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Pharmacy Practice Faculty and Student Present at the ACCP Global Conference

Pharmacy Practice Faculty and Student Present at the ACCP Global Conference


The American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) held The 2015 Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy, October 17–21, 2015, in San Francisco, California. The 2015 Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy will offers cutting-edge educational programming presented by some of the world's leading practitioners and researchers.

Dr. Dan Longyhore presented two programs with faculty from the St. Louis College of Pharmacy, University of Colorado, and Texas Tech University of Health Sciences in the ACCP Teaching and Learning Academy. The Teaching and Learning Certificate Program is an effort to assist in the recruitment, motivation, and preparation of clinical educators who can inspire students to advance the profession of pharmacy. This is a national program and Dr. Longyhore's participation as a faculty member is testament to his outstanding teaching skills.

Dr. Dan Longyhore and his wife, Dr. Leslie Johnson, present "Evaluating the accuracy of several different methods for estimating renal function for the purpose of dosing medication."

Dr. Karen Beth Bohan presented two posters at the conference. "Development and Implementation of a Pharmaceutical Care Skills Course in Uganda through the Fulbright Specialist Program " and poster "Building capacity to improve medication use in Uganda through a short-term, experiential pharmaceutical care skills training program in the USA for Ugandan pharmacists".

Dr. Dan Longyhore present "Using in-hospital COPD inhaled-medication regimens as predictors for subsequent hospital admissions."

Nicholas Patricia (P4) and Dr. Edward Foote present the poster Prospective Review of Interventions Resulting from Student Pharmacist Medication Reviews in Hemodialysis Patients. Later that evening (below), Nick presented his data at the Nephrology Practice and Research Network (PRN) meeting. Nick was recipient of an ACCP travel grant and a University mentoring grant.

Dr. Scott Bolesta presents A Poster Walk Rounds at the ACCP Annual Meeting: "Surveying for Success"