacy for over 20 years, he switched directions and became an attorney specializing in pharmacy law. Dr. Petrzelka represents pharmacists and pharmacy owners in enforcement actions before government regulatory agencies and provides consulting services in healthcare regulatory matters. He also teaches pharmacy law and ethics at the California Northstate University College of Pharmacy.

 

Henry Truong, PharmD, MHA, ABAAHP, FAARM, of Mariner Advanced Pharmacy

Henry has been a practicing pharmacist for more than 10 years. He attended UC Davis for undergraduate, MCPHS, Boston, MA for his Doctor of Pharmacy Degree, and CSU East Bay for his Master's Degree in Health Care Administration. Prior to co-founded MAPRx in 2012, Henry was employed as a clinical pharmacist for several hospitals. He is a Fellow & Diplomat of the Metabolic Medical Institute, Anti-Aging & Functional Medicine, an active member and Advisory Council Member of the Professional Compounding Center of America (PCCA), the California Pharmacists Association (CPhA), and the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP). As a compounding pharmacist who shares “a passion and fire for the art of compounding," Henry is nationally recognized by his peers. He was recently named the recipient of the George Roentsch Award, an honor that recognizes an outstanding compounding pharmacist who embodies the innovation and sharing nature of George Roentsch, a well-known compounding pharmacist in the industry. 

 

The California Pharmacists Association (#0113) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Upon completing an evaluation form, participants will be awarded up to 6 hours (0.6 CEUs) of Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit. A statement of credit will not be issued. Participants may log onto the CPE monitor website using their individual log in to download their statement of credit. Please allow 4 weeks for processing of CPE credits to the CPE monitor. UAN: 0113-0000-17-055-H03-P, 0113-0000-17-055-L03-P; 0113-0000-17-056-H07-P, 0113-0000-17-056-L07-P; 

0113-0000-17-057-H03-P, 0113-0000-17-057-L03-P; 

0113-0000-17-058-H04-P, 0113-0000-17-058-L04-P; 

0113-0000-17-059-H07-P 0113-0000-17-059-L07-P; 

0113-0000-17-060-H04-P, 0113-0000-17-060-L04-P

 


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(Attend in-person or live online streaming available)

CPhA Member
$249 (in-person)
$269 (live streaming)

Non-Member
$449 (in-person)
$469 (live streaming)

Online Registration closes after September 8, 2017. 
Please note: Cancellations are subject to 30% handling fee, there will be NO REFUNDS issued for cancellations received within 10 business days prior to program. Cancellations must be in writing. Refunds will NOT be made for no-shows. However, substitutions will be allowed. Should CPhA cancel the program, a full registration fee refund will be issued.
Hotel Information

Anaheim Marriott Suites
12015 Harbor Blvd.
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Hotel Website

Room rate: $149/night
To make a hotel room reservation, book online by clicking here.

Reservation deadline extended until:         September 1, 2017 (or until room block is full)

Parking: Complimentary