Conference Agenda

*This agenda is tentative and subject to change. 

Thursday, August 24

12-5p Golf Tournament - The Oaks at Margaritaville Lake Resort

5:30-7p Welcome Reception

Friday, August 25

7:30a Registration

7:45a Conference Welcome

8a Pancakes and Politics - A legislative update over breakfast

9-10a Immunization Update on CDC/ACIP Vaccine Schedule Change - Lisa Cillessen, PharmD, BCACP

Description: The program will focus on recent CDC and ACIP changes to the vaccine schedules, including pneumococcal diseases, flu vaccine, MMR, Hepatitis B, and COVID-19. The program will highlight the changes and allow active participation in reviewing patient cases and selecting the correct vaccines indicated for the patient.

10:10-11:10a Missouri HealthNet Update - Josh Moore, PharmD; Angela Wilson

Description: This program will provide an update on changes to MO HealthNet (Missouri Medicaid) relevant to pharmacies and review important reminders of existing practices. Pharmacists and technicians will receive an update on the size and current process for MO HealthNet pharmacy and review data on outcomes from recent utilization management changes. In addition, learners will be made aware of new regulations that impact pharmacy.

11:10a-2:10p Trade Show - Visit with vendors from the pharmacy industry to get up-to-date information on innovative ideas and technology. 

12-1p Lunch (in the trade show hall)

2:20-3:20 p Improving Preceptor Skills: From Feedback to Overcoming Burnout - Sara Lingow, PharmD, BCACP

Description: Providing high-quality precepting is vital for pharmacy students, especially in offering students in their last year the opportunity to practice clinical applications and patient interactions for valuable experiences. This program will work through various skills to improve your precepting and rotation experience for students. These include personal development, including addressing burnout, in addition to implementable skills for your next rotation student.

  Networking Lounge: Open to all attendees. (additional time to discuss with exhibitors)

3:30-4:30p Missouri Board of Pharmacy Update - Kimberly Grinston, JD

4:40-5:40p Think Tank: Overcoming Barriers Open Forum (non-ce)

Description: This facilitated discussion will focus on barriers preventing the expansion of pharmacy in all practice settings with the goal of identifying potential solutions.

3:30-5:30p Networking Lounge: Open to all attendees

6p UMKC Alumni Reception

  UHSP Alumni Reception

7-9p Game Night: Washers, Cornhole, Networking

Saturday, August 26

7:30a Registration

8-9a Past Presidents' Breakfast (invite only)

  Breakfast Presentation: Novo Nordisk

9-10a Additional Revenue Streams: Examples of Advancing Practice -Lacy Epperson, PharmD; Richard "Tripp" Logan III, PharmD; Erica Mahn, PharmD, BC-ADM

Description: The program will focus on various clinical services that can be incorporated into the pharmacy as additional revenue streams. Revenue streams that will be discussed by subject matter experts include pharmacogenomics, injection billing, billing of MTM services, and more.Join our three expert speakers as they discuss the implementation of these clinical services, return on investment, and health outcomes for their patients. Each speaker will present a different example of revenue streams expanding practice with time for questions from the audience throughout the presentations.

10:10-11:10a The Impact of Personality and Team Dynamics on Workflow and Effectiveness - Kylie Barnes, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS; Kendall Guthrie, PharmD, BCACP

Description: Teams are comprised of various individuals, each with their own unique skills, experiences, and personalities. Personality tools assist in the analysis of one’s core beliefs that shapes the way a person views the world and the people around them. Without understanding the core motivators of those you are working closely with, having a high-performing team in a pharmacy work setting can prove to be difficult. Understanding individual team members’ personalities, motivators, and fears is essential to establishing an effective workflow and dynamic for teamwork. This session explores the use of the Enneagram in developing a robust pharmacy team for all practice settings.

9-11a Networking Lounge: Open to all attendees

11:10a-12:10p Lunch & Lounge

12:20-1:20p RX for Your Financial Wealth - Joe Baker, MBA

Description: In a recent survey, 51% of those making $100,000+ are living paycheck to paycheck. Multiple internal and external factors contribute to this common financial situation. This program outlines and defines common financial terms to develop a solid framework in the realm of finances. Building on that framework, learners will be exposed to various pathways to saving and spending and options for investing in future retirement. These tips and tricks aim to assist pharmacists in achieving financial independence.

  Networking Lounge: Open to all attendees (Topic - CPESN-MO)

1:30-2:30p Social Media: The Path to Patient Engagement and Increased Advertisement - Tanner Mitchell, PharmD

Description: Through the years, the role of pharmacists and technicians has been evolving, and the number of services the pharmacy can offer is advancing. The digital era doesn’t have to be daunting, especially as pharmacies now have a unique opportunity to educate their patients and market their clinical services through social media platforms. Additionally, effective marketing doesn't always need to be primarily selling your services, rather, effective marketing should include content that customers enjoy, interact with, and can relate to. The goal of this session is to encourage pharmacy teams to be inspired and utilize the unique opportunity of social media while providing them with the tools to do so effectively.

Impact of Medications on Wound Healing - Betsy Reynolds, PharmD, Martha Kelso, RN, LNC, HBOT

DescriptionOne of the main functions of skin is to protect the body from external factors such as bacteria, chemicals and temperature. As we age, our skin changes resulting in a decrease of less elasticity, reduction in thickness, increase in fragility, and overall impacting the integrity of skin as a protectant. Medications, especially in the elderly population, can further impact the integrity of skin and wound healing capabilities. The role of a pharmacist in our geriatric population is highlighted throughout this presentation through the review of medications and factors that impact skin integrity, impair wound healing, and cause adverse skin reactions.

1:30-6p Networking Lounge: Open to all attendees

2:40-3:40p Immunization Update: The New RSV Vaccine on the Block - Lisa Cillessen, PharmD, BCACP

Description: RSV is a highly contagious infection that impacts the elderly population each year. Over 177,000 hospitalizations of patients 65 years or older is reported each year in the US. Severity of RSV cases increases with age and comorbidities. At the most recent FDA advisory committee meeting, the committee voted to approve two recombinant protein subunit RSV vaccines, covering RSV-A and RSV-B, for patients 60 years or older. This session reviews the anticipated recommendations to be rolled out by the fall of 2023.

3:50-4:50p Unifying Pharmacy: An Expert Panel Discussion (non-ce) - Daniel Good, MS, RPh, FASHP; Christian Tadrus, PharmD, Sandra Guckian, IOM, MS, RPh; Russ Melchert, PhD, RPh

Description: Now, more than ever, pharmacy voices must come together for a louder impact to promote and protect our profession. Leaders on this panel will be representing multiple state and national pharmacy organizations including MPA, CPESN, MSHP, NCPA, NACDS, and academia. This panel will discuss how pharmacy and pharmacy teams from all settings can align priorities to work together to advocate for changes including payment models, expanding pharmacy services, and impacting the overall health care system.   

 5-6p CPESN-MO Business Meeting (CPESN-MO Pharmacies Only)

6-7p Reception

7-9p Gala

9-10p Crossroads Band  

*The networking lounge is a place where you can have one on one conversations with colleagues, charge your devices, catch up on business, or take a moment for yourself. Beverages will be available in the networking lounge throughout the conference.